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The Film Industry in Twentieth Century Britain: Consumption Patterns, Government Regulation, and Firm Strategy

Peter Miskell.

in Business in Britain in the Twentieth Century

August 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History. 12314 words.

Does the history of the British film industry constitute a story of decline, or of renaissance? It is certainly possible to cast it as a tale of decline. By focussing on the operation of...

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“Selling America to the World”? The Rise and Fall of an International Film Distributor in its Largest Foreign Market: United Artists in Britain, 1927–1947

Peter Miskell.

in Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History

December 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business History. 14115 words.

Few industries are as widely associated with the spread of American values, ideas, and products as the film industry. U.S. firms certainly dominated the global market for feature films, but...

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The British Working-Class in the Twentieth Century: Film, Literature and Television

Jon Lawrence.

in Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History

December 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business History. 919 words.

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Wootton, Adrian

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 267 words.

OBE 2017

Born 18 May 1962; s of late Ronald Oliver Wootton and of Unity Wootton; m 1986, Karen...

Carver, Margaret Adela Miriam

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 184 words.

Born Sutton-upon-Hull 10 July 1964; d of Dr Ivan Hall and Elisabeth Hall; m 1992, William Carver; two d

Managing...

Stars and Stories: How Films Became Branded Products

Gerben Bakker.

in Enterprise & Society: The International Journal of Business History

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business History. 0 words.

Between 1890 and 1940, motion pictures changed from technological novelties into heavily branded consumer products. The high sunk costs and short “shelf‐life” of movies led film producers...

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Roberts, Benjamin Andrew

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance; Media Studies; Performing Arts. 79 words.

Born Coventry 1 April 1975; s of James and Jennifer Roberts; civil partnership 2012, Chris Morriss

Director, Lottery Film Fund, British...

Some notable British and American advertising slogans

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing.

Slogans promoting products and services

Access takes the waiting out of wanting

Access credit card, UK,null...

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Jay Chiat

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing.

(1931–2002)

Founder of Chiat/Day Agency, New York. Jay Chiat created an innovative style of advertising fused with popular culture that revolutionized the industry in the 1970s and...

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Iconic brands of the 20th and 21st centuries

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing.

The 20th century witnessed the phenomenon of brand building on a global scale. Although multiple elements of marketing were used to build and develop brands, the major instrument of the...

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Sawyer, George Alexander

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance; Architecture; Art. 190 words.

CBE 1920; MRI, etc.

m 1907, Doris Hunter (C St J); three s two d; died 19 Feb. 1944

Knight of Grace of St John, Knight of the Crown of Belgium, etc. Late...

Sims, Monica Louie

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance; Education; Media Studies; Performing Arts. 114 words.

OBE 1971; MA, LRAM, LGSM

d of late Albert Charles Sims and Eva Elizabeth Preen, both of Gloucester; died 20 Nov....

Rupert Murdoch

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1931– )

US publisher and media entrepreneur, born in Australia; founder and head of the News International Communications empire.

Murdoch was born in Melbourne, the son...

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Dawn of the digits: the BFI and the information society

R Paterson.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

November 1997; p ublished online November 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 0 words.

The British Film Institute (BFI), which maintains the national collections of film and television, is developing plans to make this material accessible for educational use by deploying...

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Winner, (Robert) Michael (1935–2013), film-maker and food critic

Andrew H. Spicer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Film; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1561 words.

Winner, (Robert) Michael (1935–2013), film-maker and food critic, was born on 30 October 1935 at 40 Belsize Grove, Hampstead, London, the only child of George Joseph Winner (1907–1972),...