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Cinerama
Cinerama
Cinerama
is a widescreen process that originally projected images simultaneously from three synchronized 35 mm projectors onto a huge, deeply curved screen, subtending 146° of arc.[clarification needed] The trademarked process was marketed by the Cinerama corporation. It was the first of a number of novel processes introduced during the 1950s, when the movie industry was reacting to competition from television
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St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Saint Louis Park (abbreviated St. Louis Park) is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 45,250 at the 2010 census.[5] It is a first-ring suburb immediately west of Minneapolis. Other adjacent cities include Edina, Golden Valley, Minnetonka, Plymouth, and Hopkins. St. Louis Park is the birthplace or childhood home of movie directors Joel and Ethan Coen, musician Peter Himmelman, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, former Senator Al Franken, songwriter Dan Israel, guitarist Sharon Isbin, writer Pete Hautman, football coach Marc Trestman, and film director Joe Nussbaum. Baseball announcer Halsey Hall also lived there. The Pavek Museum of Broadcasting, which has a major collection of antique radio and television equipment, is also in the city
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William S. Paley
William Samuel Paley (September 28, 1901 – October 26, 1990) was the chief executive who built the Columbia Broadcasting
Broadcasting
System (CBS) from a small radio network into one of the foremost radio and television network operations in the United States.[1]Contents1 Early life 2 Broadcasting
Broadcasting
pioneer 3 Other interests3.1 Philanthropy4 Personal life4.1 Marriage to Dorothy Hart Hearst 4.2 Marriage to Barbara Cushing
Barbara Cushing
Mortimer 4.3 Other affairs 4.4 Death5 Works 6 Awards and honors 7 In popular culture 8 See also 9 References 10 External linksEarly life[edit] Paley was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Goldie (Drell) and Samuel Paley. His family was Jewish, and his father was an immigrant from Ukraine who ran a cigar company
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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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New York Times
The New York Times
The New York Times
(sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City
New York City
with worldwide influence and readership.[6][7][8] Founded in 1851, the paper has won 122 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other newspaper.[9][10] As of September 2016, it had the largest combined print-and-digital circulation of any daily newspaper in the United States.[11] The New York Times is ranked 18th in the world by circulation. The paper is owned by The New York Times
The New York Times
Company, which is publicly traded but primarily controlled by the Ochs-Sulzberger family through a dual-class share structure.[12] It has been owned by the family since 1896; A.G
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Thomas E. Dewey
Thomas Edmund Dewey (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was an American lawyer, prosecutor, and politician. He served as the 47th Governor of New York
Governor of New York
from 1943 to 1954. In 1944, he was the Republican Party's nominee for President. He lost the 1944 election to President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
in the closest of Roosevelt's four presidential elections. He was again the Republican presidential nominee in 1948, but lost to President Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
in one of the greatest upsets in presidential election history.[1] Dewey played a large role in winning the Republican presidential nomination for Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower
in 1952, and helped Eisenhower win the presidential election that year.[2] He also played a large part in the choice of Richard M
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Fritz Kreisler
Friedrich "Fritz" Kreisler (February 2, 1875 – January 29, 1962) was an Austrian-born violinist and composer.[1] One of the most noted violin masters of his day, and regarded as one of the greatest violin masters of all time, he was known for his sweet tone and expressive phrasing. Like many great violinists of his generation, he produced a characteristic sound which was immediately recognizable as his own
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James A. Farley
Farley may refer to: Places[edit]in AustraliaFarley, New South Walesin CanadaFarleys Corners, Ontarioin EnglandFarley, Derbyshire Farley, Staffordshire Farley, Wiltshire Farley Green, Suffolk Farley Green, Surrey Farley Hill, Berkshire Farley Hall, Swallowfield, Farley Hill, Berkshire Farley Hill, Luton, housing estate in Bedfordshire Farley Mount, Hampshire Farley Wood, Bracknell, Berkshirein the United StatesFarley, California (other) Farley, Iowa Farley, Kentucky Farley, Missouri Farley, West Virginia Farley Township, Polk County, Minnesota Joseph M
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Metropolitan Opera
Coordinates: 40°46′22″N 73°59′3″W / 40.77278°N 73.98417°W / 40.77278; -73.98417 Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera
House at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, home of the Metropolitan OperaA full house at the old Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera
House, seen from the rear of the stage, at a concert by pianist Josef Hofmann, November 28, 1937Auditorium of the Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera
