Otto Preminger

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  • Laura Movie Analysis

    group of corrupt and fittingly shady upper-class social order types. The focus is on particular conventions of content, like themes or settings and/or form, including structure and style (Goodykoontz & Jacobs 2014). This film will be critiqued by the author through the lens of the genre theory (AMC, n.d.). The genre theory allows critics to take a short cut to categorize films. The director woks with the time-period and has a vision and that includes the audience he wishes to engage. The cinematographer of Laura, Lucien Ballard, uses shadow, lighting, high-contrast black and white cinematography. The film received the award for Best Cinematography and was nominated for five academy awards. For those who love a good romantic mystery thriller, Otto Preminger’s “Laura (1944)” will be enjoyed…

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  • Saul Bass: Graphic Designer

    with a career that spanned over 40 years. Bass started out as a graphic designer in 1938 with a job at Warner Brothers. After six years, Bass left to study at the Art Students League in New York. He attended Brooklyn College and made his money working as a freelance designer. After finishing school Bass took his talents to Los Angeles to start his own design studio called Saul Bass and Associates and began to work in the film industry. Baas was best known for his work in the movie industry. His…

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  • Summary Of Anne Frank's Tales From The Secret Annex

    I read Anne Frank’s Tales From The Secret Annex, written by Michel Mok, wich was about a girl named Anne Frank and her sacrifices she did to save her life. She was a young mademoiselle that lived an everyday life until the Germans took over there country. She was forced to hide in a secret annex hoping no German soldier would catch her. Anne Frank once said, “The Annex is an ideal place to hide in. It may be damped and lopsided, but there's probably not more comfortable hiding place in all of…

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  • The Major Themes Of The Horror Of War By Anne Frank

    Unfortunately, her diary is left unfinished, for she, her family, and the other occupants of the annex are discovered by the Gestapo and sent to a concentration camp. The general horror of war, coupled with the specific horrors that the Nazis inflicted upon the Jews, is the major theme of the diary. Anne Frank, the young teenage girl who writes the diary, experiences the pain of war first-hand. In order to try and escape the Nazi extermination of Jewish people, her family and the Van …

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  • Analysis Of Corrie Ten-Boom's The Hiding Place

    The story The Hiding Place is narrated by Corrie ten-Boom. She talked about the trials her family, the ten-Boom family, went through during World War ll. The ten-Booms live in Haarlem, Holland in a house known as the Beje. The book begins with the ten Boom family celebrating the 100th anniversary of the watch shop. In the next few chapters, Corrie talks about her childhood and glad-hearted mother, and the three aunts who once lived in the Beje. After the deaths of Corrie's mother and aunts, it…

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  • Anne Frank Legacy

    wisdom beyond her years, and leaves a lasting legacy of hope in the goodness of mankind. Anne Frank was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt, Germany. She then moved to Holland with her family in 1934, and attended the Jewish Montessori School (Rol and Verhoeven 24). After the Nazis took over, Anne and her family went into hiding on July 6, 1942. The Frank family hid along with the van Pels family and dentist, Fritz Pfeffer (Rol and Verhoeven 57, 63). They remained in hiding for two years until…

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  • Differences Between The Devil's Arithmetic Book And Movie

    The Devil’s Arithmetic has been made from a book into a movie, but the movie does not follow the exact details of the book. The stories are generally the same, but many of the specific parts of the book aren’t in the movie, or vice versa. Both the book and the movie tell the story of a girl transported to the past. While she learns of her family’s past in the concentration camps, different events happen in the different tellings of the story: the book and the movie. The Devil’s Arithmetic the…

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  • Untold Secrets In Annemarie's Number The Stars

    Number The Stars is a great book based upon a true story. It is placed in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1941. Years after the war started, the Nazis started to patrol the streets. There are two main characters, Annemarie Johansen and Ellen Rosen, which are best friends. Annemarie and Ellen come face to face with a wild adventure that reveals the danger of knowing the untold, knowing the untold secrets, and knowing the told lies, and the. One of their lives is in serious danger. Annemarie and Ellen…

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  • Anne Frank Differences In Real Life

    In the play The Diary of Anne Frank, we learn about life in the secret annex, and how many restrictions there were on their daily lives. “In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart,” is a famous quote around the world today that came from Anne Frank. . She probably felt this way seeing that so many different people had done kind and nice acts for her throughout her lifetime, and it is hard to believe people could be so cruel and ignorant. The Nazis had treated this…

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  • Comparison Of Anne Frank And Hackett's Play '

    The reader losses account of what happened before they got arrested. Silberbauer enters and starts to go through everything with the other officers. They reach a map which makes Silberbauer mad and sad at the same time. When Silberbauer, incredulous, shakes his head, Otto Frank points to the wall on his right: “Silberbauer’s eyes come to rest on a small map of Normandy tacked to the wall beside the pencil marks. On the map Otto has kept track of the allied advance. He has used pins with the red…

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