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 Robeson Oscar Michaux Fritz Lang Ernst Lubitsch MPPDA (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 Insert Formal 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 Cagney Orson Welles Composer - Bernard Herrmann Billy Wilder Barbara Stanwyck Fred McMurray Composer-Miklos Rosza Raymond Chandler````Alfred Hitchcock Roberto Rosellini Vittorio De Sica Dalton Trumbo Lucille Ball Desi Arnez Jackie Gleason Rod Serling Nicholas ray James Dean Sal Mineo Natalie Wood
Jean-Luc Godard Jean Seberg Jean-Paul Belmondo Francois Truffaut Robert Drew D.A. Pennebaker Richard Leacock The Maysles Brothers Karel Reisz Albert Finney Richard Lester Alun Owen Bob Dylan Albert Grossman Be sure you can identify the following: Cahiers du Cinema The “Auteur Theory” “Kitchen Sink” films Mise-en-scene Direct Cinema Technological developments in films that enabled Direct Cinema Italian Neo-realism The French New Wave The Blacklist The Hollywood Ten HUAC The Paramount Decree Kinescope Film Noir Hollywood Major Studios: The “Big Five”, The “Little Three” Films/Clips We Screened You Need To Know Edison & Lumiere films The Great Train Robbery (clips) A Trip To The Moon (clips) Birth of a Nation (clips) Intolerance (clips) The Kid Sherlock Jr.
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