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Bombs Over Burma

1942

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  • Most of Lewis' films were made with meager resources, though this is the only one I know of where it really shows; the dolly-ins and -outs are uncharacteristically wobbly, and Lewis' attempts at authenticity (like the unsubtitled Mandarin dialogue) are negated by phony California shooting locations and a whole lot of mismatched stock footage. Still, the silent-movie-like conclusion -- low- and high-angle close-ups intercut quickly and forcefully -- packs a certain punch.