Quiz #8 Review

Quiz #8 Review - HISTORY OF MEDIA ARTS I QUIZ #8 REVIEW...

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HISTORY OF MEDIA ARTS I QUIZ #8 REVIEW PART I – MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. What created the problems confronting French film production between 1918 and 1928? A. Imported films continued to pour into France in the 1920’s B. The situation for exports was little better C. Pathe Freres refused to monopolize all Parisian film industries D. A and B E. None of the above 2. An additional setback to the French industry in the 1920’s was A. Vertical integration B. Disunity C. Horizontal integration D. Subsidized loans E. Unionization 3. Why did the interests of the three sectors of the film industry (production, distribution, and exhibition) often conflict? A. Many films of the era had low budgets B. The French tendency toward small productions persisted C. A director or a star would raise money for a film and if it failed, the company went out of business or struggled along for another film or two D. All of the above E. None of the above 4. Why were producers’ requests for quotas often rejected? A. The more powerful distributors and exhibitors, who made most of their money on imports, opposed any quotas B. The distributors and exhibitioners did not have enough power to sanction quotas C. Many producers were enemies of the state D. All of the above E. None of the above 5. Why did ticket taxes hurt every level of the industry? A. Exhibitors could not risk losing patrons by raising admission prices B. Exhibitors could not pay as much to the distributors and producers of the films C. Exhibitors could not risk losing patrons by raising concession prices D. A and B E. All of the above
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6. Why were French technical facilities outdated? A. The lack of capital investment hampered companies in reequipping these studios to catch up with the technological innovations American firms had made during the 1910’s, particularly in lighting B. French producers depended on glass studios built before the war C. French filmmakers were unaccustomed to using artificial lighting extensively D. Few of the newer studios had extensive backlots of the sort owned by larger American and German producers E. All of the above 7. Major postwar genres included all of the following EXCEPT A. Serials B. Historical epics C. Fantasy film D. Comedies E. Film noir 8. French Impressionism can BEST be described as A. Fascination with pictorial beauty and an interest in intense psychological exploration B. An intense reaction to German Expressionism C. An extreme opposite of Surrealism D. A collection of films that made colossal jokes at the expense of government officials
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