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FILM 3392 American Film History III: Post-Classical Period (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

After the court-mandated demise of the old studio system beginning in 1948, the industry entered a period of independent production, media conglomerates and television production. A survey of historiographical methods addresses the problems of creating a film history that accounts for these on-going changes in the industry. The films of Scorsese, Coppola, Allen, Altman and Kazan illustrate the response of the post-studio generation to the new realities of Hollywood and its audience.


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

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13