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Analysis of the Logo, Branding, and Marketing of Universal Studios

- In this essay I will look at the Film Company and distributer Universal Studios, also known as Universal Pictures. I will analyse the logo, branding, and marketing within the corporate company. Overview of Universal Studios. With a long history in the film making industry, Universal Studios is the largest film studio in the world, with 9000 employee’s. The company produced ‘ET: The Extra Terrestrial’ and ‘Jurassic Park’ which are two of the highest grossing movies in all of time. The company is quite regular in introducing new films into the consumer market, releasing on average between 15 – 18 per year....   [tags: Universal Studios Marketing Essays]

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The History of the Photo Studios

- Any product of human industry is infinite, but photography is approaching. In 1976 , it was announced John Szarkowski, curator for a long period of photography at the Museum of Modern Art , gnomically to some extent, that " the world now contains more pictures of bricks. " Metaphor of abundance , is Szarkowski is a wonderful article , which indicates that the images are not only other object in the world, at one time , and a prerequisite for the exchange . Also estimate the amount , however, it now seems impossible low ....   [tags: photo, images, industry, studio]

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Disney Studios : Disney And Disney

- The Walt Disney company known generally as Disney is an American entertainment conglomerate located in Burbank, California. In terms of revenue it 's the second largest media conglomerate behind the cable giant Comcast. Disney was founded by Walt Disney and Roy O. Disney in 1923. Throughout the earliest years they established themselves as a leader in animation and live action media. Later on they would also begin to include other forms of entertainment and theme parks. It wasn 't until 1986 that the Walt Disney Studios was named what it is today Walt Disney Productions....   [tags: The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney]

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The Magic Of Walt Disney Studios

- The Magic Man Walt Disney Studios is an important idea in the history of entertainment, and has had a huge effect on modern society. The magic began in Marceline. Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois. Walt woke up at 3:30 AM to deliver neighborhood papers as his very first job. When he was finally old enough, Walt served in the military for 3 years, and upon returning at the age of 19, he told his parents that he wanted to be an artist. His father would not accept it, and in no way was Walt in any position to convince him....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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Yoga and Pilates Studios in Korea

- The health and wellness market in South Korea is continuing to grow. This is largely due to the ongoing wellbeing trend and diversified product portfolios. A smart trend was dissembled in 2010, with people increasingly making purchases based on value or quality of health and wellness products. This means that consumers were willing to buy typical health and wellness product such as organic, natural and functional goods at best prices. By the end of 2009 an economic recovery started which allowed people to pay more to join fitness club, buy high end active wear, and eat wellbeing foods....   [tags: well-being and health]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Disney Studios '

- In 1967, Walt Disney Studios, in collaboration with the Population Council, released an animated movie called Family Planning. The movie features Donald Duck illustrating the burdens of unlimited reproduction while a narrator describes the benefits of limiting family size. Donald Duck was used to promote the use of contraception as part of an international movement against overpopulation that flourished in the 1960s and 1970s. This film started the birth control movement in mass media. While this movie did help some with people reproducing....   [tags: Birth control, Combined oral contraceptive pill]

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The Presentation Of The Disney Animation Studios

- The Walt Disney Animation Studios film Zootopia is too humorous and heartwarming not to watch. The children 's movie, directed by Byron Howard, is an entertaining animation film made for all ages due to its characters, humor and life-lessons. The film is about a rabbit named Judy Hopps who wants to become police officer in Zootopia but is told she can 't because there are no rabbit police officers. She makes it through police training despite all the negativity and becomes the first rabbit to join the police force....   [tags: Police, Police officer]

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Walt Disney And The Disney Studios

- Disney was first formed in 1923 when founders Walt Disney and his brother, Roy, created an animated short called Alice Comedies (“The Walt Disney Studios – History, n.d.). Years later in 1937, Disney established a large following from the production of their first ever full-length animated movie, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs (“The Walt Disney Studios – History, n.d.). The large revenues that flowed in from this production allowed Walt Disney to grow his business into the multimillion-dollar company that it is today....   [tags: Pixar, The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney]

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Disney Studios : Walt Disney

- On October 16, 1923 the world was forever changed when Walt Disney founded the entertainment company known today as the Walt Disney Company. At the time known as Walt Disney Studio because Walt along with his brother Roy Disney produced several short cartoon’s titled “Alices Wonderland.” In 1927, Walt teamed up with Universal Pictures creating his first original character Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. Oswald became an instant success for Disney as Walt and Roy earned a respectable weekly salary of $100 for Walt and $65 for Roy....   [tags: The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney]

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Overview of Universal Studios

- In this essay I will look at the film company Universal Studios, also known as Universal Pictures, and look at the logo and brand design within the company. Overview of Universal Studios. With a big history in the film making industry, Universal Studios is the largest film studio in the world, with 9000 employee’s. The company produced ‘ET: The Extra Terrestrial’ and ‘Jurassic Park’ which are two of the highest grossing movies in all of time. The company is quite regular in introducing new films into the consumer market, outputting between 15 – 18 per year....   [tags: logo, marketing, social media]

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Disney MGM Studios versus Universal Studios

- Disney MGM Studios versus Universal Studios "Mom, can we go to Florida" is a common phrase heard when school is out. Deciding where to go and what to see is a very hard decision for cash strapped parents. Picking one park is even harder when they are both five minutes apart from each other. When you want to see top amusement parks, you have a choice of two of the biggest names in the Industry, Disney-MGM or Universal. Both parks offer a different experience, yet they started with the same goal in mind, entertain the guest....   [tags: Papers]

