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Unformatted text preview: this was highly revolutionary at the time. Theres even a point when the strap the camera to the belly of a staggering actor. Karl Freund (1890-1969) was cinematographer. He had a deeply impressive career, making great creative contributions to silent film, sound film, and television all three mediums. The happy ending wasnt originally planned for. The producers required it at the last minute because they felt that it was too much of a downer. Note that there are no subtitles anywhere in the movie until this very end of the film. Its a signal of the transition into this demanded ending. The lack of subtitles is a deeply impressive indicator of Murnau and Freunds ability to master their visual medium...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ENG ENG2101 taught by Professor Daveshaaw during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10