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Edison, His Life and Inventions

By: Frank Lewis Dyer

...GNETIC ORE MILLING WORK XX. EDISON PORTLAND CEMENT XXI. MOTION PICTURES XXII. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EDISON STORAGE BATTERY XXIII... ...ct of this narrative. Aside from the personal interest that attaches to the picturesque career, so typically American, there is a broader aspect in... ...sidents" has evidently other titles to distinction of the same nature. For picturesque detail it would not be easy to find any story excelling that... ...s were within contemplation. In New York the question of permanency was of paramount importance, and the other contingencies were sure to arise as ... ...ra was exhibited directly to the eye through a peep- hole; but in 1895 the films were applied to modified forms of magic lanterns, by which the ima... ...ed of relatively perfect apparatus. The subjects registered jerkily by the films were crude and amusing, such as of Fred Ott's sneeze, Carmencita d... ... business methods, for while the projecting machines and copies of picture films are made in quantity at the Orange works (just as phonographs and ...

...NTRAL STATION XVII. OTHER EARLY STATIONS--THE METER XVIII. THE ELECTRIC RAILWAY XIX. MAGNETIC ORE MILLING WORK XX. EDISON PORTLAND CEMENT XXI. MOTION PICTURES XXII. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EDISON STORAGE BATTERY XXIII. MISCELLANEOUS INVENTIONS XXIV. EDISON'S METHOD IN INVENTING XXV. THE LABORATORY AT ORANGE AND THE STAFF XXVI. EDISON IN COMMERCE AND MANUFACTURE XXVII. THE V...

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List of Paramount Pictures films

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... This is a list of films produced and/or distributed by the United States film studio Paramount Pictures. The studio is consistently ranked as one ... ...s a list of films produced and/or distributed by the United States film studio Paramount Pictures. The studio is consistently ranked as one of the "Bi... ...ig Six" film studios of Hollywood. It is a subsidiary of U.S. media conglomerate Viacom. Paramount is a member of the Motion Picture Association of Am... ...2000s 11 2010s 12 Upcoming films 12.1 2014 and... ... Les Amours de la Reine Élisabeth Paramount's first film ... ...The American Beauty Distribution only; produced by Pallas Pictures 1916 ... ... September 25, 1936 Murder with Pictures ... ... The first in Paramount’s series of eight Bulldog Drummond films, released between 1937 and 1939. ... ...d to Singapore The first of the Bob Hope-Bing Crosby Road films. March 2...

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Aunt Jane's Nieces Out West

By: Edith Van Dyne

...............................................................41 CHAPTER XII. PICTURES, GIRLS AND NONSENSE ............................................ ...APTER X. STILL A MYSTERY • CHAPTER XI. A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS • CHAPTER XII. PICTURES, GIRLS AND NONSENSE • CHAPTER XIII. A FOOLISH BOY • CHAPTER XI... ... Patsy. “That's more fame than I bargained for. Do millions go to see motion pictures, Uncle?” “I believe so. The making of these pictures is getting ... ...izing the brilliant sunshine and clear atmosphere in the production of their films, which were supplied to picture theatres throughout the United Stat... ...observed, are those that have attempted to run travel scenes and educational films exclusively. There are so few people with your—eh—culture and—and—e... ...urers, supply certain agencies in all the large cities, who in turn rent our films to the many picture theatres. When a picture is ready, we send copi... ...a' facial expression and the art of conveying information by a gesture is of paramount importance. In other words, action must do the talking and expl...

...II. THE MAGIC OF A NAME, 29 -- Chapter IX. DOCTOR PATSY, 32 -- Chapter X. STILL A MYSTERY, 37 -- Chapter XI. A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS, 41 -- Chapter XII. PICTURES, GIRLS AND NONSENSE, 45 -- Chapter XIII. A FOOLISH BOY, 49 -- Chapter XIV. ISIDORE LE DRIEUX, 53 -- Chapter XV. A FEW PEARLS, 57 -- Chapter XVI. TROUBLE, 64 -- Chapter XVII. UNCLE JOHN IS PUZZLED, 69 -- Chapter XVIII...

