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The Role of a Federal Arts Agency

By: Vance Jacobs

...he Arts October 2004 Published by National Endowment for the Arts Office of Research and Analysis Mark Bauerlein, Director October 2004 Prepared by ... ... Mark Bauerlein, Director October 2004 Prepared by Tyler Cowen, Department of Economics, George Mason University, and the staff of the National Endowm... ... in funding the arts is often misunderstood—and for very good reasons. The American system of arts philanthropy is complex and ever changing. As Chair... ...ded in the United States. I thought it might be useful to provide—for both Americans and an international audience—a concise overview of how America’... ... achievements of diverse artistic traditions across the nation. A partial list of award-winners reveals the breadth of the program: Native American b... ..., at New Theatre in Coral Gables, Florida. His play about cigar makers in 1929 Tampa whose lives were transformed by literature was recognized with a... ...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 have cons...

...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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List of American films of 1929

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...elp by . Cinema of the United States ... ... 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930s ... ... Following is a list of American films released in 1929. The Broadway M... ... Following is a list of American films released in 1929. The Broadway Melody... ... Following is a list of American films released in 1929. The Broadway Melody wo... ... Following is a list of American films released in 1929. The Broadway Melody won the Aca... ... Glorifying the American Girl Millard Webb ... ... External links 1929 films at the Internet Movie Database ... ... Categories Incomplete film lists Commons category without a link on Wikidata ...

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National Heritage Fellowships

...enriches our nation and its diverse cultural heritage by supporting works of artistic excellence, advancing learning in the arts, and strengthening t... ...osby; Storyteller figurine by Helen Cordero, 1986 Fellow– –photo courtesy of Helen Cordero; Carnaval mask by Juan Alindato, 1987 Fellow– –photo court... ...ublic Radio reporter Alex Chadwick, and Public Radio International host of American Routes, Nick Spitzer. From 1986 through 1995, WET A-FM radio of Ar... ...ows and is distributed nationally by WGBH Radio of Boston, Masssachusetts. American Folk Masters: The National Heritage Fellows by Steve Siporin, Harr... .................50 Bess Lomax Hawes Award ..........................53 State List of National Heritage Fellowship Recipients.............................. ... of specialists representing a variety of forms of cultural expertise. The list of candidates was then reviewed by the National Council on the Arts, a... ...itarist Arnold Schultz, whose bluesy sound influenced the young Monroe. In 1929, Monroe joined his brothers Charlie and Birch in Indiana, where they w... ...’d close it up and whip it out.” In the 1950s, Godbolt appeared in several films and television programs, and when work in the United States waned in ... ...uces tours by American folk artists as well as the National Folk Festival, films, videotapes, recordings, museum exhibits, and publications. Wilson ha...

...Excerpt: The National Endowment for the Arts enriches our nation and its diverse cultural heritage by supporting works of artistic excellence, advancing learning in the arts, and strengthening the arts in communities throughout the country....

...Table of Contents: NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWS -- (by year awards given) -- 1982, 4 -- 1983, 8 -- 1984, 12 -- 1985, 16 -- 1986, 18 -- 1987, 20 -- 1988, 22 -- 1989, 24 -- 1990, 26 -- 1991, 28 -- 1992, 30 -- 1993, 32 -- 1994, 34 -- 199...

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American films

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... Films ... ... A–Z of films ... ... A–Z of films Fi... ... Directors Guild of America Awards (2013) ... ...ciences American Society of Cinematographers ... ... African-American films ... ... Lists of American films ... ...aunting We Will Go (1942 film) A-Lad-In His Lamp A-List (film) A 44-Calibre Mystery A Bag of Hammers ... ...rous Man A Dangerous Profession A Dangerous Woman (1929 film) A Dark Truth A Dash Through the Clouds ...

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Autobiography of a Yogi

By: Paramhansa Yogananda

...iterature Collection World Public Library.org Title: AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGI Author: PARAMHANSA YOGANANDA Language: English Subject: Fiction,... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ... collected at the end of each chapter. Notes: The "Contents" and "List of Illustrations" have been moved before the preface and acknowledgem... ...NOT BELIEVE."-John 4:48. DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF LUTHER BURBANK An American Saint [Illustration: Map of India--see map.gif] Content... ...of India--see map.gif] Contents Preface, By W. Y. EVANS-WENTZ List of Illustrations Chapter 1. My Parents and Early Life 2... ...ji's Interest in the West 37. I Go to America 38. Luther Burbank--An American Saint 39. Therese Neumann, the Catholic Stigmatist of Bavaria ... ...rching the subconscious realms," Rabbi Israel H. Levinthal pointed out in 1929. "It is true that the subconscious reveals much of the mystery that c... ... From the dark booth of eternity, He pours His creative beam through the films of successive ages, and the pictures are thrown on the screen of spa... ...ga initiation. To them all I dedicated a new book of prayer thoughts in 1929-WHISPERS FROM ETERNITY, with a preface by Amelita Galli-Curci. {FN37-...

...Contents Preface, By W. Y. EVANS-WENTZ List of Illustrations Chapter 1. My Parents and Early Life 2. Mother's Death and the Amulet 3. The Saint with Two Bodies (Swami Pranabananda) 4. My Interrupted Flight Toward the Himalaya 5. A Perfume Saint Performs his Wonder...

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Paris (1929 film)

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...ase dates November 7, 1929 (1929-11-07) ... ... Language English Paris (1929) is a black-and-white musical come... ... Paris (1929) is a black-and-white musical comedy film with Technicolor sequences: four of ten reels were originally photograph... ... color movie released by Warner Bros.; the first three were The Desert Song, On with the Show and Gold Diggers of Broadway, all released in 1929. (Son... ... in two musical features, but due to the poor box-office reception of Paris, they decided not to make any more films with her.[3] ... ... Paris said "See the talking picture of the future". See also List of early color feature films ... ... picture of the future". See also List of early color feature films List of ... ...e or partially lost films References ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature... ... film articles using the film date template English-language films American films Bl...

