The Best Years Of Our Lives Movie Analysis

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In the movie “The Best Years of Our Lives”,(1946) one of the trick shots involves the camera going toward the plane that Fred is sitting in, as he is trying to get over his fears of past memories. In the scene, the plane appears to be moving toward the camera in the sky that is going past the plane and the actors inside it are on their way to their destination. The camera is filming the acting going on inside the plane in movement while Fred is telling the other character Al in the plane about his current and past fears. (Starting at 9:31) It looks like the plane is coming at us in the audience. To me, it was a very brilliant put together scene for being such an older movie. You can see how “The Best Years of our Lives” influenced and paved
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