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Studio Studios Performance Group Contract / Code Of Conduct

- 2York Studios Performance Group Contract/Code of Conduct 2016-2017 This contract provides essential qualifying information regarding participation in dance studios dance companies and summarizes those major policies and procedures relevant to students, parents and guardians. The information contained in this contract is not all inclusive of the rules and regulations that govern participation. 2York Studios reserves the right, without prior notice, to change, delete, supplement or otherwise amend at any time the information, requirements, and policies contained in this contract or other documents related to company membership This agreement is Between Nageeb Damani and Faraz Bhojani of 2Yor...   [tags: Dance, Performance, Rehearsal]

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A Case Study of Universal Studios

- A Case Study of Universal Studios Universal was a relatively minor studio, one of the ‘Little Three’ companies (the others being Columbia and United Artists), which lacked their own theatres and depended for exhibition outlets on the cinema circuits of the ‘Big Five’ (Warner Bros, RKO, Fox, Paramount and MGM), the vertically integrated majors. The company established itself in the 1920s under the ownership of Carl Laemmle and adapted its studio to sound production relatively early: by 1930, all of its releases were ‘talkies’....   [tags: Papers]

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Walt Disney Studios : Animating American Culture

- Walt Disney Studios: Animating American Culture INTRODUCTION Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s experienced an emerging realism, as films following the interwar period began to focus more on the tensions and struggles of society. Films concerned with crime, sex, and mystery consumed media and painted humanity with a distinctly black color, garnering the “dark style and paranoid thematics of film noir” (Biesen 97). However, not all was strictly dark in the postwar era, with comedy also being used to bring to light the problems of demonstrating normalcy after dreadful warfare....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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Adaptation of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and Universal Studios

- Arguably, the two most famous film adaptations of Frankenstein are Frankenstein, directed by James Whale and produced by Universal Studios in 1931, and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, directed by Kenneth Branagh and produced by TriStar Pictures in 1994. In Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, the Monster’s eloquence and persuasiveness make it easier for the reader to sympathize with him, yet, in most film versions of the story the Monster is portrayed as mute or inarticulate and basically inhuman. Whale’s film completely dehumanizes the Monster, however, it is mostly based on a stage play that was adapted from the novel....   [tags: human, monster, murder]

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Disney Studios : Walt Disney

- Almost half of a century of working for Walt Disney Productions went by when Les Clark decided to retire from the animation industry 1975. Clark was the first of Walt Disney’s legendary “Nine Old Men”. In 1925 Walt Disney was pleased with some drawings of a young man whom he had met at a candy store near the Walt Disney Studio in Hollywood. On their first meeting he had been impressed by the lettering Les had done on the menus. Two years later, with no formal art training, but an avid interest in the new medium of animation, he asked Walt Disney for a job....   [tags: Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse, The Walt Disney Company]

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Sony Corporation Of America Et Al. V. Universal City Studios, Inc.

- Sony Corporation of America et al. v. Universal City Studios, Inc., et al. Petitioner: Sony Corp. Respondent: Universal City Studios, Inc. KEY TERMS: Fair Use: Have valid reasons for infringe another’s copyright under certain situations that are legal without permission from the copyright owner. It must be determined that the use is only for non-commercial or nonprofit purposes by considering “the nature of the copyrighted work”, “the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole”, and “the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work” (Copyright Act)....   [tags: Copyright, Property, Copyright infringement]

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Executive Summary : Executive Summary Of ' The Sole Responsibility Of Scanning Arthur Murray Studios '

- Executive Summary I have been requested by AMS leadership to take the sole responsibility of scanning Arthur Murray Studios’ (AMS) organization environmentally to help develop a learning strategy and understand the importance of institutional learning by improving its tie to the current and future environment. Moreover, AMS wants to keep its organization as a learning organization. This consulting report offers the leadership of AMS with a partial analysis of how the leadership’s strategic plan compares against the influencing factors that may influence and or inspire the success of their present learning organization....   [tags: Management, Strategic management, Organization]

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Producing Professional Recordings at Home

- For most careers, sound is used as a medium for communicating thoughts, ideas, and important information. For this very reason, it is unlikely that you would ever see an office space with tall ceilings and hardwood floor—as people would be unable to clearly communicate with each other due to the echoic effects of the architectural structure. Instead, office spaces have relatively low ceilings and carpeted floor to reduce the number of reflections from a sound source. This allows our voices to be heard clearly for the intended audience—whether a cubicle neighbor, or a group of people in a conference room....   [tags: Home Sound Studios]

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Mixed Martial Arts and Martial Arts Insurance Studios

- More than 45 plus United States Athletic or Boxing Commissions have agreed to regulate and allow Mixed Martial Arts in their states. While the sport continues to explode and the enthusiasm seems to know no limits, regulation has added much needed rules and guidelines to ensure the safety of the participants and spectators. Each state has specific rules when it comes to fighter safety, typically including all combatants must participate in a pre-fight medical screening by a commission-approved doctor, and that insurance is required for all fighters and referees in the events....   [tags: Martial Arts ]

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Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure Observation Report- Observational Study on the Length of Time to Purchase Tickets at the Two Parks

