Jump to content
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...


  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

About Vincenap

  • Rank
  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 fourth wall breaks convince the audience that they should be on Chevalier’s side, even though he is a womanizer and, in modern-day films, would be either a definitive anti-hero or perhaps the villain. We know, given the size of the space, that he has money (or is supported by someone else’s wealth). He seems to be an amused observer, as he watches the interaction between the husband and wife but makes no attempt to help or to com
  2. Do you agree that the clip exhibits a brighter perspective of life than might be realistic? Why or why not? Yes, the clip is definitely depicting a brighter perspective. The clip shows rich people, dressed to the nines, enjoying a night in (what I would call) a fancy theater most people watching this film would not have had the resources to do the same. Even though it takes place in a city, everything is clean and there’s no sign of the desperation the majority of the population would have felt at this time. What themes or approaches might you anticipate from this clip in other De
  3. What do you notice about the interaction between the characters in these two scenes? Please give specific examples. i noticed that the characters don’t touch. Of course, in the first scene Eddy’s character is rowing, but in a modern-day movie, sone contrivance would require them to be mushed up together and the bodily contact—not the song or conversation—would be the method of courtship (as it were). Macdonald’s facial expressions are very important in her acting, but she keeps her feelings for Eddy’s character and her embarrassment at being found in a saloon hidden by turning her f
© 2021 Turner Classic Movies Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Cookie Settings
  • Create New...