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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Flashback: A Brief History of Film Chapters 13-16.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. During the early days of World War II, why did Britain have trouble maintaining their film industry?
(a) Bomb threats.
(d) Denouncement of British films from Hitler.
2. During the early seventies in America cinema, which of the following was not one of the main themes explored?
(a) Sexual identities.
(c) Corruption in public institutions.
(d) Religious iconography.
3. In what decade were silent films perfected?
4. Which director, during America in the 1940s, became renowned for film adaptations of literature?
(a) Orson Welles.
(b) Preston Sturges.
(c) John Huston.
(d) Billy Wilder.
5. What sort of music became popular for movie soundtracks in the sixties?
(a) Classical music.
(b) Ragtime music.
(c) Jazz music.
(d) Rock music.
Short Answer Questions
1. What were the only restrictions placed on directors in the 1920s?
2. Which decade is considered the beginning of Japan's Golden Age in cinema?
3. For what reason did many great artists leave Europe for America in the 1930s?
4. In Eastern Europe in the seventies, what topic was generally avoided in their cinema?
5. When Britain began to focus on literary and theatrical stage adaptations for their film industry in the years surrounding World War II, what renowned actor became particularly lauded for his work in this area?
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