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Academic Year 2005/2006
Directorial Style: Classic American Film Comedy
FILM 314 FA
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
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.
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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- Instructor(s): Basinger,Jeanine D.
- Times: ..T.R.. 01:10PM-04:30PM; Location: AWKS010;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 24)
- Permission: Permission of Instructor Required
POI forms will be distributed by the instructor during the browsing period of pre-registration and must be submitted to the Registrar's office prior to the on-line registration appointment
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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