Name Instructor Course Date Chapter 3 Summary The American film companies up until 1912 were largely absorbed in the competitive nature of the domestic market. The point of argument in this section is that competition accelerated after World War II as the United States took the lead in the industry both domestically and abroad partly because of some economic factors (Thompson & Bordwell 46). Part of the Hollywood Classicism was characterized by the amount of money United States pumped into the industry and thus was characterized by other countries of the world find concerned although there are some who were left out. For instance Adolph Zukor is globally recognized for his tremendous success in the importation and distribution of "Queen Elizabeth" – a French Film. Others recognized for the production of motion pictures include Louis Feuillade D. W. Griffith and Thomas H. Ince (Thompson & Bordwell 60). Lastly some who were left out include William S. Hart (renowned for his contribution in directing) and Tourneur (known for his impressive expressive testing). Work Cited Thompson K. & Bordwell D. (2003). Film history: An introduction. New York: McGraw Hill. [...]
Read Chapter Three (National Cinemas, Hollywood Classicism...) Then complete a chapter summary. The summary will be one page, single spaced in 12-point Times font, with one-inch margins. Failure to adhere to these formatting specifications (i.e., half page, incorrect font, 2-inch margins, etc.) will result in a ZERO for the assignment. The summary will address at a minimum: 1) What are the "major" arguments/ideas presented in the reading? 2) How are the authors considering history, culture, technology, industry, economics, etc., and how do these impact motion pictures in historical epoch being discussed? 3) What/who "counts" as historically significant? What is left out? I can upload a pdf of the textbook once assignment is accepted.