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London Films

By: W. D. Howells

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LONDON FILMS Author: W. D. HOWELLS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature... ... public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support ... ...... ...SE GUARDS, WHITEHALL WESTMINSTER BRIDGE AND CLOCK TOWER A HOUSE-BOAT ON THE THAMES AT HENLEY THE CROWD OF SIGHT-SEERS AT HENLEY THE TOWER ... ...ocial value, I should be obliged to own that it was largely an assumption based upon hearsay. For all I can avouch personally in the matter they mig... ...rity. At the very top I offer the conjecture towards the solution of that mystery which constantly bewilders the republican witness, the mystery of ... ...heir swarthy foreheads, who suddenly filed out of the crowd, looking more mystery from their liquid eyes than they could well have corroborated in w... ...tion of women to Parliamentary politics, of which we read much in English novels, and even English newspapers. Women take much more interest in poli...

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Films based on works by Edgar Wallace

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...apted into the 1940s. In 1960, Anglo-Amalgamated started a series of 46 films entitled Edgar Wallace Mysteries which continued until 1965. Sil... ...s entitled Edgar Wallace Mysteries which continued until 1965. Silent films The Four Just Men (1921) Sound films The Four Just Men (19... ...early as the silent movie era, German film producers discovered that the novels of Edgar Wallace were easily adapted to the screen. The first German... ...n Circle was trade-shown in London in March 1929 in the Phonofilm sound-on-film system. In 1931, Carl Lamarc adapted The Squeaker , one of Wal... ...he Menace in 1932.) From 1934 to the mid-1950s, no German-language films based on works by Edgar Wallace were produced. Then, in the mid-1950s, the ... ...ace in 1932.) From 1934 to the mid-1950s, no German-language films based on works by Edgar Wallace were produced. Then, in the mid-1950s, the German... ... with its producer Preben Philipsen produced Der Frosch mit der Maske (based on The Fellowship of the Frog ), targeting the German film market. T... ...("The Warlock"). More abstract titles usually feature the words Rätsel ("mystery" or "enigma") or Geheimnis ("secret"), for example Das Rätsel de... ... Geheimnis ("secret"), for example Das Rätsel der roten Orchidee ("The Mystery of the Red Orchid") Das Rätsel des silbernen Dreiecks ("The Myste...

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London Films

By: W. D. Howells

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LONDON FILMS Author: W. D. HOWELLS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature... ... public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support ... ...... ...SE GUARDS, WHITEHALL WESTMINSTER BRIDGE AND CLOCK TOWER A HOUSE-BOAT ON THE THAMES AT HENLEY THE CROWD OF SIGHT-SEERS AT HENLEY THE TOWER ... ...ocial value, I should be obliged to own that it was largely an assumption based upon hearsay. For all I can avouch personally in the matter they mig... ...rity. At the very top I offer the conjecture towards the solution of that mystery which constantly bewilders the republican witness, the mystery of ... ...heir swarthy foreheads, who suddenly filed out of the crowd, looking more mystery from their liquid eyes than they could well have corroborated in w... ...tion of women to Parliamentary politics, of which we read much in English novels, and even English newspapers. Women take much more interest in poli... ...ile: 7lonf10.htm or 7lonf10.pdf Corrected EDITIONS, 7lonf11.htm VERSIONS based on separate sources get new LETTER, 7lonf10a.htm Produced by Eric ...

...K ROTTEN ROW A BLOCK IN THE STRAND ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL WESTMINSTER ABBEY THE HORSE GUARDS, WHITEHALL WESTMINSTER BRIDGE AND CLOCK TOWER A HOUSE-BOAT ON THE THAMES AT HENLEY THE CROWD OF SIGHT-SEERS AT HENLEY THE TOWER OF LONDON ST. OLAVE'S, TOOLEY STREET LONDON BRIDGE THE ANCIENT CHURCH OF ST. MAGNUS THE EAST INDIA HOUSE OF CHARLES LAMB'S TIME CHURCH OF THE DUTCH REFUGEES...

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List of films based on English-language comics

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...This is a list of films based on English-language comics, including comic books, graphic novels, and feat... ... of films based on English-language comics, including comic books, graphic novels, and features in anthology comics magazines. It includes films that ... ...s, graphic novels, and features in anthology comics magazines. It includes films that are adaptations of English-language comics, and those films whos... ...al where the original source is newspaper comic strips, which are featured on a separate list. All films categorized by character ... ...mic strips, which are featured on a separate list. All films categorized by character listed chronologically. ... ...s. Predator: Alien vs. Predator (2004, based from previous Alien and Predator films and the Dark Horse comics of t... ... (2000, animated) Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003) ... ... (2001) El Muerto (2005) Mystery Men (1999) N ... ... List of American superhero films List of films based on French-language comics List of films base...

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Project Gutenberg Dumas Commentary

By: John Bursey

... public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support ... ... authors have even lent their talents to filling in the gaps between the novels. The swashbuckling exploits of the "four invincibles," as they are... ...ckling exploits of the "four invincibles," as they are referred to in the novels, have made them sell consistently for a century and a half, a feat... ... could in the 19th Century, his swashbuckling heroes. Before he embarked on the series, he was already considered one of, if not the, greatest dram... ...nd for Aramis and Porthos as their plot is detected. And, of course, the mystery of the man in the iron mask, around which the latter portions of t... ...he man in the iron mask, around which the latter portions of the book are based, is one of the most dark and sinister mysteries in all history. The... ...d his way onto the big screen countless times, most recently in two major films in the 1990s. He's found his way onto the stage, not only in Dumas'... ...s to the saga. Paul Feval and a M. Lassez wrote a series of eight novels based on the adventures of D'Artagnan with a young Cyrano de Bergerac. Th... ...e most mysterious of the four and the one whose past remains the greatest mystery. Although Dumas's portrayal of the character of D'Artagnan is the...

