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20 terms
American Cinema
Volstead Act
The Hays Code
William Wellman
1931
Act that banned the sale or manufacture of alcohol
Production code that tried to make films more moral
Director of The Public Enemy
Year The Public Enemy was released
Volstead Act
Act that banned the sale or manufacture of alcohol
The Hays Code
Production code that tried to make films more moral
28 terms
American Cinema
Persistence of Vision
Eadweard Muybridge
George Eastman
Etienne Jules Marey
The ability of the brain to retain an image a split second lo…
Experimented with photographing movement by setting up 12 cam…
Introduced transparent celluloid film Established Eastman Kod…
First to combine the flexible film with an intermittent in ph…
Persistence of Vision
The ability of the brain to retain an image a split second lo…
Eadweard Muybridge
Experimented with photographing movement by setting up 12 cam…
54 terms
American Cinema
3 Act Structure
Plotpoint
Citizen Kane
Rashomon Style
25% 50% 25%... Setup, inciting incident, plotpoint 1, midpoint,…
Scene that spins the story in a new direction
Directed by Orson Welles... Influenced by German Expressionism... R…
Narrative Structure: Different characters who recount an even…
3 Act Structure
25% 50% 25%... Setup, inciting incident, plotpoint 1, midpoint,…
Plotpoint
Scene that spins the story in a new direction
10 terms
American Cinema
Kinematoscope
Zoopraxiscope
Zoetrope
celluloid film
C. Sellers; used still photos mounted on a paddle, turning th…
E. Muybridge; 1879; uses 24 cameras to take a picture of an o…
forerunner; paper strips with the images of the same object r…
George Eastman; 1889; set stage for invention of moving pictu…
Kinematoscope
C. Sellers; used still photos mounted on a paddle, turning th…
Zoopraxiscope
E. Muybridge; 1879; uses 24 cameras to take a picture of an o…
135 terms
American Cinema
THE SYD FIELD SCREEENPLAY STRUCTURE MO…
Three types of inciting incidents:
There are 3 Types of Inciting Incident…
There are 3 Types of Inciting Incident…
1. the inciting incident... 2. the first major plot point... 3. the…
1. action... 2. situational ... 3. dialog
the inciting incident is a decisive action that begins the fi…
NEEDS BACKSTORY- the inciting incident must be explained to c…
THE SYD FIELD SCREEENPLAY STRUCTURE MO…
1. the inciting incident... 2. the first major plot point... 3. the…
Three types of inciting incidents:
1. action... 2. situational ... 3. dialog
65 terms
AMERICAN Cinema
Hollywood Renaissance
Hollywood Renaissance(Distribution)
"platform" distribution (Hollywood Ren…
1970s (Hollywood Renaissance)
-70s it explodes ... -Regan: modest, we need to go back to famil…
-severe financial losses in 1969 and 1970.... -the old ways of f…
opening in a small number of big-city theatres and expanding…
-Industry: Hollywood & TV, Distribution... Hollywood Renaissance…
Hollywood Renaissance
-70s it explodes ... -Regan: modest, we need to go back to famil…
Hollywood Renaissance(Distribution)
-severe financial losses in 1969 and 1970.... -the old ways of f…
26 terms
American Cinema
1960s-1970s American Cinema
1960s American Cinema
New Emerging cinema culture post 1960s
Reaction to Changing Reality
Deterioration of studio system, new visual culture: television
Declining audiences, costly flops, bankruptcies and take-over…
New younger, more educated and affluent middle class as audie…
Majors raise ticket prices leads to more decrease in numbers,…
1960s-1970s American Cinema
Deterioration of studio system, new visual culture: television
1960s American Cinema
Declining audiences, costly flops, bankruptcies and take-over…
19 terms
American Cinema
Restrepo
Primary
The War Room
Language of Film
Tim Hetherington & Sebastian Junger (2010)
Robert Drew (1960)
D.A. Pennabaker & Chris Hegedus
What is said to you in media is different than what is actual…
Restrepo
Tim Hetherington & Sebastian Junger (2010)
Primary
Robert Drew (1960)
40 terms
American Cinema
The Seventh Seal
Breathless/A bout de Soufflé
Dr.Strangelove
The Graduate
Director ingmar Bergman ; parallel to the chaos the plague ca…
Produced by George Beragard, Jean Luc gahard directed; tribut…
Peter Kramer's film uses Cold War to inspire and reflect upon.
