What do you notice about the interaction between the characters in these two scenes? Please give specific examples. Canoe Scene: Flirting, Coy/Coquette, Innocence. Scene #2- class segregation, intimidation
If you have seen either or both of these actors in other films or television shows, please share your perceptions about them. I've seen most of their movies, and they pretty much follow the same formula with an opera musical style. You know what you are getting when you watch their movies.
What do these clips tell you about the male/female relationships as they are depicted in the films during this era? Traditional male/female roles, strong heroic man rescues beautiful helpless female, in America you can marry up!
What norms might you expect are supported under the Hollywood Film Code? Morality, purity, honesty, hard work ethic, good clean fun!