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The Role of a Federal Arts Agency

By: Vance Jacobs

...National Endowment for the Arts How the United States Funds the Arts National Endowment for the Arts How the ... ...unds the Arts National Endowment for the Arts How the United States Funds the Arts October 2004 Published by National Endowment for the Arts Office... ...nce Theatre of Taiwan’s Chou Chang-ning, Sung Chao-chiun, and Sheu Fang-yi in Cursive, a work co-commissioned by the University of Iowa’s Hancher Audi... ...t the Arts Endowment’s Office for AccessAbility to obtain this publication in an alternate format. Telephone: (202) 682-5532 This publication is avail... ...d regional arts organizations. The potential for grants induced states to set up arts programs and councils; it is no coincidence that most state art... ...on patterns. A council or commission, with approximately 15 members, will set funding policy. Governors appoint council members in staggered fashion... ...n Museum of Art. These discretionary interventions date as far back as the 1860s. Urban involvement in the arts grew steadily after the Second World W... ...es. Some film festivals focus on the general—the screening of independent films, short films, and foreign films. Others have a specific emphasis; fo...

...Excerpt: The role of a federal agency in funding the arts is often misunderstood--and for very good reasons. The American system of arts philanthropy is complex and ever changing. As Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, I ...

...Table of Contents: Preface by Dana Gioia, v -- I. Introduction, 1 -- II. Direct Public Support for the Arts, 3 -- III. Other Public Support for the Arts and Culture, 8 -- IV. Private Giving and Tax Incentives, 15 -- References, 23...

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Ludwig (film)

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... Ludwig is a 1972 film directed by Italian director Luchino Visconti about the life and death of King Ludwig II of Bavaria. Helmut Berger stars as Lud... ...th of Austria (from Sissi (1955) and its two sequels). The film was made in Munich and other parts of Bavaria at these locations: ... ...m Sissi (1955) and its two sequels). The film was made in Munich and other parts of Bavaria at these locations: Berg Castle, Castl... ... Interlanguage link template link number 1972 films 1970s biographical films ... ... 1970s biographical films 1970s historical films 1970s LGBT-related films ... ... Films about classical music and musicians Films set in Bavaria Films set in the 1860s ... ... Films about classical music and musicians Films set in Bavaria Films set in the 1860s ... ... Films set in Bavaria Films set in the 1860s Films set in the 1870s Fi... ...a Films set in the 1860s Films set in the 1870s Films set in the 1880s ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...0 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ... ... Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human Values by Lemuel Gul... ... ISBN 978-0-9823076-3-2 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE HOTEL .................................................................... ...—AND UNDERSTAND OUR THINKING ............... 24 OUR BASIC ASSUMPTIONS -- THE FOUNDATIONS OF OUR VALUES ......................... 28 SELF-CENTERED A... ............................................... 222 MORALS OR ETHICS ARE NOT SET IN STONE--MORAL RELATIVISM ...................... 224 SELF VERSUS SOCI... ...ons that we can‘t prove. Whether we believe in a Supreme Being, a certain set of scriptures, the belief that the universe 33 is merely matter, o... ...e or riches. Pornography treats children and women as things, not humans. Films and television champion murder and revenge. Video games commonly teac... ...re or riches. Pornography treats children and women as things, not humans. Films and television champion murder and revenge. Video games commonly tea... ...uld the 240 Southern states have been free to go their own way in the 1860s? Was Lincoln wrong in stopping them? ―How many years back ...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemu...

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Man and Boy (1971 film)

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... 1971 American drama film directed by E.W. Swackhamer and starring Bill Cosby, Gloria Foster and George Spell. In the wake of the American Civil War a... ...71 American drama film directed by E.W. Swackhamer and starring Bill Cosby, Gloria Foster and George Spell. In the wake of the American Civil War an e... ...oster and George Spell. In the wake of the American Civil War an ex-soldier and his family move west to settle in lawless Arizona.[1] ... ...org.uk/sift/title/274200 External links Man and Boy at the Internet Movie Database ... ... Films directed by E.W. Swackhamer ... ... Categories 1971 films American fi... ...ilms directed by Sidney Lanfield 1970s Western (genre) films Films set in Arizona Fi... ... 1970s Western (genre) films Films set in Arizona Films set in the 1860s American We...

