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| 9. Greatest Single Tracking Shot | Things in the Slow and Steady Wins the Race Time Capsule for 2014

There are nine days remaining in 2014 so we thought we would countdown and share with you some of the items and ideas we would put in our time capsule. For us they straddle the very specific space of the timely with the timeless; sometimes sublimely anachronistic, but always fundamentally classic.

The opening sequence of Orson Welles’s Touch of Evil is one of the greatest single tracking shot in cinema history, a masterful way of storytelling.