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In the documentary "The Greatest Movie Ever Sold" (a film specifically about the topic of product placement), director Morgan Spurlock notes that one of the first recognized product placements was in the 1919 Roscoe Arbuckle comedy The Garage, in which a Red Crown Gasoline logo was displayed on screen. I expect watching the documentary would more than ...


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Wikipedia has a list of examples. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Product_placement#Product_placement_in_movies And over on Sociological Images there's a video that has a nice summary. http://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2011/03/22/a-history-of-product-placement/


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According to Wikipedia, product placement is almost as old as film, showing up even in the 1927 silent film Wings and Fritz Lang's 1932 film M. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Product_placement#Early_examples


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"Common, Walsh, there's fifty more house to tear down after yours!" emphasis Troy's. The Walsh'es and their neighbors face foreclosure (for some legally questionable reason) on their homes from the expanding Astoria Country Club. Presumably the Walsh family lives between the country club and everyone else. However, it seems unreasonable that the 50 ...


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This is only a guess, but it makes sense to me: The person who made the map was a native English speaker. He made the puzzle in English. He then translated it into Spanish either because he was told to or just to make it harder for other people to read. Either way, he didn't care about making the rhyme work in Spanish, only in English.


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First of all, though I'm sure it's not the answer you'd be most pleased to hear, but it's The Goonies. This movie is primarily intended as a light-hearted entertaining adventure. The fact that the words magically rhyme in English is just a minor logical flaw sacrificed for the movie's atmosphere, since the movie is originally done and supposed to make sense ...



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