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 fireplace
> or whatever when two characters are about to have sex?
> Thanks in advance.
> Dan
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>                        University of Rochester
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