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  1. 1. Do you agree that the clip exhibits a brighter perspective of life than might be realistic? Why or why not? Yes. Ziegfeld gave away five pounds like it was nothing. There was no suggestion that money was scarce but that it was dispensable. People were lavishly dressed, at the theater, and throwing money to doormen. Like in the lecture, Depression era films were about escapism. People wanted to forget the hardships of the current economy. What themes or approaches might you anticipate from this clip in other Depression era musicals? More escapism - lavish taste, ex
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