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Rank, J. Arthur (1888–1972)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 39 words.

English industrialist and film magnate, chairman of many film companies. Rank promoted the British film industry at a time when

Laurel

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 53 words.

US comedy team who starred in more than 200 films. Stan Laurel (1890–1965), b. Britain, played the

Grant, Cary (1904–86)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 49 words.

b. Britain as Archibald Leach. A handsome and charming actor, he specialized in playing romantic leads. Grant's films include sophisticated

Clark

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 87 words.

Transferred use of the surname, which originated as an occupational name denoting a clerk (Latin clericus), in the Middle Ages a man in minor holy orders who earned his living by his...

The Climate of Ecocinema

Sophie Christman Lavin and E. Ann Kaplan.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 14824 words.

Ecocinema involves the human gaze looking at cinema through the lens of the environment, in a manner analogous to the way feminists provided the cinematic lens of gender in the 1970s....

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Television

Christopher H. Sterling.

in Communication

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 11506 words.

Television began with experimentation a century ago in many countries, though chiefly Britain and the United States. During the 1930s those experimental systems improved dramatically,...

Photojournalism

Loup Langton.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 12728 words.

Photography has been a practical reality for about 190 years, and, from its beginnings, journalism seemed like a natural application of the medium since most people believed that the...

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Defining “TV-Like” Content in a Multimedia Era

Marko Ala-Fossi.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 9080 words.

In the European Union, “television-like” is a legal concept, introduced in 2007 as a part of a political compromise over the scope of the new Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD)....

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