Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Steven Spielberg’s film Jaws was a masterpiece.

Lorraine Gary. Steven Spielberg’s Hollywood film Jaws released in 1975 was a masterpiece. It was based on the novel of Peter Benchley. It was produced by Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown. In the film it was shown that in Amity Island a great white shark came and killed a girl. Roy Sheider, the police chief was informed and came to the beach. Richard Dreyfuss, an oceanographer studied the dead body and realized that a white giant shark killed the girl. Murray Hamilton, the mayor of the region declined to close the beach inspite of the insistence of Roy Scheider. The shark again killed a young boy. A large tiger shark was caught by the fishermen showing everyone that the problem was being solved. But that was not the man-eater shark. Robert Shaw, a hunter was taken with Richard Dreyfuss and Roy Scheider who went to catch the white shark. Richard Dreyfuss entered a shark-proof cage, and tried to catch the shark. The shark attacked and killed Robert Shaw. Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss finally succeeded in killing the shark after firing and exploding the devises inside the vessel. The film created extreme horror effect. Lorraine Gary did very well in the role of the wife of Roy Scheider. Roy Scheider and Ricard Dreyfuss were magnificent in their performances. The photography of Spielberg mesmerized the audience. A number of sequels of Jaws were made due to the success of the first part. The film should be restored.

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