Unformatted text preview: 1. Compare and contrast the French New Wave movement and Classic Hollywood cinema. 2. Describe the invention that made sound universal in film; how did the introduction of sound change filmmaking? 3. Describe two ways in which King Kong makes innovative use of sound. 4. Though director Merian C. Cooper did not intend for this meaning, when it was released, many viewers reported feeling sympathy for King Kong . Describe FOUR aesthetic/formal elements that could account for this. 5. How does King Kong end; what is the significance of this in terms of larger themes of the film concerning “beauty and the beast” and filmmaking?...
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- Spring '08
- Classical Hollywood cinema, King Kong, French New Wave, Merian C. Cooper