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London Films

By: W. D. Howells

... 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, ... ... UP BESIDE THE SACRED CLOSE] It was necessary to the transaction of the drama that from time to time the agents of the penny-chair company should ... ...ansplanted to our plutocratic soil, something analogous might at least be dramatized. Elsewhere that tradition does not come to flower in the open A... ...he king held a levee at St. James's; and one conceived of it as something dramatic, something historic, something, on the grand scale, civic. But if... ...the conscripts of other countries. On the same terms our own military are romantic. IV THE DUN YEAR'S BRILLIANT FLOWER I had thought... ...ur riches does not judge the English, as might be supposed. They are very romantic, with a young, lusty appetite for the bizarre and the marvellous,... ...of modern travel! I am almost ashamed when I think what a swashing time a romantic novelist, or a person of real imagination would have been having ...

...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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Drama

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... Poem Drama Short story ... ... Comedy Drama Epic ... ... Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance.[1] The te... ...r example).[8] In certain periods of history (the ancient Roman and modern Romantic) some dramas have been written to be read rather than performed.[9... ...e early gems of Urdu Theatre (performed by Parsi Companies) were made into films. Urdu Dramatic tradition has been a spectator’s delight since 100 yea... ... ^ See the entries for "opera", "musical theatre, American", "melodrama" and "Nō" in Banham (1998). ... ... Weimar Romanticism ... ...r example).[8] In certain periods of history (the ancient Roman and modern Romantic) some dramas have been written to be read rather than performed.[9... ... ^ See the entries for "opera", "musical theatre, American", "melodrama" and "Nō" in Banham (1998). ...

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London Films

By: W. D. Howells

... 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, ... ... UP BESIDE THE SACRED CLOSE] It was necessary to the transaction of the drama that from time to time the agents of the penny-chair company should ... ...ansplanted to our plutocratic soil, something analogous might at least be dramatized. Elsewhere that tradition does not come to flower in the open A... ...he king held a levee at St. James's; and one conceived of it as something dramatic, something historic, something, on the grand scale, civic. But if... ...the conscripts of other countries. On the same terms our own military are romantic. IV THE DUN YEAR'S BRILLIANT FLOWER I had thought... ...ur riches does not judge the English, as might be supposed. They are very romantic, with a young, lusty appetite for the bizarre and the marvellous,... ...of modern travel! I am almost ashamed when I think what a swashing time a romantic novelist, or a person of real imagination would have been having ...

...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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American films

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...ciences American Society of Cinematographers ... ... African-American films ... ... American 3D films ... ... Artificially Speaking Artists and Orphans: A True Drama Artois the Goat Artworks (film) A... ... Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer Cyrus (2010 comedy-drama film) Cytherea (film) Czechoslovakia 1968 ... ... Dragoon Wells Massacre Dragstrip Girl (1994 film) Dramatic School (film) Drawing Down the Moon (film) ... ...londe Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. Just Another Romantic Wrestling Comedy Just Around the Corner Ju... ...One Night with the King One Potato, Two Potato One Romantic Night One Run Elmer One Small Hitch ... ... The Broken Cross (1911 film) The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy The Broken Land The Broken Pledge ...

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What Is Man

By: Mark Twain

...lit hair of guessing the complexion of his religion: English--Protestant; American-- ditto; Spaniard, Frenchman, Irishman, Italian, South American-- ... ... scheme, consistently and artistically develops it, and carries the little drama creditably through--all without help or suggestion from you? Y.M. Ye... ..., more episodes; the actor and the story-teller borrowed them. And so the drama grew, little by little, stage by stage. It is made up of the facts o... ... the facts of life, not creations. It took centuries to develop the Greek drama. It borrowed from preceding ages; it lent to the ages that came afte... ...ns, the Russians, the Germans, the French, the English, the Spaniards, the Americans, the South Americans, the Japanese, the Chinese, the Hindus, the ... ... heart of an enchanted land, a land wastefully rich in tropical wonders, a romantic land where all the birds and flowers and animals were of the museu... ...w remember why. After that we made the English pegs fence in European and American history as well as English, and that answered very well. English ... ...) They gavel me, these stale and overworked stage directions, these carbon films that got burnt out long ago and cannot now carry any faintest thread ... ...before Caesar Augustus was born, and was most 154 poetic and touching and romantic in its feelings and aspects. It was a dream. It was dreamed by Ca...

