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    their current misery. Hollywood pictures then started to have a changed mood of cynicism in their films, which provided a sense of realism for the audience. Because of the new contempt for law and government after the Great Depression, studios such as Warner Bros. Entertainment started to fill up theaters across America with films that allowed their audiences to revel in the adventures of organized criminals. Warner Bros. used to be considered as one of the “Big Five” studios that prevailed in Hollywood. The studio then built a reputable house style over the years in which their movies were known to have decidedly masculine and working-class characters, urban settings, and a case of realism. Few women played major roles in their pictures, and their movies were often pessimistic and cynical, which made Warner Bros. famous for their gangster films.…

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    states that although Valenti stated that it was wrong to bicker over the content of a film in his memoirs, even though in 1966, he was “arguing with grown men and women over these matters” (Lewis, 2002). Furthermore, the widely publicized censorship case of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf was presented as a movie that received an “exemption”, even though the screenplay was edited involving the removal of the phrase “screw you”, and the retention of phrases such as “hump the hostess”, and numerous…

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    The studio system in the Golden Age of Hollywood was a method of film production and distribution between the 1920’s and 60’s. Large motion picture studios wanted to maximize their profit and minimize the risks of going bankrupt. They turned to producing movies on their own film making lots and they were especially skillful in handling employees, and contracts. The use of long-term contracts was very effective in keeping costs lower than they otherwise would have been; and it helped studios…

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    On the other hand, DC Entertainment is currently owned by Warner Brothers, which is a subsidiary to Time Warner. Time Warner is broken up into 3 main segments, which includes Turner, Home Box Office and Warner Bros. As of the 2015 - 2016 television season, Warner Brothers was ranked as the number 1 producer of primetime television series in the United States. The Warner Brothers segment consists primarily of the production, distribution, licensing of television series and feature films. In…

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    People were being released from their jobs and struggled to live a decent life. The Great Depression hit people hard which resulted in people turning to movie theaters to dream of a better life and forget about their problems outside of the movie theater. Studios such as MGM, Warner Bros, Paramount, Twentieth Century Fox, and RKO created movies, shorts, and B-movies to distract everyday people from their tough life at home. The movies, actors, and directors that were presented in 1939 are what…

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    The studio system was essential in the success of early American Cinema. It ensured that total control of the movies belonged to the biggest studios in Hollywood that made them (Classic Hollywood Central Editors, 2011). The ‘Big Five’ created the studio system to ensure they made the most profit. The ‘Big Five’ consisted of 20th Century Fox, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Paramount, Warner Bros., and RKO Radio. There were three smaller studios close behind: Universal, Columbia, and United Artists…

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    the story and is generally built in a manner that it doesn't draw consideration onto itself. From a cinematography angle, Casablanca is to some degree hard to characterize. It is imperative to understand that for the majority of the film, Rick's face is sufficiently bright and without shadow; a visual representation of his enthusiastic state. Be that as it may, the landing of Ilsa in the film signs a few scenes in which his face is darkened in shadow; speaking to his loss of force and control.…

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    The Paramount decision and the Hollywood blacklist caused changes in filmmaking in America. It broke up major film studios, which caused a 20% drop in film revenue and it banned 10 influential members of the film industry from working. During the post-world war era the United States economic state was booming. American’s were working full time. They had a place to call home. Additionally most owned a television which was new technology for the time. The film industry at the time consisted of…

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    to any kind of film, from drama to comedy. This story style also is the easiest to follow, as the audience can follow a simple story just like the ones they hear back at home. While on the subject of that, comparing to American films, other international films follow a different style of storytelling. It’s not sure that non-American films have a formula like American films do. Whether the film is from Bollywood or Paris, it all depends on what the director and producer has to offer. Some…

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    Depression was triggered by a rapid decline in values of stock at the New York Stock Exchange in the fall of 1929. During this time, the national income had been cut in half, over nine million savings accounts evaporated, and five thousand banks had collapsed. Such a terrible economic climate inevitably impacted the entertainment industry, specifically Hollywood. In response to these times, the film industry created a studio system in which only the most important of films were produced by one…

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