What's in a play: dramatic action

United States, 1967

Film
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Analyses dramatic action, a basic element of all plays, and illustrates it through the use of simple drama - a conflict between a salesman and a customer. Understanding dramatic action can help the student to analyse the structure of any play, and enchance their enjoyment of it.

Credits

production company

Film Associates of California

producer/director

James Stinson

Duration

00:16:08:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1967

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011852

Language

English

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Literature - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Literature → Literature - Study and teaching

Music & Performing Arts → Acting - Drama

Music & Performing Arts → Theater - Production and direction

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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