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Match on action editing in His Girl Friday 2

by Oliver Gaycken

In this example of the match-on-action technique from His Girl Friday, Walter's movement through the door of his office is the movement that knits the two scenes together. Matches on action make frequent use of this kind of movement from one space to another.

Friday match on action 2

A continuity editing technique from His Girl Friday by Howard Hawks

from His Girl Friday (1940)
Creator: Howard Hawks
Distributor: Columbia Pictures
Posted by Oliver Gaycken