- 1. Introduction At the combined parks of Universal Studios (US) and Islands of Adventure (IoA) patrons have been complaining that it takes too long to both purchase park tickets and then get through the entrance lines. According to managers of the park patrons have been giving conflicting data as to which is actually having a problem. Some say that US is slower than IoA where others disagree and claim IoA is indeed the slower of the parks. To get to the truth behind the issue we conducted an observational usability study where we spent a minimum of 30 minutes at each park’s ticket purchase and entrance lines measuring the time interactions relative to time....   [tags: observation research]

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The Film Industry in Florida

- Florida is known for many things like its fresh oranges, its sunshine and warm climate, its beautiful beaches, its Everglades National Park, cigar factories and many more interesting things. There is also one more thing that adds on to Florida’s popularity and it is its film industry. The film industry in Florida is one of the largest in the United States. In 2006, Florida was ranked third in the U.S. for film production, after California and New York, based on revenue generated. Who knew Florida would also be famous for its film industry....   [tags: kalem studios, winter film capital]

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The History of American Cinema

- American film from the 1960’s to present time has undergone a complete makeover. Prior to this decade, the Golden Age of Hollywood reigned. Movies were a major source of entertainment for all generations. With the popularization of television in the 1950’s and 1960’s, the average movie-goer was more likely to stay home to get their entertainment than to venture out to the theater. Studios had to learn how to deal with lesser resources while still wanting to make big-budget films. This set the stage for many changes in the film industry....   [tags: hollywood studios, movies, film industry ]

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Interpersonal Communications in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

- There is no good and proper time to fall in love. In fact, most love stories derive from the most unlikely of circumstances. When two successful, career-driven individuals set out to advance their career at the unsuspecting expense of each other, the idea of falling in love couldn’t have been further from their minds. In the Paramount Studios 2003 film, “How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days”, what began as a selfish work project for a young successful man and woman, ultimately ended in the pair falling in love....   [tags: Kate Hudson, Paramount Studios, film]

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Universal Orlando Resort Logo

- Universal Orlando Resorts are sizzling escapade theme park owned by NBCUniversal and is located in Orlando, Florida. The Universal Orlando Resorts comprises of twin theme parks known as the Island of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida, three Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Hotels (Loews Portofino Bay Hotel and Loews Royal Pacific Resort respectively along with the all night exotic entertainment complex – The Universal CityWalk Orlando. Universal Orlando was originally opened in the year 1990 as Universal Studios Florida and flourished in to the largest ever theme park located in the Orlando....   [tags: Island of Adventure, Universal Studios Florida]

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The Golden Gate Bridge

- Study tour destination The whole world scrambles just to catch a glimpse of Los Angeles each time a movie from Hollywood or Universal studio shows. Do you know that Los Angeles is home to the two studios and has a larger GDP than countries such as Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Norway and Taiwan. It is also a world leader in tourism, aerospace, clean technology, entertainment as well as healthcare. Being a large sophisticated metropolis and its ability to host a large number of movie celebrities, clearly shows that this is one of the safest cities on earth in comparison to Taiwan....   [tags: los angeles, hollywood, universal studios]

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The Way American Culture Has Changed Over Time

- It is obvious American culture has changed drastically over time. American culture today is a lot different than it was one hundred, fifty , even twenty years ago. Styles, music, entertainment, and technology have all altered significantly. There are many people that influence our culture with their new talents, ideas, and personalities. During the 1930’s, your go-to girl for a good movie would be Judy Garland. With her diverse talents and unique beauty, she was always a sight to see on screen,she symbolized American culture back then....   [tags: mgm studios, demi lovato, judy garland]

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A Hint of Humor, a Dash of Cinnamon... in the Legal Conflict between Warner Brothers Studios and the Marx Brothers

- ... In general, humor has always had a way of easing relations with other people. Marx clearly wants to make the reader of his letter feel as comfortable as possible. This comedic writing also demonstrates to his reader that Marx is not attacking him in any way. In general, this style has positive effects and usually makes one’s reader more apt to listen to one’s point-of-view. Although humor is a good way to engage a reader, logic is what carries that reader effortlessly to the purpose of a written work, and Marx uses a fair amount of logic to explain his ideas....   [tags: casablanca, letter, refute, assertion]

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Walt Disney Biography

- “Try to imagine a world without Walt Disney. A world without his magic, whimsy, and optimism..”(Brad A.) Well all know Walt Disney as the creator of Mickey Mouse and the man who made the first Disney movies and cartoons famous. Walt Disney did so much more than just make Mickey Mouse. He touched hearts and made a positive impact on so many people’s lives. He also made Disney famous around the world. Today there is Disney themed parks in Hong Kong, Paris, and Tokyo. Along with the famous Disney Land in California and the famous Disney World in Florida....   [tags: Disney, Walt Disney Studios, franchise]

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VFX Studio Financial Difficulties and Woes of the VFX Artist

- VFX Studio Financial Difficulties and Woes of the VFX Artist Rhythm and Hues was a well-known visual effects studio, has been around since 1987. This studio did the special effects for movies such as The Golden Compass, and more recently for the award-winning Life of Pi, which won an Oscar for it’s visual effects. This studio has had much success, but despite this the studio was forced to file bankruptcy only a couple of weeks prior to winning an Oscar. This signifies a red flag for the VFX industry as a whole....   [tags: special effects studio for movies]

