The Monday Bank Holiday Intertitle: George O’Brien Thinks About a Brick

I’m going to write something about MoMA’s upcoming season of films presented by William Fox — based on the few of them in circulation. I won’t get to New York but hopefully will see at least some of them in Bologna.

So with a bit of luck you’ll get more on EAST SIDE, WEST SIDE (1927), written and directed by Allan Dwan.

Here, George O’Brien, whose job is importing bricks to the city by barge, thinks about a brick and its possible destination, accompanied by a 2001-style conceptual-compositional transition.

   

That’s nifty filmmaking, Mr. Dwan!

3 Responses to “The Monday Bank Holiday Intertitle: George O’Brien Thinks About a Brick”

  1. Ack, “Video not available.”

  2. It plays this side of the pond.

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