12019-01-27T20:54:40+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b11Big City Blues (1932)plain2019-01-27T20:54:40+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3bThe protagonist Bud is a naive country boy who moves to the city. Upon his arrival, the filmmakers position Bud and his suitcases on a treadmill in front of a rear-screen projection. The background footage is gloriously dynamic, more like a city symphony than a realistic effect. Though our hero is destined for disillusionment, this early montage encourages us to share his initial feelings of wonderment.
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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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