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In the 1950s, the endogenous production of psychoactive agents was considered to be a potential explanation for the hallucinatory symptoms of some psychiatric diseases as the transmethylation hypothesis ( see also adrenochrome ), though this hypothesis does not account for the natural presence of endogenous DMT in otherwise normal humans, rats and other laboratory animals.
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1950s and production
His production company, Hecht-Hill-Lancaster, was the most successful and innovative star-driven independent production company in Hollywood of the 1950s, making movies such as Marty ( 1955 ), Trapeze ( 1956 ), and Sweet Smell of Success ( 1957 ).
( Hecht and Lancaster later formed several production companies in the 1950s to give Lancaster greater creative control.
During the 1950s, Kaye visited Australia, where he played " Buttons " in a production of Cinderella in Sydney.
As a consequence of this, numerous German production and distribution companies went out of business in the 1950s and 1960s and cinemas across the Federal Republic closed their doors ; the number of screens in West Germany almost halved between the beginning and the end of the decade.
Hayek was defended by Professor Antony Flew who stated that the German Social Democrats, unlike the British Labour Party, had, since the late 1950s, abandoned public ownership of the means of production, distribution and exchange and had instead embraced the social market economy.
During the late 1940s and into the 1950s, a production unit at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer headed by Arthur Freed made the transition from old-fashioned musical films, whose formula had become repetitive, to something new.
Although developmental debates took place within the Workers ' Party of Korea in the 1950s, North Korea, like all the postwar communist states, undertook massive state investment in heavy industry, state infrastructure and military strength, neglecting the production of consumer goods.
Chemist John C. Sheehan at MIT completed the first total synthesis of penicillin and some of its analogs in the early 1950s, but his methods were not efficient for mass production.
The drinking of Porter, with its strength slot now occupied by single stout, steadily declined, and production ceased in the early 1950s.
Although tiltrotors such as the Focke-Achgelis Fa 269 of the mid-1940s and the Centro Técnico Aeroespacial " Convertiplano " of the 1950s reached testing or mock-up stages, the V-22 Osprey is considered the world's first production tiltrotor aircraft.
The late 1950s and 1960s also brought some more thoughtful big war films like Andrei Tarkovsky's Ivan's Childhood ( 1962 ), David Lean's Bridge on the River Kwai ( 1957 ), and Lawrence of Arabia ( 1962 ) as well as a fashion for all-star epics based on battles which were often quasi-documentary in style and filmed in Europe where extras and production costs were cheaper.
The state-mandated pricing system, in place since the 1950s, had long kept prices stable at low levels that reduced incentives to increase production.
Such systems were originated by Carter Carburetor in the 1950s for the primary two venturis of their four barrel carburetors, and step-up rods were widely used on most 1 -, 2 -, and 4-barrel Carter carburetors through the end of production in the 1980s.
A brief resurgence of production beginning in the early 1970s yielded the Mutual Broadcasting System's The Zero Hour ( hosted by Rod Serling ), National Public Radio's Earplay, and veteran Himan Brown's CBS Radio Mystery Theater and General Mills Radio Adventure Theater, later followed by the Sears / Mutual Radio Theater, The National Radio Theater of Chicago, NPR Playhouse, a newly produced episode of the former 1950s series X Minus One, and works by a new generation of dramatists, notably Yuri Rasovsky, Thomas Lopez of ZBS and the dramatic sketches heard on humorist Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion.
In the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, the FHA helped to spark the production of millions of units of privately-owned apartments for elderly, handicapped and lower income Americans.
The company played a major role in the early development of oil production in Kuwait, and through the 1950s and ' 60s apparently enjoyed a " special relationship " with the Kuwaiti government.
He went freelance with his own production company, Tsuburaya Visual Effects Research ( working on films for other studios ), until he returned to Toho in the early 1950s.
1928During the 1940s and 1950s, fountain pens retained their dominance: early ballpoint pens were expensive, were prone to leaks and had irregular inkflow, while the fountain pen continued to benefit from the combination of mass production and craftsmanship.