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Romania, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...ram sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published studies. Most books in the series deal with a pa... ...te−controlled press. Each chapter closes with a brief annotated bibliography listing several works for additional reading. Complete bibliographic cita... ...strial boom, however, Romania remained primarily an agricultural country. In 1929, when the New York Stock Exchange crashed, world grain prices collap... ... Western Allies and attempting to negotiate the country's surrender to Anglo−American forces in order to avoid Soviet occupation. Mihai Antonescu, Rom... ... The control apparatus also regulated public access to foreign publications, films, newscasts, books, and radio and television programs. The 1965 Cons... ...ne in Bucharest that produced documentaries, newsreels, cartoons, and puppet films, and another in Buftea (near Bucharest) that made feature films. Un... ... was President Nixon's visit to Romania in August 1969—the first visit by an American head of state to a communist country since the 1945 Yalta Confer...

...Foreword: This volume is one in a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published s...

...Table of Contents: Romania, a country study, 1 -- Federal Research Division, 1 -- Foreword, 6 -- Preface, 6 -- GEOGRAPHY, 7 -- TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS, 7 -- NATIONAL SECURITY, 8 -- Chapter 1. Historical Setting, 8 -- The ...

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1929 in music

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...            List of years in music       (table) ... ...            List of years in music       (table) ... ...920 . 1921 . 1922 . 1923 . 1924 . 1925 ... 1926 1927 1928 -1929- 1930 1931 1932 ... 1933 . 1934 . 1935 . 1936 . 1937 ... ... Igor Stravinsky conducting in 1929 This is a list of notable events ... ...ravinsky conducting in 1929 This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1929. ... ...sky conducting in 1929 This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1929. ... ... February 4 – First recording of George Gershwin's An American in Paris, by Nathaniel Shilkret and the Victor Symphony Orchestra ... ... 136 performances Musical films Applause starring Helen Morgan. Directed... ... Glad Rag Doll Glorifying the American Girl starring Mary Eaton and Dan Healy and featuring Eddie Cantor,...

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Industrial Germany

By: Hermann Levy

...e s . ...........................................5 Chapter I. A Comparison of the German and English Attitude Towards Industrial Combina tion. .......... ... n . ........................1 9 Part II. Industrial Combination in Groups of Industry. ....................26 Chapter III. Mining....................... ... developed along pretty clear lines. One may say that the structure of the American “trust” seems less complicated than the far more differentiated mo... ... the effective execution of the programmes of rationalisation. When, after 1929, the rationalisation fever was slackening and the high hopes of social... ...t movement in the United States, owing to the entirely different nature of American industrial conditions, resembles European forms of industrial orga... ...with 10 cartels, and the railway waggon manufactures with one cartel. This list while showing how widely industrial combination has been scattered ove... ..., rock salt, and some metallic ores, chalk, cement have to be added to the list of important German industries connected with the possession of land. ... ...s, including oxalic and formic, pharmaceutical and photographic chemicals, films, film and tracing papers, artificial silk (viscose, acetate, cuprammo... ...ss, commercial advertising and its propaganda, international news service, films. These five fields of action c onnected with each other Hermann Levy...

...PREFACE: When in January and February 1934 I was lecturing in the University of Cambridge about industrial combination in Germany I became impressed with the idea of dealing more fully with what is at present one of the foremost English industrial problems. As I was one of the first to write on Englis...

...TABLE OF CONTETNS Preface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Part I. Views and Figures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

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Ibero-American Exposition of 1929

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... Exposición General d'España (section:Exposición Ibero-Americana) Area ... ... Opening May 9, 1929 (1929-05-09) Closu... ... Next Century of Progress in Chicago Simul... ... Universal 1929 Barcelona International Exposition ... ... Pavilion map The Ibero-American Exposition of 1929 was a world's fair held in Seville, Spain, from... ...ion map The Ibero-American Exposition of 1929 was a world's fair held in Seville, Spain, from 9 May 1929 until 21... ...tina is now a flamenco school. They have also been featured in a number of films, including Lawrence of Arabia, The Wind and the Lion, and Star Wars E... ... List of world's fairs in Spain ... ... List of world expositions ...

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Sp-4221 the Space Shuttle Decision

By: Nasa

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ... for a nuclear−powered spaceship for an expedition to Mars. (North American Rockwell) ....322 PROGRAM I—Three levels of space activity ... ... • Design for a nuclear−powered spaceship for an expedition to Mars. (North American Rockwell) • PROGRAM I—Three levels of space activity studied by... ...Sharon Halprin. At Kennedy Space Center, I relied on Donna Atkins and Elaine Liston. The Air Force maintains an extensive archive at Maxwell AFB, and ... ...and Dale Myers, NASA's Associate Administrator for Manned Space Flight. This list of interviewees is somewhat limited, for a good reason: I was able t... ... STATIONS AND WINGED ROCKETS 26 Hermann Noordung's space station concept of 1929. K is the electric cable to an external observatory; S is the airloc... ...te of Technology) ....army, wrote under the pen name of Hermann Noordung. In 1929, he published The Problem of Space Travel, a book that addressed the... ...ed to take to NASA. High−speed cameras had filmed the tests in Nevada. Those films now were ready to show to officials at NASA−Marshall, who were mana...

...Introduction: [ix] The Space Shuttle took shape and won support, and criticism, as part of NASA?S search for a post?Apollo future. As with the Army and Navy in World War II, NASA had grown rapidly during the 1960s. Similarly, just as those military services saw a sharp falloff in funding in the wake of victory, ...

