9 Still frame analysis of Sunset Boulevard Joshua Howie
1 In this shot we can see the authentic Surroundings and how the noire feel is introduced immediately. The old fashion Cars and the low key lighting gives a reel Vintage style, it fits well with the 50s Style.
2 In this shot we can see that The police officers are shown in a High angle, with low key lighting This showing the classic noire, feel But by using a high angle it shows They are off importance. Also we can See a photographer with his classic Vintage camera, making the noire feel More dominant.
3 In this scene we can see a dead body In the pool, this fitting with the classic Noire style, which is crime. Also we can see by the costume that It represents noire. By the photographers Wearing a typical suit with a trilby hat. Also the detectives are wearing their Typical black uniforms.
4 In this still frame we can see the Dead body from the previous shot. The dead body takes up most of the Frame whereas the detectives surround Him in a confused manner. The use of low camera angle makes it More significant as it represents dark And mysterious times.
5 The use of flashback is here as the Police officer talks about the recent Events relating to the murder. Also the high angle camera reveals the City, showing the classic cars and Classic typical American scenery
6 The editing technique is rather unique Here, there is a fade cut-zoom. This to Emphasize the classic period, but by Doing this it makes you feel that there is No immense effort into making this scene Amazingly edited. We also see the classic Trees towards the window, making it More fit to the genre.
7 In this still flashback, we can see the male using the classic typewriter, fitting well with the noire feel, and the authentic of the Correct genre.
8 In this shot we can the two men In their suits with the classic hat Fitting well with the iconography of this correct setting. Also from the performances on the characters we can identify them as noir actors.
9 In this shot we can see the classic surroundings, these include the classic car which is shown in . Also the graffiti on the wall lingers into the idea of a classic gang time period.
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