COOKIE CARNIVAL and
GOLDEN TOUCH contained
poor build up for characters, locale, personalities, and none of the
important elements that go to help make a picture memorable. (Landsman)
24. Effectiveness on a underlying
The underlying theme of
BROKEN DOLLS was very
good, but it misfired because of the poor handling of the main characters.
It's theme would have been very effective had it gotten over.
25. Importance of human interest,
human touches, business, mannerisms of the characters.
The human qualities given to Mortimer are familiar to all of us. We
recognize the boastful, wise-guy attitude, characteristics we have seen
in humans. (Miller)
FLYING MOUSE. The
tear rolling down the cheek of Flying Mouse and the little kick he gives
the acorn after his mother has spanked him, is a typical small boy action.
26. Show how the personality
could become more interesting and convincing when his feelings and thoughts
In FLYING MOUSE,
the little mouse showed his desire to fly my mimicking the birds. He
took two leaves, put them on his arms, and tried to use them as wings,
naturally he fell. The pantomime during this whole sequence showed his
thoughts and reactions much better than if they had been stated audibly.
When ELMER ELEPHANT
discovers that it is useless to try to hide his nose, he starts to cry,
and reveals himself as a child by growing interested in the tear that
trickles down his nose, and quickly sucking it in his trunk again. (Bianca)
27. Contribution of atmospheric
and pictorial details.
Simple locale and props - as
WATER BABIES AND
Changing atmosphere, involving a contrast in moods and perhaps a
clash of feelings, as in
DAY. The atmosphere conveyed a mood which affected the actions and
feelings of the character and helped to