...Table of Contents: SP?4221 The Space Shuttle Decision, 1 -- Nasa, 1 -- Introduction, 2 -- Acknowledgments, 3 -- ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS, 5 -- BIBLIOGRAPHY, 8 -- Chapter 1, 20 -- SPACE STATIONS AND WINGED ROCKETS, 21 -- Footnotes...

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American comedy films

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...Subcategories This category has the following 27 subcategories, out of 27 total. A ... ... American action comedy films ... ... American action comedy films ... ... American adventure comedy films ... ... American adventure comedy films ... ...merican comedy films" The following 3888 pages are in this category, out of 3888 total. (previous 200) (next 200) ... ... 5 Men and a Limo A A-List (film) A.C.O.D. A Bandit A Bankrup... ... A Maid to Order A Majority of One A Man's Man (1929 film) A Man About Town A Man Called Sarge ... ...ourney A Prairie Home Companion (film) A Preferred List A Quiet Little Wedding A Quiet Street ...

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Gardening Without Irrigation : Or Without Much, Anyway

By: Steve Solomon

....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...ccupied by the crop was not as low as one might think. I read that Native Americans in the Southwest grew remarkable desert gardens with little or n... ... remarkable desert gardens with little or no water. And that Native South Americans in the highlands of Peru and Bolivia grow food crops in a land w... ... 2.7 Source: _Fundamentals of Soil Science_. Adhering water films can vary greatly in thickness. But if the water molecules adhering t... ...e force of gravity, and some water flows deeper into the soil. When water films are relatively thick the soil feels wet and plant roots can easily a... ... through the growing season, the rate of water loss will approximate that listed in the table in Chapter 1 "Estimated Irrigation Requirement." If by... ...thick mulch of crude organic matter is recommended by Ruth Stout (see the listing for her book in More Reading) and her disciples as a surefire way ... ...ee Crops: a Permanent Agriculture. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. Smith's visionary solution to upland erosion is growing unirrigate...

...I?m from Michigan. I moved to Lorane, Oregon, in April 1978 and homesteaded on 5 acres in what I thought at the time was a cool, showery green valley of liquid sunshine and rainbows. I intended to put in a big garden and grow as much of my own food as possible....

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List of lost films

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...For this list of lost films, a lost film is defined as one of which no part of a print is known to have survived. For films in which ... ...defined as one of which no part of a print is known to have survived. For films in which any portion of the footage remains (including trailers ), s... ...part of a print is known to have survived. For films in which any portion of the footage remains (including trailers ), see List of incomplete or p... ...s in which any portion of the footage remains (including trailers ), see List of incomplete or partially lost films . Films may go missing for a n... ... remains (including trailers ), see List of incomplete or partially lost films . Films may go missing for a number of reasons. One major contribut... ...gress, Washington, D.C., February 1993. This is necessarily an incomplete list. Martin Scorsese 's Film Foundation claims that "half of all Americ... ...plete list. Martin Scorsese 's Film Foundation claims that "half of all American films made before 1950 and over 90% of films made before 1929 are ... ...f of all American films made before 1950 and over 90% of films made before 1929 are lost forever." Deutsche Kinemathek estimates that 80-90% of sile... ...st William Brady, Tom O'Rourke Jim Jeffries, Tom Sharkey American Mutoscope and Biograph film of heavyweight championship bout, 135...

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Gardening Without Irrigation : Or Without Much, Anyway

By: Steve Solomon

...ry Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 helps to support a variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 la... ... on 5 acres in what I thought at the time was a cool, showery green valley of liquid sunshine and rainbows. I intended to put in a big garden and grow... ...occupied by the crop was not as low as one might think. I read that Native Americans in the Southwest grew remarkable desert gardens with little or no... ...w remarkable desert gardens with little or no water. And that Native South Americans in the highlands of Peru and Bolivia grow food crops in a land wi... ...clay 2.5 Clay 2.7 Source: _Fundamentals of Soil Science_. Adhering water films can vary greatly in thickness. But if the water molecules adhering to... ...he force of gravity, and some water flows deeper into the soil. When water films are relatively thick the soil feels wet and plant roots can easily ab... ...y through the growing season, the rate of water loss will approximate that listed in the table in Chapter 1 "Estimated Irrigation Requirement." If by ... ... thick mulch of crude organic matter is recommended by Ruth Stout (see the listing for her book in More Reading) and her disciples as a surefire way t... ...ree Crops: a Permanent Agriculture. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. 37 Smith's visionary solution to upland erosion is growing unirriga...

...I'm from Michigan. I moved to Lorane, Oregon, in April 1978 and homesteaded on 5 acres in what I thought at the time was a cool, showery green valley of liquid sunshine and rainbows. I intended to put in a big garden and grow as much of my own food as possible. Two months later, in June, just as my garden began needing water, my so-called 15-gallon-per-minute well began to...

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List of drug films

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.... Drug cinema ranges from the ultra-realistic to the utterly surreal; some films are unabashedly pro- or anti-drug, while others are less judgmental. ... ...i-drug, while others are less judgmental. The drugs most commonly shown in films are cocaine, heroin, LSD, cannabis (see Stoner film) and methamphetam... ...ugs as plot devices to keep the action moving. The following is a partial list of drug films and the substance involved. 0–9 21 Grams (2003). Coc... ...s plot devices to keep the action moving. The following is a partial list of drug films and the substance involved. 0–9 21 Grams (2003). Cocaine2... ...y People (2002). MDMA, Cocaine, Heroin, Methadone, Cannabis, and a mention of the multitude of crack in Barbados.25th Hour (2002). Heroin, MDMA.28 Day... ...ltered States (1980). Cannabis, Amanita Muscaria, LSD, DMT, and psilocybin.American Beauty (1999). Cannabis.American Cowslip (2009). Heroin.American G... ...erican Cowslip (2009). Heroin.American Gangster (2007). Heroin and cocaine.American Psycho (2000). Cocaine, Halcion, Xanax, Ecstasy and Cannabis.Ameri... ...annabis.Cherrybomb (2009). Cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy.Chinatown Nights (1929). Opium.Chinese Opium Den (1894). Opium.Chopper (2000). Cocaine, Heroi... ...bis.Sherrybaby (2004). Heroin.She Shoulda Said 'No'! (1949). Cannabis.Shot List (2009). LSD, cocaine, cannabis.Shrooms (2007). Magic mushrooms, cannab...

