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The History of the Rise, Progress, And Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament

By: Thomas Clarkson

...nd Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave−Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) Produced by Carlo Traverso, Amy Overmyer and Di... ...SE, PROGRESS, AND ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THE ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE−TRADE, BY THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT BY THOMAS CLARKSON, M.A. 1839 [Illustration: Thomas Cl... ...tion of the subject relating to Africa, by degrees, as the extinction of the British Slave Trade was accomplished, its care was chiefly bestowed on We... ... were these poor slaves, that persons in nowise concerned with them began to institute a trade in their persons, making agreements with captains of sh... ...adjutors] X represents the junction of all the four classes in the committee instituted in London on the twenty−second day of May, 1787. The parallel ... ...eports, though they were first associated in the month of May, The Committee instituted in June, 1787, for effecting the Abolition of the Slave Trade.... ...ey were not, it proved that interest or prejudice was capable of spreading a film over the eyes thick enough to occasion total blindness. Others, howe...

...Excerpt: THE HISTORY OF THE RISE, PROGRESS, AND ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THE ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE?TRADE, BY THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT BY THOMAS CLARKSON, M.A. 1839 [Illustration: Thomas Clarkson] TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE WILLIAM, LORD GRENVILLE, The RIGHT HONOURABLE CHARLES, EARL GREY, The RIGHT HONOURABLE FRANCIS, EARL MOIRA, The RIGHT HO...

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British Film Institute

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... established by Royal Charter to: : Encourage the development of the arts of film, television and the moving image throughout the United Kingdom, to... ...r use as a record of contemporary life and manners, to promote education about film, television and the moving image generally, and their impact on so... ...society, to promote access to and appreciation of the widest possible range of British and world cinema and to establish, care for and develop colle... ...I activities Cinemas The BFI runs the BFI Southbank (formerly the National Film Theatre (NFT)) and London IMAX cinema, both located on the south... ...s and around 625, 000 television programmes. The majority of the collection is British material but it also features internationally significant holdi... ...dings from around the world. The Archive also collects films which feature key British actors and the work of British directors. Other activities The... ...ost World of Friese-Greene The Lost World of Tibet Organisation History The institute was founded in 1933. Despite its foundation resulting from a ... ... from a recommendation in a report on Film and National Life, at that time the institute was a private company, though it has received public money th... ... and Treasury until 1965 and the various culture departments since then. The institute was restructured following the Radcliffe Report of 1948 which...

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For the 2004 Foreign Language National Assessment of Educational

By: Dorry M. Kenyon

...THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON THE TEACHING OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND THE AMERICAN INSTITUTES FOR RESEARCH TABLE OF CONTENTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY.................. ...ican Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and the American Institutes for Research (AIR) to develop recommendations for the Governing ... ...ican Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and the American Institutes for Research (AIR) to develop recommendations to NAGB for the 20... ...tanding of spoken or written language, such as listening to a broadcast or film, or reading a magazine or short story. It involves understanding, in a... ...C), textbooks, brochures, travel books, Internet home pages and Web sites, film reviews, TV guides, biographies, and People magazine in Spanish. Perfo... ...ducational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ • Kadriye Ercikan, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC • Keiko Koda, Carnegie Mellon University, P...

...ional consensus building project. CAL worked in collaboration with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and the American Institutes for Research (AIR) to develop recommendations for the Governing Board on the framework and specifications for the FL NAEP. Focusing on the characteristics of foreign language education in the United States today, t...

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British Universities Film & Video Council

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...The British Universities Film & Video Council ( BUFVC ) is a representative body promoting the prod... ...sory education interests in the UK. History Founded in 1948 as the British Universities Film Council, the BUFC was established by a group of... ...ests in the UK. History Founded in 1948 as the British Universities Film Council, the BUFC was established by a group of academic staff from ... ...as allocated core funding from government as a grant-in-aid body of the British Film Institute (BFI). In 1982 the Council left the BFI with the ... ...ated core funding from government as a grant-in-aid body of the British Film Institute (BFI). In 1982 the Council left the BFI with the remit to... ...core funding from government as a grant-in-aid body of the British Film Institute (BFI). In 1982 the Council left the BFI with the remit to enga... ...I with the remit to engage with UK higher education, changed its title to British Universities Film & Video Council and obtained recurrent core gra...

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Essays, English and American

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

...ampaign." 5. politeness. Polish, civilization. 6. Sir Cloudesley Shovel. A British admiral who was drowned in the wreck of his ship off the Scilly Isl... ...n some sort to reverse the wrongs of fortune in these poor changelings, he instituted an annual feast of chimney-sweepers, at which it was his pleasur... ...e is open for business. 17 Elgin marbles. Pieces of Greek sculpture in the British Museum, brought to England by Lord Elgin. LAMB 161 my appetite, sp... ...iting-s had done something "to revive the declining- spirit of loyalty" to British institutions (see page 194.) 2. more lively, etc. From Shakespeare'... ...ting are of little use, unless we know how and what we ought to act and to institute. This culture is more interesting and more far-reaching than that...

Translation of Le pays des fourrures ; Digitized from the holdings of the University of British Columbia Library

Film/Fiche is presented as originally captured.

