CTCS 190 LECTURE OUTLINE – WEEK XIV

CTCS 190 LECTURE OUTLINE – WEEK XIV - CTCS 190 LECTURE...

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CTCS 190 LECTURE OUTLINE – WEEK XIV – November 27,2007 A. Overdetermination and the Film Text B. Cinematic Influences 1. Aesthetics i. Story, plot, theme, literary designs, performance, narrative ii. Performance – Bettie Davis iii. All about eve – 1950 (post classical) iv. The Star’s effect on the film v. Individual style vi. Narrative systems 2. Business practices of the industry i. Production, distribution, and exhibition ii. How it was marketed iii. What was going on at the major studios iv. Load film with stars (bettie davis vs Marilyn Monroe) that can bring in middle age people and the new comers 3. Film technology i. Classical ration 1.33 black and white ii. How to marry a millionaire (cinema scope and color) iii. Stereophonic sound 4. Censorship and prior restraints i. Always existed in movies ii. Production code, state and city censorship boards, rating system, and political correctness iii. Problems with “all about eve” – woman sleeping with a younger man that she is not married to, gay reporter
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