Directed by Mike Nichols
The Seventh Seal
Director ingmar Bergman ; parallel to the chaos the plague ca…
Breathless/A bout de Soufflé
Produced by George Beragard, Jean Luc gahard directed; tribut…
72 terms
American Cinema
Elements of the Slasher
Why was 1984 was a monumental year for…
Similarities between Reagan Era Politi…
Thirteen Women, 1932
*Killer is unknown or shown in some cases... *Illogical Motive o…
*Silent Night Deadly Night gained major controversy with pare…
*Economic Policies (A burden for future generations) ... *Return…
*A pre-code example of slasher aspects, but not a recognized…
Elements of the Slasher
*Killer is unknown or shown in some cases... *Illogical Motive o…
Why was 1984 was a monumental year for…
*Silent Night Deadly Night gained major controversy with pare…
79 terms
American Cinema
Big 3 and Little 5 (20's)
Big 5 and Little 3 (30-45)
Paramount
Paramount
BIG: Paramount-Publix, Lowes (MGM), First National LITTLE: Un…
BIG: Paramount, MGM, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros... LITTLE: Un…
Owed so many mortgages to theatres, when depression hit had t…
In 1935, Barney Balaban became presidetnt and made it profita…
Big 3 and Little 5 (20's)
BIG: Paramount-Publix, Lowes (MGM), First National LITTLE: Un…
Big 5 and Little 3 (30-45)
BIG: Paramount, MGM, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros... LITTLE: Un…
69 terms
american cinema
who invented Cinematographe and kineti…
motion picture patents company- compan…
thomas edisons assistant, insisted in…
edisons all black film studio that wou…
Auguste and Louis Lumiere.
MPPC
WKL Dickson
Black maria
who invented Cinematographe and kineti…
Auguste and Louis Lumiere.
motion picture patents company- compan…
MPPC
12 terms
American Cinema
Crime/ Violence
Romance/ Love
Modernity/ the City
Memory/ Identity/ Childhood
o Little Cesar ... o Casablanca ... o Godfather ... o Blade Runner ... o…
o Brokeback Mountain... o Casablanca ... o Annie Hall... o Titanic ... o…
o Little Cesar... o Blade Runner ... o Terminator
o Citizen Kane ... o Brokeback Mountain ... o Annie Hall ... o Blade R…
Crime/ Violence
o Little Cesar ... o Casablanca ... o Godfather ... o Blade Runner ... o…
Romance/ Love
o Brokeback Mountain... o Casablanca ... o Annie Hall... o Titanic ... o…
50 terms
American Cinema
Kinetoscope
Kinetoscope parlor (peepshow)
Nickelodeon
Actualities (Cinema of Attractions)
The first motion picture camera, produced by Edison, created…
A room with a few individual machines which permitted only on…
A cinema which ran from 1896-1905 which sold seats for a nick…
Until 1905 - showing documentaries, excerpts from plays, spor…
Kinetoscope
The first motion picture camera, produced by Edison, created…
Kinetoscope parlor (peepshow)
A room with a few individual machines which permitted only on…
84 terms
American Cinema
Nickelodeons
Cinematographie
kinetoscope
WKL Dickson
an old terms for films used in Italy and france, usually ran…
invented by Lumieire Brothers, portable hand cranked
invented by Edison, Peep hole
helped Edison to develop the kinetoscope
Nickelodeons
an old terms for films used in Italy and france, usually ran…
Cinematographie
invented by Lumieire Brothers, portable hand cranked
44 terms
American cinema
Meaning
Fabula
Implicit meaning
Socialist realism
An observation or a general statement about a subject, such a…
The reconstruction of the events of a non chronological order…
A generalization that a viewer or reader makes about a text o…
