Peaky Blinders Opening 10 minutes: Scene 5.

I’m just putting the finishing touches to this series of posts exploring the opening ten minutes of Peaky Blinders.

I realized that the Opening 10 minutes has 12 scenes, and I had analyzed every scene except scene 5.

So, here it is:

This is a 15 second transition scene, 1 shot, as we follow Thomas across a busy street and enter a house. On his short journey three more men say ‘Good Morning Mr. Shelby’ and ‘doff’ their caps in respect.

We also get the final opening credit:

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In my next email I’ll be putting these Peaky Blinders posts in order so we can really analyze how Steven Knight and his team constructed the all important opening 10 minutes.

Ciao for now!

Mark.

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