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The Film Mystery

By: Arthur Benjamin Reeve

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE FILM MYSTERY Author: ARTHUR B. REEVE Language: English Subject: Fiction,... ...... ...............................................................108 XXVII. THE FILM FIRE.................................................................. ...n death. I recalled the cyanides. I thought of curare, or woorali, the South American arrow poison with which Kennedy once had dealt. Had Stella recei... ...floor. Then the spotlight rolls, revealing the body of an elderly man of the American millionaire type, lying crumpled against the table. Finally it r... ...ut the room and down on the floor, seeing for the first time the body of the American millionaire. SCENE 12 LOCATION. Exterior Remsen house. Night tin... ...se almost as much disturbance as the temperamental notions of the actors and actresses. Sometimes it is a question which may become the most ridiculou... ...lifted bodily and carried away. Roofs flew off, walls crashed in, actors and actresses were knocked flat as some few of them failed to gain their cycl... .... Presumably they had gone to their dressing rooms. All the other actors and actresses were waiting, ill at ease, wondering at the outcome of the trag...

...Table of Contents: The Film Mystery, 1 -- Arthur B. Reeve, 1 -- I. A CAMERA CRIME, 1 -- II. THE TINY SCRATCH, 5 -- III. TANGLED MOTIVES, 9 -- IV. THE FATAL SCRIPT, 12 -- V. AN EMOTIONAL MAZE, 17 -- VI. THE FIRST CLUE, 23 -- VII. ENID FAYE, 28 -- VI...

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List of American film actresses

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... This is an alphabetical list of notable American film actresses. It contains both actresses born Amer... ... This is an alphabetical list of notable American film actresses. It contains both actresses born American and ... ... This is an alphabetical list of notable American film actresses. It contains both actresses born American and those... ...American film actresses. It contains both actresses born American and those who acquired American nationality later. A certain num... ...n number of actors of this list are also well-known because of their roles in television films and series, and are therefore included in both this lis... ...elevision films and series, and are therefore included in both this list and the list of American television actresses. ... ...series, and are therefore included in both this list and the list of American television actresses. Key to entries: ... ... External links Most popular American actresses on WorldHeritage, with user comments on traffic jum... ... Categories Dynamic lists American film actresses Lists of film actors ...

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The Film Mystery

By: Arthur Benjamin Reeve

...HE FILM MYSTERY by ARTHUR B. REEVE The Film Mystery Arthur B. Reeve Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World Wid... ...LE MENACE • XXV. ITCHING SALVE • XXVI. A CIGARETTE CASE • XXVII. THE FILM FIRE • XXVIII. THE PHOSPHORUS BOMB • XXIX. MICROSCOPIC EVIDENCE •... ...nying Kennedy on this particular case. It was not that the tragic end of a film star whose work I had learned to love was not horrible to me, but rath... ...death. I recalled the cyanides. I thought of curare, or woorali, the South American arrow poison with which Kennedy once had dealt. Had Stella receive... ...oor. Then the spotlight rolls, revealing the body of an elderly man of the American millionaire type, lying crumpled against the table. Finally it rol... ... the room and down on the floor, seeing for the first time the body of the American millionaire. SCENE 12 LOCATION.—Exterior Remsen house. Night tin... ... almost as much disturbance as the temperamental notions of the actors and actresses. Sometimes it is a question which may become the most ridiculous.... ...fted bodily and carried away. Roofs flew off, walls crashed in, actors and actresses were knocked flat as some few of them failed to gain their cyclon... ...Presumably they had gone to their dressing rooms. All the other actors and actresses were waiting, ill at ease, wondering at the outcome of the traged...

...ERLE SHIRLEY OVERACTS · XXII. THE STEM · XXIII. BOTULIN TOXIN · XXIV. THE INVISIBLE MENACE · XXV. ITCHING SALVE · XXVI. A CIGARETTE CASE · XXVII. THE FILM FIRE · XXVIII. THE PHOSPHORUS BOMB · XXIX. MICROSCOPIC EVIDENCE · XXX. THE BALLROOM SCENE · XXXI. PHYSOSTIGMIN · XXXII. CAMERA EVIDENCE...

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List of American television actresses

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... This is an alphabetical list of notable American television actresses. A certain ... ... This is an alphabetical list of notable American television actresses. A certain number of actors of ... ...r roles in motion pictures, and are therefore included in both this list and the list of American film actresses. ... ...n motion pictures, and are therefore included in both this list and the list of American film actresses. ... ...ion pictures, and are therefore included in both this list and the list of American film actresses. ... ... See also Lists of actors Lists of Americans ... ... Incomplete television lists American television actresses Lists of actors by nationalit...

