Understanding movies

United States, 1951

Film
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Presents a study of motion picture technique through excerpts from the MGM films: Tennessee Johnson, The Good Earth, Treasure Island, David Copperfield and, Romeo and Juliet. Highlights directing, acting, photography and editing as well as art and music. All excerpts from pictures produced and copyrighted by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

Credits

production company

Teaching Film Custodians

Duration

00:16:49:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1951

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29900

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Cinematography

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Art direction

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Editing

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Production and direction

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Music & Performing Arts → Acting

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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