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If I remember correctly, Abel Gance's NAPOLEON had scenes which were split
into three parts representing the French flag.

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From: Danielle Glassmeyer [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
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Subject: Re: split-screen effect


Glen or Glenda? (1953)
Only the split is horizontal...and I don't think the effect is the same.
Lugosi looks "down" on scurrying multitudes.


>>> [log in to unmask] 04/05/03 05:24PM >>>
Does anyone know of films that used the split-screen effect for
telephone conversations prior to Pillow Talk (1959)?  Also, have any
scholars written specifically on this effect?

Thanks!

mary


Mary Celeste Kearney
Assistant Professor
Department of Radio-Television-Film
The University of Texas at Austin
Office: 512-475-8648
Fax:    512-471-4077

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