1. Consider the four approaches to studying film history; the aesthetic approach, the technological approach, the economic approach, and film as social history. Why do you think this film should be considered in one approach versus the others? What are the greatest accomplishments of this film from a historical perspective? Justify your choice with a brief analysis. Refer to pages 406-408 of your book if you are having trouble.
2. Using your own criteria developed in class of what makes a film great, discuss this film in terms of that criteria. What aspects of this film fit in with your given criteria? Defend or denounce the critical merit of the this film, by your standards of what makes a film great.