Unformatted text preview: 1. Describe 4 “antecedents” to film theory & cinema according to Stam. 2. Describe 3 questions arising from “silent film theory” that Stam argues will be “perennially” important to most film theories over time. 3. What historical event/activity is coincident with the invention of film; how does this influence film & film theory? 4. What are the interests of “Soviet-montage” approaches to theory of film? How might this be related to politics? 5. Describe 4 things about Merian C. Cooper's biography that made King Kong possible....
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- Spring '08
- Stam, Merian C. Cooper, Dr. Clifford Manlove