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Film (film)

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...duced by 22 May and a forty-leaf shooting script followed thereafter. It was filmed in New York in July 1964. Beckett’s original choice for the l... ...informed by a secretary: ‘Mr. Chaplin doesn’t read scripts.’” – Talmer, J., ‘A film of few words and one Keaton’ in , 2006 Both Beckett and the direct... ...his role in a "Hollywood epic." Cited in Alan Schneider's essay, "On Directing Film" in Film by Samuel Beckett (New York: Grove Press, 1969), 66. Bec... ...f Samuel Beckett (London: Faber and Faber, 1984), p 162 It was remade by the British Film Institute (1979, 16 mm, 26 minutes) without Beckett’... ...ett (London: Faber and Faber, 1984), p 162 It was remade by the British Film Institute (1979, 16 mm, 26 minutes) without Beckett’s supervision...

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South

By: Sir Ernest Shackleton

...ole by Amundsen, who, by a narrow margin of days only, was in advance of the British Expedition under Scott, there remained but one great main object ... ...innrod Expedition on which we had to turn back from our attempt to plant the British flag on the South Pole, being beaten by stress of circumstances w... ...ney so that the first crossing of the last continent should be achieved by a British Expedition. We failed in this object, but the story of our attemp... ...hem to be pursued. Some of the ice was in a treacherous condition, with thin films hiding cracks and pools, and I did not wish to risk an accident. A ... ... was intact, but it could not be moved by the hand−gear, probably owing to a film of ice in the stern gland and sleeve. I did not think it advisable t... ...erature dropped to zero, with blinding snow and drift. One−hour watches were instituted, all hands taking their turn, and in such weather this job was... ...nactive fo the dawn. The temperature was down to 4 degrees below zero, and a film of ice formed on the surface of the sea. When we were not on watch w... ...n. ``Meteorological instruments were at once installed, and experiments were instituted on copper electrical thermometers in order to supplement our m... ...e should also be made to the annual publication of the Danish Meteorological Institute showing the Arctic ice conditions of the previous summer. This ...

...Excerpt: After the conquest of the South Pole by Amundsen, who, by a narrow margin of days only, was in advance of the British Expedition under Scott, there remained but one great main object of Antarctic journeyings the crossing of the South Polar continent from sea to sea. When I returned from the Ninnrod Expedition on which we had to turn ...

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British Library

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... British Library highlights film, 2014. ... ... British Library highlights film, 2014. The British Library is the... ...sh Library highlights film, 2014. The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom.[2] The libra... ...ngs of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far as 2000 BC. The British Library is the largest library in the world by number of items cata... ... for Learning & Teaching (TRILT): Produced by the British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC), TRILT is a database of all UK television ... ... ^ "British Library Sound Archive staff exchange program". National Film and Sound Archive, Australia. 30 July 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2011.... ... British Film Institute ... ... British Film Institute ...

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South!

By: Sir Ernest Shackleton

... by Amundsen, who, by a narrow margin of days only, was in advance of the British Expedition under Scott, there remained but one great main object o... ...od' Expedition on which we had to turn back from our attempt to plant the British flag on the South Pole, being beaten by stress of circumstances wi... ...so that the first crossing of the last continent should be achieved by a British Expedition. We failed in this object, but the story of our attem... ...o be pursued. Some of the ice was in a treacherous condition, with thin films hiding cracks and pools, and I did not wish to risk an accident. A... ...s intact, but it could not be moved by the hand-gear, probably owing to a film of ice in the stern gland and sleeve. I did not think it advisable t... ...re dropped to zero, with blinding snow and drift. One-hour watches were instituted, all hands taking their turn, and in such weather this job was ... ... inactive for the dawn. The temperature was down to 4° below zero, and a film of ice formed on the surface of the sea. When we were not on watch w... ..."Meteorological instruments were at once installed, and experiments were instituted on copper electrical thermometers in order to supplement our me... ...hould also be made to the annual publication of the Danish Meteorological Institute showing the Arctic ice conditions of the previous summer. This ...

...After the conquest of the South Pole by Amundsen, who, by a narrow margin of days only, was in advance of the British Expedition under Scott, there remained but one great main object of Antarctic journeying?the crossing of the South Polar continent from sea to sea. When I returned from the ?Nimrod? Expedition on which we had to turn ...

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List of British film studios

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...This is a list of British film studios. Notable examples include: ... ... Notable examples include: Beaconsfield Film Studios – Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire Bray ... ... Cricklewood Studios – Cricklewood, London Denham Film Studios – Denham, Buckinghamshire Dragon Inte... ...dios – Ealing, London Elstree Studios (Associated British Picture Corporation) – Borehamwood, Hertfordshire ... ...Merton Park Studios – South Wimbledon, London MGM-British Studios – Borehamwood, Hertfordshire (post-war) ... ... British Lion Films ... ... British Film Institute ...

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Scientific American Supplement 286 June 25, 1881

By: Various

...Hitch, Hargreaves & Co. Opening of the New Workshop of the Stevens Institute of Technology. Speech of Prof. R.W. Raymond, speech of Mr.... ...t the petroleum is of very good quality, its density being that which the British market requires in petroleum imported from the United States. The ... ... * * * OPENING OF THE NEW WORKSHOP OF THE STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. In our SUPPLEMENT No. 283 we gave reports of ... ...studied the operation of the scheme of instruction adopted in the Stevens Institute, and, noting its deficiencies, has now supplied them with munifi... ...erefore entirely destroyed; but it has served to impress on the sensitive film beneath it a positive image, which is still in a latent condition. It... ...a latent condition. It must, therefore, be developed, and to do this, the film is treated with a solution of-- Water 1,000 grams Py... ...t prints on paper, but also for making zinc plates in which the phototype film of bichromatized gelatine is replaced by a solution of marine-glue an...

