The Cheat (1915)

From Brushed in Light: Calligraphy in East Asian Cinema by Markus Nornes

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  • Page 20 →Figure 1.3. Native speakers clearly wrote the calligraphy for The Wrath of the Gods (1914). The medallion on the right says “Ince” in katakana, and the left has the characters for “company.” In contrast, most Western films use faux calligraphy for East Asian writing.