...ar in television commercials, they have their own candy bar, and some current authors have even lent their talents to filling in the gaps between the novels. The swashbuckling exploits of the ?four invincibles,? as they are referred to in the novels, have made them sell consistently for a century and a half, a feat not achieved by many authors. The popularity of the storie...

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List of book-based war films (1927–45 wars)

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... A list of films that are based on war books. ... ... A list of films that are based on war books. For earlier conflicts, see the List of films based on war ... ... A list of films that are based on war books. For earlier conflicts, see the List of films based on war books ... ... A list of films that are based on war books. For earlier conflicts, see the List of films based on war books — 1898... ...orghum & Sorghum Wine Mo Yan 1987 Novels ... ...iel Petrie US Eleanor and Franklin: The Story of Their Relationship, Based on Eleanor Ro... ... - - 4 Mystery Submarine ... ... 1963 C.M. Pennington-Richards UK Mystery Submarine (... ... - - Saviours Original screenplay films only: Salvo D...

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The Sisters-In-Law

By: Gertrude Atherton

... public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support ... ...people who enter casually into this novel are leading characters in other novels and stories of the "California Series," which covers the social his... ...old-fashioned home, a relic of San Francisco's "early days," perched high on the steepest of the casual hills in that city of a hundred hills. Sh... ...amily a leg-up (he liked the atmosphere and flavor of the lighter English novels), and, above all, responsive, seemed to him a direct reward for the ... ...ery young girl. Gathbroke surrendered then and there. This radiation of mystery, of complexity, this secret subtle visit of maturity to youth, the... ...more with a violent effort and asked in a crisp tone: "Well? What is this mystery? Are you in love with some one else? Been, making love--" "Alex... ... 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.... ...ile: 8sist10.htm or 8sist10.pdf Corrected EDITIONS, 8sist11.htm VERSIONS based on separate sources get new LETTER, 8sist10a.htm Produced by Tiffa...

...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; t...

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Mystery film

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...general category of crime film and at times the thriller genre . It focuses on the efforts of the detective, private investigator or amateur sl... ...y means of clues, investigation, and clever deduction. The plot often centers on the deductive ability, prowess, confidence, or diligence of the dete... ...hen draw out the moment for dramatic effect. This genre has ranged from early mystery tales, fictional or literary detective stories, to classic Hitc... ...ories, to classic Hitchcockian suspense-thrillers to classic private detective films. A related film sub-genre is spy films .http://www.filmsite.org/... ...tective films. A related film sub-genre is spy films .http://www.filmsite.org/mysteryfilms.html Definition and characteristics Mystery films mainly... ...://www.filmsite.org/mysteryfilms.html Definition and characteristics Mystery films mainly focus with solving a crime or a puzzle . The mystery ge... ...y end of the story, akin to the unveiling scenes in the Closed style. Mystery novels have proven to be a good medium for translation into film. The ... ...sive special effects. Successful mystery writers can produce a series of books based on the same sleuth character, providing rich material for sequels... ...09. Louis Feuillade created the highly popular Fantômas (1913-1914) serial based on the best-selling serial novel about Juve, a super-criminal who...

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The History of the Netherlands, 1555-1623

By: John Lothrop Motley

...ng public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that suppor... ...ester, Mass. 1814, died 1877. Other works: Morton's Hopes and Merry Mount, novels. Motley was the United States Minister to Austria, 1861-67, and t... ...Holmes said in 'An Oration delivered before the City Authorities of Boston' on the 4th of July, 1863: "'It cannot be denied,'--says another observer... ...p as a suitable person for the office of Regent, although there seemed some mystery about the appointment which demanded explanation. It was though... ...the arrival of Sonnius with the Bulls. Granvelle gave the reasons for this mystery with much simplicity. "His Majesty knew," he said, "that I shoul... ...astic hatreds, and to secure a peaceful future for Christendom, melted into films of gossamer, and the great war of demons, no longer to be quelled ... ...mes, Sr. Volume I. NOTE. The Memoir here given to the public is based on a biographical sketch prepared by the writer at the request of ... ...idle, but always had a book in his hand,--a volume of poetry or one of the novels of Scott or Cooper. His fondness for plays and declamation is il...

...JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY, born in Dorchester, Mass. 1814, died 1877. Other works: Morton?s Hopes and Merry Mount, novels. Motley was the United States Minister to Austria, 1861-67, and the United States Minister to England, 1869-70. Mark Twain mentions his respect for John Motley. Oliver Wendell Holmes said in ?An Oration delivered befor...

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Novel

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... Heights[5] and Herman Melville's Moby-Dick,[6] are also frequently called novels, and Scott describes romance as a "kindred term". Romance, as define... ... would also invent and compose speeches for didactic purposes. Novels can, on the other hand, depict the social, political and personal realities of a... ...ediately led to the development of a special elevated prose style modelled on Greek and Roman histories, and the traditions of verse narrative. The de... ...ury psychoanalysts and supply the images for 20th- and 21st-century horror films, love romances, fantasy novels, role-playing computer games, and the ... ... gap"[111] and recycled popular knowledge, conspiracy theories, comics and films to recombine these materials into entirely new works of art. Roland B... ...omises of reading pleasure. The most typical stratum of popular fiction is based entirely on genre expectations, which it fixes with serializations an... ...ure followed with $819 million, science fiction/fantasy with $700 million, mystery with $650 million and then classic literary fiction with $466 milli... ...realism Mystery ... ...omises of reading pleasure. The most typical stratum of popular fiction is based entirely on genre expectations, which it fixes with serializations an...

