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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, ... ...auty is very, very great, not a beauty of coloring alone, but a beauty of feature which is able to be patrician without being unkind; and if, as som... ...s protest in the spectators which would not have been less real for being silent. But again I say the thing would not have been possible with us in ... ...ts, who had great beauty of complexion, of course, and as great beauty of feature. They were doubtless the result of a natural selection, to which m... ...bound in London, of a type combining more of the Continental and American features than the traits of the old English hotel, which was dark, cold, g... ...than the traits of the old English hotel, which was dark, cold, grim, and silently rapacious, heavy In appointments and unwholesome in refection. Th... ... my memory with those I eavesdropped so eagerly on the omnibus-top, was a silent pair I noted one day in St. Paul's. They were imaginably a bridal p...

...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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... series Silent films ... ...ciences American Society of Cinematographers ... ... African-American films ... ... American 3D films ... ...ille (1915 film) Camille (1917 film) Camille (1926 feature film) Camille (1926 short film) Camille (20... ...ency, the Governor Her Fatal Millions Her Father's Silent Partner Her First Romance Her Fractured Voic... ...Jam Jaws: The Revenge Jaws 3-D Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back Jayne Mansfield's Car Jazz a... ... Yelling to the Sky YellowBrickRoad Yellow (2006 feature film) Yellow Cargo Yellow Face (film) ... ...ille (1915 film) Camille (1917 film) Camille (1926 feature film) Camille (1926 short film) Camille (20...

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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, ... ...auty is very, very great, not a beauty of coloring alone, but a beauty of feature which is able to be patrician without being unkind; and if, as som... ...s protest in the spectators which would not have been less real for being silent. But again I say the thing would not have been possible with us in ... ...ts, who had great beauty of complexion, of course, and as great beauty of feature. They were doubtless the result of a natural selection, to which m... ...bound in London, of a type combining more of the Continental and American features than the traits of the old English hotel, which was dark, cold, g... ...than the traits of the old English hotel, which was dark, cold, grim, and silently rapacious, heavy In appointments and unwholesome in refection. Th... ... my memory with those I eavesdropped so eagerly on the omnibus-top, was a silent pair I noted one day in St. Paul's. They were imaginably a bridal p...

...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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Silent film

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...from the 1921 Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, one of the highest-grossing silent films. ... ...lock scene from Safety Last! (1923) A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound, especially with ... ...ith no synchronized recorded sound, especially with no spoken dialogue. In silent films for entertainment the dialogue is transmitted through muted ge... ... by the United States Library of Congress announced that a total of 70% of American silent films are believed to be completely lost.[1] ... ... music and sound Showings of silent films almost always featured live music, starting with the guitarist, at the first public proje... ...d other ways of bringing sound to silent films. The early cinema of Brazil featured fitas cantatas: filmed operettas with singers performing behind th... ...ent in Japanese film, as well as providing translation for foreign (mostly American) movies.[9] The popularity of the benshi was one reason why silent... ...rs to deliver larger-than-life expressions for emphasis. As early as 1914, American viewers had begun to make known their preference for greater natur... ....[20] By the beginning of the 1910s, with the onset of feature-length films, tinting was used as another mood setter, just as comm...

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The Silent Bullet

By: Arthur B. Reeve

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE SILENT BULLET Author: ARTHUR B. REEVE Language: English Subject: Fiction,... ...... ... Reeve January, 2001 [eBook #2454] PGCC Collection: The Silent Bullet, by Arthur B. Reeve eBook file: sbllt10.htm or sbllt10.zip... ...ive me a Byrnes." "On the contrary," replied Kennedy, his clean-cut features betraying an earnestness which I knew indicated that he was ... ...ge," asked Kennedy, ignoring what to me seemed to be the most important feature of the case, the mystery of the silent bullet. "Didn't you see i... ...y composed again, "we have said nothing whatever of the most mysterious feature of the case, the firing of the shot. The murderer could have th... ... disappeared.' "Now here, I believe, was the suggestion which this American criminal followed, for I cut it out of the paper rather expecti... ...y is that her claim is situated near the mine of a group of powerful American capitalists, who are opposed to having any competition, and on ... ...panish-America paper whose editor was especially well informed on South American affairs. "Do I know Mrs. Ralston?" he repeated, thoughtf...

This document contains chapters such as The Silent Bullet, The Scientific Cracksman, and The Bacteriological Detective.

...CONTENTS CHAPTER CRAIG KENNEDY'S THEORIES I The Silent Bullet II The Scientific Cracksman III The Bacteriological Detective IV The Deadly Tube V The Seismograph Adventure VI The Diamond Maker VII The Azure Ring VIII Spontaneous Combustion IX The Terror In The Air X The Bla...

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Blackhawk Films

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...r famous comedy series of the past. Blackhawk also offered newsreels, documentaries, and silent feature films. With the rise of the video market in th... ...s comedy series of the past. Blackhawk also offered newsreels, documentaries, and silent feature films. With the rise of the video market in the early... ... series of the past. Blackhawk also offered newsreels, documentaries, and silent feature films. With the rise of the video market in the early 1980s, ... ...lements still later by archivist David Shepard. History of Blackhawk Films The company was founded in 1927 as E... ...producers. Blackhawk began publishing monthly catalogs in 1949. More than 2,500,000 used films were sold by mail order before this business was discon... ...both 8 mm and 16 mm. Included in this "Collector Series" were Laurel and Hardy silents from Hal Roach Studios, authorized editions of Keysto... ..., documentaries, serials, and cartoons. Blackhawk continued to cater to dyed-in-the-wool silent-film enthusiasts; Art Acord, Theda Bara, Charles Hutch... ...in the home-movie gauges. Since the late 1960s, David Shepard of the American Film Institute had been working closely with Kent Ea...

