Echoes #3

...Or: The Inventiveness of Filmcraft: How to Slide a Camera Down a Dune.

The finale of William Wellman's Beau Geste (1939), featuring Ray Milland and Robert Preston; cinematography by Theodor Sparkuhl and Archie Stout:

The finale of Raymond Lee's Dragon Inn (1992), featuring Brigitte Lin, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Maggie Cheung and Donnie Yen; cinematography by Lau Moon-tong and Chow Gam-wing:

Part of our on-going series, Echoes. 


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  • greg x

    Excellent choices Daniel. Both clips are great on their own, and I love how you are finding these comparisons. This series is a worthy addition to the Notebook pages. Keep ’em coming.

  • Daniel Kasman

    Thank you Greg, glad you enjoyed them!

  • Julie S


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