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German Expressionism - filmsNosferatu, M, Metropolis
German Expressionism - directorsFritz Lang, Alfred Hitchcock, Erich Pommer
Kuleshov Effect exampleSergei Eisenstein, October
Head of the Production Code Administration (PCA)Joseph Breen
Chair of the Motion Picture Producers and Directors Association (MPPDA)Will Hays
Hay's Code 1934Motion Picture Production Code
Big 5 - studiosRKO, MGM, 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers, Paramount
Small 3 - studiosUnited Pictures, United Artists, Columbia Pictures
Vertical IntegrationProduction, Distribution, Exhibition
Studio System controlled what aspects?marketing of the film, shipping of films, schedule of exhibition, block booking and owning the labs where films processed and printed
Which studio founded the Vitaphone Corporation in April 1926?Warner Brothers
First sound feature on August 1926? (without spoken dialogue)Don Juan
First musical picture incorporating sound insertsThe Jazz Singer 1927
Silent actors that didn't transition to talkiesBuster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, Vilma Banky
Silent actors that did transition to talkiesGreta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Boris Karloff
What were Hollywood Combat Films?Portrayed WWII as a 'peoples' war'
Examples of Combat filmsThe Negro Solider, Soldier from the Tropics
Example of women in war filmKatherine Hepburn narrating 'Women in Defense'
Examples of animation and war filmsBug Bunny Nips the Nip, Ali Baba, Tokio Jokio
What two agencies did the Office of War (OWI) establish in 1942? to supervise the film industry?The Bureau of Motion Pictures and The Bureau of Censorship
What did The Bureau of Motion Pictures do?Produced educational films and reviewed scripts submitted by the studios
What did The Bureau of Censorship do?Oversaw film exports
How many propaganda films did Hollywood produce between 1942-1944?375
Examples of Hollywood war propaganda filmsMrs. Miniver, Casablanca, They Came To Blow Up America
When was the 'golden age' of British cinema?1940s
When was the peak of British documentary filmmaking?World War II
Example of British documentary film during WWII?From the Four Corners (1941)
When was the Ministry of Information (MOI) formed?4 September 1939 - day after Britain's declaration of war
What was the Ministry of War renamed to?Central Office of Information
How did the Camera Obscura worked?Light from object (A) passes through a pinhole, which shows on back wall of chamber as inverted image (B)
When was the Magic Lantern invented?1650
Who invented the Magic Lantern?Christiaan Huygens
What was the Magic Lantern originally called?The Lantern of Fright
What was the Magic Lantern used for?Magnify and project images painted on glass slides
Who was the first person heavily involved in Phantasmagoria?Etienne-Gaspard Robert. Stagename: Robertson
What did Etienne-Gaspard Robert invent from the basis of the Magic Lantern?Fantoscope
Who were involved in the making of the Kinetoscope in 1891?Thomas A Edison and William Dickson
When and where was the Kinetoscope finally exhibited to the public?1894, New York City
Who and when was the Stroboscope invented?Simon Ritter Von Stampfer - 1832
What did the Stroboscope do to moving subjects?'Slow down' or 'stop' them
Name 4 of the Lumiere Brothers filmsbaby's lunch, workers leaving factory, train arriving at station, sprinkler getting sprinkled
Who was associated with early film narrative?Georges Melies
George Melies' famous filmLe Voyage dans la Lune 1902 (Trip to the Moon)
What formed the 'continuity model'?Evolutionary and Cinematic and Narrative Assumptions