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The History Guide

...E HISTORY GUID, LECTURES ON Welcome to The History Guide's Lectures on Modern European Intellectual History: Abela... ...ellectual History: Abelard to Nietzsche. These lectures were written over the past five years and served as the basis for my upper division European ... ... (Raleigh, NC). The lectures presented here are between five and ten pages in length and are meant to be downloaded and printed. Of course, you can r... ...and printed. Of course, you can read them online if you wish. Please keep in mind that these lectures are intended for your education and edificatio... ...ly Napoleon. Now it came time to review. Twenty of us sat in a circle and set out to "discuss" the meaning and significance of the French Revolution.... ...lways helped me visualize mid-fourteenth century Europe. Think of all the films you might have seen. Go ahead, do it right now.....do any of them pr... ...nt in time, my image of World War Two was fashioned by watching Hollywood films, you know, John Wayne, Dana Andrews, Gregory Peck and so on. American... ...n like a film you have just seen. Now is the time to discuss that "film." Set aside two hours, perhaps three hours of uninterrupted time and write. ... ...ered; the important thing was that it was useless and costly." Since the 1860s when the Swiss art historian Jacob Burckhardt (1818-1897), published ...

...mething new which changes me. I have no authority to be believed, nor do I want it, feeling myself too ill-instructed to instruct others. (Montaigne) The History Guide has been created for the high school and undergraduate student who is either taking classes in history, or who intends to major in history in college. The purpose of The History Guide is to better prepare yo...

...TABLE OF CONTENTS Lecture 1: Modern European Intellectual History: An Introduction Lecture 2: The Medieval World View (1) Lecture 3: The Medieval World View (2) Lecture 4: The Medieval Synthesis and the Renaissance Discovery of Man Lecture 5: The Medieval Synthesis Under Attack: Savonarola and the Protestant Reformati...

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Passion of Love

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...assion of Love (Italian: Passione d'amore) is a 1981 Italian drama film directed by Ettore Scola. Adapted from the novel Fosca by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti... ...novel Fosca by Iginio Ugo Tarchetti, It was entered into the 1981 Cannes Film Festival.[1] The film served as the basis for Passio... ...nes Film Festival.[1] The film served as the basis for Passion, a Broadway musical written in 1994 by Stephen Sondheim and James L... ... Categories Use dmy dates from November 2014 1981 films All film ar... ...ms All film articles using the film date template Italian-language films Articles co... ... Italian drama films Films directed by Ettore Scola Films set in the 1860s ... ... Italian drama films Films directed by Ettore Scola Films set in the 1860s Film... ...talian drama films Films directed by Ettore Scola Films set in the 1860s Films based...

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The Battle of Gettysburg (1913 film)

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... Language Silent The Battle of Gettysburg is a 1913 Amer... ... The Battle of Gettysburg is a 1913 American silent drama film directed by Charles Giblyn and Thomas H. Ince. The film is now considered to be lost, ... ...mas H. Ince. The film is now considered to be lost, although some battlefield footage was used by Mack Sennett in his comedy Cohen Saves the Flag, whi... ... on location alongside this production.[1] However there are claims that The Battle of Gettysburg was screened in France in 1973.[2] The film was shot... ...lor as Bit Part (uncredited) See also List of American films of 1913 ... ...s References ^ Frank Thompson (1996). Lost Films. Citadel Press. pp. 25–26. I... ... directed by Charles Giblyn Films directed by Thomas H. Ince Films set in the 1860s ... ...y Charles Giblyn Films directed by Thomas H. Ince Films set in the 1860s Films shot ...

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Thunder Over the Plains

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... Language English Thunder Over The Plains is a 1953 western film direc... ...e Plains is a 1953 western film directed by André de Toth and starring Randolph Scott and Lex Barker. This was the first film that Lex Barker appeared... ... by André de Toth and starring Randolph Scott and Lex Barker. This was the first film that Lex Barker appeared in after completing a series of 5 Tarza... ...cott and Lex Barker. This was the first film that Lex Barker appeared in after completing a series of 5 Tarzan films. The tag line on the original mov... ...vie poster was “A tornado of adventure from Warner Bros.” Plot synopsis Set in 1869, after the Civil War, Texas... ...poster was “A tornado of adventure from Warner Bros.” Plot synopsis Set in 1869, after the Civil War, Texas had... ... Films directed by André de Toth ... ... 1950s Western (genre) films Films directed by André de Toth Films set in the 1860s ... ...ern (genre) films Films directed by André de Toth Films set in the 1860s Films set i...

