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Who is Pat Hobby? Why does he want to work for the studio even though he is clearly unable to produce original works? What does the studio mean to Pat Hobby? Why does Pat refuse to look for work anywhere else?

Why is Pat always in need of work? Why does Pat not have any money left from when he was more successful? What are Pat's vices? How do these vices affect Pat's life? Who was Pat before he fell victim to his vices?

Why do the studio executives always give Pat a job? Do they feel sorry for Pat? Why or why not? Why is Pat always blackmailing the studio executives? Does Pat have respect for these executives? How does he show it?

What is a silent film? How is a silent film different from a modern film? How could a silent film be easier to...

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