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Moviola
A Moviola
Moviola
is a device that allows a film editor to view a film while editing. It was the first machine for motion picture editing when it was invented by Iwan Serrurier in 1924. The Moviola
Moviola
company is still in existence and is located in Hollywood where part of the facility is located on one of the original Moviola
Moviola
factory floors.Contents1 History 2 Usage 3 Awards 4 See also 5 Notes 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] Iwan Serrurier's original 1917 concept for the Moviola
Moviola
was as a home movie projector to be sold to the general public. The name was derived from the name "Victrola" since Serrurier thought his invention would do for home movie viewing what the Victrola
Victrola
did for home music listening. However, since the machine cost $600 in 1920 (equivalent to $7,300 in 2017), very few sold
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Stage Fright (1989 Film)
Stage Fright is a 1989 independent feature film produced and directed by Brad Mays
Brad Mays
and written by Stanley Keyes
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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Studios Inc. (abbreviated as MGM or M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs. One of the world's oldest film studios, MGM's headquarters are located at 245 North Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills, California.[3] Once the largest, most glamorous, and most revered film studio in Hollywood, MGM was founded in 1924 when the entertainment entrepreneur Marcus Loew
Marcus Loew
gained control of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures, and Louis B. Mayer
Louis B

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Academy Award For Best Film Editing
An academy (Attic Greek: Ἀκαδήμεια; Koine
Koine
Greek Ἀκαδημία) is an institution of secondary education, higher learning, research, or honorary membership
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Academy Awards
MoonlightBest Picture The Shape of WaterThe Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars,[1] are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit", which has become commonly known by its nickname "Oscar". The sculpture was created by George Stanley.[2] The awards, first presented in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, are overseen by AMPAS.[3][4] The awards ceremony was first broadcast on radio in 1930 and televised for the first time in 1953. It is now seen live in more than 200 countries and can be streamed live online.[5] The Academy Awards ceremony is the oldest worldwide entertainment awards ceremony
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The Adventures Of Tintin
The Adventures of Tintin
The Adventures of Tintin
(French: Les Aventures de Tintin; [lez‿avɑ̃tyʁ də tɛ̃tɛ̃]) is a series of 24 comic albums created by Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, who wrote under the pen name Hergé. The series was one of the most popular European comics of the 20th century. By 2007, a century after Hergé's birth in 1907,[1] Tintin had been published in more than 70 languages with sales of more than 200 million copies,[2] and had been adapted for radio, television, theatre, and film. The series first appeared in French on 10 January 1929 in Le Petit Vingtième (The Little Twentieth), a youth supplement to the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle (The Twentieth Century). The success of the series saw the serialised strips published in Belgium's leading newspaper Le Soir
Le Soir
(The Evening) and spun into a successful Tintin magazine
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Lincoln (2012 Film)
Lincoln is a 2012 American epic historical drama film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
as United States President
President
Abraham Lincoln.[5] The film also features Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook and Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones
in supporting performances
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Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Hollywood/Vine Hollywood/HighlandWebsite Official website Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Historic-Cultural MonumentDesignated July 5, 1978Reference no. 194The Hollywood
Hollywood
Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600[1] five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood Boulevard
and three blocks of Vine Street
Vine Street
in Hollywood, California. The stars are permanent public monuments to achievement in the entertainment industry, bearing the names of a mix of actors, musicians, directors, producers, musical and theatrical groups, fictional characters, and others. The Walk of Fame is administered by the Hollywood
Hollywood
Chamber of Commerce and maintained by the self-financing Hollywood
Hollywood
Historic Trust
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Steenbeck
Steenbeck
Steenbeck
is a company that manufactures flatbed editors. Steenbeck
Steenbeck
is brand name that has become synonymous with a type of flatbed film editing suite which is usable with both 16 mm and 35 mm optical sound and magnetic sound film.[1] The Steenbeck
Steenbeck
company was founded in 1931 by Wilhelm Steenbeck in Hamburg, Germany
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Brad Mays
Brad Mays
Brad Mays
(born May 30, 1955) is an independent filmmaker and stage director, living and working in Los Angeles, California.Contents1 Background and education 2 Film work 3 Stage work 4 Other work 5 Selected filmography 6 References 7 External linksBackground and education[edit] During the early 1970s, Brad Mays
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World War II
Pacific WarChina Pacific Ocean South-East Asia South West Pacific Japan Manchuria & North Korea Mediterranean and Middle EastNorth Africa East Africa Mediterranean Sea Adriatic Malta Yugoslavia Iraq Syria–Lebanon Iran Italy Dodecanese Southern France Other campaignsAtlantic Arctic Strategic bombing Americas French West Africa Indian Ocean Madagascar Contemporaneous warsSoviet–Japanese border conflicts Franco-Thai War Ecuadorian–Peruvian War Ili Rebellion World War II Alphabetical indices A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0–9Navigation CampaignsCountriesEquipment TimelineOutlineLists PortalCategoryBibliography vte World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis
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Mack Sennett
Mack Sennett
Mack Sennett
(born Michael Sinnott; January 17, 1880 – November 5, 1960) was a Canadian-born American director and actor and was known as an innovator of slapstick comedy in film.[1] During his lifetime, he was known at times as the "King of Comedy"
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Munich (movie)
Munich
Munich
is a 2005 historical drama film produced and directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Tony Kushner
Tony Kushner
and Eric Roth. It is based on the book Vengeance, an account of about Operation Wrath of God, the Israeli government's secret retaliation against the Palestine Liberation Organization after the Munich massacre
Munich massacre
at the 1972 Summer Olympics. Munich
Munich
received five Academy Awards
Academy Awards
nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing and Best Score
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Mary Pickford
Gladys Louise Smith (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979), known professionally as Mary Pickford, was a Canadian-born film actress and producer. She was a co-founder of both the Pickford-Fairbanks Studio (along with Douglas Fairbanks) and, later, the United Artists
United Artists
film studio (with Fairbanks, Charlie Chaplin and D.W. Griffith), and one of the original 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who present the yearly "Oscar" award ceremony.[3] Pickford was known in her prime as "America's Sweetheart"[4][5][6] and the "girl with the curls".[6] She was one of the Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood and a significant figure in the development of film acting. Pickford was one of the earliest stars to be billed under her own name, and was one of the most popular actresses of the 1910s and 1920s, earning the nickname "Queen of the Movies". She is credited as having defined the ingénue archetype in cinema
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Buster Keaton
Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966)[1] was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer.[2] He was best known for his silent films, in which his trademark was physical comedy with a consistently stoic, deadpan expression, earning him the nickname "The Great Stone Face".[3][4] Critic Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert
wrote of Keaton's "extraordinary period from 1920 to 1929, [when] he worked without interruption on a series of films that make him, arguably, the greatest actor–director in the history of the movies".[4] His career declined afterward with a dispiriting loss of his artistic independence when he was hired by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
and he descended into alcoholism, ruining his family life
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Charles Chaplin
Sir
Sir
Charles Spencer Chaplin, KBE (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona "the Tramp" and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry.[1] His career spanned more than 75 years, from childhood in the Victorian era
Victorian era
until a year before his death in 1977, and encompassed both adulation and controversy. Chaplin's childhood in London
London
was one of poverty and hardship. As his father was absent and his mother struggled financially, he was sent to a workhouse twice before the age of nine. When he was 14, his mother was committed to a mental asylum. Chaplin began performing at an early age, touring music halls and later working as a stage actor and comedian
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