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A Modern Instance

By: William Dean Howells

... public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support ... ... INTRODUCTION. Mr. Howells has written a long series of poems, novels, sketches, stories, and essays, and has been perhaps the most conti... ...terature in these, languages. Naturally now he concentrated his attention on the Italian language and literature, but after all he was not made for ... ...tions may be found in _A Foregone Conclusion_, one of the happiest of his novels, whose scene is laid in Venice, in _The Lady of the Aroostook_, and... ...e Kentons. Novel. 1902. Literature and Life. Criticism. 1902. London Films. Travel and Description. 1905. A MODERN INSTANCE. I. ... ...of her cake." He set the waiter down on the table, and stood admiring its mystery of napkined dishes. "She guessed you wouldn't object to some cold ... ...e-rents, past and present. Upon these bottom facts, as he called them, he based a "spicy" sketch, which had also largely the character of an _exposé... ...m alone, now. You only make him worse, talking to him." Quelled by the mystery of his manner, she followed him out and down the stairs. "Oh, _do_... ...ile: 8mdrn10.htm or 8mdrn10.pdf Corrected EDITIONS, 8mdrn11.htm VERSIONS based on separate sources get new LETTER, 8mdrn10a.htm Produced by Charl...

...Introduction: Mr. Howells has written a long series of poems, novels, sketches, stories, and essays, and has been perhaps the most continuous worker in the literary art among American writers. He was born at Martin?s Perry, Belmont County, Ohio, March 1, 1837, and the experiences of his...

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Works based on Alice in Wonderland

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... references to the two books are too numerous to list; this list of works based on Alice in Wonderland focuses on works based specifically and subst... ...ences to the two books are too numerous to list; this list of works based on Alice in Wonderland focuses on works based specifically and substantial... ...Alice in Wonderland focuses on works based specifically and substantially on Carroll's two books about the character of Alice. Carolyn SiglerSigler,... ... another deep sleep adventure encountering characters and scenarios mostly based on the Mother Goose Rhymes. 1923 – Alice in Grammarland, a play by L... ...ly by Carroll's works, and draws liberally from the themes present in said novels. The eleventh book of A Series of Unfortunate Events , by Lemony S... ...o his native Russian as Аня в Стране Чудес ( Anya in Wonderland ). His novels include many Carrollian allusions, such as the spoof book titles tha... ...ith actual adaptations of the Alice and Looking-Glass books, these are films which are based on elements of the books. The Alice Comedies , a se... ...prison known as the "Abyss", and is saved by a "Chain" known as Alice. The mystery begins as Oz unravels the secrets behind Alice's lost memories, his...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

By: Thomas Hardy

...e of the district once included in that extinct kingdom. The series of novels I projected being mainly of the kind called local, they seemed ... ...es "The Wessex Labourer," the article turning out to be no dissertation on farming during the Heptarchy, but on the modern peasant of the sou... ...he recent supplanting of the class of stationary cottagers, who carried on the local traditions and humours, by a population of more or less mig... ...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... ...people had done so before. But the smallness of the exception made the mystery. She soon knew thus much of the recusant’s appearance. He ... ...sed in misleading ways. Every turn, look, word, and accent contained a mystery quite distinct from its obvious import, and not one had ever bee... ...oldwood’s part, it was but the natural conclusion of serious reflection based on deceptive premises of her own offering. "I wish I could ... ...es were less of a locomotive than a vegetative nature; and, never being based upon any original choice of foundation or direction, they were ... ... 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...

...arly English history, and give it a fictitious significance as the existing name of the district once included in that extinct kingdom. The series of novels I projected being mainly of the kind called local, they seemed to require a territorial definition of some sort to lend unity to their scene. Finding that the area of a single country did not afford a canvas large enou...

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Science fiction films in India

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...Hollywood studio Columbia Pictures. The script was written by Ray in 1967, based on "Bankubabur Bandhu", a Bengali story he had written in 1962 for Sa... ...ood studio Columbia Pictures. The script was written by Ray in 1967, based on "Bankubabur Bandhu", a Bengali story he had written in 1962 for Sandesh,... ...ro film Mr. India was a huge success which strengthened the hold of sci-fi films in India, especially Bollywood. Indiatimes Movies ranks the movie amo... ...d. Indiatimes Movies ranks the movie amongst the Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films.[2] Mr. India brought the idea of science fiction to the general peop... ... under production in the late 1960s which was eventually cancelled. It was based on a short story named Bankubabur Bandhu ("Banku Babu's Friend") by S... ... production in the late 1960s which was eventually cancelled. It was based on a short story named Bankubabur Bandhu ("Banku Babu's Friend") by Satyaji... ... Tamil Ambuli is a 2012 Tamil mystery science-fiction thriller film set in the 1970s. It is about a beast... ... Novels ... ... Tamil Ambuli is a 2012 Tamil mystery science-fiction thriller film set in the 1970s. It is about a beast...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

By: Thomas Hardy

...e of the district once included in that extinct kingdom. The series of novels I projected being mainly of the kind called local, they seemed ... ...es "The Wessex Labourer," the article turning out to be no dissertation on farming during the Heptarchy, but on the modern peasant of the sou... ...he recent supplanting of the class of stationary cottagers, who carried on the local traditions and humours, by a population of more or less mig... ...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... ...people had done so before. But the smallness of the exception made the mystery. She soon knew thus much of the recusant’s appearance. He ... ...sed in misleading ways. Every turn, look, word, and accent contained a mystery quite distinct from its obvious import, and not one had ever bee... ...oldwood’s part, it was but the natural conclusion of serious reflection based on deceptive premises of her own offering. "I wish I could ... ...es were less of a locomotive than a vegetative nature; and, never being based upon any original choice of foundation or direction, they were ... ... 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...

...arly English history, and give it a fictitious significance as the existing name of the district once included in that extinct kingdom. The series of novels I projected being mainly of the kind called local, they seemed to require a territorial definition of some sort to lend unity to their scene. Finding that the area of a single country did not afford a canvas large enou...

