12019-01-24T02:09:19+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b11clip from Sherlock Jr. (1924)plain2019-01-24T02:09:19+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3bThe protagonist is an aspiring detective who reads a guidebook advising him to trail the primary suspect. Taking the advice very literally, he walks one step behind the suspect for several yards. The humor of the scene arises from the incongruity between the story situation of two characters who cannot predict each other’s actions and the performance of two actors whose movements appear to be in perfect synchronization—with each other and with the camera.
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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
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