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List of historical period drama films

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... From Tiberius Gracchus to the Sack of Rome (410). BBC Docu-drama. Late Antiquity/Early Middle Age... ...96 1692–1693 dramatization of the Salem witch trials that took place in Province of Mass... ... 1770–1826 The story about the American Founding Father John Adams from the Boston Massacre in 1770 to his... ... 1776 settlers during the American Revolution The Cros... ...ies in America who helped the Patriots behind George Washington during the American Revolution Revoluti... ... 1876–1877 historical drama based on actual diaries of residents of Deadwood, South Dakota, inclu... ... 1935–1940 A romantic suspense war film, set in the late 1930s and 1940 in Britain. ... ... romantic comedy ... ... romantic thriller ...

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What Is Man

By: Mark Twain

...thin a split hair of guessing the complexion of his religion: English--Protestant; American-- ditto; Spaniard, Frenchman, Irishman, Italian, South Am... ...nates the scheme, consistently and artistically develops it, and carries the little drama creditably through--all without help or suggestion from you?... ...incidents, more episodes; the actor and the story-teller borrowed them. And so the drama grew, little by little, stage by stage. It is made up of th... ...ade up of the facts of life, not creations. It took centuries to develop the Greek drama. It borrowed from preceding ages; it lent to the ages that ... ...e Egyptians, the Russians, the Germans, the French, the English, the Spaniards, the Americans, the South Americans, the Japanese, the Chinese, the Hin... ...rough the heart of an enchanted land, a land wastefully rich in tropical wonders, a romantic land where all the birds and flowers and animals were of ... ...do not now remember why. After that we made the English pegs fence in European and American history as well as English, and that answered very well. ... ...nly glad.) They gavel me, these stale and overworked stage directions, these carbon films that got burnt out long ago and cannot now carry any faintes... ...appeared just before Caesar Augustus was born, and was most poetic and touching and romantic in its feelings and aspects. It was a dream. It was drea...

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List of romantic comedy films

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... 1999 American Pie Paul Weitz ... ... 2001 American Pie 2 J. B. Rogers ... ... 2003 American Wedding Jesse Dylan ... ... 2011 Eating Out 4: Drama Camp Q. Allan Brocka ... ... See also List of romantic comedy television series References ... ...mentary Drama ... ...Romance Romantic comedy ... ... CS1 uses 中文-language script (zh) Romantic comedy films Lists of films by genre ... ... 2011 Eating Out 4: Drama Camp Q. Allan Brocka ...

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

...on garage. Yet Babbitt was again dreaming of the fairy child, a dream more romantic than scarlet pagodas by a silver sea. For years the fairy child ha... ...us excursion ashore. Among the tremendous crises of each day none was more dramatic than starting the engine. It was slow on cold mornings; there was ... ... I feel pretty good this morning!” III Epochal as starting the car was the drama of parking it before he entered his office. As he turned from Oberlin... ...lin Avenue & 3d St., N.E Zenith Omar Gribble, Esq., 376 North American Building, Zenith. Dear Mr. Gribble: Your letter of the twentieth t... ...ggone luxury!” Thus, laden with treasure, after three and a half blocks of romantic adventure, he drove up to the club. III The Zenith Athletic Club i... ...ompson, the old-fashioned, lean Yankee, rugged, traditional, stage type of American business man, and Babbitt, the plump, smooth, efficient, up-to-the... ...uch amused by the antiquated provincialism as any proper Englishman by any American. He knew himself to be of a breeding altogether more esthetic and ... ...manufacturing a plow or a brick was so that it might be sold. To them, the Romantic Hero was no longer the knight, the wandering poet, the cowpuncher,... ...The green light of a police-station, and greener radiance on the snow; the drama of a patrol-wagon—gong beating like a terrified heart, headlights sco...

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Romantic comedy film

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...Ewell in The Seven Year Itch trailer. Romantic comedy films are films with light-hearted, humorous plotlines, cen... ...en Year Itch trailer. Romantic comedy films are films with light-hearted, humorous plotlines, centered on romanti... ...comedy films are films with light-hearted, humorous plotlines, centered on romantic ideals such as that true love is able to surmount most obstacles.[... ... and well-matched lovers are united or reconciled".[3] Romantic comedy films are a certain genre of comedy films as well as of rom... ...d lovers are united or reconciled".[3] Romantic comedy films are a certain genre of comedy films as well as of romance films, and ... ...out Nothing and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Some comedy films, such as Knocked Up, combine themes of romantic comedies and stoner c... ...ments which bring the two characters together. Films in this genre include American Pie 2 and even Wedding Crashers. Evolution and... ... ^ http://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/american/romantic-comedy Accessed June 20, 2011 ... ... Drama ...

