Continuity Editing in THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER

Continuity Editing in THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER

2 Episodes

Observations on Film Art No. 20

Professor Jeff Smith walks us through the basics of continuity editing and shows how William Dieterle’s faustian fever dream adheres to that code while testing the limits of its expressive potential.

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Continuity Editing in THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER
  • Continuity Editing in THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER

    Episode 1

    Professor Jeff Smith walks us through the basics of continuity editing and shows how William Dieterle’s faustian fever dream adheres to that code while testing the limits of its expressive potential.

  • The Devil and Daniel Webster

    Episode 2

    Directed by William Dieterle • 1941 • United States

    Jabez Stone is a hard-working farmer trying to make an honest living, but a streak of bad luck tempts him to do the unthinkable: bargain with the Devil himself. For seven years of good fortune, Stone promises "Mr. Scratch" his soul when the c...