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London Films

By: W. D. Howells

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LONDON FILMS Author: W. D. HOWELLS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature... ...... ... Character set encoding: ISO-Latin-1 LONDON FILMS Produced by Eric Eldred, Charles Franks and the Online Dis... ... V. THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF THE STREETS VI. SOME MISGIVINGS AS TO THE AMERICAN INVASION VII. IN THE GALLERY OF THE COMMONS VIII. THE MEANS ... ...NG IN THE COUNTRY XV. FISHING FOR WHITEBAIT XVI. HENLEY DAY XVII. AMERICAN ORIGINS--MOSTLY NORTHERN XVIII. AMERICAN ORIGINS--MOSTLY SOUTHE... ...c, and say that the in-doors cold in England is constant suffering to the American born. It is not that there is no sizzling or crackling radiator, ... ...ely in the public interest, and not merely for the pleasure and profit of directors and stockholders. The monstrous proposition did not alarm those ... ... that my friend was a capitalist, and I suspected him of being one of the directors of the penny-chair company. But perhaps he thought me a capitali...

...Y ODIOUS III. SHOWS AND SIDE-SHOWS OF STATE IV. THE DUN YEAR'S BRILLIANT FLOWER V. THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF THE STREETS VI. SOME MISGIVINGS AS TO THE AMERICAN INVASION VII. IN THE GALLERY OF THE COMMONS VIII. THE MEANS OF SOJOURN IX. CERTAIN TRAITS OF THE LONDON SPRINGTIME X. SOME VOLUNTARY AND INVOLUNTARY SIGHTSEEING XI. GLIMPSES OF THE LOWLY AND THE LOWLIER XII. TWICE-SE...

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Directors Guild of America Awards

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... Directors Guild of America Award winners ... ... Directors Guild of America Awards navigational boxes ... ... Pages in category "Directors Guild of America Awards" The following 38 pages are in this cat... ... Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing... ... Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Television Film Categories ... ... Guild of America Guild awards American film awards WorldHeritage categories named a... ... America Guild awards American film awards WorldHeritage categories named after awar... ... Guild of America Guild awards American film awards WorldHeritage categories named a...

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London Films

By: W. D. Howells

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LONDON FILMS Author: W. D. HOWELLS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature... ...... ... #7130] [Posted: March 14, 2003] LONDON FILMS Produced by Eric Eldred, Charles Franks and the Online Dis... ... V. THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF THE STREETS VI. SOME MISGIVINGS AS TO THE AMERICAN INVASION VII. IN THE GALLERY OF THE COMMONS VIII. THE MEANS ... ...NG IN THE COUNTRY XV. FISHING FOR WHITEBAIT XVI. HENLEY DAY XVII. AMERICAN ORIGINS--MOSTLY NORTHERN XVIII. AMERICAN ORIGINS--MOSTLY SOUTHE... ...c, and say that the in-doors cold in England is constant suffering to the American born. It is not that there is no sizzling or crackling radiator, ... ...ely in the public interest, and not merely for the pleasure and profit of directors and stockholders. The monstrous proposition did not alarm those ... ... that my friend was a capitalist, and I suspected him of being one of the directors of the penny-chair company. But perhaps he thought me a capitali...

...Y ODIOUS III. SHOWS AND SIDE-SHOWS OF STATE IV. THE DUN YEAR'S BRILLIANT FLOWER V. THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF THE STREETS VI. SOME MISGIVINGS AS TO THE AMERICAN INVASION VII. IN THE GALLERY OF THE COMMONS VIII. THE MEANS OF SOJOURN IX. CERTAIN TRAITS OF THE LONDON SPRINGTIME X. SOME VOLUNTARY AND INVOLUNTARY SIGHTSEEING XI. GLIMPSES OF THE LOWLY AND THE LOWLIER XII. TWICE-SE...

