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  1. Specialized Radio Stations
  2. First practical videotape machines
  3. See It Now/McCarthy
  4. "Baby Doll"
  5. Akira Kurosawa
  1. a 1956 - $75k for one, not used widely, mostly for networks, detractors said video tool away from the live experience of television
  2. b 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
  3. c D: Elia Kazan, he was given final cut by Warner Brothers, film denounced by Catholic Church, again still did very well, practically the end of production code
  4. d Japanese director of Rashoman, The Seven Samurai, The Hidden Fortress, and Yo Jimbo
  5. e Shift from to live to recorded music, playing for certain demographics, like race music, rhythm and blues,

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The first of the "Smellies," scent would be sprayed into theater, by the end the theaters smelled disgusting
  2. Episode of CBS Reports that shocked many by exposing conditions of American workers, with Edward R Murrow
  3. 20th Century Fox developed alternative to Cinerama. Anamorphic system, meaning the lens squeezed then stretched out the image creating a wide image with the same projector. Only cost $15k to outfit a theater - all future Fox movies to be in Cinemascope
  4. Used by Bing Crosby to sweeten jokes with Ampex 200
  5. Very expensive, used three strips of film each with its own color, then brought them together - used in Wizard of Oz, looks great but costs a lot

5 True/False questions

  1. Hollywood TenAll work on TV stopped, no new licenses from FCC, effort goes into radar


  2. Newton MinowNew head of FCC, called most of film the "Vast Wasteland", criticized content for violence, term caught on


  3. Disguised anthologiesEvery week they travel to a new place, new people. next week there's something new


  4. Kinescope16mm camera focused on a monitor, recording TV shows as they happened


  5. William CastleDirector that relied on crazy, cheap gimmicks like Emergo and Percepto