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Composograph

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  1. refers to a retouched photographic collage popularized by publisher and physical culture advocate Bernarr Macfadden in his New York Graphic in 1924

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  2. The Graphic was dubbed "The Pornographic" by critics of the time and has been called "one of the low points in the history of American journalism"

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  3. Exploitative and mendacious, in its short life (it closed operations in 1932) the Graphic defined "tabloid journalism and launched the careers of Ed Sullivan and Walter Winchell, who developed the modern gossip column there

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  4. Film director Sam Fuller worked for the Evening Graphic as a crime reporter

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  5. The Composograph of Alice Rhinelander

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  6. "Composographic" images were literally cut and pasted together using images of current celebrities and staged images created in Macfadden's in-house studio, often using newspaper staffers

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