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

Louis Giannetti
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following was not one of the most respected Japanese directors from the post-World War II era?

2. What popular American film from the eighties was one of the most successful mixes of both animation and live action?

3. Upon what were the greatest works of entertainment in Britain focused in the seventies?

4. What became the focus of American cinema in the seventies?

5. During the social revolution of the sixties in America, how did Hollywood compensate for their budget cuts?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why and how did commercial conglomerates help support the American film industry in the 1960s?

2. Why was the French film industry nearly destroyed because of World War II?

3. How did television damage the film industry?

4. What was the Third Cinema theater realism?

5. What regulations changed in 1960s Hollywood, as well as technical advances?

6. How did Great Britain's entertainment industry fare in the 1970s?

7. What were some of the trends in American films during the 1970s?

8. What were some of the prominent trends in European cinema in the 1950s?

9. How did the Vietnam War change the culture of America in regards to Hollywood?

10. In the 1970s, how did West Germany start to address their role in World War II?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

In what ways did the economy determine and depend upon the successes of the film industry in both war and peace time?

Essay Topic 2

How did the inclusion of violence and sexual content change over the years of the film industry's existence? How did the allowance vary from country to country? In what ways did these restrictions (or lack thereof) reveal the cultural divide between different countries?

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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