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Paramount Pictures

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... 1912 (as Famous Players Film Company) 1914 (as Paramount Pictures) Founders... ... 1912 (as Famous Players Film Company) 1914 (as Paramount Pictures) Founders ... ...cca (CFO) Adam Goodman[1] President of Paramount Film Group Product... ... Products Motion pictures Revenue ... ... Gulf+Western (1966 (1966)–1989 (1989)) Paramount Communications Inc. (1989 (1989)–1995 (1995)... ... Current: Paramount Home Media Distribution Insurge Pictures Paramount Famous Productions Paramount Vanta... ...amount Pictures was the first major Hollywood studio to distribute all its films in digital-form only.[3] Co... ...ution Paramount Pictures is noteworthy for having three films that have surpassed the $1-billion-mark in worldwide box office sales... ...ners Daniel Frohman and Charles Frohman he planned to offer feature-length films that would appeal to the middle class by featuring the leading theatr...

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Edison, His Life and Inventions

By: Frank Lewis Dyer

.....................................................167 CHAPTER XXI. MOTION PICTURES.................................................................... ... XIX. MAGNETIC ORE MILLING WORK • XX. EDISON PORTLAND CEMENT • XXI. MOTION PICTURES • XXII. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EDISON STORAGE BATTERY • XXIII.... ...ect of this narrative. Aside from the personal interest that attaches to the picturesque career, so typically American, there is a broader aspect in w... ...irs were within contemplation. In New York the question of permanency was of paramount importance, and the other contingencies were sure to arise as w... ...mera was exhibited directly to the eye through a peep− hole; but in 1895 the films were applied to modified forms of magic lanterns, by which the imag... ...ured of relatively perfect apparatus. The subjects registered jerkily by the films were crude and amusing, such as of Fred Ott's sneeze, Carmencita da... ...al business methods, for while the projecting machines and copies of picture films are made in quantity at the Orange works (just as phonographs and d...

...ter XVIII. THE ELECTRIC RAILWAY, 148 -- Chapter XIX. MAGNETIC ORE MILLING WORK, 156 -- Chapter XX. EDISON PORTLAND CEMENT, 167 -- Chapter XXI. MOTION PICTURES, 174 -- Chapter XXII. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EDISON STORAGE BATTERY, 181 -- Chapter XXIII. MISCELLANEOUS INVENTIONS, 189 -- Chapter XXIV. EDISON'S METHOD IN INVENTING, 197 -- Chapter XXV. THE LABORATORY AT ORANGE AND...

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Paramount Television

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... from 1967 until 2006. Most of this time was as the television arm of the Paramount Pictures film studio. Its predecessor is Desilu Productions . ... ... until 2006. Most of this time was as the television arm of the Paramount Pictures film studio. Its predecessor is Desilu Productions . Backgroun... ...rlfriends in 2000 (with Grammnet Productions, 2006-2008 episodes by CBS Paramount Network Television) on UPN (later CW ), Duckman in 1994 (wit... ...), Duckman in 1994 (with Klasky Csupo ) on USA Network, and the daily Paramount staple Entertainment Tonight in 1981, among others. Origins... ...unt Television). Paramount's early involvement in television Paramount Pictures had made a couple of attempts in the mid-1950s to produce series ... ...BBM-TV ) in Chicago. Another attempt by Paramount was known as Paramount Pictures Television . One of the series was , a pilot to a proposed series... ... Time Warner 's Turner Entertainment and Warner Bros. units), Harvey Films (most short subjects released between September 1950 and March 1962;... ... that Paramount opted to produce a television series based on one of their films. The show would allow Paramount to “get back, with very little invest... ...Zoo , Day by Day , Duet , Open House , Brooklyn Bridge ) Hometown Films ( , War of the Worlds ) Ken Levine and David Isaacs ( Cheers, ...

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A Legacy of Leadership

...d for excellence,” according to Dee Davis, Executive Producer of Appalshop Films. “NEA funding helped Appalshop make the case that what was local was ... ... Rescuing A Cherished Art Form What would it be like if America’s greatest films were to disappear? This could have happened. In the mid-1960s, more t... ...appear? This could have happened. In the mid-1960s, more than half of U.S. films produced before 1951 had been lost, largely as a result of deteri- or... ..., thanks to its endowment created in part with NEA support. Located in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Penland is one of the p... ...landscaping enhancements. But the quality of the school’s programs remains paramount, McLaughlin stresses. “More than anything, our endowment has allo... ...ives On In 1971, Budd Schulberg and Fred Hudson, a former screenwriter for Paramount Pictures, moved east to found the Frederick Douglass Creative Art... ... 1971, Budd Schulberg and Fred Hudson, a former screenwriter for Paramount Pictures, moved east to found the Frederick Douglass Creative Arts Center i...

