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  1. 1. The POV tracking shot of the boys walking caused the viewer to feel their dread and anxiety of being called to the admin's office. We could see the admin through their eyes, and he looked pretty intense and upset. 2. The technique added feeling to the scene. H forced us into their position, and possibly, made us sympathize with at least one of the young men. 3. What connections (visual techniques, images, motifs, themes) do you notice between films that came before this (The Pleasure Garden, The Lodger) and a film that came after it (The Ring)? Please cite specific examples. The most
  2. H edits this scene to clearly show the wife's alliance with the other man. Her husband, never shown with her, can subjectively see through the mirror only his wife and her beau. Not having seen this before, I thought he was looking at a ghost only he could see. As the clip progressed, the mirror served to illustrate that the couple had some work to do on their relationship: going beyond what was reflected in the mirror. Kudos to H for the clever prop placement that allows the audience to see the internal struggle the husband faces.
  3. 1. Both films exploit the public's reaction: the men's leering in The Pleasure Garden and the spread of knowledge and fear from the frenzied bystanders. The cutting to various characters turns industrial as we move from the telegraph to the printing press and ultimately ride in the delivery truck. 2. I noticed the double shots on the telegraph. He did this in shots of three later in The Birds most noticeably. You look; you look closer. Subtle impact. And phone booths as a way to expand the story. The Lodger also shows his love of text and including the viewer in the next insight. 3. T
  4. 1. Yes, his touch was here. Reminded me of interview about montage and H mentioned "a dirty old man." I also saw the contrast in black and white like Rebecca. The opera glasses reminded of LB Jefferies spying. The girl with the curl rebuffing the gentleman reminded me of Max de Winter's attitude to Mrs. Van Hopper's question of his having unpacked yet. We also saw the zoom on the pickpocket. 2. Absolutely I see elements that will continue to appear throughout H's art. 3. The lack of spoken dialogue wasn't consequential. H was aware of what audience needed to comprehend every nuanc
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