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The Silent Bullet

By: Arthur Benjamin Reeve

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE SILENT BULLET Author: ARTHUR B. REEVE Language: English Subject: Fiction... ...... .........................................................................1 The Silent Bullet i The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve CHAPTER I. The Silent ... ... of it, give me a Byrnes." "On the contrary," replied Kennedy, his clean−cut features betraying an earnestness which I knew indicated that he was lead... ...message," asked Kennedy, ignoring what to me seemed to be the most important feature of the case, the mystery of the silent bullet. "Didn't you see it... ...wardly composed again, "we have said nothing whatever of the most mysterious feature of the case, the firing of the shot. The murderer could have thru... ...tudent has disappeared.' "Now here, I believe, was the suggestion which this American criminal followed, for I cut it out of the paper rather expectin... ...Her story is that her claim is situated near the mine of a group of powerful American capitalists, who are opposed to having any competition, and on t... ...f a Spanish−America paper whose editor was especially well informed on South American affairs. "Do I know Mrs. Ralston?" he repeated, thoughtfully lig...

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Slasher films

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...Films in the slasher genre. Films which merely feature murderers or serial killers do not themselves cl... ...Films in the slasher genre. Films which merely feature murderers or serial killers do not themselves classify as slasher f... ... feature murderers or serial killers do not themselves classify as slasher films; it is a specific genre with a general trait of featuring a mysteriou... ... Moan (film) Moonstalker Mortuary (1983 American film) Mountaintop Motel Massacre Mr. Jingl... ...n Black Shredder (film) Shrooms (film) Silent Bloodnight Silent Night, Bloody Night Silent... ...ent Night, Bloody Night Silent Night, Deadly Night Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 Silent Night (2012 film) ... ...ight, Deadly Night Part 2 Silent Night (2012 film) Silent Scream (1980 film) Simon Says (film) Sisters... ... Films in the slasher genre. Films which merely feature murderers or serial killers do not themselves classify as slasher f... ... Moan (film) Moonstalker Mortuary (1983 American film) Mountaintop Motel Massacre Mr. Jingl...

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The Silent Sea

By: Catherine Martin

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE SILENT SEA Author: CATHERINE MARTIN Language: English Subject: Fiction, ... ...... ..........................................................................1 The Silent Sea i The Silent Sea Catherine Martin • Volume I. • Chapter I • C... ...a slender upright svelte figure. She had dark eyes and hair, and well−formed features. Her forehead was rather low; the mouth a trifle wide. But she h... ...st every human being with whom he came in contact was one of the most marked features of Victor's temperament. 'That sort of confidence in mankind dep... ...llection of her mother's face. The large serene eyes, the delicately−moulded features, the sweet quiet mouth, with its wistful little smile, would ris... ...r the history of the pmine had been for two years more erratic than ever, an American manager9 of great skill and experience was secured. For more tha... ...he directors despaired of finding anyone worthy of coming after the lamented American manager. But in the course of a week they succeeded in inducing ... ...d always got very much excited when he began talking of it. He had bought an American waggon10 and a pair of horses, and he was buying up a lot of the...

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Silent Hill (video game)

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...eo game for the PlayStation published by Konami and developed by Team Silent, a Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo group. The first installmen... ...Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo group. The first installment in the Silent Hill series, the game was released in North America in January 199... ...n North America in January 1999, and in Japan and Europe later that year. Silent Hill uses a third-person view, with real-time 3D environments .... ...as he searches for his missing adopted daughter in the eponymous fictional American town of Silent Hill; stumbling upon a cult conducting a ritual t... ... Silent Hill have been released, including a 2001 visual novel, the 2006 feature film Silent Hill , and a 2009 reimagining of the game, titled .... ...ript into English. The town of Silent Hill is an interpretation of a small American community as imagined by the Japanese team. It was based on Wester... ...y as imagined by the Japanese team. It was based on Western literature and films, as well as on depictions of American towns in European and Russia... ... It was based on Western literature and films, as well as on depictions of American towns in European and Russian culture . The game's joke ending ...

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Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884

By: Various

... World Public Library.org NO. 447, JULY 26, 1884 Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 447, JULY 26, 1884 Author: DON KRETZ Language: Eng... ...... ... [Posted: September 16, 2003] SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUP. NO. 447 Produced by Don Kretz, Juliet Sutherland, a... ... can only be used with a clutch, not with a differential gear. The most silent, neatest, and cleanest driver, the one of which the working frictio... ...n unknown region is content if he can in some measure delineate its grand features--its rivers, its mountain chains, its plains; if he be a geologis... ..., but with cold water only instead of hot soapsuds. The distinguishing features of Mr. Mullings' process are, method by which loss of carbon disu... ...ils connected with the coupling of the wires, from the very fact that the features of a two-pole machine are not found exactly in a multipolar one. ... ...called contact-points of the electrodes, and that across these spaces, or films of gaseous matter, silent electrical discharges take place, the stre... ...the electrodes, and that across these spaces, or films of gaseous matter, silent electrical discharges take place, the strengths of which, being det...

