Movies And Television Forms Of Entertainment
476 wordsBefore there was television and motion pictures (movies), people used to spend their leisure time listening to the radio. They were offered little variety and often routinely listened to the same things. In the late 1800 s and early 1900 s, motion pictures and television were invented, respectively. In the beginning, they were considered luxuries. As time wore on, they became increasingly more and more popular. Today they are both extremely common forms of entertainment. Though they are both ver...
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World War Ii 20 Th Century
2,462 wordsForty years after Raymond Borde and tienne Chaumeton defined the challenge, critical commentators on film noir continue to grapple with it. Ironically, American writers did not immediately take up consideration of this indigenous phenomenon and the question of its "essential traits. " Only gradually in a frequently cross-referenced series of essays in the 1970 s did they begin to express themselves. There are now a dozen full-length books in English concerning film noir and undoubtedly more to f...
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Film Noir Classic Period
2,461 words... or of Evil (MGM, 1948), Framed (Columbia, 1947), Out of the Past (RKO, 1947), The Pitfall (United Artists, 1948), and The Unsuspected (Warner Bros. , 1947) and discover that eight different directors, cinematographers, and screenwriters adapted different original stories for different stars at eight different studios. These people of great and small technical reputations created eight otherwise unrelated motion pictures with one cohesive style. 3 I have previously contended that the noir cyc...
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Radio And Television Glass Menagerie
1,096 wordsAt the beginning of the twentieth century, American theatre was heavily dominated by commercialism. In 1909, an attempt to establish a European-style art theatre in New York City was made (Geisinger, 241). The building was so cavernous and unsuited for experimental work that the project failed after two seasons. Dedicated to producing the best of European and classical drama and to fostering new American plays, the first production groups of the 1900 s were amateurs (Geisinger, 241). The members...
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Motion Picture Movie Camera
873 wordsCinematography: Everything You Need To Know (sin-uh-muh-the'-ruh-fee) Cinematography is the technique and art of making motion pictures, which are a sequence of photographs of a single subject that are taken over time and then projected in the same sequence to create an illusion of motion. Each image of a moving object is slightly different from the preceding one. Motion-picture projector projects the sequence of picture frames contained on a ribbon of film, in their proper order. A claw engages...
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Animation Is Getting More Popular Today
762 wordsAnimation is getting more popular today Animation, motion pictures created by recording a series of still images-of drawings, objects, or people in various positions of incremental movement. When played back no longer appear individually as static images but combine to produce the illusion of unbroken motion. The term animation applies to creations on film, video, or computers, and even to motion toys, which usually consist of a series of drawings or photographs on paper that are viewed with a m...
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Electron Beam Display Screen
1,097 wordsComputer graphics is the use of computers to produce pictorial images. The images produced can be printed documents or animated motion pictures, but the term computer graphics refers particularly to images displayed on a video display screen, or display monitor. These screens can display graphic as well as alphanumeric data. A computer-graphics system basically consists of a computer to store and manipulate images, a display screen, various input and output devices, and a graphics software packa...
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20 Th Century 19 Th Century
1,791 wordsIn this essay, British historian and broadcaster Asa Briggs looks at how technological advances made in recent decades have created a revolution in the media, allowing people to communicate in ways they had never dreamed of. Briggs notes that although these new modes of communication including the television, the personal computer, the Internet, and other digital technologies are available throughout many parts of the world, these media may be used in different ways depending upon the prevailing...
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Time And Space Motion Picture
1,020 wordsHistory of film has been dominated by the discovery and testing of the paradoxes inherent in the medium itself. Film uses machines to record images of life; it combines still photographs to give the illusion of continuous motion; it seems to present life itself, but it also offers impossible un realities approached only in dreams. The motion picture was developed in the 1890 s from the union of still PHOTOGRAPHY, which records physical reality, with the persistence-of-vision toy, which made draw...
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Nazi Era Nazi Regime
1,515 wordsThe most exciting amongst those films of the 1920 s were those that came out of the expressionist movement. As an artistic movement, German expressionism evolved in the WWI. Film, as the newest part of the arts, was also the last to reflect expressionism. Two definitive expressionist films are Das Kabinett des Dr. Caligari (The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari), directed by Dr. Robert Were in 1919 - 20, and Metropolis, directed by Fritz Lang in 1926 - 27. Das Kabinett des Dr. Caligari was based on a stor...
