Supporting Materials

IMPORTANT NOTE: You can find updated materials for the second edition hereThe materials on this page and its sub-pages were designed for the first edition of Hearing the Movies. We will not remove anything from this page but we will also not maintain or update it in future.


This page provides links to electronic copies of selected screen stills (but not other graphics) from Hearing the Movies along with links to other kinds of supporting documents as listed under the headings below, including templates for assignments, quizzes, and exams.

Sample syllabi for different course designs in which Hearing the Movies is the principal text may be found at Syllabi.   

Go to Options for ideas on how to use Hearing the Movies as a secondary required text or supplementary text.

Page last updated 1 October 2009.


Materials directly related to the book:

Session photographs: Dan Goldwasser provided the excellent Hollywood session photos included in Hearing the Movies. These and many other photos may be found on his website, along with a wealth of other current information and imagery relating to music production: http://www.scoringsessions.com/

Screen stills--links to pages that gather them according to chapter:

Part I:
Part II:
Part III:
Glossary

DVD editions: a list of the ones we used for timings in the book: attached file.

FIlms: a list of the 340 films mentioned and/or discussed in Hearing the Movies: as an alphabetical list: attached file; as a list by chapter: attached file.

Supplementary scene analyses.

Suggestions for assignments or exercises, keyed to chapters.

A QUIZ BANK with two versions each for seven quizzes based on Glossary terms (used for a course during summer 2009). As a Word document: Quiz bank.   The study guides are in another Word document: Quiz_guides.  <---

Alternate versions of Quiz 7 in the quiz bank: 
 Quiz 7 alternate 1 (Possession).  Quiz 7 alternate 2 (Catch Me If You Can).



Other supporting materials:

Bibliographies: annotated lists of scholarly and pedagogical publications on film, sound, and film music: go to Bibliographies.

Source Readings from period trade papers, newspapers and books: go to Source Readings.

Links to relevant film and film music websites: go to Links.

Tables of music cues (most are in Word format):
Early films of Katharine Hepburn: viewing notes
Glory
: attached file.
Meet Me in St. Louis: attached file.
Paris, Texas: attached file. Photos of the real Paris, Texas (which never appears in the film) and -- as of 28 March 2009 anyway -- a clip of the main title sequence may be found at http://exquisitelyboredinnacogdoches.blogspot.com/2007/09/september-in-paris.html.
The Red Violin: see cue list page.
Three Colors: Red
: attached file.
To Have and Have Not: attached file.

Also see the files on Bill Wrobel's site: Film Score Rundowns

Detailed tables of contents for books by George Burt and Michel Chion, and a listing of Claudia Gorbman's "seven rules" for narrative functions of music in classical Hollywood feature films (from her book Unheard Melodies): Film-Music related materials.

Detailed table of contents for Chapter 9 (Sound in the Cinema) from David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson, Film Art: An Introduction, seventh edition (2003): Sound in the Cinema.

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