Film History, Part 1


Name  Email Phone
Jim O'Brien (608) 286-1946

Course Description 

From The Great Train Robbery (1903) to The Jazz Singer (1927) – a survey of the development of the film industry, using available clips and examining the development of now-familiar genres with special attention to creative giants such as D. W. Griffith and Charlie Chaplin


Oakwood West,
Map for entrance to building (PDF)

Meeting Day


Meeting Time

1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Start Date

 Sept 22, 2021

End Date

Dec 1, 2021


Minimal reading

Class Size

No limit

Class notes 

To Enroll:  Registration required, contact coordinator for instructions. 

# of Sessions:  10

Date No Class: November 24th

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