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Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Television Film

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...ries or Movies for Television is one the of the annual awards given by the Directors Guild of America. Winners and nominees ... ...000s 2000: Jeff Bleckner – The Beach Boys: An American Family Kirk Browning – Death o... ...atfields & McCoys Michael Rymer – American Horror Story: Asylum (Episode: "Dark Cousin") ... ... Directors Guild of America Awards ... ... Awards (film) ... ... Feature film Doc... ... Miniseries or TV Film Chi... ... Categories Directors Guild of America Awards ... ...000s 2000: Jeff Bleckner – The Beach Boys: An American Family Kirk Browning – Death o...

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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... ...erner replied. "Manton, the waiting room, myself, Millard, and the two other directors. Below is the general reception room, the cashier, the bookkeep... ...RST CLUE 25 Continuing down the hall, I stole a glance into each of the two directors' quarters but saw nothing to awaken my suspicion or justify my ... ... to alter the new set! He would only go on, encouraging Werner and the other directors to change their sets, to lose time in trying for foolish effect...

...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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Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film

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...torial Achievement in Motion Pictures is one of the annual awards given by Directors Guild of America. With 3 wins out of 11 nominations, Steven Spiel... ...elberg is both the most awarded and most nominated director in the Feature film category in the history of DGA. The DGA Award for ... ...egory in the history of DGA. The DGA Award for Feature Film has traditionally been a near perfect barometer for the Academy Award ... ...riedkin – The Exorcist George Lucas – American Graffiti Sidney Lumet – Serpi... ... 1999: Sam Mendes† – American Beauty Frank Darabont – The Gr... ...– 12 Years a Slave David O. Russell – American Hustle Martin Scorsese – The ... ... Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film ... ... Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film ... ... Directors Guild of America Awards ...

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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... ...ner replied. "Manton, the waiting room, myself, Millard, and the two other directors. Below is the general reception room, the cashier, the bookkeeper... ...as locked. Continuing down the hall, I stole a glance into each of the two directors' quarters but saw nothing to awaken my suspicion or justify my in... ...o alter the new set! He would only go on, encouraging Werner and the other directors to change their sets, to lose time in trying for foolish effects,...

...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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American Film Program

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...artment of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs The American Film Program is a C... ...f State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs The American Film Program is a Cultural E... ... Contents 1 Purpose 2 American Documentary Showcas... ...ences 4 External links Purpose The American Film Program single... ... 4 External links Purpose The American Film Program singles out tho... ...unctions is to promote intellectual property rights by helping Americans combat piracy and helping the spread of American film in other markets. Anoth... ... States Embassies abroad. In addition to providing films for embassy programming, the American Film Program also recruits directors, writers, distribu...

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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... ...er replied. "Manton, the waiting room, myself, Millard, and the two other directors. Below is the general reception room, the cashier, the bookkeepe... ...s locked. Continuing down the hall, I stole a glance into each of the two directors' quarters but saw nothing to awaken my suspicion or justify my i... ...alter the new set! He would only go on, encouraging Werner and the other directors to change their sets, to lose time in trying for foolish effects...

...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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American Film Market

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...The American Film Market (AFM) is a film industry event held each year at the beginning of November in Santa Mo... ...ple attend the eight day event to network and to sell, finance and acquire films. Participants come from more than 70 countries and include acquisitio... ...ies and include acquisition and development executives, agents, attorneys, directors, distributors, festival directors, financiers, film commissioners... ...gents, attorneys, directors, distributors, festival directors, financiers, film commissioners, producers, writers, etc. Founded in 1981, the AFM quick... ...nings, conferences, networking events and parties. The American Film Market uses all 15 movie theatres on Santa Monica's Third Str... ...ilm organization stubs The American Film Market (AFM) is a film industry event held each year at the b... ...ies and include acquisition and development executives, agents, attorneys, directors, distributors, festival directors, financiers, film commissioners... ...nings, conferences, networking events and parties. The American Film Market uses all 15 movie theatres on Santa Monica's Third Str...

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Problems in American Democracy

By: Thames Ross Williamson

...ure Collection World Public Library.org DEMOCRACY Title: PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN DEMOCRACY Author: THAMES ROSS WILLIAMSON Language: English Subj... ...... .....................................................4 PART I—FOUNDATIONS IN AMERICAN DEMOCRACY ....................................................... ...torates, by which is meant the practice of individuals being on the board of directors of different corporations. [FOOTNOTE: The danger of the interlo... ...nger of the interlocking directorate, of course, is that individuals who are directors in two or more corporations may attempt to suppress competition... ...s were centralized under Director−General McAdoo, assisted by seven regional directors who administered the railroads in the different sections of the... ...UBLIC OPINION 242 the moving picture as propaganda, all combine to make the film a powerful factor in the formation of Public Opinion. 486. THE PRESS...

