Fall 2008 not offered
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.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(FILM)
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Midterm, final exam, major paper and oral presentation. Biweekly screenings.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Film majors only. Enrollment limited to 24. Permission of the instructor required. Course fee $60.00. Biweekly screenings plus extra required screenings as arranged.
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