Friday, October 31, 2008

A scary story

in honor of Halloween. This scene is from the Peter Bogdanovich movie "Targets". Boris Karloff plays a character very much like himself, who decides to retire from movie making because the real world has become more horrible than his play acting.
This is a short throw-away scene, but this is also the essence of great story-telling: A master story-teller (Karloff makes it look easy, but pay attention to his voice and expressions) and an audience that wants to be entertained.

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