12019-01-24T18:59:13+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b11Sunrise (1927)plain2019-01-24T18:59:13+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3bSunrise develops its characterization of the modern city in a pair of sequences showing the couple crossing a dangerous street. Here, the camera physically follows the Man and Wife through perilous traffic. The movements are so erratic that the couple never stays in the center of the frame. Compare this shot with the following example (see link below), where a traveling matte effect creates the impression of stability amid chaos.
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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