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The Film Mystery

By: Arthur B. Reeve

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE FILM MYSTERY Author: ARTHUR B. REEVE Language: English Subject: Fiction, L... ...... ...Book #5270] [Posted: June 23, 2002] THE FILM MYSTERY Produced by Charles Franks and the Online Distribute... ...eath. I recalled the cyanides. I thought of curare, or woorali, the South American arrow poison with which Kennedy once had dealt. Had Stella receiv... ...r. Then the spotlight rolls, revealing the body of an elderly man of the American millionaire type, lying crumpled against the table. Finally it ro... ...he room and down on the floor, seeing for the first time the body of the American millionaire. SCENE 12 LOCATION.--Exterior Remsen house. Nigh... ...almost as much disturbance as the temperamental notions of the actors and actresses. Sometimes it is a question which may become the most ridiculous... ...ted bodily and carried away. Roofs flew off, walls crashed in, actors and actresses were knocked flat as some few of them failed to gain their cyclo... ...resumably they had gone to their dressing rooms. All the other actors and actresses were waiting, ill at ease, wondering at the outcome of the trage...

...SCENE XXI. MERLE SHIRLEY OVERACTS XXII. THE STEM XXIII. BOTULIN TOXIN XXIV. THE INVISIBLE MENACE XXV. ITCHING SALVE XXVI. A CIGARETTE CASE XXVII. THE FILM FIRE XXVIII. THE PHOSPHORUS BOMB XXIX. MICROSCOPIC EVIDENCE XXX. THE BALLROOM SCENE XXXI. PHYSOSTIGMIN XXXII. CAMERA EVIDENCE...

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Lists of actors

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... List of Albanian actors List of American film actors List of American film a... ... List of Albanian actors List of American film actors List of American film actresses ... ... American film actors List of American film actresses List of American television actors... ... List of American film actresses List of American television actors List of American ... ...levision actors List of American television actresses List of Afghan actors ... ... List of Assyrian actors List of Australian film actors List of Australian film actresse... ...tralian film actors List of Australian film actresses List of Australian television acto... ...alian television actresses List of Austrian film actors List of Azerbaijani actors ... ... Ethnicity List of African-American actors List of African-American por...

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Daisy Miller

By: Henry James

...ng visions of historic pomp and circumstance, raise in the minds of most Americans the picture of cocky little cities, rich only in trolley-cars ... ... of which to-day quickens the pulse and moistens the eyes of millions of Americans with the same thrill that the dear old flag arouses when we cat... ...am" brands. To the greater part of the troops, ignorant (as are most Americans to-day) of the real origin of this pseudonym, "Uncle Sam's" bee... ...d its foliage that "Gaul," "Provence," and "France," personated by three actresses of the "Francais," advanced to salute Apollo, seated on his rus... ... twenty-four hours in a new surrounding, - the mind, like a photographic film, quickly losing its sensibility. This fleeting receptiveness mak...

...villages that to-day names like Utica, Syracuse, and Ithaca, instead of evoking visions of historic pomp and circumstance, raise in the minds of most Americans the picture of cocky little cities, rich only in trolley-cars and Methodist meeting-houses....

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List of Italian actresses

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The Ways of Men

By: Eliot Gregory

... visions of historic pomp and circumstance, raise in the minds of most Americans the picture of cocky little cities, rich only in trolley-cars... ...f which to-day quickens the pulse and moistens the eyes of millions of Americans with the same thrill that the dear old flag arouses when we c... ...rands. To the greater part of the troops, ignorant (as are most Americans to-day) of the real origin of this pseudonym, "Uncle Sam’s" b... ...its foliage that "Gaul," "Provence," and "France," personated by three actresses of the "Francais," advanced to salute Apollo, seated on his r... ...wenty-four hours in a new surrounding, - the mind, like a photographic film, quickly losing its sensibility. This fleeting receptivenes...

...villages that to-day names like Utica, Syracuse, and Ithaca, instead of evoking visions of historic pomp and circumstance, raise in the minds of most Americans he picture of cocky little cities, rich only in trolley-cars and Methodist meeting-houses....

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Actor

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...aying a character in a dramatic or comic production; he or she performs in film, television, theatre, or radio.[1] Actor, ὑποκριτής (hypokrites), lite... ... 5.1 In theatre 5.2 In film 5.3 In television ... ...ch actrice, actress became the commonly used term for women in theatre and film. The etymology is a simple derivation from actor with ess added.[6][6]... ...g the reign of Charles II in part due to the fact that he enjoyed watching actresses on stage.[17] The first occurrence of the term actress was in 170... ...atrical acting did not look good on film. Griffith required his actors and actresses to go through weeks of film acting training.[19] ... ... has a minimal presence on terrestrial radio in the United States. Much of American radio drama is restricted to rebroadcasts or podcasts of programs ... ... ^ Wilmeth, Don B.; Bigsby, C.W.E. (1998). The Cambridge history of American theatre. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. pp. 449... ...cember 8, 1660.  ^ "Women as actresses" (PDF). Notes and Queries. The New York Times. 18 October 1885. A... ...esenting U. S. theatre actors and stage managers. American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA): a union repres...

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The Ways of Men

By: Eliot Gregory

...king visions of historic pomp and circumstance, raise in the minds of most Americans the picture of cocky little cities, rich only in trolley-cars and... ...ng of which to-day quickens the pulse and moistens the eyes of millions of Americans with the same thrill that the dear old flag arouses when we catch... ...cle Sam" brands. To the greater part of the troops, ignorant (as are most Americans to-day) of the real origin of this pseudonym, "Uncle Sam's" beef ... ...ind its foliage that "Gaul," "Provence," and "France," personated by three actresses of the "Francais," advanced to salute Apollo, seated on his rusti... ...st twenty-four hours in a new surrounding, - the mind, like a photographic film, quickly losing its sensibility. This fleeting receptiveness makes re...

