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Introduction to Mass Communication (MC 2000 section 1) Craig M. Freeman
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Big Story Football Vote on “don’t ask don’t tell” Gulf oil well dead, pain will remain Wisconsin gov. seeks to remove DA from office Shooter dead after wounding 2 at Fort Bliss store and Helicopter crash kills 9 NATO troops
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Best Story Cubs’ Colvin impaled by broken bat Malaysia burglar falls asleep on homeowners couch/mall of LA When mascots attack/Paris coke/Lohan jail?/ Women faces theft charge in acid hoax Hotel ousts couple after accusing them of writing neg TripAdvisor review/ heads in bag
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The History of Movies Early Technology The Studio System The Triumph of Hollywood Storytelling Transformation of the Hollywood System The Blockbuster Era
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The Development of Movies The first movie makers Muybridge – Animal Locomotion (1887) Edison – kinetoscope (1893) Lumière brothers –camera/projector (1895) Méliès – A Trip to the Moon Porter – The Great Train Robbery (1903) Griffith – The Birth of a Nation (1915)
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The Development of Movies The studio system produced films in which all talent worked for the movie studios Studios: Paramount, MGM, Warner Brothers Block bookings controlled distribution United Artists, created in 1919, bought and distributed independent films
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A Short History of the Movies Change Comes to Hollywood First sound film one of three films produced by Warner Brothers, but historians disagree what constitutes a sound film Don Juan (1926) with synchronized music and sound effects(first with sound effects and music) The Jazz Singer (1927) starring Al Jolson had several sound and speaking scenes but was largely silent(actually speaking parts) Lights of New York (1928) was all sound movie(first time sound throughout whole movie)
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course MC 2000 taught by Professor Freeman during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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