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FILM 3393 American Classic Auteurs (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Based on an updated form of auteur criticism, which concentrates on the director as author of the film, this course will treat films several of the great American film makers of the classic Hollywood period, like John Ford, Howard Hawks, Orson Welles, Frank Capra and John Huston. In addition to class screenings, students will privately view other films of these directors and research the social contexts that influenced their artistic development and reception by the public.


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

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 16-May-16