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The Wyvern Mystery

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... Language English The Wyvern Mystery is a 2000 BBC film starring Nao... ... The Wyvern Mystery is a 2000 BBC film starring Naomi Watts and Derek Jacobi. The film is based on Sheridan Le Fanu's novel. ... ... The Wyvern Mystery is a 2000 BBC film starring Naomi Watts and Derek Jacobi. The film is based on Sheridan Le Fanu's novel. ... ...ie Haddington as Mrs Tarnley External links The Wyvern Mystery at the Internet Movie Database ... ...ystery at the Internet Movie Database Categories English-language films 2000 televi... ... English-language films 2000 television films Films based on novels F... ... English-language films 2000 television films Films based on novels Films b... ... English-language films 2000 television films Films based on novels Films base... ... 2000 television films Films based on novels Films based on works by Sheridan Le Fan...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

By: Thomas Hardy

... public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support ... ...ame of the district once included in that extinct kingdom. The series of novels I projected being mainly of the kind called local, they seemed to ... ...cles "The Wessex Labourer," the article turning out to be no dissertation on farming during the Heptarchy, but on the modern peasant of the south-w... ...rtyard 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. The... ...- people had done so before. But the smallness of the exception made the mystery. She soon knew thus much of the recusant's appearance. He was ... ...essed in misleading ways. Every turn, look, word, and accent contained a mystery quite distinct from its obvious import, and not one had ever been ... ... Boldwood's part, it was but the natural conclusion of serious reflection based on deceptive premises of her own offering. "I wish I could say co... ...ties were less of a locomotive than a vegetative nature; and, never being based upon any original choice of foundation or direction, they were exer... ...m in the direction of the breeze below. The moon, as seen through these films, had a lurid metallic look. The fields were sallow with the impure ...

...arly English history, and give it a fictitious significance as the existing name of the district once included in that extinct kingdom. The series of novels I projected being mainly of the kind called local, they seemed to require a territorial definition of some sort to lend unity to their scene. Finding that the area of a single country did not afford a canvas large enou...

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War film

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...are, usually about naval, air, or land battles, sometimes focusing instead on prisoners of war, covert operations, military training, or other related... ...ert operations, military training, or other related subjects. At times war films focus on daily military or civilian life in wartime without depicting... ...ns, military training, or other related subjects. At times war films focus on daily military or civilian life in wartime without depicting battles. Th... ...n life in wartime without depicting battles. Their stories may be fiction, based on history, docudrama, biographical, or even alternate history fictio... ...a, biographical, or even alternate history fiction. Themes explored in war films include combat, survivor and escape stories, tales of sacrifice, stud... ... Another large group of films emerged from the plethora of popular war novels penned after the war. Their quality was largely dependent on their f... ...f Harry Frigg (1968). Unusually, the British industry also produced a film based on German escaper Franz von Werra, The One That Got Away in (1957). ... ...Musical Mystery ...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

By: Thomas Hardy

... public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support ... ...ame of the district once included in that extinct kingdom. The series of novels I projected being mainly of the kind called local, they seemed to ... ...cles "The Wessex Labourer," the article turning out to be no dissertation on farming during the Heptarchy, but on the modern peasant of the south-w... ...rtyard 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. The... ...- people had done so before. But the smallness of the exception made the mystery. She soon knew thus much of the recusant's appearance. He was ... ...essed in misleading ways. Every turn, look, word, and accent contained a mystery quite distinct from its obvious import, and not one had ever been ... ...Boldwood's part, it was but the natural conclusion of serious reflection based on deceptive premises of her own offering. "I wish I could say co... ...ties were less of a locomotive than a vegetative nature; and, never being based upon any original choice of foundation or direction, they were exer... ...m in the direction of the breeze below. The moon, as seen through these films, had a lurid metallic look. The fields were sallow with the impure ...

...arly English history, and give it a fictitious significance as the existing name of the district once included in that extinct kingdom. The series of novels I projected being mainly of the kind called local, they seemed to require a territorial definition of some sort to lend unity to their scene. Finding that the area of a single country did not afford a canvas large enou...

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List of American films of 2010

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... A list of American films released in 2010. Tit... ...ction-adventure 20th Century Fox Based on the television series of the same name ... ...adventure 20th Century Fox Based on the television series of the same name ... ... Comedy Variance Films Alice in Wonderland ... ...ly, Fantasy Walt Disney Pictures Based on the novel of the same name by Lewis Carroll ... ...ntasy Walt Disney Pictures Based on the novel of the same name by Lewis Carroll ... ...k Langella, Kristen Wiig, Philip Baker Hall Mystery Magnolia Pictures ... ...erland, Ian McShane, Bradley Cooper Horror, Mystery Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantag... ... Universal Pictures Based on the Scott Pilgrim novels by Bryan Lee O'Malley ...

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Prejudices : First Series

By: Henry Louis Mencken

...V. THE ULSTER POLONIUS • XV. AN UNHEEDED LAW-GIVER • XVI. THE BLUSHFUL MYSTERY • XVII. GEORGE JEAN NATHAN • XVIII. PORTRAIT OF AN IMMORTAL SOU... ...d only been prepared in accordance with international law.'" One imagines, on hearing such atheism flying about, the amazed indignation of Prof. Dr. W... ...mine whether it heeds Aristotle or flouts Aristotle. He passes no judgment on its rhyme scheme, its length and breadth, its iambics, its politics, its... ...but are also comprehensible to the reader, else it will leave the original mystery as dark as before — and once interpretation comes in, paraphrase an... ...lainly described, albeit unwittingly, but if you will go back to the other novels since "Marriage" you will find traces of it in all of them, and even... ...Wells is astonishingly intimate and confidential; and more than one of his novels reeks with a shameless sort of autobiography; Bennett, even when he ... ... 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... ...iation of this bargain would be dishonorable. Here we have honor, which is based upon a sense of the deepest and most inviolable truth, brought in to ... ... tragedy, and neither at bottom is even honest. Both, on the contrary, are based upon an assumption that is unsound and ridiculous — the assumption, t...

