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March 17th, 2011 by Madeline Meyer on Madeline Meyer's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

In Fritz Lang’s M sound is prioritized.  The audience recognizes Beckert as the murderer far before they ever see his face due to his whistling of Edvard Grieg’s now iconic and horrifying tune, “In the Hall of the Mountain King,” from Peer Gynt.  Because of which, it seems only fitting that this same whistling would [...]

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