Film Studies Timeline 1

  • Francis

    Still directing to this day. Francis Ford Coppola is an American film director, producer and screen writer. He was part of the new hollywood wave of film making. in 1970, he won the accademy award for best original screenplay as co writer with edmond h. North. The Godfather, Apocolypse now, Bran stokers Dracula
  • Collapse of the studio system

    Anti trust laws came into play, thereby hastening the ending of the studio system by 1954. In 1946, 80 million people were going to the cinema per week; that fell to 60 million people per week in 1948. MGM suffered the most from this decline. The justice department convinced the supreme court that the Hollywood film studios and chief executives were all just well paid thieves.
  • Bonnie and Clyde

    Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow had a film based around their lives. This film was played by Warren Beatty and Fay Dunaway as the title characters. Directed by Arthur Penn. This is an amercan biographical crime film
  • Easy Rider

    After scoring cocain in mexico then reselling it in california two bikers set off on a cross country trip to new orleans. Directed by Dennis Hopper. CAST: Dennis Hopper- Billy The Kid, Peter Fonder- Wyatt, Jack Nicholson- George Hanson, Karen Black- Karen, Luke Askew- Stranger on Highway, Toni Basil- Mary
    Easy rider, The ride back Is the sequel.This lead to the rise of indepance due to no large film industry creating this largely popular film.
  • God father

    Continuing saga of the corleone family as they move to Nivada and make the casino business their major income source under the dealership of the increasingly paranoid and malevolent micheal, whose rain as the DON is juxtaposed against the parallel tail of his fathers escape from sicily as a young boy and is subsuquent rise to power in NewYorks Lower east side during the turn-of-the-century. Directed by Francis for Coppola. Cast: Al Pachino, Marlon brando, Robert Duvall
  • God father continued

    As the Godfather was an independant film, it added upon the collapse of the studio system
  • Apocolypse now

    American ethic war film set during the vietnam war. Directed and produced by Francis Ford Kopola and starred Marlon Brando, Martin sheen and Robert Duvall