English 313
History of the Cinema
Schedule
Spring 2011
Tuesday 6-9 PM--FH 208
Helen Roulston



1. Jan. 18 Introduction

2. Jan. 25 Chapters l-3. 1915 film Birth of a Nation (175 m) dir. D. W. Griffith.

3. Feb. 1 Chapter 4. 1922 film Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (A Symphony of Horrors (81 m) dir. F. W. Murnau
Chapter 5. 1925 film Bronenosets Potyomkin (Battleship Potemkin) (74 m) dir. Sergei M. Eisenstein & Grigori Aleksandrov (co-directors)

4. Feb. 8 Chapter 6. 1924 film Greed (140 m) dir. Erich von Stroheim. Panel
Hand out Takeout Midterm Exam Questions

5. Feb. 15 Chapter 6. 1925 film The Gold Rush (90 m) dir. Charlie Chaplin.
Chapters 7-8. 1933 film Duck Soup (68 m) dir. Leo McCarey.

6. Feb. 22 Chapter 8. 1933 film King Kong (100 m) dir. Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack. Panel
Chapter 9. 1929 film Un chien andalou (An Andalusian Dog) (16 m) dir. Luis Buñuel
Chapter 9. 1927 film Napoléon excerpts (10 m) dir. Abel Gance. Panel
Journals & Midterm Exams Due

7. Mar. 1 Chapter 10. 1941 film Citizen Kane (119 m) dir. Orson Welles. Panel
Mar. 2 Midterm Grades Due

8. Mar. 8 Chapters 8 & ll. 1946 film Notorious (101 m) dir. Alfred Hitchcock. Panel
          
9. Mar. 22 Chapter 12. 1950 film High Noon (85 m) dir. Fred Fred Zinnemann
Chapter 12. 1956 film Invasion of the Body Snatchers (80 m) dir. Don Siegel

10. Mar. 29 Chapter 13. 1946 film La Belle et la Bête (96 m) dir. Jean Cocteau
Chapter 14. 1969-74 TV Programs Monty Python Flying Circus Selected Skits (25 m) dir. Ian McNaughton

11. Apr. 5 Chapter 15. 1963 film 8 1/2 (138 m) dir. Federico Fellini. Panel

12. Apr. 12 Chapters 16-17. 1966 film Ostre sledované vlaky (Closely Watched Trains) (92 m) dir. Jirí Menzel. Panel

13. Apr. 19 Chapters 18-19. 1950 film Rashômon (88 m) dir. Akira Kurosawa.

14. Apr. 26 Chapters 20-21. 1967 film Bonnie and Clyde (111 m) dir. Arthur Penn. Panel.
Journals Due

15. May 3 Conclusion

Teaching

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