...Preface: There is an increasing demand for a textbook which will bring the student into direct contact with the great current issues of American life, and which will afford practical training to those who soon must grapple with the economic, social, and political problems of our own time. It is with the hope of meeting such a demand that this text has been pr...

...Table of Contents: Problems in American Democracy, 1 -- Thames Ross Williamson, 1 -- Preface, 2 -- TOPICS AND READINGS, 3 -- Acknowledgments, 4 -- PART I?FOUNDATIONS IN AMERICAN DEMOCRACY, 6 -- Chapter I. THE BACKGROUND OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY, 6 -- Chapter ...

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American Film Institute

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... Robert A. Daly (Chair, Board of Directors) ... ... .comafi The American Film Institute (AFI) is a film organization that educates filmmake... ... .comafi The American Film Institute (AFI) is a film organization that educates filmmakers and ho... ...rograms 5 AFI Catalog of Feature Films 5.1 AFI Life Achievement A... ... AFI 100 Years… series 5.4 AFI film festivals 5.5 AF... ...for Women 5.7 AFI Directors Series 6 References 7 ... ...c film programming in Silver Spring, Maryland;[6] American Film – an e-magazine that explores the art of new and historic fil... ...c film classics. History The American Film Institute was founded by a 1965 presidential mandate announce... ..., including Agnès Varda, Pedro Almodóvar and David Lynch as Guest Artistic Directors, and has screened scores of films that have produced Oscar nomina...

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Problems in American Democracy

By: Thames Ross Williamson

...e Collection World Public Library.org DEMOCRACY Title: PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN DEMOCRACY Author: THAMES ROSS WILLIAMSON Language: English Subjec... ...... ... [Posted: December 16, 2002] PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN DEMOCRACY Etext prepared by Scott Pfenninger, Charles Fr... ...ates, by which is meant the practice of individuals being on the board of directors of different corporations. [FOOTNOTE: The danger of the interloc... ...r of the interlocking directorate, of course, is that individuals who are directors in two or more corporations may attempt to suppress competition ... ...ere centralized under Director-General McAdoo, assisted by seven regional directors who administered the railroads in the different sections of the ... ... growing use of the moving picture as propaganda, all combine to make the film a powerful factor in the formation of Public Opinion. 486. THE PRE...

...Preface: There is an increasing demand for a textbook which will bring the student into direct contact with the great current issues of American life, and which will afford practical training to those who soon must grapple with the economic, social, and political problems of our own time. It is with the hope of meeting such a demand that this text has been pr...

...CONTENTS PART I--FOUNDATIONS IN AMERICAN DEMOCRACY CHAPTER I. The Background of American Democracy II. The Origin of American Democracy III. The Development of American Democracy IV. Essentials of American Constitutional Government V. The Problems of Americ...

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Film (film)

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...duced by 22 May and a forty-leaf shooting script followed thereafter. It was filmed in New York in July 1964. Beckett’s original choice for the l... ...informed by a secretary: ‘Mr. Chaplin doesn’t read scripts.’” – Talmer, J., ‘A film of few words and one Keaton’ in , 2006 Both Beckett and the direct... ...his role in a "Hollywood epic." Cited in Alan Schneider's essay, "On Directing Film" in Film by Samuel Beckett (New York: Grove Press, 1969), 66. Bec... ... and film historian Andrew Sarris briefly mentions Film in his book, The American cinema: directors and directions, 1929-1968. Sarris discusses... ...rian Andrew Sarris briefly mentions Film in his book, The American cinema: directors and directions, 1929-1968. Sarris discusses Film in the cont... ...ith Keaton several years earlier, when he offered him the role of Lucky in the American stage premiere of "Waiting for Godot, " but Buster turned it d...

