Definitions of Japanese war crimes SoochowChina, A ditch full of the bodies of Chinese civilians killed by Japanese soldiers. War crimes have been defined by the Tokyo Charter as "violations of the laws or customs of war ,"  which includes crimes against enemy combatants and enemy non-combatants.
What ARE these visual forms? The following book on Lang's films will try to offer at least a partial answer to this question. Lang's use of geometric forms such as circles, spheres, cylinders, rectangles, polygons and spirals will be highlighted.
So will Lang's exploration of architecture. Fritz Lang's films will be placed against their background in prose mystery fiction, spy fiction and science fiction. Lang's approaches to manhunts, scientific detective work, and the ability of police investigation to change the picture of reality will be analyzed.
Fritz Lang's liberal, democratic political ideals will be analyzed, and his support for women's rights and women's jobs. Fritz Lang's deep exploration of mass media and means of communication will be discussed. Running imagery in Fritz Lang will be traced: Continuing characters and plot ideas in Lang are explored.
Early filmmakers who might have influenced Lang are discussed: There are brief pocket discussions of many of Lang's screenwriters. The book is formatted as a single long web page, to make searching it easier.
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Clicking here will bring up mail. I am eager to hear what you think, and how you learned about this site. The Spiders Part I: Like the serial work of Louis Feuilladeit is made up of an irregularly long series of films, each around an hour in length.
Lang only made two of the four films he planned in this series: The Spiders are a mysterious gang, who are up to no good throughout the series. Visually, their costumes are influenced by Feuillade: Plot wise, such gangs remind one of the 's prose fiction of Harry Blythfounder of the Sexton Blake stories.
The Spiders show the same hideouts and meetings as Blyth's conspiracies.
Just as in Blyth, they have powerful people on their side: The Spiders leave a calling card behind: It is unclear who was the first to use such a device. Packard's The Adventures of Jimmie Dale has his gentleman thief leave behind small gray seals to sign his crimes; the thief is known as The Gray Seal to the press.
This device clearly spread, as Sampson pointed out, from Packard to other pulp writers. The opening of the film, showing the noble American adventurer Kay Hoog arriving at his club, reminds one irresistibly of Keaton's Sherlock, Jr.
Hoog enters the film in white tie and tails. His clothes, gestures and body postures while taking off his top coat remind one exactly of Keaton's while he makes his entrance as the Great Detective Sherlock, Jr in that film.
Soon we're shown Hoog's elaborate mansion; Keaton similarly has his fantasy detective in equally rich surroundings, which in Keaton are delightfully overdone, satirically suggesting the absurdity of such movie traditions of wealth.
One wonders if Keaton's film is an actual parody of Lang's. Certainly, the second section of Keaton's Our Hospitalityshowing Time Square way back when, is a conscious spoof of D. Lang draws on several movie traditions, as well.The Spiders Part II: The Diamond Ship The Spiders Part II: The Diamond Ship () is a much less successful film than Part I.
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