...villages that to-day names like Utica, Syracuse, and Ithaca, instead of evoking visions of historic pomp and circumstance, raise in the minds of most Americans the picture of cocky little cities, rich only in trolley-cars and Methodist meeting-houses. When, however, this cultured governor, in his ardor, christened one of the cities Troy, and the hill in its vicinity Mount ...

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American Film Manufacturing Company

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... The Flying A logo. The American Film Manufacturing ... ... The Flying A logo. The American Film Manufacturing Company (... ...s an American motion picture production company, known as Flying "A" Studios. In 1915, the formal name was changed to the American Film Company.[1] ... ...ican motion picture production company, known as Flying "A" Studios. In 1915, the formal name was changed to the American Film Company.[1] ... ... 1 History 2 Gallery 3 Notable Actors or Actresses ... ... John Freuler, Charles J. Hite and Harry Aitken, four mid-western businessmen who joined forces and capital to create the American Film Manufacturing ... ...uler, Charles J. Hite and Harry Aitken, four mid-western businessmen who joined forces and capital to create the American Film Manufacturing company. ... ... Notable Actors or Actresses ...

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The Nest Builder

By: Beatrice Forbes Robertson Hale

...e see-saw Lancashire of the stewards and the monotonous rasp of returning Americans. Byrd's left hand neighbor, a clergyman of uncertain denominat... ...he like. "I presume, sir," he at last inquired loudly, "that you are an American, and as glad as I am to be returning to our country?" "No, sir... ...l chair upon his emerging legs. "My mother was a Bohemian, my father an American. Neither, happily, was Scotch," said he, almost stammering in his... ...ded and democratic Americans. She also met a mixed collection of artists, actresses, writers, reformers and followers of various "isms"; for as pres... ...Byrdsnest," as Mary had christened the cottage, were peppered with a pale film of green. The lawn before the house shone with new grass. Upon it, in...

...French tongue behind, and his ears, homesick already, shrank equally from the see-saw Lancashire of the stewards and the monotonous rasp of returning Americans....

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List of recurring actors and actresses in the James Bond film series

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...This is a list of actors and actresses that have appeared physically (but not always characteristically)... ...ays characteristically) in the Eon Productions series of the James Bond film series more than once. MI6 Branch: Universal Exports – United Kingd... ...ts – United Kingdom M – Chief of Operations Bernard Lee In the Bond films, Bernard Lee 's character, M, is Admiral Sir Miles Messervy (only e... ... MI6's secondary HQ (a Scottish castle). Lee starred in eleven James Bond films. Dr. No ( 1962 ) From Russia with Love ( 1963 ) Goldfinger ... ...st James Bond movie, Casino Royale . This makes him the first African-American man to play the character in an Eon-produced Bond film ( Bernie Ca... ...ies, but her character, Sylvia Trench, was dropped. Like nearly all of the actresses who appeared in the first two Bond films, Gayson's voice in Dr. N... ... Trench Dr. No (1962) From Russia With Love (1963) Richard Kiel American actor Richard Kiel is best known for his role as the steel-tooth...

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The Nest Builder

By: Beatrice Forbes Robertson Hale

...e see-saw Lancashire of the stewards and the monotonous rasp of returning Americans. Byrd's left hand neighbor, a clergyman of uncertain denominat... ...he like. "I presume, sir," he at last inquired loudly, "that you are an American, and as glad as I am to be returning to our country?" "No, sir... ...l chair upon his emerging legs. "My mother was a Bohemian, my father an American. Neither, happily, was Scotch," said he, almost stammering in his... ...ded and democratic Americans. She also met a mixed collection of artists, actresses, writers, reformers and followers of various "isms"; for as pres... ...Byrdsnest," as Mary had christened the cottage, were peppered with a pale film of green. The lawn before the house shone with new grass. Upon it, in...

...French tongue behind, and his ears, homesick already, shrank equally from the see-saw Lancashire of the stewards and the monotonous rasp of returning Americans....

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American Black Film Festival

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...The American Black Film Festival (originally called the Acalpulco Black Film Festival) is an independent film festival that focuses primarily on wo... ...dent film festival that focuses primarily on works by Black members of the film industry. It has been called “the nation’s most prominent film festiva... ...] The festival is held annually and features full-length narratives, short films, mobile entertainment (defined by the official website[2] as “all sho... ...cumentaries, all by and/or featuring Black writers, directors, actors, and actresses. The festival is held annually in Miami Beach. ... ... Founding: “Because Hollywouldn’t” The first American Black Film Festival (originally called the Acapulco Black Film Fes... ...tion for leaving out Black members of cinema; until 1980, only two African-Americans had won academy awards for acting.[5] The founders of the ABFF de... ...m of strengthening the skills and networks of Black filmmakers, actors and actresses, and screenwriters. Changes from 2002-Present... ...t as Film Life), took over execution of the festival, which he renamed the American Black Film Festival (also abbreviated as ABFF). Since its transfor... ...is 113 (4): 40-41. ^ Fink, Rob. "Actors and Actresses." Encyclopedia of African American History. Vol. 1. 2009. ...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