...roleum and water at the rate of 240 gallons per hour. Mr. Plumacher says that the petroleum is of very good quality, its density being that which the British market requires in petroleum imported from the United States. The river, up to the junction of the Tara and Sardinarte, is navigable during the entire year for flat-bottomed craft of forty or fifty tons....

...lustrating the construction of the new one thousand horse power Corliss engine, by Hitch, Hargreaves & Co. Opening of the New Workshop of the Stevens Institute of Technology. Speech of Prof. R.W. Raymond, speech of Mr. Horatio Allen. Light Steam Engine for Aeronautical Purposes. Constructed for Capt. Mojoisky, of the Russian Navy. Complete Prevention of Incrustation in Boi...

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Tigon British Film Productions

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...Opening logo Tigon British Film Productions or Tigon was a film production and distribution co... ...Opening logo Tigon British Film Productions or Tigon was a film production and distribution company fo... ...y Tenser in 1966. It is best remembered for its horror films, particularly Witchfinder General (directed by Michael Reeves, 1968) ... ...d The Blood on Satan's Claw (directed by Piers Haggard, 1971). Other Tigon films include The Creeping Flesh, The Sorcerers and Doomwatch (1972), based... ...gments of Fear) highlighted the importance of Tigon and Tony Tenser to the British horror genre but contained a number of factual errors, including th... ...look at the career of Tigon's founder and the man dubbed 'the Godfather of British Exploitation.' Hamilton had access to production files, diaries and... ... British Film Institute ...

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Mr Honey's Large Business Dictionary (English-German) 2002

By: Winfried Honig

...en Gemeinschaft beitreten wollte. In einer Gemeinschaftsarbeit von BBC, British Council, dem Dept. of Educ. und der OUP machte man sich Gedanken, ... ...dvertising Kinoreklame cinema insurance Filmtheaterversicherung cipher Ziffer, Chiffre... ... Farbkontrast colour effect Farbwirkung colour film Farbfilm colour photo Fa... ...reditive documentary draft Dokumententratte documentary film Dokumentarfilm documentary practices P... ...economic research Wirtschaftsforschung economic research institute Wirtschaftsforschungsinstitut economic risk ... ...ofortiger Tod instead of by the seller anstelle des Verkäufers institute einrichten, einsetzen, Institut institu... ... als Wechselkäufer lending fee Leihgebühr lending institute Geldinstitut lending limit ... ...ftler natural wastage natürlicher Abgang natural-born British subject britischer Staatsangehöriger von Geburt naturalism ...

...nfange dieses Worterbuches gehen zuruck in die Zeit als England der Europaischen Gemeinschaft beitreten wollte. In einer Gemeinschaftsarbeit von BBC, British Council, dem Dept. of Educ. und der OUP machte man sich Gedanken, wie man dem Fuhrungsnachwuchs auf dem Kontinent die englische Wirtschaftssprache beibringen konnte....

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The Warrior (2001 British film)

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... Distributed by Film4 Release dates ... ... £2.5m The Warrior is a 2001 film by British-Indian filmmaker Asif Kapadia. It stars Bollywood actor Irr... ... £2.5m The Warrior is a 2001 film by British-Indian filmmaker Asif Kapadia. It stars Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan... ...adia, a warrior in feudal Rajasthan who attempts to give up the sword. The film is in Hindi and was filmed in Rajasthan, India. Ka... ... and France. At the BAFTA Awards it won the Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film. It was also selected as the UK's entry for the Academy Award ... ... References ^ "The Warrior". British Film Institute. London. Retrieved November 10, 2012.  ... ...ces ^ "The Warrior". British Film Institute. London. Retrieved November 10, 2012.  ... ...ces ^ "The Warrior". British Film Institute. London. Retrieved November 10, 2012.  ...

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Scientific American Supplement, No. 286 June 25, 1881

By: Various

...Hitch, Hargreaves & Co. Opening of the New Workshop of the Stevens Institute of Technology. Speech of Prof. R.W. Raymond, speech of Mr.... ...t the petroleum is of very good quality, its density being that which the British market requires in petroleum imported from the United States. The ... ... * * * OPENING OF THE NEW WORKSHOP OF THE STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. In our SUPPLEMENT No. 283 we gave reports of ... ...studied the operation of the scheme of instruction adopted in the Stevens Institute, and, noting its deficiencies, has now supplied them with munifi... ...erefore entirely destroyed; but it has served to impress on the sensitive film beneath it a positive image, which is still in a latent condition. It... ...a latent condition. It must, therefore, be developed, and to do this, the film is treated with a solution of-- Water 1,000 grams Py... ...t prints on paper, but also for making zinc plates in which the phototype film of bichromatized gelatine is replaced by a solution of marine-glue an...

...lustrating the construction of the new one thousand horse power Corliss engine, by Hitch, Hargreaves & Co. Opening of the New Workshop of the Stevens Institute of Technology. Speech of Prof. R.W. Raymond, speech of Mr. Horatio Allen. Light Steam Engine for Aeronautical Purposes. Constructed for Capt. Mojoisky, of the Russian Navy. Complete Prevention of Incrustation in Boi...