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Gardening Without Irrigation : Or Without Much, Anyway

By: Steve Solomon

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...t occupied by the crop was not as low as one might think. I read that Native Americans in the Southwest grew remarkable desert gardens with little or ... ...rew remarkable desert gardens with little or no water. And that Native South Americans in the highlands of Peru and Bolivia grow food crops in a land ... ...lty clay 2.5 Clay 2.7 Source: _Fundamentals of Soil Science_. Adhering water films can vary greatly in thickness. But if the water molecules adhering ... ... the force of gravity, and some water flows deeper into the soil. When water films are relatively thick the soil feels wet and plant roots can easily ... ...way through the growing season, the rate of water loss will approximate that listed in the table in Chapter 1 "Estimated Irrigation Requirement." If b... ...nt thick mulch of crude organic matter is recommended by Ruth Stout (see the listing for her book in More Reading) and her disciples as a surefire way... ... Tree Crops: a Permanent Agriculture. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. Smith's visionary solution to upland erosion is growing unirrigated...

...I'm from Michigan. I moved to Lorane, Oregon, in April 1978 and homesteaded on 5 acres in what I thought at the time was a cool, showery green valley of liquid sunshine and rainbows. I intended to put in a big garden and grow as much of my own food as possible. Two months later, in June, just as my garden began needing water, my so?called 15?gallon?per?minute well began to...

...Table of Contents: Gardening Without Irrigation: or Without Much, Anyway, 1 -- Steve Solomon, 1 -- Introduction. Starting a New Gardening Era, 1 -- Gardening with Less Irrigation, 2 -- Chapter 1. Predictably Rainless Summers, 4 -- ...

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List of sports films

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...nre covering sports activities. Sports movies have been made since the era of silent films, such as the 1915 film The Champion starring Charlie Chapli... ...ng sports activities. Sports movies have been made since the era of silent films, such as the 1915 film The Champion starring Charlie Chaplin. Films i... ...erious (Raging Bull) to silly (Horse Feathers). A classic theme for sports films is the triumph of an individual or team who prevail despite the diffi... ...to silly (Horse Feathers). A classic theme for sports films is the triumph of an individual or team who prevail despite the difficulties. Men often id... ... sports films in ways they wouldn't with other genres, such as spy films. American football { ! Title ! Year ! Genre ! The Freshman 1925 Comedy Si... ... offers money to any player who can score a touchdown. Knute Rockne, All American 1940 Biographical Life and career of Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne... ... Australian Rules 2002 Drama Blinder 2013 Drama Auto racing NB: This list excludes films that feature illegally run street races unless legitima... ...s 1925 The Checkered Flag 1926 The Speed Classic 1928 Speedway 1929 Burning Up 1930 Speed 1930 Burning Up 1930 The Racing ... ...09 Biographical Ving Rhames' portrayal of former heavyweight champ Sonny Liston. The Fighter 2010 Biographical Story of Micky Ward (Mark Wahlbe...

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Organic Gardener's Composting

By: Steve Solomon

...ry Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 helps to support a variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 la... ...tous move from the East Coast to the West and quickly discovered that much of my garden knowledge needed an update. Seattle's climate was unlike anyth... ...eople living west of the Cascade Mountains. Every vegetable and cover crop listed had been carefully tested and selected by Steve Solomon for its perf... ... would have a stronger, healthier and saner country if more liberty-loving Americans would grow food gardens. CHAPTER ONE. What Is Compost Do you kn... ...urally on the forest floor where leaves and needles contact the soil. Most Americans would be repelled by many of the substances that decompose into h... ...If it does, I recommend that you first consult specialist source materials listed in the bibliography for an introduction to a huge universe of litera... ...m oxygen Moisture. A dry pile is a cold pile. Microorganisms live in thin films of water that adhere to organic matter whereas fungi only grow in hum... ...who has not read his visionary book, Tree Crops, should. Though written in 1929, this classic book is currently in print. Once each year, leaves are ... ...ree Crops: A Permanent Agriculture. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. No bibliography of agricultural alternatives should overlook this cl...

...Back in the '70's, I made the momentous move from the East Coast to the West and quickly discovered that much of my garden knowledge needed an update. Seattle's climate was unlike anything I had experienced in Massachusetts or Ohio or Colorado, and many of my favorite vegetables simply didn't grow well. A friend steered me to a new s...

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Fox Movietone Follies of 1929

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... Release dates May 26, 1929 (1929-05-26) Runni... ... English Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (also known as Movietone Follies of 1929 and The William Fox Moviet... ...o known as Movietone Follies of 1929 and The William Fox Movietone Follies of 1929) was a black-and-white and color American musical film released by ... ...The William Fox Movietone Follies of 1929) was a black-and-white and color American musical film released by Fox Film Corporation. ... ... Beach, Florida. See also List of early color feature films List of lost fil... ... See also List of early color feature films List of lost films ... ... Films directed by David Butler ... ...1929 films 1920s musical films American musical films Black-and-white films ... ... Beach, Florida. See also List of early color feature films List of lost fil...