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Outlines of English and American Literature

By: William J. Long

...LIAM J. LONG Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AMERICAN LITERATURE Title: OUTLINES OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATU... ...... ...can Literature William J. Long Table of Contents Outlines of English and American Literature ....................................................... ...utilated poems have been preserved, and these are as fragments of a plate or film upon which the life of long ago left its impression. One of the olde... ...nglish Verse. It is interesting to note that Lanier's ancestors were musical directors at the courts of Elizabeth and of James I.] This interesting th...

...Table of Contents: Outlines of English and American Literature, 1 -- William J. Long, 1 -- Preface, 2 -- OUTLINES OF ENGLISH LITERATURE, 3 -- Chapter I. Introduction: AN ESSAY OF LITERATURE, 3 -- Chapter II. BEGINNINGS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE, 6 -- Chapter III. THE AGE ...

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American Dream (film)

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... Directed by Barbara Kopple Co-directors: Cathy Caplan Thomas Haneke Lawr... ... Creek Catholic Communication Campaign Channel 4 Films Distribute... ... Distributed by Prestige Films HBO Miramax Films (DVD release) ... ... October 6, 1990 (1990-10-06) (New York Film Festival) ... ... English American Dream is a 1990 cinéma vérité documentary film directed by Barbara... ...ess without ignoring the strike's greater ambiguities. American Dream features footage of union meetings and press releases, Horme... ...iated the film, and she wrote, "Kopple's Academy Award-winning documentary American Dream exposes the human cost of Reaganomics...What American Dream ... ... Prize Documentary; all for Barbara Kopple; 1991. Directors Guild of America: DGA Award; Outstanding Directorial Achievement ...

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Scientific American Supplement No. 275

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...tion World Public Library.org SUPPLEMENT NO. 275 Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT NO. 275 Author: OLAF VOSS Language: English Subject: F... ...... ... Character set encoding: ISO-Latin-1 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, SUP. 275 Produced by Olaf Voss, Don Kretz, Juliet Suthe... ...at if light be passed through magnetized _iron_ its plane is rotated. The film of iron must be exceedingly thin, because of its opacity, and hence, ... ...ill, M.D., D.D.S., Philadelphia.] Through the kind invitation of your directors, I am present to give you the history of "rapid breathing" as an... ...es, and exposed all night to the cool air, or fanned. In the morning, the film of oil, which has collected on the top, is skimmed off by a feather, ...

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Film

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...Part of a series on Filmmaking ... ... Step outline Film treatment ... ... Film finance Film bu... ...tions of Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton and others, quickly caught up with American film-making and continued to further advance the medium. ... ...iferation of black-and-white television started seriously depressing North American theater attendance. In an attempt to lure audiences back into thea... ...or, with rare exceptions reluctantly made only at the insistence of "star" directors such as Peter Bogdanovich and Martin Scorsese. ... ...fferent actors, the final version is called a montage. Directors developed a theory of montage, beginning with Eisenstein and the ... ... European cinema Latin American cinema North Amer... ...amera, the invention of more sophisticated filmstocks and lenses, allowing directors to film in increasingly dim conditions, and the development of sy...

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Scientific American Supplement No. 275

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...tion World Public Library.org SUPPLEMENT NO. 275 Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT NO. 275 Author: Author Language: English Subject: Fic... ...... ...195] [Posted: June 30, 2003] SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, SUP. 275 Produced by Olaf Voss, Don Kretz, Juliet Suthe... ...that if light be passed through magnetized iron its plane is rotated. The film of iron must be exceedingly thin, because of its opacity, and hence, ... ...ill, M.D., D.D.S., Philadelphia.] Through the kind invitation of your directors, I am present to give you the history of "rapid breathing" as an... ...es, and exposed all night to the cool air, or fanned. In the morning, the film of oil, which has collected on the top, is skimmed off by a feather, ...

