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CTS 041A: History of Cinema from 1895 to 1945

What is the impact of movies around the world? Films are international products with global audiences, and that’s how we’ll study them in this class, from the very beginning of cinema to World War Two. The spectrum of films viewed includes silent films and sound films, black and white films and color films, cartoons and live-action, made by Charlie Chaplin, Walt Disney, and many other of the era’s great filmmakers from the United States, France, Russia, China, Mexico and elsewhere.

1:10-2:00 PM MW, Screenings Tuesdays, 6:10-9:00
Discussion sections: Monday 3:10-4:00 and 4:10 to 5:00, Wellman 212

GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, VL, WC, WE.

 

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