Slavoj Zizek also discusses the cut to the airport beacon in (as I recall)
A PLAGUE OF FANTASIES (or is it the monograph on Lynch's LOST HIGHWAY...?)
in the context of that era's Hollywood Production Code.



Richard Maltby's essay in POST THEORY edited by David Bordwell and Noel
discusses the dissolve to the lighthouse in CASABLANCA.  It's what you're
looking for.

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From: "Daniel I Humphrey" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2003 10:30 PM
Subject: discreet pan to the window...

> Is anyone familiar with an essay (or part of an essay) in film studies
> dealing with that old device of panning to a window or a burning
> or whatever when two characters are about to have sex?
> Thanks in advance.
> Dan
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