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Sidney Hickox
Sidney Hickox, A.S.C. (July 15, 1895 – May 16, 1982) was an American film and television cinematographer.[1]Contents1 Career 2 Filmography 3 References 4 External linksCareer[edit] New York City-born Hickox started his film career at the age of 20 as an assistant cameraman at Manhattan's Biograph Studios
Biograph Studios
and quickly became a full-time director of photography with Gloria's Romance
Gloria's Romance
in 1916. Following World War I, where he was a photographer for the US Naval Air Service, he relocated to Hollywood and joined the staff of First National Pictures. When the studio was absorbed by Warner Bros. in 1928, he remained there and worked on hundreds of projects until his retirement from feature films
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New York City
Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Queens, Richmond (Staten Island)Historic colonies New Netherland Province of New YorkSettled 1624Consolidated 1898Named for James, Duke of YorkGovernment[2] • Type Mayor–Council • Body New York City
New York City
Council • Mayor Bill de Blasio
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First National Pictures
First National Pictures
First National Pictures
was an American motion picture production and distribution company. It was founded in 1917 as First National Exhibitors' Circuit, Inc., an association of independent theater owners in the United States, and became the country's largest theater chain. Expanding from exhibiting movies to distributing them, the company reincorporated in 1919 as Associated First National Theatres, Inc., and Associated First National Pictures, Inc. In 1924 it expanded to become a motion picture production company as First National Pictures, Inc., and became an important studio in the film industry. In September 1928, control of First National passed to Warner Bros., into which it was completely absorbed on November 4, 1929
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Why Be Good?
Why
Why
may refer to:Causality, a consequential relationship between two events Reason (argument), a premise in support of an argument, for what reason or purpose Why?, one of the Five Ws
Five Ws
used in journalismContents1 Music1.1 Artists 1.2 Albums 1.3 Songs2 Other media 3 Places 4 Surname 5 Other uses 6 Se
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Christopher Strong
Christopher Strong
Christopher Strong
(a.k.a. The Great Desire and The White Moth) is a 1933 American pre-Code film, produced by RKO
RKO
and directed by Dorothy Arzner. It is a tale of illicit love among the English aristocracy and stars Colin Clive
Colin Clive
and Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
(in her second screen role). The screenplay by Zoë Akins
Zoë Akins
is an adaptation of the 1932 novel by Gilbert Frankau.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 Reception 5 In popular culture 6 References6.1 Notes 6.2 Citations 6.3 Bibliography7 External linksPlot[edit]Lobby card for Christopher StrongIn London
London
Monica (Helen Chandler) and her boyfriend Harry attend a scavenger hunt party given by Monica's aunt, Carrie
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The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith
Andy Griffith
Show is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS
CBS
from October 3, 1960, to April 1, 1968, with a total of 249 half-hour episodes spanning over eight seasons, 159 in black and white and 90 in color, which partially originated from an episode of The Danny Thomas
Danny Thomas
Show. The show originally starred Andy Griffith
Andy Griffith
in the role of Andy Taylor, the widowered sheriff of the fictional small community of Mayberry, North Carolina
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The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour
The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour is a collection of thirteen black-and-white one-hour specials airing occasionally from 1957 to 1960 (as opposed to a thirty-minute regular series). The first five were shown as specials during the 1957–58 television season. The remaining eight were originally shown as part of Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse. Its original network title was The Ford Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Show for the first season, and The Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Presents The Lucille Ball–Desi Arnaz Show for the following seasons. The successor to the classic comedy, I Love Lucy, the programs featured the same cast members: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley, and Little Ricky (billed as Richard Keith in his post-Lucy–Desi acting assignments)
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I Love Lucy
I Love Lucy
I Love Lucy
is an American television sitcom starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley. The black-and-white series originally ran from October 15, 1951 to May 6, 1957 on CBS. After the series ended in 1957, a modified version continued for three more seasons with 13 one-hour specials; it ran from 1957 to 1960
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Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
Entertainment Inc. (formerly Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc.)[6] is an American entertainment company that is a division of Time Warner
Time Warner
and is headquartered in Burbank, California. It is one of the "Big Six" major American film studios. Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
is a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).Contents1 History1.1 Founding 1.2 1925–1935: Sound, color, style 1.3 1930–1935: Pre-code realistic period 1.4 Code era 1.5 Warner's cartoons 1.6 World War II 1.7 After World War II: changing hands 1.8 Warner Bros. Television
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Feature Film
A feature film is a film (also called a motion picture, movie, or just film) with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole film to fill a program. The notion of how long this should be has varied according to time and place. According to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the American Film
Film
Institute, and the British Film
Film
Institute, a feature film runs for at least 40 minutes, while the Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
holds that it is 80 minutes or longer. Most feature films are between 70 and 210 minutes long. The first dramatic feature film was the 60-minute The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906, Australia)[1]. The first (proto)-feature-length adaptation was Les Misérables (1909, U.S.)
