Do you agree that the clip exhibits a brighter perspective of life than might be realistic? Why or why not?
What themes or approaches might you anticipate from this clip in other Depression era musicals?
Since this is a musical that was made after the motion picture code was enforced, how might you imagine it might have been filmed or scripted differently if it had been pre-code? Give specific examples.
1. I do believe that the clip displays a brighter perspective than what might be realistic; I think that it portrays the competition in a lighthearted manner, not necessarily r