2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    Feb 05, 2023  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SCRN 119 - History of U.S. Film Until 1960

This course will examine the history of cinema in the United States from its beginnings until 1960. We will address such issues as: the development of film technology in America, the industry’s relocation from New York to Los Angeles, the consolidation of classical style, the coming of sound, the quintessential American film genres, the star system and the studio system, the impact of the Depression and two World Wars, and the causes and consequences of censorship. 


Course Designation/Attribute: HP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every other year