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Directors Guild of America Award

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...ors Guild of America Award. The Directors Guild of America Awards are issued annually by the Directors Guil... ... 1 Categories 1.1 Film 1.2 Television ... ... 2.1 Outstanding Achievement in Feature Film 2.2 Outstanding Directorial... ...erences Categories Film Feature Film Doc... ... Spielberg, Saving Private Ryan 1999: Sam Mendes, American Beauty 2000: Ang Lee, Crouching Tiger, Hi... ...s award. Both films competed in the 22nd Academy Awards for 1949, and both directors were nominated for Best Director; Mankiewicz won. All the King's ... ...t in Documentary 1991: Barbara Kopple – American Dream 1992: Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinof... ... 2004: Timothy Van Patten, Sex and the City - "An American Girl in Paris: Part Deux" 2005: Marc Buck... ... Directors Guild of America Awards ...

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Scientific American Supplement, No. 358, November 11, 1882

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...orld Public Library.org NO. 358, NOVEMBER 11, 1882 Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 358, NOVEMBER 11, 1882 Author: OLAF VOSS Language:... ...... ...504] [Posted: July 17, 2003] SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN NO. 358 Produced by Olaf Voss, Don Kretz, Juliet Sutherl... ...d that he resigned his position, notwithstanding the protestations of the directors that his idea was erroneous. Delusions of various other kinds su... ...t from 95° F to 104° F--the whole precipitate will be suspended, and thin films of the emulsion, when looked through, will have a grayish tint, but ... ...continued--from half an hour to an hour is usually long enough--until the film, even when dry, remains violet through and through. The remaining gel... ...the gelatine is added to the emulsion in a condition which secures to the film a hitherto unattainable firmness. Also, it enables one to prepare a k...

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American Indian Film Festival

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...The American Indian Film Festival is an annual non-profit film festival in San Francisco. It is the world's oldest venue dedicated t... ...ival in San Francisco. It is the world's oldest venue dedicated to Native American films and prepared the way for the 1979 formation of the American ... ...an Francisco. It is the world's oldest venue dedicated to Native American films and prepared the way for the 1979 formation of the American Indian Fi... ...tival was incorporated. This festival is not to be confused by the Native American Film and Video Festival, which was founded in 1979. Recent festiv... ... incorporated. This festival is not to be confused by the Native American Film and Video Festival, which was founded in 1979. Recent festival winner... ...ignals, Healing of Nations, PahaSapa... The Struggle for the Black Hills, directors and filmmakers: Chris Eyre, Nanci Rossov, Randy Redroad, Steve Ba...

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Scientific American Supplement, No. 358, November 11, 1882

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...orld Public Library.org NO. 358, NOVEMBER 11, 1882 Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 358, NOVEMBER 11, 1882 Author: OLAF VOSS Language:... ...... ...504] [Posted: July 17, 2003] SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN NO. 358 Produced by Olaf Voss, Don Kretz, Juliet Sutherl... ...d that he resigned his position, notwithstanding the protestations of the directors that his idea was erroneous. Delusions of various other kinds su... ...5 deg. F to 104 deg. F--the whole precipitate will be suspended, and thin films of the emulsion, when looked through, will have a grayish tint, but ... ...continued--from half an hour to an hour is usually long enough--until the film, even when dry, remains violet through and through. The remaining gel... ...the gelatine is added to the emulsion in a condition which secures to the film a hitherto unattainable firmness. Also, it enables one to prepare a k...

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Art Directors Guild

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... Full name The Art Directors Guild Founded ... ... www.adg.org The Art Directors Guild (ADG) is an American labor union and branch of the Internat... ...g The Art Directors Guild (ADG) is an American labor union and branch of the International Alliance of Theatrical... ...rofessionals. The ADG's sponsored activities include a film society, the Annual ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards, an art... ... 2 Origins 2.1 Art Directors Guild 2.1.1... ...were part of Local 644 of the Conference of Studio Unions (CSU) working in film and theater. The overwhelming majority of Local 644’s membership, howe... ...nted two-dimensional scenery instead of the three-dimensional sets used in film. As the nature of television scenery changed, the responsibilities of ... ...g The Art Directors Guild (ADG) is an American labor union and branch of the International Alliance of Theatrical...