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Hardee Kirkland

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... Hardee Kirkland (May 23, 1868 – February 18, 1929) was an American film actor and director of the silent era. The son of former... ... actor and director of the silent era. The son of former Confederate Brigadier General William Whedbee Kirkland, and the older brother of the actress ... ...hedbee Kirkland, and the older brother of the actress Elizabeth Kirkland, who performed as Odette Tyler, he appeared in 41 films between 1915 and 1925... ... Kirkland, and the older brother of the actress Elizabeth Kirkland, who performed as Odette Tyler, he appeared in 41 films between 1915 and 1925. He a... ... in 41 films between 1915 and 1925. He also directed 33 films between 1912 and 1914. He was born in Savannah, Georgia, and died in... ...ber 2014 Articles with hCards Commons category template with no category set Commons... ...20th-century American male actors All stub articles American film actor, 1860s birth stubs ...

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Invitation to a Gunfighter

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...derate veteran Matt Weaver (George Segal) returns home to New Mexico after the Civil War and discovers his farm was sold by a banker named Brewster (P... ...wster (Pat Hingle). His fiancee Ruth (Janice Rule) has married another man in his absence. Ruth's husband and other Union sympathi... ...s absence. Ruth's husband and other Union sympathizers in town resent Weaver's allegiance to the Rebels during the war. His town t... ...husband and other Union sympathizers in town resent Weaver's allegiance to the Rebels during the war. His town turns against him, and soon Brewster hi... ...icles needing additional references English-language films 1964 films 1960s Western ... ... 1964 films 1960s Western (genre) films 1960s drama films America... ... American Western (genre) films Films set in the 1860s Films based on teleplays ... ... American Western (genre) films Films set in the 1860s Films based on teleplays ... ... American Western (genre) films Films set in the 1860s Films based on teleplays ...

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The Light at the Edge of the World

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... $11,000,000 The Light at the Edge of the World is a 1971 adventure film, adapted from J... ...from Jules Verne's classic 1905 adventure novel Le Phare du bout du monde. The plot involves piracy in the South Atlantic during the mid 19th century,... ...c 1905 adventure novel Le Phare du bout du monde. The plot involves piracy in the South Atlantic during the mid 19th century, with a theme of survival... ...n the South Atlantic during the mid 19th century, with a theme of survival in extreme circumstances, and events centering on an isolated lighthouse. ... ...ny caves carved by the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean; it is however set in the geographic location of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago at the s... ...of the World" Categories 1971 films All articles with unsourced statements ... ...th unsourced statements from April 2012 1970s action films 1970s adventure films Ame... ... Films based on works by Jules Verne Films set in Argentina Films set in Chile ... ... Films set in Chile Films set in the 1860s Films set on beaches Film...

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Of Human Hearts

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Adventures of Captain Fabian

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... Adventures of Captain Fabian is a 1951 American adventure film starring Errol Flynn. The plot revolves around the travails o... ...e film starring Errol Flynn. The plot revolves around the travails of a French Creole maid in a household of 1860 New Orleans and ... ...ehold of 1860 New Orleans and her romantic involvement with Captain Fabian. As with many later Flynn features, the tangled production history is argua... ...istory is arguably more interesting: Marshall, the co-producer and husband of Micheline Presle, began shooting in France with no experience as a direc... ...rshall took over.[1] Release The movie was meant to be the first of two films from Flynn and Marshall, the seco... ...n and Marshall, the second which was to be The Man Who Cried, a psychological thriller about the perfect crime set over a four-hour period, but this w... ...eferences ^ a b Tony Thomas, Rudy Behlmer & Clifford McCarty, The Films of Errol Flynn, Citadel Press, 19... ...merican romantic drama films Films directed by Robert Florey Films set in New Orleans, Louisiana ... ...Robert Florey Films set in New Orleans, Louisiana Films set in the 1860s Films shot ...

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The Last Letter Home

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... Series The Emigrants Genre ... ... Published in English 1961 ... ... Preceded by The Settlers Followed b... ... Plot This novel tells about Karl-Oskar and Kristina in their late life and eventual death. The novel has a slightly more reflec... ... Films ... ...oberg Historical novels Novels set in the 1860s American Civil War novels ... ... Historical novels Novels set in the 1860s American Civil War novels ... ... Films ... ...oberg Historical novels Novels set in the 1860s American Civil War novels ...

