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Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

In 1854, the English inventor Arthur James Melhuish (d. 1895) registered a patent for a roll‐holder for calotype paper. Although it remained impractical and little used, this patent...

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Rock ’n’ Roll Suicide Film

David E. James.

in Rock 'N' Film

February 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 10989 words.

By the early 1970s in the United Kingdom, the utopian hopes of biracial, Anglo‐American rock ’n’ roll were in disarray, and British studios of the glam rock era marketed narratives of rock...

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Chinese Rock ‘n’ Roll Film and Cui Jian on Screen

Ying Xiao.

in The Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics

September 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Music and Media. 7617 words.

This article appears in the Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics edited by John Richardson, Claudia Gorbman, and Carol Vernallis. During the 1980s and 1990s, China experienced an...

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roll-film

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

In 1854, the English inventor Arthur James Melhuish (d. 1895) registered a patent for a roll‐holder for calotype paper. Although it remained impractical and little used, this patent...

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roll‐film

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 182 words.

In 1854, the English inventor Arthur James Melhuish (d. 1895) registered a patent for a roll‐holder for

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Kodak camera

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

Revolutionary roll‐film Co. in June 1888. A simpler version of a design patented in 1886, it held a 100‐shot roll of Eastman's already successful paper‐backed American Film, wound on by ...

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Jailhouse Rock

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 51 words.

The title of a rock 'n' roll film and its title song, sung by Elvis Presley, the King,

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Girl Can't Help It, The

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 256 words.

Perhaps the finest film of the rock ‘n’ roll era, this 1956 outing has much to recommend it. In a

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Go, Johnny, Go!

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 220 words.

Disc jockey Alan Freed, who reputedly coined the phrase ‘rock ‘n’ roll’, took part in several 50s genre films,

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Disc Jockey Jamboree

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 139 words.

Considered the most anodyne film of the rock ‘n’ roll era, this 1957 feature starred Kay Medford and Robert Pastine

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Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus, The

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 259 words.

The 60s most enigmatic rock film, The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus, although completed, has never been screened.

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Colonna, Jerry (1904–1986)

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 214 words.

(1904–1986).

Film and television performer. A broad comic who rolled his eyes, bristled his bushy mustache, and

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Presley, Elvis (1935–1977)

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 304 words.

(1935–1977).

Film and television performer. A legendary rock and roll icon who remains as popular today, if

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Sands, Tommy (1937– )

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 197 words.

(1937– ).

Film and television performer. A popular rock-and-roll singer and guitarist, the teenage heartthrob was featured in

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Kodak camera

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 343 words.

revolutionary roll‐film Co. in June 1888. A simpler version of a design patented in 1886, it held a

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Big Beat, The

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 174 words.

One of several films made at the advent of rock ‘n’ roll, The Big Beat contained one of the genre’s

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Soundtrack - Dirty Dancing

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 115 words.

Modern day film soundtracks often reek of the director’s personal tastes from the rock ‘n’ roll era. The choice here

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Various - That'll Be The Day

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 113 words.

How was it that a film and compilation album released during one of rock ‘n’ roll’s serious lulls became so

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‘you press the button, we do the rest’

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 83 words.

celebrated advertising slogan devised by George Eastman in 1888 for his revolutionary roll‐film Kodak camera. The Kodak was loaded

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Diana

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 96 words.

plastic roll‐film camera made by the Great Wall Plastic Co. of Kowloon, Hong Kong, between the early 1960s and the

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autographic camera

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 105 words.

In 1913–14 the American Henry J. Gaisman patented inventions that allowed text to be inscribed on roll‐film while in the

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