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Silent Running

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... Silent Running is a 1972 environmentally themed American science fiction film starring Bruce Dern, featuring Cliff ... ..., who had previously worked as a special effects supervisor on science fiction films, including and The Andromeda Strain . Plot The film depicts... ...reserved in enormous, greenhouse-like geodesic dome s attached to a fleet of American Airlines space freighters, currently just outside the orbit o... ...ll developed the sequence after production, and it was recreated for Saturn in Silent Running. The interiors were filmed aboard the decommissioned K... ..., Acadia, Blue Ridge, Glacier, and Mojave — are also mentioned. Each ship features a designation on the hull which notes the area from which some... ...y 800 prefabricated model aircraft or tank kits. After filming was completed, American Airlines expressed an interest in sending the model on the to... ...er Schickele . It contains two songs written by Schickele and Diane Lampert — "Silent Running" and "Rejoice in the Sun" — which were performed by popu... ...ing his preference for it over .http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/markkermode/2011/11/silent_running.html?postid=110755824 In 2008, Silent Running was nomin... ...ton said he was influenced by this film, as was Duncan Jones in making his feature debut, Moon .Doug Naylor, Rob Grant and Ed Bye cite Silent...

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Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884

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... World Public Library.org NO. 447, JULY 26, 1884 Title: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 447, JULY 26, 1884 Author: DON KRETZ Language: Eng... ...... ... [Posted: September 16, 2003] SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUP. NO. 447 Produced by Don Kretz, Juliet Sutherland, a... ... can only be used with a clutch, not with a differential gear. The most silent, neatest, and cleanest driver, the one of which the working frictio... ...n unknown region is content if he can in some measure delineate its grand features--its rivers, its mountain chains, its plains; if he be a geologis... ..., but with cold water only instead of hot soapsuds. The distinguishing features of Mr. Mullings' process are, method by which loss of carbon disu... ...ils connected with the coupling of the wires, from the very fact that the features of a two-pole machine are not found exactly in a multipolar one. ... ...called contact-points of the electrodes, and that across these spaces, or films of gaseous matter, silent electrical discharges take place, the stre... ...the electrodes, and that across these spaces, or films of gaseous matter, silent electrical discharges take place, the strengths of which, being det...

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Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

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... Akira Yamaoka Series Silent Hill ... ... Distribution Optical disc Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (... ...d in January 2010. In April 2014, it appeared on the PlayStation Network. The game is the seventh installment in the Silent Hill video game series, se... ...Memories retains the premise of the original game—Harry Mason's quest to find his missing daughter in the fictitious American town of Silent Hill—but ... ...o the storyline. Akira Yamaoka composed the soundtrack of the game, which was the first in the series to prominently feature dynamic music. The game r... ...nated partly because the developers wanted to create an Otherworld for the game, as previous games in the series had featured the same theme as Silent... ...the protagonist is a regular person and the antagonist is powerful, they avoided the common survival horror gameplay feature of a player character who... ...[38] and examined the survival horror gameplay staple of difficult combat and sluggish opponents, inspired by zombie films and modelled after the vide... ...mes Alone in the Dark (1992) and Resident Evil (1996).[40] They also analyzed around 50 chase sequences from various films, including horror films, an...

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Children's Internet Protection Act (Cipa) Ruling

By: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

...ED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, : CIVIL ACTION INC., et al. : : v. ... ...d Change 32 3. The Amount of Sexually Explicit Material on the Web 34 D. American Public Libraries 35 1. The Mission of Public Libraries, and Their... ...decentralized network of computers around the world. Its most familiar feature is the World Wide Web (the "Web"), a network of computers known a... ...nformation to a worldwide audience; it is used by more than 143 million Americans. Indeed, much of the world's knowledge accumulated over centu... ...ifier that indicates the company's evaluation of whether the content or features of the Web site or page accessed via that URL meets one or more of... ...e additional pages through this approach is limited by the architectural feature of the Web that page-to-page links tend to converge rather than ... ...e a municipal ordinance prohibiting drive-in movie theaters from showing films containing nudity if they were visible from a public street or pla... ...osed to signal bleed under time channeling as well. . . . The record is silent as to the comparative effectiveness of the two alternatives. Pl...

...ding. The Internet, as is well known, is a vast, interactive medium based on a decentralized network of computers around the world. Its most familiar feature is the World Wide Web (the ?Web?), a network of computers known as servers that provide content to users. The Internet provides easy access to anyone who wishes to provide or distribute information to a worldwide audi...

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List of American comedy films

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...This is a list of American comedy films. It is separated into two categories: short films and feature films.... ...erican comedy films. It is separated into two categories: short films and feature films. Any film over 40 minutes long is considered to be of featur... ... over 40 minutes long is considered to be of feature-length (although most feature films produced since 1950 are considerably longer, those made in ea... ...936Movie Maniacs ;1937 ;1938Termites of 1938 ;1939 ;1940The New Pupil Feature length films 1910s ;1910 ;1911 ;1912 ;1913 ;1914A Golf InsectB... ...oveThe West Point Story ;1951Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible ManAn American in ParisAngels in the OutfieldComin' Round the MountainDouble Dyna... ...he Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze ;1964A Shot in the DarkThe Americanization of EmilyThe Brass BottleThe Disorderly Orderly Ensign Pulve... ...USNFamily PlotThe Gumball RallyGusMurder by DeathNickelodeonThe Shaggy D.A.Silent MovieSilver StreakTunnel Vision ;1977A Piece of the ActionAnnie Hal... ...MatildaThe Mirror Has Two FacesMultiplicityMuppet Treasure IslandMy Fellow AmericansThe Nutty ProfessorThe PallbearerPuddle CruiserSnowboard AcademySp... ...nnesFreddy Got FingeredGet Over ItHeartbreakersHow HighHuman NatureJay and Silent Bob Strike Back Joe DirtJosie and the PussycatsKate & LeopoldKingdom...