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What Is Man and Other Essays of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain

...rotestant; Ameri can—ditto; Spaniard, Frenchman, Irishman, Italian, South American—Roman Catholic; Russian—Greek Catholic; T urk—Mohammedan; and so o... ...cheme, con sistently and artistically develops it, and carries the little drama creditably through—all without help or suggestion from you? Y.M. Yes.... ...s, more episodes; the actor and the story teller borrowed them. And so the drama grew, little by little, stage by stage. It is made up of the facts of... ...f the facts of life, not creations. It took centuries to develop the Greek drama. It borrowed from preceding ages; it lent to the ages that came after... ...ns, the Russians, the Germans, the French, the English, the Spaniards, the Americans, the South Americans, the Japanese, the Chinese, the Hindus, the ... ... heart of an enchanted land, a land wastefully rich in tropical wonders, a romantic land where all the birds and flowers and animals were of the museu... ...ow remember why. After that we made the English pegs fence in European and American history as well as English, and that answered very well. English a... ...They gavel me, these stale and overworked stage direc tions, these carbon films that got burnt out long ago and cannot now carry any faintest thread ... ...just before Caesar Augustus was born, and was most poetic and touching and romantic in its feelings and aspects. It was a dream. It was dreamed by Cae...

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American comedy films

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... American action comedy films ... ... American action comedy films ... ... American adventure comedy films ... ... American black comedy films ... ... American comedy-drama films ... ... American romantic comedy films ... ... Eat Me! (2000 film) Eat Your Makeup Eating Out 4: Drama Camp Eating Out 5: The Open Weekend Edison, M... ... Mabel's Blunder Mabel's Busy Day Mabel's Dramatic Career Mabel's Lovers Mabel's Married Life... ... American romantic comedy films ...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...; and a rebellious girl is the spirit of that bewildered empire called the American Middlewest. II Blodgett College is on the edge of Minneapolis. It ... ...played tennis, gave chafing-dish parties, took a graduate semi- nar in the drama, went “twosing,” and joined half a dozen societies for the practise o... ...eers, who in- tended to become missionaries, over painting scenery for the dramatic club, over soliciting advertisements for the college magazine. She... ... wind- ing streets and arcades, but she had assembled the town council and dramatically defeated him. III Though she was Minnesota-born Carol was not ... ...u recipes for curry, voyages to the Solomon Isles, theoso- phy with modern American improvements, treatises upon success in the real-estate business. ... ...t I’ve seen an awful lot of towns—one time I went to Atlantic City for the American Medical Association meet- ing, and I spent practically a week in N... ...ailroad the sections of snow fence, which had been stacked all sum- mer in romantic wooden tents occupied by roving small boys, were set up to prevent... ...eet But what she told herself was that Axel Egge’s was “so picturesque and romantic.” It was in the matter of clothes that she was most self- consciou... ... hate him!” CHAPTER XV That December she was in love with her husband. She romanticized herself not as a great reformer but as the wife of a country p...

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London (2005 drama film)

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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... ...als, glass-eyed, ably stuffed, and set up in the most natural eloquent and dramatic attitudes. The moment we were abed, the rain cleared away and the... ... jump, and no eye is sharp enough to see where it lights. A great deal of romantic nonsense has been written about the Swiss chamois and the perils o... ...anket and sailed out arrayed like an Indian. This was good; this would be romantic; two hundred and fifty people grouped on the windy summit, with th... ...at one who had seen it once could never forget it. They also spoke of the romantic nature of the road over the pass, and how in one place it had been... ...ired to make a note to the effect that in Italy persons connected with the drama do not cheat. The episode with the showman reminds me of a dark chap... ...ored to them. Hence it is plain that in Italy, parties connected with the drama and the omnibus and the toy interests do not cheat. The stocks of go...

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Cyrus (2010 comedy-drama film)

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... $9,931,520[1] Cyrus is a 2010 comedy-drama film written and directed by brothers Jay and Mark Duplass and starri... ...m. At the wedding, however, Cyrus is hurt when he sees how the event stirs romantic feelings between John and his mother. He confronts John in the bat... ... Films directed by Jay and Mark Duplass ... ... English-language films 2010s comedy-drama films American comedy-drama films ... ...films 2010s comedy-drama films American comedy-drama films American films ... ... Fox Searchlight Pictures films American independent films Scott Free Productions fil... ... $9,931,520[1] Cyrus is a 2010 comedy-drama film written and directed by brothers Jay and Mark Duplass and starri... ...m. At the wedding, however, Cyrus is hurt when he sees how the event stirs romantic feelings between John and his mother. He confronts John in the bat... ...films 2010s comedy-drama films American comedy-drama films American films ...

