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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, ... ... any aspect of her divinity. It is not for nothing that poets, novelists, historians, antiquarians have been born in England for so many ages; and n... ...rushingly wonderful. Before that swarming population of poets, novelists, historians, essayists, dramatists; of painters, sculptors, architects; of ... ... if indeed the thing really happened. Everybody used to think so, and the historians even said so, but now they begin to doubt: it is an age of doub...

...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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Society of American Historians

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... honors literary distinction in the writing of history and biography about American topics. The approximately 300 members include professional histori... ... about American topics. The approximately 300 members include professional historians, independent scholars, journalists, film and documentary makers,... ...embers include professional historians, independent scholars, journalists, film and documentary makers, novelists, poets, and biographers, all of whom... ...e as well as the intellectual strength of their writing or presentation of American history. Contents ... ... The Francis Parkman Prize, given annually for the best nonfiction book in American history, is named for the nineteenth-century historian whose multi... ...ished several books authored by members, including Profiles in Leadership: Historians on the Elusive Quality of Greatness, edited by Walter Isaacson (... ... References ^ Society of American Historians: Prizes. Retrieved on 29 December 2013 ... ...embers include professional historians, independent scholars, journalists, film and documentary makers, novelists, poets, and biographers, all of whom...

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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, ... ... any aspect of her divinity. It is not for nothing that poets, novelists, historians, antiquarians have been born in England for so many ages; and n... ...rushingly wonderful. Before that swarming population of poets, novelists, historians, essayists, dramatists; of painters, sculptors, architects; of ... ... if indeed the thing really happened. Everybody used to think so, and the historians even said so, but now they begin to doubt: it is an age of doub...

...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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Essays, English and American

By: Alden, Raymond Macdonald, 1873-1924, Editor

... ALDEN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND AMERICAN Title: ESSAYS, ENGLISH AND AMERICAN Author: RAYMOND MACDONALD... ... Cnglifit) Clasgits REVISED EDITION WITH HELPS TO STUDY ESSAYS ENGLISH AND AMERICAN EDITED BY RAYMOND MACDONALD ALDEN PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH. LKLAND STA... ...ith critical judgment, representing not merely the 5 6 ESSAYS—ENGLISH AND AMERICAN writer's taste but also facts wliicli he can substantiate and theo... ...re lively than that of 29. Tacitus saitli. Tacitus, one of the chief Roman historians, is quoting' Suillius, one of Seneca's enemies, who asks how the... ... Belianis^^ Qf Greece, Guy of Warwick,^^ the Seven Champions, ^^ and other historians of that age. I could not but observe the satisfaction the father... ...y of England appeared, a work which made Macaulay also the most popular of historians. He is further remembered as a poet for his Lays of Ancient Rome...

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American Film Institute

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... .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... ...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... ...ed in 1968, is a web-based filmographic database. A research tool for film historians, the catalog consists of entries on more than 60,000 feature fil... ...n films. The juries consisted of over 1,500 artists, scholars, critics and historians, with movies selected based on the film's popularity over time, ...

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Lost film

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...A lost film is a feature or short film that is no longer known to exist in any studio archives, private colle... ... 2 Stills 3 Reasons for film loss 4 Later lost films ... ... 4 Later lost films 5 Lost film soundtracks 6 List of lost films ... ... Conditions At least one copy of every American film is required to be deposited and catalogued at the Library of ... ...ight of such copyright deposits as are not required by the Library."[1] Of American silent films far more have been lost than have survived, and of Am... ...30.[3] Martin Scorsese's Film Foundation estimates that over 90 percent of American films made before 1929 are lost.[4] The larges... ...ere lost along with several other films that were of interest at least for historians of Finnish cinema, when the film depository of the company Adams...

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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 ....................................................... ...matters in a pleasurable poem than in a treatise on ethics. Again, there are historians who allege that English literature must include not simply the... ...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... ...t he had shrewdly anticipated such criticism, and issued this warning to the historians, which is solemn or humorous according to your point of view: ... ...enough for his own work to print it. At the present time unnumbered critics, historians, scholars, are still explaining the mind and the art displayed...

...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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Race film

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...The race film or race movie was a film genre which existed in the United States between about 1915 and 1950. ... ... existed in the United States between about 1915 and 1950. It consisted of films produced for an all-black audience, featuring black casts. ... ...g black casts. In all, approximately five hundred race films were produced. Of these, fewer than one hundred remain. Because race ... ...llywood studio system, they have been largely forgotten by mainstream film historians. In their day, race films were very popular among African Americ... ... film historians. In their day, race films were very popular among African American theatergoers. Their influence continues to be felt in cinema and t... ...nfluence continues to be felt in cinema and television marketed to African Americans. The term "race film" is sometimes used to de... ...1926 film Silk Bouquet (also known as The Dragon Horse), starred the Asian-American actress Anna May Wong and was marketed to Chinese-American audienc...