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Children's Internet Protection Act (Cipa) Ruling

By: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

...RICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, : CIVIL ACTION INC., et al. ... ...ange 3. The Amount of Sexually Explicit Material on the Web D. American Public Libraries 1. The Mission of Public Libraries, and The... ...a decentralized network of computers around the world. Its most familiar feature is the World Wide Web (the "Web"), a network of computers known as... ... information to a worldwide audience; it is used by more than 143 million Americans. Indeed, much of the world's knowledge accumulated over centuri... ...ntifier that indicates the company's evaluation of whether the content or features of the Web site or page accessed via that URL meets one or more o... ...ve additional pages through this approach is limited by the architectural feature of the Web that page-to-page links tend to converge rather than di... ...e a municipal ordinance prohibiting drive-in movie theaters from showing films containing nudity if they were visible from a public street or place... ...posed to signal bleed under time channeling as well. . . . The record is silent as to the comparative effectiveness of the two alternatives. Pla...

...ding. The Internet, as is well known, is a vast, interactive medium based on a decentralized network of computers around the world. Its most familiar feature is the World Wide Web (the ?Web?), a network of computers known as servers that provide content to users. The Internet provides easy access to anyone who wishes to provide or distribute information to a worldwide audi...

...1. Background 2. The Indexable Web, the Deep Web; Their Size and Rates of Growth and Change 3. The Amount of Sexually Explicit Material on the Web D. American Public Libraries 1. The Mission of Public Libraries, and Their Reference and Collection Development Practices 2. The Internet in Public Libraries a. Internet Use Policies in Public Libraries b. Methods for Regulating...

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List of lost films

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Angel Island

By: Inez Haynes Gillmore

...again. So bruised and bloodless of skin were they, so bleak and sharp of feature, so stark and hollow of eye, so rigid and moveless of limb that th... ...dventure, and romance; with Pete Murphy, German opera, French literature, American muckraking, and Japanese art. The flaw which made him alien was n... ...f his face his ragged, rusty beard left uncovered was regularly if coldly featured. He was ascetic in type. Moreover, the look of the born disciplin... ...les, then another and still another until Honey offered to "excavate" his features. Ralph Addington developed a rich, subcutaneous, golden-umber glo... ...woke in high spirits, began to joke Ralph Addington. The other three were silent. In fifteen minutes they were all asleep; sixty, they were all awak... ...erybody dropped. They all sat as they fell. They sat motionless. They sat silent. "The name of this place is 'Angel Island,'" announced Billy Fair... ...arose early in the morning and watched. He went for long, slow, solitary, silent, prowling hikes into the interior. His eyes began to look strained... ...n made twin crescents of foaming silver, twin bubbles of white fire, twin films of fairy gossamer, twin vials that held the very essence of poetry. ...

...dy had moved. Indeed, it, looked almost as if they would never speak or move again. So bruised and bloodless of skin were they, so bleak and sharp of feature, so stark and hollow of eye, so rigid and moveless of limb that they might have been corpses. Mentally, too, they were almost moribund. They stared vacantly, straight out to sea. They stared with the unwinking fixedne...

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Film

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... A clip from the Charlie Chaplin silent film The Bond (1918) The rise o... ...tions of Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton and others, quickly caught up with American film-making and continued to further advance the medium. ... ...een. The resulting sound films were initially distinguished from the usual silent "moving pictures" or "movies" by calling them "talking pictures" or ... ...ng pictures" or "talkies." The revolution they wrought was swift. By 1930, silent film was practically extinct in the US and already being referred to... ...932, then also for live-action short films and isolated sequences in a few feature films, then for an entire feature film, Becky Sharp, in 1935. The e... ...iferation of black-and-white television started seriously depressing North American theater attendance. In an attempt to lure audiences back into thea... ... European cinema Latin American cinema North Amer... ...t in the film frame, compared to an earlier historic aspect ratios.[10] A "feature length film", or "feature film", is of a conventional full length, ... ... in a ticketed screening.[11] A "short" is a film that is not as long as a feature length film, usually screened with other shorts, or preceding a fea...

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Angel Island

By: Inez Haynes Gillmore

...e again. So bruised and bloodless of skin were they, so bleak and sharp of feature, so stark and hollow of eye, so rigid and moveless of limb that the... ...adventure, and romance; with Pete Murphy, German opera, French literature, American muckraking, and Japanese art. The flaw which made him alien was no... ...of his face his ragged, rusty beard left uncovered was regularly if coldly featured. He was ascetic in type. Moreover, the look of the born disciplina... ...kles, then another and still another until Honey offered to "excavate" his features. Ralph Addington developed a rich, subcutaneous, golden-umber glow... ... woke in high spirits, began to joke Ralph Addington. The other three were silent. In fifteen minutes they were all asleep; sixty, they were all awake... ...verybody dropped. They all sat as they fell. They sat motionless. They sat silent. "The name of this place is 'Angel Island,'" announced Billy Fairfa... ... arose early in the morning and watched. He went for long, slow, solitary, silent, prowling hikes into the interior. His eyes began to look strained f... ...on made twin crescents of foaming silver, twin bubbles of white fire, twin films of fairy gossamer, twin vials that held the very essence of poetry. S...