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Paramount News

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A Tramp Abroad, Illustrated, Vol. 5

By: Mark Twain

... the fresh green of the hillside, and it looks ever so cozy and inviting and picturesque, and is a decidedly graceful addition to the landscape. One ... ...ed people, as in a grave. 11 We had such a beautiful day, and such endless pictures of limpid lakes, and green hills and valleys, and majestic mount... ...and, France, and Germany up to the close of the last century, is filled with pictures of coaches and carriages wallowing through these three countries... ... fortunate for some of us that attention was distracted from the head by the paramount necessity of looking after the feet; FOR, WHILE ON THE LEFT THE... ...t kind of nothingness, thickened up a little with a few wandering shreds and films of cloud moving in a lazy procession far below. Presently, one man'... ...ead spring several lofty storm-scarred towers, one after another, with faint films of vapor curling always about them like spectral banners. If there ...

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Paramount Comics

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A Tramp Abroad, Vol. 5

By: Mark Twain

...the fresh green of the hillside, and it looks ever so cozy and inviting and picturesque, and is a decidedly graceful addition to the landscape. One ... ...red people, as in a grave. We had such a beautiful day, and such endless pictures of limpid lakes, and green hills and valleys, and majestic moun... ...nd, France, and Germany up to the close of the last century, is filled with pictures of coaches and carriages wallowing through these three countrie... ... fortunate for some of us that attention was distracted from the head by the paramount necessity of looking after the feet; FOR, WHILE ON THE LEFT TH... ...t kind of nothingness, thickened up a little with a few wandering shreds and films of cloud moving in a lazy procession far below. Presently, one man... ...ad spring several lofty storm-scarred towers, one after another, with faint films of vapor curling always about them like spectral banners. If there ...

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Paramount Famous Productions

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...aramount Famous Productions is a made-for-home entertainment division of Paramount Pictures . It was launched in 2009 with the movie . It develo... ...amous Productions is a made-for-home entertainment division of Paramount Pictures . It was launched in 2009 with the movie . It develops home en... ...ched in 2009 with the movie . It develops home entertainment sequels to films from Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, MTV Films, DreamWorks ... ...9 with the movie . It develops home entertainment sequels to films from Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, MTV Films, DreamWorks Pictures, ... ... movie . It develops home entertainment sequels to films from Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, MTV Films, DreamWorks Pictures, Nickelodeo... ... Vantage, MTV Films, DreamWorks Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies, and other Paramount-related properties. The name also revives the Famous moniker p... ...Famous moniker previously used by the Paramount-owned Famous Studios . Films { ! Title ! Release Date January 13, 2009 Ju...

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A Tramp Abroad, Illustrated, V5

By: Mark Twain

... the fresh green of the hillside, and it looks ever so cozy and inviting and picturesque, and is a decidedly graceful addition to the landscape. One d... ...lustrated, v5 CHAPTER XXXI 30 We had such a beautiful day, and such endless pictures of limpid lakes, and green hills and valleys, and majestic mount... ...and, France, and Germany up to the close of the last century, is filled with pictures of coaches and carriages wallowing through these three countries... ... fortunate for some of us that attention was distracted from the head by the paramount necessity of looking after the feet; FOR, WHILE ON THE LEFT THE... ...t kind of nothingness, thickened up a little with a few wandering shreds and films of cloud moving in a lazy procession far below. Presently, one man'... ...ead spring several lofty storm−scarred towers, one after another, with faint films of vapor curling always about them like spectral banners. If there ...

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Paramount Movie Park Korea

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...construction has yet to start. Overview The theme park will be based on films such as and . It will be the world's first Paramount Pictures-ba... ...ark will be based on films such as and . It will be the world's first Paramount Pictures-based theme park and resort complex, with the cost of $1... ...e based on films such as and . It will be the world's first Paramount Pictures-based theme park and resort complex, with the cost of $1.5 billion... ....5 billion. Daewoo Motor Sales will fund the joint venture company while Paramount will act as its licensor and manager creative development. The i... ...or and manager creative development. The impact of the theme park will be paramount to Korea's culture and tourism. It is a fast growing and attracti...

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Howard Chase, Red Hill, Kansas

By: Charles M Sheldon

...d then with a flash came her resolve to try a thing that one of the moving pictures given by the show−place in town had suggested and, after stand... ...hows do they have here?" "All kinds. But mostly they are cheap sensational films dealing with highly coloured, romantic episodes in the lives of gi... ... had an ambition to be a film actress. "She's just the kind you see in the pictures. Of course if she succeeded as many of them do, it might not b... ... was a pianola at the curtain end of the room and five minutes before the films began, a girl went down the aisle, took her place at the instrume... ...e. He had lost all physical sense of what was going on around him and the pictures on the screen no longer were visualised by him. And then with... ...is not healthy. That is the reason I went over tonight, dear. I know the films are doing you harm. You are being unsettled by them. You are in... ...ver. And then I can't afford, of course, to take big reels put out by the Paramount people, the high class stuff. They charge seven dollars and ...

