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“The Wizard Of Oz” Opens In U S. Theaters

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The quality of the small footage was limited and the figures had been principally seen as silhouettes, in some circumstances furthered by retouching of the images to do away with photographic irregularities. From 1879 to 1893 Muybridge gave lectures by which he projected silhouettes of his footage with a device he eventually known as the Zoopraxiscope.

However, mainstream American cinema efforts at advertising films for a LGBT viewers did not begin until the Nineteen Seventies. The code was relaxed somewhat after 1961, and the subsequent year William Wyler remade a more trustworthy adaptation of The Children’s Hour with Audrey Hepburn and Shirley MacLaine. After MacLaine’s character admits her love for Hepburn’s, she hangs herself; this set a precedent for depressing endings in films addressing homosexuality. Advise & Consent depicted a married senator who’s being blackmailed over a wartime gay affair, and was the primary mainstream American movie to show a … Read More

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