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South American Geology Also

...ic Library.org GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS ON SOUTH AMERICA Title: SOUTH AMERICAN GEOLOGY ALSO: GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS ON SOUTH AMERICA Author: CHA... ...... ...Book #3620] [Posted: 06/17/01] PGCC Collection eBook: South American Geology, by Charles Darwin eBook File: smcng10.htm or smcng10.zip... ...y Darwin are of the very highest value. I believe that the verdict of the historians of science will be that if Darwin had not taken a foremost plac... ... black with an almost metallic lustre, but often coated by a bright green film. It is soft and can be scratched by a quill; under the blowpipe swell... ... amygdaloidal with minute spheres of the green earth, each enveloped by a film of white, apparently feldspathic, earthy matter: so that the porphyry...

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Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883

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...n World Public Library.org NO. 392, JULY 7, 1883 Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 392, JULY 7, 1883 Author: OLAF VOSS Language: Engl... ...... ...42] [Posted: August 7, 2003] SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUP. NO. 392 Produced by Olaf Voss, Don Kretz, Juliet Su... ...f silver, as produced by different modes of preparation. The color of the film by transmitted light in every case indicated the effect which was lik... ... heaven. He adds, according to Pliny, Titus Livius, and several old Latin historians, that Numa, who was initiated into all the wisdom of Etruria, p...

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Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883

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...n World Public Library.org NO. 392, JULY 7, 1883 Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 392, JULY 7, 1883 Author: OLAF VOSS Language: Engl... ...... ...42] [Posted: August 7, 2003] SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUP. NO. 392 Produced by Olaf Voss, Don Kretz, Juliet Su... ...f silver, as produced by different modes of preparation. The color of the film by transmitted light in every case indicated the effect which was lik... ... heaven. He adds, according to Pliny, Titus Livius, and several old Latin historians, that Numa, who was initiated into all the wisdom of Etruria, p...

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

By: Various

...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 ... ... furnished the first covering to our original parents. According to other historians, the Adam's fig was the plant, which the messengers brought fro...

...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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Silverado (film)

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... $32,192,570[2] Silverado is a 1985 American Western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The screenp... ... Silverado is a 1985 American Western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan. The screenplay was written b... ...eese, Jeff Goldblum, Linda Hunt and Brian Dennehy. The film was produced by Columbia Pictures and Delphi III Productions, and dist... ..., recouping its $23 million production budget. Through an 11-week run, the film was shown at 1,190 theaters at its widest release. Generally met with ... ...verado with Kevin Costner featurette, Along the Silverado Trail: A Western Historians' commentary, Superbit Presentation, Top Western Shootouts featur... ...turette, the making of Silverado, and Along the Silverado Trail: A Western Historians' commentary.[34][35] A supplemental viewing option in the media ... ...of Gold: Hollywood under the Electronic Rainbow, 1980–1989. History of the American Cinema, v. 10. University of California Press.   ... ...er 1980s Western (genre) films American Western (genre) films Films set in the 1880s...

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

By: Various

...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 ... ... furnished the first covering to our original parents. According to other historians, the Adam's fig was the plant, which the messengers brought fro...

...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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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 ... ...ctorian Novelists. Meredith. Hardy. Stevenson. Victorian Essayists and Historians. Typical Writers. Macaulay. Carlyle. Ruskin. Variety of Victori... ...Literature. Two Views of the Pioneers. The Colonial Period. Annalists and Historians. Bradford and Byrd. Puritan and Cavalier Influences. Colonial P... ...terature. Louisa M. Alcott. Trowbridge. Miscellaneous Prose. Thoreau. The Historians. Motley, Prescott and Parkman. Summary of the Period. Selection... ...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...

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Film festival

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... List of film festivals Europe... ... Documentary film festivals New Media art fes... ...festivals A film festival is an organized, extended presentation of films in one or mor... ...ined maximum length. Film festivals are typically annual events. Some film historians do not consider Film Festivals as official releases of film, lik... ...3.3 Independent films 3.4 North American 3.5 Latin American ... ...ic films. The festival played a major role in introducing foreign films to American audiences. Films in the first year included Akira Kurosawa's Thron... ...m Festival, and Vancouver International Film Festival are also major North American festivals. The most notable online film festiv...

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The Achiever: June 15, 2004 Volume 3, No. 11

By: George W. Bush

...hool through grade 5. It includes, for example, a simple recipe for Native American fry bread as a means of exploring the history of these first Ameri... ...tudents in a meaningful study of the past. In so doing, we will help young Americans prepare themselves to meet the challenge of forming ‘a more perfe... ...ests at local, state and national levels and are evaluated by professional historians and educators. But National History Day is more than a contest. ... ...had it in their hands. These documents are a sacred part of our history as Americans. I did not realize how truly special they were until I shared the... ...t laureate, a heart and lung transplant surgeon and a novelist, as well as film and stage actors, teachers, attorneys, and chemical and software engin...

