12019-01-24T02:14:03+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b12clip from Variety (1925)plain2019-01-24T02:15:06+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3bCinematographer Karl Freund attaches the camera to a swing, producing a semi-subjective effect similar to the rotating platform shot from The Last Laugh (see 1.5). Huller appears to be perfectly still, but we see the two lovers oscillating up and down behind him. The resulting image expresses turmoil (by creating the dizzying effect of oscillation) and obsession (by showing the image of the two lovers passing through the center of the frame again and again).
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12018-12-05T01:29:40+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3bChapter One: American Cinema, German AnglesPatrick Keating8Chapter on silent-era camera movementplain542019-02-03T20:24:52+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b