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  1. 1. Compare the opening of The Lodger to the opening of The Pleasure Garden - what similarities and differences do you see between the two films? With both films, it seems they open with some kind of chaos; the girls rushing down the stairs for their performance, and the victim in her final moments. The most obvious difference is the use of light a shadow (maybe a screen?) for the films. The Pleasure Garden was bright to depict 'show quality' and style. The Lodger was darker impression, to show a more darker content, and sets the 'in the shadows of the night' vibe. 2. Identify elements
  2. 1, I definitely agree with others that you can see touches of Hitchcock in this opening sequence. The first thing that stuck out for me is the focus on the blonde. Though I know he didn't always have a blonde as the main feature in his movies, when he did, they tended to be at the forefront. I also noticed he makes you 'focus' on a specific thing, like the staircase, and it made sense, having listened to the video interview. He'd stated he builds sets according to how he'd film the shot. 2. There are definitely themes that we'll see again throughout his career. The blonde at the forefront
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