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Organic Gardener's Composting

By: Steve Solomon

....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...ople living west of the Cascade Mountains. Every vegetable and cover crop listed had been carefully tested and selected by Steve Solomon for its per... ...would have a stronger, healthier and saner country if more liberty-loving Americans would grow food gardens. CHAPTER ONE What Is Co... ...ally on the forest floor where leaves and needles contact the soil. Most Americans would be repelled by many of the substances that decompose into ... ...f it does, I recommend that you first consult specialist source materials listed in the bibliography for an introduction to a huge universe of lite... ...en _Moisture. _A dry pile is a cold pile. Microorganisms live in thin films of water that adhere to organic matter whereas fungi only grow in hu... ... has not read his visionary book, _Tree Crops, _should. Though written in 1929, this classic book is currently in print. Once each year, leaves ... ...e Crops: A Permanent Agriculture._ New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. No bibliography of agricultural alternatives should overlook this...

...Foreword Back in the ?70?s, I made the momentous move from the East Coast to the West and quickly discovered that much of my garden knowledge needed an update. Seattle?s climate was unlike anything I had experienced in Massachusetts or Ohio or Colorado, and many of my favorite vegetables simply didn?t grow well. A friend steered me to a new s...

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The Desert Song (1929 film)

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...elease dates April 8, 1929 (1929-04-08) ... ... Language English The Desert Song is a 1929 American operetta film directed by... ...Language English The Desert Song is a 1929 American operetta film directed by Roy ... ...graphed partly in two-color Technicolor, the first film released by Warner Bros. to be in color. Although some of the songs from the show have been om... ...color. Although some of the songs from the show have been omitted, the film is otherwise virtually a duplicate of the stage production and extremely f... ...te soundtrack survives intact on Vitaphone disks.[3] See also List of early color feature films ... ...t on Vitaphone disks.[3] See also List of early color feature films Refere... ... 30, 1926 to January 7, 1928; IBDb.comThe Desert Song ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and ... ... Films directed by Roy Del Ruth ...

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Organic Gardener's Composting

By: Steve Solomon

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ... people living west of the Cascade Mountains. Every vegetable and cover crop listed had been carefully tested and selected by Steve Solomon for its pe... ...we would have a stronger, healthier and saner country if more liberty−loving Americans would grow food gardens. CHAPTER ONE. What Is Compost Do you kn... ...aturally on the forest floor where leaves and needles contact the soil. Most Americans would be repelled by many of the substances that decompose into... .... If it does, I recommend that you first consult specialist source materials listed in the bibliography for an introduction to a huge universe of lite... ... Making 18 Moisture. A dry pile is a cold pile. Microorganisms live in thin films of water that adhere to organic matter whereas fungi only grow in h... ...e who has not read his visionary book, Tree Crops, should. Though written in 1929, this classic book is currently in print. Once each year, leaves are... ... Tree Crops: A Permanent Agriculture. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. No bibliography of agricultural alternatives should overlook this c...

...Foreword: Back in the ?70?s, I made the momentous move from the East Coast to the West and quickly discovered that much of my garden knowledge needed an update. Seattle?s climate was unlike anything I had experienced in Massachusetts or Ohio or Colorado, and many of my favorite vegetables simply didn?t grow well. A friend steered me to a new s...

...Table of Contents: Organic Gardener's Composting, 1 -- Steve Solomon, 1 -- Foreword, 1 -- Chapter ONE. What Is Compost, 3 -- Chapter TWO. Composting Basics, 8 -- Chapter THREE. Practical Compost Making, 15 -- Chapter FOUR. All Abou...

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Honky Tonk (1929 film)

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...ease dates August 31, 1929 (1929-08-31) ... ... Language English Honky Tonk is a 1929 American musical film starring Sop... ... Language English Honky Tonk is a 1929 American musical film starring Sophie T... ...lop when released and is now lost, although the soundtrack for the trailer still exists. Tucker sings a number of songs in the movie, including her th... ... Tucker sings a number of songs in the movie, including her theme song "Some of These Days", and "I'm the Last of the Red Hot Mamas", from which she t... ... "Some of These Days" (Shelton Brooks) See also List of incomplete or partially lost fi... ... Brooks) See also List of incomplete or partially lost films Refere... ...es ^ at silentera.comHonky Tonk ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature... ... ^ at silentera.comHonky Tonk ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Ins...

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The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

...assic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Author: John Dickson Carr Language: English... ...... ...lustrious ancestry, and traced it as far back as the Plantagenets. To the boy, listening round-eyed, the figure of Edward the Third at Crecy must have... ...e as the shrewd, likeable Yankee, Asa Trenchard. The play was Tom Taylor's Our American Cousin. Arthur did not learn under what grisly circumstances t... ... thing, one day, to stalk imposing and top-hatted into someone's sick-room; to listen to the symptoms, head inclined; and then curtly to give some dia... ...e-toed Whig, he said, had been rotten-wrong on so many points of fact, and the American with all his supreme art couldn't be trusted, by God, within m... ...ontroversy, press cuttings and letters, 1902. (6) Panorama of Activities, 1898-1929. (7) Politics and Sport, 1905-1909. (8) "Sir Nigel" Reviews and Ha... ...e. (10) TJie Congo, press cuttings and letters, 1909. (11) Odds and Ends, 1908-1929. (12) Engagement and Wedding, two books, 1907. (13) Olympic Games,... ...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, ...

.... Vincent Starrett This is a brilliant and Important biography. Exciting and provocative reading; romantic, challenging and humorous, it is the story of a truly fascinating figure, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. John Dickson Carr worked closely with the Conan Doyle family in. England from material that Conan Doyle left, including his correspondence which aver-; aged sixty letters...

...Table of Contents: FOREWORD ix -- I. HERITAGE: The Golden Leopards i -- II. ACADEMIC: Tlie Hidden Tutors 10 -- III. ADVENTURE: A Taste for Trouble 22 -- IV. MEDICAL: The Respectable Top-Hat. With Manuscripts 36 -- V. DISILLUSIONMEN...