...comprised of activities that can be performed at home for children in preschool through grade 5. It includes, for example, a simple recipe for Native American fry bread as a means of exploring the history of these first Americans....

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Film preservation

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...preservation, or film restoration, describes a series on ongoing efforts among film historians, archivists, museum s, cinematheque s, and non-profi... ...rvation, or film restoration, describes a series on ongoing efforts among film historians, archivists, museum s, cinematheque s, and non-profit or... ... museum s, cinematheque s, and non-profit organizations to rescue decaying film stock and preserve the images which they contain. In the widest s... ...many years the term 'preservation' used to be synonymous with 'duplication' of film. The goal of a preservationist was to create a durable copy withou... ...on was to duplicate nitrate film onto a more secure medium. 90 percent of all American silent films made before 1929 and 50 percent of American so... ...t, preserving the now rare silent films has been a high priority amongst film historians . Because of the fragility of film stock, proper preservat... ... Center, one of only four film conservation centers in the United States. The American Film Institute was founded in 1967 to train the next generati... ...as founded in 1967 to train the next generation of filmmakers and preserve the American film heritage. Its collection now includes over 27, 500 titles...

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Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom Including a Description and History of Cuba, Spain, Philippine Islands, Our Army and Navy, Fighting Strenght, Coast Defenses, And Our Relations with Other Nations

By: Trumbull White

... WAR WITH SPAIN A THRILLING ACCOUNT OF THE LAND AND NAVAL OPERATIONS OF AMERICAN SOLDIERS AND SAILORS IN OUR WAR WITH SPAIN, AND THE HEROIC STRUG... ... WAR SHIPS, ETC., FROM LIFE. FREEDOM PUBLISHING CO. Dedicated To Our American Volunteers PREFACE. Information concerning the islan... ...een of an exceedingly unsatisfactory character until the search-light of American inquiry was thrown upon it from the beginning of the war for Cuba... ...er that infamous order of Captain General Weyler. They have been the real historians of Cuba. It is to all of these sources and others that the in... ...kground of Cuban hills, half seen, half guessed, could be traced a faint film of gray smoke, the one visible evidence of a Spanish freighter strivi... ...ould not effectually fight, and in 1869 he retreated from Spain, and the historians treat the succession as settled in favor of the young girl, who... ...erward at every stage of their desperate fighting. Already there was a film of smoke over the land batteries and along the line of Spanish ships ...

...les with Machete and Rifle XXII. Filibusters from Florida XXIII. Weyler the Butcher XXIV. Cuba Under the Scourge XXV. Fitzhugh Lee to the Front XXVI. Americans in Spanish Dungeons XXVII. Maceo Dead by Treachery XXVIII. Weyler's Reconcentration Policy and Its Horrors XXIX. American Indignation Growing XXX. Outrages on Americans in Cuba XXXI. McKinley Succeeds Cleveland XXXI...

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Neighbours (film)

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...Neighbours (French title: Voisins ) is a 1952 anti-war film by Scottish-Canadian filmmaker Norman McLaren . Produced at the N... ... Scottish-Canadian filmmaker Norman McLaren . Produced at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal, the film uses the technique known as p... ... live actors as stop-motion objects. McLaren created the soundtrack of the film by scratching the edge of the film, creating various blobs, lines, and... ...on McLaren had originally created. In order to make the film palatable for American and European audiences, McLaren was required to remove a scene in ... ...s. While Neighbours is often credited as an animated film by many film historians, very little of the film is actually animated. The majority of t...

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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... ... twenty-four hours in a new surrounding, - the mind, like a photographic film, quickly losing its sensibility. This fleeting receptiveness mak... ...ves it life again, as Christ did Lazarus, is the privilege only of great historians. France is honoring the memory of such a man at this moment; ...

...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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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... ...wenty-four hours in a new surrounding, - the mind, like a photographic film, quickly losing its sensibility. This fleeting receptivenes... ...s it life again, as Christ did Lazarus, is the privilege only of great historians. France is honoring the memory of such a man at this mome...

...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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American Grindhouse

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...oduction company Lux Digital Pictures End Films ... ... Distributed by Lorber Films ... ... Language English American Grindhouse is a 2010 documenta... ... American Grindhouse is a 2010 documentary directed and produced by Elijah Drenner. The film made its world premiere at the Sou... ... Overview The documentary chronicles the history of the American exploitation film from the day... ...en, Jonathan Kaplan, Bob Minor, Lewis Teague, David Hess and Fred Olen Ray. The documentary also features film historians Eddie Muller, Kim Morgan and... ... Hostel (2005) Grindhouse (2007) American Gangster (2007) ...

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