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In 1916, Pickford signed a new contract with Zukor that granted her full authority over production of the films in which she starred, and a record-breaking salary of $ 500 a week.
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1916 and Pickford
" Pickford first demanded ( and received ) these powers in 1916, when she was under contract to Adolph Zukor's Famous Players In Famous Plays ( later Paramount ).
Actresses such as Mary Pickford in all her films, Eleonora Duse in the Italian film Cenere ( 1916 ), Janet Gaynor in Sunrise, Priscilla Dean in Outside the Law and White Tiger, and Lillian Gish and Greta Garbo in most of their performances made restraint and easy naturalism in acting a virtue.
In 1916, Pickford met actor Douglas Fairbanks, Pickford filed for a divorce from Moore, and Pickford and Fairbanks married in 1920.
Joe Rock began his career as a stunt double for Mary Pickford, A short-lived career with Vitagraph Studios as a comedian teamed with Earl Montgomery in countless comedy shorts as Hash and Havoc ( 1916 ), Stowaways and Strategy ( 1917 ), Farms and Fumbles ( 1918 ), Harems and Hookum ( 1919 ), Zip and Zest ( 1919 ), Vamps and Variety ( 1919 ), Rubes and Robbers ( 1919 ), Cave and Coquettes ( 1919 ), Throbs and Thrills ( 1920 ), Loafers and Lovers ( 1920 ), Sauce and Senoritas ( 1920 ) and many more.
1916 and signed
The 1916 Manifesto of Futuristic Cinematography was signed by Filippo Marinetti, Armando Ginna, Bruno Corra, Giacomo Balla and others.
Lyster signed US patents in 1916 and 1921, securing the international rights to these developments for a UK based company, Minerals Separation, Limited.
* 1916 – The National Defense Act is signed into law, increasing the size of the United States National Guard by 450, 000 men.
Lane invited Mather to come to Washington, DC to work with him to draft and see passage of the National Park Service Organic Act, which the 64th United States Congress enacted and which President Woodrow Wilson signed into law on August 25, 1916.
The Ottomans officially renounced sovereignty over Qatar in 1913, and in 1916 the new ruler, Jassim bin Mohammed's son, Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani, signed a treaty with Britain bringing the peninsula into the trucial system.
A government proposal to this effect was signed on April 7, 1906, by education minister Fridtjuv Berg ( 1851 – 1916 ), and put before the parliament of 1907.
The Treaty of the Danish West Indies was signed in August 1916, with a Danish referendum held in December 1916 to confirm the decision.
Two amendments were made to the Farm Loan Act of 1916 which had been signed into law by President Wilson, and which expanded the maximum size of rural farm loans.
The composer's name was given as ' Gustav von Holst ' — by the time he wrote " Mercury " in 1916 he had dropped the ' von ', for he signed the score of that movement separately as ' Gustav Holst '.
Tatiana attended Rasputin's funeral on 21 December 1916, and Rasputin was buried with an icon signed on its reverse side by Tatiana, her mother and sisters.
On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill that mandated the agency " to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.
In the Red Sox signed Duffy Lewis, who became the left fielder, and, with Speaker and Harry Hooper would form Boston ’ s “ Million-Dollar Outfield ”, one of the finest outfield trios in baseball history, playing together until Speaker was traded to the Cleveland Indians in 1916.
M. Pichon said that this had never been contested, but how could France be bound by an agreement the very existence of which was unknown to her at the time when the 1916 agreement was signed?
The legislation passed the House of Representatives on July 1, 1916, passed the Senate on August 5, and was signed by President Woodrow Wilson on August 25, 1916.
Also in 1916, Galli-Curci signed a recording contract with the Victor Talking Machine Company and recorded exclusively for the company until 1930.
In 1916, Britain and France signed the Sykes-Picot Agreement, which divided the colonies of the Ottoman Empire between them.
In 1916, Schulz Solari first signed his work “ Xul Solar ,” ostensibly for the purposes to simplify the phonetics of his name, but an examination of the adopted name reveals that the first name is the reverse of “ lux ,” which references the measurement of luminous intensity.
" President Woodrow Wilson signed the legislation creating the monument in 1916, and infrastructure, including a lodge, was built during the 1920s and 1930s.
This view was brushed aside by Whitehall, and he signed a Military Convention with Romania on 13 August 1916.
1916 and new
His assignment was not a new one because Baker had sent him to the Mexican border in 1916 to investigate lurid newspaper stories about lack of discipline, drunkenness, and venereal disease in American military camps.