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Martin Eden

By: Jack London

...prosperity, and he honored it by delivering platitudinous sermonettes upon American institutions and the opportunity said institutions gave to any har... ...s, the latter large and brown and cooked in Mexican style. Rice, cooked as American housewives never cook it and can never learn to cook it, appeared ... ...ed. The fruit store, where Martin had bought his vegetables, was run by an American whose business principles were so weak that he let Martin run a bi... ...n of a love-scene between a slender and beautiful princess and a handsome, romantic, young prince - why, I can't accept it, that's all. It's rot; it's... ...h gazed upon the sordid face of poverty. Starving lovers had always seemed romantic to her, - but she had had no idea how starving lovers lived. She h... ... social etiquette and enunciating his views on Paul Verlaine or the German drama or the novels of D'Annunzio. We'd be bored to death. I, for one, if I... .... Humphry Ward's new book to Shaw's latest play, through the future of the drama to reminiscences of Mansfield. They appreciated or sneered at the mor... ...rgets its grief in watching the sunlight percolate through the tear-dimmed films over the pupils, so Martin forgot his sickness, the presence of Ruth,...

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Carnival Films

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...ww.carnivalfilms.co.uk/news/whitechapel-iv-commissioned-itv :*The 7:39: A romantic drama for adults, written by David Nicholls, the author of the nov... ...alfilms.co.uk/news/whitechapel-iv-commissioned-itv :*The 7:39: A romantic drama for adults, written by David Nicholls, the author of the novels One D... ... role. The series introduces Dracula as he arrives in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who maintains that he wants to bring modern science t... ...wife.http://www.nbc.com/news/2012/07/24/nbc-and-sky-living-hd-announce-new-drama-series-dracula-starring-golden-globe-winner-jonathan-rhys-m/ Current... ... May and Thursday 16 May 2013.http://www.carnivalfilms.co.uk/news/carnival-films-and-itv-announce-filming-has-begun-murder-home-front :* The Last Week... ...now.co.uk/news/commissioning/itv1-orders-morrison-adaptation-from-carnival-films/5039267.article The Last Weekend stars Rupert Penry Jones, Genevieve ... ...ry IV (Part II), Henry V: Four TV Movies for BBC Two. :*Page Eight: Single Drama (2011) for BBC One – co-production between Runaway Fridge, Heyday Fil... ...le Drama (2011) for BBC One – co-production between Runaway Fridge, Heyday Films, Carnival Films and Masterpiece. :*Any Human Heart: Mini series (2010...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

...he globe--for instruction is cheap in Heidelberg, and so is living, too. The Anglo-American Club, composed of British and American students, had twen... ...ll be invited to other colleges, or those colleges will send their experts to him. Americans and Englishmen often 26 join one or another of the five... ... the caps 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... ... and animals, glass-eyed, ably stuffed, and set up in the most natural eloquent and dramatic attitudes. The moment we were abed, the rain cleared awa... ...th at one jump, and no eye is sharp enough to see where it lights. A great deal of romantic nonsense has been written about the Swiss chamois and the... ...ed bed blanket and sailed out arrayed like an Indian. This was good; this would be romantic; two hundred and fifty people grouped on the windy summit... ...s, and that one who had seen it once could never forget it. They also spoke of the romantic nature of the road over the pass, and how in one place it... ...hen I retired to make a note to the effect that in Italy persons connected with the drama do not cheat. The episode with the showman reminds me of a ... ...were restored to them. Hence it is plain that in Italy, parties connected with the drama and the omnibus and the toy 288 interests do not cheat. Th...

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List of American superhero films

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...This is a list of superhero films produced by American film studios by year to the present. ... ...This is a list of superhero films produced by American film studios by year to the present. ... ... $624,386,746 Comedy-drama Hellboy II: The Golden... ... Based on the "What's So Funny About Truth, Justice & the American Way?" storyline by Joe Kelly ... ...mentary Drama ... ...Romance Romantic comedy ... ...with links needing disambiguation from November 2014 American superhero films Lists of films by genre ... ... $624,386,746 Comedy-drama Hellboy II: The Golden... ...Romance Romantic comedy ...