...s, Priceless Tear-Jug] • CHAPTER XXI. [Insolent Shopkeepers and Gabbling Americans] • CHAPTER XXII. [The Black Forest and Its Treasures] • CHAPT... ...--for instruction is cheap in Heidelberg, and so is living, too. The Anglo-American Club, composed of British and American students, had twenty-five m... ...vited to other colleges, or those colleges will send their experts to him. Americans and Englishmen often join one or another of the five corps. A yea... ... a fish's skin, and it was rippled over with the gracefulest little fringy films of lace; she had deep, tender eyes, with long, curved lashes; and she... ...to the mimic flower-beds and gravel walks of the stage. The richly dressed actresses and actors tripped about singing bravely and pretending not to mi... ...kind of nothingness, thickened up a little with a few wandering shreds and films of cloud moving in a lazy procession far below. Presently, one man's ... ...d spring several lofty storm-scarred towers, one after another, with faint films of vapor curling always about them like spectral banners. If there we... ... the strings but the brawny hand that manipulated them--and the actors and actresses all talked in the same voice, too. The audience stood in front of...

...rmans] · CHAPTER XIX. [The Deadly Jest of Dilsberg] · CHAPTER XX. [My Precious, Priceless Tear-Jug] · CHAPTER XXI. [Insolent Shopkeepers and Gabbling Americans] · CHAPTER XXII. [The Black Forest and Its Treasures] · CHAPTER XXIII. [Nicodemus Dodge and the Skeleton] · CHAPTER XXIV. [I Protect the Empress of Germany] · CHAPTER XXV. [Hunted by the Little Chamois] · CHAPTER XX...

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Auditions (film)

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... Language English Auditions is a 1978 film directed by Harry Hurwitz. ... ... A pseudo-documentary about the processes involved in putting together and casting actors and actresses for a porn film. Although sev... ...seudo-documentary about the processes involved in putting together and casting actors and actresses for a porn film. Although several actual porn star... ...lm, it is not a porn film itself. DVD Release Full Moon re-released the film on DVD in 2011, as part of their "... ... Categories English-language films 1978 films American films Mo... ... 1970s comedy films Films directed by Harry Hurwitz American comedy films ...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

.......................60 CHAPTER XXI. [Insolent Shopkeepers and Gabbling Americans].....................................................63 CHAPTER... ...ious, Priceless Tear−Jug] • CHAPTER XXI. [Insolent Shopkeepers and Gabbling Americans] • CHAPTER XXII. [The Black Forest and Its Treasures] • CHAPT... ...be−−for instruction is cheap in Heidelberg, and so is living, too. The Anglo−American Club, composed of British and American students, had twenty−five... ...ke a fish's skin, and it was rippled over with the gracefulest little fringy films of lace; she had deep, tender eyes, with long, curved lashes; and s... ...s to the mimic flower−beds and gravel walks of the stage. The richly dressed actresses and actors tripped about singing bravely and pretending not to ... ...t kind of nothingness, thickened up a little with a few wandering shreds and films of cloud moving in a lazy procession far below. Presently, one man'... ...ead spring several lofty storm−scarred towers, one after another, with faint films of vapor curling always about them like spectral banners. If there ... ...ly the strings but the brawny hand that manipulated them−−and the actors and actresses all talked in the same voice, too. The audience stood in front ...

...hapter XIX. [The Deadly Jest of Dilsberg], 55 -- Chapter XX. [My Precious, Priceless Tear?Jug], 60 -- Chapter XXI. [Insolent Shopkeepers and Gabbling Americans], 63 -- Chapter XXII. [The Black Forest and Its Treasures], 68 -- Chapter XXIII. [Nicodemus Dodge and the Skeleton], 72 -- Chapter XXIV. [I Protect the Empress of Germany], 77 -- Chapter XXV. [Hunted by the Little C...

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Silent film

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...e 1921 Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, one of the highest-grossing silent films. ... ...ene from Safety Last! (1923) A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound, especially with no spok... ...synchronized recorded sound, especially with no spoken dialogue. In silent films for entertainment the dialogue is transmitted through muted gestures,... ... by the United States Library of Congress announced that a total of 70% of American silent films are believed to be completely lost.[1] ... ...ent in Japanese film, as well as providing translation for foreign (mostly American) movies.[9] The popularity of the benshi was one reason why silent... ...rs to deliver larger-than-life expressions for emphasis. As early as 1914, American viewers had begun to make known their preference for greater natur... ...ence began to affect acting style, making for more subtlety of expression. Actresses such as Mary Pickford in all her films, Eleonora Duse in the Ital... ...roducers, cameramen, lighting and stage technicians, as well as actors and actresses.[12]" Projection speed ...

