← Film History Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- in a sound-proof booth
- "The Triumph of the Will" and "Olympia"
- "City Lights" and "Modern Times"
- Paramount, RKO, Warner Brothers, MGM, and Fox
- a What were the "Big Five" studios during the 1920s?
- b What are the two notable films made by Leni Riefenstahl in Germany?
- c What year was Battleship Potemkin released?
- d What two movies did Chaplin make in the 1930s that showed his resistance to sound?
- e During the earliest days of sound, where did the camera have to be in order to capture sound properly?
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- What studio was Carl Laemmle the founder of?
- What was the name of Griffith's controversial 1915 film that featured the KKK?
- What was the name of the company Griffith founded with Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks?
- What was Keaton's comedic style?
- What was Vitascope?
5 True/False Questions
Edward Muybridge → What's the name of the type of lighting used in film noir?
"The Jazz Singer" → What is Chaplin's first non-silent feature?
neo-realism → What was the post-war (WWII) film movement in Italy called?
John Ford, Howard Hawks, Frank Capra, Billy Wilder, Fred Zinneman, William Wyler → What was Keaton's comedic style?
editing for tension, freeze frames, natural lighting, close-ups → What were some of the techniques Griffith discovered for filmmaking? (4)