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Gizella's nightmare

by Kate Fortmueller

In this sequence Gizella has a nightmare about her crown (which foreshadows her death). This sequence, like the dance sequence, was tinted to distinguish it from the waking plot of the film. Beyond the tint, note how Gizella moves through various spaces.

The Dying Swan (1917) - Gizella's Dream

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In this sequence Valeriy, the Artist, sends Gizella a crown which causes her to have nightmare's about its previous owner

from The Dying Swan (1917)
Creator: Yevgeni Bauer
Distributor: Milestone Films
Posted by Kate Fortmueller