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Exam 3 - HoMa Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Production code loosenings
  2. "The Miracle"
  3. Alan Freed
  4. Hi-Fi
  5. Modernism
  1. a High Fidelity - marketing term for new records/tech that produced better sound
  2. b 1954, 1956,
  3. c an art movement characterized by the deliberate departure from tradition and the use of innovative forms of expression, very meta
  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 DJ playing Rhythm and blues, in 1954 moves to NYC to create "Moondog Show," which becomes "Rock N Roll Show"

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Robert Benjamin and Arthur Kirmm buy out Chaplin and Pickford in 1951. Independents include Stanley Kramer, Kirk Douglas, John Wayne, William Wyler, Otto Preminger
  2. Given an ok by NY state censors, Catholics get mad, say its sacrilegious, NY board pulls license, filmmakers sue
  3. 1955 - high profile primetime shows, among them The $64,000 Question - Charles Van Doren, popular contestant, knocks out previous champion, who says he's being fed the answers. Congressional investigation found out it was true, many shows cancelled, single sponsorship programming ended because they had too much power
  4. Documentary show by Edward R Murrow, episode made abotu Milo Radulovich, a father and sister that were kicked out of air force for being communists, when they clearly were not, later they were re-hired
  5. Kukla, Fran & Ollie - with puppets
    Ding Dong School - kids show
    Garroway at Large - variety show with Dave Garroway

5 True/False Questions

  1. "Primary"First Cinemascope film, huge hit


  2. Talent Raids1948 - CBS stole Amos N' Andy from NBC radio and brought it to TV, took Charlie McCarthy and Edgar Burrough, NBC responds by stealing many actors from CBS radio for NBC tv


  3. American International PicturesDirector of obscure films that embody art cinema, like Horishima, Mon Amour and Last Year at Marienbad


  4. American Business ConsultantsFormed by Samuel Z. Arkoff and James H. Nicholson, who believed that all their movies should be aimed at the 19 year old male, because if they will see it, anyone will


  5. French new waveA group of French filmmakers of the late 1950s and 1960s, influenced by Italian Neorealism and classical Hollywood cinema. Although never a formally organized movement, the New Wave filmmakers were linked by their self-conscious rejection of classical cinematic form and their spirit of youthful iconoclasm and is an example of European art cinema. Many also engaged in their work with the social and political upheavals of the era, making their radical experiments with editing, visual style, and narrative part of a general break with the conservative paradigm.


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