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1. In the earliest years of cinema, the late 1890s, movies were brief, consisting of short events photographed in long shot in a single __________. Your Answer: d Correct Answer: take 2. By the early twentieth century, filmmakers had already devised a functional style of editing we now call __________ . This type of cutting is a technique used in most fiction films even today and tries to preserve the fluidity of an event without literally showing it all. Your Answer: d Correct Answer: cutting to continuity 3. A/an __________ is an editing transition that is confusing in terms of space and time. Your Answer: d Correct Answer: jump cut 4. By 1908 when the genius D.W. Griffith entered the field of filmmaking, it was already known that the __________ was the basic unit of film construction. Your Answer: d Correct Answer: shot 5. Griffith has been called the __________ because he consolidated and expanded many of the techniques invented by his predecessors and was the first to go beyond gimmickry into the realm of art. Your Answer: d Correct Answer: Father of Film 6. During the golden years of the American studio system--roughly the 1930s and 1940s--directors were often urged (or forced) to adopt the __________ technique of shooting.
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This method involved shooting an entire scene in long shot without cuts. This take contained all
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course BLW 201 taught by Professor Devience during the Spring '11 term at DePaul.

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