COM 235

Film History (1895-1950)

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2018-2019 Fall, Spring Main campus No

Level: Undergraduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: None

An introduction to the historical evolution of motion pictures from a novelty entertainment to an art and industry. Topics include the modest beginning in New York, the move to Hollywood, the rise of the star system, the emergence of the studios, introduction of sound and the beginning of the demise of the studio system in 1948.