...dy had moved. Indeed, it, looked almost as if they would never speak or move again. So bruised and bloodless of skin were they, so bleak and sharp of feature, so stark and hollow of eye, so rigid and moveless of limb that they might have been corpses. Mentally, too, they were almost moribund. They stared vacantly, straight out to sea. They stared with the unwinking fixedne...

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List of films released by Miramax Films

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... This is a selected list of feature films originally released and/or distributed by... ... This is a selected list of feature films originally released and/or distributed by Miramax... ... The Tall Guy (produced by London Weekend Television and Working Title Films) (September 21, 1990) ... ...die as F.R.O.7 US Distribution only; produced by Hollywood Road Films ... ... August 24, 2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back w... ... February 7, 2003 The Quiet American ... ...8, 2006 Hollywoodland with Focus Features ... ... The Debt co-production with Focus Features ...

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National Endowment for the Arts

By: James Bradley

... whose profile is visible. But for half a century he was almost completely silent about Iwo Jima.To his wife of forty-seven years he spoke about it on... ...f the Navy Cross. In his quiet humility he kept that from us.Why was he so silent? I think the answer is summed up in his belief that the true heroes ... ...xcellence in the arts — both new and established, bringing the arts to all Americans, and providing leadership in arts education. Through its grants ... ...que literary program is aimed at preserving the stories and reflections of American troops who have served our nation on the frontlines –– as in Afgha... ...capture these individual accounts and preserve them for the public record. American letters will be richer for their addition. Photo by Vance Jacobs ... ...ncluding the novel The Line of the Sun (1991) and her personal nar- rative Silent Dancing: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood (1990). H... ...r for Soldiers magazine and also wrote for Stars and Stripes and Army News Feature. He was an honors graduate from the Journalism program, U.S. Depart... ...y men and women, as well as the PBS documentary of the same name. The book features 200 previously unpub- lished letters from the Civil War, World War... ...irginia and Memphis State University. Foote achieved public fame after his featured appearances in Ken Burns’s award-winning documentary, The Civil Wa...

...ather, I said. He is the most identifiable of the six figures, the only one whose profile is visible. But for half a century he was almost completely silent about Iwo Jima.To his wife of forty-seven years he spoke about it only once, on their first date. It was not until after his death that we learned of the Navy Cross. In his quiet humility he kept that from us.Why was h...

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List of IMAX films

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...This is a list of films shot in full with IMAX cameras. Films that may have been projected onto IMAX screens using a standard 35mm ... ...displayed where available. Due of the ease of downconverting, most IMAX 3D films have also been remastered and exhibited in 2D, with an appropriate na... ... Ontario: Summertide (1976) Rivers of North America (1976) Ocean (1977) Silent Sky (1977) Alfa 78 (1978) Genesis (1978) Living Planet (1979) No... ...980) The Eruption of Mount St. Helens! (1980) My Strange Uncle (1981) An American Adventure (1981) The Great Barrier Reef (1981) World Coaster (1... ... La Blanca Paloma (1994) Yellowstone (1994) (April 1, 1994) The Great American West (1995) Ozarks: Legacy & Legend (1995) Fun House Express (1... ...tober 1995) Across the Sea of Time (3D) (October 20, 1995) The Fiddle: An American Family Saga (1995) Valencia, Spain (1995) The Story of Winds (1... ... Adventure (3D) (1999) Hemingway: A Portrait (usually shown as a double-feature with The Old Man and the Sea ) (1999) Siegfried & Roy: The Magic B... ...gic Box (3D) (1999) The Old Man and the Sea (usually shown as a double-feature with Hemingway: A Portrait ) (1999) Wolves (March 1, 1999) Encou... ...Straight Up: Helicopters in Action (January 1, 2002) In Five Minutes, The Feature (February 10, 2002) Kilimanjaro: To the Roof of Africa (March 8, ...

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See America First

By: Orville O. Hiestand

...in the crimson light. From the earth, as from a shore, I look out into the silent sea. I seem to partake its rapid transformations; the active enchant... ...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... ...t having been veiled in a soft tint of transparent gray. It was remarkably silent. Only the wood-thrush poured forth her serene notes, seeming miles a... ... this. A cooing dove (just one) murmured her dreamy threnody and then was silent. Far in the distance a wood thrush was sounding his vesper bell soft... ... was not only a fort but was probably used as a village site, and has some features about it which are regarded as of a religious nature. The hill on ... ...s rove over the vast undulating country around us, only the more prominent features impress themselves on our view. The lesser details, the waving gra... ...at wonderful trinity--candor, sincerity and simplicity-- were the striking features of his character and "an air of noble dignity never left his manly...