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List of Touchstone Pictures films

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...This is a list of theatrical feature films released under the Touchstone Pictures film label (known as that s... ...his is a list of theatrical feature films released under the Touchstone Pictures film label (known as that since 1986, with Tough Guys ) and fi... ...e Pictures film label (known as that since 1986, with Tough Guys ) and films released before that under the former name, Touchstone Films (1984–86... ...eased before that under the former name, Touchstone Films (1984–86). Most films listed here were distributed in the United States, unless otherwise n... ...eatrical distribution unit; currently known as Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, formerly known as Buena Vista Distribution Company (until 1987)... ... known as Buena Vista Distribution Company (until 1987) and Buena Vista Pictures Distribution (1987-2007). This list does not include those titl... ... 1992 Touchwood Pacific Partners Alive January 15, 1993 Paramount Pictures by Piers Paul Read, documenting the 1972 Andes f... ...e 6, 1997 Jerry Bruckheimer Films Face/Off June 27, 1997 Paramount Pictures Nothing to Lose July 18, 1997 A... ...ten's Mafia! July 24, 1998 Snake Eyes August 7, 1998 Paramount Pictures ; International distribution only Holy Man O...

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Howard Chase, Red Hill, Kansas

By: Charles M. Sheldon

...d then with a flash came her resolve to try a thing that one of the moving pictures given by the show-place in town had suggested and, after standing ... ...ows do they have here?" "All kinds. But mostly they are cheap sensational films dealing with highly coloured, romantic episodes in the lives of girls... ...had an ambition to be a film actress. "She's just the kind you see in the pictures. Of course if she succeeded as many of them do, it might not be ba... ...e was a pianola at the curtain end of the room and five minutes before the films began, a girl went down the aisle, took her place at the instrument a... ...ne. He had lost all physical sense of what was going on around him and the pictures on the screen no longer were visualised by him. And then with a s... ...d is not healthy. That is the reason I went over tonight, dear. I know the films are doing you harm. You are being unsettled by them. You are in dange... ...over. And then I can't afford, of course, to take big reels put out by the Paramount people, the high class stuff. They charge seven dollars and a hal...

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List of Universal Pictures films

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... This is a partial listing of films produced and/or distributed by Universal Pictures, the main moti... ... This is a partial listing of films produced and/or distributed by Universal Pictures, the main motion picture production / distribution arm of ... ...rsal Studios, a subsidiary of NBCUniversal and Comcast. __NOTOC__ List of films . 1920s 1920 The Flaming Disc Am I Dreaming? The Dragon's Net ... ... May 6, 1970 Pufnstuf May 1970 co-production with Sid & Marty Krofft Pictures Two Mules for Sister Sara June 16, 1970 Diary of a M... ...ildren October 28, 1971 U.S. theatrical distribution only; produced by EMI Films Play Misty for Me November 12, 1971 Minnie and Moskowit... ...1977 Sorcerer June 24, 1977 U.S. distribution only; co-production with Paramount Pictures MacArthur June 30, 1977 The Last Remake of... ...orcerer June 24, 1977 U.S. distribution only; co-production with Paramount Pictures MacArthur June 30, 1977 The Last Remake of Beau Gest... ...ber 25, 1999 Angela's Ashes International distributor; co-production with Paramount Pictures align="right" December 29, 1999 The Hurricane ... ...ht" December 22, 2010 Little Fockers USA distribution, co-production with Paramount Pictures and Relativity Media align="right" January 14, ...

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L. P. M : The End of the Great War

By: J. Stewart Barney

...ague Conference for a no-trump hand. "But to business now. How did the films for the moving pictures come out?" "Splendidly." "Good. I'll h... ... no-trump hand. "But to business now. How did the films for the moving pictures come out?" "Splendidly." "Good. I'll have you run them over... ...s, "are put in Black's steamer trunk. And now, let's have a look at those films." He followed this with a tour of inspection of the entire establ... ... slowly. The suggestion that I invite His Majesty to see a lot of moving pictures of an impossible machine, if you will pardon me, is preposterous.... ...on go to Grosvenor Square and bring over the boxes with the apparatus and films. They will have to be back here by 3:15, as there will be an officer... ... told us you can do. Besides, I understand that you are to show us moving pictures of the actual working of your machine, boat, or whatever it is." ... ...ourself in any sense a prisoner, but an honoured guest whose safety is of paramount importance. Should you at any time wish to leave your apartment,...