A soviet doctrine and style in force from the mid 1930s to th…
Meaning
An observation or a general statement about a subject, such a…
Fabula
The reconstruction of the events of a non chronological order…
50 terms
American Cinema
Kinetoscope
Kinetoscope parlor (peepshow)
Nickelodeon
Actualities (Cinema of Attractions)
The first motion picture camera, produced by Edison, created…
A room with a few individual machines which permitted only on…
A cinema which ran from 1896-1905 which sold seats for a nick…
Until 1905 - showing documentaries, excerpts from plays, spor…
Kinetoscope
The first motion picture camera, produced by Edison, created…
Kinetoscope parlor (peepshow)
A room with a few individual machines which permitted only on…
16 terms
american cinema
early american cinema
classical cinema
contemporary or post-classical
new hollywood
1895-1913
1913-1960
1960-present
late 1960s-1970s
early american cinema
1895-1913
classical cinema
1913-1960
25 terms
American Cinema
Aspects of Melodrama
Fordism
Taylorism
Big Five
• Aims to create a feeling in the spectator... • Draws on the af…
Mass manufacture of standardized products using special purpo…
The economic study of labor productivity
• Paramount (sophisticated comedies)... • MGM (american middle-c…
Aspects of Melodrama
• Aims to create a feeling in the spectator... • Draws on the af…
Fordism
Mass manufacture of standardized products using special purpo…
60 terms
American Cinema
year of WHEN HARRY MET SALLY
director of WHEN HARRY MET SALLY
writer of WHEN HARRY MET SALLY
what is the theme in WHEN HARRY MET SA…
1989
Rob Reiner
Nora Ephron
can friends become lovers? and can males and females just be…
year of WHEN HARRY MET SALLY
1989
director of WHEN HARRY MET SALLY
Rob Reiner
15 terms
American Cinema
3 Myths starting in the 16th Century o…
4 Founding fathers of the United States
Who wrote the book 'The Epic of Americ…
Discussion on the American Dream:
1.America as the land of plenty... 2. America as the land of opp…
George Washington... Thomas Jefferson... Benjamin Franklin... John Adams
James Truslow Adamas
-What does the American Dream mean to you?... -What stands in th…
3 Myths starting in the 16th Century o…
1.America as the land of plenty... 2. America as the land of opp…
4 Founding fathers of the United States
George Washington... Thomas Jefferson... Benjamin Franklin... John Adams
41 terms
American Cinema
What to look for in films:
What year was When Harry met Sally made?
When Harry Met Sally: Director
When Harry Met Sally: Writer
Story... Obstacles... Theme... Character Categories... Style - aesthete,…
1989
Rob Reiner
Nora Elphron
What to look for in films:
Story... Obstacles... Theme... Character Categories... Style - aesthete,…
What year was When Harry met Sally made?
1989
12 terms
American Cinema
Where did George Lucas attend college?
What is the only Xrated film to win an…
What were the HUAC-McCarthy hearings?
The new western became part of which g…
USC
Midnight Cowboy
Looking for Communist in the entertainment industry
Science Fiction
Where did George Lucas attend college?
USC
What is the only Xrated film to win an…
Midnight Cowboy
24 terms
American Cinema
Generally speaking, the Patents Trust…
The word "Squaw" is __________ term us…
True or False: There is evidence to sh…
True or False: Life of an American Fir…
...
...
...
...
Generally speaking, the Patents Trust…
...
The word "Squaw" is __________ term us…
...
