[“Without Stick or Sword,” Naked City, March 28, 1962.]
Jack Priestly, the principal cinematographer for the television series Naked City, was an ace. The cockatoo in this shot must be one master’s homage to another.
[Citizen Kane, 1941. Cinematography by Gregg Toland. Click either image for a larger view.]
The cockatoo turns up in Libby Kingston’s apartment in another episode, off to the side, perched on a shelf.
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King’s Row, another Toland homage
[Yes, the Kane cocaktoo is eyeless. It’s a glitch.]
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
By Michael Leddy at 8:22 AM