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Martin Eden

By: Jack London

...ment and prosperity, and he honored it by delivering platitudinous sermonettes upon American institutions and the opportunity said institutions gave t... ... and beans, the latter large and brown and cooked in Mexican style. Rice, cooked as American housewives never cook it and can never learn to cook it, ... ...less to bed. The fruit store, where Martin had bought his vegetables, was run by an American whose business principles were so weak that he let Martin... ...l illusion of a love-scene between a slender and beautiful princess and a handsome, romantic, young prince - why, I can't accept it, that's all. It's ... ... time Ruth gazed upon the sordid face of poverty. Starving lovers had always seemed romantic to her, - but she had had no idea how starving lovers liv... ...ing up to social etiquette and enunciating his views on Paul Verlaine or the German drama or the novels of D'Annunzio. We'd be bored to death. I, for ... ... from Mrs. Humphry Ward's new book to Shaw's latest play, through the future of the drama to reminiscences of Mansfield. They appreciated or sneered a... ..., that forgets its grief in watching the sunlight percolate through the tear-dimmed films over the pupils, so Martin forgot his sickness, the presence...

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List of sports films

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... sports films in ways they wouldn't with other genres, such as spy films. American football { ! Title ! Year ! Genre ! The Freshman 1925 Comedy Si... ...! Year ! Genre ! The Freshman 1925 Comedy Silent film Maker of Men 1931 Drama A football player finds it hard to please his coach, who's his father... ...32 Comedy Marx Brothers farce about college football. College Coach 1933 Drama Star players get money, academic favoritism under new coach (Pat O'Br... ... (Stuart Erwin) becomes a Texas college football hero. Over the Goal 1937 Drama Football star (William Hopper) risks permanent injury if he keeps pla... ... offers money to any player who can score a touchdown. Knute Rockne, All American 1940 Biographical Life and career of Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne... ...phical Based on college career of Elroy Hirsch, playing himself. The All-American 1953 Drama A quarterback (Tony Curtis) deals with hazing and hards... ...ralia film looking back at 1968 Mexico City Olympics. Run Fatboy Run 2007 Romantic comedy Marathon David Schwimmer-directed comedy about an out-of-sh... ...Christian film about fathers and sons. How Do You Know 2010 Rom-Com A romantic triangle involving a softball player (Reese Witherspoon) and a Was... ...p in a fight contest against a friend. The Prizefighter and the Lady 1933 Romantic Comedy Real-life boxer Max Baer co-stars in a glove story with Myr...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

...ves of foreign lands were very numerous. They hailed from every corner of the globe—for instruction is cheap in Heidelberg, and so is living, too. The... ... Go”ttingen, to fight with a Go”ttingen expert; if he is victorious, he will be invited to other colleges, or those colleges will send their experts t... ...only with the white corps, while we were their guests, and keep aloof from the caps of the other colors. Once I wished to examine some of the swords, ... ... lined with large glass cases which were filled with all sorts of birds and animals, glass-eyed, ably stuffed, and set up in the most natural elo- que... ...try to put your fin- ger on it, it will skip a thousand times its own length at one jump, and no eye is sharp enough to see where it lights. A great d... ... there on the summit the guests did not wait to dress much, but seized a red bed blanket and sailed out arrayed like an Indian. This was good; this wo... ...ngen from the heights of the Bru”nig Pass. They said the view was marvelous, and that one who had seen it once could never forget it. They also spoke ... ...rge sums in that way—it was the kind of per- Mark Twain 286 son I was. Then I retired to make a note to the effect that in Italy persons connected wi... ...ted away; but they were called back, and the franc and one of the coppers were restored to them. Hence it is plain that in Italy, parties connected wi...

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List of fantasy films

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...List of fantasy films is a chronological listing of films in the fantasy genre. Fantasy television programs, including made for... ...listed at List of fantasy television programs. Fantasy films are films with fantastic themes, usually involving magic, supernatura... ... film and horror film, although the genres do overlap. Films in other languages should be listed under their English titles exclus... ... List of science fiction films List of American superhero films External Links ... ...mentary Drama ... ...Romance Romantic comedy ...

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One of Our Conquerors

By: George Meredith

...s upon the theme of business displaced it. Just before the fall, the whole drama of the un- folding of that secret was brilliant to his eyes as a scen... ... us, fret us, nevertheless. Dartrey free, he was relieved of the murderous drama in- 30 One of Our Conquerors cessantly in the mind of shackled men. ... ...CHAPTER V THE LONDON WALK WESTWARD IN THAT NATIONALLY interesting Poem, or Dramatic Satire, once famous, The Rajah in London (London, Limbo and Sons, ... ... He thanked heaven to his wife often, that he had nothing to do with North American or South American mines and pastures or with South Africa and, gol... ...and in- structed Germans not deviously march; whom acute and ad- venturous Americans, with half a cock of the eye in passing, compassionately outstrip... ...nt of commercial matters: rivalries of Banks; Foreign and Municipal Loans, American Rails, and Argen- tine; new Companies of wholesome appearance or s... ...rtrey Fenellan; owing to Fredi’s reproduction or imitation of her mother’s romantic sentiment for Dartrey, doubtless: a bit of jealousy, indicating th... ...im over the heads of all the young men of his time. Cranmer Lotsdale. Most romantic history!’ ‘She’s in love with that, I suppose.’ ‘Now you direct my... ...’ ‘Now you direct my attention to him,’ said Fenellan, ‘the writing of the romantic history has made the texture look a trifle thready. You have a ter...