... 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 · XIX. JACK LONDON · XX. AMONG THE AVATARS · XXI. THREE AMERICAN IMMORTALS...

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List of historical period drama films

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... Time period Notes on setting King Arthur ... ... 6th century animated film based on the 1971 novel Grendel, retelling the Anglo-Saxon poem from the mo... ... 6th century animated film based on the 1971 novel Grendel, retelling the Anglo-Saxon poem from the monster'... ...Germanic Heroic Age - this is a Russian adaptation of the Shakespeare play based on the Danish legend of Amleth ... ... 1625–1673 Based on the novels (' The Three Musketeers') by Alexandre Dumas ... ... during the English Civil War Films set in the 18th and 19th centuries Films... ... France after Napoleon I Unlike the first two films, this version states 1814 at the start. Dantes' plan happens over a t... ...Musical Mystery ... ...Musical Mystery ...

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A Modern Instance

By: William Dean Howells

... public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support ... ... INTRODUCTION. Mr. Howells has written a long series of poems, novels, sketches, stories, and essays, and has been perhaps the most conti... ...terature in these, languages. Naturally now he concentrated his attention on the Italian language and literature, but after all he was not made for ... ...tions may be found in _A Foregone Conclusion_, one of the happiest of his novels, whose scene is laid in Venice, in _The Lady of the Aroostook_, and... ...e Kentons. Novel. 1902. Literature and Life. Criticism. 1902. London Films. Travel and Description. 1905. A MODERN INSTANCE. I. ... ...of her cake." He set the waiter down on the table, and stood admiring its mystery of napkined dishes. "She guessed you wouldn't object to some cold ... ...e-rents, past and present. Upon these bottom facts, as he called them, he based a "spicy" sketch, which had also largely the character of an _expose... ...m alone, now. You only make him worse, talking to him." Quelled by the mystery of his manner, she followed him out and down the stairs. "Oh, _do_... ...ile: 7mdrn10.htm or 7mdrn10.pdf Corrected EDITIONS, 7mdrn11.htm VERSIONS based on separate sources get new LETTER, 7mdrn10a.htm Produced by Charl...

...Mr. Howells has written a long series of poems, novels, sketches, stories, and essays, and has been perhaps the most continuous worker in the literary art among American writers. He was born at Martin?s Perry, Belmont County, Ohio, March 1, 1837, and the experiences of his...

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List of German films of the 1970s

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... Lists of German films ... ... This is a list of the most notable films produced in Cinema of Germany in ... ...ble films produced in Cinema of Germany in the 1970s. For an alphabetical list of articles on German films see Category:German fil... ...to Tony Musante, Eva Renzi, Enrico Maria Salerno Mystery, thriller ... ... Anthony Franciosa, Michèle Mercier, Klaus Kinski Horror, Mystery ... ...t Tappert, Alain Noury, Doris Kunstmann Thriller Based on the book by Johannes Mario Sim... ...ert, Alain Noury, Doris Kunstmann Thriller Based on the book by Johannes Mario Simmel, G... ... Dieter Hallervorden Thriller TV film based on story by Derrick Sherwin (Doct... ... ^ Kalat, David (2005). The Strange Case Of Dr. Mabuse: A Study Of The Twelve Films And Five Novels. McFarland. p. 299. ISBN&nb...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

By: Thomas Hardy

... name of the district once included in that extinct kingdom. The series of novels I projected being mainly of the kind called local, they seemed to re... ...icles "The Wessex Labourer," the article turning out to be no dissertation on farming during the Heptarchy, but on the modern peasant of the south-wes... ...n the recent supplanting of the class of stationary cottagers, who carried on the local traditions and humours, by a population of more or less migrat... ...ourtyard 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. The wh... ... -- people had done so before. But the smallness of the exception made the mystery. 48 She soon knew thus much of the recusant's appearance. He was ... ...pressed in misleading ways. Every turn, look, word, and accent contained a mystery quite distinct from its obvious import, and not one had ever been p... ...n Boldwood's part, it was but the natural conclusion of serious reflection based on deceptive premises of her own offering. "I wish I could say court... ...ities were less of a locomotive than a vegetative nature; and, never being based upon any original choice of foundation or direction, they were exerci... ...them in the direction of the breeze below. The moon, as seen through these films, had a lurid metallic look. The fields were sallow with the impure li...

...arly English history, and give it a fictitious significance as the existing name of the district once included in that extinct kingdom. The series of novels I projected being mainly of the kind called local, they seemed to require a territorial definition of some sort to lend unity to their scene. Finding that the area of a single country did not afford a canvas large enou...

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List of American films of 1997

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... A list of American films released in 1997. Titanic became the highest grossing film of... ... Crime drama Based on novel by David Baldacci ... ... Crime drama Based on novel by David Baldacci A... ... Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Jay Roach ... ...inson Comedy based on U.K. TV series The ... ... Comedy based on U.K. TV series The Beauti... ... Experimental 5 films Crossed Swords ... ...Armin Mueller-Stahl Psychological Thriller, Mystery Polygram Films ... ... Thriller Based on Leslie Charteris novels Saint-Ex ...