...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 drug films

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.... Drug cinema ranges from the ultra-realistic to the utterly surreal; some films are unabashedly pro- or anti-drug, while others are less judgmental. ... ...i-drug, while others are less judgmental. The drugs most commonly shown in films are cocaine, heroin, LSD, cannabis (see Stoner film) and methamphetam... ...e Stoner film) and methamphetamine. There is extensive overlap with crime films, which are more likely to treat drugs as plot devices to keep the act... ...ltered States (1980). Cannabis, Amanita Muscaria, LSD, DMT, and psilocybin.American Beauty (1999). Cannabis.American Cowslip (2009). Heroin.American G... ...erican Cowslip (2009). Heroin.American Gangster (2007). Heroin and cocaine.American Psycho (2000). Cocaine, Halcion, Xanax, Ecstasy and Cannabis.Ameri... ...Charlie Bartlett (2008). Prescription pills.Cheech & Chong's various films feature drugs such as Cannabis, Cocaine, LSD, Peyote and various pills and ... ...990) Quinuclidinyl benzilate (BZ).Janky Promoters (2009). Cannabis.Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001). Cannabis.Jesus' Son (1999). Heroin, cannabis... ...ock (2001). Marijuana, hashish, psychedelic mushrooms and cocaine.The Last American Virgin (1982). Marijuana and Cocaine.The Last Days of Disco (1998)... ...ocaine, cannabis.Tideland (2005). Heroin.The Tingler (1959). First film to feature LSD.Tommy (1975).Trapped in a Purple Haze (2000). Heroin.Traffic (2...

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Angel Island

By: Inez Haynes Gillmore

...ove again. So bruised and bloodless of skin were they, so bleak and sharp of feature, so stark and hollow of eye, so rigid and moveless of limb that t... ..., adventure, and romance; with Pete Murphy, German opera, French literature, American muckraking, and Japanese art. The flaw which made him alien was ... ...t of his face his ragged, rusty beard left uncovered was regularly if coldly featured. He was ascetic in type. Moreover, the look of the born discipli... ...eckles, then another and still another until Honey offered to "excavate" his features. Ralph Addington developed a rich, subcutaneous, golden−umber gl... ...ys woke in high spirits, began to joke Ralph Addington. The other three were silent. In fifteen minutes they were all asleep; sixty, they were all awa... ... Everybody dropped. They all sat as they fell. They sat motionless. They sat silent. "The name of this place is 'Angel Island,'" announced Billy Fairf... ...He arose early in the morning and watched. He went for long, slow, solitary, silent, prowling hikes into the interior. His eyes began to look strained... ...moon made twin crescents of foaming silver, twin bubbles of white fire, twin films of fairy gossamer, twin vials that held the very essence of poetry....

...dy had moved. Indeed, it, looked almost as if they would never speak or move again. So bruised and bloodless of skin were they, so bleak and sharp of feature, so stark and hollow of eye, so rigid and moveless of limb that they might have been corpses. Mentally, too, they were almost moribund. They stared vacantly, straight out to sea. They stared with the unwinking fixedne...

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List of sports films

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... covering sports activities. Sports movies have been made since the era of silent films, such as the 1915 film The Champion starring Charlie Chaplin. ... ... sports films in ways they wouldn't with other genres, such as spy films. American football { ! Title ! Year ! Genre ! The Freshman 1925 Comedy Si... ... American football { ! Title ! Year ! Genre ! The Freshman 1925 Comedy Silent film Maker of Men 1931 Drama A football player finds it hard to pl... ... 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... ... football seeking first playoff win in history. Oscar for Best Documentary Feature. Touchback 2012 Drama Ohio farmer relives a high school footba... ...ck and field) { ! Title ! Year ! Genre ! Event(s) ! College 1927 Comedy Silent film with Buster Keaton trying multiple sports. Olympic Games 1927 ... ...rama Blinder 2013 Drama Auto racing NB: This list excludes films that feature illegally run street races unless legitimate races are integral to ... ... journeys across Europe to witness 2005 UEFA Champions League Final, which features dad's favorite football club Liverpool. United 2011 Drama Base...

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The Thirty-Nine Steps

By: John Buchan

...d I have long cherished an affection for that elemental type of tale which Americans call the 'dime novel' and which we know as the 'shocker' - the ro... ... 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... ...lking about the goodwill and good intentions of Germany our coast would be silently ringed with mines, and submarines would be waiting for every battl... ...ish Isles in full cry after me and the watchers of the Black Stone running silently and swiftly on my trail. I had no very clear purpose in my journe... ...he day, and locking the door behind him; and came in in the evening to sit silent in the chimney corner. Not a soul came near the place. When I was ge... ...r to the floor. His kind had put the bullet in Karolides. The plump man's features seemed to dislimn, and form again, as I looked at them. He hadn't ...

...You and I have long cherished an affection for that elemental type of tale which Americans call the 'dime novel' and which we know as the 'shocker' - the romance where the incidents defy the probabilities, and march just inside the borders of the possible. During an illness last winter I exhausted my stor...

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List of silent films released on 8 mm or Super 8 mm film

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The Thirtynine Steps

By: John Buchan

...and I have long cherished an affection for that elemental type of tale which Americans call the 'dime novel' and which we know as the 'shocker' − the ... ...d 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, he had... ...d 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 w... ...als 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... ...talking about the goodwill and good intentions of Germany our coast would be silently ringed with mines, and submarines would be waiting for every bat... ...itish Isles in full cry after me and the watchers of the Black Stone running silently and swiftly on my trail. I had no very clear purpose in my journ... ... the day, and locking the door behind him; and came in in the evening to sit silent in the chimney corner. Not a soul came near the place. When I was ... ...dder to the floor. His kind had put the bullet in Karolides. The plump man's features seemed to dislimn, and form again, as I looked at them. He hadn'...

