The Musical Film|
Spring 2009 not offered
The opening lectures will present a brief background of Hollywood history (studio system, technological developments, etc.), as well as a specific history of the musical genre (Busby Berkeley, Astaire/Rogers, Freed Unit). The remainder of the course will examine various approaches to the musical (genre, auteur, etc.); the contributions of individual stars, producers, directors, composers, and art directors, with the emphasis on directorial style and the creation of an "unreal" musical universe and how audience perception is manipulated to receive such a world.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FILM-MN)(FILM)
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Major paper, oral presentation, final exam.
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Prerequisite: FILM304 OR FILM310
Bi-weekly screenings plus extra required screenings as arranged. Enrollment limited to junior and senior film majors. Course fee: $60.00. Permission of Instructor Required.
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