...lustrating the construction of the new one thousand horse power Corliss engine, by Hitch, Hargreaves & Co. Opening of the New Workshop of the Stevens Institute of Technology. Speech of Prof. R.W. Raymond, speech of Mr. Horatio Allen....

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American Film Institute Awards 2010

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...en television programs of the year. This is one of the few years where almost all of the films are Academy Award for Best Picture nominees (with the e... ...ture, to ten. The Best Picture winner, The King's Speech was not eligible because it was British financed. C... ... (Academy Award for Best Animated Feature / Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film / BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film) ... ... American Film Institute Awards ... ... American Film Institute Awards ... ... Categories American Film Institute Awards 2009 film awards ...

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South

By: Sir Ernest Shackleton

... by Amundsen, who, by a narrow margin of days only, was in advance of the British Expedition under Scott, there remained but one great main object ... ...rod Expedition on which we had to turn back from our attempt to plant the British flag on the South Pole, being beaten by stress of circumstances wi... ...-so that the first crossing of the last continent should be achieved by a British Expedition. We failed in this object, but the story of our attem... ...to be pursued. Some of the ice was in a treacherous condition, with thin films hiding cracks and pools, and I did not wish to risk an accident. ... ...s intact, but it could not be moved by the hand-gear, probably owing to a film of ice in the stern gland and sleeve. I did not think it advisable ... ...re dropped to zero, with blinding snow and drift. One-hour watches were instituted, all hands taking their turn, and in such weather this job was ... ...ve for the dawn. The temperature was down to 4 degrees below zero, and a film of ice formed on the surface of the sea. When we were not on watch w... ... "Meteorological instruments were at once installed, and experiments were instituted on copper electrical thermometers in order to supplement our me... ...hould also be made to the annual publication of the Danish Meteorological Institute showing the Arctic ice conditions of the previous summer. This ...

...Preface: After the conquest of the South Pole by Amundsen, who, by a narrow margin of days only, was in advance of the British Expedition under Scott, there remained but one great main object of Antarctic journeying?the crossing of the South Polar continent from sea to sea....

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American Film Institute Awards 2008

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...ever, it was ineligible for consideration since the AFI only considers American produced films in its deliberations and Slumdog Millionaire is a Briti... ...only considers American produced films in its deliberations and Slumdog Millionaire is a British film. Television programs ... ... American Film Institute Awards ... ... American Film Institute Awards ... ... Categories American Film Institute Awards 2008 film awards ... ... Categories American Film Institute Awards 2008 film awards ...

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South

By: Sir Ernest Shackleton

... by Amundsen, who, by a narrow margin of days only, was in advance of the British Expedition under Scott, there remained but one great main object ... ...rod Expedition on which we had to turn back from our attempt to plant the British flag on the South Pole, being beaten by stress of circumstances wi... ...-so that the first crossing of the last continent should be achieved by a British Expedition. We failed in this object, but the story of our attem... ...to be pursued. Some of the ice was in a treacherous condition, with thin films hiding cracks and pools, and I did not wish to risk an accident. ... ...s intact, but it could not be moved by the hand-gear, probably owing to a film of ice in the stern gland and sleeve. I did not think it advisable ... ...re dropped to zero, with blinding snow and drift. One-hour watches were instituted, all hands taking their turn, and in such weather this job was ... ...ve for the dawn. The temperature was down to 4 degrees below zero, and a film of ice formed on the surface of the sea. When we were not on watch w... ... "Meteorological instruments were at once installed, and experiments were instituted on copper electrical thermometers in order to supplement our me... ...hould also be made to the annual publication of the Danish Meteorological Institute showing the Arctic ice conditions of the previous summer. This ...

...Preface: After the conquest of the South Pole by Amundsen, who, by a narrow margin of days only, was in advance of the British Expedition under Scott, there remained but one great main object of Antarctic journeying?the crossing of the South Polar continent from sea to sea....

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History of British film certificates

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...This article chronicles the history of British film certificates. Conten... ...This article chronicles the history of British film certificates. Contents ... ... Overview The UK's film ratings are decided by the British Board of Film Classification and ha... ... Overview The UK's film ratings are decided by the British Board of Film Classification and have been since 1912.[1] Previousl... ...strictions. For cinema releases, the BBFC has no legal power (technically, films do not even have to be submitted for classification), as it falls to ... ... British Lion Films ... ... British Film Institute ...

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Scientific American Supplement 286 June 25, 1881

By: Various

...Hitch, Hargreaves & Co. Opening of the New Workshop of the Stevens Institute of Technology. Speech of Prof. R.W. Raymond, speech of Mr.... ...t the petroleum is of very good quality, its density being that which the British market requires in petroleum imported from the United States. The ... ... * * * OPENING OF THE NEW WORKSHOP OF THE STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. In our SUPPLEMENT No. 283 we gave reports of ... ...studied the operation of the scheme of instruction adopted in the Stevens Institute, and, noting its deficiencies, has now supplied them with munifi... ...erefore entirely destroyed; but it has served to impress on the sensitive film beneath it a positive image, which is still in a latent condition. It... ...a latent condition. It must, therefore, be developed, and to do this, the film is treated with a solution of-- Water 1,000 grams Py... ...t prints on paper, but also for making zinc plates in which the phototype film of bichromatized gelatine is replaced by a solution of marine-glue an...

