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1 .   Populism , as it is used in Frank Capra 's films , is characterized by which of the following
A ) a criticism of democratic principles
B ) the notion that the strong always win
C ) a belief that all men are fundamentally equal
D ) a belief in natural hierarchy in society
E ) the use of Greek theme s
Answer:  A )   a belief that all men are fundamentally equal
2 .   In Capra 's populist films of the 1930s , he cast women opposite his heroes who represented traditional gender roles that respected the authority of the men and accepted their place as stay at home wives .
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3 .   Which of the following describes the technique that D.W. Griffith used to move back and forth between the lavish banquet for the rich and the frozen portrait of the poor , waiting in line for a loaf of bread in " A Corner in Wheat ? "
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4 .   As in all of Chaplin 's films , Modern Times ends with Chaplin leaving the society that he tried to join just as he entered it , hopeful and alone .
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5 .   In Mr Smith Goes to Washington , Jeff Smith returns to which of the following locations to think ?
A ) Montana
B ) the press club bar
C ) the train station
D ) the Lincoln Monument
E ) Saunder 's living room
Answer:  E )   the Lincoln Monument
6 .   The cognitive process whereby images that are shown in succession are synthesized in the mind of the viewer is known as ?
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7 .   The Lumiere Brothers made several " Actuality " films , which filmed things as they were without editing .
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8 .   Modern Times was the last appearance of the little tramp . Why did Chaplin stop making movies with this character ?
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9 .   The above still is from which movie ?
A ) The Great Train Robbery
B ) Voyage to the Moon
C ) Modern Times
10 .   Which of the following is NOT associated with Georges Melies ?
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11 .   The narrative structure of Comedy is typically :
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12 .   Identify the above character :
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19 .   In Chaplin 's view , criminal behavior is always justifiable because private property is unnatural and the system that enforces the law is unjust .
A ) True
B ) False
Answer:  B )   False
13 .   Why was Charlie Chaplin 's character , the Little Tramp , so appealing to audiences of the time ?
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14 .   The aesthetic of the Lumiere brothers could best be described as realistic .
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15 .   The Lumiere brothers film , " The Sprinkler Sprinkled , " is an early example of what ?
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16 .   Which of the following is NOT one of the melodramatic techniques used by D.W. Griffith in his early films ?
A ) restoring social order and preserving traditional morality
B ) creating a simplified moral universe
C ) the use of heightened emotional content
D ) ending his films ambiguously with many possible interpretations
E ) the use of allegorical stock characters
Answer:  E )   ending his films ambiguously with many possible interpretations
17 .   How , and to what effect , did Frank Capra use lighting at the Lincoln Monument in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington ?
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18 .   Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the Classic Hollywood Studio System ?
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} Quiz questions from 1 & 2 for review for first exam 1. Populism, as it is used in Frank Capra's films, is characterized by which of the following A) a criticism of democratic principles B) the notion that the strong always win C) a belief that all men are fundamentally equal D) a belief in natural hierarchy in society E) the use of Greek themes
2. In Capra's populist films of the 1930s, he cast women opposite his heroes who represented traditional gender roles that respected the authority of the men and accepted their place as stay at home wives.
3. Which of the following describes the technique that D.W. Griffith used to move back and forth between the lavish banquet for the rich and the frozen portrait of the poor, waiting in line for a loaf of bread in "A Corner in Wheat?"
4. As in all of Chaplin's films, Modern Times ends with Chaplin leaving the society that he tried to join just as he entered it, hopeful and alone.
5. In Mr Smith Goes to Washington, Jeff Smith returns to which of the following locations to think? A) Montana B) the press club bar C) the train station D) the Lincoln Monument E) Saunder's living room
6. The cognitive process whereby images that are shown in succession are synthesized in the mind of the viewer is known as?
7. The Lumiere Brothers made several "Actuality" films, which filmed things as they were without editing.
8. Modern Times was the last appearance of the little tramp. Why did Chaplin stop making movies with this character?
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9. The above still is from which movie? A) The Great Train Robbery B) Voyage to the Moon C) Modern Times
D) Sprinkler Sprinkled E) The Girl and Her Trust

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