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A Fragment of Life

By: Arthur Machen

... awoke from a dream of an ancient wood, and of a clear well rising into grey film and vapour beneath a misty, glimmering beat; and as his eyes opened ... ...ss of grey Shepherd's Bash, a great golden moon had floated up through magic films of cloud, above the hill, and the earth was filled with a wonderful... ... the pit) to one or the other; and he had occasionally bought photographs of actresses who pleased him. These he had solemnly burnt when he became eng... ... was buying a packet of 'Lone Star.' Here was another useless expense, these American−manufactured tobaccos; his 'Lone Star,' 'Long Judge,' 'Old Hank,... ...e river. A great red moon rose that night through mists of sunset, and thin, filmy clouds, and I wandered by a road that passed through the orchards, ...

...Excerpt: Edward Darnell awoke from a dream of an ancient wood, and of a clear well rising into grey film and vapour beneath a misty, glimmering beat; and as his eyes opened he saw the sunlight bright in the room, sparkling on the varnish of the new furniture. He turned and found his wife?s place vacant, and with some confus...

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Leonie (film)

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... Distributed by Vertigo Films ... ... September 8, 2010 (2010-09-08) (Aichi Film Festival) ... ... Japanese Leonie (Japanese: レオニー, Hepburn: Reonī) is a 2010 Japanese film directed by Hisako Matsui and star... ...ko Matsui and starring Emily Mortimer and Shido Nakamura. The film is based on the life of Léonie Gilmour, the American lover and editorial assistant ... ...Yone Noguchi (Shido Nakamura). She and Yone succumb to passion while collaborating on his anonymous novel, The American Diary of a Japanese Girl, publ... ...Edward Rumely (Jay Karnes) for alleged treason. Rumely belatedly appears and makes arrangements for Isamu, now Americanized as Sam Gilmour. ... ... for the part of Leonie Gilmour had been Cynthia Nixon).[5] On April 27, 2009, Production Weekly reported that actresses Christina Hendricks and Mary ...

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Literary and Social Essays

By: George William Curtis

...Y GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS CONTENTS EMERSON _Homes of American Authors, 1854._ HAWTHORNE _Homes of American Authors, 1854._ ... ...es of American Authors, 1854._ THE WORKS OF NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE _North American Review_, Vol. XCIX., 1864. RACHEL _Putnam's Magazine_, Vol. VI... ...am, dashing along as if it claimed and required the career to which every American river is entitled, a career it would have. Wheels, factories, sho... ...ories. It is, therefore, impossible to decide what relative rank among actresses Rachel occupies. Mrs. Jameson, in her _Common-Place Book of Thou... ...of one moment of sadness; if I can, now and then, penetrate the gathering film of misanthropy, prompt a benevolent view of human nature, and make my...

...This document contains chapters such as Emerson Homes Of American Authors, 1854, Hawthorne Homes Of American Authors, 1854, and Thackeray In America Putnam?s Magazine, 1853....

...CONTENTS EMERSON _Homes of American Authors, 1854._ HAWTHORNE _Homes of American Authors, 1854._ THE WORKS OF NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE _North American Review_, Vol. XCIX., 1864. RACHEL _Putnam's Magazine_, Vol. VI., 1855. THACKERAY IN AMERICA _Putnam's Maga...

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Film crew

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...w and equipment on a location shoot A film crew is a group of people hired by a production company for the purpos... ...oup of people hired by a production company for the purpose of producing a film or motion picture. The crew is distinguished from the cast as the cast... ... who appear in front of the camera or provide voices for characters in the film. The crew is also separate from the producers as the producers are the... ...irector (3rd AD) and even trainee assistant directors (trainee AD). In the American system there are 2nd 2nd assistant director (2nd 2nd AD). Normally... ... system there are 2nd 2nd assistant director (2nd 2nd AD). Normally in the american system 2nd 2nd ADs control big crowd extras and make sure if shoot... ...nters, and co-ordinate any changes to the set during filming. In the North American system, this work is shared between the props master and the on-se... ...her responsibility to monitor the quality and continuity of the actors and actresses costumes before and during takes. (S)he will also assist the acto... ...es costumes before and during takes. (S)he will also assist the actors and actresses with dressing. Breakdown art... ... Hair and make-up Some actors or actresses have personal makeup artists or hair stylists. ...

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A Fragment of Life

By: Arthur Machen

...woke from a dream of an ancient wood, and of a clear well rising into grey film and vapour beneath a misty, glimmering beat; and as his eyes opened he... ... grey Shepherd's Bash, a 5 great golden moon had floated up through magic films of cloud, above the hill, and the earth was filled with a wonderful l... ...he pit) to one or the other; and he had occasionally bought photographs of actresses who pleased him. These he had solemnly burnt when he became engag... ...as buying a packet of 'Lone Star.' Here was another useless expense, these American-manufactured tobaccos; his 'Lone Star,' 'Long Judge,' 'Old Hank,' ... ...river. A great red moon rose that night through mists of sunset, and thin, filmy clouds, and I wandered by a road that passed through the orchards, ti...