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Bulldog Drummond (1929 film)

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... May 2, 1929 (1929-05-02) (U.S.) ... ... English Bulldog Drummond is a 1929 American Pre-Code crime film in which Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond helps a beaut... ...r Best Art Direction.[1] Two previous Bulldog Drummond films had been produced: Bulldog Drummond (1923) and Bulldog Drummond's Thi... ...mond movie with sound, and was also Ronald Colman's first talkie. A series of Drummond movies followed, beginning with Temple Tower made in the UK in ... ...in the UK in 1930; see the main article on Bulldog Drummond for a complete list. Contents ... ... Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond, a demobilized British captain bored of civilian life, places a personal advertisement in The Times offering his... ...lyan Tashman.[2] See also List of films in the public domain Bulldog Drummon... ...hman.[2] See also List of films in the public domain Bulldog Drummond ... ...9 films English-language films American films American crime films ...

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The Civilization of Illiteracy

By: Mihai Nadin

...IHAI NADIN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF ILLITERACY Title: THE CIVILIZATION OF ILLITERACY Author: MIHAI NADI... ....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ... The major accomplishment of analyzing illiteracy so far has been the listing of symptoms: the decrease in functional literacy; a general deg... ...re of this fact. Books are as permanent as their survival on bestseller lists. The market, with its increasingly breathtaking fluctuations, mig... ...ated with Charles Sanders Peirce. When I began teaching in the USA, my American colleagues and students did not know who he was. The semiotic ... ...ca, Asia, and Latin America, as well as part of the European and North American continents, do not necessarily fit this description in detail.... ...television sets. In many countries, most children watch television and films before they learn to read. In a few countries, children play comp... ...cus on TV and video expanded. In addition to the ability to bring home films of one's choice, to buy and rent videotapes, laser discs, and CD-... ...hens: University of Georgia Press, 198. Thorstein Veblen (1857-1929). American economist and social scientist who sought to apply evolu...

... man disposes Beyond the commitment to literacy A moving target The wise fox ?Between us the rift? Malthus revisited Captives to literacy The Epitome of the Civilization of Illiteracy For the love of trade ?The best of the useful and the best of the ornamental?...

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Hearts in Exile (1929 film)

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...e 1929 Swedish release poster ... ... References ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30, The American Film I... ... ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30, The American Film Institute, c. 1971 ... ... See also List of lost films External links ... ... See also List of lost films External links ... ... See also List of lost films External links ... ...ts in Exile Hearts in Exileforeign release poster of newspaper advert for the movie ... ... Jim Thorpe – All-American ... ... See also List of lost films External links ...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... By Indrek Pringi Library of Congress Txu 987-756 Copyright January 29th 2001 Canadian Copyri... ...ns: Connection, and Separation. This book explores the logical extrapolation of this, and other Dynamics. My challenge to the reader is simple. ... ... it. If you live by it, and sit under its shade and wonder about it. If you listen to the wind soughing through its branches and enjoy its beauty ... ...ticles: a living organic cell. This is why galaxies exist as faint, cellular films of energy on the outer perimeters of huge, empty inter-galactic ... ...s, nobody would The Path of Splitness Chapter One: The Universe 70 have listened to him. In fact, if he had not used two expedient constants: ... ...w old is the Big Bang theory? It was proposed more than 80 years ago, before 1929 for chrissake! And what has Science done with it? Not a damn thi... ...h. Science supports this unspoken assumption. It portrays animals in Nature films as savage-violent killing-murdering things… acting in insane fren... ...ew lions? When there were millions of grazing animals? Why didn’t the North American natives colonize the land where millions of bison lived? It ... ...hapter Three: Summary of Hominid-Human development 205 The earliest North American cultures invented bone-tools and flint tools by themselves. B...

...The Path of Splitness is a major non fiction work of 1,868 pages: This is the latest revised version. The book analyzes and explains: 1: The origins of our Universe: where it came from and how it was created. 2: Basic aspects a...

...Chapter 1: The Universe. Pgs 1-112 How the Universe came into being. Chapter 2: Life Pgs 113-131 Structural dynamics of the Universe and Life Chapter 3: Hominids Pgs 132-187 A: How we evolved into Humans Pgs 188-222 B: Summary of Hominid-Human Development Chapter 4: Modern Human Dynamics P...

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Rio Rita (1929 film)

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... Release dates September 15, 1929 (1929-09-15) Runni... ... $2,400,000[1] Rio Rita is a 1929 RKO Pictures musical comedy starring Bebe Daniels and John Boles along... ...cal comedy starring Bebe Daniels and John Boles along with the comedy team of Wheeler & Woolsey. The film is based on the 1927 stage musical produ... ...de them famous. The film was the biggest and most expensive RKO production of 1929, but it was also the studio's biggest box office hit until King Kon... ...aphed in two-color Technicolor. Rio Rita was chosen as one of the ten best films of 1929 by Film Daily. Cont... ... faithful rendering of the stage version of the show. It is one of the few films personally supervised by legendary showman Florenz Ziegfeld, who also... ..."The Kinkajou"). See also List of early color feature films List of incomple... ...p;20.   ^ a b "Rio Rita: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved June 3, 2014.  ... ...ms 1920s romantic comedy films American musical comedy films American romantic comed...

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The History Guide

...the basis for my upper division European intellectual history and history of European socialism classes at Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton an... ...n five and ten pages in length and are meant to be downloaded and printed. Of course, you can read them online if you wish. Please keep in mind that ... ...ll take you to a related page of information (located at this site) and a list of resources for further exploration. If the title of a work is hyperl... ...number of surveys over the years have pointed to the disturbing fact that Americans don't know history. They don't know their own history. Here is a... ...ulture, diplomacy and perhaps a hundred other variables. In general, most Americans would rather be "entertained" by passively watching a film about ... ...rather be "entertained" by passively watching a film about war rather than listen to someone talk about the origins and consequences of that war. So... ...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... ...Aristotle as his first critic. As Whitehead wrote in Process and Reality (1929): The safest general characterization of the European philosophical ...