23 terms
1940's American Cinema
film noir
road comedies
comedy teams
cartoons
Means "black and white" films with a mystery behind them: det…
Mostly starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamoure: f…
Many films from the 1940's had famous teams of actors: Hepbur…
Many famous cartoons were popular during the 1940's: Casper--…
film noir
Means "black and white" films with a mystery behind them: det…
road comedies
Mostly starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamoure: f…
109 terms
American Cinema Final Review
Life as a House: Who plays George?
Life as a House: Who plays Robin?
Life as a House: Who plays Sam?
Life as a House: Who plays Alyssa?
Kevin Kline
Kristin Scott Thomas
Hayden Christensen
Jena Malone
Life as a House: Who plays George?
Kevin Kline
Life as a House: Who plays Robin?
Kristin Scott Thomas
9 terms
Cinema Verite & New American Cinema
What is Cinema Verite?
What are some key directors in Cinema…
Some facts about New American Cinema?
What are some results of New American…
- Film style that emerged from France... - Focused on participat…
- Jean Rouch... - Edgar Morin... - Chris Marker
- Caused by a generational shift in the US... - Social movements…
- A series of low budget, counter culture art films
What is Cinema Verite?
- Film style that emerged from France... - Focused on participat…
What are some key directors in Cinema…
- Jean Rouch... - Edgar Morin... - Chris Marker
21 terms
American Cinema in the 1960s
Early to mid 1960s: "The Bloated Era"
Sidney Lumet (1924-2011)
The Pawnbroker (1964)
John Frankenheimer (1930-2002)
Ticket sales continued to decline... -By the 1962 box office was…
•Began his career in theater. He was known an "actors" direct…
First American film about the Holocaust perspective of a Jewi…
-Prior to directing, was an AD (Assistant director) for Sidne…
Early to mid 1960s: "The Bloated Era"
Ticket sales continued to decline... -By the 1962 box office was…
Sidney Lumet (1924-2011)
•Began his career in theater. He was known an "actors" direct…
12 terms
American Cinema Final Drama
Life as a House: Who plays George?
Life as a House: Who plays Robin?
Life as a House: Who plays Sam?
Life as a House: Who plays Alyssa?
Kevin Kline
Kristin Scott Thomas
Hayden Christensen
Jena Malone
Life as a House: Who plays George?
Kevin Kline
Life as a House: Who plays Robin?
Kristin Scott Thomas
52 terms
American Cinema: QUIZ 2
Elia Kazan
Cross-Plugging
Drive-in Theaters
Robert Altman
An American Producer, Director, and Writer. Is most known for…
A term used to describe a trailer that is shown at other thea…
A form of cinema structure consisting of a large outdoor movi…
An American Director, Writer, and Producer. Is best known for…
Elia Kazan
An American Producer, Director, and Writer. Is most known for…
Cross-Plugging
A term used to describe a trailer that is shown at other thea…
118 terms
American Cinema mid term
Nickelodeon
Who invented cinematographe?
What is a cinematographer?
Who invented Kinetoscope?
Theaters, cost a nickle (hence name)
Louis Lumiere
Lightweight, hand cranked camera
Thomas Edison
Nickelodeon
Theaters, cost a nickle (hence name)
Who invented cinematographe?
Louis Lumiere
83 terms
American Cinema Final
Spatialized Sound
Multi-/Megaplexing
Francis Ford Coppola
Spike Lee
When different channels are assigned different sounds. Such a…
Huge theaters designed for comfort, size, and a coherent layo…
Director Apocalypse Now, the Godfather.
Director Do The Right Thing.
Spatialized Sound
When different channels are assigned different sounds. Such a…
Multi-/Megaplexing
Huge theaters designed for comfort, size, and a coherent layo…
18 terms
Quiz 2 American Cinema
When did scandals start hollywood ?