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Scientific American Supplement April 9, 1881

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...World Public Library.org SUPPLEMENT, APRIL 9, 1881 Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, APRIL 9, 1881 Author: OLAF VOSS Language: English Sub... ...... ...195] [Posted: June 30, 2003] SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, SUP. 4-09-1881 Produced by Olaf Voss, Don Kretz, Juliet... ...at if light be passed through magnetized _iron_ its plane is rotated. The film of iron must be exceedingly thin, because of its opacity, and hence, ... ...ill, M.D., D.D.S., Philadelphia.] Through the kind invitation of your directors, I am present to give you the history of "rapid breathing" as an... ...es, and exposed all night to the cool air, or fanned. In the morning, the film of oil, which has collected on the top, is skimmed off by a feather, ...

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Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Comedy Series

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... Presented by Directors Guild of America C... ... .org.dgawww The Directors Guild of America Award for Television – Comedy Series is an award... ... America Award for Television – Comedy Series is an award presented by the Directors Guild of America to the best directed episodes of a comedic telev... ... Sex and the City "An American Girl in Paris" (Part Deux) Tim Van ... ... Awards (film) ... ... Feature film Doc... ... Miniseries or TV Film Chi... ... Tim Van Patten for "An American Girl in Paris: Part Deux" (2004) ... ... Sex and the City "An American Girl in Paris" (Part Deux) Tim Van ...

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American Hand Book of the Daguerreotype

By: Samuel D. Humphrey

...D BOOK OF THE by S. D. HUMPHERY 3 AMERICAN HAND BOOK OF THE DAGUERREOTYPE GIVING THE MOST APPROVED AND C... ...nson’s Early experiments in the Daguerreotype, . . . 188 AMERICAN HAND-BOOK of THE DAGUERREOTYPE. CHAPTER I. Polishing... ...e, with a strong metallic lustre, perfectly free from any appearance of film; if not, the last polished should be continued until the effect ... ...phurated hydrogen, which soon tarnishes the surface of the plate with a film of brown sulphurate. It is this that sometimes causes the specks wh... ...he first coating. Probably the best accelerating combination is the American compound formerly known as "Gurney’s American compound," or ... ...a way of accelerating the future operations. That the presence of a film of moisture over the plate is a preventive of uniform chemical acti... ...l rights. INDEMNITY You will indemnify and hold the Project, its directors, officers, members and agents harmless from all liability, cos...

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Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Drama Series

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... Presented by Directors Guild of America C... ... http://www.dga.org/ The Directors Guild of America Award for Television: Drama Series is an award p... ...of America Award for Television: Drama Series is an award presented by the Directors Guild of America to the best directed episodes of a dramatic tele... ... NBC American Playhouse "Weekend" ... ... Awards (film) ... ... Feature film Doc... ... Miniseries or TV Film Chi... ... NBC American Playhouse "Weekend" ...

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Scientific American Supplement April 9, 1881

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...World Public Library.org SUPPLEMENT, APRIL 9, 1881 Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, APRIL 9, 1881 Author: Language: English Subject: Fic... ...... ... Character set encoding: ISO-Latin-1 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, SUP. 4-09-1881 Produced by Olaf Voss, Don Kretz, Juliet... ...at if light be passed through magnetized _iron_ its plane is rotated. The film of iron must be exceedingly thin, because of its opacity, and hence, ... ...ill, M.D., D.D.S., Philadelphia.] Through the kind invitation of your directors, I am present to give you the history of "rapid breathing" as an... ...es, and exposed all night to the cool air, or fanned. In the morning, the film of oil, which has collected on the top, is skimmed off by a feather, ...

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Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Documentaries

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... 1990s 1991: Barbara Kopple - American Dream Alan Raymond - Doing Tim... ... Eleanor Coppola - Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse 1992:... ...g the Rails Ellen Hovde - Liberty! The American Revolution: "Blows Must Decide" ... ...Note Nigel Noble - Porgy and Bess: An American Voice Kyra Thompson - Dying t... ... Directors Guild of America Awards ... ... Awards (film) ... ... Feature film Doc... ... All articles needing additional references Directors Guild of America Awards ... ...rs Guild of America Awards Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in...