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Walt Disney

- “Try to imagine a world without Walt Disney. A world without his magic, whimsy, and optimism..”(Brad A.) Well all know Walt Disney as the creator of Mickey Mouse and the man who made the first Disney movies and cartoons famous. Walt Disney did so much more than just make Mickey Mouse. He touched hearts and made a positive impact on so many people’s lives. He also made Disney famous around the world. Today there is Disney themed parks in Hong Kong, Paris, and Tokyo. Along with the famous Disney Land in California and the famous Disney World in Florida....   [tags: Disney, Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney Studios]

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Fine Studio Arts and Music

- ... Studio Arts facilitates the recognition of individual personal potentials in art making developments (Colwell 126). There is establishment of effective art practices focusing mainly on the art making through the adoption of appropriate designs for the artist or students folio of artwork production. Studio practice is a core major area of concern putting emphasis in coming up with a model that supports an artwork i.e. music practice. Analysis of visual artworks enables one to investigate and determine individual artist’s sources of inspiration in music composition and their art making influences....   [tags: practices, styles, modern media technology]

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Construction of a Recording Studio

- For this task the brief was to design the construction, soundproofing and acoustic treatment of a recording studio complex within a series of set constraints. The complex had to include a control room, live room reception and bathroom, within an overall floor space of 15m x 15m. The main focus was to be on acoustic design with the use of scale drawings to make the studio clear and easy to understand. For this studio the idea was to design a space suitable for recording large ensemble groups such as orchestras and so the space was designed with this in mind when regarding the size shape and layout of the space....   [tags: acoustics, lightning, isolation, soundproof]

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Gong Studio And Kennedy Gallery

- It was noon when I went attended the 2nd Saturday Art Walk in downtown Sacramento. I went with another classmate and two other friends who wanted to tag along and take in the arts. When we arrived the farmers who was hosting the farmers market were packing away their booths and loading them into trucks. We were walking around the roads looking for art galleries, per what the assignment wanted. We came across two art studios that were opened, Gong studio and Kennedy Gallery. The Gong studio had big display window where the first thing you would see is a sketch of a ball of fur....   [tags: Art, Arts, Painting, Mind]

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The Art Field And Architectural Studies

- College is a place where students explore their individuality and particularly, what career they would like to pursue. Most students have an idea of their major or field they would like to go into. In my case, I want to go into the art field, but at the moment, I am unsure of what major to take. Architectural Studies has been in my options due to the incorporation of art and buildings in which I find myself in awe at the creativity put into the building structures. For instance, I love the imperial palaces in Asia, such as the Forbidden City in China, as the curvature of the rooftops, the intricate designs, and the pillars contribute to the overall beauty and aesthetically pleasing structure...   [tags: Architecture, Construction, Architect]

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Interdisciplinary Studies Questions and Answers

- 1. Our media is in the hands of very few large and powerful corporations. What is the cost of this practice. Consider political and economic influences. In the Beyond Borders textbook on pages 60-74 Michael Parenti’s article “Mass Media: For the Many, by the Few” goes into great detail of the few corporations that control the media and the costs of this practice. Let us first discuss what classifies as media. We have newspapers, magazines, radio, films, television, etc. Television and radio are the most dominated forms of media that are in the hands of four giant networks, which are, ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX....   [tags: IDS Questions and Answers]

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Cultural Studies At The University Of Birmingham

- At the peak of its popularity, cultural studies experiences a great international resonance (Nelson, Treichler, & Grossberg, 2011, p.2). This innovative academic discipline penetrates various social and political layers, addressing numerous challenges of the today’s reality. Originated in the second part of the twentieth century, British cultural studies stands apart the diverse cultural theories, establishing its own approaches and standards. British Cultural Studies emerged from the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies at The University of Birmingham (founded in 1964 by Richard Hoggart)....   [tags: Cultural studies, Culture, Anthropology]

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Cultural Studies As A Literary Theory

- Cultural Studies as a literary theory began with the works… Cultural Studies is an extremely interdisciplinary theory that can encompass many fields, including anthropology, political science, and even philosophy and ethics. It began with the works of Raymond Williams and Richard Hoggart in the late 1950s and early 1960s before being adopted and expanded by Stuart Hall in the late 1960s. This theory moved away from the reading of literature for literature’s sake, and instead begins to regard it both as a product created by a culture and a object influencing that culture....   [tags: Culture, Cultural studies, Sociology]

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Cultural Studies : Two Paradigms

- Stuart Hall, “Cultural Studies: Two Paradigms” from Media, Culture and Society, Raymond Williams and E.P Thompson summarize about the way they saw culture, they refer it to the way of life and saw mass media as the main role in capitalist society. Williams’s perspective, his ideas was referred to culture as to social practice, he saw “culture as a whole way of life” and as to structuralism that makes the concept of the “structure of feeling“(Stuart Hall, “Cultural Studies: Two Paradigms” 1980). William was influenced in the seventy by Gramsci’s but, Williams became familiarly with Gramsci dominate and at the end of the 1970’s hegemony became the central concept of cultural studies....   [tags: Sociology, Cultural studies, Marxism]

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Vertical integration in studio system

