The American Movie Industry: The Business of Motion Pictures

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Index
A&P. See Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company
ABC. See American Broadcasting Company
ABC Pictures, 240
Academy Awards, 152, 250
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 126, 134, 211
A. C. Nielsen Company, 282
Actors Equity, 126, 211
Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The, 153
Advertising, xxii, 85, 101, 112, 196, 249, 351
Advertising Research Foundation, 266
Aesthetics: decline of film quality and audiences and, 262-64; film art and independent production, 328; film as a serious art form and, xvii, 223; governmental support and artistic integrity and, 369; homogenization of film product and, 199-200; interdependence of film art and business and, xvii; international appeal of U.S. film, xvii, 199-200, 348; mass appeal of U.S. film, 367-68; nationalistic art and European film industry, 368-71; myth of consumer sovereignty and, 351; protecting integrity of, 224; quality of film versus television and, 292-93; quality of U.S. films and, 199-200, reality versus fantasy and audience preferences for color film and, 156-58
AFL-CIO, 346
Aids to Italian Textile Industry, ( 1973), 356
AlP. See American International Pictures
Airport 1975, 330
Aitken, Harry S., 62
Alberini, Professor, 299
Alco Film Corporation, 62. See also Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer
Allen B. Dumont Laboratories, Inc., 193
Allen, Gene, 101
Allen, Irwin, 330
Allied Artists Pictures Corporation, 190, 193-94, 239, 241, 303, 336
Allied States Association of Motion Picture Exhibitors, 166, 179, 183, 209-13, 240
Americans, The, 300
American Arbitration Association, 212
American Bar Association, 208
American Broadcasting Company, 155-56, 300-307, 407 n.51
American Broadcasting--Paramount Theatres, Inc., 175
American Film Manufacturing Company, 55
American Graffiti, 331
American International Pictures, 89, 241, 314, 330
American Legion, 232-33
American Moving Picture Machine Company, 32
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 11, 25-28, 30, 32, 38, 40-41, 52, 71, 81-82, 94
American Telephone and Telegraph Company, 165. See also Western Electric
Amp-O-Vision, 298
Anaconda, 344-45
Anamorphic lenses, 297-300
Anastasia, 296
Anatomy of a Murder, 252
And God Created Woman, 250
ANICA (Italian trade association), 333, 348
Anticommunism, 177

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