5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- "The Miracle"
- Alan Freed
- Burstyn vs. Wilson
- Sam Katzman
- a DJ playing Rhythm and blues, in 1954 moves to NYC to create "Moondog Show," which becomes "Rock N Roll Show"
- b A.K.A. "The Miracle Decision", Supreme Court reverses NY decision, says movies have 1st amendment rights, effectively repealing Mutual vs. Ohio
- c 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
- d Registers Bill Haley songs and makes "Rock 'N' Roll Movie" which made a ton of movies, inspiring further rock'n'roll teenpics
- e 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 Multiple choice questions
- 1948 - 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
- Critic that came up with the "Auteur Theory", attacked cinema of theory
- Made direct cinema films "Titicut Follies" and "High School"
- Head of HUAC
- MPAA head Eric Johnston read it, stated that industry would not hire any of the Hollywood 10 or any communists, began the blacklist
5 True/False questions
Postwar FCC Decisions → Lift ban on TV station consturction, expands TV's frequency allocation to the detriment of FM
Modernism → William Castle's first gimmick featuring a skeleton that flies out of the screen over the heads of the audience
LP's → Long play record, used primarily by classical operas, required switching disks during a song
Teenpics → William Castle's first gimmick featuring a skeleton that flies out of the screen over the heads of the audience
Friendly Witnesses → Invented large tape recorder in Germany in 1920s, AEG took over, and he developed magnetophon