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MTV Films

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L. P. M : The End of the Great War

By: J. Stewart Barney

...ague Conference for a no-trump hand. "But to business now. How did the films for the moving pictures come out?" "Splendidly." "Good. I'll h... ... no-trump hand. "But to business now. How did the films for the moving pictures come out?" "Splendidly." "Good. I'll have you run them over... ...s, "are put in Black's steamer trunk. And now, let's have a look at those films." He followed this with a tour of inspection of the entire establ... ... slowly. The suggestion that I invite His Majesty to see a lot of moving pictures of an impossible machine, if you will pardon me, is preposterous.... ...on go to Grosvenor Square and bring over the boxes with the apparatus and films. They will have to be back here by 3:15, as there will be an officer... ... told us you can do. Besides, I understand that you are to show us moving pictures of the actual working of your machine, boat, or whatever it is." ... ...ourself in any sense a prisoner, but an honoured guest whose safety is of paramount importance. Should you at any time wish to leave your apartment,...

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Mandeville Films

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... Industry Motion pictures Founded ... ... California, United States Mandeville Films and Television is an American independent film production company hea... ... Founded in 1994 by David Hoberman, it re-formed as Mandeville Films and Television in 2002 after a short hiatus.[1] ... ... History David Hoberman founded Mandeville Films in 1994.[1][2] The company went into hiatus when Hoberman left to joi... ... 1996 Mr. Wrong (1996) (with Touchstone Pictures) 1997 The ... ... 1997 The Sixth Man (1997) (with Touchstone Pictures) George of the Jungle (1997) (with Walt D... ... 2010 The Fighter (2010) (with Paramount Pictures) 2011 ... ... 2010 The Fighter (2010) (with Paramount Pictures) 2011 ...

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The Blackest Mail

By: Maxwell Grant

...! Gah... it will be a better picture, for that!" Genia Gladder whose pin−up pictures had adorned every G.I. barrack from Timbuctoo to Tsien Tsin, mo... ...leau that had grown around the dead man. Her face was set in a pose that in pictures would be the one she used when she was the poor widow sent out ... ... of the flats, a side of the set that represented a saloon wall. There were pictures on it, a mural of sorts. In the center of the mural there was a... .... Death had struck quickly and silently...and the sound stage of Impressive Films, Inc., looked as if it held enough warring temperaments to guarant... ...hed the faces of the beholders. There were many emotions displayed, but the paramount one was fear! Fear that spread out over their visages just as t... ... mean it?" The nod that Cranston gave him reassured the head of Impressive Films, Inc. "This I can almost not believe. You'll excuse me, Mr. Cranst...

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Echo Films

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... Industry Motion pictures, Entertainment Foun... ... Products Films TV films Ow... ... Aniston Kristin Hahn Echo Films is an American production company founded in April 2008 by American a... ...ican actress Jennifer Aniston and production partner Kristin Hahn.[1] Echo Films has a "first-look" production deal with Universal Pictures.[2] Most o... ...stin Hahn.[1] Echo Films has a "first-look" production deal with Universal Pictures.[2] Most of the projects star Aniston. ... ...2002. In 2006, after Pitt and Aniston divorced, and Grey became the CEO of Paramount Pictures, Pitt became the sole owner of the company. Kristin Hahn... ...006, after Pitt and Aniston divorced, and Grey became the CEO of Paramount Pictures, Pitt became the sole owner of the company. Kristin Hahn also has ... ...2002. In 2006, after Pitt and Aniston divorced, and Grey became the CEO of Paramount Pictures, Pitt became the sole owner of the company. Kristin Hahn...

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The Blackest Mail

By: Maxwell Grant

...Gah... it will be a better picture, for that!" Genia Gladder whose pin-up pictures had adorned every G.I. barrack from Timbuctoo to Tsien Tsin, moved... ...eau that had grown around the dead man. Her face was set in a pose that in pictures would be the one she used when she was the poor widow sent out to ... ...of the flats, a side of the set that represented a saloon wall. There were pictures on it, a mural of sorts. In the center of the mural there was a bl... ... Death had struck quickly and silently...and the sound stage of Impressive Films, Inc., looked as if it held enough warring temperaments to guarantee ... ...ed the faces of the beholders. There were many emotions displayed, but the paramount one was fear! Fear that spread out over their visages just as the... ...mean it?" The nod that Cranston gave him reassured the head of Impressive Films, Inc. "This I can almost not believe. You'll excuse me, Mr. Cranston...

