The Language of Hollywood: Storytelling, Sound, and Color

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所在平台: Coursera

课程类别: 人文

大学或机构: Wesleyan University(卫斯理大学)

授课老师: Scott Higgins

   

课程主页: https://www.coursera.org/course/hollywood

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This history course explores how fundamental changes in film technology affected popular Hollywood storytelling. We will consider the transition to sound, and the introduction of color. Each change in technology brought new opportunities and challenges, but the filmmaker's basic task remained the emotional engagement of the viewer through visual means. We will survey major directors and genres from the studio era and point forward to contemporary American cinema. Our aim is to illuminate popular cinema as the intersection of business, technology, and art. Through film history, we will learn about the craft of filmmaking and how tools shape art.

课程大纲

Here is a week-by week description of the course and the films discussed. Each lecture is followed by an ungraded 3-question multiple choice quiz. At the end of the course, students can complete a longer, 20 question multiple-choice quiz for a grade.

Week One
INTRODUCTION

Lecture One: Form, Technology, and the Art of Cinema

Lecture Two: The Power of Silence: Cinema as a Visual Art.  

Watch Street Angel (Fox, 1928)
NOTE: Street Angel is Optional because the purchase price of the DVD can be prohibitive.

Lecture Three: Street Angel: Borzage's Visual Opera

Lecture Four: von Sternberg's World

Watch Docks of New York (Paramount, 1928)

Lecture Five: Docks of New York: The Seedy Side of Silence


SOUND

Week Two:

Lecture One: Sound Comes to Cinema

Watch Applause (Paramount, 1929)

Lecture Two:Applause, Mamoulian's Struggle for Style
Lecture Three: The Marx Brothers: Unbridled Talk

Watch Monkey Business (Paramount, 1931)

Lecture Four:  Monkey Business: Vaudeville Anarchy in the Sound Film

Week Three:

Lecture One: Gunfire and the City: Introduction to the Gangster Film

Watch Scarface (United Artists, 1932)

Lecture Two: Scarface: Sound and the Gangster's World

Lecture Three: Building an Atmosphere: Val Lewton’s Horror Films

Watch The Ghost Ship (RKO 1943)

Lecture Four: Ghost Ship: Horror through Sound and Light


COLOR

Week Four:

Lecture One: Harnessing the Rainbow: Introducing Technicolor 

Watch Trail of the Lonesome Pine (Paramount, 1936)

Lecture Two: Trail of the Lonesome Pine: Dramatic Restraint

Lecture Three:  The Color of Adventure

Watch Adventures of Robin Hood (Warner Bros. 1938)

Lecture Four: Robin Hood: Technicolor’s New Palette.

Week Five:

Lecture One: Color and Melodrama

Watch All that Heaven Allows (Universal, 1958)

Lecture Two: All that Heaven Allows: Orange, Blue, Loss and Longing

Lecture Three: Continuing the Technicolor Tradition

Watch Punch Drunk Love (New Line: 2002)

Lecture Four: Punch Drunk Love: P.T. Anderson's Palette Games

Lecture Five: Conclusions











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This Film History course explores how fundamental changes in film technology affected popular Hollywood storytelling. We will consider the transition to sound, and the introduction of color.

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