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Scientific American, Volume 22, No. 1, January 1, 1870 Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, And Manufactures

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...Public Library.org VOL. 22, NO. 1, JANUARY 1, 1870 Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, VOL. 22, NO. 1, JANUARY 1, 1870 Author: Language: English Subje... ...... ...2] [Posted: August 29, 2003] SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, VOL.22, NO. 1 Produced by Don Kretz, Juliet Sutherland,... ... in the case of oil there is no difficulty in maintaining the lubricating film, whereas water easily evaporates, and in case of the accident of even... ...a position in which, while the water will escape, it will escape but as a film of inappreciable thickness. In this condition the journal turns upon ... ...ilroad is to line the 6 pockets of, if not its stockholders, at least its directors. In fact we not long since saw a statement in a widely-circulate...

...lley Block Plants in Sleeping Booms *Improved Treadle Motion *Improved Method of Catching Curculios Remains of a Megatherium in Ohio Artificial Ivory American and English Kailway Practice Contrasted...

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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... ...and webisodes”), and documentaries, all by and/or featuring Black writers, directors, actors, and actresses. The festival is held annually in Miami Be... ... 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... ...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... ...(some years four) days will include screenings of other films, actors’ and directors’ workshops (for example, 2010’s “Master Class on Cinematography l... ...h its various programs helped the careers of countless actors, writers and directors. Numerous Hollywood insiders, including director Antoine Fuqua (D...

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Scientific American, Volume 22, No. 1, January 1, 1870 Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, And Manufactures

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...Public Library.org VOL. 22, NO. 1, JANUARY 1, 1870 Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, VOL. 22, NO. 1, JANUARY 1, 1870 Author: DON KRETZ Language: Engli... ...... ...2] [Posted: August 29, 2003] SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, VOL.22, NO. 1 Produced by Don Kretz, Juliet Sutherland,... ... in the case of oil there is no difficulty in maintaining the lubricating film, whereas water easily evaporates, and in case of the accident of even... ...a position in which, while the water will escape, it will escape but as a film of inappreciable thickness. In this condition the journal turns upon ... ...ilroad is to line the 6 pockets of, if not its stockholders, at least its directors. In fact we not long since saw a statement in a widely-circulate...

...lley Block Plants in Sleeping Booms *Improved Treadle Motion *Improved Method of Catching Curculios Remains of a Megatherium in Ohio Artificial Ivory American and English Kailway Practice Contrasted 3...

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American Beauty (1999 film)

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... $356,296,601[1] American Beauty is a 1999 American drama film directed by Sam Mendes and wr... ... American Beauty is a 1999 American drama film directed by Sam Mendes and written by Alan Ball. Kevin Spacey stars as... ...hter, Jane. Wes Bentley, Chris Cooper and Allison Janney also feature. The film has been described by academics as a satire of American middle class n... ...nney also feature. The film has been described by academics as a satire of American middle class notions of beauty and personal satisfaction; analysis... ...s notions of beauty and personal satisfaction; analysis has focused on the film's explorations of romantic and paternal love, sexuality, beauty, mater... ...sm, self-liberation and redemption. Ball began writing American Beauty as a play in the early 1990s, partly inspired by the media ... ...nly given the job after twenty others were considered and several "A-list" directors turned down the opportunity. Spacey was Mende... ...ing and director selection. The producers met with about twenty interested directors,[74] several of whom were considered "A-list" at the time. Ball w... ... considered "A-list" at the time. Ball was not keen on the more well-known directors because he believed their involvement would increase the budget a...

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Outlines of English and American Literature; An Introduction to the Chief Writers of England and America, To the Books They Wrote, And to the Times in Which They Lived

By: William J. Long

.... LONG Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND AMERICAN LITERATURE Title: OUTLINES OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE... ...... ...he Online Distributed Proofreading Team OUTLINES OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE AN INTRODUCTION TO THE CHIEF WRITERS OF ENGLAND AND ... ...lated poems have been preserved, and these are as fragments of a plate or film upon which the life of long ago left its impression. One of the oldes... ...ish Verse. It is interesting to note that Lanier's ancestors were musical directors at the courts of Elizabeth and of James I.] This interesting the...

