Samuel Goldwyn

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  • Much Ado About Nothing - A Feminist Perspective of Hero Essay

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    A Feminist Perspective of Hero in Much Ado About Nothing      Unlike the title of this piece suggests, Hero did not undergo her transformation in Much Ado About Nothing through magic.  Rather, Hero was a victim of the double standards and illogical fears that the men of Shakespeare’s plays commonly held.  The following quote sums it up quite well:  In the plays female sexuality is not expressed variously through courtship, pregnancy, childbearing, and remarriage, as it is in the period

  • Busby Berkeley

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    Introduction The title ‘The Greatest Choreographer in United States Film History’ is only fit for the man who remains legendary for his innovative redirection of dance through the camera lens. This newly famous and wildy popular style of the early 1900’s was created by Busby Berkeley. Berkeley changed how audiences view styles of vernacular jazz dance by adding his own twist of filming with a single camera in unique angles. It may sound like an obvious and indifferent technique to regular dance films

  • Leo The Lion: A Short Story

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    It was a cool sixty-seven-degree day in Hollywood, California in nineteen twenty-two when James Colifer the ad executive of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was pondering his new idea. “We need a trademark,” said James to Marcus Loew; the founder of MGM Studios. “I trust your judgement, don’t make me regret giving you this responsibility,” Marcus replied with a grimace in his eye and a curvature within his lips. James began to think about his past, about what helped him get to where he is now. He thought

  • Trip to California

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    TRIP TO CALIFORNIA Upon preparing to write this paper, many events came to mind. The event that stood out the most was the family vacation we took to California during the hot summer month of July, 2006. Excitement, anticipation, and curiosity filled the two years it took to plan this trip. The elements that made this experience so especial were; the anticipation and planning, the wonderful adventure we faced, and the impact it had on me and my family. It was a trip that we went

  • The Relationship Between Buster Keaton And Charlie Chaplin

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    When identifying film connections, some relations are more pronounce than others. Visually, many of Bitzer’s techniques can be observed through the works of many artists after him. As a pioneering cinematographer, Bitzer developed camera tactics of use that set the standards for all motion pictures to come; such as, the use of last-minute rescues, editing to create mayhem in rapid editing through speed, camera angles, pacing, and more alike. Most, if not all, of Bitzer’s mechanisms can be recognized

  • Narrative Essay About A Water Ride

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    Personal Narrative Draft 4: In this story I will be talking about the amazing water ride in Universal studios, Singapore. I still remember till this day, how many times I rode that ride. For last 7 years we have been going to a lot of amusement parks like 6 Flags, Disneyland, MGM Studio, Lego Land, Epcot Center,Etc. When me, my mom, my dad, and my sister jumped in the car, I was as ready as can be. I was very excited when I read the map of Universal Studio. All of a sudden I became greedy and

  • The North American Musical Film

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    The North American Musical Film The musical film in the United States is largely associated with Broadway theatre. Broadway is an area in New York City where the biggest theatres are located, accommodating at least 500 people. Smaller theatres are said to be located Off-Broadway and even smaller theatres are called Off-Off-Broadway. Some notable musical films such as Chicago (2002), My Fair Lady (1964) and West Side Story (1961) were adapted from musical plays and trace their origins to Broadway

  • The Importance Of Sexual Assault In Hollywood

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    secret. The “casting couch” has been used to either make or break actresses careers since the 1920s. This unspoken taboo has been a part of the stucture of what dreams are made of. “ Long before Weinstein there was Louis B. Mayer, who co-founded Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios in 1924. Mayer, the ground zero of this kind of abuse, had means, motive, opportunity and that critical piece of the puzzle: the whip. If women didn’t comply, he’d threaten to ruin their careers or those of their loved ones” (Adams)

  • What Is Home? a Comparison of Eveline and Soldier's Home

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    Home can be described in many meanings. In both short stories of “Eveline” by James Joyce and “Soldier’s Home” by Earnest Hemingway, it defined home in many similar and opposite ways against one another. Since both authors used different ways to uncover the protagonist’s story, they both resulted in different interpretations of “Home.” Both stories revolved around family affairs so both the protagonist’s mother and father played a major role in the story but they also shared similarities throughout

  • Emily Dickson Life

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    Emily Dickinson Life’s Emily Dickinson was an American writer that changed the way people view poetry, females’ authors, and symbolism. Her work are celebrated the world over for their simplicity, beauty, and imagery. Also her life is very well-known and a topic of interest for millions of people around the world. Emily Dickinson was a very influential poet and will be remembered in history forever. Dickinson's poetic accomplishment was known from the moment her first volume appeared in 1890