Sunday, 10 April 2016

Episode #93 - "Way Down East"

In this episode, co-hosts Zach Betonte and Gary Sargenson discuss D.W. Griffith's iconic silent melodrama starring Lillian Gish, "Way Down East". The two debate the merits of Griffith's cinematic legacy, class relations within melodrama, and whether the film exists within a temporal or secular filmic space.

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Links for Reference:
Eloquent Gestures: The Transformation Of Performance Style...
The Inception Of Movie Editing: The Art Of D.W. Griffith
Cutting Patterns In D.W. Griffith's Silent Feature Films
"D.W. Griffith: Father Of Film" - Episode #1
"Way Down East" (1920) Full Film

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