Buchwald v. Paramount

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    Acting is an art form that allows an individual to pretend to be something they’re not and an actor is someone who withholds this awe-inspiring power. It’s as if they have the capability to step into another person’s shoes, live their life, and face little to no consequences when doing so. Twenty-eight years ago, Eddie Murphy released his ambitious and now beloved comedy, Coming to America. Coming to America follows Prince Akeem and Semmi’s journey to the unfamiliar place of Queens, New York from Zamunda, Africa in hopes to fulfill Prince Akeem’s desire to blissfully fall in love. Overall, Coming to America’s ensemble cast did an excellent job exemplifying America’s 1980’s exuberance, which boosted Murphy’s career and revolutionized a beginning for African-American comedies. In the midst of Murphy’s profession as a traveling comedian, Murphy wrote the story of the royal highness’ escapade. Without a doubt, Murphy was perfect for the role, because the character Akeem was made by him and potentially for him. In fact, the character was designed to be a persona off of his own, and the obstacles Akeem encountered were relatively based on his own struggles in Hollywood. Alongside Murphy, Arsenio Hall acting capacity was extremely diverse which allowed them to play several different characters throughout the film. The diversity of their talents contributed to the film’s hilarity, specifically the character Saul, the Jewish barber shop customer. Similarly, Hall’s…

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    Paramount Theater Analysis

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    The Paramount Theater is one of the most historical buildings in Aurora, and considered one of the top ten theaters in the Chicago area.The history of The Paramount Theater is a unique story to be told. I became more and more curious how 'd it come to be so popular? how did it all start? who designed this magnificent theater? with and without its restorations, and will it continue to be for many years.I know someone that 's been working there for many years, and he has offer to give a tour of…

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    Paramount was accused of being n monopolizing force in the movie industry in 1921 by the FTC. The FTC believed that the Famous Players-Lasky Corporation was buying the other companies to monopolize the industry. The Department of Justice opened an investigation against Paramount for allegedly block booking to keep the industry in an anticompetitive state. Almost seven years later in 1928 Paramount- Famous Players-Lasky and nine other companies were facing antitrust charges. Due to the great…

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    The reason is the producers and directors of Transformers: Age of Extinction worked so hard to enter China’s market that they even had official state broadcaster from China’s Movie Channel produce and distribute the movie to help assure that it would succeed in China. The deal mentioned above does not happen without consent and approval of the Beijing government and the Chinese Communist Party, which means that Paramount is in business with the Beijing regime directly through China’s Movie…

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    Hollywood Decision

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    The Paramount decision and the Hollywood blacklist were two pivotal events that were a product of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Both of these episodes had the ability to redirect the course of film making within Hollywood and the United States. In many ways, both of these events are cornerstone contributions that changed the course of filmmaking. The Paramount decision, also known as United States v. Paramount Pictures, was a landmark decision made by the supreme court. The court came to the…

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    Monopolies In The 30's

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    But ultimately, Paramount studios did not want to fight the justice department after its two cases and agreed to sell its chain of theaters. On the other hand, the other studios did not agree to sell their theaters. Their argument was that the Supreme Court really did not declare that owning a chain of theaters was illegal. But in 1949, the Federal Statutory court declared owning a chain of theaters by the studios illegal. During World War II, both the Soviet Union and USA were on the same side…

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    A movie entitled The Godfather is chosen as object in this analysis. Don Corleone as one of main character chosen as source data. Regarding utterance from Don Corleone this movie presents a numbered of presupposition in various context. Then relation between presupposition and context obtains a certain meaning of an utterance. As considering, statement from Stalnaker who said that context influences content, while content can creates a context because sometimes word that say has a function not…

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    The Studio System

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    The studio system consisted of a small number of major studios (Paramount, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox and RKO) during the first decade of the 20th Century. The studio system, according to Barsham and Monahan 5th Edition the classical Hollywood studio system the actors’ box office appeal depended on their ability to project a screen image that audiences would love and aspire to look like. These actors were then signed to a studio which allowed them the opportunity to have…

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    It is no secret that climbing the ladder to success in any industry can be challenging. As we look at the Paramount Studios, we begin to understand the road to what some may call the “Golden Age of Hollywood.” Paramount films one of the top conglomerates in the film industry and was by far one of the most resilient studios to survive a time of great uncertainty. There were some crucial decisions that needed to be made to aid in the company’s success not just for Paramount Studio but also in…

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    How did Paramount get to where it is today? There may be some things that you may not even have known about this company and what it was doing. At one point Paramount was part of the “Big Five” studios. The “Big five studious were at its highest peak during the Golden Age of Hollywood. They were profiting on film making like there was no competition. This was possible due to block booking. They were selling a really good film that had an assortment to the bundle some of them being good and some…

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