...lustrating the construction of the new one thousand horse power Corliss engine, by Hitch, Hargreaves & Co. Opening of the New Workshop of the Stevens Institute of Technology. Speech of Prof. R.W. Raymond, speech of Mr. Horatio Allen. Light Steam Engine for Aeronautical Purposes. Constructed for Capt. Mojoisky, of the Russian Navy. Complete Prevention of Incrustation in Boi...

...lustrating the construction of the new one thousand horse power Corliss engine, by Hitch, Hargreaves & Co. Opening of the New Workshop of the Stevens Institute of Technology. Speech of Prof. R.W. Raymond, speech of Mr. Horatio Allen. Light Steam Engine for Aeronautical Purposes. Constructed for Capt. Mojoisky, of the Russian Navy. Complete Prevention of Incrustation in Boi...

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Film society

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...A film society is a club where people can watch screenings of films which would otherwise not be shown in mainstream cinemas. In Spain, I... ...and Italy they are known as "Cineclubs," and in Germany they are known as "Filmclubs". They usually have an educational aim, introducing new audiences... ...ignificance of their exhibitions. A common feature that may characterize a film society screening is that they either begin with an introduction of th... ...d Buchanan assembled a sufficient number of film enthusiasts to launch the British Film Institute, took as its mandate the establishment of a genuine ... ...sembled a sufficient number of film enthusiasts to launch the British Film Institute, took as its mandate the establishment of a genuine film culture.... ...en as its golden age. The National Film Society, renamed the Canadian Film Institute in 1950, became a clearing house for a growing number of societie... ...e first film clubs developed in Germany after 1945 upon the suggestion the British and French after the Second World War, in order to promote non-poli... ...i, in 1981 Chennai Film Society was started by serious film buffs and film institute graduates. M. Sivakumar was its founder secretary and Sasikumar w... ... The national body for film societies in the UK is the British Federation of Film Societies (BFFS). Most university and college st...

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God's Answers a Record of Miss Annie Macpherson's Work at the Home of Industry, Spitalfields, London, And in Canada

By: Clara M. S. Lowe

...s file was produced from images generously made available by the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions. GOD'S ANSWERS: A R... ...efather--East of London, 1861--Left Cambridgeshire, 1865--Work in Bedford Institute--1866: Voyage to New York and return, 1867--First girl rescued--... ...efather--East of London, 1861--Left Cambridgeshire, 1865--Work in Bedford Institute--1866: Voyage to New York and return, 1867--First girl rescued--... ... books brought from England, 'God's Way of Peace,' 'The Blood of Jesus,' 'British Workman,' 'Band of Hope,' and 'The Christian,' often containing a ... ...oor woman, aged 70, in the Mile-end Union:-- "Many an eye with the film of death, With fading pulse, and bating breath, Have cast a look... ...cpherson in the three Homes which she has established in Canada for young British destitute children, each Home under the direction of devoted and m...

...1861, and first attendance at Barnet Conferences?Visit of Rev. W. And Mrs. Pennefather?East of London, 1861?Left Cambridgeshire, 1865?Work in Bedford Institute?1866: Voyage to New York and return, 1867?First girl rescued?Matchbox-makers?First boy rescued?Revival Refuge open for boys and girls?1868: Home of Industry secured?1869: Opened....

... and first attendance at Barnet Conferences-- Visit of Rev. W. and Mrs. Pennefather--East of London, 1861--Left Cambridgeshire, 1865--Work in Bedford Institute--1866: Voyage to New York and return, 1867--First girl rescued--Matchbox-makers--First boy rescued--Revival Refuge open for boys and girls--1868: Home of Industry secured--1869: Opened. CHAPTER II. 1869-1870. Emigra...

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Protected (film)

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...ge English Protected is a 1975 documentary film, narrated by Don Brady and Sydney ... ...s later in 2007, Aboriginal activist, and convicted Palm Island rioter Lex Wotton presented a screening of the film to the Film Fanatics society at Pe... ...ented a screening of the film to the Film Fanatics society at Petersham Bowling Club. He recalled watching the film as a schoolboy and seeing his fath... ... Protected at the Internet Movie Database Protected at the British Film Institute's Film and TV Da... ... Protected at the Internet Movie Database Protected at the British Film Institute's Film and TV Database ...

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A History of Aeronautics

By: E. Charles Vivian

...DIRIGIBLES III. SANTOS-DUMONT IV. THE MILITARY DIRIGIBLE V. BRITISH AIRSHIP DESIGN VI. THE AIRSHIP COMMERCIALLY VII. KITE B... ...less of prejudice. Egyptian sculpture gives the figure of winged men; the British Museum has made the winged Assyrian bulls familiar to many, and bo... ...earning such a place among the pioneers as to win the title of 'father of British aeronautics.' Cayley was a man in advance of his time, in many w... ...of the strength; and for the effect of 'doping' the wings, dope being a film (of cellulose acetate dissolved in acetone with other chemicals) appl... ...was rendered airtight by means of internal rubber coating, with a thinner film on the outside. Coal gas, used for inflation, formed a suitable fuel... ... Director of the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers; Sarrau, Member of the Institute, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Polytechnic School; ... ... Mechanical Engineering at the Polytechnic School; Leaute, Member of the Institute, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Polytechnique School...