...ted 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 yourself for your history classes and to make your time in class more enjoyable and proficient. The History Guide contains the complete content of three undergraduate courses in Europ...

...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...

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List of British films

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... List of British films 1888–1... ... List of British films 1888–1919 ... ... List of British films 1888–1919 ... ... 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930s ... ... This is chronological list of films produced in the United Kingdom split by decade. There may be ... ... This is chronological list of films produced in the United Kingdom split by decade. There may be an ov... ... This is chronological list of films produced in the United Kingdom split by decade. There may be an overl... ...split by decade. There may be an overlap, particularly between British and American films which are sometimes co-produced; the list should attempt to ... ...split by decade. There may be an overlap, particularly between British and American films which are sometimes co-produced; the list should attempt to ...

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Autobiography of a Yogi

By: Paramhansa Yogananda

... Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGI Author: PARAMHANSA YOGANANDA Language: English Subject: Fictio... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...E WILL NOT BELIEVE.”−John 4:48. DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF LUTHER BURBANK An American Saint [Illustration: Map of India—see map.gif] PREFACE By W. Y... ... of infancy are not extremely rare. During travels in numerous lands, I have listened to early recollections from the lips of veracious men and women.... ... pointed out the advantages of striving for worldly success. But I heard him listlessly. My heart was repeating: 'Lahiri Mahasaya! I cannot live witho... ...“At present, only the sheerest accident brings India into the purview of the American college student. Eight universities (Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Pr... ...searching the subconscious realms,” Rabbi Israel H. Levinthal pointed out in 1929. “It is true that the subconscious reveals much of the mystery that ... ...W OF MIRACLES 161 booth of eternity, He pours His creative beam through the films of successive ages, and the pictures are thrown on the screen of sp... ...ed yoga initiation. To them all I dedicated a new book of prayer thoughts in 1929−WHISPERS FROM ETERNITY, with a preface by Amelita Galli−Curci. {FN37...

...Preface: By W. Y. EVANS?WENTZ, M.A., D.Litt., D.Sc. Jesus College, Oxford; Author of The TIBETAN BOOK OF THE DEAD, TIBET?S GREAT YOGI MILAREPA, TIBETAN YOGA AND SECRET DOCTRINES, etc. The value of Yogananda?s AUTOBIOGRAPHYis greatly enhanced by the fact that it is one of the few books in English about the ...

...Table of Contents: Autobiography of a Yogi, 1 -- Paramhansa Yogananda, 1 -- Preface, 2 -- AUTHOR'S Acknowledgments, 3 -- Chapter 1. MY PARENTS AND EARLY LIFE, 3 -- Chapter 2. MY MOTHER'S DEATH AND THE MYSTIC AMULET, 10 -- Chapter 3...

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List of Romanian films

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...A list of the most notable films produced in the Cinema of Romania ordered by year of release. For an ... ...A list of the most notable films produced in the Cinema of Romania ordered by year of release. For an A-Z list of articles on Roman... ...s produced in the Cinema of Romania ordered by year of release. For an A-Z list of articles on Romanian films see Category:Romanian films. ... ...omania ordered by year of release. For an A-Z list of articles on Romanian films see Category:Romanian films. ... ... Drama 1929 Povara ... ... Drama English: The Mill of Good Luck. Entered into the 1957 Cannes Film Festival ... ...scu American soldiers meet Romanian villagers. ... ... See also List of Romanian submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Languag... ...scu American soldiers meet Romanian villagers. ...

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Pakistan, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...raphies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve th... ...ram sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published studies. Most books in the series deal with a pa... ...omments on Pakistani society and culture; and to Mustapha Kamal Pasha at the American University and Barbara Leitch LePoer at the Congressional Resear... ...er Mob storms and burns down United States Embassy in Islamabad, killing two Americans and two Pakistani employees; United States cultural centers in ... ...an” by initiating an impressive number of reform measures. Qureshi published lists of unpaid debts and prevented debtor−politicians from running for o... ...ndated decennial review of the Government of India Act of 1919 became due in 1929. Prospects of further constitutional reforms spurred greater agitati... ...'s material culture in the 1990s: videocassette recorders (for playing Hindi films), locally manufactured Japanese Suzuki cars, and Kalashnikov rifles... ...dcast media. Women's subservience is consistently shown on television and in films. And, although popular television dramas raise controversial issues...

...Foreword: This volume is one in a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army....

...Table of Contents: Pakistan, a country study, 1 -- Federal Research Division, 1 -- Foreword, 4 -- Acknowledgments, 5 -- Preface, 5 -- COUNTRY PROFILE, 6 -- GEOGRAPHY, 6 -- SOCIETY, 7 -- ECONOMY, 7 -- TRANSPORTATION AND TELECOMMUNIC...

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List of Warner Bros. films

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...rner Bros. and its subsidiary First National for the years 1928-1960. From 1928 to 1936, films by First National continued to be credited solely to "F... ...continued to be credited solely to "First National Pictures". In July 1936, stockholders of First National Pictures, Inc. (primarily Warner Bros.) vot... ... December 25, 1921 Ashamed of Parents Considered lost ... ... Ware Case January 6, 1929 Synthetic Sin ... ... October 5, 1940 Knute Rockne, All American ... ... August 24, 1951 Jim Thorpe - All-American ... ...The Curse of Frankenstein Distributor; produced by Hammer Films August 3... ... October 5, 1990 Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones ... ... January 11, 2008 The Bucket List ...

