Movie class: The time machine

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Lee Wright	21:06
George is the protagonist.
H.G. Wells
1960
His close friend David Filby
1895 novel
Arrives late for his own dinner; he is in a ragged, dirty appearance.
The story is mostly him explaining his adventure to his friends.
small replica of his time machine
disappeared
Friends didn't believe him.
Thought it was a magician's trick.
His time machine worked first time!
Perfectly!
miniature replica
working model
	
Vasanth Prabakar	21:12
This happens on 31st Dec 1899.
	
Lee Wright	21:12
Fat guy was rude
impatient
	
yo	21:12
1900
	
Lee Wright	21:12
1900 Jan 5
	
Jörgen Olsson	21:12
5 jan
	
Lee Wright	21:13
New Year's Eve
He was gone for a week (in time)
Small changes in time
candle burning down
clock moving visibly
	
Gerard Arbat	21:14
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Lee Wright	21:14
mannekin clothes changed over time
mannequin
to show time passage in ladies' fashions
1917 WW I
1943 WW II
Met Filby's father
Old soldier
	
yo	21:15
ww2
	
Vasanth Prabakar	21:16
q
	
Lee Wright	21:16
Met his friend's son
mistaken identity
Lady's fashions can pinpoint a period of time
But some styles come back again.
	
Vasanth Prabakar	21:17
fashion can be a measurement of the decade.
	
Lee Wright	21:18
time period
miniskirt
bikini
hiding the ankles = old
	
Vasanth Prabakar	21:19
If I were there, I could have guessed the century but not year.
	
Gerard Arbat	21:21
1966
	
Lee Wright	21:21
Air sirn
Air raid siren
Nuclear blast
mushroom cloud
of a nuclear blast
800,000 years ?
Paradise!
	
Gerard Arbat	21:23
People who spoke English!
	
Lee Wright	21:23
Simple-minded, emotionless, dispassionate people
No ambition, no education
Morlok
Eloi
People were Eloi.
Underground race called the Morloks
	
Jörgen Olsson	21:24
nice flowers, paradise
	
Lee Wright	21:24
They had "books", talking rings
His machine was stolen!
They appear to be underground "humans" that devolved into light-sensitive monsters.
	
Vasanth Prabakar	21:25
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Lee Wright	21:25
Poetic license
Weena
was drowning.
No one cared.
George saved her!
She fell in love with him.
She learned to self-sacrifice.
knight of a white horse
dining room
Machines underground to make oxygen?
Eloi are cattle.
	
Vasanth Prabakar	21:27
Like a poultry
	
Lee Wright	21:27
Food for the Morloks.
Air raid siren calls the Eloi to underground at "dinner time" for the Morloks.
successors
descendants
	
Vasanth Prabakar	21:28
Cannibalism.
	
Lee Wright	21:28
I'll just be a hamburger tomorrow.
His machine was dragged into the Morlok's "cave".
He needed to get in and recover his machine.
He interrupted the feeding cycle.
Interrupted dinner time.
He gradually taught the Eloi to fight back!
Enlightenment
You don't have to be food!
It was a trap!
He returned to his own time.
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yo	21:34
track/dragged
	
Jörgen Olsson	21:34
scratching the floor
imorint
imprint
	
Vasanth Prabakar	21:35
And his friend mentioned to the other friends that flower cannot be blossomed during Winter. That added weight to George's argument. (They were living in the winter season.)
	
Lee Wright	21:36
Time = the fourth dimension
	
yo	21:36
3. Why does the time machine look like a scooter/three wheeler? Not an Ironman's suitcase?
	
Lee Wright	21:36
He was a artist.
	
Vasanth Prabakar	21:36
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Lee Wright	21:36
elegant enginn
ugly green box = Russian design
All of his clocks
He liked precision and elegance.
	
yo	21:38
4. Did you find any religious references in this movie?
	
Lee Wright	21:38
Temple-like statues
	
Gerard Arbat	21:38
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Jörgen Olsson	21:38
sphinx
	
Lee Wright	21:39
Prometheus
	
Vasanth Prabakar	21:39
t
	
Lee Wright	21:39
bringer of fire
zombies
religious followers
	
yo	21:40
5. Which books do you think he would have picked for the Eloi community?
	
Lee Wright	21:40
What three books
would your carry
into the future
to "reboot" the future.
?
decay
books were all in decay
Philosophy
Science
	
Vasanth Prabakar	21:41
And something related to TIME.
	
Lee Wright	21:41
Psychology
	
yo	21:42
Spartak
	
Lee Wright	21:42
Grow a spine, people!
Spartus
Sparticus
Repair manual for his time machine
Children's picture dictionary
I would!
A little snow on the ground
That is David going to visit George.
Alena Kotyukova se ha unido al chat de grupo.
	
Lee Wright	21:49
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Jörgen Olsson	21:50
t
	
Lee Wright	21:50
Grandfather clocks
tall, stands on the floor
	
yo	21:51
cog
	
Lee Wright	21:51
gear, cog
chains
tick-tock
pocket watches
watch chain
blue jeans have a "watch pocket"
Some have a winding key
	
yo	21:54
zippo ?
	
Lee Wright	21:54
replica or working model
three-piece suit (with a vest)
No frame
monocle
spectacles
	
yo	21:57
yoke - symbol of slavery
	
Lee Wright	21:57
wagon
carriage
buggy
stagecoach (cowboy)
	
yo	21:58
briddle
obsolete interface
	
Lee Wright	21:59
George
housekeeper
Golf shoes have tassels.
	
yo	22:01
kerosin lamp
	
Lee Wright	22:01
Domed display case
writing
qwill
and ink botlte
feather quill pen
calligraphy
split hole
in flat tip
elegant lady mannequin
protects her skin
shop window
We go window-shopping.
era
after 1900
Hiding the ankles
very modest
	
Gerard Arbat	22:06
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Lee Wright	22:07
ankles
white skin
He is meeting his friend's son.
David Filby died last year in war.
We want YOU!
US
Grandfather America
US = Uncle Sam
None in the USA
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Emergency Sirens
	
Vasanth Prabakar	22:10
We have in banks if anyone trespasses and tries to unlock the safe.
	
Lee Wright	22:11
Why is this movie considered a "classic movie"?
dream

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