- Vertical integration in studio system The term "vertical integration" refers to the structure of a marketplace, which is integrated (rather than segregated) at a variety of crucial levels. In the case of the motion picture industry, the studio system established a market in which the studios owned production facilities, distribution outlets, and theaters. In other words, the studios controlled every level of the marketplace from the top down, from production to exhibition. "Vertical integration" began in the 1910s and inspired the postwar consolidation of the studio system as national distribution companies, such as Paramount merged with production companies, such as Famous Players and Lask...   [tags: Economics]

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Cultural Studies By Chris Rojek

- ‘Cultural Studies’ written by Chris Rojek, a Professor of Sociology at City University, is a short introduction into the complex field of culture, of which the first introductory chapter ‘Culture Counts’ will be reviewed. As this is an introductory text, preconceptions of it were that it would briefly outline a history of Cultural Studies and give a simple overview of the types of topics and ideas that could be studied, with the aid of examples. In some degrees it fulfilled these expectations, however, R....   [tags: Cultural studies, Culture, Sociology]

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Graduate Studies in Atmospheric Science

- ... And the School of Atmospheric Science at Nanjing University, the top school for this major in China has provided me with a rich environment to excel beyond the curriculum, debating and discussing questions with my professors. My curious and analytical attitude has made me a top student among my peers. Apart from the background training, the excitement of overcoming challenges independently has also fueled the enthusiasm in my studies. In my second year, I was keen to implement my studies from Synoptic Meteorology, a module I was studying at the time, and enhance my understanding of its content....   [tags: work, creativity, studies]

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Case Studies in Nursing

- Case Study #1-Mr. Garvey We would tell Mr. Garvey that the normal cells in his lungs have been replaced by more mature cells within the epithelial lining because of damage caused by smoking. This process is called metaplasia (McCance & Huether, 2010). Stratified squamous epithelial cells are considered the thickest so they have formed to protect the bottom layer of his lung tissue. These type of cells are more conducive to constant friction and irritation that is caused by smoking. These mature cells lack the protection that the normal lung cells have which can produce mucus and have cilia that help move the mucus with its harmful substances out of the lungs and to the throat via a cough (Mc...   [tags: Nursing Case Studies]

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Three Medical Case Studies

- Introduction This module of study has focused on many aspects of human health, anatomy, and the disease process. It has included such topics as the human organ systems, the mechanism of disease and the resulting disruption of homeostasis, the integumentary system, and the musculoskeletal system. The following case studies explore how burn classification will affect treatment, how joint injuries can disrupt mobility, and last, how a sedentary lifestyle can contribute to a decline in a person’s health status....   [tags: Medical Case Studies]

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Universal Studio's Distribution of Despicable Me 2

- ... Market Integration Because of Comcast’s mergers with other media companies through the years, they are able to show both vertical and horizontal integration across their businesses and additional across the mass media. Comcast controls multiple NBC and MNBC news outlets, which provides an example of horizontal concentration of media (McQuail, 2010). Additionally, Comcast has the ability to develop film projects with NBCUniversal, from funding and design to filming and finally distribution and home market delivery with the cable portion of the company making it a vertical concentration as well (McQuail, 2010)....   [tags: media, marketplace, comcast]

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The Studio System

- The Studio System Key point about the studio system could be: Despite being one of the biggest industries in the United States, indeed the World, the internal workings of the 'dream factory' that is Hollywood is little understood outside the business. The Hollywood Studio System: A History is the first book to describe and analyse the complete development, classic operation, and reinvention of the global corporate entities which produce and distribute most of the films we watch....   [tags: Papers]

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African American Studies: Trends and Developments

- The definition of African American studies has been a much debated topic for years. Surely, it is a necessary program to be taught in schools to educate students on the black experience through a political, social, and legal understanding. In order to appreciate the purpose and denotation of the curriculum, we must first look at the history of the field itself, the key elements that make up the program and its role in society, as well as what the future holds for the advancement of African American studies....   [tags: social issues, black studies]

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The Architecture Studio

- The Architecture Studio All my life I had dreamed of this day. I had spent countless hours playing “architecture firm” and designing various buildings on my “Home Design 2000” program. Today was the commencement of the fall 2003 semester at State University’s College of Architecture, Planning, and Design (or CAPD for short). I stood in studio #323, affectionately known to architecture majors as the “Loft Studio.” I felt lucky to get the studio with the coolest layout and the most space, for it was well known that other classes were sure to envy this room....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Social Studies Teachers For Multicultural Classrooms

- As the demographics and new legislations evolve to incorporate newcomers, teachers are charged with the responsibility of preparing for the multicultural community of a more diverse classroom. As the landscape of the classroom changes, so must the practices we employ. In other words, the traditional way of teaching no longer exist. This paper analyzes the research of the preparation of two cohorts (elementary and urban schools) of social studies teachers in dealing with the complexity of teaching in multicultural classrooms....   [tags: Cultural studies, Culture, Multiculturalism]

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Social Studies Teachers For Multicultural Classrooms

- As more immigrants come, and new legislations evolve to incorporate newcomers, teachers are charged with the responsibility of preparing for the multicultural community of a more diverse classroom. As the landscape of the classroom changes, so must the practices we employ. In other words, the traditional way of teaching no longer exist. This paper analyzes the preparation of two cohorts (elementary and urban schools) of social studies teachers in dealing with the complexity of teaching in multicultural classrooms....   [tags: Culture, Cultural studies, Multiculturalism]

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Reflection of Six Ethics Case Studies