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Film Forum

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...City . It began in 1970 as an alternative screening space for independent films, with 50 folding chairs, one projector and a US$ 19, 000 annual budg... ...ual budget. Karen Cooper became director in 1972 and under her leadership, Film Forum has grown dramatically. Its current Greenwich Village cinema (... ...llage cinema (on Houston Street, west of Sixth Avenue) was built in 1990. Film Forum is a 3-screen cinema open 365 days a year, with 280, 000 annual ... ...ts two distinct, complementary film programs - NYC theatrical premieres of American independents and foreign art films, programmed by Cooper and Mike ... ...Mike Maggiore; and, since 1987, repertory selections including foreign and American classics, genre works, festivals and directors' retrospectives, pr... ...ctions including foreign and American classics, genre works, festivals and directors' retrospectives, programmed by Bruce Goldstein . Their third scr... ... ) Film Forum Jr continues to inspire the next generation of film critics, directors and writers. Other art cinemas in Manhattan Quad (cinema) I...

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Outlines of English and American Literature; An Introduction to the Chief Writers of England and America, To the Books They Wrote, And to the Times in Which They Lived

By: William J. Long

...AM J. LONG Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AMERICAN LITERATURE Title: OUTLINES OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE... ...... ...he Online Distributed Proofreading Team OUTLINES OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE AN INTRODUCTION TO THE CHIEF WRITERS OF ENGLAND AND ... ...lated poems have been preserved, and these are as fragments of a plate or film upon which the life of long ago left its impression. One of the oldes... ...sh Verse._ It is interesting to note that Lanier's ancestors were musical directors at the courts of Elizabeth and of James I.] This interesting the...

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Film theory

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...essence of the cinema and provides conceptual frameworks for understanding film's relationship to reality, the other arts, individual viewers, and soc... ...ship to reality, the other arts, individual viewers, and society at large. Film theory is not to be confused with general film criticism, or film hist... ... History 1 Specific theories of film 2 See also 3 ... ...g the crucial elements of the medium. It largely evolved from the works of directors like Germaine Dulac, Louis Delluc, Jean Epstein, Sergei Eisenstei... ...ate 1980s or early 1990s did film theory per se achieve much prominence in American universities by displacing the prevailing humanistic, auteur theor... ... practical elements of film writing, production, editing and criticism.[3] American scholar David Bordwell has spoken against many prominent developme...

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The Role of a Federal Arts Agency

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... in funding the arts is often misunderstood—and for very good reasons. The American system of arts philanthropy is complex and ever changing. As Chair... ...ded in the United States. I thought it might be useful to provide—for both Americans and an international audience—a concise overview of how America’... ...ve at all. The subsidies awarded by ministries of culture are enormous by American standards. For example, the government subvention for Italy’s majo... ... helped create major ongoing arts organizations as diverse as the American Film Institute, the Spoleto Festival USA, and the PBS series Great Performa... ...at the center of their portfolios. In this fluid and evolving world, the directors of arts organizations face a two-sided challenge. On one side t... ...banks is preserving and cataloging 132 reels, consisting of 56,600 feet of film, documenting Alaskan native peoples, activities, and settings from 192... ...1927 to 1965. Information about the individuals and activities depicted on film will be obtained from Alaskan native peoples and incorporated into cat... ...ceive income from the gift assets. Family foundations allow the board of directors to be comprised of family members only. B. Corporate Giving Corp... ...g the film school at UCLA—a state university—to educate and recruit future directors. Much of the American avant-garde theater is based in drama work...

...Excerpt: The role of a federal agency in funding the arts is often misunderstood--and for very good reasons. The American system of arts philanthropy is complex and ever changing. As Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, I have constantly been impressed by the ingenious diversity and endless creativity of ways in which the ar...

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305 (film)

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... March 7, 2008 (2008-03-07) (Fargo Film Festival) ... ... Language English 305 is a 2008 American mockumentary film about a grou... ... English 305 is a 2008 American mockumentary film about a group of five Spartans cha... ...lm about a group of five Spartans charged with protecting a goat path. It premiered March 7, 2008 at the Fargo Film Festival, and was released direct-... ...digital short that became a huge hit on YouTube in June 2007, racking up over 4 million views in a few months. Directors Daniel and David Holechek wer... ... film articles using the film date template English-language films American comedy films ...

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