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The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

...ding public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that supp... ...; by his chivalrous, knight-iu- armor approach to the whole of the (C'ontlnucd on bacA- flap) THE LIFE OF Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Books by JOHN DICKS... ...XIV. GROPING: The Doubts of All This World 167 XV. DETECTIVE: The Great Wyrley Mystery 178 XVI. ARCADIAN: Windlesham, With Interludes of the Theater 1... ...otting. It was not at all like history as told to him by his mother, or in the novels of the great Sir Walter. (He lost Ivanhoe, which fell into a str... ...gh we know that some fifteen years later he had a try at solving the Ardlamont mystery. He was a surgeon, tracking disease. "The trained eye!" he woul... ... it, he had written a short-story called The Mystery of Sasassa Valley. It was based on a Kafir superstition about a demon with glowing eyes: which ey... ...me. But Habakuk, 40 THE LIFE OF Sir Arthur Conan Doyle a highly fanciful tale based on the derelict mystery-ship Mary Celeste, had repercussions beyo... ...s of every present-day police system, was not published until 1891. Two Holmes novels had appeared before that date; and it is a little startling to s... ...k. Various Illuminated Addresses to Sir Arthur. Talkie Film of A.C.D. 3 Talkie Films. (16) Charles Doyle's last Sketch Books. (11) Prince Henry Tour, ...

...TRAGEDY: We Must Talce What Fate Sends 77 -- VIII. EXILE: Boney's Warriors and the Dervishes 90 -- IX. ROMANCE: Jean Leclcie 101 -- X. WARNING: Bugle on the Veldt 113 -- XI. VICTORIAN: The End of an Era 128 -- XII. HONOUR: I Believe Such Statements to Be Lies 145 -- XIII. DILEMMA: How a Champion Refused to Be Knighted -- and What Came of It 155 -- XIV. GROPING: The Doubts ...

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Locked room mystery

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...resented with the puzzle and all of the clues, and is encouraged to solve the mystery before the solution is revealed in a dramatic climax . To inv... ...eyond these appearances and solve the puzzle. History of the genre Though the mystery or detective genre was not established until the 19th century, ... ...de Paris: La Visite Domiciliaire (1854) included locked room elements in their novels. The earliest fully-fledged example of this type of story is ge... ...rolyn Wells, John Dickson Carr, C. Daly King and Joseph Commings turned out novels featuring impossible crimes in vast quantities. To a lesser degr... ...ch as Nigel Morland and Anthony Wynne, whose output leaned more toward science-based detective stories, also tried their hand at impossible mysteries.... ...as been translated into English. Locked room mysteries have also seen success on TV ; for example, in the BBC TV series Jonathan Creek, the epony... ...rom close range, but no killer is to be seen and no other footprints are found on the scene. ( The Hollow Man (U.S. title: The Three Coffins ), a no... ... fiction, the methods of producing the locked-room mystery are not necessarily based on present-day science) Edgar Allan Poe 's " The Murders in the R... ...rl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) films. Pulp magazines Pulp magazine s in the 1930s often contained im...

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Prejudices : First Series

By: Henry Louis Mencken

...ng public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that suppor... ........................................................52 XVI. THE BLUSHFUL MYSTERY .................................................................... ...E • XIV. THE ULSTER POLONIUS • XV. AN UNHEEDED LAW−GIVER • XVI. THE BLUSHFUL MYSTERY • XVII. GEORGE JEAN NATHAN • XVIII. PORTRAIT OF AN IMMORTAL SOUL ... ...had only been prepared in accordance with international law.'" One imagines, on hearing such atheism flying about, the amazed indignation of Prof. Dr.... ... plainly described, albeit unwittingly, but if you will go back to the other novels since "Marriage" you will find traces of it in all of them, and ev... .... Wells is astonishingly intimate and confidential; and more than one of his novels reeks with a shameless sort of autobiography; Bennett, even when h... ...st 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 pa... ...udiation of this bargain would be dishonorable. Here we have honor, which is based upon a sense of the deepest and most inviolable truth, brought in t... ...of tragedy, and neither at bottom is even honest. Both, on the contrary, are based upon an assumption that is unsound and ridiculous the assumption,...

... XII. THE GENEALOGY OF ETIQUETTE -- ú XIII. THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE -- ú XIV. THE ULSTER POLONIUS -- ú XV. AN UNHEEDED LAW?GIVER -- ú XVI. THE BLUSHFUL MYSTERY -- ú XVII. GEORGE JEAN NATHAN -- ú XVIII. PORTRAIT OF AN IMMORTAL SOUL -- ú XIX. JACK LONDON -- ú XX. AMONG THE AVATARS -- ú XXI. THREE AMERICAN IMMORTALS...

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List of science fiction novels

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...This is a list of science fiction novels, novel series, and collections of linked short stories. It includes ... ... novel series, and collections of linked short stories. It includes modern novels, as well as novels written before the term "science fiction" was in ... ...eteen Eighty Four. As such, it is an inclusive list, not an exclusive list based on other factors such as level of notability or literary quality. Boo... ...Eighty Four. As such, it is an inclusive list, not an exclusive list based on other factors such as level of notability or literary quality. Books are... ...k of the Short Sun namely, On Blue's Waters, In Green's Jungles, and Return to the Whorl ... ... The Mysterious Planet by Kenneth Wright Mystery of the Third Mine by Robert W. Lowndes Myt... ... Films ...

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World Ebook Library's Selected Works of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain and Albert Bigelow Paine

... public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support ... ...QUET IN LONDON A GHOST STORY THE CAPITOLINE VENUS SPEECH ON ACCIDENT INSURANCE JOHN CHINAMAN IN NEW YORK HOW I EDITED AN... ...er in Mid-Atlantic--An Eccentric Moon--Mr. Blucher Loses Confidence --The Mystery of "Ship Time"--The Denizens of the Deep--"Land Hoh"-- The First L... ...bout the decks by day, filling the ship with shouts and laughter--or read novels and poetry in the shade of the smokestacks, or watch for the jelly-... ...p beat the race. We sent him to the captain, and he explained to him the mystery of "ship time" and set his troubled mind at rest. This young man ... ...s? I shall be candid with you. I shall express an honest opinion, based upon a thorough examination. Humboldt county is the richest mi... ...er solemn oath will outweigh, with him, street talk and newspaper reports based upon mere hearsay, he is worth a hundred jurymen who will swear to t... ...a fish's skin, and it was rippled over with the gracefulest little fringy films of lace; she had deep, tender eyes, with long, curved lashes; and s... ...nd of nothingness, thickened up a little with a few wandering shreds and films of cloud moving in a lazy procession far below. Presently, one man's...

...f excursions?its like had not been thought of before, and it compelled that interest which attractive novelties always command. It was to be a picnic on a gigantic scale. The participants in it, instead of freighting an ungainly steam ferry?boat with youth and beauty and pies and doughnuts, and paddling up some obscure creek to disembark upon a grassy lawn and wear themsel...

...omesticated--Pilgrim Life at Sea--Horse- Billiards--The Synagogue--The Writing School--Jack's Journal-- The Q. C. Club--The Magic Lantern--State Ball on Deck--Mock Trials-- Charades--Pilgrim Solemnity--Slow Music--The Executive Officer Delivers an Opinion CHAPTER V. Summer in Mid-Atlantic--An Eccentric Moon--Mr. Blucher Loses Confidence --The Mystery of Ship Time--The Deni...

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Crime fiction

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... of Edgar Allan Poe (e.g., " The Murders in the Rue Morgue " (1841), " The Mystery of Marie Roget " (1842), and " The Purloined Letter " (1844)).... ...e United Kingdom. The series quickly attracted a wide and passionate following on both sides of the Atlantic, and when Doyle killed off Holmes in The ... ...be deduced before the solution is revealed at the end of the book. Locked room mystery : A specialized kind of a whodunit in which the crime is commit... ...ected of killing the man. As Maugham is not usually rated as a writer of crime novels, Up at the Villa is hardly ever considered to be a crime novel a... ...her Bateman actually commits the crimes or rather just fantasizes about them. On the other hand, U.S. author James M. Cain is normally seen as a writ... ...wards, and the bad incur their punishment. Adaptation s of crime fiction into films have been hugely successful. For a detailed explication of the h... ... McDermid, whose first book appeared as far back as 1987; another is Florida -based author Carl Hiaasen, who has been publishing books since 1981, a... ...countries due to the many B movie s made in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s that were based on his novels), had almost been forgotten in his home country unt... ...call "Bloomsbury Film Classics" — a series of original novels on which feature films were based. This series includes, for example, Ethel Lina White ...

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A Modern Instance

By: William Dean Howells

...ng public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that suppor... ...ofreading Team INTRODUCTION. Mr. Howells has written a long series of poems, novels, sketches, stories, and essays, and has been perhaps the most cont... ... literature in these, languages. Naturally now he concentrated his attention on the Italian language and literature, but after all he was not made for... ...ustrations may be found in A Foregone Conclusion, one of the happiest of his novels, whose scene is laid in Venice, in The Lady of the Aroostook, and ... ...1901. The Kentons. Novel. 1902. Literature and Life. Criticism. 1902. London Films. Travel and Description. 1905. A MODERN INSTANCE. I. The village st... ...me of her cake.” He set the waiter down on the table, and stood admiring its mystery of napkined dishes. “She guessed you wouldn't object to some cold... ...ouse−rents, past and present. Upon these bottom facts, as he called them, he based a “spicy” sketch, which had also largely the character of an expose... ...let him alone, now. You only make him worse, talking to him.” Quelled by the mystery of his manner, she followed him out and down the stairs. “Oh, do ...

...Introduction: Mr. Howells has written a long series of poems, novels, sketches, stories, and essays, and has been perhaps the most continuous worker in the literary art among American writers. He was born at Martin?s Perry, Belmont County, Ohio, March 1, 1837, and the experiences of his...

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The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

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... The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery ... ...by A&E Television Networks in association with Jaffe/Braunstein Films Ltd. ... ... by The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery is a 2000 made-for-television f... ... The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery is a 2000 made-for-television film based on the 1953 novel by Rex Stout. S... ... The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery is a 2000 made-for-television film based on the 1953 novel by Rex Stout. Set in ... ... Veteran screenwriter Paul Monash adapted the 1953 novel by Rex Stout; Bill Duke directed. When it first aired on the A&E Network March 5, 2000, T... ...ntemporary audiences to Nero Wolfe: There are three or four really extraordinary novels — The Silent Speaker, In the Bes... ... The Golden Spiders is an A&E Network Production in association with Jaffe/Braunstein Films, Ltd. Shot in Toronto, the film f... ...ilms 2000s drama films Detective films Films based on mystery novels ...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

By: Thomas Hardy

...ng public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that suppor... ...NTERIOR −− ANOTHER INTERIOR ....................6 CHAPTER III. A GIRL ON HORSEBACK −− CONVERSATION............................................. ...ng name of the district once included in that extinct kingdom. The series of novels I projected being mainly of the kind called local, they seemed to ... ... courtyard 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. The ... ...se −− people had done so before. But the smallness of the exception made the mystery. She soon knew thus much of the recusant's appearance. He was a g... ...expressed in misleading ways. Every turn, look, word, and accent contained a mystery quite distinct from its obvious import, and not one had ever been... ... on Boldwood's part, it was but the natural conclusion of serious reflection based on deceptive premises of her own offering. "I wish I could say cour... ...ivities were less of a locomotive than a vegetative nature; and, never being based upon any original choice of foundation or direction, they were exer... ...f them in the direction of the breeze below. The moon, as seen through these films, had a lurid metallic look. The fields were sallow with the impure ...

...arly English history, and give it a fictitious significance as the existing name of the district once included in that extinct kingdom. The series of novels I projected being mainly of the kind called local, they seemed to require a territorial definition of some sort to lend unity to their scene. Finding that the area of a single country did not afford a canvas large enou...

...I. DESCRIPTION OF FARMER OAK -- AN INCIDENT, 3 -- Chapter II. NIGHT -- THE FLOCK -- AN INTERIOR -- ANOTHER INTERIOR, 6 -- Chapter III. A GIRL ON HORSEBACK -- CONVERSATION, 10 -- Chapter IV. GABRIEL'S RESOLVE -- THE VISIT -- THE MISTAKE, 15 -- Chapter V. DEPARTURE OF BATHSHEBA -- A PASTORAL TRAGEDY, 21 -- Chapter VI. THE FAIR -- THE JOURNEY -- THE FIRE, ...

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Boston in fiction

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... is the home of protagonist Robert Langdon . The Dante Club , a murder mystery featuring Harvard personalities Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Jam... ...n by Patricia Reilly Giff ; The Polk Street Kids take a trip to Boston. On Beauty , novel by Zadie Smith (2005), takes place partly in a fictiona... ...achman takes place partly in Boston The Sarah Kelling / Max Bittersohn mystery series by Charlotte MacLeod " The Scarlet Letter " by Nathaniel... ...athaniel Hawthorne Shutter Island , novel by Dennis Lehane, takes place on a fictional Island on the Boston Harbor Small Vices by Robert B. Par... ...r ; part of the story finds its setting in Boston. The Spenser detective novels, by Robert B. Parker The Southern Victory Series by Harry Turt... ...set at a fictional Boston College Between the Lines, short-lived TV series based on the movie of the same title Boston Common , a comedy about attend... ...3 How High . set at Harvard Leverage , set in Boston The Paper Chase , based on the 1970 novel and the 1973 film of the same title Park Street Un... ...stigate suspicious deaths on the Boston subway system. Film A number of films have been set in Boston or Greater Boston, many due to the presence ...

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Children's Internet Protection Act (Cipa) Ruling

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

... public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support ... ...tes of Growth and Change 32 3. The Amount of Sexually Explicit Material on the Web 34 D. American Public Libraries 35 1. The Mission of Public Li... ...of the Facial Challenge 101 IV. Level of Scrutiny Applicable to Content-based Restrictions on Internet Access in Public Libraries 109 A. Overvi... ...lection as a Whole or the Provision of Internet Access? 112 C. Content-based Restrictions in Designated Public Fora 115 D. Reasons for Applying S... ...also print and "books on tape" versions of science fiction, romance, and mystery novels. Many public libraries include sexually explicit materia... ...int and "books on tape" versions of science fiction, romance, and mystery novels. Many public libraries include sexually explicit materials in the... ...e a municipal ordinance prohibiting drive-in movie theaters from showing films containing nudity if they were visible from a public street or pla...

...f filtering software by public libraries a condition of the receipt of federal funding. The Internet, as is well known, is a vast, interactive medium based on a decentralized network of computers around the world. Its most familiar feature is the World Wide Web (the ?Web?), a network of computers known as servers that provide content to users. The Internet provides easy ac...

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La Maison de la Fléche

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... French La Maison de la Fléche is a 1930 French mystery film directed by Henri Fescourt... ...nch mystery film directed by Henri Fescourt, starring Alice Field, Léon Mathot and Gaston Dupray. The film was based on the novel The House of the Arr... ...stery film directed by Henri Fescourt, starring Alice Field, Léon Mathot and Gaston Dupray. The film was based on the novel The House of the Arrow by ... ...abase Categories French-language films 1930 films ... ...nguage films 1930 films British films French films 1930s myste... ... 1930 films British films French films 1930s mystery films Fil... ... 1930s mystery films Films directed by Henri Fescourt Films based on British novels ... ... 1930s mystery films Films directed by Henri Fescourt Films based on British novels ... ...tery films Films directed by Henri Fescourt Films based on British novels Films base...

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Children's Internet Protection Act (Cipa) Ruling

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

... public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well as offer a variety of services and resources that support ... ...tes of Growth and Change 3. The Amount of Sexually Explicit Material on the Web D. American Public Libraries 1. The Mission of Publi... ...e of the Facial Challenge IV. Level of Scrutiny Applicable to Content-based Restrictions on Internet Access in Public Libraries A. Overvie... ...ollection as a Whole or the Provision of Internet Access? C. Content-based Restrictions in Designated Public Fora D. Reasons for Applying ... ...also print and "books on tape" versions of science fiction, romance, and mystery novels. Many public libraries include sexually explicit materials... ...nt and "books on tape" versions of science fiction, romance, and mystery novels. Many public libraries include sexually explicit materials in thei... ...e a municipal ordinance prohibiting drive-in movie theaters from showing films containing nudity if they were visible from a public street or place...

...f filtering software by public libraries a condition of the receipt of federal funding. The Internet, as is well known, is a vast, interactive medium based on a decentralized network of computers around the world. Its most familiar feature is the World Wide Web (the ?Web?), a network of computers known as servers that provide content to users. The Internet provides easy ac...

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

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East of Piccadilly

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... East of Piccadilly released in the US as The Strangler is a 1941 British mystery film based on the novel by Gord... ... East of Piccadilly released in the US as The Strangler is a 1941 British mystery film based on the novel by Gordon Beckles. I... ... East of Piccadilly released in the US as The Strangler is a 1941 British mystery film based on the novel by Gordon Beckles. It was ... ...ift/title/194863 Categories 1941 films 1940s crime... ... Categories 1941 films 1940s crime films 1940s mystery films Bri... ...ies 1941 films 1940s crime films 1940s mystery films British fil... ... English-language films Films directed by Harold Huth Films based on mystery novels ... ... English-language films Films directed by Harold Huth Films based on mystery novels ... ...anguage films Films directed by Harold Huth Films based on mystery novels All stub a...

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