Such works are impossible to digitize--and not only because the "visual magma" is not translatable, but because many of Gehr's early films, including Serene Velocity; all of Dorsky's films; and all the Warhol silents must be shown at silent speed
(16 or 18 frames per second), which is a third slower than sound speed.
Freakishly fast but eerily quiet, you find your head coping with an entirely new sensation of silent speed
. And since there are no gears to change on the one-speed auto, the power comes in a tsunamilike rush.
Turkey hunters, bear baiters, and even whitetail fanatics are all finding the silent speed
of a bike advantageous.
WHAT happened when the Mirror's motormouth Siobhan McNally tried silent speed