The Dynamic Frame: Camera Movement in Classical Hollywood

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The cinematography links a diverse group of working men together by including them in a single shot. Significantly, director King Vidor uses a different treatment for an angry man who insists on driving the tractor. Rather than dollying to include this divisive figure in the long take, the film cuts to him directly, following the familiar idea that the moving camera unites where the cut divides.

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