Name Instructor Course Date Chapter 5 Summary: Germany in the 1920s Germany lost World War I and severed severe political and economic problems. Surprisingly it emerged from the war with an enviable strong film industry and thus triggering a series of arguments and questions about the country and its role around that time. Ironically much of the film industry’s success in Germany came while the nation went through difficulties emanating from the war (Thompson & Bordwell 88). By late 1920s the combat from World War I had pushed the country into enormous the postwar period especially in Hollywood. Another one was G. W Pabst whose quest involved the use of expressionism style (Thompson & Bordwell 102). On the other hand things that count as significant were films done in the postwar period given that it laid down the right foundation for the success of the film industry thereafter. However little was left out as the Germans paid a lot of attention on the filming details after World War I. Works Cited Thompson K. & Bordwell D. Film history: An introduction. New York: McGraw Hill. 2003. [...]
Read Chapter Five (Germany in the 1920's...) 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 the assignment is accepted.