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Quinn Corrigan

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  1. What do you notice about the Lubitsch touch? How do the props, the dialogue, and the staging help you understand the character of Alfred (Maurice Chevalier)? The Lubitsch touch is a very vaudeville style in that on character speaks directly to the audience while the other characters don't see the audience. Also the different camera close ups are very dramatic and helped to raise the stakes in regards to the current conflict. Also they helped to give the audience a better idea of what was going on because the two characters were both talking in French. Based on this scene, what are
  2. What do you notice about the interaction between the characters in these two scenes? Please give specific examples. Both of these characters are in competition with one another to one up the other. This competition though is playful and romantic rather then malicious. This competition helps to create a sexual tension between them that will later lead to there love and chemistry. For example, in the first scene Nelson Eddy first wins her over with the song but then purposely lets it slip that he uses this song on other girls by changing out the name. By doing this he first draws her
  3. 1. Do you agree that the clip exhibits a brighter perspective of life than might be realistic? Why or why not?  First off, I agree that this clip exhibits a brighter perspective of life than might be realistic because it shows people throwing around money like its nothing with Ziegfeld giving the man 5 pounds and saying that hes trying to loose weight. Also during the performance the house is completely full of people. During the Great Depression people couldn't afford to go to see shows so the audience was almost never completely packed. Having the audience full shows the view
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