1. What did Griffith replaced the "scene" with as the minimum unit of film?

2. By what "measurement" were early film running times indicated rather than duration?

3. What term is used for the juxtaposition of images to cause the audience to make associations?

4. Of the two opposing topics or forces that form the basis for many Griffith films, one is gentleness; what is the other?

5. What was Griffith's first job in the film industry?

6. For which company did Griffith first direct films?

7. Which of Griffith's films is the most controversal because of its racist themes?

8. What complex epic film did Griffith make following Birth of a Nation?

9. Broken Blossoms is set in two countries - one is China, What is the other?

10. Griffith was interested in light for more than just exposing the film. He did night shots. What did he use to light his night shots?

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Answers to Last Week's Quiz

1. What lighting style shows the light in a scene coming from the places it would come from in real life as opposed to using lighting for effect?
ANS: Source lighting

2. What kind of technique shows everything from close to the camera to distant from the camera?
Thomas Alva Edison

ANS: Deep focus

3. What short film was often shown backwards and forwards?
ANS:: The Demolition of a Wall

4. Who was the person who developed A, B and C level films?
ANS: Adolph Zukor

5. What organization did D.W. Griffith, Charles Chaplin, Mary Pickford and Doulas Fairbanks joim together to form?
ANS: United Artists

6. What kind of error occurs when a telephone appears to leap from one side of a desk to the other in consecutive shots in real time?
ANS: Continuity error

7. Aside from production and distribution, what is the third aspect of the film industry?
ANS: Exhibition

8.What term is used for forcing theaters to take all films from a distributor regardless of quality in order to get the better films?
ANS: Block booking

9. In what film 1903 is a sequence of events interrupted for the first time to show another place altogether before returning to the previous scene?
ANS: The Great Train Robbery

10. What is the first film known in which a "thought" is visualized on the screen?
ANS: Life of an American Fireman