Tailspin Tommy was the first serial to be based on a comic strip. From 1936 to 1945, Universal almost made more serial adaptations of comic strips than both of their rivals, Columbia and Republic, combined. Jimmy Allen was a rival radio serial character to the Tailspin Tommy newspaper strip. He featured in the film Sky Parade. Grant Withers played the sidekick in this film as well as both Tailspin Tommy serials.
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... Kaman was awarded a contract for four prototype and 12 production HU2K-1 helicopters in late 1957 ... With no follow-on orders, Kaman ended production in the late 1960s after delivering 184 SH-2s to the US Navy although production would be later ... significant factor in the reopening of the production line was that the Navy's Sikorsky SH-60 Sea Hawk, which was newer and more capable in anti-submarine operations, was too large ...
... The relationship between design and production is one of planning and executing ... In contrast, production involves a routine or pre-planned process ... also be a mere plan that does not include a production or engineering process, although a working knowledge of such processes is usually expected of designers ...
... Therefore, measuring the total expenditure of money used to buy things is a way of measuring production ... Note that if you knit yourself a sweater, it is production but does not get counted as GDP because it is never sold ... major activities such as child-rearing (generally unpaid) as production, GDP ceases to be an accurate indicator of production ...
Famous quotes containing the word production:
“The repossession by women of our bodies will bring far more essential change to human society than the seizing of the means of production by workers.”
—Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)
“The society based on production is only productive, not creative.”
—Albert Camus (19131960)
“The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.”
—Karl Marx (18181883)