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A nickel for the movies / produced by Indiana University Audio-Visual Center ; directed and edited by Wally Sumpter, James Naremore.
Date
1984
Main contributor
Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Summary
An introduction to motion picture study which tries to touch briefly on most of the issues which form the basis for contemporary film theory. Part One is a tongue-in-cheek movie scene entitled "Putting Yourself in My Place," derived from an anecdote in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Last Tycoon. Part Two, called "Five or Six Things About This Movie," analyzes Part One, extracting from it a number of principles or protocols which underlie classic narrative construction in the Hollywood film. These principles (described ironically as "rules") are touched upon in a very general way, leaving the viewer to dispute them, analyze them more fully, and study their application to specific films.
Contributors
Sumpter, Wally; Naremore, James; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
Motion pictures; Production and direction; Plots, themes, etc
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (21 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 16 mm
Notes

Issued also as videorecording.

Creation/Production Credits

Photography, David Gudaitis, Gino Brancolini, Walt Niekamp ; music, Eric Rosser.

Performers

Narrators, Juliette Grievell, Joel Marsh.

Tom Gaitch, Deborah Smith, Gino Brancolini, Mia Bernal, Ric Cripe.

Statement of Responsibility

produced by Indiana University Audio-Visual Center ; directed and edited by Wally Sumpter, James Naremore.

Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7833164; LCCN: 84701244; OCLC: ocm11915415; OCLC: 11915415