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  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)? Noticed that the clever use of camera shots were like photo stills adding another media reference to the film. Also, his method saves time, adds suspense and humor. All the characters are developed to some degree by use of the props, staging and dialogue. However especially in the case of Alfred, we seem to understand that he is sly and always looking for what's next by the use of the doors. He comes out of a door, he looks out of the do
  2. I’m late to the game but here goes: 1. Do you agree that the clip exhibits a brighter perspective of life than might be realistic? Why or why not?  Agreed. The clip has a life in grand perspective. The flowers she received only duplicate those that were depicted on the set and eluded to in her costuming. Flowers that bloomed due to the brightness. 2. What themes or approaches might you anticipate from this clip in other Depression era musicals? One could anticipate themes that ask you to lighten up about your reality. I thought it clever of the writer that the woman h
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