...Edward Darnell awoke from a dream of an ancient wood, and of a clear well rising into grey film and vapour beneath a misty, glimmering beat; and as his eyes opened he saw the sunlight bright in the room, sparkling on the varnish of the new furniture. He turned and found his wife's place vacant, and with some confus...

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Voice (film)

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...spering Corridors 4: Voice and Voice Letter) is a 2005 South Korean horror film, and the fourth installment of the Whispering Corridors film series. T... ..., and the fourth installment of the Whispering Corridors film series. This film was the debut film for its three young actresses, as well as director ... ...ng Corridors film series. This film was the debut film for its three young actresses, as well as director Choi Ik-hwan, who had served as an assistant... ...irector Choi Ik-hwan, who had served as an assistant director on the first film.[2][3][4] It was screened at the 2006 San Francisc... ...3][4] It was screened at the 2006 San Francisco Korean American Film Festival.[5] Conten...

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London 1757-1775

By: Benjamin Franklin

... August, 1758 _A New Englandman to the Printer of the London Chronicle: A Defense of the Americans_ _To the Printer of the_ CHRONICLE. ... ...s of _England_, by peculiarities in their dialect, you cannot by that means distinguish a _North American_. All the new books and pamphlets worth read... ...not let us suffer ourselves to be amused with such groundless Objections. The very Tails of the American Sheep are so laden with Wool, that each has ... ...there will remain a round Patch of Red exactly the Form of the Hole. This is the Mode, from the Actresses on the Stage upwards thro' all Ranks of Lad... ...of Oil be let fall in the Middle, the 275 whole Surface is presently covered with a thin greasy Film proceeding from the Drop; but as soon as that Fi... ... Sides of the Dish putting a Stop to its Dissipation by prohibiting the farther Expansion of the Film. Our Friend Sir J. Pringle being soon af... ...ng by their Distance. Now I imagine that the Wind blowing over Water thus covered with a Film of Oil, cannot easily catch upon it so as to rai...

American Literature 1700-1799

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2046 (film)

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...s Classics (North America) Mei Ah (Hong Kong) Tartan Films (United Kingdom) Seville Pictures/Warner Home Video (Canad... ...)[1] 2046 is a 2004 Hong Kong-Chinese film written and directed by Wong Kar-wai. It is a loose sequel to the 1991... ...n and directed by Wong Kar-wai. It is a loose sequel to the 1991 Hong Kong film Days of Being Wild and the 2000 Hong Kong film In the Mood for Love. I... ...46. Critical reception In its North American release, 2046 received generally positive, sometimes glowing revie... ... surprise here...her performance puts her on a level with the world's best actresses."[6] One of the less enthusiastic reviews came from Roger Eb... ...ce), Jeffrey M. Anderson (The San Francisco Examiner), John DeFore (Austin American Statesman), Brian Brooks (indieWIRE), Chris Barsanti (Filmcritic.c...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

...-for instruction is cheap in Heidelberg, and so is living, too. The Anglo-American Club, composed of British and American students, had twenty-five m... ...ited to other colleges, or those colleges will send their experts to him. Americans and Englishmen often join one or another of the five corps. A ye... ... of the other colors. Once I wished to examine some of the swords, but an American student said, "It would not be quite polite; these now in the wind... ... a fish's skin, and it was rippled over with the gracefulest little fringy films of lace; she had deep, tender eyes, with long, curved lashes; and she... ...o the mimic flower-beds and gravel walks of the stage. The richly dressed actresses and actors tripped about singing bravely and pretending not to mi... ...kind of nothingness, thickened up a little with a few wandering shreds and films of cloud moving in a lazy procession far below. Presently, one man's... ...d spring several lofty storm-scarred towers, one after another, with faint films of vapor curling always about them like spectral banners. If there w... ... the strings but the brawny hand that manipulated them--and the actors and actresses all talked in the same voice, too. The audience stood in front o...

American Literature 1800-1899

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Skyjacked (film)

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...tals)[2] Skyjacked is a 1972 disaster film, directed by John Guillermin. The film stars Charlton Heston, James Br... ...jacked. This was the last of actress Jeanne Crain's 64 films. It was the film debut for several actors and actresses, including Su... ...ress Jeanne Crain's 64 films. It was the film debut for several actors and actresses, including Susan Dey, who at the time was known for her work in T... ... Skyjacked was an example of the so-called Hollywood disaster film. It explores the personal dramas and interactions that develop among t... ...ming Lifeboat (1944).[7] Current United States Air Force operational North American F-100 Super Sabres were repainted as the Soviet interceptors. Oakl... ...ncy."[8] See also List of American films of 1972 References ... ... ^ Some of the Soviet soldiers at the "Moscow" airport are carrying American M16 rifles. The sedan cars adjacent to the aircraft are Swedish Vo...

