Flashback: A Brief History of Film Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Louis Giannetti
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the focus of Russian documentaries after World War II, as ordered by Stalin?

2. At the end of the 1950s, how many homes in America had a television set?

3. During Japan's Golden Age in cinema, what country, previously considered a strong force in cinema, began to decline?

4. Which European country's film industry was the most devastated after World War II?

5. Due to the cinema's reflection of the American public's distrust of the government, what began to happen to the movie theater?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the role of censorship in the film industry.

Essay Topic 2

What were David Wark Griffith's main contributions to the early cinema? In what ways are his contributions overshadowed by the content of his films? Should these be factors in considering the achievements wrought by his work?

Essay Topic 3

How did films meld both science and creativity together? In what ways was this the overall goal of the Film D'Art? What does this suggest about the technological advances in Hollywood throughout film's history?

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