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5 Matching questions

  1. Philo T. Farnsworth
  2. Modernism
  3. Ed Sullivan Incident
  4. Burstyn vs. Wilson
  5. "The Miracle"
  1. a Farm boy that created electrical TV at just 16, wins patent for his all-electronic television, but is sued by Vladimir Zworykin of RCA. RCA eventually paid Farnsworth one million dollars for patent licenses, for TV scanning, focusing, synchronizing, contrast and controls devices.
  2. b Paul Draper, dancer, came on Ed Sullivan show, he was accused of Communism earlier but had cleared his name, immediately after Sullivan books ads apologizing for booking him, Draper never works in US again
  3. c A.K.A. "The Miracle Decision", Supreme Court reverses NY decision, says movies have 1st amendment rights, effectively repealing Mutual vs. Ohio
  4. d D: Roberto Rosselilini (1948) Part of "The Ways of Love"
    Peasant woman falls in love with someone she thinks is St Joseph and gets pregnant
  5. e an art movement characterized by the deliberate departure from tradition and the use of innovative forms of expression, very meta

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Started with "This Is Cinerama." Had to use three projectors to make a hugely wide screen, and a surround sound system. The IMAX of its time, would cost $100k to outfit a theater
  2. First show shown on the cable
  3. (NBC, 1948-1956) Milton Berle a.k.a. Uncle Miltie or Mr. Television hosts, 39-week season
  4. D: Otto Preminger, comedy of seduction in which the word "virgin" is used in dialogue, no Production Code seal, still distributed to 4,000 theaters and very successful
  5. Todd Storz and Gordon McLendon played top 40 songs in any group in 1950s, never any stopping constantly blasting sound, by 1960s there are hundreds of top 40 stations

5 True/False questions

  1. Early variety showsThe Ed Wynn Show, Your Show of Shows with Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and Woody Allen, and The Toast of the Town, later called the Ed Sullivan Show on CBS

          

  2. AromaRamaStarted with "This Is Cinerama." Had to use three projectors to make a hugely wide screen, and a surround sound system. The IMAX of its time, would cost $100k to outfit a theater

          

  3. Robert Drewan art movement characterized by the deliberate departure from tradition and the use of innovative forms of expression, very meta

          

  4. Cinema veritteBig 5/Little 3 agree to abide by decision but don't do a good job

          

  5. Ring sports in early TV programmingBoxing, wrestling, roller derby, easy to shoot with two cameras, physical, action-packed, clear victories, works well in bars where early tvs were

          

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