[Readings] Cinefiles Adjust Share By Luc Sante By Luc Sante, from an essay that appeared in March in Metrograph Edition, a publication of the Metrograph Theater in New York. Sante’s most recent book is The Other Paris. Subscribe or log in to read the rest of this content. Tags 20th century History Motion picture audiences Motion pictures Theaters More from Luc Sante A Crew of Variegated Weirdos In Voltaire’s novel Zadig (1747), the titular Babylonian philosopher has written some verses praising the king. When it… A roller coaster, dropping By Luc Sante, from an essay that appeared in March in Metrograph Edition, a publication of the Metrograph… Adjust Share Close Sorry, you have already read your free article(s) for this month. From the Archive Timeless stories from our 169-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day. Email address Sign Up Got it! Thanks for signing up!