...: TO THOMAS ARTHUR NELSON (LOTHIAN AND BORDER HORSE). My Dear Tommy, You and I have long cherished an affection for that elemental type of tale which Americans call the ?dime novel? and which we know as the ?shocker'?the romance where the incidents defy the probabilities, and march just inside the borders of the possible. During an illness last winter I exhausted my store ...

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History of science fiction films

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... Contents Silent film 1 1930s and 1940s 2 ... ... References 11 Silent film Science fic... ...a was adapted multiple times, notably into the 1916 film, one of the first feature-length science fiction films. Others, such as Edison Studios' 1910 ... ... Meanwhile, in Europe, the 1920s displayed a distinct difference from American cinema. European film-makers began to use the genre for prediction... ...ristic sets. His 1929 work Frau im Mond, or Woman In The Moon, came as the silent film era was coming to a close, and notably introduced the idea of c... ...ine in serious speculative films. After the failure of the big-budget 1930 American film Just Imagine, studios were reluctant to finance the expensive... ...r films, such as The Invisible Man and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde prominently featured mad scientists and experiments gone wrong, as did other monster mo... ... Alien films saw a huge surge in popularity during the 1950s. Many featured political commentary being mixed with the concept of UFOs, which h... ...sp; ^ Crafton, Donald (1999). The Talkies: American Cinema's Transition to Sound, 1926-1931.   ...

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See America First

By: Orville O. Hiestand

...n the crimson light. From the earth, as from a shore, I look out into the silent sea. I seem to partake its rapid transformations; the active ench... ... is not our purpose to make the reader appreciate European scenery less but American scenery more. "America first" should be our slogan, whether in... ...e our slogan, whether in regard to political relations or to travel. Many Americans do not know how to appreciate their own natural scenery. Much... ...felt 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... ...t having been veiled in a soft tint of transparent gray. It was remarkably silent. Only the wood−thrush poured forth her serene notes, seeming mil... ... this. A cooing dove (just one) murmured her dreamy threnody and then was silent. Far in the distance a wood thrush was sounding his vesper bell ... ... was not only a fort but was probably used as a village site, and has some features about it which are regarded as of a religious nature. The hill ... ... rove over the vast undulating country around us, only the more prominent features impress themselves on our view. The lesser details, the waving... ...hat wonderful trinity−−candor, sincerity and simplicity−− were the striking features of his character and "an air of noble dignity never left his ma...

...ngel might share. The long, slender bars of cloud float like golden fishes in the crimson light. From the earth, as from a shore, I look out into the silent sea. I seem to partake its rapid transformations; the active enchantment reaches my dust, and I dilate and conspire with the morning wind. Give me health and a day and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous....

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List of Australian films

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... forefront of cinema and film, having created what is considered the first feature length narrative film with the release of The Story of the Kelly Ga... ...ative film with the release of The Story of the Kelly Gang and other early films by directors John Gavin, W. J. Lincoln and Alfred Rolfe. ... ... The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906) - The world's first feature-length film. Moora Neya, or The Message of... ...1927) - Based on the novel by Marcus Clarke; the most expensive Australian silent film ever made. In the Wake of the Bounty (... ...Line! (1942) - First Australian film to win an Oscar, for Best Documentary Feature in 1942 Jedda (1955) - First Australian fi... ...iller capitalising on strong anti-bank sentiment. Silent Partner (2001) - A low budget - almost no-budget - film that offers ... ...ad (2013) The Great Gatsby (2013) - An Australian/American adaptation of the American novel of the same name and directed by ... ...1927) - Based on the novel by Marcus Clarke; the most expensive Australian silent film ever made. In the Wake of the Bounty (... ...ad (2013) The Great Gatsby (2013) - An Australian/American adaptation of the American novel of the same name and directed by ...

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The Wellbe Loved

By: Thomas Hardy

...bsolescent. Fancies, like certain soft−wooded plants which cannot bear the silent inland frosts, but thrive by the sea in the roughest of weather,... ...purse on the dressing− table.' It did appear strange: and yet there were features in the young lady's personality which assured him in a moment ... ... awfully glad of this. I am here in town finishing off a painting for an American, who wants to take it back with him.' Pierston followed his fri... ...n ordinary brown, and so, I think, were her eyes, but the niceties of her features were not to be gathered so cursorily. However, there sat my c... ...her, mostly in back streets for fear of being recognized, Marcia was often silent, and her imperious face looked gloomy. 'Dummy!' he said playfull... ...t schools. So he begged her to say no more about his mean family, and she silently resumed her letter, giving an address at a post−office that th... ...E DISTANCE 25 She was a blonde, a brunette, tall, petite, svelte, straight−featured, full, curvilinear. Only one quality remained unalterable: h... ...hen he sat down to dinner at the common table, he was surprised to hear an American gentleman, who sat opposite, mention the name of Pierston's bi... ...ntleman, who sat opposite, mention the name of Pierston's birthplace. The American was talking to a friend about a lady−−an English widow, whose ...

...e, cherishing strange beliefs and singular customs, now for the most part obsolescent. Fancies, like certain soft?wooded plants which cannot bear the silent inland frosts, but thrive by the sea in the roughest of weather, seem to grow up naturally here, in particular amongst those natives who have no active concern in the labours of the ?Isle.? Hence it is a spot apt to ge...

