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  1. The first Judy Garland film I recalled watching was "The Wizard of Oz". My first impression was that she was sweet and innocent. After I viewed those clips, I view her as someone who is mature and has extraordinary talent. Some films that show her increasing ability to capture an audience's imagination as a storyteller when she sings a lyric are "The Harvey Girls" and "Meet Me in St. Louis".
  2. One scene I watched that was designed to promote American values was the 1878 4th of July parade in Providence, Rhode Island. There were American flags up and down the street, parade goers waving American flags and Army soldiers marching down the parade route. Even though this scene took place in the 18th century, the symbolism of it was relevant and was designed to stir patriotism among the audience during World War II. The dialogue works to boost American morale when Roosevelt says to Cohan, "You carry your country like a flag, right out in the open." This film will feel differen
  3. In the first scene, Sergeant Bruce demonstrates to Rose Marie that he is as much of a good tenor as the Italian tenor that Rose Marie is seeing. At the same time, he professes his love to her in song, while Rose Marie secretly ponders at the thought that she is in love with him while listening to his song. In the second scene, Rose Marie is dejected when she couldn't add pep to the song she was singing at the saloon and Sergeant Bruce has genuine concern for her as she could not keep up. I haven't seen them in other films, at least, not yet. These clips tell me that the male/female
  4. I agree that this clip displays a bright perspective of life because during the Great Depression audiences were looking for an escape. I anticipate the theme of the backstage rivalry for a girl’s love. If “The Great Ziegfeld” was shot as a pre-code film, Florenz Ziegfeld’s philandering would have been on display.
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