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Literature and Life

By: William Dean Howells

...el Anomalies of the Short Story Spanish Prisoners of War American Literary Centers Standard Household Effect Co. Notes o... ... Beach at Rockaway Sawdust in the Arena At a Dime Museum American Literature in Exile The Horse Show The Problem of the ... ... Art of the Adsmith The Psychology of Plagiarism Puritanism in American Fiction The What and How in Art Politics in American A... ...f, and telegraphs were uncrystallized from the lightning's blue and fiery film." Reporterism was beginning to assume its present importance, but it... ... state of the relations between editors, reporters, managers, actors--and actresses--the thing is palpably out of the question," and if matters were... ... again array it? Here is a pretty idea for some dreamer to spin into the filmy fabric of a romance, and I handsomely make a present of it to the fi...

...s in Business Confessions of a Summer Colonist The Young Contributor Last Days in a Dutch Hotel Anomalies of the Short Story Spanish Prisoners of War American Literary Centers Standard Household Effect Co. Notes of a Vanished Summer Worries of a Winter Walk Summer Isles of Eden Wild Flowers of the Asphalt A Circus in the Suburbs A She Hamlet The Midnight Platoon The Beach ...

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Pornographic film actor

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... actor or actress or a porn star is a person who performs sex acts in film, normally characterised as a pornographic film . Pornographic films t... ...rily selected on their ability to create or fit that fantasy. Pornographic films are characterised as either " softcore ", which generally does not co... ...f penetration or extreme fetishism, or both. Depending on the genre of the film, the on-screen appearance, age, and physical features of the main acto... ... off-screen anonymity. Exceptional performance of pornographic actors and actresses is recognised in the AVN Awards, XRCO Awards and XBIZ Award s... ... Award s. The AVN Awards are movie awards sponsored and presented by the American adult video industry trade magazine AVN ( Adult Video News... ... . Filmarchiv Austria, Wien 2000, ISBN 3-901932-04-6. Linda Lovelace, an American pornographic actress of the early 1970s, is often seen as the firs... ... and Amber Lynn . In Europe, many of the current and recent pornographic actresses and actors come from the so-called pornographic bloc countries, s... ...omen in them. Pornographic films attempt to present a sexual fantasy and actresses are selected on their ability to create or fit that fantasy. This... ... pornographic actors List of Asian pornographic actors List of African-American pornographic actors List of pornographic actors who appeared in ...

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Short Stories and Essays

By: William Dean Howells

... Beach at Rockaway Sawdust in the Arena At a Dime Museum American Literature in Exile The Horse Show The Problem of the ... ... Art of the Adsmith The Psychology of Plagiarism Puritanism in American Fiction The What and How in Art Politics in American A... ..., somewhere in the Vermont or New Hampshire July. There will be the same American groups looking out over them, and rocking and smoking, though, al... ...f, and telegraphs were uncrystallized from the lightning's blue and fiery film." Reporterism was beginning to assume its present importance, but it... ... state of the relations between editors, reporters, managers, actors--and actresses--the thing is palpably out of the question," and if matters were... ... again array it? Here is a pretty idea for some dreamer to spin into the filmy fabric of a romance, and I handsomely make a present of it to the fi...

...den Wild Flowers of the Asphalt A Circus in the Suburbs A She Hamlet The Midnight Platoon The Beach at Rockaway Sawdust in the Arena At a Dime Museum American Literature in Exile The Horse Show The Problem of the Summer Aesthetic New York Fifty-odd Years Ago From New York into New England The Art of the Adsmith The Psychology of Plagiarism Puritanism in American Fiction Th...

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Legong (film)

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...Legong: Dance of the Virgins (1935) was one of the last feature films shot using the two-color Technicolor process, and one of the last sil... ...s shot using the two-color Technicolor process, and one of the last silent films from the silent era. Production Legong was an American exploitatio... ... of the last silent films from the silent era. Production Legong was an American exploitation film (of a type often referred to as a "goona-goona e... ...lms from the silent era. Production Legong was an American exploitation film (of a type often referred to as a "goona-goona epic") similar to Isle ... ...playing in New York. Part of the appeal was likely the bare breasted young actresses that appear throughout the film: American censors of the time ten... ... likely the bare breasted young actresses that appear throughout the film: American censors of the time tended to be more lenient with toplessness in ...

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Short Stories and Essays

By: William Dean Howells

...Beach at Rockaway Sawdust in the Arena At a Dime Museum American Literature in Exile The Horse Show The Problem of the ... ... Art of the Adsmith The Psychology of Plagiarism Puritanism in American Fiction The What and How in Art Politics in American A... ..., somewhere in the Vermont or New Hampshire July. There will be the same American groups looking out over them, and rocking and smoking, though, al... ...f, and telegraphs were uncrystallized from the lightning's blue and fiery film." Reporterism was beginning to assume its present importance, but it... ... state of the relations between editors, reporters, managers, actors--and actresses--the thing is palpably out of the question," and if matters were... ... again array it? Here is a pretty idea for some dreamer to spin into the filmy fabric of a romance, and I handsomely make a present of it to the fi...

...den Wild Flowers of the Asphalt A Circus in the Suburbs A She Hamlet The Midnight Platoon The Beach at Rockaway Sawdust in the Arena At a Dime Museum American Literature in Exile The Horse Show The Problem of the Summer Aesthetic New York Fifty-odd Years Ago From New York into New England The Art of the Adsmith The Psychology of Plagiarism Puritanism in American Fiction Th...

