>>If I remember correctly, Abel Gance's NAPOLEON had scenes which were
>>into three parts representing the French flag.
bill henrdickson -- building on don larssons's
reference to silent films -- is dead on . . . while
not all of gance's NAPLOLEON uses all three
screens, and someparts that do use all three
screens use them to create a single enormous
image, many sections of it do involve split
screen effects, often configured so that the
two side panels are identical, and provide
a harmony [or counterpoint] to the "main"
panel in the middle . . . but what gance does
not do that PILLOW TALKS does do is present
on the screen two parts of the same action
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