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List of horror films

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...This is a chronological list of horror films split by decade. Often there may be considerable overlap particularly... ... horror and other genres (including, action, thriller, and science fiction films); the list should attempt to document films which are more closely re... ... Lists by decade List of horror films of the 1890s List of horror films of the 190... ... List of children's films List of American superhero films ... ...sy Dark romanticism ... ...mentary Drama ... ...Romance Romantic comedy ...

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Definitions

By: Henry Seidel Canby

...view of The New York Evening Post, The Bookman, The Nation, and The North American Review_ for permission to reprint such of these essays as have ap... ...TAIN CONDESCENSION TOWARD FICTION THE ESSENCE OF POPULARITY II. ON THE AMERICAN TRADITION THE AMERICAN TRADITION BACK TO NATURE THANKS TO THE... ... THE AMERICAN TRADITION BACK TO NATURE THANKS TO THE ARTISTS TO-DAY IN AMERICAN LITERATURE: ADDRESSED TO THE BRITISH TIME'S MIRROR THE FAMILY MAG... ...TIME'S MIRROR THE FAMILY MAGAZINE III. THE NEW GENERATION THE YOUNG ROMANTICS PURITANS ALL THE OLDER GENERATION A LITERATURE OF PROTEST BAR... ...l of the idyllic; and no anthropologist will ever persuade the reasonably romantic youth that the sweet and chivalrous passion which leads him to mi... ...facts. This sentimentalizing of reality is far more dangerous than the romantic sentimentalizing of the "squashy" variety. It is to be found in s... ...s--fatally easy. And here precisely is the trouble. To borrow a term from dramatic criticism, it is "well made," and that is what makes it so thin, ... ...l. Those who know the theater and its playwrights, are agreed that the dramatic manager, at least in America, is a very poor judge of what the pu... .... Bernard Shaw, in his prefaces to the fiction that he succeeds in making dramatic, is carrying on a tradition that Chaucer practised before him: ...

...e Atlantic Monthly, Harper?s Magazine, The Century Magazine, The Literary Review of The New York Evening Post, The Bookman, The Nation, and The North American Review for permission to reprint such of these essays as have appeared in their columns....

...CONTENTS PREFACE I. ON FICTION SENTIMENTAL AMERICA FREE FICTION A CERTAIN CONDESCENSION TOWARD FICTION THE ESSENCE OF POPULARITY II. ON THE AMERICAN TRADITION THE AMERICAN TRADITION BACK TO NATURE THANKS TO THE ARTISTS TO-DAY IN AMERICAN LITERATURE: ADDRESSED TO THE BRITISH TIME'S MIRROR THE FAMILY MAGAZINE III. THE NEW GENERATION THE YOUNG ROMANTICS PURITANS ALL...

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List of American films of 1910

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... Still from Frankenstein A list of American films released in 1910. ... ... from Frankenstein A list of American films released in 1910. Title ... ... George Nichols, Gladys Egan, Mary Pickford Romantic drama ... ...ichols, Gladys Egan, Mary Pickford Romantic drama A ... ... Kate Bruce, Edward Dillon Drama Ge... ... Henry B. Walthall Drama In... ... American ... ... Incomplete film lists Lists of American films by year 1910 in the United States ... ... George Nichols, Gladys Egan, Mary Pickford Romantic drama ...

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The Thirty-Nine Steps

By: John Buchan

...t, and I had to stop and ask him questions. But here is the gist of it:-- He was an American, from Kentucky, and after college, being pretty well off,... ... reached this city by a mighty queer circuit. I left Paris a dandified young French-American, and I sailed from Hamburg a Jew diamond merchant. In Nor... ... materials for lectures, but when I left Bergen I was a cinema-man with special ski films. And I came here from Leith with a lot of pulp-wood proposit... ... in India. He had a monocle, too, which he stuck in his eye, and every trace of the American had gone out of his speech. "My hat! Mr. Scudder--" I sta... ...ad more confidence in Scudder's judgment. The trouble about him was that he was too romantic. He had the artistic temperament, and wanted a story to b...