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American films

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... Films ... ... A–Z of films Fi... ... Silent films ... ... RKO Pictures films ... ... Renaissance Pictures productions ... ... Murder on the Roof Murder with Music Murder with Pictures Murderball (film) Murdered Innocence ... ...radise in Harlem Parajanov: The Last Spring (film) Paramount Headliner Paramount News Paramount on Par... ...radise in Harlem Parajanov: The Last Spring (film) Paramount Headliner Paramount News Paramount on Par...

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Workshop on Electronic Texts Proceedings

By: James Daly

...of formats-- 48 photographs, graphic arts, recorded sound, motion pictures, broadsides, and soon, pamphlets and books. In terms of the de... ...the technology. The format receiving the most comments has been motion pictures. The adult users in public libraries are more comfortable with... ...ex retrieval on the database of archaeological objects. Without words, pictures are useless; Perseus has not reached the point where it can do ... ...m the Library of Congress in motion pictures. These were the very first films made by Thomas Edison’s company and some others at that time. The... ... demonstrated earlier in the day as a set of insular information gems * Paramount need to link databases * Layering to become increasingly neces... ...ation concept. As scholarship evolves in a network environment, the paramount need will be to link databases. We must link personal databas... ...hotocopies and microfilm, the issue of fidelity to the original becomes paramount, as do issues of "Whose fidelity?" and "Whose original?" B...

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Paramount Arts Center

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...theater located in Ashland, Kentucky, in the United States. Listed as the Paramount Theatre on the National Register of Historic Places, this theater... ...es, this theater is an important part of theater in Kentucky. History The Paramount Arts Center, at that time known as the Paramount Theater, was one... ...unt Theater, was one of the first transitional theatres built for "talking pictures" and was to be a model theatre for others around the country to sh... ...s" and was to be a model theatre for others around the country to showcase films produced by Paramount Pictures. The Great Depression, however, soon c... ... model theatre for others around the country to showcase films produced by Paramount Pictures. The Great Depression, however, soon changed the course ... ...atre for others around the country to showcase films produced by Paramount Pictures. The Great Depression, however, soon changed the course of events ... ...s signed by other performers, the executive director felt that some of the pictures and posters needed to come down. Since there were so many of Billy...

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Loc Workshop on Electronic Texts Workshop on Electronic Texts Proceedings

By: James Daly

... a variety of formats-- photographs, graphic arts, recorded sound, motion pictures, broadsides, and soon, pamphlets and books. In terms of the desi... ...y the technology. The format receiving the most comments has been motion pictures. The adult users in public libraries are more comfortable with I... ...ndex retrieval on the database of archaeological objects. Without words, pictures are useless; Perseus has not reached the point where it can do mu... ...rom the Library of Congress in motion pictures. These were the very first films made by Thomas Edison's company and some others at that time. The p... ...es demonstrated earlier in the day as a set of insular information gems * Paramount need to link databases * Layering to become increasingly necessa... ...rkstation concept. As scholarship evolves in a network environment, the paramount need will be to link databases. We must link personal databases... ... photocopies and microfilm, the issue of fidelity to the original becomes paramount, as do issues of "Whose fidelity?" and "Whose original?" BATTI...

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United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc.

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...United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc., 334 US 131 (1948) (also known as the Hollywood Antitrust C... ...34 US 131 (1948) (also known as the Hollywood Antitrust Case of 1948, the Paramount Case, the Paramount Decision or the Paramount Decree) was a landm... ...theatres and holding exclusivity rights on which theatres would show their films. It would also change the way Hollywood movies were produced, distri... ...Act of 1890. The major film studios owned the theaters where their motion pictures were shown, either in partnerships or outright and complete. Thus ... ...ips or outright and complete. Thus specific theater chains showed only the films produced by the studio that owned them. The studios created the films... ...ng for 45% of the film-rental revenue.William O. Douglas, United States v. Paramount Pictures Inc., 334 U.S. 141, 167. Ultimately, this issue of the ... ... of the film-rental revenue.William O. Douglas, United States v. Paramount Pictures Inc., 334 U.S. 141, 167. Ultimately, this issue of the studios' u... ...ickford, Samuel Goldwyn, Walter Wanger, and others filed a lawsuit against Paramount Detroit Theaters in 1942, the first major lawsuit of producers ag... ... studios could no longer block-book short film subjects along with feature films (known as one-shot, or full force, block booking); # the Big Five stu...

