United States Cinematography in the 1940’s

United States Cinematography in the 1940's

It is customary to remember that in the 1940s the European influence on Hollywood cinema found a particularly evident result in the nascent noir genre, a type of detective that left great space for the dark atmosphere of the places and that insisted on the detective’s individuality and his way of relating to other characters rather than celebrating the logic of the investigation. In fact, the construction of nocturnal chiaroscuro in these…

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United States Hunting, Fishing and Forestry

United States Hunting

The hunt, which was for so long a resource, not only for the natives, who lived exclusively of bison meat, but also for the European settlers, has lost its importance due to the almost total destruction of the game. The fishing is still widely practiced, both in rivers and lakes, and along the seashores. It is particularly active in the coastal seas of New England, where the main fishing ports are Boston, Glocester…

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United States Sources of Energy

United States Sources of Energy

In relation to the new impetus assumed, as we shall shortly see, by many branches of industrial activities, the USA is improving and enhancing the use of energy sources. In the coal sector, there is no discovery of new deposits, on the contrary there is a tendency to limit the exploitation of existing ones. In 1959, production was around 380 million tonnes, which keeps the USA in a leading position…

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The 10 largest sandy deserts in the world

the Rub al-Chali

The sandy desert conveys to the viewer the typical image of a desert, which consists of sand and sand dunes and in which, of course, the sun shines relentlessly from a cloudless sky. Only about 20% of all deserts on earth consist of fine quartz sand, which has shaped our image of a desert in so many films and documentaries. Here are the ten largest sandy deserts in the world…

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United States 2003

United States Border Map

Yearbook 2003 USA. At the beginning of the year, the United States continued to seek to join the United Nations and its NATO allies in the plans for military intervention against Iraq. But in his annual speech to the nation in January, President George W. Bush made it clear that he did not necessarily intend to await “other people’s decisions” on the issue. In February, an attempt was made to…

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