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Directorial Style: Classic American Film Comedy
FILM 314
Fall 2008 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 222

This course examines the personal style (both formal and narrative)of various American film directors and personalities in the comic tradition. The course will discuss the overall world view, the directorial style and the differing functions of humor in films of each director and/or personality--Keaton, Lubitsch, Capra, Hawks, Tashlin, Blake Edwards, Billy Wilder, Jerry Lewis and others, covering the silent era through the early 60s.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA FILM
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(FILM-MN)(FILM)

Last Updated on JUL-21-2024
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