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McCabe & Mrs Miller - Sound - Dialogue

by Michelle Langford

Types of Film Sound – Speech. Speech can function in numerous ways in cinema, the most common use is speech as dialogue. This clip from Altman’s McCabe and Mrs Miller provides a good example of the use of overlapping dialogue. We might refer to the use of dialogue in this clip as producing a promiscuous sonic environment.

McCabe & Mrs Miller - Sound

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Use of sound in McCabe & Mrs Miller

from McCabe and Mrs Miller (1971)
Creator: Robert Altman
Posted by Michelle Langford