Film History 101 (Part 7): A Near Death on the Nile

As part of our journey though Film History 101, we've now reached the 1960s. Major changes were afoot.  Not the least of which was seeing the entire industry rocked to its core by one film which clearly demonstrated that the studios no longer had complete control over their projects as they did during the previous … Continue reading Film History 101 (Part 7): A Near Death on the Nile

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Film History 101 (Part 6): Changing of the Guard

It was the 1950s.  And in addition to the technological changes discussed in the previous post, the advent of television was forcing management at the major movie studios to rethink their positions. Most studio executives realized that the public wasn't going to be happy with the same types of movies they'd been dishing out throughout … Continue reading Film History 101 (Part 6): Changing of the Guard