Hitchcock, Welles and opening sequences

Want to study a couple of parallel works of these famous directors? Use these opening clips and Giannetti’s mise en scene analysis techniques (along with his “Editing” and “Synthsis: Citizen Kane” chapters) to see the masters–and their teams– at work establishing perspective/point of view, setting, and theme in the opening sequences.

Alfred Hitchcock
Rebecca (1940)
Rear Window (1954)

Orson Welles
Citizen Kane (1941)
Touch of Evil (1958)