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Red Dragon Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 28 Summary

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Chapter 28 Summary

Dolarhyde sits in his parlor and watches other people's home movies of Fourth of July picnics and summer vacations. Dolarhyde is picking another family for his becoming. The first is a family playing softball in a park. The second is a family enjoying their new home, including the pool out back. This is the family Dolarhyde wants, the "Shermans." Dolarhyde thinks of how he could perfect his own home movie when he is finished. Dolarhyde decides he needs infrared film, so he can film the family before he turns on the lights, before he kills the father.

Dolarhyde had plastic surgery when he joined the Army. This is also where he learned about film, and where he began to relieve his sexual urges with film that showed horrific trauma suffered by patients treated at the Army hospitals.

Grandma Dolarhyde was released from the sanitarium in 1961. Dolarhyde took...

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