chapter  6
Physical Rhythm
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In the late 1920s Soviet fi lmmaker Dziga Vertov made a strong argu-

ment, in words and through his fi lms, for editing being a means of

showing the truth of the movement of the world:

If one is concerned with physical rhythm, one is concerned, as Vertov

proclaims above, with “meaningful rhythmic visual order, ” not as a

means to something else but as a revelation in and of itself.