Buster Keaton
Charlie Chaplin
Harold Lloyd
In fort lee, patent trust, charlie Chaplin, fatty art buckle…
Very serious, wouldn't laugh at himself, would double cross h…
Early comedians, played it small, the kid in his act. Example…
Glasses, sophisticated, also didn't smile he was pretty serio…
When did scandals start hollywood ?
In fort lee, patent trust, charlie Chaplin, fatty art buckle…
Buster Keaton
Very serious, wouldn't laugh at himself, would double cross h…
11 terms
American Cinema Final
Irwin Winkler
Mark Andrus
Kevin Kline
Kristin Scott Thomas
Who directed Life as a House?
Who wrote Life as a House?
Who played George in Life as a House?
Who played Robin in Life as a House?
Irwin Winkler
Who directed Life as a House?
Mark Andrus
Who wrote Life as a House?
23 terms
American Cinema Mid Term
What is the Zoetrope
Which influential early camera also do…
The Vitascope, a projector manufacture…
The most notable British film producer…
Toy that creates optical illusion of an image moving
Cinematographe
Frances Jenkins and Thomas Armat
Brighton
What is the Zoetrope
Toy that creates optical illusion of an image moving
Which influential early camera also do…
Cinematographe
16 terms
American Cinema Quiz #2
The classic john ford western in 1939,…
Former comedy team, 4 bros, in duck soup
Fred Astaire,ginger rodgers in a famou…
Event in 1929 that resulted in loss of…
Stagecoach
Marx brothers
Top hat
The great depression
The classic john ford western in 1939,…
Stagecoach
Former comedy team, 4 bros, in duck soup
Marx brothers
49 terms
Quiz 1 American Cinema
Edward Muybridge
Edward Muybridge famous films?
Etienne-Jules Marey
Eugene Sandow
Battry cameras, shot his wife, traced photos on glass plates
A woman throwing baseball, A woman walking downstairs, jumpin…
1882 shot gun shaped camera shoot sequential photographs, the…
1894 muscle man, Prussian born
Edward Muybridge
Battry cameras, shot his wife, traced photos on glass plates
Edward Muybridge famous films?
A woman throwing baseball, A woman walking downstairs, jumpin…
21 terms
American cinema quiz 4
the effect of WW II on: the actors?
the effect of WW II on: Women?
the film industry at home and the fore…
Characteristics of films during WW II
some actors enlisted.
films had to be tailored to women, due to the fact that most…
war overseas cut significantly into the studios foreign reven…
Propaganda, dark, show American values
the effect of WW II on: the actors?
some actors enlisted.
the effect of WW II on: Women?
films had to be tailored to women, due to the fact that most…
26 terms
American cinema quiz 5
The number for weekly film attendance:…
What was the PCA? what power did it ha…
The role of television - how much was…
Films efforts to regain audience were?
90 Million, 40 million
Production Code Association the power it had that they will p…
5 hours
Better sound, bigger screen, color
The number for weekly film attendance:…
90 Million, 40 million
What was the PCA? what power did it ha…
Production Code Association the power it had that they will p…
40 terms
AMERICAN CINEMA FINAL
Which Hollywood organization was alleg…
In the immediate post-World War II per…
The Cinerama widescreen process:
Cecil Hepworth's film in 1905 is regar…
Screen Writers Guild
Propaganda for American democracy
...
Cinemascope utilized conventional 35mm film and fairly simple…
Which Hollywood organization was alleg…
Screen Writers Guild
In the immediate post-World War II per…
Propaganda for American democracy
61 terms
Latin American Cinema Vocab
Lente
Lente de corta distancia focal
Lente de larga distancia focal
Ángulo recto
La parte de una cámara que colecciona la luz para formar un i…
Un tipo de lente que produce un imagen ancho (como un GoPro)
Un tipo de lente que produce un imagen magnificado
Un ángulo de cámara en que la cámara mira al sujeto directame…
Lente
La parte de una cámara que colecciona la luz para formar un i…
Lente de corta distancia focal
Un tipo de lente que produce un imagen ancho (como un GoPro)
47 terms
American cinema 2
Crisis structure
Cross-plugging
Olfactory processes
Elia Kazan
Plot structure. Character has a crisis there is suspense and…
-an announcement of a networks other programs or an advertise…
Using sense of smell in movies to make the experience more re…
American director and actor. Co founded Actors studio in 1947
Crisis structure
Plot structure. Character has a crisis there is suspense and…
Cross-plugging
-an announcement of a networks other programs or an advertise…
20 terms
1950's American Cinema
youth market
American Bandstand
James Dean
Elvis Presley
Movies, drive-ins, cars all centered around teenagers.
