—USC — University of Southern California —The curtain first rose on USG's distinguished contributions to cinema on February 6, 1929, when Douglas Fairbanks, Sr., ascended the stage in Bovard Auditorium and delivered the opening lecture for the nation's first university course in film. The 2-unit course, "Introduction to Photoplay," was presented in collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and in addition to Fairbanks, it featured such celebrated guest lecturers as D. W. Griffith, Ernst Lubitsch, Irving Thalberg and William DeMille.
|Placed By||USC History Project, USC General Alumni Association. Sponsored by USC Trustee Bill and Marie Allen|
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|Date Added||Thursday, February 28th, 2019 at 10:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 381239 N 3765433|
|Decimal Degrees||34.02283333, -118.28631667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 1.37', W 118° 17.179'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 1' 22.2" N, 118° 17' 10.74" W|
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