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List of American films of 1912

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...list is ; you can help by . A List of American films of 1912 is a compilation of American films released in the y... ... Dorothy Kelly, Leah Baird Romantic comedy ... ... Mignon Anderson, William Garwood Romantic drama ... ... Mignon Anderson, William Garwood Romantic drama Au... ...am Garwood, Florence La Badie, Harry Benham Drama Ba... ... James Cruze, Jean Darnell Drama Th... ... Charlotte Burton, Owen Moore Romantic drama ... ...Commons category without a link on Wikidata Lists of American films by year 1912 in the United States ... ...list is ; you can help by . A List of American films of 1912 is a compilation of American films released in the y...

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The Thirty-Nine Steps

By: John Buchan

...had to stop and ask him questions. But here is the gist of it:-- He was an American, from Kentucky, and after college, being pretty well off, he had s... ...this city by a mighty queer circuit. I left Paris a dandified young French-American, and I sailed from Hamburg a Jew diamond merchant. In Norway I was... ...s for lectures, but when I left Bergen I was a cinema-man with special ski films. And I came here from Leith with a lot of pulp-wood propositions in m... .... He had a monocle, too, which he stuck in his eye, and every trace of the American had gone out of his speech. "My hat! Mr. Scudder--" I stammered. "... ...onfidence in Scudder's judgment. The trouble about him was that he was too romantic. He had the artistic temperament, and wanted a story to be better ...

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List of American films of 1911

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... A Tale of Two Cities A list of American films released in 1911. ... ...Tale of Two Cities A list of American films released in 1911. Title ... ... Charles Ogle, Natalie Jerome Drama Br... ... Edgar G. Wynn Drama Ca... ... Marie Eline, William Garwood Drama Co... ... William Garwood Romantic Comedy ... ... American ... ...Commons category without a link on Wikidata Lists of American films by year 1911 in the United States ... ... William Garwood Romantic Comedy ...

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Definitions

By: Henry Seidel Canby

................................................................19 II. ON THE AMERICAN TRADITION ........................................................ .........................................................................25 THE AMERICAN TRADITION ........................................................ ..................................................................36 TO−DAY IN AMERICAN LITERATURE: ADDRESSED TO THE BRITISH ......................... ..................................................................48 THE YOUNG ROMANTICS .................................................................. ...TIME'S MIRROR • THE FAMILY MAGAZINE • III. THE NEW GENERATION • THE YOUNG ROMANTICS • PURITANS ALL • THE OLDER GENERATION • A LITERATURE OF PROT... ...full of the idyllic; and no anthropologist will ever persuade the reasonably romantic youth that the sweet and chivalrous passion which leads him to m... ...It is fatally easy. And here precisely is the trouble. To borrow a term from dramatic criticism, it is "well made," and that is what makes it so thin,... ...TION 12 Those who know the theater and its playwrights, are agreed that the dramatic manager, at least in America, is a very poor judge of what the p... ...ise. Bernard Shaw, in his prefaces to the fiction that he succeeds in making dramatic, is carrying on a tradition that Chaucer practised before him: ...

... FICTION, 3 -- SENTIMENTAL AMERICA, 3 -- FREE FICTION, 8 -- A CERTAIN CONDESCENSION TOWARD FICTION, 14 -- THE ESSENCE OF POPULARITY, 19 -- II. ON THE AMERICAN TRADITION, 25 -- THE AMERICAN TRADITION, 25 -- BACK TO NATURE, 30 -- THANKS TO THE ARTISTS, 36 -- TO?DAY IN AMERICAN LITERATURE: ADDRESSED TO THE BRITISH, 37 -- TIME'S MIRROR, 42 -- THE FAMILY MAGAZINE, 43 -- III. TH...

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List of American films of 1927

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... A list of American films released in 1927. ... ... Lars Hanson, Marceline Day, Pauline Starke Drama Th... ... Phyllis Haver, Julia Faye Comedy Drama Ch... ... Clara Bow, Esther Ralston, Gary Cooper Drama Th... ... Buster Keaton Romantic comedy ... ... Mae Busch, Charles Delaney, Jean Arthur Romantic comedy ... ... Clara Bow and Antonio Moreno Romantic comedy ... ... American ... ...Commons category without a link on Wikidata Lists of American films by year 1927 in the United States ...