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Mayme Kelso

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...ayme Kelso Mayme Kelso, 2nd from right, and the cast of Kick In (1922) ... ... Mayme Kelso, 2nd from right, and the cast of Kick In (1922) ... ...-1927 Mayme Kelso (February 28, 1867 – June 5, 1946) was an American actress of the silent era. She appeared in 7... ... Mayme Kelso (February 28, 1867 – June 5, 1946) was an American actress of the silent era. She appeared in 79 films between 1911 and 1927... ... Mayme Kelso (February 28, 1867 – June 5, 1946) was an American actress of the silent era. She appeared in 79 films between 1911 and 1927. She ... ...ber 2014 Articles with hCards Commons category template with no category set Commons... ... 20th-century American actresses All stub articles American film actor, 1860s birth stubs ...

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Salome, Where She Danced

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... American romance film directed by Charles Lamont and starring Yvonne De Carlo, Rod Cameron and Walter Slezak. The film follows the adventures of a da... ...amont and starring Yvonne De Carlo, Rod Cameron and Walter Slezak. The film follows the adventures of a dancer in nineteenth-century Europe and the Un... ...o, Rod Cameron and Walter Slezak. The film follows the adventures of a dancer in nineteenth-century Europe and the United States. It is loosely based ... ... 5 External links Plot summary The film opens in Virginia in 1865, shortly after Gene... ... After moving on to San Francisco, they persuade a wealthy Russian Colonel to back her career. Just as she is set to make a success, the arrival of C... ...n a western setting". On its release the film received amongst the worst critical reception of any of Wanger's films.[2] Nonetheless, the film made a ... ... Films directed by Charles Lamont ... ...erican romantic drama films Films directed by Charles Lamont Films set in the 1860s ... ...ntic drama films Films directed by Charles Lamont Films set in the 1860s Films set i...

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Son of Zorro

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... cost: $156,745)[1] Son of Zorro (1947) is a Republic film serial. It was the 43rd of the 66 serials produced by ... ...The serial was directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet and Fred C. Brannon. George Turner starred as a descendant of the original Zorro in 1860s United Stat... ...cted by Spencer Gordon Bennet and Fred C. Brannon. George Turner starred as a descendant of the original Zorro in 1860s United States. ... ...d by Spencer Gordon Bennet and Fred C. Brannon. George Turner starred as a descendant of the original Zorro in 1860s United States. ... ...al links Plot A man returning home after having fought in the Civil War discovers that corrupt... ... Films ... ... Categories English-language films 1947 films ... ...d by Spencer Gordon Bennet Films directed by Fred C. Brannon Films set in the 1860s ... ...r Gordon Bennet Films directed by Fred C. Brannon Films set in the 1860s 1940s Weste...

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Cain's Cutthroats

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... Distributed by Fanfare Films Inc. Release dates ... ...hemed exploitation film. It is a story of brutality, betrayal, and revenge set in the period immediately following the end of the American Civil War. ... ...d exploitation film. It is a story of brutality, betrayal, and revenge set in the period immediately following the end of the American Civil War. The ... ...xploitation film. It is a story of brutality, betrayal, and revenge set in the period immediately following the end of the American Civil War. The fil... ...y following the end of the American Civil War. The film was released under the alternate titles Cain's Way, The Blood Seekers, and Justice Cain. It st... ...w wife, Angie (Tereza Thaw), the biracial ex-slave of Cain's former father-in-law. Unbeknownst to Cain, a group of six soldiers pr... ...ly. Realizing that Billy-Joe's uncontrollable rage has set them on the path of no return, the men attempt to cover their tracks by... ... narrative structure than the original cut and takes place entirely in the 1860s. References ... ...comCain's Way Categories 1971 films All film articles using the film date template ...

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The Toy Wife

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... Box office $855,000[1] The Toy Wife is a 1938 drama film direc... ...The period film was produced by Merian C. Cooper, written by Zoë Akins and had Luise Rainer and Melvyn Douglas in the leading roles. ... ... period film was produced by Merian C. Cooper, written by Zoë Akins and had Luise Rainer and Melvyn Douglas in the leading roles. ... ...s 6 External links Plot Set during the American Civil War, The ... ...during the American Civil War, The Toy Wife tells the story of Frou-Frou, a 16-year-old coquette. She has been in France to attend a prestigious schoo... ...gered studio head Louis B. Mayer by constantly demanding a higher salary.[5] His reaction was casting her in B-films only, including The Toy Wife. ... ... The Toy Wife at the TCM Movie Database Categories 1938 films All film ar... ... 1930s drama films Films directed by Richard Thorpe Films set in New Orleans, Louisiana ... ... in New Orleans, Louisiana Films set in Louisiana Films set in the 1860s Metro-Goldw...