...N STANDARDISED LINES IV. THE WAR PERIOD Part III--AEROSTATICS I. BEGINNINGS II. THE FIRST DIRIGIBLES III. SANTOS-DUMONT IV. THE MILITARY DIRIGIBLE V. BRITISH AIRSHIP DESIGN VI. THE AIRSHIP COMMERCIALLY VII. KITE BALLOONS...

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Shuttlecock (film)

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... Shuttlecock film poster ... ...es Sea Lion Films ... ...guage English Shuttlecock is a 1991 French-British thriller film directed by Andre... ... English Shuttlecock is a 1991 French-British thriller film directed by Andrew Piddington and ... ...ernal links Plot Major James Prentis (Alan Bates) is a British spy of World War II and war her... ...eader throughout 1989. Jon Amiel agreed to direct. Producers Leader and Charles Ardan approached Channel 4 and British Screen to finance the picture; ... ...ying them."[5] References ^ "Shuttlecock". British Film Institute. Retrieved 16 September 2014.... ...de Bordeaux. p. 115. ISBN .  ^ Film and Television Handbook. The Institute. 1992. p. 261.  ...

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The Seven Pillars of Wisdom

By: T. E. Lawrence

...ed it to begin, having obtained for it formal assurances of help from the British Government. Yet none the less the rebellion of the Sherif of Mecca... ...nce for what was in no way his people's fault. The Turks in reply at once instituted a partial blockade of the Hejaz by controlling the traffic on t... ...ckade of the Hejaz by controlling the traffic on the pilgrim railway. The British left his coast open to specially−regulated food vessels. The Turki... ...even Pillars of Wisdom CHAPTER V 14 politic second son, was to sound the British by letter, to learn what would be their attitude towards a possibl... ...pers roughened. Their oddnesses, which ordinary time packed with a saving film of distance, now jostled me angrily; while a grazed wound in my hip h... ... such capacity yawing rudderless at their disposal. I followed and did not institute; indeed, had no desire even to follow. It was only weakness whic...

...ellion would be happy: and indicated its character and method. So they allowed it to begin, having obtained for it formal assurances of help from the British Government. Yet none the less the rebellion of the Sherif of Mecca came to most as a surprise, and found the Allies......

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Reveille (film)

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... Language Silent Reveille is a 1924 British silent drama film directed by G... ... Silent Reveille is a 1924 British silent drama film directed by George Pearson. It fol... ... as material for my elusive Screen. I confess I cannot write one.[1] As of August 2010, the film is missing from the BFI National A... ... As of August 2010, the film is missing from the BFI National Archive, and is listed as one of the British Film Institute's "75 Most Wante... ... As of August 2010, the film is missing from the BFI National Archive, and is listed as one of the British Film Institute's "75 Most Wanted" lost ... ...As of August 2010, the film is missing from the BFI National Archive, and is listed as one of the British Film Institute's "75 Most Wanted" lost films... ... References ^ a b "Reveille / BFI Most Wanted". British Film Institute. Retrieved 2010-... ... References ^ a b "Reveille / BFI Most Wanted". British Film Institute. Retrieved 2010-08-12.  ...

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Pakistan, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

.........................................................................31 THE BRITISH RAJ ............................................................... ... CIVILIZATIONS • ISLAM IN INDIA • THE MUGHAL PERIOD • COMPANY RULE • THE BRITISH RAJ • The Forward Policy • The Seeds of Muslim Nationalism • B... ...ast great Mughal ruler. 1707−1858 Lesser emperors; decline of Mughal Empire. BRITISH PERIOD 1757 Battle of Plassey and British victory over Mughal for... ...uslim, and the Advisory Council of Islamic Ideology and the Islamic Research Institute were established to assist the government in reconciling all le... ...'s material culture in the 1990s: videocassette recorders (for playing Hindi films), locally manufactured Japanese Suzuki cars, and Kalashnikov rifles... ...dcast media. Women's subservience is consistently shown on television and in films. And, although popular television dramas raise controversial issues... ...inst women. The Pakistan Women Lawyers' Association has released a series of films educating women about their legal rights; the Business and Professi... ... only at home). The national airline, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), instituted a no−smoking policy on all its domestic flights in the late 19... ...pitals, including the Agha Khan University Hospital in Karachi, the National Institute of Health in Islamabad, and the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Cen...

...oduction, 15 -- Chapter 1 Historical Setting, 24 -- EARLY CIVILIZATIONS, 25 -- ISLAM IN INDIA, 28 -- THE MUGHAL PERIOD, 28 -- COMPANY RULE, 31 -- THE BRITISH RAJ, 32 -- The Forward Policy, 33 -- The Seeds of Muslim Nationalism, 34 -- Beginnings of Self?Government, 36 -- The Two Nations Theory, 38 -- Toward Partition, 39 -- INDEPENDENT PAKISTAN, 41 -- Constitutional Beginni...

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Blindsight (film)

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... 11 September 2006 (2006-09-11) (Toronto International Film Festival) ... ...e English Blindsight is a 2006 documentary film directed by Lucy Walker and produc... ...y Walker and produced by Sybil Robson Orr for Robson Entertainment. It premiered at 2006 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in the category Re... ...estival Panorama 2007 WINNER – Audience Award for best documentary film American Film Institute - AFI - (see American Film In... ...ence Award for Best Documentary Palm Springs Film Festival NOMINEE – Best Documentary British Independent Film Awards 2006 ... ... film articles using the film date template English-language films British documentary films ... ...ry films about children with disabilities Films about blind people British films Doc...

