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MSCH-F 380: HOLLYWOOD I: THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS, 1895-1945 (3 credits)


Presents a survey of the first fifty years of American cinema, from the premiere of moving pictures through the introduction of feature films, the star system, and movie theaters. Includes the rise of Hollywood as industry, mythmaker, and purveyor of stories about glamour, gender, race, social class, romance, fear and pleasure.