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List of Esperanto-language films

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... Contents 1 Feature films 2 Documentaries ... ... Contents 1 Feature films 2 Documentaries ... ... 5 External links Feature films There are four feature films known to have... ... 5 External links Feature films There are four feature films known to have been sh... ... both were long thought lost until recent restorations. Two more Esperanto films have been produced recently. "Angoroj" was produc... ...ciated with the Esperanto Cabaret in Paris. The second feature was the 1965 American production Incubus, a low-budget black-and-wh... ...anto Cabaret in Paris. The second feature was the 1965 American production Incubus, a low-budget black-and-white horror film direc... ...of Esperanto in film and television 1924: The silent film The Last Laugh, directed by F.W. Murnau from a screenplay by Ca...

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2003 Presidential Scholars Program National Recognition Week

By: Johnson

...and one female student from each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Americans living abroad, 15 at-large students, and up to 20 students in... ... Scholars at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. In 1994, The American Association for Gifted Children published its second working p... ...rms, on behalf of the President, the Nation's commitment to education for all Americans, and the potential it has to open doors, encourage action, an... ...lolls in the shade beneath me, his puppy antics having worn him out, and I sit silently in my tree house, scrawling in my notebook. My passions lie i... ...es/urban decay. I am also continually build- ing on a series of diptychs that features portraits juxtaposed with unrelated objects, the intent being ... ...s. My piano trio (Ecletante Piano Trio) recently made a CD. I’m the executive features editor of my school newspaper, president of the Ambassadors, a... ... theatre and visit many historic sites. In between, I enjoy reading, watching films, and being a football fan. I’ve also grown up participating in a... ... stable living working in film. I will forever act in the theater, but making films would give me the greatest pleasure of all. 37 2003 PRESIDENTIAL... ...es, pub- lished a newspaper editorial, and coordinated school events such as a silent auction, talent show, and walk-a-thon to raise money. Meeting w...

...t Johnson, the Presidential Scholars Program annually selects one male and one female student from each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Americans living abroad, 15 at-large students, and up to 20 students in the arts on the basis of outstanding scholarship, service, leadership and creativity through a rigorous selection and review process administered by the ...

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List of American films of 1940

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... A list of American films released in 1940. Rebecca won Best Pictu... ... A list of American films released in 1940. Rebecca won Best Picture at the... ... Comedy Version of Alias the Deacon (1928 silent film). All This, and ... ...e drama Americaner Shadchen Edgar G. Ulmer ... ... Romantic comedy English title "American Matchmaker";in Yiddish & English ... ...edy Version of The Butter and Egg Man (1928 silent film). Angels Over Br... ... War Spy Version of Three Faces East (1926 silent film). Broadway Melod... ... Science fiction 3rd feature version of the 1935 serial The Lost City. ... ... Science fiction 3rd feature version of the 1935 serial The Lost City. ...

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Uncle Silas : A Tale of Bartramhaugh

By: J. Sheridan le Fanu

...R X. LADY KNOLLYS REMOVES A COVERLET. • CHAPTER XI. LADY KNOLLYS SEES THE FEATURES. • CHAPTER XII. A CURIOUS CONVERSATION. • CHAPTER XIII. BEFORE A... ... gently back with his hands to my shoulders, and smiled down from his dark features with an expression quite unintelligible to me. I had recovered mys... ...nd—one—a friend whom I once misunderstood, but now appreciate." I wondered silently whether it could be Uncle Silas. "He'll make me a call, some day s... ...ng and brushed back. There was a remarkable elegance and a delicacy in the features, but also a character of resolution and ability that quite took th... ...talk with me about Uncle Silas. They let me talk on, but were reserved and silent themselves, and seemed embarrassed, and Mrs. Rusk sometimes pettish ... ..., little mamma!" and so went on weeping and calling wildly on the deaf and silent. There was a stone bench some ten steps away from the tomb. "Sit dow... ...ike strangers; but perhaps we were wrong; we are learning modesty from the Americans, and old English ways are too gross for us." "I have—I've seen hi... ...n, so does it seem with this fine medium of the soul, and these successive films of care that form upon its surface on mere contact with the upper air...

...CARSDALE. · CHAPTER VIII. THE SMOKER. · CHAPTER IX. MONICA KNOLLYS. · CHAPTER X. LADY KNOLLYS REMOVES A COVERLET. · CHAPTER XI. LADY KNOLLYS SEES THE FEATURES. · CHAPTER XII. A CURIOUS CONVERSATION. · CHAPTER XIII. BEFORE AND AFTER BREAKFAST. · CHAPTER XIV. ANGRY WORDS. · CHAPTER XV. A WARNING. · CHAPTER XVI. DOCTOR BRYERLY LOOKS IN. · CHAPTER XVII. AN ADVENTURE. · CHAPTER...

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List of Romanian films

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...A list of the most notable films produced in the Cinema of Romania ordered by year of release. For an ... ...omania ordered by year of release. For an A-Z list of articles on Romanian films see Category:Romanian films. ... ... Drama The first feature by Cristi Puiu, who went on to make The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, Stu... ...scu American soldiers meet Romanian villagers. ... ... The making of one of the first Romanian films in 1911 2008 ... ... 2008 Silent Wedding Horatiu Malaele ... ... Drama The first feature by Cristi Puiu, who went on to make The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, Stu... ...scu American soldiers meet Romanian villagers. ... ... 2008 Silent Wedding Horatiu Malaele ...

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