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Zapata Western

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...ickname given to a subgenre of " Spaghetti Westerns ", dating largely from the mid-1960s to early 1970s, which were set in and around Mexico and dea... ...i Westerns ", dating largely from the mid-1960s to early 1970s, which were set in and around Mexico and dealt with overtly political themes. They w... ...sterns ", dating largely from the mid-1960s to early 1970s, which were set in and around Mexico and dealt with overtly political themes. They were ... ...lt with overtly political themes. They were named after Emiliano Zapata, the famous Mexican revolutionary from the Mexican Revolution of 1913, dur... ...utionary from the Mexican Revolution of 1913, during which most of these films are set. The term is also sometimes used for American films set duri... ...rom the Mexican Revolution of 1913, during which most of these films are set. The term is also sometimes used for American films set during this co... ...ca; however, as a general rule they were secondary to the main plot of the films in question during the early stage of the genre's development in the ... ...wever, as a general rule they were secondary to the main plot of the films in question during the early stage of the genre's development in the mid-'6... ...ometimes even a Frenchman, given France's involvement in Mexico during the 1860s), a fascist-like Mexican general, or a foreign trust or corporation (...

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Challenge to Lassie

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...to Lassie is an American drama directed by Richard Thorpe and released October 31, 1949 by MGM Studios. It was the fifth feature film starring the ori... ...r 31, 1949 by MGM Studios. It was the fifth feature film starring the original Lassie, a collie named Pal, and the fourth and final Lassie film starri... ...isp. The movie is based on Eleanor Stackhouse Atkinson's 1912 novel Greyfriars Bobby which in turn is based on the true story of G... ...vel Greyfriars Bobby which in turn is based on the true story of Greyfriars Bobby. Twelve years after starring in Challenge to Lassie, Crisp would sta... ...would star in another movie based on the novel, Greyfriars Bobby: The True Story of a Dog. Set in Scotland in 1860, the film tells... ... Films ... ... The films of Richard Thorpe ... ...ms based on American novels Films directed by Richard Thorpe Films set in Scotland F... ... directed by Richard Thorpe Films set in Scotland Films set in the 1860s Greyfriars ...

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The Warlords

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... company Media Asia Films China Film Group Morgan & Chan Films ... ... HK$27,495,779 (Hong Kong) The Warlords, previously known as The Blood Brothers, is a 2007 epic war fi... ...eter Chan and starring Jet Li, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Xu Jinglei. The film was released on December 13, 2007 simultaneously in most of Asia, ... ... and Xu Jinglei. The film was released on December 13, 2007 simultaneously in most of Asia, except Japan.[1] The film is set in the 1860s, during the ... ...mber 13, 2007 simultaneously in most of Asia, except Japan.[1] The film is set in the 1860s, during the Taiping Rebellion in the late Qing Dynasty in ... ...07 simultaneously in most of Asia, except Japan.[1] The film is set in the 1860s, during the Taiping Rebellion in the late Qing Dynasty in China and c... ...xcept Japan.[1] The film is set in the 1860s, during the Taiping Rebellion in the late Qing Dynasty in China and centers on the sworn brotherhood of t... ...s Plot The film is set in China in the 1860s, during the Taiping Rebellion. It is based on the... ... When asked why he chose to move away from his familiar turf of romance films, Chan said that The Warlords is actually not a martial arts film at i...

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The Great Sinner

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... $2,041,000[1] The Great Sinner is a 1949 American drama film directed by Robert Siodmak. ... ... Sinner is a 1949 American drama film directed by Robert Siodmak. Based on the 1866 short novel The Gambler written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, the film st... ...ks Plot During the 1860s in Wiesbaden, Pauline Ostrovsky, a reformed addict, receives a manusc... ... Plot During the 1860s in Wiesbaden, Pauline Ostrovsky, a reformed addict, receives a manuscript f... ... receives a manuscript from the dying writer Fedya (diminutive of Fyodor), in which he looks back at their first meeting: While traveling from Paris t... ...ate May 1948, Lana Turner was cast as Peck's leading lady, with production set to start in September the same year.[5] However, a week later, in June,... ... Films directed by Robert Siodmak ... ... Categories 1949 films All film articles using the film date template ... ... Films directed by Robert Siodmak Films set in Germany Films set in the 1860s ...

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