Originally intended as a military propaganda film, The Nail in the Boot's basic message is that sloppy workers are capable of sabotaging a country's national defense. Where have similar issues appeared in the news?
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How do we honor the dead artistically? In some cases, we commission artists and architects to erect monuments to the memories of those we have lost.
The bottom line is that if the music commissioned for a silent film does nothing to support the work being shown on screen, then a genuine effort should be made to hire more talented composers.
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