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History Of Film

Analyze the social impact of historical and cultural events of film.  Recognize the impact of a geographical area's history on film.  View scenes from films covering various historical eras.

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Television and Movies
From hippocampus.org
Both big and small screens played a vital role in shaping the 1950s-era culture. Movies provided an entertainment outlet while serving up political metaphors, and television shows—and the commercials that funded them—taught people the "best" way to l... [more]
December 10, 2009 at 01:44 PM
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It's a Wonderful Life: Frank Capra, Part 1
From classroomclips.org, produced by A Moment in Time
One of the most beloved film classics of all time was a box office failure when it was released in 1946. "It’s a Wonderful Life" was a quintessential Frank Capra. (03:53) (This is not a clip from the movie, but a review of the movie.
June 28, 2012 at 12:21 PM
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The History of the Film Industry in California
From 5min, produced by KVIE Public Television
The History of the Film Industry in California - Learn how the film industry developed in Sacramento, California. (06:23)
July 21, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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What Makes Citizen Kane the Best Film Ever Made
From 5min, produced by FORA TV
Why Is Citizen Kane Considered the Best Film Ever - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the Huntington - USC Institute on California and the West, is pleased to present this major conference exploring the history of H... [more]
July 21, 2011 at 11:33 AM
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Going Hollywood: The 30’s
From snagfilms.com, produced by Castle Hill Productions
A documentary about Hollywood's golden years featuring its brightest and most glittering stars.  Why did Hollywood flourish during the Great Depression? For $0.15 you could sit back and watch American fantasy on the big screen: the west, the good, th... [more]
September 16, 2011 at 12:28 AM
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Orson Welles Biography
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Orson Welles Biography - In this video, learn about Orson Welles. Some critics say he may have been the greatest film director of all time. (04:12)
July 21, 2011 at 11:55 AM
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Band Drill
From loc.gov, produced by Thomas Edison
Appearing: Frank Baldwin (Steele Ayers, the bandmaster), Fred W. Boardman, William Cushing, Ad. Dorsch, E.P. Brown, J.F. Boardman, George Goddard, E.F. Balch, Paul Pfarr. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:20 at 30 fps.  1894 According to Edison... [more]
May 9, 2010 at 09:39 AM
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The Real Inspiration Behind Citizen Kane
From 5min, produced by FORA TV
The Inspiration for Citizen Kane - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the Huntington - USC Institute on California and the West, is pleased to present this major conference exploring the history of Hollywood and the ... [more]
July 21, 2011 at 12:29 PM
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How Sound Changed Film
From 5min, produced by FORA TV
The Coming of Sound to Hollywood - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the Huntington - USC Institute on California and the West, is pleased to present this major conference exploring the history of Hollywood and the ... [more]
July 21, 2011 at 11:23 AM
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The Role of Women in Hollywood Film Pre-WWII
From 5min, produced by FORA TV
(NOTE: This video may start with a brief ad.) Women in Hollywood Pre-WWII - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West, is pleased to present this major conference expl... [more]
July 21, 2011 at 12:06 PM
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