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World War I
Allied victoryCentral Powers' victory on the Eastern Front nullified by defeat on the Western Front Fall of the German, Russian, Ottoman, and Austro-Hungarian empires Russian Civil War
Russian Civil War
and foundation of the Soviet Union Formation of new countries in Europe
Europe
and the Middle East Transfer of German colonies
German colonies
and regions of the former Ottoman Empire to other powers Establishment of the League of Nations
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Biograph Studios
Biograph Studios
Biograph Studios
was an early film studio and laboratory complex, built in 1912 by the Biograph Company
Biograph Company
at 807 East 175th Street, in The Bronx, New York City, New York.Contents1 History1.1 Early Years 1.2 Post-Griffith Years 1.3 Gold Medal Studios2 ReferencesHistory[edit] See also: Biograph Company Early Years[edit] The first studio of the Biograph Company, formerly American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, was located on the roof of 841 Broadway at 13th Street in Manhattan, known then as the Hackett Carhart Building and today as the Roosevelt Building. The set-up was similar to Thomas Edison's "Black Maria" in West Orange, New Jersey, being mounted on circular tracks to be able to get the best possible sunlight. As of 1988, the foundations of this machinery were still extant. The company moved in 1906 to a brownstone at 11 East 14th Street near Union Square, where it remained until 1913
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Manhattan
Coordinates: 40°47′25″N 73°57′35″W / 40.79028°N 73.95972°W / 40.79028; -73.95972Manhattan New York CountyBorough of New York City County of New York StateView from Midtown Manhattan facing south toward Lower ManhattanFlagEtymology: Lenape: Manna-hata (island of many hills)Nickname(s): The City[1]Location of Manhattan, shown in red, in New York CityCoordinates: 40°43′42″N 73°59′39″W / 40.72833°N 73.99417°W / 40.72833; -73.99417Country  United StatesState  New YorkCounty New York (Coterminous)City  New YorkSettled 1624Government • Type Borough (New York City) • Borough President Gale Brewer
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Television
Television
Television
(TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound. The term can refer to a television set, a television program ("TV show"), or the medium of television transmission. Television
Television
is a mass medium for advertising, entertainment and news. Television
Television
became available in crude experimental forms in the late 1920s, but it would still be several years before the new technology would be marketed to consumers. After World War II, an improved form of black-and-white TV broadcasting became popular in the United States and Britain, and television sets became commonplace in homes, businesses, and institutions
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Film
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images. (See the glossary of motion picture terms.) This optical illusion causes the audience to perceive continuous motion between separate objects viewed in rapid succession. The process of filmmaking is both an art and an industry
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Cinematographer
A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the chief over the camera and light crews working on a film, television production or other live action piece and is responsible for making artistic and technical decisions related to the image. The study and practice of this field is referred to as cinematography. The cinematographer selects the camera, film stock, lenses, filters, etc., to realize the scene in accordance with the intentions of the director
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