- In this essay I am going to consider the ethical issues that arose in the six case studies I have written, as well as look at theories that can be applied to the situations. The first case study I will be looking at is the Enron accounting scandal. The issues that arose from the scandal include hiding losses off the balance sheets using special purpose entities (SPE’s), executives personally profiting from the company’s loses, and subsequent bankruptcy, as well as a disregarding for fiduciary duties....   [tags: Ethics Case Studies]

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Working as a Film Director in the Studio System

- Working as a Film Director in the Studio System The efficient organization of the distribution and exhibition operations of the studios was matched by the actual film production. The studio kept everybody under contract including producers, directors, actors etc. They were usually under 7 year contracts. The studio owned distribution and exhibition system, due to its vertical integration, ensured the profitability of the film productions. This gave a great opportunity for the producers and the directors to make great movies and experiment with new methods....   [tags: Papers]

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Why I Chose Media Studies Production

- I have always been fascinated by the written word, whether it be on television or in a magazine, the way in which we communicate our ideas and emotions via the 27 characters of the English language is a feat in and of itself. This is one of the many reasons why I chose Media Studies Production as one of my majors at Temple University. I am overjoyed to study the art of media in the School of Media and Communication and I intend to apply my skills in service of the world at large. While words and written media have been a concentration of mine, I have had a limited exposure to the production side of my practicum....   [tags: Media studies, Communication studies, Sociology]

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Stuart Hall Cultural Studies Theory

- Throughout this paper I will be discuss and describe these three articles about Stuart Hall cultural studies theory the Cultural Studies: Two Paradigms from Media, Culture and Society, then the Cultural Studies in the Future tense and Sexing the Self: Gendered Positions in Cultural Studies theory. “According to, Stuart Hall, “Cultural Studies: Two Paradigms” from Media, Culture and Society, Raymond Williams and E.P Thompson summarize about the way they saw culture, they refer it to the way of life and saw mainstream media as the main role in capitalist society....   [tags: Sociology, Cultural studies, Marxism, Anthropology]

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Feminist Perspectives On Women 's Studies

- Sanjukta Ghosh While Western feminists and Western theoretical models of feminism have done a commendable job of deconstructing several age-old binaries that have characterised dominant philosophical and political thinking on gender, what is remarkable is the continued existence and even valorisation of the dichotomy of the West and ‘the Rest’ in their discourse. Readers on feminist theories, even if they claim to give ‘multicultural’ or ‘global’ perspectives on women’s studies, are still dominated by Western debates and taxonomies....   [tags: Feminism, Feminist theory, Gender, Gender studies]

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Application Essay for Graduate Studies in Electrical and Computer Engineering

- “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela By using this powerful weapon I urge to achieve and prove myself among the greats in the history of science and engineering in particular and aspire to precipitate concord for the amelioration of the world. The analytical ability to approach a problem with the right blending of logic and reasoning has supported me in inching towards my goal....   [tags: education, science, learning studies]

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Organizational Culture And The Field Of Management And Organizational Studies

- Organizational culture is associated to the field of management and organizational studies and it is directly associated to the attitudes, beliefs, norms and values which are related to an organization. The culture of the organization just describes the circumstance that how employees synchronize to coordinate with each other and how this employees treat other members that are attached with the organization. The culture of each organization is closely related with the corporate culture and also comprises the vision and mission of the organization....   [tags: Organizational culture, Organizational studies]

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The National Center For Jewish Film And The American Studies Program

- The National Center for Jewish Film and the American Studies program have brought the film “None Shall Escape” (1944) to Brandeis University, in a rare screening in 35mm. The film is unique in its historical context for various reasons. In fact, it is the only Hollywood film made during the World War II that depicts the events went on to be known as the Holocaust. Before commencing the screening, American Studies professor, Thomas Doherty, was given major credit for his efforts to bring the film in 35 mm, it was also highlighted the importance of keeping 35 mm projectors and films....   [tags: World War II, Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler, Film]

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Paramount a Representation of Hollywood

- Paramount, one of the big five Hollywood studio corporations, controlled the most amount of theatres in the United States during the 1930s and 40s. This meant they had an advantage when the economy in the US turned around after the great depression. This being said, many more factors come into play when defining to what extent the studio is a typical representation of a major Hollywood studio corporation in the 1930s and 40s. In this essay I will be going in-depth into what extent Paramount is a representation of other key studios in Hollywood in the 1930s and 40s....   [tags: Studio Corporation, Theaters, Hollywood]

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American Studies : American Literature And Popular Culture

- American Studies American studies focuses on american culture, companies, geopolitical decisions, history, power, literature and popular culture. In the present day, The United States of America, is a strong, influential and powerful country that affects the entire globe. Those who are interested in learning about all the aspects of this country will be well-suited to this degree. American studies also looks beyond the boundaries of North America and incorporates the wider Americas, the Transatlantic, the Caribbean and the Transpacific, although rooted geographically to the United States it is truly a global degree....   [tags: United States, Culture, Cultural studies]

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Feminist Studies : Can Bring About Some Thought?

- Masculinity is a subject that has been debated in our society for quite some time. Many wonder what it means to be masculine, as it is difficult to define this one –sided term. Pairing this already controversial term with “feminist studies” can bring about some thought - provoking conversation. Feminist studies of men have been around for many years with regards to the feminist movement. It seeks to create gradual improvements to society through its main principle of modifying the ways in which everyone views what it means to be a man....   [tags: Gender, Feminism, Masculinity, Gender studies]

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How does Sunset Boulevard represent the Hollywood Studio System?