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Pink film

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...is a broad cinematic term used to categorize a wide variety of Japanese films with adult content. This encompasses everything from dramas to action... ...is encompasses everything from dramas to action thrillers and exploitation films (a.k.a. pinky violence), and softcore pornographic (romance pornograp... ...n poruno) features. The term is often mistakenly used to apply only to sex films. However, the so-called pink movie is part of an ongoing (and evolvin... ...t closely observed code. Though this last problem is solved by shaving the actresses, the larger remains: how to stimulate when the means are missing.... ...ives the Japanese erotic cinema its particular style. Donald Richie says, "American pornography is kept forever on its elemental level because, showin...

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Literary and Social Essays

By: George William Curtis

...Y GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS CONTENTS EMERSON _Homes of American Authors, 1854._ HAWTHORNE _Homes of American Authors, 1854._ ... ...es of American Authors, 1854._ THE WORKS OF NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE _North American Review_, Vol. XCIX., 1864. RACHEL _Putnam's Magazine_, Vol. VI... ...am, dashing along as if it claimed and required the career to which every American river is entitled, a career it would have. Wheels, factories, sho... ...ories. It is, therefore, impossible to decide what relative rank among actresses Rachel occupies. Mrs. Jameson, in her _Common-Place Book of Thou... ...of one moment of sadness; if I can, now and then, penetrate the gathering film of misanthropy, prompt a benevolent view of human nature, and make my...

...CONTENTS EMERSON _Homes of American Authors, 1854._ HAWTHORNE _Homes of American Authors, 1854._ THE WORKS OF NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE _North American Review_, Vol. XCIX., 1864. RACHEL _Putnam's Magazine_, Vol. VI., 1855. THACKERAY IN AMERICA _Putnam's Maga...

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Wit (film)

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...Pulitzer Prize winning play of the same title by Margaret Edson . The film was shown at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 9, 2... ...efore being broadcast by HBO on March 24. It was shown at the Edinburgh Film Festival and the Warsaw Film Festival later in the year. Plot Vi... ... studies, and her career prior to her diagnosis. During the course of the film, she continually breaks the fourth wall by looking into the camera a... ...vian Bearing, Emma Thompson shaved her head, following in the footsteps of actresses such as Kathleen Chalfant and Judith Light, who had performed ...

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Stories and Essays

By: William Dean Howells

...• THE BEACH AT ROCKAWAY • SAWDUST IN THE ARENA • AT A DIME MUSEUM • AMERICAN LITERATURE IN EXILE • THE HORSE SHOW • THE PROBLEM OF THE SUMM... ... THE ART OF THE ADSMITH • THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PLAGIARISM • PURITANISM IN AMERICAN FICTION • THE WHAT AND THE HOW IN ART • POLITICS OF AMERICAN A... ...me, somewhere in the Vermont or New Hampshire July. There will be the same American groups looking out over them, and rocking and smoking, though, ala... ...of, and telegraphs were uncrystallized from the lightning's blue and fiery film." Reporterism was beginning to assume its present importance, but it h... ...t state of the relations between editors, reporters, managers, actors--and actresses--the thing is palpably out of the question," and if matters were ... ...ll again array it? Here is a pretty idea for some dreamer to spin into the filmy fabric of a romance, and I handsomely make a present of it to the fir...

...RS OF THE ASPHALT · A CIRCUS IN THE SUBURBS · A SHE HAMLET · THE MIDNIGHT PLATOON · THE BEACH AT ROCKAWAY · SAWDUST IN THE ARENA · AT A DIME MUSEUM · AMERICAN LITERATURE IN EXILE · THE HORSE SHOW · THE PROBLEM OF THE SUMMER · AESTHETIC NEW YORK FIFTY-ODD YEARS AGO · FROM NEW YORK INTO NEW ENGLAND · THE ART OF THE ADSMITH · THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PLAGIARISM · PURITANISM IN AMERI...

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Dreamgirls (film)

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...Dreamgirls is a 2006 musical drama film, directed by Bill Condon and jointly produced and released by Dream... ...oduced and released by DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures . The film debuted in three special road show engagements starting in December ... ...oser Henry Krieger and lyricist/librettist Tom Eyen, Dreamgirls is a film à clef of the histories of the Motown record label and one of its a... ...ian . Retrieved 2007-02-27. The story follows the history and evolution of American R&B music during the 1960s and 1970s through the eyes of a Detr... ...lm. Dreamgirls features the debut of Hudson, also a singer and former American Idol contestant, as an actress. With a production cost of $80 m... ...illion, Dreamgirls is the most expensive film to feature an all African American starring cast in American cinema history. Upon its release, the f... ...ct with that studio. While Condon had intended to cast relatively unknown actresses as all three Dreams, R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles lobbied for the... ... in that role for the original Broadway production. A total of 783 singing actresses auditioned for the role of Effie White, among them American Ido... ...s opposed to having both compete for Best Actress awards. By contrast, the actresses who originated Hudson's and Knowles' roles on Broadway, Jennifer ...

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