The film poster shows the flag of the United States of America in the center. The backround is yellow. Above the flag, there are the names of the chief characters. Under the flag you can see the film title and other informations.
The stripes of the flag dissolves into film reels. The story of wag the dog fits to the poster because in the film Mr. Brean and Mr. Motss produce a “war” to distract the public from another scandal. The poster involves this with the flag, which should portay the american public, that ends in film reels, which portay the produced war. That signifies that the public is involved in the film. The public is influenced by the produced war and so their interest are focused on it.
|1 Expression Wag the Dog (00-00:43)MRS B`S SOLUTION !!!!||“Why does the dog wag its tail? Because it`s smarter than the tail. If the tail wagged the dog, it would mean that the tail would be smarter than the dog.”||
|2 Commercial (0:44-1:11)MRS B`S SOLUTION||Two jockeys exchanging their ideas that it`s not wise to “change horses in midstream” thereby supporting the idea of re-electing the current president.||
|3 Mr Fix It (01:12-8:36)||The assistant of the White House calls Mr.Brean “Mr Fix it” as he arrived at the White House.||
|4 Landing in Chicago (08:37-11:06)||can’t remember the scene|
|5 Meeting a Hollywood Producer (11:07-17:13)||Mr. Motss is lying under a sunbed. He looks like a fashion victim. They talk about the producing of the war and how they can present it in the most reliable way.||
|6 Working on the war with Albania (17:14-21:16)||They search for a state, which is unknown, to have a scapegoat.||
|7 Think tank (21:17-21:16)|
|8 The War starts (27:51: 35:01)||They create a short film of an “Albainian girl” in a blue box. That film should inform the people about the war. Tracy sworn to silence, which is a part of her contract. If she didn’t oblige they would kill her.||
merely(adv),mere(adj) – just,only
|9-10 The strategy worked (35:02- 43:11)||The people believed|
|11 War Song /CIA interferes /Neall “ends” the war (43:12-48:11)|