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Jenseits der Schriftkultur

By: Mihai Nadin

....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...einführte. In mancherlei Hinsicht zeichnet die Entwicklungsgeschichte des Films die Entwicklung des Konflikts zwischen der Schriftkultur und den auf... ..., die nach literarischen Werken verfaßt waren, deren Komplexität die des Films übertraf, konnten nicht umgesetzt werden. Auch mußte die Konzentrat... ... Austausch von harten Schlägen werden läßt. Ähnliches gilt für Baseball, American football, Basketball und Hockey: Sie alle sind begleitet von unzä... ...t voraussetzen, sind nicht unbedingt deckungsgleich. Man vergleiche etwa American football, Basketball oder Baseball mit Langstreckenlauf, Schwimme... ...n, ein anderes Mal als Sand oder Silikon für Chips Gestalt annehmen. Die Liste dieser Möglichkeiten verweist auf eine Wirklichkeit, die unvorstellb... ...system, von der Registrierkasse zum Scanner, vom Herd zur Mikrowelle--die Liste kann unendlich fortgesetzt werden--wurde eine neue Welt entworfen un... ...s of Science (1909). Trans. G.B. Halsted. New York: The Science Press, 1929. Michael B. Poliakoff. Combat Sports in the Ancient World. New Ha...

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List of Paramount Pictures films

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...e United States film studio Paramount Pictures. The studio is consistently ranked as one of the "Big Six" film studios of Hollywood. It is a subsidiar... ...f Hollywood. It is a subsidiary of U.S. media conglomerate Viacom. Paramount is a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).[1] It ha... ...2000s 11 2010s 12 Upcoming films 12.1 2014 and... ...m to be based on a book or a novel of the same name. Wister's novel was adapted again in 1929 and in 1960 as a television series. ... ... June 29, 1916 The American Beauty Distribution o... ... February 15, 1917 The American Consul From the story... ... August 3, 1934 Ladies Should Listen ... ... The first in Paramount’s series of eight Bulldog Drummond films, released between 1937 and 1939. ... ... Paramount Pictures Complete Library List of Paramount Pictures films at the Internet Movie Databa...

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Jenseits der Schriftkultur

By: Mihai Nadin

....WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and o... ...phies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the ... ...infuehrte. In mancherlei Hinsicht zeichnet die Entwicklungsgeschichte des Films die Entwicklung des Konflikts zwischen der Schriftkultur und den auf... ... die nach literarischen Werken verfasst waren, deren Komplexitaet die des Films uebertraf, konnten nicht umgesetzt werden. Auch musste die Konzentr... ...ausch von harten Schlaegen werden laesst. AEhnliches gilt fuer Baseball, American football, Basketball und Hockey: Sie alle sind begleitet von unza... ...t voraussetzen, sind nicht unbedingt deckungsgleich. Man vergleiche etwa American football, Basketball oder Baseball mit Langstreckenlauf, Schwimme... ..., ein anderes Mal als Sand oder Silikon fuer Chips Gestalt annehmen. Die Liste dieser Moeglichkeiten verweist auf eine Wirklichkeit, die unvorstell... ...system, von der Registrierkasse zum Scanner, vom Herd zur Mikrowelle--die Liste kann unendlich fortgesetzt werden--wurde eine neue Welt entworfen un... ...s of Science (1909). Trans. G.B. Halsted. New York: The Science Press, 1929. Michael B. Poliakoff. Combat Sports in the Ancient World. New Ha...

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List of RKO films

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...a List of RKO films, produced and or co-produced by RKO Pictures from their inception in 1929 through the dissolution of the original company in 1959.... ... and or co-produced by RKO Pictures from their inception in 1929 through the dissolution of the original company in 1959. The studio had declined afte... ...and was eventually sold to General Tire and Rubber Company in 1955. General Tire put all of its non-core operations in a holding company, RKO General,... ...small independent film company, RKO Pictures, LLC. This is a partial list of films produced, co-produced, and/or distributed by Ra... ...dependent film company, RKO Pictures, LLC. This is a partial list of films produced, co-produced, and/or distributed by Radio Pict... ... Theiapolis.com. As per the guidelines set forth by the WikiProject Film group, the date listed is the earliest date, whether that be the premiere or ... ... 2000s 9 2010s 10 Upcoming films 11 Notes ... ... March 22, 1945 Pan-Americana ... ... The year would see the beginning of the activity of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) in the film industry. Two of the i...

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A History of China

By: Wolfram Eberhard

...ssic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: A HISTORY OF CHINA Author: WOLFRAM EBERHARD Language: English Subject: Fiction, Li... ...ww.WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and... ...their pre−dynastic ancestors. These names can be brought into agreement with lists of rulers found in the ancient Chinese literature. The ruler seems ... ...of writing should be generally adopted. The words to be used were set out in lists, so that the first lexicography came into existence simply through ... ...g Kui−fei), became the heroine of countless stage−plays and stories and even films; all the misfortunes that marked the end of Hsuean Tsung's reign we... ...eatest stimulus for these commercial activities was foreign, European trade. American silver which had flooded Europe in the sixteenth century, began ... ...or instance the traders, thought of a liberal democracy, more or less on the American pattern; and the nationalists merely wanted the removal of the a... ...st general congress of the Kuomintang (“People's Party"). The Kuomintang (in 1929 it had 653,000 members, or roughly 0.15 per cent of the population) ... ...onal situation the time had not yet come for intervention in North China. In 1929 they withdrew their troops and concentrated instead on their plans f...

...Introduction: There are indeed enough Histories of China already: why yet another one? Because the time has come for new departures; because we need to clear away the false notions with which the general public is constantly being fed by one author after another; because f...

...Table of Contents: A History of China, 1 -- Wolfram Eberhard, 1 -- Introduction, 2 -- THE EARLIEST TIMES, 4 -- Chapter One. PREHISTORY, 4 -- Chapter Two. THE SHANG DYNASTY (c. 1600?1028 B.C.), 10 -- ANTIQUITY, 14 -- Chapter Three. ...

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