Gregg Toland

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  • Citizen Kane : The Provocative, Epic Story Of Citizen Kane

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    Citizen Kane tells the provocative, epic story of a Charles Kane, A newfound wealth kid who acquired a fortune, was detracted from his unassuming environment and his dad and mom, was raised by a financier, and turned into a spectacularly well off, self-important, and enthusiastic newspaperman. He made his notoriety for being the liberal, hopeful champion of the underprivileged, and set his self absorbed personality on a political profession, until the point when those political dreams were broken

  • Effective Use Of Film Techniques In Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo

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    Cinematographer Gregg Toland used the technique to assure that both the foreground and background of scenes were in sharp focus at the same time, allowing the audience to decide where they focus their attention to in the frame. One particularly effective use of the technique

  • Analysis Of The Film Citizen Kane

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    The 1940s film industry favored films that were based on reality, such as Citizen Kane. Orson Welles is the director of the 1941 film, Citizen Kane, which uses the cinematic techniques of long takes and deep focus shots. Long takes and deep focus shots are associated with space and time. I will be writing about scene D where Susan, the second Ms. Kane, is in the middle of a singing lesson. Scene D contains examples of long takes, deep focus takes, and camera movements. Firstly, a long take is

  • Citizen Kane Synthesis

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    I would have to agree that Citizen Kane was a film ahead of its time. I think this film revolutionized filmmaking in the aspect of flashbacks and then flashing forward and then back again. The director, Orson Welles also used long takes throughout the movie, which I, too, think revolutionized filmmaking. Both of these cinematic constructions were not necessarily new in 1941 but Welles made them unique, and they are still used today. Flashbacks in films were established around the 1930s, but Welles

  • Charlie Chaplin : Film Revolutionary

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    Chaplin: Film Revolutionary A revolutionary idea are certain movements that change life as we know it entirely, take for example the revolutionary idea of a film. There would be no film if it were not for it’s forefathers such as photography, pictures drawn on caves, yet still dating back to the time of story telling. None of these outstanding ideas would be able to be born without the humans that set off these chains of events. An important influence in Film is 1920’s celebrity, Charlie Chaplin

  • Orson Welles Use Of Film Techniques In Citizen Kane

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    unique directing skills allowed the film to still be relevant in today’s world. Director of Photography was done by Gregg Tolland and he and Welles collaborate to bring forth formal techniques in which the story really raise the bar for releases after. On the other hand, people have witness some of those formal techniques used in earlier films before Citizen Kane’s rise to success. Gregg have been a cinematographer for a while in Hollywood so he plants similarities in each project he does to show his

  • Citizen Kane Techniques

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    Citizen Kane. I think the way Orson Welles and Greg Toland use the camera to convey the story is absolutely ingenious. The way they tell the story with visuals is really how a lot of filmmakers try to tell their stories today. This film really sets the precedent of how a

  • Essay about Greggs Plc

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    Introduction: Greggs plc (Greggs) is a UK based bakery products retailing company. Through its subsidiaries, the company produces and retails takeaway foods that include savouries, sandwiches and fresh bakery food products. It also offers health range and regional products with lower fat, calorie and salt quantities. The bakery food products offered by the company comprise pasties and sausage rolls, pies, doughnuts and drinks. It also offers health range and regional products. Greggs operates 1,400

  • Music Is A Universal Language

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    Music is a universal language. Covach and Flory introduce us to the history of rock and roll by saying rock music was born out of controversy, and its rebellious image has always appealed to music lovers. As music historians look back on the last century, it is obvious that popular music has always played a role in the recent development of the Western musical tradition, and rock music in particular has been popular. Rock has had a profound impact on the world of music in general. ( Covach and

  • The Next Great Wall Essay

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    The 9/11 attacks slowed things down, and it did not take long for Congress to respond. Two days after the attacks, Senator Judd Gregg of New Hampshire stated the need “to get the information that allows (the government) to anticipate and prevent what occurred” and that encryption makers “have as much at risk as we have at risk as a nation and should understand that as a matter of