He was part of the original Stratford Festival company in the 1950s, acting alongside Alec Guinness, and appeared in the first production of Thornton Wilder's The Matchmaker at the Edinburgh Festival.
Directed by Richard Monette, and directed for television by Norman Campbell, the production was set in the 1950s with sets and costumes designed to recall the TV show Happy Days.
The director these days is responsible for the actual production of a play, as opposed to earlier days when it was the producer who, at least in Britain until the 1950s, had this task.
1950s and agents
In the 1940s and early 1950s there were several films made about the exploits of Allied agents in occupied Europe, which could probably be considered as a sub-genre.
Prior to the 1950s, the various stages of the recording and marketing process had been carried out by different professionals within the industry – A & R managers found potential new artists and signed them to their labels ; professional songwriters created new material ; publishing agents sold these songs to the A & R people ; staff engineers carried out the task of making the recordings in company-owned studios.
Many experiments that tested various biological agents on human subjects, referred to as Operation Whitecoat, were carried out at Fort Detrick, Maryland, in the 1950s.
The following June Red Channels, a pamphlet edited by former F. B. I agents which became the basis for entertainment industry blacklist of the 1950s, listed Lomax as an artist or broadcast journalist sympathetic to Communism ( others listed included Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein Yip Harburg, Lena Horne, Langston Hughes, Burl Ives, Dorothy Parker, Pete Seeger, and Josh White ).
The rules were passed to the 1950s generation of MCA talent agents including a. Jerold Perenchio who'd later own and head a number of businesses including the 1992 to 2007 version of Univision.
Themes of brainwashing, conditioning, memory-erasing, and other mind control methods as weapons of war feature in much science fiction of the late 1950s and 1960s, parallelling the contemporary panic about communist brainwashing, existence of sleeper agents, and the real-world attempts of governments in programs such as MK-ULTRA to make such things real.
The revelations of Soviet MVD spy rings inside the U. S. government, the 1945 revelations of Daily Worker managing editor Louis Budenz, a self-admitted recruiter of agents for the Soviet NKVD ( forerunner of the MVD and KGB ), combined with the resultant intense anti-communism of the 1950s ( labeled McCarthyism ) caused a large drop in the paper's circulation.
Halothane, an agent introduced in the 1950s, has been almost completely replaced in modern anesthesia practice by newer agents because of its shortcomings.
The use of psychedelic agents in Western therapy began in the 1950s, after the widespread distribution of LSD to researchers by its manufacturer, Sandoz Laboratories.
The photos of Evdokia being rough-handled by KGB agents at Sydney Airport and her agonised last-moment decision to defect with her husband, made while being bundled onto the plane at Darwin Airport that was due to take her back to the Soviet Union, have become iconic Australian images of the 1950s.
First synthesized during World War II as part of Germany's chemical weapons research on organophosphate compounds after their military potential was discovered, cyclosarin was also studied later in the United States and Great Britain in the early 1950s as part of a systematic study of potential nerve agents.
Amphetamine was also used legally as an aid to slimming and also as a thymoleptic before being phased out by the appearance of newer agents in the 1950s.
In the early 1950s, Johnny is kidnapped again by agents from Badhnesia, with the intention of executing their original world conquest plan.
The Red Scare during the 1950s and the Congressional hearings chaired by Senator Joseph McCarthy helped to sustain a national mood of concern about communist agents and a fear such agents may injure the U. S. government through espionage or outright violence.
In the 1950s and 1960s, it was impossible to find galleries interested in selling artworks by a group of unknown, self-taught African Americans, so they sold their art directly to the public rather than through galleries and art agents.
However, after the studio system's collapse in the 1950s, actors and their agents fought for billing on a film-by-film basis.
RAFTER was a code name for the MI5 radio receiver detection technique, mostly used against clandestine Soviet agents and monitoring of domestic radio transmissions by foreign embassy personnel from the 1950s on.
The Romantic Road () is the term for a theme route coined by travel agents in the 1950s to describe the of highway in southern Germany ( in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg ), between Würzburg and Füssen.