York University Syllabus - American Film II

Fall 2009

Studies of the development of American cinema since the Second World War including the break-up of the studio system, the changing syles of American feature films and of documentary since the advent of network television.

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  • Sahara
  • The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress
  • The Hollywood Ten
  • Meshes of the Afternoon
  • Detour
  • Touch of Evil
  • Eaux d'artifice
  • Imitation of Life
  • Daybreak Express
  • Primary
  • Petulia
  • Blacula
  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Born in Flames
  • Clueless
  • Safe
  • Bamboozled
  • The International