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  • One of many collaborative efforts between director Josef von Sternberg and star Marlene Dietrich, Blonde Venus is depression-era film exemplifying the melodramatic conceit of the “fallen woman” who must suffer for her indignity.

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  • A 1969 production of ABC's Palomar Pictures, of which I was Production V.P., you may recall that precedent-setting picture was a depression-era story of a dance marathon starring Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin (who died in Canada this month at the age of 70), Suzannah York (who also died last month), Gig Young, and my close buddy Red Buttons.

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  • A word about the film, They Shoot Horses, Don't They? based upon a depression-era novel by Horace McCoy.

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  • The other tells you they run all their decisions through the character lessons they learned from their depression-era grandfather.

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  • BRIEF SYNOPSIS: The adventures of a young man named Clark Kent through depression-era America, as he learns not only how to handle the world, but his own amazing powers.

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  • Taking command of his career, Beatty assigned himself the duties of star and producer for Bonnie and Clyde (1967), the story of depression-era bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.

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  • But on the occasion of Film Forum's "Essential Pre-Code," a 50-film survey, beginning Friday, of depression-era Hollywood's racy talking pictures, it is worth remembering that during this period the Empire State was the film-censorship capital of the nation.

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  • A depression-era picture, Zanuck told the Hollywood Reporter in 1932, needed "the punch and smash" of "a headline on the front page of any successful metropolitan daily" to lure impoverished jazz-age audiences into seats.

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  • Remarkably, their letter, from a batch of grass-roots organizations, used the same talking points as inside-Washington players like the National Cable and Telecommunications Association and Americans for Tax Reform, when referring, for example to the "depression-era" Communications Act. So what we had here were some "grassroots" groups using industry talking points to kill a bill that the telecom industry now wanted - or at least said it could support.

    Art Brodsky: A Clear Message Emerges From The Hill's Net Neutrality Mess: 'The FCC Must Act'

  • Remarkably, their letter, from a batch of grass-roots organizations, used the same talking points as inside-Washington players like the National Cable and Telecommunications Association and Americans for Tax Reform, when referring, for example to the "depression-era" Communications Act. So what we had here were some "grassroots" groups using industry talking points to kill a bill that the telecom industry now wanted -- or at least said it could support.

    Art Brodsky: A Clear Message Emerges From the Hill's Net Neutrality Mess: 'The FCC Must Act'

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