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The Riddle of the Rhine

By: Victor Lefebure

...MICAL WARFARE AND DISARMAMENT • VICTOR LEFEBURE Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Mil.) Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur, Officer of the Cr... ...hemical warfare in all its aspects, first with a combatant gas unit on the British front in France, then as Liaison Officer with France and other ... ...auses, results, and future. Such an attempt cannot limit itself to merely British developments, and this is not a final detailed memoir of Britis... ... no doubt as to their intention. There is evidence that the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute and the physico−chemical institute near by were employed for ... ...ades. Our quotations are from a statement by a neutral then working at the Institute. "We could hear the tests that Professor Haber was carrying ... ...d hear the tests that Professor Haber was carrying out at the back of the Institute, with the military authorities, who in their steel−grey cars ... ...15. This protective device consisted of a flannel helmet with a celluloid film eyepiece, and was called the hypo helmet. The fabric was impregnat...

...tain legislative measures before Allied countries. A unique experience of chemical warfare in all its aspects, first with a combatant gas unit on the British front in France, then as Liaison Officer with France and other Allies on all Chemical Warfare and allied questions, has afforded me an exceptionally complete survey of the subject. Later post?armistice experience in P...

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Thistledown (film)

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... Thistledown is a 1938 British musical film produced by Irving Asher, directed by Arthur B. Woods an... ...riven away by his unfriendly family, but returns years later.[1] The British Film Institute has listed this film as lost[2] ... ...ay by his unfriendly family, but returns years later.[1] The British Film Institute has listed this film as lost[2] ... ... his unfriendly family, but returns years later.[1] The British Film Institute has listed this film as lost[2] ... ... - Gallagher References ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | THISTLEDOWN (1938)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.u... ...009-04-16. Retrieved 2012-07-14.  ^ Missing Believed Lost. British Film Institute. Thistledow... ...trieved 2012-07-14.  ^ Missing Believed Lost. British Film Institute. Thistledown at the Inte... ... Categories 1938 films British films 1930s musical films ...

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Life in the Clearings Versus the Bush

By: Susanna Moodie

...in the Backwoods. My motive in giving such a melancholy narrative to the British public, was prompted by the hope of deterring well-educated people... ...nce,--the inspired visions of the poet. Dear patient reader! whether of British or Canadian origin, as I wish to afford you all the amusement in m... ...l government, and the abuses it fostered, than any particular dislike to British supremacy or institutions. Their attempt, whether instigated by pa... ...monly content themselves with hiring the room belonging to the Mechanics' Institute, where they hold forth, for the moderate sum of a York shilling ... ...sor R---. He had been lecturing for some nights running at the Mechanics' Institute for nothing; and had drawn together a great number of persons to... ...ck they had played him. I once went to hear a lecture at the Mechanics' Institute, delivered by a very eccentric person, who styled himself the Ho... ... rough coated, and of a dirty yellow-white. Her eyes, over one of which a film was spread, were dull as the eyes of a stale fish, and her temples so...

...deavored to draw a picture of Canadian life, as I found it twenty years ago, in the Backwoods. My motive in giving such a melancholy narrative to the British public, was prompted by the hope of deterring well-educated people, about to settle in this colony, from entering upon a life for which they were totally unfitted by their previous pursuits and habits....

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Art film

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...Carl Theodor Dreyer, pictured here in 1965, directed the 1928 film The Passion of Joan of Arc, which is widely regarded as a landmark of ... ...arded as a landmark of cinema. An art film (also known as art movie, specialty film, art house film, or in the co... ...in the collective sense as art cinema) is typically a serious, independent film aimed at a niche market rather than a mass market audience.[1] An art ... ...eet movie palaces".[5] Films shown in these art cinemas included "... British, foreign-language, and independent American films, as well as docum... ... upper class society in the years before WW II; a poll of critics from the British Film Institute ranked it as the third greatest film ever, placing b... ...society in the years before WW II; a poll of critics from the British Film Institute ranked it as the third greatest film ever, placing behind Citizen... ...-influenced, and also bears similarities to the French New Wave. While the British Film Institute called it one of the best Asian films of contemporar... ...and also bears similarities to the French New Wave. While the British Film Institute called it one of the best Asian films of contemporary cinema, it ...

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Prejudices : First Series

By: Henry Louis Mencken

...• IX. GEORGE ADE • X. THE BUTTE BASHKIRTSEFF • XI. SIX MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTE • XII. THE GENEALOGY OF ETIQUETTE • XIII. THE AMERICAN MAGAZI... ...rm. In his war books he borrows right and left — from Dr. Wilson, from the British Socialists, from Romain Rolland, even from such profound thinkers a... ...fell flat in America. There is no little significance in the fact that the British government, in looking about for English authors to uphold the Brit... ...ogists. In Russia, according to an old scandal (officially endorsed by the British bureau for pulling Yankee noses) the Bolsheviki actually repudiated... ... his tear-jugs and his tea-pots to become a charter member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and actually died a member of the American A... ...as long enjoyed a meed of appreciation and even of honor, for the National Institute of Arts and Letters elevated him to its gilt-edged purple in its ... ... prosperous of them is given over, in the main, to bitter attacks upon new films. Come back to daily journalism. The New York Tribune, a decaying pape...

