12019-01-27T21:07:35+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b11The Human Comedy (1943)plain2019-01-27T21:07:35+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3bRather than moving incessantly, the camera rests on three distinct compositions, giving us the time to listen to each message in turn. Differences in costume reinforce differences in gender: the men wear uniforms, while the women wear transparent raincoats. At the same time, youth unites the five figures, visually contrasted with the solitary older figure on the right. But focus allows Willie to cross the divide: he is in focus throughout the shot, and he shares that focus with each soldier as he speaks that man’s words aloud.
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12019-01-27T20:41:58+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3bChapter Three: Dynamism, Seriality, and ConvergencePatrick Keating3Chapter on the use of the moving camera in the representation of modernityplain1272019-01-28T02:02:02+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b
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