1050's Film Industry Analysis

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After the 1050’s television became a very popular form of entertainment. Because of the cost of a TV set there were only a few sets in the home of the consumer. For post-World
War II Americans, television largely took the movies' place as a dominant cultural influence.
The television reached audiences far larger than those attracted by motion pictures, and it projected images right into family's living rooms. The Paramount decision effectively disintegrated the studio system, major studios survived by changing the ways they did business and establishing practices (still in use today) that dramatically reduced their controls of production and exhibition, and that reduced their out as well. This brought an end to the system of mass …show more content…

Meanwhile, movie attendance continued to decrease and in the 1960’s movies were on television prime time in the evenings. The major studios were getting far more watch time hours of telefilm then feature films at that time. Despite competition from television's increasing technological sophistication over time in the 1960’s and 1970’s the development of color television and large screens, motion picture cinemas still continued. By the 1970’s the movie industry, even with the fact of the rise of television's predominance, began to become more respected as an artistic medium. This was the turning point for the theater.

In the mid 1970’s the movie industry seemed to have a huge recovery with the phenomenal success of Jaws. The movie was released in 1975 and after its release there seemed to be a new breed of blockbusters like Star Wars (1977), Grease (1978), and Superman (1978).
All of these films were very successful that resulted in record box-office revenue. The New
Hollywood was born and the success of this blockbuster syndrome reinforced an

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