Television show promoted by Dick Clark that centered around a…
Only acted in three movies before his death due to a car acci…
Famous musician who became a legend in Rock n Roll; his appea…
youth market
Movies, drive-ins, cars all centered around teenagers.
American Bandstand
Television show promoted by Dick Clark that centered around a…
22 terms
Quiz 3 American Cinema
Public Enemy what year?
how does the story begin? At what poin…
What is Tom involved in?
What opportunity does Tom have?
1909
in 1909, teenager that is a trouble maker
Stealing things and reselling them.
to steal beer and fur coats
Public Enemy what year?
1909
how does the story begin? At what poin…
in 1909, teenager that is a trouble maker
17 terms
Latin American Cinema Midterm
New Latin America Cinema: The Origins…
"Third" or "Imperfect" Cinema
Film Production, Distribution, and Exh…
Ibermedia
• Begins to appear in the late 1950s/early 1960s... • Pioneers o…
• Would serve the political transformation of the so-called u…
• Production and distribution has been impoverished in the pa…
• Started in 1997... • Goals were to financially assist filmmake…
New Latin America Cinema: The Origins…
• Begins to appear in the late 1950s/early 1960s... • Pioneers o…
"Third" or "Imperfect" Cinema
• Would serve the political transformation of the so-called u…
47 terms
American Cinema Chapter 11
How many movie admissions were there e…
What departments were introduced to th…
What departments became more specializ…
During the Studio Era, how long did th…
80 million
Sound
writing
15-20
How many movie admissions were there e…
80 million
What departments were introduced to th…
Sound
10 terms
American cinema Quiz #1
Eadweard Muybridge
Thomas Edison
Lumiere bros.
George Melies
Made zoetrope,sequential photographs,persistence of vision
Made the kinetoscope
Made Arrival of a train
Made A Trip to the moon
Eadweard Muybridge
Made zoetrope,sequential photographs,persistence of vision
Thomas Edison
Made the kinetoscope
92 terms
American Cinema Final Review
Life as a House: Who plays George?
Life as a House: Who plays Robin?
Life as a House: Who plays Sam?
Life as a House: Who plays Alyssa?
Kevin Kline
Kristin Scott Thomas
Hayden Christensen
Jena Malone
Life as a House: Who plays George?
Kevin Kline
Life as a House: Who plays Robin?
Kristin Scott Thomas
15 terms
Latin American Cinema Final
Magical Realism
Mexican Cinema
Gael García Bernal: Essential Filmogra…
Gael García Bernal: Biography
• The acceptance of supernatural events... • Child's view of "re…
• "Over recent years the territory has established itself bot…
Y tu mamá también (Alfonso Cuarón, 2001) ... Amores Perros (Alej…
•Mexican soap El abuelo y yo... •Central School of Speech and Dr…
Magical Realism
• The acceptance of supernatural events... • Child's view of "re…
Mexican Cinema
• "Over recent years the territory has established itself bot…
28 terms
History of American Cinema - Terms #1
demographics
wars, depressions, popular fads, cultu…
a history of style
Kinetoscope
city/rural
escapist?
cultural series
1893 Chicago world's fair, lead to kinetoscope parlors
demographics
city/rural
wars, depressions, popular fads, cultu…
escapist?
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