- Sunset Boulevard directed by Billy Wilder in 1950 is based on how Norma Desmond, a huge Hollywood star, deals with her fall from fame. The film explores the fantasy world in which Norma is living in and the complex relationship between her and small time writer Joe Gillis, which leads to his death. Sunset Boulevard is seen as lifting the ‘face’ of the Hollywood Studio System to reveal the truth behind the organisation. During the time the film was released in the 1950s and 60s, audiences started to see the demise of Hollywood as cinema going began to decline and the fierce competition of television almost proved too much for the well established system....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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Medical Case Studies With Diagnosis

- Case One This 20 year old female patient is presented to you with complaints of excessive urination and extreme recent weight loss. In addition to excessive urination, the patient is experiencing unusual perspiration and anxiety. Finally, the patient’s skin tone is uncharacteristic pale. Hormone involved: Thyroxine Diagnosis: The diagnosis is, the 20 year old female patient, has excessive Thyroxine, because as we suspect, Thyroxine has in their symptoms weight loss, and the patient is losing weight a lot, and the anxiety is the same, but this is a disease called Hyperthyroidism, is the reason for all of this....   [tags: Medical Case Studies]

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Business Studies coursework Task 8 continued:

- Business Studies coursework Task 8 continued: Latest news shows that the car company, MG Rover will be taken over by a Chinese car manufacturer. This may vastly affect the sales of car production for the MG Rover Company. The company ‘Shanghai Automotive’ will own 70% of the company whilst MG Rover owning 30%, which means that the company may change names and affect customer’s who already own a MG car, meaning they may feel unhappy with the change, as the company production maybe moving to China....   [tags: Business and Management Studies]

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Studies of Bilateral Visual Fields on Word Recognition

- Studies of Bilateral Visual Fields on Word Recognition Previous research suggests a significant difference in word recognition time between the left and right visual fields, with word recognition and response time of the right visual field significantly faster than the left visual field. The current study investigated bilateral visual fields on word recognition time by means of an online computer program consisting of 55 participants. It was hypothesized that men would respond faster than women, and the right visual field reaction times would be faster than the left....   [tags: Vision Case Studies Psychology Essays]

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Woman in the Studio

- ... In this work, the colors and shapes come together to form the depiction of a woman in a chair gazing out at the landscape beyond a window. This subject matter relates to Picasso’s infamous relationship with women and may serve as a depiction of one of the many women he was linked with. The painting depicts the woman with a dual omniscient and introspective vision. Picasso develops this dichotomy through the depiction of a wayward eye gazing out the window and a larger ubiquitous eye glaring directly at the viewers....   [tags: paragon of Pablo Picasso's work]

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Stars: The Influence of Celebrities in the Film Industry and on Audiences

- One of the most noticeable aspects of the entertainment industry today is the prevalence of the celebrity. In any entertainment medium whether it be music, print media or the film industry, celebrities can be seen. Celebrities are often the face of the product as well, and so they are what draws the consumer in, largely because of the sway the Celebrity has over the public. Celebrities are a rather intriguing twentieth century invention, and it is the goal of this essay to look at how a person becomes a star in the show business world, how they are marketed to an audience, and as the remarkable bond with the audience that these celebrities cultivate through their marketing and press that mak...   [tags: media, studio, hollywood]

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General Policies Of The Classroom

- General Policies Students are expected to arrive and be ready for their class. Dancers are to wait quietly in the waiting area until the instructor calls for their class Students arriving late are not permitted to walk into an ongoing class. Late students must ask permission before entering a class that is already in session. All dancers are expected to be respectful to all staff, peers, parents, and visitors. No gum, food or drinks are permitted in the dance studios except bottled water....   [tags: Dance, Dance studio, Teacher, Cosmetics]

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Gender And Cultural Expectations, By Allen G. Johnson, An American Sociologist And Gender Studies Expert

- Gender and Cultural Expectations Misogyny is not the result of the physical state of womanhood; it is the product of the conventions that a society has established for how a woman should compose herself (Rey). These societal rules were created with the intent of perpetuating a patriarchal system in which women cannot express themselves freely. Misogyny is an attempt at enforcing these rules, and misogynistic behaviors can be performed by anyone. While The Gender Knot discusses how the limitation of female sexual expression and the enforcement of gender roles are forms of misogyny, “Girl” and “Mona Lisa Smile” indicate how these practices affect women....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Transgender, Gender studies]

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GCSE Business Studies - Starting a Business - Business Plan - Sporting Glory

- GCSE Business Studies - Starting a Business - Business Plan - Sporting Glory Business Plan a) Name: Sporting Glory b) Address: High Street, Sutton, Surrey. c) Limited Company/Partnership/Sole Trader: Sole Trader - Will go public (PLC) if business is successful. d) What does your business do. The business will sell quality affordable sports clothes and equipment through a retail store. e) Date you started trading: The business will start trading early 2003, depending on how quickly the business is set up....   [tags: Business and Management Studies]

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Destry Rides Again, Mr Smith Goes to Washington, and the Fall of the Hollywood Studio System

