VM 100 -05 Study Topics Be able to identify the following individuals and institutions, including their major contributions either in terms of films, innovations, policy-making, etc. The Cinema’s Beginnings Eadweard Muybridge Lumiere Bros. George Melies Thomas Edison W.K.L. Dickson Edwin Porter D. W. Griffith & role in developing continuity Precursor technologies/discoveries for motion pictures Persistence of vision The Black Maria Cinematographe Kinetoscope Kinetograph Nickelodian Motion Picture Patents Company Hollywood Silent Period Carl Laemmle, Adolph Zukor & William Fox Continuity in narrative cinema General time period for studios’ formation Vertical integration Beginning of the star system Charlie Chaplin Paul RobesonOscar MichauxFritz LangErnst LubitschMPPDA (and its formation) Production Code Will Hays Consolidation of distributors and exhibitors to form Hollywood studios
Ohio v. Mutual (1915) Block booking You should also be able to identify and describe the following terms as well as the historical context in which they belong. Soviet Cinema & Montage Sergei Eisenstein Dziga Vertov Lev Kuleshov Kuleshov effect Kuleshov experiments Montage—definition and differences from continuity editing Non-Diagetic InsertFormal Devices Used In Continuity Editing Shot-reverse shot Matching action Point of view shot editing Directors, screenwriters, and stars you will need to know:Leni Riefenstahl Busby Berkeley Jimmy CagneyOrson Welles Composer - Bernard HerrmannBilly WilderBarbara StanwyckFred McMurrayComposer-Miklos Rosza Raymond Chandler````Alfred HitchcockRoberto RoselliniVittorio De Sica Dalton Trumbo Lucille Ball Desi Arnez Jackie Gleason Rod Serling Nicholas rayJames DeanSal MineoNatalie Wood
Jean-Luc GodardJean SebergJean-Paul BelmondoFrancois TruffautRobert DrewD.A. PennebakerRichard LeacockThe Maysles BrothersKarel ReiszAlbert FinneyRichard LesterAlun OwenBob DylanAlbert GrossmanBe sure you can identify the following:Cahiers du CinemaThe “Auteur Theory”“Kitchen Sink” filmsMise-en-sceneDirect CinemaTechnological developments in films that enabled Direct CinemaItalian Neo-realismThe French New WaveThe BlacklistThe Hollywood TenHUACThe Paramount DecreeKinescopeFilm NoirHollywood Major Studios: The “Big Five”, The “Little Three”Films/Clips We Screened You Need To Know Edison & Lumiere filmsThe Great Train Robbery (clips)A Trip To The Moon (clips)Birth of a Nation (clips)Intolerance (clips)The KidSherlock Jr.
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