...THE NEW POETRY MOVEMENT · VII. THE HEIR OF MARK TWAIN · VIII. HERMANN SUDERMANN · IX. GEORGE ADE · X. THE BUTTE BASHKIRTSEFF · XI. SIX MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTE · XII. THE GENEALOGY OF ETIQUETTE · XIII. THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE · XIV. THE ULSTER POLONIUS · XV. AN UNHEEDED LAW-GIVER · XVI. THE BLUSHFUL MYSTERY · XVII. GEORGE JEAN NATHAN · XVIII. PORTRAIT OF AN IMMORTAL SOUL · X...

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Film finance

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...Film finance is an aspect of film production that occurs during the development stage prior to pre-produ... ...ction, and is concerned with determining the potential value of a proposed film. In the United States, the value is typically based on a forecast of r... ...value is typically based on a forecast of revenues (generally 10 years for films and 20 years for television shows), beginning with theatrical release... ... tax shelters 2.2.1 British tax shelters 2.2.2 ... ...re met.[5] Many of the Council's functions have now been taken over by the British Film Institute. States such as Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York, ... ...ny of the Council's functions have now been taken over by the British Film Institute. States such as Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, ... ... it shows the individually calculated estimated grant. British tax shelters Now, the same copyright can be sold... ...rest and Syndication Rules: Prime Time for Repeal. Washington, D.C.: Media Institute, 1990. ^ Harlow, John (May 2, 2011...

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Life on the Mississippi

By: Mark Twain

... AUSTRIA FOUR TIMES, GERMANY OR SPAIN FIVE TIMES, FRANCE SIX TIMES, THE BRITISH ISLANDS OR ITALY TEN TIMES. 4 Conceptions formed from the ... ...sea, and withal a very still and brilliant and lonely one. Presently a film of dark smoke appears above one of those remote ’points;’ instantly... ...opoly of them. Here is a picture from the advertisement of the ’Female Institute’ 426 of Columbia; Tennessee. The following remark is fr... ...nessee. The following remark is from the same advertisement-- ’The Institute building has long been famed as a model of striking and beauti... ... a nation of abject slaves a nation of freemen; 477 and Bonaparte instituted the setting of merit above birth, and also so completely stri... ...ion to celebrate the battle of New Orleans-- Jackson’s victory over the British, January 8, 1815. The war had ended, the two nations were at pe... ...end went on summer vacation up into the fishing regions of our northern British neighbors, and carried this sermon with him, since he might poss...

...he whole of Europe, exclusive of Russia, Norway, and Sweden. I T WOULD CONTAIN AUSTRIA FOUR TIMES, GERMANY OR SPAIN FIVE TIMES, FRANCE SIX TIMES, THE BRITISH ISLANDS OR ITALY TEN TIMES....

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British Academy of Film and Television Arts

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... Type Film, television and games organisation ... ... "supports, promotes and develops the art forms of the moving image – film, television and video games – by identifying and rewarding excellence,... ... bafta.org The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent chari... ... bafta.org The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, d... ... Origins of the Academy BAFTA started out as the British Film Academy, founded in 1947 by directors David Lean, Alexander Ko... ...Michael Powell, Michael Balcon, Carol Reed, and other major figures of the British film industry.[1] David Lean was the founding C... ... British Film Institute ... ... British Film Institute ...

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Scientific American Supplement, No. 286 June 25, 1881

By: Various

...Hitch, Hargreaves & Co. Opening of the New Workshop of the Stevens Institute of Technology. Speech of Prof. R.W. Raymond, speech of Mr.... ...t the petroleum is of very good quality, its density being that which the British market requires in petroleum imported from the United States. The ... ... * * * OPENING OF THE NEW WORKSHOP OF THE STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. In our SUPPLEMENT No. 283 we gave reports of ... ...studied the operation of the scheme of instruction adopted in the Stevens Institute, and, noting its deficiencies, has now supplied them with munifi... ...erefore entirely destroyed; but it has served to impress on the sensitive film beneath it a positive image, which is still in a latent condition. It... ...a latent condition. It must, therefore, be developed, and to do this, the film is treated with a solution of-- Water 1,000 grams Py... ...t prints on paper, but also for making zinc plates in which the phototype film of bichromatized gelatine is replaced by a solution of marine-glue an...

...roleum and water at the rate of 240 gallons per hour. Mr. Plumacher says that the petroleum is of very good quality, its density being that which the British market requires in petroleum imported from the United States. The river, up to the junction of the Tara and Sardinarte, is navigable during the entire year for flat-bottomed craft of forty or fifty tons....

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Trial film

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...dities 2 American Film Institute 3 Military trial films ... ...s 2 American Film Institute 3 Military trial films ... ... 3 Military trial films 4 Religious trial films 5 Other films ... ...ist In 1989, the American Bar Association rated the twelve best trial films of all time, and provided a detailed and reasoned legal evaluation fo... ...t of proof beyond a reasonable doubt.[2] American Film Institute The American Film Institute recently compiled ... ... Directed by Joseph Losey. In the trenches in France during World War I, British captain Dirk Bogarde has to defend shell-shocked private Tom Courte... ...s(nominated for an Academy Award), including Harry Breaker Morant by their British commanders in the aftermath of the Boer War in South Africa. Breake... ... References ^ a b "American Film Institute, Court Room drama top ten". 2008. Retrieved February 22, 2013.&nb... ... Directed by Joseph Losey. In the trenches in France during World War I, British captain Dirk Bogarde has to defend shell-shocked private Tom Courte...

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