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Edison, His Life and Inventions

By: Frank Lewis Dyer, Thomas Commerford Martin

...t of this narrative. Aside from the personal interest that attaches to the picturesque career, so typically American, there is a broader aspect in whi... ...sidents" has evidently other titles to distinction of the same nature. For picturesque detail it would not be easy to find any story excelling that of... ...ans of unfriendly disposition. Thus was the Edison family repatriated by a picturesque political episode, and the great inventor given a birthplace on... ...s were within contemplation. In New York the question of permanency was of paramount importance, and the other contingencies were sure to arise as wel... ...ra was exhibited directly to the eye through a peep- hole; but in 1895 the films were applied to modified forms of magic lanterns, by which the images... ...ed of relatively perfect apparatus. The subjects registered jerkily by the films were crude and amusing, such as of Fred Ott's sneeze, Carmencita danc... ... business methods, for while the projecting machines and copies of picture films are made in quantity at the Orange works (just as phonographs and dup...

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List of Walt Disney Pictures films

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...This is a list of theatrical films released under the Walt Disney Pictures film label (known as that sin... ...This is a list of theatrical films released under the Walt Disney Pictures film label (known as that since 1983, with Never Cry Wolf as its f... ...l (known as that since 1983, with Never Cry Wolf as its first release) and films released before that under the former name of the parent company, Wal... ...rmer name of the parent company, Walt Disney Productions (1928-1983). Most films listed here were distributed in the United States by the company's di... ... States by the company's distribution division; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, formerly known as Buena Vista Distribution Company (1954-1987) an... ...erly known as Buena Vista Distribution Company (1954-1987) and Buena Vista Pictures Distribution (1987-2007). This list is organized by year of relea... ...The Last Flight of Noah's Ark June 25, 1980 L Popeye December 12, 1980 Paramount Pictures Popeye by E. C. Segar L The Devil and Max Devlin March... ...in March 6, 1981 L Amy March 20, 1981 L Dragonslayer June 26, 1981 Paramount Pictures A The Fox and the Hound July 10, 1981 Novel by Danie...

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20 Years at Hull House

By: Jane Addams

...e exciting incidents of the Lincoln−Douglas debates. There were at least two pictures of Lincoln that always hung in my father's room, and one in our ... ... moods that I founded my admiration for Albrecht Durer, taking his wonderful pictures, however, in the most unorthodox manner, merely as human documen... ...gious beliefs. The beginning of 1887 found our little party of three in very picturesque lodgings in Rome, and settled into a certain student's routin... ...etual moving on to something future which shall supersede the present," that paramount impression of life itself, which affords us at one and the same... ...hed the conclusion that pity, memory, and faithfulness are natural ties with paramount claims. This faithfulness, however, is sometimes ruthlessly imp... ...ut to report them to the association; the firms manufacturing moving picture films not only submit their films to a volunteer inspection committee, bu... ...ly popularity of these mimic shows, and in the days before the inspection of films and the present regulations for the five−cent theaters we establish...

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Paramount Home Media Distribution

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...Owners Gulf+Western (1975–1989) Paramount Communications (1989-1994) Viacom (1994–present)[1] ... ... Parent Paramount Pictures Website ... ... Parent Paramount Pictures Website ... ... Website paramount.com Paramount Home Media Dis... ... and Paramount Video) is the home video distribution division of Paramount Pictures (a subsidiary of Viacom, Inc.) dealing with home video founded in ... ... assets owned by Viacom parent National Amusements. This not only includes films by Paramount Pictures themselves, but also the back catalog of DreamW... ...acom parent National Amusements. This not only includes films by Paramount Pictures themselves, but also the back catalog of DreamWorks (including rel... ...including predecessor companies like Paramount Television), CBS Theatrical Films (and predecessor companies like Cinema Center Films), and Showtime En... ...lu-ray distribution of various programs that the former aired, and several films and TV series based on franchises owned by the latter. By-products of...

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Twenty Years at Hull-House with Autobiographical Notes

By: Jane Addams

...citing incidents of the Lincoln-Douglas debates. There were at least two pictures of Lincoln that always hung in my father's room, and one in our ... ...ods that I founded my admiration for Albrecht Durer, taking his wonderful pictures, however, in the most unorthodox manner, merely as human document... ...beliefs. The beginning of 1887 found our little party of three in very picturesque lodgings in Rome, and settled into a certain student's routine... ...al moving on to something future which shall supersede the present," that paramount impression of life itself, which affords us at one and the same ... ...the conclusion that pity, memory, and faithfulness are natural ties with paramount claims. This faithfulness, however, is sometimes ruthlessly i... ...to report them to the association; the firms manufacturing moving picture films not only submit their films to a volunteer inspection committee, but... ...popularity of these mimic shows, and in the days before the inspection of films and the present regulations for the five-cent theaters we establishe...

