Classical Hollywood Cinema (ENG-630)

  • What constitutes the "classical" style of Hollywood cinema from 1928 to 1960, and what is its relationship to U.S. modernity?

  • How did the studio system operate during this era (politically, economically, and technologically) to standardize and regulate a mode of film production?

  • How did Hollywood cinema develop outside the studios in contexts of location shooting, exhibition, and reception?