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Nazi Era Nazi Regime
2,829 wordsHistory and Propaganda in the Films of Nazi Era It is obviously difficult to forget those scary times of the Nazi era. Nazis did lots of destructions and other unhealthy things back in 20 th century, although it echoes on nowadays life as well, back then that was an irresistible influence from the side of the Nazis on the society that lived during the time era, on which our discussion will emphasize. Today we are going to talk about the issues of history and propaganda in films that were around ...
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Thomas Edison Recording Industry
3,198 wordsThe Phonograph Overview The invention of the phonograph and other sound reproduction machines began a new way of producing historical archives. Expressions of the human voice were no longer limited to their abstraction as words on the page, and the artistry and passion of a musical performance could be preserved outside human memory. People could bring the sounds of the world into their homes, and a global culture began to arise out of the mixture of influences that a broad diversity of recordin...
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Motion Pictures Comic Book
1,136 wordsComics: Books Vs. Motion Picture Since the appearances of the first comic book, in 1895, people have tried to make them more lifelike. People in the comic industry are bombarded with overpowering demands from fans who wish for better and better books. Trying to comply with those demands the industry started to make motion picture of popular books. With the invention of motion pictures, fans could watch their favorite characters in live action instead of drawn on paper. Live action motion picture...
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Edison Continued To Make Continued To Make Motion
660 wordsBeing able to capture motion has occupied the human psyche sine primitive times. This is evident through the Lascaux cave paintings which depict buffalo with multiple legs in a attempt to represent the animal running. Other simple innovations also led to the motion picture, these optical toys demonstrated the eyes persistence of vision. These toys grew more advanced, but lifelike motion could not be achieved until the photographic process was nearly perfected. In the 1870 s Edward Muybridge was ...
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Alexander Graham Bell Thomas Alva Edison
3,517 wordsHundreds of individuals have had a great impact on American society in the 20 th century but only few are considered by my standards to be the most influential people of the 20 th century. The five people I am about to list in the following paragraphs are what I have concluded to be the people who have made the biggest impression on American life in the 20 th century. These men have contributed a great deal in making this century the progressive century it was and still is. The first person I ch...
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World War Ii Film Noir
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Motion Pictures Art Form
726 wordsThe late 1800 s and early 1900 s saw great changes in the world of the arts. New forms of art and entertainment such as music, sports, art, literature, and cinema marked this period. Due to less work hours, people then had more free time. A popular new leisure activity, in the early 1900 s, was an evening out to the movies. During the late 1800 s, dozens of inventors worked on moving-picture cameras. The essential device for creating the illusion of moving pictures had been developed by Thomas E...
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Walt Disney Mickey Mouse
377 wordsWalt Disney, American cartoonist and motion picture producer, has made a big impact on todays animated motion picture industry. His great talent as a cartoonist and producer has inspired many of todays great film-makers. Here is a short summary of the early beginning and career of probably the greatest animator and film writer of all time. Walt Disney, in full Walter Elias Disney, was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois. At age 16, he left highschool and later studied briefly at art sc...
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Swan Lake Motion Pictures
438 wordsTriumph of a swan and dance man Matthew Bourne gives a valuable insight into what makes him tick in conversation with Alastair Macaulay Matthew Bourne and his Adventures in Motion Pictures: In Conversation with Alastair Macaulay Faber 038; Faber? 14. 99, pp 403 Matthew Bournes male Swan Lake returns to London this week, after a spell on Broadway and several British tours. Since its opening at Sadlers Wells in November 1995 and transfer to the West End in 1996, the production has won numerous ...
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Stephen King Visual Imagery
3,689 wordsMovies are becoming more and more popular with new special effects and stories that are intriguing and gripping. Movies now have lasting effects on viewers, like books do, since the stories are becoming more involved and more in depth. Screenwriters are constantly trying to put forth better screenplays to transfer into motion pictures, but out of the millions of screenwriters it can be tough to get into the movie business. The Writers Guild of America reports that in one year an average of 40, 0...
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