Reading and Reference Material for Introduction to Cinema

Reading and Reference Material for Fall 2017 Introduction to Cinema
File Study Guide for Exam No. 1 Link The Birth of Cinema and Continuity Editing File Chapter 1. Birth of a medium: 1830-1910 Overview of the early days of cinema. File Review No. 1 Review No. 1 for History of Film File Chaplin & Keaton: Clown Princes Essay comparing and contrasting Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. File Chapter 2. Silents, Please! The rise of the film industry in the United States. File Review No. 2 Review No. 2 for History of Film Link "The General" Essay on film and link to downstreaming video. Link "The Kid" Essay on the classic 1921 film. Link TCM Guide to "The Kid" File Chapter 3. Talking Pictures Hollywood survives and thrives after the coming of sound File Review No. 3 Review No. 3 for History of Film File Guide to Film Noir Link "D.O.A." Essay on film and link to downstreaming video. Link "Detour" Essay on film and link to streaming video. Link Guide to STAGECOACH Essay on the classic 1939 Western. Link Link to STAGECOACH on YouTube The classic 1939 John Ford Western. Link TCM Guide to CASABLANCA Turner Classic Movies guide to the Oscar-winning 1942 drama. File Chapter 4: Hooray for Hollywood During the heyday of the Hollywood studio system, movies moved the masses. File Review No. 4 Review No. 4 for History of Film File Roger Ebert's Guide to "Citizen Kane" Link "Citizen Kane" TCM guide to Orson Welles' 1941 masterwork. File Chapter 5. The Post-WWII Era Link TCM Guide to "A Face in the Crowd" Link "A Face in the Crowd" File Chapter 6. Alfred Hitchcock: The Master of Suspense Link TCM Guide to "Rear Window" File Francois Truffaut and the French New Wave Link Roger Ebert on "The 400 Blows" File Review No. 5 Link The New Hollywood Era