• Eric Dienstfrey deposited Synch Holes and Patchwork in Early Feature-Film Scores in the group Group logo of Narrative StudiesNarrative Studies on Humanities Commons 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    The aesthetics of early feature-film scores were shaped by narrational problems introduced by multi-reel features and their longer durations. Using The Patchwork Girl of Oz, I show how stylistic devices like silences and musical pun- ctuation were used to address the coherence and pacing of multi-reel storytelling.