On Location in Los Angeles: ‘The Unfaithful’ (1947)

Sept. 11, 2018, Angels Flight

Here’s the sequence of shots in “The Unfaithful” showing Angels Flight, photographed by Ernest Haller, edited by Alan Crosland Jr.

In image No. 1, we have a news vendor and the upper entrance to the funicular.

Sept. 11, 2018, Angels Flight

Image No. 2, Marta Mitrovich enters and buys a paper.

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Image No. 3, she kinda sorta buys a ticket.

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Image No. 4, the car leaves.

Sept. 11, 2018, Angels Flight
Image No. 5, the car farther down the hill.

Sept. 11, 2018, Angels Flight

Image No. 6 is a process shot.

Sept. 11, 2018, Angels Flight
Image No. 7, is a process shot.

Sept. 11, 2018, Angels Flight

Image No. 8 is an insert of a fake newspaper page.

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Image No. 9 is a reaction shot.

Sept. 11, 2018, Angels Flight

Image No. 10 is an insert of the newspaper story on the death of Michael Tanner.

Zoom lens!

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Image No. 11 is a reaction shot.

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Image No. 12 is a process shot of the interior of the car.

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Image No. 13 is Mitrovich hurrying to get off the car.

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Image No. 14, Mitrovich at Hill Street entrance.

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Image No. 15, the camera pans as she exits.

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Image No. 16, she walks up Hill Street.

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Image No. 17, looking up Hill Street to Royal Liquor, 259 S. Hill St., and the Hotel Belmont, 251 S. Hill St. Dissolve.

About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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4 Responses to On Location in Los Angeles: ‘The Unfaithful’ (1947)

  1. Love it! Although what a bad way to find out about a death.

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  2. Arye Michael Bender says:

    The studio system style often blended the real, the surreal, and the artificial all into one stream of visual ideas. We accepted it as the way life was, even though it was artifice all.

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  3. thestarlightstudiosbcglobal.net says:

    They had to build an interior of the carriage for process shots at Warners. Wouldn’t you like to have that prop?

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