12019-01-30T01:10:19+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b11Girl Shy (1924)plain2019-01-30T01:10:19+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3bThe drunkard’s point-of-view shots are among the most thrilling in the film, playing off the contrast between the streetcar’s cab in the foreground, which remains stationary, and the city’s streets in the background, which spin left and right as the trolley winds along its tracks. Although the gag reinforces just how out of control this trolley is, it ultimately distracts our attention from the primary suspense line, whereby the Boy must maintain his balance atop the vehicle. Compare this to the slower but more expressive trolley shot in Sunrise (see 1.8).
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12019-01-28T01:49:59+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3bChapter One: Additional ClipsPatrick Keating325 extra clips for Chapter Oneplain542019-01-30T01:37:09+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b
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12019-01-30T01:00:26+00:001.x5 Girl Shy1Girl Shy (1924)plain2019-01-30T01:00:26+00:00Critical Commons19242019-01-28T18:11:33ZVideoSam Taylor and Fred NewmeyerGirl Shy