027. They Died with Their Boots On (dir. Raoul Walsh) Scene Analysis

by Kevin B. Lee

Matt Zoller Seitz presents a sequence analysis from Raoul Walsh’s 1941 film They Died with Their Boots On, examining the variety of filmmaking techniques Walsh employs to direct the audience’s attention, create balanced compositions, introduce characters, and create continuity in a scene that constitutes both the formation of a religious movement and a musical number.

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