1.sitcom - a humorous drama based on situations that might arise in day-to-day life

2. A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound, especially with no spoken dialogue. In silent films for entertainment the dialogue is transmitted through muted gestures, mime (US: pantomime) and title cards.

3. Film noir  describes stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly those that emphasize cynical attitudes. Hollywood's classical film noir period is generally regarded as extending from the early 1940s to the late 1950s. and is associated with a low-key black-and-white visual style that has roots in German Expressionist cinematography.

Create a 30 second movement piece in the style of these genres using the text of Whitman's "Oh Captain, my Captain"