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[on the improvisations George Gershwin brought to music] George at the piano was George happy. He would draw a lovely melody out of the keyboard like a golden thread, then he would play with it and juggle it, twist it and toss it around mischievously, weave it into unexpected patterns, tie it in knots and untie it and hurl it into a cascade of ever-changing rhythms and counterpoints. George at ...
In the late 1920s when sound was introduced into motion pictures, beginning with The Jazz Singer
(1927), many directors were left stranded, as they could no longer move the camera. The sound of the dolly or the camera itself was recorded on the soundtrack and sounded awful and distracting. Mamoulian was one of the first to introduce the blimp, a box that encased the camera and isolated the sound ...
Master of the tracking shot: is partial to p.o.v shots such as the original opening of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde