Picture - Everything Has Just Gone Zoom Summary & Analysis

Lillian Ross
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In "Everything Has Just Gone Zoom," as rehearsals approach, Reinhardt and Huston reassure one another about the integrity of their project while working on the script. As they attempt writing dialogue into the story, Reinhardt worries over Mayer's disbelief in the film. Because the story is more interested in the Youth's thoughts than on action, Reinhardt thinks Mayer might be right. Huston is unconcerned. The men later submit the script to a psychologist, who makes suggestions about how to translate the Youth's psychological experience to the screen.

The first day of filming, the actors complain about the heat, comparing conditions to other sets. Everyone marvels at Murphy's strange behavior, his history with war. Throughout the rehearsals, Ross remarks on Huston's attention to detail, how little acting actually takes place. Huston instructs Murphy on his portrayal of the Youth's fear. He...

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