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EMI Films

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... profits.Forbes, p 62 Forbes announced his intention to make a variety of films at Elstree, steering away from what he called the "pornography of vio... ...03) 9 August 1969: 6.Walker, 1974, p.426-428 He claimed EMI would make 14 films in 18 months with such stars as Peter Sellers and Roger Moore at ... ...", The Observer (London), 28 June 1970, p.9 EMI ended up making eleven films under Forbes' management for an estimated cost of £4 million.Walker, ... ...tributed by Associated Film Distributors C = co-production with Columbia Pictures D = distributor only H = co-production with Hammer Films MGM = c... ...lms MGM = co-production with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer P = co-production with Paramount Pictures TESE = as Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment U = co-producti... ... co-production with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer P = co-production with Paramount Pictures TESE = as Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment U = co-production with Un... ... TESE = as Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment U = co-production with Universal Pictures UA = co-production with United Artists Forbes, Bryan, A Divide...

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20 Years at Hull House

By: Jane Addams

...exciting incidents of the Lincoln-Douglas debates. There were at least two pictures of Lincoln that always hung in my father's room, and one in our ol... ...oods that I founded my admiration for Albrecht Durer, taking his wonderful pictures, however, in the most unorthodox manner, merely as human documents... ...us beliefs. The beginning of 1887 found our little party of three in very picturesque lodgings in Rome, and settled into a certain student's routine.... ...ual moving on to something future which shall supersede the present," that paramount impression of life itself, which affords us at one and the 52 sa... ...d the conclusion that pity, memory, and faithfulness are natural ties with paramount claims. This faithfulness, however, is sometimes ruthlessly impo... ... to report them to the association; the firms manufacturing moving picture films not only submit their films to a volunteer inspection committee, but ... ... popularity of these mimic shows, and in the days before the inspection of films and the present regulations for the five-cent theaters we established...

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Palm Pictures

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... Industry Motion pictures, Film Distribution products = motion pictures ... ... .com.palmpictureswww Palm Pictures is a US-based entertainment company owned and run by Chris Blackwe... ...is a US-based entertainment company owned and run by Chris Blackwell. Palm Pictures produces, acquires and distributes music and film projects with a ... ...clude a film division, a music label, sputnik7.com, epitonic.com, Arthouse Films and RES Media Group, publisher of RES magazine. P... ...inks 4 Film titles Films distributed by Palm Pictures include: See also Di... ... Disney Paramount ... ... Anchor Bay Films Ca...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...foster competition. And many products have umpteen substitutes. Consider films - cable TV, satellite, the Internet, cinemas, video rental shops, a... ...rly publishing and other form of intellectual property such as software, films, music, and e-books. Consumers are divided on the issue of multi-t... ...he most basic skills were required. This led to great alienation. Motion pictures of the period ("Metropolis", "Modern Times") portray the industr... ...anagers are allied against the firm - not pitted against each other. The paramount interest of both shareholders and managers is to increase the v... ...ent - can publish a Webzine, author software, write music, shoot digital films, design products, or communicate with millions and his work will be... ...e, content, provision and dissemination of information is, therefore, of paramount importance to a nation, especially if it is in its infancy (as ... ... likely to regard the maintaining of their internal emotional balance as paramount, far over-riding economic considerations. They will sacrifice e...

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Myriad Pictures

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... Based in Santa Monica, California, Myriad Pictures is a leading independent entertainment company specializing in pro... ...pecializing in production, financing and worldwide distribution of feature films and television programming. President and CEO Kirk D’Amico opened the... ... 1999 Kirk D'Amico founds Myriad Pictures with a staff of three Philip von Alvensle... ... Opens London office; works with Montecito Pictures on financing and international sales for Killing Me Softly ... ...tarring Julia Stiles and Paddy Considine. The DVD will be released through Paramount Home Entertainment summer 2010. Myriad is going to release Ben Ki... ... Fox Paramount ... ... Anchor Bay Films Dr... ... Drafthouse Films Du... ...tarring Julia Stiles and Paddy Considine. The DVD will be released through Paramount Home Entertainment summer 2010. Myriad is going to release Ben Ki...

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