House at Lincoln Center for the Performing ArtsThe gold curtain, a gift of the Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera
Club, in the auditoriumThe Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera
is an opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera
House at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
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Rudolf Bing
Sir Rudolf Bing (January 9, 1902 – September 2, 1997) was an Austrian-born opera impresario who worked in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States, most notably being General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera
in New York City
New York City
from 1950 to 1972. He became a British citizen in 1946 and was knighted in 1971.Contents1 Life and career1.1 Early years 1.2 Metropolitan Opera 1.3 Personal life 1.4 Final years2 Honors 3 References 4 PublicationsLife and career[edit] Early years[edit] Born Rudolf Franz Joseph Bing in Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Austria-Hungary
to a well-to-do Jewish family (his father was an industrialist). Bing was an apprentice to a bookseller at the prestigious Viennese shop of Gilhofer & Ranschburg before moving on to Hugo Heller, who also ran a theatrical and concert agency. He then studied music and art history at the University of Vienna
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David Sarnoff
David Sarnoff
David Sarnoff
(Belarusian: Даві́д Сарно́ў, Russian: Дави́д Сарно́в, February 27, 1891 – December 12, 1971) was an American businessman and pioneer of American radio and television. Throughout most of his career he led the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in various capacities from shortly after its founding in 1919 until his retirement in 1970. He ruled over an ever-growing telecommunications and media empire that included both RCA
RCA
and NBC, and became one of the largest companies in the world
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Richard Rodgers
Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer of music, with over 900 songs and 43 Broadway musicals, leaving a legacy as one of the most significant composers of 20th century American music. He is best known for his songwriting partnerships with the lyricists Lorenz Hart
Lorenz Hart
and Oscar Hammerstein II. His compositions have had a significant impact on popular music. Rodgers was the first person to win what are considered the top entertainment awards in television, recording, movies and Broadway — an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award
Tony Award
— now known collectively as an EGOT
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Los Angeles
Los AngelesCSA Los Angeles-Long BeachMSA Los Angeles-Long Beach-AnaheimPueblo September 4, 1781[3]City status May 23, 1835[4]Incorporated April 4, 1850[5]Named for Our Lady, Queen of the AngelsGovernment • Type Mayor-Council-Commission[6] • Body Los Angeles
Los Angeles
City Council • Mayor Eric Garcetti[7] • City Attorney Mike Feuer[7] • City Controller Ron Galperin[7]Area[8] • City in California 502.76 sq m
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The New York Times
The New York Times
The New York Times
(sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City
New York City
with worldwide influence and readership.[6][7][8] Founded in 1851, the paper has won 122 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other newspaper.[9][10] As of September 2016, it had the largest combined print-and-digital circulation of any daily newspaper in the United States.[11] The New York Times is ranked 18th in the world by circulation. The paper is owned by The New York Times
The New York Times
Company, which is publicly traded but primarily controlled by the Ochs-Sulzberger family through a dual-class share structure.[12] It has been owned by the family since 1896; A.G
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Bosley Crowther
Bosley Crowther (July 13, 1905 – March 7, 1981) was an American journalist and author who was film critic for The New York Times
The New York Times
for 27 years. His work helped shape the careers of many actors, directors and screenwriters, though his reviews, at times, were perceived as unnecessarily mean.[1] Crowther was an advocate of foreign-language films in the 1950s and 1960s, particularly those of Roberto Rossellini, Vittorio De Sica, Ingmar Bergman
Ingmar Bergman
and Federico Fellini.[1]Contents1 Life and career 2 Film criticism 3 Bonnie and Clyde criticism 4 Death 5 References5.1 Bibliography6 External linksLife and career[edit] Crowther was born Francis Bosley Crowther, Jr. in Lutherville, Maryland, the son of Eliza (Leisenring) and Francis Bosley Crowther.[1] As a child, Crowther moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he published a neighborhood newspaper, The Evening Star
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Koster And Bial's Music Hall
Koster and Bial's Music Hall
Koster and Bial's Music Hall
was an important vaudeville theatre in New York City, located at Broadway and Thirty-Fourth Street, where Macy's
Macy's
flagship store now stands. It had a seating capacity of 3,748, twice the size of many theaters. Ticket prices ranged from 25¢ for a seat in the gallery to $1.50 for one in the orchestra.[1] The music hall featured many top performers of its day and is famous in cinema history as the site of the first public exhibition of the Vitascope
Vitascope
on April 23, 1896.[2] Koster and Bial's Music Hall
Koster and Bial's Music Hall
was the successor to Koster and Bial's Concert Hall. That earlier establishment was located on 23rd Street. At that location, Koster and Bial had taken over Bryant's Opera House, a venue for minstrel shows
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