1. Do you agree that the clip exhibits a brighter perspective of life than might be realistic? Why or why not?
I agree that life is presented as very cheerful and simple in this movie. Conflict is lighthearted. It is truly an escape from reality.
2. What themes or approaches might you anticipate from this clip in other Depression era musicals?
Wealth, larger than life sets, beautiful women, lighthearted conflict, not a care in the world.
3. Since this is a musical that was made after the motion picture code was enforced, how might you imagine it might have been filmed