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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. During the 1960s in Hollywood, what was the main focus in the industry's mainstream films?
2. Which of of the following was not one of the associate companies of the commercial conglomerates that helped keep the American film industry from floundering in the sixties?
3. In France's New Wave, filmmakers experimented with mixing _____.
4. What popular American film from the eighties was one of the most successful mixes of both animation and live action?
5. What was France's main big screen hit in the 1970s?
Short Essay Questions
1. In the 1970s, how did West Germany start to address their role in World War II?
2. Describe Britain's Golden Age.
3. How did the Soviet Union change Czechoslovakia's film industry in the 1960s?
4. What were some of the political issues that made their way into 1970s Hollywood?
5. What was the Third Cinema theater realism?
6. How and why did the quality of mass-produced films diminish in the 1980s?
7. Why was Japan's golden age in film able to thrive throughout the World War II and beyond, despite the political turmoil?
8. What were some of the trends in American films during the 1970s?
9. What regulations changed in 1960s Hollywood, as well as technical advances?
10. How did the New Wave movement from France affect American movie trends in the 1970s?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
How did greed help shape Hollywood? In what ways did Eli Whitney and the Patent Company set the standard business model in Hollywood with the strict purpose of making more money?
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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