Mission College, Arts/Media/Humanities Department
Professor María Elena de las Carreras
INSTRUCTIONS FOR EXAM 1
October 5, 2015 – The exam will begin promptly at 9am.
Bring a blue book, a scantron sheet, a pencil and an eraser.
Exam 1 consists of two parts. Part 1 comprises 32 multiple choice questions, covering chapters 1, 2 an d 3 of the textbook, and the subjects covered in class. The PowerPoint presentations, available on the class website, can help you study.
Part 2 will ask you to choose three of five options and write short essays. The topics covered are a comparison between the films of the Lumière brothers and George Méliès, the importance of D.W. Griffith in the history of cinema, and the films M (1931) and Battleship Potemkin (1925), which you have to view in their entirety, and the characteristics of the silent comedians Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd.
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