- Destry Rides Again, Mr Smith Goes to Washington, and the Fall of the Hollywood Studio System Thomas Schatz cites the 1950’s as the inevitable end of the Hollywood film studio system, with the signs appearing as early as the height of the second World War (472). However, the seeds of discontent and disintegration within the system were apparent as soon as the late 1930’s, exemplified in such films as Destry Rides Again (1939, George Marshall) and Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939, Frank Capra)....   [tags: Movie Film Essays]

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Hayao Miyazaki 's Nausicaa Of The Valley

- Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind is a Japanese animated film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The film is one of the first Studio Ghibli films to be created and it is actually said to be the movie that started Ghibli 's career (Mirasol). It was originally released in 1984 but the uncut English Version did not appear until 2005 with the help of Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment who then took over the English dubbed versions of Ghibli 's films. The voices for this film included Alison Lanman as Nausicaa, Shia LeBeouf as Asbel, Patric Stewart as Lord Yupa, Uma Thurman as Kushana, and James Arnold Taylor as Mito which proved as a decent cast for this beautifully crafted film....   [tags: Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki]

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Studies on Relationships

- Studies on relationships are one of the most important aspects of psychology. This is because, not only does relationships influence people’s actions, they also occupy the bulk of people’s thoughts, speech and concerns (Cardwell & Flanagan, 2003). A relationship is widely know to be defined as a “regular social encounter over a period of time” (Argyle & Henderson, as cited in Willerton, 2010). A valid example from Willerton is that, when we are not dealing with our own personal relationships, we still discuss relationships of celebrities, as well as seeking out depictions of relationships in books and films....   [tags: formation, maintenance, breakdown]

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Movie Analysis : New Star Wars

- How do people feel when they go to the movie theater. Well they may feel excited to see that new Star Wars movie with a group of people or be polar opposite about it would rather watch it at home, but one thing for sure they are all investing their money to watch Star Wars. For instance, with movie prices being a lot higher than before it would make sense to have a type of personal streaming media box to play these movies for a reasonable price. It may not be for everyone, but for the people who want to watch a movie with their children and not disturb the people who are seating around them, then a media box like this could happen and play newly released movies at the comfort of your own hom...   [tags: Movie theater, Film, Movie studio, Surround sound]

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Marketing Plan for Studio 12

- Objectives And Issues Studio 12 has set some achievable objectives for its first year and second year outlook with an established business; based on 14 years of experience and steady growth. First-Year Objectives As an established organization Studio 12 aims to increase its customer base by 20 - 30 percent during the initial year. With a moderate increase occurring weekly and with the addition of 2 more full time employees. This is a very achievable first year goal. This will also allow profits to climb depending on the services rendered to the customer with an average price of $30 to approximately $200 per customer....   [tags: Yearly Objectives, Issues, Achievable]

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History of the Hollywood Star System

- ... Unfortunately, bad news surrounded Downey during his dark days in the late 1990's and early 2000's , and then it was topped off by a messy divorce in 2004 ( Downey's life started to turn around after he remarried in 2005. He is no longer dependant on alcohol and drugs and remains one of the most versatile stars in Hollywood. Downey's comeback is an inspiration to many people around the world, and his personal problems are no longer dominating the stories in the media. According to Finn, Downey recently won the Kid's Choice Award for Favorite Male Butt Kicker....   [tags: studio system era, developing popularity of actors]

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Questions On Ap Studio Arts

- Introduction Advanced Placement (AP) courses are being offered in high schools across the country as a way for students to explore subjects of interest, challenge themselves, and possibly earn college credit in the process. A fundamental characteristic for the success of an AP class is a well-prepared instructor who can guide students through the yearlong course of study. The frameworks of AP Studio Arts courses are drastically different than other classes. While most content areas present the information and skills students will need to know to pass an objective exam, studio arts students work diligently all year to create a portfolio of their work that is rigorously evaluated by art educa...   [tags: Assessment, Summative assessment, Education]

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A Dance Studio - Original Writing

- Scarlett woke up after a three-hour nap to see the sun still high in the sky. She crawled out of her bed and took Captain for a quick walk before going back to her dorm to stretch for a bit. She made sure that she went over all of her old dance routines because she wanted to make sure that she didn’t forget any of them. She was praying that this school had a gym that she could go to or even better, a dance studio. She needed a place where she could get rid of stress from the day and a dance studio would be the perfect place for it....   [tags: Debut albums, 2007 singles, Briefs]

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Positive And Negative Impact On The Film Industry

- The film industry is constantly evolving with new technologies that can either assist the creative industries or hinder them. There are both positive and negative views as to whether the film industries future looks good. The positive effects of new distribution methods called Cinema cloud is one reason the film industry needs to stay current and on top of technology in the future, to be able to adapt to new processes. Streaming services such as Netflix are becoming increasingly popular, changing the way movies and television shows are viewed also creating original shows that fall exclusively to Netflix allowing audiences to be drawn into subscribing thus increasing profitability....   [tags: Film, Movie theater, Movie studio]

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The Architect Of The Studio System

- The Architect of the Studio System They called him “the boy wonder.” A man who was well beyond his time when it came to techniques and producing cinematic content. Irving Thalberg was a genius, a visionary and an innovator but, above all this, he was a producer. He used his passion and talent to meticulously sculpt films into becoming high profiting masterpieces that reeled the public in. Films such as The Grand Hotel (1932), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) and Camille (1936) display his brilliance and have been cemented into film history....   [tags: Film, Silent film, Grand Hotel, Sound film]

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