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Lecture 7

MDSA01H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Stanley Kubrick, Media Studies, Reality Principle


Department
Media Studies
Course Code
MDSA01H3
Professor
Ted Petit
Lecture
7

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Phantom Lady (1944)
Directed by Robert Siodmak
A married man, Scott Henderson,
meets a woman in a bar. They
spend the evening together, just
two unhappy people who simply
seek a little companionship. He
never learns her name. Later that
night when he gets home . . .
Film Noir
wife has been murdered
Because the
Phantom Lady
can’t confirm his
alibi, he’s
convicted and
sentenced to
death.
Only his secretary can
save him, and she sets
out to find the phantom
lady.