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    Sumner M. Redstone The winner of the Survival game Perhaps most of people have been excited by the famous movies such as "Father", "Brave heart", "Tatanic" etc. Maybe people don't know who is the producer of these movies? They are produced by Paramount Pictures which one of the companies of the media leader-viacom. Sumner M. Redstone who is one of the world's richest people is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Viacom. Currently, Redstone owns seventy percent of the voting stock

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    The United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc. (1947) case deals with monopolies and antitrust laws. I chose the trusts/monopolies topic due to my interest in finance and economics. Since elementary school, I have been fascinated by John D. Rockefeller’s story about his oil monopoly. This history has caused me to be interested in monopolies and trusts. I began enjoy reading about the elite who obtained their wealth illegally. After reading and watching The Great Gatsby and watching the movie Catch

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    The Studio System

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    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. Starting in 1920, Adolph Zukor, head of Paramount Pictures, over the decade of the 1920s helped to fashion Hollywood into a vertically integrated system, a set of economic innovations which was firmly in place by 1930. For the next three decades, the movie industry in the United States and the

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    Sex and Violence Sells

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    strict production code, devised to censor many films containing content that one might find disturbing. With the total vertical integration of the studio system, it was almost impossible to distribute a film containing anything objectionable. The Paramount Decree of 1948 forced the major studio to divest their exhibition holdings including their monopoly over theaters. Soon, an increasing number of smaller theatres began appearing. This rise in independent theaters greatly contributed to a growing

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    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. Throughout this essay I will discuss how Sunset Boulevard represents the Hollywood Studio System, as well as exploring post war literature giving reasons as to why the system began to crumble

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    Psycho Movie Analysis

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    The capabilities of humankind’s advanced form of consciousness are limitless. Thoughts don’t heed to time, space, or senses; mental-health professionals can only guess what happens inside the head of someone who can’t control them. The scariest part of knowing some people are forced live their own diluted, false world is the fact that they still exist, tangibly, in ours. We see murderers and those with mental disorders on the outside as regular people like anyone else. However, they may be in a conflict

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    Hiring In-Laws: A Bad Idea Many successful small businesses have been ruined by bringing in-laws in to the family business. As these in-laws struggle to establish a voice in the company, meaning well, they often wind up destroying them. As the owner of the family business, it is your job to avoid situations that could hurt or hinder your business. In this case you should assume a few often overlooked points:  When approaching your business, never think of it in terms of one happy family. 

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    FIL110 WA4

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    In the late nineteen forties, Hollywood underwent legal and political changes due to the Hollywood blacklist and the Paramount decision which altered the direction of the filmmaking business in America. Hollywood’s blacklist was an unconstitutional persecution of many high profile Hollywood producers, directors, writers and actors for supposed Communist affiliations who were suspected of inserting Communist political messages into their films. In October of 1947, “the House Committee on Un-American

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    Corporate Control of the Media Defines Our Culture Viacom is on the warpath. They got your MTV, and Blockbuster, and even Paramount pictures. Forrest Gump is on the payroll. Any rock band or rap artist who wants to be anything is too. They own your music and your movies and a lot of the television you watch, and pretty soon they'll probably own all the books you read. They don't just supply the movies or music, either. First they tell you what you're going to like- -they lifted Forrest Gump

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    Frank Capra: Life and Times

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    Frank Capra, a leading figure in the film industry, had created many remarkable masterpieces from the era of the Great Depression all the way through the Second Great War. Not only did he face the innovating changes of movie life, such as the change from silent to sound film-making, he had has made a great impact on the lives of Americans. Frank Capra was born on May 18, 1897. Capra, was initially named Francesco Rosario Capra, changed it after he had immigrated to America with his family from Italy

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