Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Film History, Unit 2

Stack #204865

QuestionAnswer
Raided the independent studios that attempted to make films; equipment was smashed and employees were threatened. Motion Picture Patents Company (MPPC)
Led by Thomas Edison, several companies formed a trust Motion Picture Patents Company (MPPC)
Establish standards and create an internationally competitive motion picture industry. Motion Picture Patents Company (MPPC)
Forbid the use of actor's names in film credits. Motion Picture Patents Company (MPPC)
Directed Birth of a nation D. W. Griffith
Chronicled a part of U.S. history from pre-Civil War days through the Reconstruction Birth of a Nation
Griffith's second film Intolerance
Reason more and more films were shot in California Weather/Light
the year U.S. government finally acted to break up the trust under antimonopoly laws 1915
Hollywood was named after… Trees
A group of screenwriters and an actor who were famous for the attacks made on them by McCarthy The Hollywood 10
Charlie Chaplin was born in _______ on 16th April, 1889 London
In 1919 Chaplin joined with D.W. Griffith, Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford to form United Artists
A company that enabled the stars to distribute their films without studio interference. United Artists
Chaplin signed cinema's first million-dollar contract when he signed with... First National
One of the most noteworthy films in the history of motion pictures, released in 1915 "Birth of a Nation"
Famous for introducing sophisticated film and storytelling techniques D.W. Griffith
Credited with being first movie star Florence Lawrence
Launched an aggressive anti-Communist witch-hunt in 1947 Senator McCarthy
Known as "America's Sweetheart" Mary Pickford
Famous CBS radio and TV newscaster who discredited McCarthy Edward R. Murrow
Hal Roach, Mack Sennett, and Laurel and Hardy First film comedy teams
the undisputed comic genius of silent comedy Charlie Chaplin
Created by: twodele
Popular Miscellaneous sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards