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Drift from Two Shores

By: Bret Harte

...TWO SHORES by BRET HARTE 3 DRIFT FROM TWO SHORES by BRET HARTE CONTENTS DRIFT FROM TWO SHO... ... MAN WHOSE YOKE WAS NOT EASY 4 MY FRIEND, THE TRAMP THE MAN FROM SOLANO THE OFFICE SEEKER A SLEEPING-CAR EXPERIENCE MORN... ...EXPERIENCE MORNING ON THE AVENUE WITH THE ENTREES DRIFT FROM TWO SHORES THE MAN ON THE BEACH I He lived beside a r... ... between him and the estuary was 5 covered at high tide by a shining film of water, at low tide with the cast-up offerings of sea and shore. L... ...emplation of the horror in her parent’s face, as she pointed to a shining film of water slowly deepening in a narrow swale in the sands between them... ... polls,--a distance of two miles,--as a moral example, and a text for the California paragraphers, who hastened to record that such was the influenc... .... The Rev. Henry Gushington, D.D., of Boston, making a bronchial tour of California, wrote to the "Christian Pathfinder" an affecting account of hi... ...sbelief,--her education was considered as complete as that of the average California donkey. It was still unsafe to leave her alone, as she disliked... ...r legal rights. INDEMNITY You will indemnify and hold the Project, its directors, officers, members and agents harmless from all liability, cost ...

...He had lived there alone for a twelvemonth. Although but a few miles from a thriving settlement, during that time his retirement had never been intruded upon, his seclusion remained unbroken. In any other community he might have been the subject of rumor or criticism, but the miners at Camp Ro...

...CONTENTS DRIFT FROM TWO SHORES THE MAN ON THE BEACH TWO SAINTS OF THE FOOT-HILLS JINNY ROGER CATRON’S FRIEND WHO WAS MY QUIET FRIEND? A GHOST OF THE SIERRAS THE HOODLUM BAND THE MAN WHOSE YOKE WAS NOT EASY MY FRIEND, THE TRAMP THE MAN FROM ...

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Directors Label

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...téphane Sednaoui . Though another series has not yet been confirmed, other directors rumoured to be in future releases are Hammer & Tongs (director/... ....net forums Volume 1: The Work of Director Spike Jonze Music videos "California" by Wax " Sure Shot " by Beastie Boys " Drop " by The Pharc... ...atures The Interviews Making of Drop with The Pharcyde Audio commentaries from Fatboy Slim, Weezer, The Pharcyde, Daft Punk, The Chemical Brothers, B... ...rummer - Video installation. Featuring music by Aphex Twin flex - Excerpt from video installation. Featuring music by Aphex Twin Mental Wealth - P... ...al Resignation - Polaroid Commercial Drumb and Drumber Pecan Pie - A short film starring Jim Carrey Three Dead People My Brother's 24th Birthday Tin... ...or Radiohead's " Knives Out ." It is unclear why this video was omitted from the final DVD; however, as of June 2008, it is available on the compil... ...rclays commercial featuring Samuel L. Jackson Interviews and Commentaries Films Sexy Beast (excerpt) You're the Problem Interviews with Ray Winstone... ...ew director's cut) by U2 Special Features Walk on the Wild Side - Short film inspired by Lou Reed 's song Army of Me - Animation inspired by Björk...

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Stories from Everybody's Magazine from the 1910 Issues

...S by THEODOSIA GARRISON 3 Stories from Everybody’s Magazine From the 1910 Issues Vol. XXIII No.1 JU... ...lly fallen in love with the son of her next-door neighbor. Amiel--fresh from his first year in college-- was a tall, broad-shouldered youth, wit... ...pose in the summerhouse hammock and listen to entire pages declaimed from Tennyson and Longfellow, the while being violently 6 swung--h... ...ividends for those which were less successful. In this way, the various directors of the many Douglas-Lacey Companies explained, it was impossib... ...ker Wright was able to secure members of the nobility for his boards of directors, and the English public swallowed his schemes one after anothe... ...w the advertisement of the general meeting of stockholders, the list of directors and officers, reports of directors, giving details of the cond... ... immediately for Africa, leaving an order for thirty thousand feet of film to be divided between two manufacturers and to be forwarded as soon... ...The cinematograph, cameras, and all the extra boxes were loaded with films the evening before, and the four special camera porters were given... ...ight was rapidly failing, Kearton finished what was left of his roll of film. The whir of the camera ended with a peculiar flapping sound. ...

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List of people from California

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... This is a partial list of notable people from U.S. state of California . __NOTOC__ A Willie Aames – acto... ... This is a partial list of notable people from U.S. state of California . __NOTOC__ A Willie Aames – actor Paula Abdul – dan... ...jury Analyst, licensed Physical Therapist, Fan, Fantasy Cone Tory Belleci – filmmaker and model maker ( MythBusters ) Marcus Benjamin (born 1857) ... ...tor Dolph Camilli – baseball player Ben Nighthorse Campbell – U.S. Senator from Colorado Nick Cannon – actor Mr. Capone-E – rapper Linda Carde... ...s ) Les Claypool – bass player for Primus Alan Cranston – U.S. Senator from California William H. Crocker – philanthropist and founder of ... ...essional football player Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris – husband and wife film directors ( Little Miss Sunshine ) Zack de la Rocha – singer, act... ...nal football player Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris – husband and wife film directors ( Little Miss Sunshine ) Zack de la Rocha – singer, activist... ...ye – baseball player ( Chicago White Sox ) Dev – singer E Clint Eastwood – film actor and director ( Million Dollar Baby ) Eazy-E – rapper Aaron ... ...or ( Patrick Star ) Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris – husband and wife film directors ( Little Miss Sunshine ) Heather Fargo – Mayor of Sacrament...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

By: Thomas Hardy

...M THE by THOMAS HARDY 3 FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD by Thomas Hardy Preface In r... ...ory for a new edition I am reminded that it was in the chapters of "Far from the Madding Crowd" as they appeared month by month in a popular mag... ...in a popular magazine, that I first ventured to adopt the word "Wessex" from the pages of early English history, and give it a fictitious sig... ...rd behind, which was now getting low-toned and dim with the earliest films of night. A crooked file of men was approaching the back door. T... ...parent in erections where more ornament has been attempted. The dusky, filmed, chestnut roof, braced and tied in by huge collars, curves, an... ... the direction of the breeze below. The moon, as seen through these films, had a lurid metallic look. The fields were sallow with the impur... ... that for?" "Well, I’ve thought it best," Oak stammered out. "California is the spot I’ve had in my mind to try." "But it is under... ...l rights. INDEMNITY You will indemnify and hold the Project, its directors, officers, members and agents harmless from all liability, cos...

...Preface In reprinting this story for a new edition I am reminded that it was in the chapters of Far from the Madding Crowd as they appeared month by month in a popular magazine, that I first ventured to adopt the word Wessex from the pages of early English history, and give it a fictitious significance as the existing name ...

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Directors Guild of America

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... Full name Directors Guild of America F... ... .org.dgawww The Directors Guild of America (DGA) is an entertainment guild which represents... ... America (DGA) is an entertainment guild which represents the interests of film and television directors in the United States motion picture industry ... ... entertainment guild which represents the interests of film and television directors in the United States motion picture industry and abroad. Founded ... ...ork and Chicago); that representation includes all sorts of media, such as film, television, documentaries, news, sports, commercials and new media. ... ...s are placed in various productions and can gain experience working in the film or television industry. As of 2011, its 75th anniv... ...e by that company are Guild members. Guild members are generally prevented from working for companies that have not signed an agreement with the DGA. ... ... Categories WorldHeritage articles in need of updating from February 2013 All articles with unsourced statem... ...ourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February 2013 Articles containing potentially da...

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Stories from the Old Attic

By: Robert Harris

...ssic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: STORIES FROM THE OLD ATTIC Author: ROBERT HARRIS Language: English Subject: Fictio... ...... ... PGCC Collection: Stories From the Old Attic eBook file: sftoa10.htm or sftoa10.zip** ... ...of trick. The scientists looked confused. "You certainly have a lot of films stored in that little box," one of the engineers said. "How do you... ... Master painting depicting youths and maidens frolicking in a wood. The directors were only too glad to pay millions for this painting because th... ..., and in fact it had been painted within the last ten years. The museum directors and the curator were horrified and consumed with shame. Immedi... ...tness. About the Author Robert Harris was born in Los Angeles, California in 1950. He is currently (1995) an English professor at South... ...fornia in 1950. He is currently (1995) an English professor at Southern California College in Costa Mesa, California. He lives in Costa Mesa with...

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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... ...reenplay — and whose Grove Press would publish it — sent a copy to Chaplin in California, he was coolly informed by a secretary: ‘Mr. Chaplin doesn’t... ...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... ...rownlow, K., ‘Brownlow on Beckett (on Keaton)’ in The filmed version differs from Beckett's original script but with his approval since he was on se... ...e to bring it into line with the finished work. The one considerable departure from what was imagined concerns the opening sequence in the street. Thi... ... the camera (E) shifts violently to the left. A man is hurrying along the wall from left to right. He pauses, hugging the wall and E gets a chance to ... ...rian Andrew Sarris briefly mentions Film in his book, The American cinema: directors and directions, 1929-1968. Sarris discusses Film in the cont...

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Stories from the Old Attic

By: Robert Harris

...OM THE by ROBERT HARRIS 3 Stories From the Old Attic by Robert Harris Contents: The Second G... ...rd neighbor happened to be walking by. "I see you are stealing gravel from the road for your driveway," sneered the third man. "People like ... ...ith his pipe to contemplate these occurrences. Pretty soon a neighbor from further down the street drove by and saw the man sitting down enjo... ...rick. The scientists looked confused. "You certainly have a lot of films stored in that little box," one of the engineers said. "How do y... ...aster painting depicting youths and maidens frolicking in a wood. The directors were only too glad to pay millions for this painting because ... ...and in fact it had been painted within the last ten years. The museum directors and the curator were horrified and consumed with shame. Imme... ... About the Author Robert Harris was born in Los Angeles, California in 1950. He is currently (1995) an English professor at Sout... ...ornia in 1950. He is currently (1995) an English professor at Southern California College in Costa Mesa, California. He lives in Costa Mesa wi... ...l rights. INDEMNITY You will indemnify and hold the Project, its directors, officers, members and agents harmless from all liability, cos...

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Film

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...Part of a series on Filmmaking ... ... Step outline Film treatment ... ... Film finance Film bu... ...tal through the entire process of production, distribution, and exhibition from start to finish. Films recorded in analog form traditionally included ... ...fect called phi phenomenon. The name "film" originates from the fact that photographic film (also called film stock) has historica... ... History A frame from Roundhay Garden Scene, the world's earliest film produced using a moti... ...or, with rare exceptions reluctantly made only at the insistence of "star" directors such as Peter Bogdanovich and Martin Scorsese. ... ...fferent actors, the final version is called a montage. Directors developed a theory of montage, beginning with Eisenstein and the ... ...amera, the invention of more sophisticated filmstocks and lenses, allowing directors to film in increasingly dim conditions, and the development of sy...

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Beauty and the Beast, And Tales from Home

By: J. Bayard Taylor

...OR Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND TALES FROM HOME Title: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, AND TALES FROM HOME Author: B... ...... ... Home Bayard Taylor Table of Contents Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home ................................................................. ...hey would certainly lead me, when a visitor was announced. It was one of the directors of our county almshouse, who came on an errand to which he atta... ...ense. It harmed no one, however; for the tar−weed was already thick over her Californian grave. "Oh, I see," said Mr. Billings, "you still remember th... ... clutch. They were not married, however, until just before his departure for California, whither she afterwards followed him. She died in less than a ... ...lled the air. The creek, with a few faded leaves dropped upon its bosom, and films of gossamer streaming from its bushy fringe, gurgled over the pebbl... ...explained to me so beautifully the superior advantages of his line, that the Directors of the other company took their revenge in this vile, abominabl... ...ousekeeping. If that don't succeed, I shall get brother Samuel, who lives in California, to send me two Chinamen, one for cook and chamber−boy, and on...

...Excerpt: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. A STORY OF OLD RUSSIA. I. We are about to relate a story of mingled fact and fancy. The facts are borrowed from the Russian author, Petjerski; the fancy is our own. Our task will chiefly be to soften the outlines of incidents almost too sharp and rugged for literary use, to supply them with the necessary coloring and sentiment, an...

...Table of Contents: Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home, 1 -- Bayard Taylor, 1 -- BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. A STORY OF OLD RUSSIA, 1 -- I, 1 -- II, 2 -- III, 4 -- IV, 8 -- V, 10 -- VI, 13 -- VII, 15 -- VIII, 17 -- IX, 20 -- X, 21 -- XI, 24 -- XII, 25 -- THE STRANGE FRIEND, 2...

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Art Directors Guild

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... Full name The Art Directors Guild Founded ... ... 11969 Ventura Blvd. 2nd Floor Studio City, California, 91604, USA Count... ... www.adg.org The Art Directors Guild (ADG) is an American labor union and branch of the Internat... ...rofessionals. The ADG's sponsored activities include a film society, the Annual ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards, an art... ... 2 Origins 2.1 Art Directors Guild 2.1.1... ... Art Directors Guild Fifty-nine Art Directors, from all the major Hollywood studios, met on May 6, 1937 at the Hollywood R... ...were part of Local 644 of the Conference of Studio Unions (CSU) working in film and theater. The overwhelming majority of Local 644’s membership, howe... ...nted two-dimensional scenery instead of the three-dimensional sets used in film. As the nature of television scenery changed, the responsibilities of ... ... Art Directors Guild Fifty-nine Art Directors, from all the major Hollywood studios, met on May 6, 1937 at the Hollywood R...

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Beauty and the Beast, And Tales from Home

By: Bayard Taylor

...OR Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AND TALES FROM HOME Title: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, AND TALES FROM HOME Author: ... ...... ... about to relate a story of mingled fact and fancy. The facts are borrowed from the Russian author, Petjerski; the fancy is our own. Our task will... ... would certainly lead me,--when a visitor was announced. It was one of the directors of our county almshouse, who came on an errand to which he att... ...se. It harmed no one, however; for the tar-weed was already thick over her Californian grave. "Oh, I see," said Mr. Billings, "you still remember... ...lutch. They were not married, however, until just before his departure for California, whither she afterwards followed him. She died in less than ... ...d the air. The creek, with a few faded leaves dropped upon its bosom, and films of gossamer streaming from its bushy fringe, gurgled over the pebb... ...xplained to me so beautifully the superior advantages of his line, that the Directors of the other company took their revenge in this vile, abominab... ...sekeeping. If that don't succeed, I shall get brother Samuel, who lives in California, to send me two Chinamen, one for cook and chamber-boy, and o...

...We are about to relate a story of mingled fact and fancy. The facts are borrowed from the Russian author, Petjerski; the fancy is our own. Our task will chiefly be to soften the outlines of incidents almost too sharp and rugged for literary use, to supply them with the necessary coloring and sentiment, an...

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Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Comedy Series

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... Presented by Directors Guild of America C... ... .org.dgawww The Directors Guild of America Award for Television – Comedy Series is an award... ... America Award for Television – Comedy Series is an award presented by the Directors Guild of America to the best directed episodes of a comedic telev... ... NBC 3rd Rock from the Sun "See Dick Continue to Run" ... ... HBO "The Nanny from Hell" Larry Charles ... ... 30 Rock "Live from Studio 6H" Beth McCarthy-Miller ... ... Awards (film) ... ... Feature film Doc... ... Miniseries or TV Film Chi...

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Beauty and the Beast, And Tales from Home

By: Bayard Taylor

... by BAYARD TAYLOR Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home Bayard Taylor Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World Wide. Wo... ... about to relate a story of mingled fact and fancy. The facts are borrowed from the Russian author, Petjerski; the fancy is our own. Our task will chi... ...d shape to the irregular fragments of an old chronicle. We know something, from other sources, of the customs described, something of the character of... ...y would certainly lead me,—when a visitor was announced. It was one of the directors of our county almshouse, who came on an errand to which he attach... ...se. It harmed no one, however; for the tar-weed was already thick over her Californian grave. "Oh, I see," said Mr. Billings, "you still remember the... ...lutch. They were not married, however, until just before his departure for California, whither she afterwards followed him. She died in less than a ye... ...ed the air. The creek, with a few faded leaves dropped upon its bosom, and films of gossamer streaming from its bushy fringe, gurgled over the pebbles... ...plained to me so beautifully the superior advantages of his line, that the Directors of the other company took their revenge in this vile, abominable ... ...sekeeping. If that don't succeed, I shall get brother Samuel, who lives in California, to send me two Chinamen, one for cook and chamber-boy, and one ...

...BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. A STORY OF OLD RUSSIA. I . We are about to relate a story of mingled fact and fancy. The facts are borrowed from the Russian author, Petjerski; the fancy is our own. Our task will chiefly be to soften the outlines of incidents almost too sharp and rugged for literary use, to supply them with the necessary coloring and sentiment, an...

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Film theory

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...essence of the cinema and provides conceptual frameworks for understanding film's relationship to reality, the other arts, individual viewers, and soc... ...ship to reality, the other arts, individual viewers, and society at large. Film theory is not to be confused with general film criticism, or film hist... ... History 1 Specific theories of film 2 See also 3 ... ...erned with defining the crucial elements of the medium. It largely evolved from the works of directors like Germaine Dulac, Louis Delluc, Jean Epstein... ...g the crucial elements of the medium. It largely evolved from the works of directors like Germaine Dulac, Louis Delluc, Jean Epstein, Sergei Eisenstei... ... and Siegfried Kracauer.[1] These individuals emphasized how film differed from reality and how it might be considered a valid art form. In the years ... ...ay in its ability to mechanically reproduce reality, not in its difference from reality.[2] In the 1960s and 1970s, film theory to... ...nema? essays selected and translated by Hugh Gray, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971. ^ Weddle, David. "Li...

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Gaining the Arts Advantage Lessons from School Districts That Value Arts Education

By: Harriet Mayor Fulbright

... ARTS U.S. D EPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WHITE HOUSE MILLENNIUM COUNCIL Lessons From School Districts That Value ARTS EDUCATION GAINING THE ARTS ADVANTAGE ... ... SWB PERMISSION TO COPY, TO DISSEMINATE, OR TO OTHERWISE USE INFORMATION FROM THIS REPORT IS GRANTED AS LONG AS APPROPRIATE ACKNOWLEDGMENT IS GIVEN.... ...6 VOICE: 202-682-5409 FAX: 202-682-5668 E-MAIL: PCAH@NEH.GOV Lessons From School Districts That Value ARTS EDUCATION CONTENTS FOREWORD . . . . ... ... programs with com- puter graphics, design, MIDI music composition, video, film, animation, photography. • Some districts mention special writ- ing co... ...ate reports on arts education in their districts. The study's researchers, directors, project assis- tants, and editor also served as contributors. I... ...cur- riculum areas authentically; • the consistent work on the part of the directors of funded programs and expressive arts to work collaboratively to... ...nd written the chronicles of family struggles and triumphs. The Wolfsonian directors and curators so appreciated this book and those made by the stude... ... learning to "real life" by employing the arts: The "ARTEC" program brings film and tech- nology together for at-risk students. It gives back through ... ... of Los Angeles, numerous technology-based corporations, and the Hollywood film industry that there is high demand in the region for stu- dents prepar...

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Film editing

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...A film editor at work in 1928 Film editing is part of the creative post-production process of filmmaking.... ...ng is part of the creative post-production process of filmmaking. The term film editing is derived from the traditional process of working with film, ... ...ve post-production process of filmmaking. The term film editing is derived from the traditional process of working with film, but now increasingly inv... ...creasingly involves the use of digital technology. The film editor works with the raw footage, selecting shots and combining them ... ...art or skill, the only art that is unique to cinema, separating filmmaking from other art forms that preceded it, although there are close parallels t... ...sually play a dynamic role in the making of a film. Sometimes, auteur film directors edit their own films, for example Akira Kurosawa and The Coen Bro... ...he camera. Screenshot from Scrooge, or, Marley's Ghost, the first film to feature multiple exposu... ...ultaneous action in different places. These early film directors discovered important aspects of motion picture language: that the... ...olded to fit the director's vision. In the United States, under DGA rules, directors receive a minimum of ten weeks after completion of principal phot...

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Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present

By: Various

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ADDRESSES FROM 1790 TO THE PRESENT Title: COMPLETE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESSES ... ...... ...r consultations for the general good you can not but derive encouragement from the reflection that the measures of the last session have been as sat... ...not until late in the month of August that I received from the Government directors an official report establishing beyond question that this great ... ...k. A copy of this resolution is contained in the report of the Government directors before referred to, and how ever the object may be disguised by ... ... bank to electioneering purposes, but that the resolution of the board of directors authorized the same course to be pursued in future. It being ... ...llected in that distant country, has acquired bloodless possession of the Californias, and the American flag has been raised at every important poin... ... Mexican Provinces of New Mexico, New Leon, Coahuila, Tamaulipas, and the Californias, a territory larger in extent than that embraced in the origin... ...ive, a time of rousing wonder and heroic achievement. As they said in the film "Back to the Future," "Where we're going, we don't need roads." We...

...on; but I can not forbear intimating to you the expediency of giving effectual encouragement as well to the introduction of new and useful inventions from abroad as to the exertions of skill and genius in producing them at home, and of facilitating the intercourse between the distant parts of our country by a due attention to the post-office and post-roads....

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405 (film)

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...5 Film Poster Dire... ...English 405 is the name of a 3-minute film released in June 2000 and produced by Bruce Branit and Jeremy Hunt. It... ... 2000 and produced by Bruce Branit and Jeremy Hunt. It was the first short film to become widely distributed on the Internet and became a media sensat... ...ghway and background scenery in the film are composed of composited images from still photographs and video applied to three-dimensional models create... ...or walking on the highway shoulder while filming. It was issued to them by California Highway Patrol Officer Dana Anderson (who is listed in the "Spec... ...ived two million viewers.[1] As a result, Branit and Hunt signed a deal as directors with CAA as well as A Band Apart. They appeared on The Today Show... ... Categories Articles needing additional references from September 2009 All articles needing additional r... ... Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from June 2014 All articles lacking reliable referenc...

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Dictionary of Phrase and Fable : E. Cobham Brewer from the New and Enlarged Edition of 1894

By: Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, Ll. D.

...... .............................................................1 E. COBHAM BREWER FROM THE NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION OF 1894..........................1 A ..... ...onary of Phrase and Fable i Dictionary of Phrase and Fable E. COBHAM BREWER FROM THE NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION OF 1894 This page copyright © 2003 Blac... ...t the flies or the rooks). Béer, Old French for bayer, to gape. Beeswing The film which forms on the sides of a bottle of good old port. This film, br... ...nd Fable B 350 Board A council which sits at a board or table; as “Board of Directors,” “Board of Guardians,” “School Board,” “Board of Trade,” etc. ... ...iant who fell into a pit twenty feet deep, dug by Jack the Giant—killer, and filmed over with grass and gravel. The name means cormorant or great eate... ...h constitution of 1795, when the executive was vested in five persons called directors, one of whom retired every year. After a sickly existence of fo... ...rothers of the Cross.” Flam Flattery for an object; blarney; humbug. (Irish, film, Anglo—Saxon, flæm, flight.) “They told me what a fine thing it was ... ...entleman of sufficient name to form a bait who allows himself to be put on a directors list for the guinea and lunch provided for the board. (See Floa...

...ed to teach children addition and subtraction. The ancient Greeks and Romans employed it for calculations, and so do the Chinese. The word is derived from the Phoen. abak (dust); the Orientals used tables covered with dust for ciphering and diagrams. In Turkish schools this method is still used for teaching writing. The multiplication table invented by Pythagoras is called...

...Table of Contents: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, 1 -- E. COBHAM BREWER FROM THE NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION OF 1894, 1 -- A, 1 -- B, 182 -- C, 447 -- D, 741 -- E, 916 -- F, 1002 -- G, 1140 -- H, 1301 -- I, 1470 -- J, 1528 -- K, 1587 -- L, 1641 -- M, 1786 -- N, 1973 -- O, 2043 -- P, 2094 -- Q, 2293 ...

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Pups (film)

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... Pups is a 1999 American independent crime drama written and directed by Ash. The film stars Mischa Barton, Burt Reynolds... ...n Van Hoy. The film centres on two young adolescents that embark on a bank robbery on their way to school. The film premiered at the Los Angeles Indep... ... on their way to school. The film premiered at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival on 18 April 1999. The film, although well received critically... ... reaches for a flower in his pocket, and a sniper shoots him dead. Bender asks to get "that mother fucker down from that roof". Pr... ... Chicago International Film Festival "Gold Hugo award for New Directors Competition" - Ash ... ...dependent films 1990s crime drama films Films shot in Los Angeles, California Hostag...

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Nineteen Impressions

By: Beresford, J. D. (John Davys), 1873-1947

... THE LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOSANGELES NINETEEN IMPRESSIONS BY THE SAME AUTHOR NOVEL... ..., even if we cannot see clearly what the image is. My metaphor has slid away from nets to mirrors, but I make no apology for that. The metaphor is of ... ...he other thing is to keep all your senses employed, and your inner self free from any preoccupation with what your body is doing. This may appear to b... ... see whoy when yew gets there." And this was all the information I could get from him. So, finding excuse for the driver's ill-temper in the sodden we... ...-met Hemming outside the Court, and we went off at once to develop the three films he had been able to expose. On the way I questioned Hemming as to h... ...AL 37 I shall never forget our eagerness as we diligently rocked those three films and saw the little black specks springing up, evidence that Hemming... ...that Hemming had got some result. After the fixing bath, we just brushed the films with water and hurried out to the light. Hemming had been seated so... ...office, and found his immediate chief there with the chairman and one of the directors. They complimented him pleasantly on his record, and reminded h... ...kable that has been published for some time." Morning Post. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LIBRAP* University of California SOUTHERN REGIONALLIBRARY FACI...

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Film noir

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...Two silhouetted figures in The Big Combo (1955). The film's cinematographer was John Alton, the creator of many of film noir's s... ... stylized images. Film noir (; French pronunciation: ​) is a cinematic term used primari... ... emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations. Hollywood's classical film noir period is generally regarded as extending from the early 1940s to... ... Hollywood's classical film noir period is generally regarded as extending from the early 1940s to the late 1950s. Film noir of this era is associated... ...f the prototypical stories and much of the attitude of classic noir derive from the hardboiled school of crime fiction that emerged in the United Stat... ...s now so described have been made around the world. Many pictures released from the 1960s onward share attributes with film noir of the classical peri... ... Overview 3.1 Directors and the business of noir 3.2 ... ...h the protagonist is a criminal (as are his most successful pursuers).[23] Directors such as Lang, Robert Siodmak, and Michael Curtiz brought a dramat... ...movies either literally or in spirit. In this production context, writers, directors, cinematographers, and other craftsmen were relatively free from ...

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History of the Donner Party

By: C. F. Mcglashan

...al. To Mrs. Elizabeth A. Keiser, One of the Pioneer Mothers of California, This Book is Respectfully Dedicated by the Author. ... ...s in which the dying one frequently repeats his weird dreams. Half rising from his snowy couch, pointing upward, one of the death-stricken at Donner... ... wheels and is gliding along on a smooth, steel pathway. It is sheltered from the wind and snow by large beams and huge posts, which are bolted to ... ...as related, it but indicates, prophetically, the progress of a few years. California's history is replete with tragic, startling events. These event... ...ntrast to the joys of pleasure-seekers who to-day look down upon the lake from the windows of silver palace cars. The scenes of horror and despair... ...I. Donner Lake A Famous Tourist Resort Building the Central Pacific California's Skating Park The Pioneers The Organization of the Donner Par... ...erson." Over Patty's large, dark eyes, on this morning, gradually crept a film. Previous starvation had greatly attenuated her system, and she was f... ...l. Mary was married to P. McAran, June 28, 1869. Mr. McAran is one of the directors of the Hibernia Bank, and resides in San Francisco. John M. Murp...

...Contents. Chapter I. Donner Lake A Famous Tourist Resort Building the Central Pacific California's Skating Park The Pioneers The Organization of the Donner Party Ho! for California! A Mammoth Train The Dangers by the Way False Accounts of the Sufferings Endured Complete Roll of the Company Impostors Claiming t...

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Documentary film

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...ng-wound Bolex "H16" Reflex camera is a popular entry level camera used in film schools. A documentary film is a ... ...or the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record.[1] Such films were originally shot on film stock—the only medium available—but now ... ... released for screening in cinemas. "Documentary" has been described as a "filmmaking practice, a cinematic tradition, and mode of audience reception"... ...nterparts to interpreting the modern world; and that materials "thus taken from the raw" can be more real than the acted article. In this regard, Grie... ... which is dramatic."[5] Others further state that a documentary stands out from the other types of non-fiction films for providing an opinion, and a s... ...lms survive.[8] Frame from one of Marinescu's science films (1899). ... ...rence of "World Union of documentary films" in 1948 Warsaw featured famous directors of the era: Basil Wright (on the left), Elmar Klos, Joris Ivens (... ...k, Frederick Wiseman and Albert and David Maysles. The directors of the movement take different viewpoints on their degree of invo... ...ry film festivals List of directors and producers of documentaries ...

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The Sisters-In-Law

By: Gertrude Atherton

...nto this novel are leading characters in other novels and stories of the "California Series," which covers the social history of the state from the ... ... of the "California Series," which covers the social history of the state from the beginning of the last century. They are Gwynne, his mother, Lady ... ...nt, Coralie Geary, the Montgomerys and Trennahans in TRANSPLANTED and THE CALIFORNIANS; Rezanov in the novel of that name, and Chonita Iturbi y Monc... ...the despised nouveaux riches, nor that there were so many flowers even in California. Her own coming-out party in the dark double parlors of the old... ... eighties. She had the ugliest old house in San Francisco, and the change from lamps to gas had been her last concession to the march of time. The b... ...st of the social life of the sixties--infrequent thin lines of smoke rose from humble chimneys. It was the region of factories and dwellings of the ... ... long as one side smashed the other and was quick about it. Owners and directors of copper mines--but let us draw a veil over the sincere robust ... ... world, as bad (or worse) as any you could read about in history. The war films in the motion picture houses were quite wonderful, but too terrible....

...Several people who enter casually into this novel are leading characters in other novels and stories of the ?California Series,? which covers the social history of the state from the beginning of the last century. They are Gwynne, his mother, Lady Victoria Gwynne, Isabel Otis and the Hofers in ANCESTORS; the Randolphs in A DAUGHTER ...

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Health (film)

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... An advertisement for the film in The New York Times, April 1982 ... ... company Lion's Gate Films Distribute... ... April 7, 1982 (1982-04-07) (Film Forum, New York City)[1] ... ...T.H.[4]:135) is a 1980 ensemble comedy film, the fifteenth feature project from director Robert Altman. It stars Carol Burnett, Glenda Jackson, James ... ...conventioneers notice a seemingly dead body sunk to the bottom of the pool from their balconies. Harry Wolff and the President's advisor on health, Gl... ...7]:113 That night, Garnell announces a serious message from the top of the hotel through her loudspeaker; many guests take notice,... ...suggested test runs in four markets instead: San Francisco and Sacramento, California; Houston, Texas; and Boston, Massachusetts.[2] The resulting pre... ...eer of this most eccentric and unpredictable of contemporary American film directors."[21] Leonard Maltin gave HealtH two stars ou... ... (1974) California Split (1974) ...

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The Sisters-In-Law

By: Gertrude Atherton

...nto this novel are leading characters in other novels and stories of the "California Series," which covers the social history of the state from the ... ... of the "California Series," which covers the social history of the state from the beginning of the last century. They are Gwynne, his mother, Lady ... ...nt, Coralie Geary, the Montgomerys and Trennahans in TRANSPLANTED and THE CALIFORNIANS; Rezánov in the novel of that name, and Chonita Iturbi y Monc... ...the despised nouveaux riches, nor that there were so many flowers even in California. Her own coming-out party in the dark double parlors of the old... ... eighties. She had the ugliest old house in San Francisco, and the change from lamps to gas had been her last concession to the march of time. The b... ...st of the social life of the sixties--infrequent thin lines of smoke rose from humble chimneys. It was the region of factories and dwellings of the ... ... long as one side smashed the other and was quick about it. Owners and directors of copper mines--but let us draw a veil over the sincere robust ... ... world, as bad (or worse) as any you could read about in history. The war films in the motion picture houses were quite wonderful, but too terrible....

...Several people who enter casually into this novel are leading characters in other novels and stories of the ?California Series,? which covers the social history of the state from the beginning of the last century. They are Gwynne, his mother, Lady Victoria Gwynne, Isabel Otis and the Hofers in ANCESTORS; the Randolphs in A DAUGHTER ...

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ATL (film)

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...,170,563 ATL is a 2006 American drama film. ATL is a coming-of-age tale concerning Rashad, played by Atlanta nati... ...concerning Rashad, played by Atlanta native and hip hop artist T.I. in his film debut, and his friends in their final year in high school and on the v... ...ends in their final year in high school and on the verge of adulthood. The film also stars Antwan Andre Patton, aka Big Boi of the hip hop group OutKa... ..., Rashad's best friend, goes to a prep school on the opposite side of town from where they live, and is trying to attend an Ivy League college after s... ...r year. However, he finds out that he will need a letter of recommendation from someone of high stature to better his chances of acceptance at the sch... ... real name is Erin. Erin says that she will reveal where Esquire is really from (something he lied to her father about) if he tells Rashad about her. ... ...ong auditioned a year prior to shooting the film at the director's home in California. "And he was a long shot but he came in and he became that chara... ...alent in storytelling. According to producer Austin, "a lot of music video directors can't capture the story, so what we'd do was turn on the director...

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Sally Dows

By: Bret Harte

...F MRS. BUNKER THE TRANSFORMATION OF BUCKEYE CAMP THEIR UNCLE FROM CALIFORNIA SALLY DOWS. PROLOGUE. ... .... BUNKER THE TRANSFORMATION OF BUCKEYE CAMP THEIR UNCLE FROM CALIFORNIA SALLY DOWS. PROLOGUE. THE L... ... masses of men in gray or blue had that morning melted away, or emerged from it only as scattered fragments that crept, crawled, ran, or clung t... ...ghtened and hesitating little feet, or later by skulkers and stragglers from the main column who were tempted to enter it from the hedges and bu... ...he Briggsville branch line, and thinks something could be done with the directors for a new tariff of charges if she put a pressure on them; Tyl... ...od erect. A torch flashed through the wood. But even at that moment a film came over his eyes; he staggered and fell. An interval of he... ...the large colony of Italian fishermen were inimical to the interests of California and to her husband--particularly as a native American trader.... ...the stiffened earth like snow, except where it made a dull, pewter-like film over the three frozen lakes which encompassed the town. The ... ...morning, having invested the sturdy wooden outer walls of the house and filmed with delicate tracery every available inch of window pane, it see...

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Babel (film)

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...nymous Content Zeta Film Central Films ... ... $135.3 million Babel is a 2006 drama film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and written by Guillermo Arria... ...nal co-production among companies based in the US, Mexico, and France. The film portrays multiple stories taking place in Morocco, Japan, Mexico and t... ...ah, a goatherder, buys a .270 Winchester M70 rifle and a box of ammunition from his neighbor Hassan Ibrahim to shoot the jackals that have been preyin... ...e bus, critically wounding Susan Jones (Cate Blanchett), an American woman from San Diego who is traveling with her husband Richard (Brad Pitt) on vac... ...at the time that the American woman has died of her wounds. The three flee from their house, retrieving the rifle as they go. The police corner them o... ...ldren, Debbie (Elle Fanning) and Mike (Nathan Gamble), in their San Diego, California home while they are in Morocco. When Amelia learns of Susan's in... ...etheless carried actress Elle Fanning around in the hot desert of Southern California during the summer for five days during filming of those particul... ... Won Directors Guild of America (DGA) Outstanding...

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Annex I

... 1206(2), with respect to existing, non-conforming measures that derogate from an obligation relating to: (a) national treatment, pursuant t... ...) nationality requirements for senior management or members of boards of directors, pursuant to Article 1107 (Investment). 2. Each reservatio... ...IPTION: Cross-Border Services With some limited exceptions, the export from the United States of all commodities, and all "technical data", requ... ...ider obtains voluntary Recognized Private Operating Agency certification from the U.S. Department of State for purposes of negotiating operating a... ...rporation of which the president and at least two-thirds of the board of directors and other managing officers are U.S. citizens, and at least sev... ...ting to the nationality of senior management or members of the board of directors. For the purposes of this reservation: (a) any measure mai... ...ent Services INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION: CMAP 941103 Private Exhibition of Films (cinema) TYPE OF RESERVATION: National Treatment (Article 1202) ... ...asis, 30 percent of the screen time of every theater may be reserved for films produced, either within or outside Mexico, by Mexican enterprises. ... ...STRY CLASSIFICATION: CMAP 941102 Private Services of Distribution and Films Rental LEGAL CITATION: Ley de la Industria Cinematogr fica (Moti...

...out the reservations taken by that Party, pursuant to Articles 1108 (1) and 1206 (2), with respect to existing, non-conforming measures that derogate from an obligation relating to: (a) national treatment, pursuant to ?...

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Interstellar (film)

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... Interstellar is a 2014 science fiction film directed by Christopher Nolan. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hath... ...away, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy, John Lithgow and Michael Caine, the film features a team of astronauts who travel through a wormhole in search ... ...a new home for humanity. Brothers Christopher and Jonathan Nolan wrote the film, merging a script Jonathan developed in 2007 with Christopher's ideas.... ... has been a box office success and has received generally positive reviews from critics, who gave particular attention to the film's scientific accura... ..., storyline, musical score, visual effects, and performances, particularly from McConaughey, Foy, Hathaway, and Chastain. It also received a positive ... ...naughey, Foy, Hathaway, and Chastain. It also received a positive reaction from viewers. Contents ... ...n it for four years.[5] To learn the science, he studied relativity at the California Institute of Technology while writing the script.[20] Jonathan s... ... Mike (January 10, 2013). "The Migratory Habits Of 800-Pound Gorilla Oscar Directors And The Films They Make". Deadline.com. Retrieved August 14, 2013... ... Mike (January 10, 2013). "The Migratory Habits Of 800-Pound Gorilla Oscar Directors And The Films They Make". Deadline.com. Retrieved August 14, 2013...

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The U.P. Trail

By: Zane Grey

...blic Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - This eBook was obtained from the World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membe... ...es Chinese pirates worked side by side with border ruffians and broken men from Europe, gambling, drinking, quarreling, and murdering like wolves; and... ...N In ACROSS THE PLAINS 1 In the early sixties a trail led from the broad Missouri, swirling yellow and turgid between its green-grove... ...ward across Nevada, and ever westward, up from desert to mountain, up into California, where the white streams rushed and roared and the stately pines... ...put the Government of the United States, the army, a group of frock-coated directors, and unlimited gold back 9 of General Lodge, and bade him build ... ... eyes opened. They were large, violet-hued, covered with a kind of veil or film, as though sleep had not wholly gone; and they were unseeingly, starin... ... the windows of a soul, images of hell limned forever on a mind. Then that film, that unseeing cold thing, like the shade of sleep or of death, passed... ...on company by which it was the custom to build railroads at that time. The directors, believing that whatever money was to be made out of the Union Pa... ...y of these commissioners were politicians, working in close touch with the directors, and not averse to bleeding the Credit Mobilier. All the enginee...

...In the early sixties a trail led from the broad Missouri, swirling yellow and turgid between its green-groved borders, for miles and miles out upon the grassy Nebraska plains, turning westward over the undulating prairie, with its swales and billows and long...

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Alien (film)

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... Alien is a 1979 science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver,... ... Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto. The film's title refers to a highly aggressive extraterrestrial creature that s... ...talks and kills the crew of a spaceship. Dan O'Bannon wrote the screenplay from a story he wrote with Ronald Shusett, drawing influence from previous ... ..., drawing influence from previous works of science fiction and horror. The film was produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill through th... ...n stasis. Detecting a mysterious transmission, possibly a distress signal, from a nearby planetoid, the ship's computer, the M.O.T.H.E.R, awakens the ... ...the ship's computer, the M.O.T.H.E.R, awakens the crew. Under prior orders from their employers, the Nostromo lands on the planetoid and Captain Dalla... ...r the task, but O'Bannon, Shusett, and the Brandywine team felt that these directors would not take the film seriously and would instead treat it as a... ...direct sequels over the next eighteen years, each by different writers and directors. Sigourney Weaver remained the only recurring actor through all f... ...r the task, but O'Bannon, Shusett, and the Brandywine team felt that these directors would not take the film seriously and would instead treat it as a...

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The U.P. Trail

By: Zane Grey

...s Chinese pirates worked side by side with border ruffians and broken men from Europe, gambling, drinking, quarreling, and murdering like wolves; a... ... In ACROSS THE PLAINS 1 In the early sixties a trail led from the broad Missouri, swirling yellow and turgid between its green-grov... ... was lord and the camp-fire of the trapper sent up its curling blue smoke from beside some lonely stream; on and on over the barren lands of eterna... ...ard across Nevada, and ever westward, up from desert to mountain, up into California, where the white streams rushed and roared and the stately pine... ...t the Government of the United States, the army, a group of frock-coated directors, and unlimited gold back of General Lodge, and bade him build th... ...eyes opened. They were large, violet-hued, covered with a kind of veil or film, as though sleep had not wholly gone; and they were unseeingly, stari... ...the windows of a soul, images of hell limned forever on a mind. Then that film, that unseeing cold thing, like the shade of sleep or of death, pass... ...n company by which it was the custom to build railroads at that time. The directors, believing that whatever money was to be made out of the Union P... ... of these commissioners were politicians, working in close touch with the directors, and not averse to bleeding the Credit Mobilier. All the engin...

...In the early sixties a trail led from the broad Missouri, swirling yellow and turgid between its green-groved borders, for miles and miles out upon the grassy Nebraska plains, turning westward over the undulating prairie, with its swales and billows and long...

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From Here to Eternity

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... Based on From Here to Eternity 1951 novel  by James Jones... ... $30,500,000[1] From Here to Eternity is a 1953 George Reeves. The film... ... From Here to Eternity is a 1953 George Reeves. The film won eight Academy Awards out of 13 nominations, including for Picture,... ...pporting Actor (Frank Sinatra) and Supporting Actress (Donna Reed).[2] The film's title comes originally from a quote from Rudyard Kipling's 1892 poem... ... and Supporting Actress (Donna Reed).[2] The film's title comes originally from a quote from Rudyard Kipling's 1892 poem "Gentlemen-Rankers", about so... ..., this has been dismissed on several occasions by the cast and crew of the film. Director Fred Zinneman commented that "...the legend about a horse's ... ...roved to be an instant hit with critics and the public alike, the Southern California Motion Picture Council extolling: "A motion picture so great in ... ... Nominated Directors Guild of America Outstanding Direc...

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Aunt Jane's Nieces Out West

By: Edith Van Dyne

...nce do you allude, Beth?” asked Uncle John, sitting up straight and glancing from one to another of his two nieces. He was a genial looking, round−fac... ... toil. These stood before a brick building that seemed like a factory, while from its doors other crowds of workmen and some shopgirls were rushing in... ...ur expression was simply immense and if this doesn't turn out to be the best film of the year, I'll miss my guess! Your terror−stricken features will ... ...ors. There must have been a hundred of them, all told, and when we recovered from our scare I could hear the machine beside me clicking away as it too... ...eth. “I quite agree with you,” said Mr. Merrick. “Do you wish me to buy that film and prevent the picture's being shown?” “Oh, no!” cried Patsy in pro... ...whose opinion we value, will ever visit a moving picture theatre or see this film. The common people will not recognize us, of course.” You must not t... ... the real heart of this business, and the next to them in importance are the directors, or producers, who exercise marvelous cleverness in staging the... ...wn in the foothills back of our hotel. At the first alarm of fire one of the directors wakened us and we jumped into our clothes and were whisked in a... ...up to the fire. The completed picture was a great success, I'm told.” “Those directors must be wonderfully enterprising fellows,” said Beth. “They are...

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List of people from Milwaukee

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...Peter Bonerz — actor Mark Borchardt — independent filmmaker; best known as the subject of the film American Movie. ... ... Bob Botz — MLB player[9] David Bourgeois — film critic Timmy Bowers — professional basketball... ...h Carolina State Senator Herschel Burke Gilbert — film and television composer[49] Hank Gillo — NFL ... ...ack — German resistance fighter during World War II, executed under orders from Adolf Hitler[57] MLB player[58] ... .... Army aviator. In 1927 with Albert Hegenberger completed the first flight from California to Hawaii. David John Malloy - Rom... ...y aviator. In 1927 with Albert Hegenberger completed the first flight from California to Hawaii. David John Malloy - Roman Ca... ...HL player Louise Goff Reece — U.S. Representative from Tennessee[122] William Rehnquist – former Chi... ...eneral John G. Schmitz — U.S. Representative from California Frank Schneiberg — MLB player[134] ... ... ^ http://wisconsinology.blogspot.com/search/label/directors%20at%20work ^ http://www.pro-footb...

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