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See America First

By: Orville O. Hiestand

...is not our purpose to make the reader appreciate European scenery less but American scenery more. "America first" should be our slogan, whether in reg... ...be our slogan, whether in regard to political relations or to travel. Many Americans do not know how to appreciate their own natural scenery. Much has... ...elt ourselves less alien when we could detect kinship between European and American plants. But to visit foreign lands is not our real need, for if w... ...to of a vanished race, thinking that, beginning our journey over a road so romantic, the day would hold much in store for us. ON THE ROAD TO BAINBRID... ... were enchanted. How those light silvery notes filled our imagination with romantic dreams of old Flanders. Again we recalled our visit to the Great ... ... tourists. It has been the stage of vast scenic beauty on which the bloody drama of war has so often been enacted. How many and varied have been its a... ...e in an automobile, you think the contrast with its sharp precipices quite dramatic. How the shock absorbers of your spine are brought into play and h... ...erb charm, did not blame those old Dutch farmers for tarrying in a spot so romantic. The Hudson here is singularly beautiful and the tranquil waters ... ... At Newport you constantly hear jokes, laughter and song, but studying the drama of the various faces one sees pride, sensuality, cruelty, and fear th...

...comparable beauty of the Hudson, which perhaps lie at their very doors. It is not our purpose to make the reader appreciate European scenery less but American scenery more. America first should be our slogan, whether in regard to political relations or to travel. Many Americans do not know how to appreciate their own natural scenery. Much has been written about the marvelo...

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List of American films of 1925

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...list is ; you can help by . A List of American films of 1925 is a compilation of American films that were release... ... you can help by . A List of American films of 1925 is a compilation of American films that were released in the ... ... Eleanor Boardman, Malcolm McGregor Romance Drama Cl... ... Rudolph Valentino, Nita Naldi Drama Co... ... Thomas Meighan, Wallace Beery and Lila Lee Drama based on story by Jack Bethea ... ... Bessie Love, Adolphe Menjou Romantic comedy ... ... American ... ...Commons category without a link on Wikidata Lists of American films by year 1925 in the United States ... ... Bessie Love, Adolphe Menjou Romantic comedy ...

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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... ...als, glass-eyed, ably stuffed, and set up in the most natural eloquent and dramatic attitudes. The moment we were abed, the rain cleared away and the ... ...e jump, and no eye is sharp enough to see where it lights. A great deal of romantic nonsense has been written about the Swiss chamois and the perils o... ...lanket and sailed out arrayed like an Indian. This was good; this would be romantic; two hundred and fifty people grouped on the windy summit, with th... ...hat one who had seen it once could never forget it. They also spoke of the romantic nature of the road over the pass, and how in one place it had been... ...ired to make a note to the effect that in Italy persons connected with the drama do not cheat. The episode with the showman reminds me of a dark chap... ...tored to them. Hence it is plain that in Italy, parties connected with the drama and the omnibus and the toy interests do not cheat. The stocks of go...

...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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List of American films of 1933

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...list is ; you can help by . A list of American feature films released in 1933. Cavalcade won Best Picture... ...Richard Dix, Ralph Bellamy, Elizabeth Allan Drama, War ... ...Irene Dunne, Walter Huston, Edna May Oliver Drama Th... ... Ralph Forbes, Adrienne Ames, Arthur Vinton Drama, Crime ... ... Gary Cooper, Fay Wray Romantic comedy ... ... Ginger Rogers, Norman Foster, ZaSu Pitts Romantic comedy ... ... Mae West, Cary Grant, Gilbert Roland Romantic comedy ... ... American ... ...Commons category without a link on Wikidata Lists of American films by year 1933 in film ...

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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... ...imals, glass−eyed, ably stuffed, and set up in the most natural eloquent and dramatic attitudes. The moment we were abed, the rain cleared away and th... ...one jump, and no eye is sharp enough to see where it lights. A great deal of romantic nonsense has been written about the Swiss chamois and the perils... ... blanket and sailed out arrayed like an Indian. This was good; this would be romantic; two hundred and fifty people grouped on the windy summit, with ... ... that one who had seen it once could never forget it. They also spoke of the romantic nature of the road over the pass, and how in one place it had be... ...etired to make a note to the effect that in Italy persons connected with the drama do not cheat. The episode with the showman reminds me of a dark cha... ...estored to them. Hence it is plain that in Italy, parties connected with the drama and the omnibus and the toy interests do not cheat. The stocks of g...

...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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List of American films of 1931

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... A list of American films released in 1931. Cimarron won Best Picture at the A... ... Kay Francis, Miriam Hopkins, Regis Toomey Drama Al... ... George Arliss, Doris Kenyon, Montagu Love Drama Al... ...tasy An American Tragedy Josef von Sternberg ... ...Sylvia Sidney, Phillips Holmes, Frances Dee Drama An... ...Barbara Kent, John Holland, Dorothy Christy Romantic crime/mystery ... ... Mary Pickford, Reginald Denny Romantic comedy ... ... Marie Dressler, Polly Moran, Roscoe Ates Romantic comedy ... ... American ...

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