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FILM 2281 American Film History: Studio Years (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Looking at several of the key films and directors emerging from the studio system of the 1930s and 1940s, students will gain greater awareness of the development not only of film technique but also of the social and cultural changes brought about in audiences by the Depression and World War II. The films of Lubitsch, Sturges, and others will be considered as products of the commercial, artistic, and social forces exerted on their creators.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Richard Blake, S.J.

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 05-Mar-14