21L.011 | Fall 2013 | Undergraduate

The Film Experience

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Lecture 14: The Western (continued)

Description: Conclude discussion of the Western as genre form. The Western’s role in movie house culture and Saturday matinees. Surveys key films and themes by decade, from silent films to today; overview of John Ford’s career and preview of The Searchers.

Instructor: David Thorburn

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