Scheler's work Formalism in Ethics and Nonformal Ethics of Value appeared in the new journal ( 1913 & 1916 ) and drew acclaim.
Stung by the criticism of his film, Griffith made a new film he had just finished, The Mother and the Law, into one of the strands of an even bigger film with an even bigger theme, Intolerance ( 1916 ).
The Tsar dissolved the parliament and ordered new parliamentary elections almost annually between 1908 – 1916.
MIT reinforced its independence in 1916 when it moved to its new campus on a mile-long tract on the Cambridge side of the Charles River, almost entirely on landfill.
The northern provinces had remained loyal to the Emperor, and hoping to avoid a civil war, Sun Yat-Sen – already proclaimed " provisional president " by his supporters – had come to a compromise with the Emperor's key ally Yuan Shikai ( 1859 – 1916 ); the monarchy would be abolished, and Late Imperial China would be converted into a new Republic of China, but it would be the royalist Yuan and not the revolutionary Sun who would become its first President.
Neon ( Greek ( neon ) meaning " new one ") was discovered in 1898 by the British chemists Sir William Ramsay ( 1852 – 1916 ) and Morris W. Travers ( 1872 – 1961 ) in London.
It was developed in 1916 in Germany, as one of several new semi-synthetic opioids in an attempt to improve on the existing opioids: morphine, diacetylmorphine ( heroin ), and codeine.
Beginning in 1916, the Pickelhaube was slowly replaced by a new German steel helmet ( the Stahlhelm ) intended to offer greater head protection from shell fragments.
Two years later, under the pressure of Allies ( especially France desperate to open a new front ), on August 14 / 27 1916 it joined the Allies, for which they were promised support for the accomplishment of national unity, Romania declared war on Austria-Hungary.
The Fed disbanded after that year, and when the team returned from Cleveland to Toledo in 1916, they had acquired a new nickname, the " Iron Men ".
In August 1916, upon the start of the Romanian campaign, Romanian troops crossed the Carpathian Mountains, marching into the Austro-Hungarian-ruled region of Transylvania, but their effort was halted when the Central Powers opened new fronts.
Other topics include modifying the country's boundaries ( 1871, 1949 ), transfer payments ( 1907 ), temporary changes due to two world wars ( 1916, 1943 ), federal-provincial powers ( 1930, 1964 ), power over changes in the constitution ( No. 2 ), the creation of new social programs ( 1951, 1964 ), and mandatory retirement ages in the Canadian government ( 1960, 1965 )
In 1916, pro-Venizelist Greek army officers and civilians, with the support of the Allies, launched the Movement of National Defence, creating a pro-Allied temporary government by the name of the " State of Thessaloniki " that controlled " new lands " ( lands that were gained by Greece in the Balkan Wars, most of Northern Greece including Greek Macedonia, the North Aegean as well as the island of Crete ); the official government of the King in Athens, the " State of Athens ", controlled the " old lands " which were traditionally monarchist.
This model from the new Dodge Brothers company won some renown for its durability because of its use in the Pershing expedition and the 1916 Patton fight.
Initially attracted to London by the " strange new subject called psychoanalysis ", he met and was impressed by Wilfred Trotter, an outstanding brain surgeon who had also written the famous Instincts of the Herd in Peace and War in 1916, based on the horrors of the First World War.
Also, in trying to explain the huge percentage drop, there was a new recalculation performed on the index in September 1916.
The Blackburn Aeroplane & Motor Company was created in 1914, established in a new factory built at Brough, East Riding of Yorkshire in 1916, where Robert's brother Norman Blackburn was later Managing Director.
Hill was intimately involved in the planning and construction ( 1914 – 1916 ) of a new company headquarters in St. Paul ( to be known as the Great Northern Office Building ), which was to house the corporate staffs of the Great Northern, the Northern Pacific and Hill's banking enterprises.
Woodward did not present the new finds to the Society until five months after Dawson's death in August 1916 and deliberately implied that he knew where they had been found.
In the concluding tale, Lazarus, in a quest to experience something " new ", attempts to travel backward in time to 1919 in order to experience it as an adult ; but an error in calculation places Lazarus in 1916 on the eve of America's involvement in World War I.
The new technology enabled Japan's cultured pearl industry to quickly expand after 1916 ; by 1935 there were 350 pearl farms in Japan producing 10 million cultured pearls annually.