Quiz questions from 1 & 2 for review for first exam
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
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.
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?"
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.
In Mr Smith Goes to Washington, Jeff Smith returns to which of the following locations to think?
B) the press club bar
C) the train station
D) the Lincoln Monument
E) Saunder's living room
The cognitive process whereby images that are shown in succession are synthesized in the mind of the
viewer is known as?
The Lumiere Brothers made several "Actuality" films, which filmed things as they were without editing.