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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... ...rence works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing pu... ...... ... Character set encoding: ISO-Latin-1 LONDON FILMS Produced by Eric Eldred, Charles Franks and the Online Dis... ...ize from wholly insufficient grounds, and take the chances of hitting or missing, you might affirm a domestic simplicity of feeling in some phases ... ...s for lodgers. They were pretty nearly all of one type. A young German or Swiss--there for the language--came to the door in the coat he had not alw... ...d the Cistercian monastery there in the twelfth century would hardly have missed anything if he had returned to examine the church. He would have ha... ... an air of surprise which it never created in any of the English-learning Swiss, French, or Italian Strephons who elsewhere ministered to us. The... ...d with us to the outer door in a smiling convention of regret, the kindly Swiss boots allowed the street porter to help him up with our trunks, and ...

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Swiss American

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... American English, German (especially Swiss German), French, Italian, Romansch ... ... Related ethnic groups Swiss people, Swiss Brazilian, Swiss Chilean, German Americans, German dias... ...an, German Americans, German diaspora Swiss Americans are Americans of Swiss descent, including those whose ances... ... Utah - 30,606 Missouri - 25,809 Michigan - 25,... ... Mary Katherine Campbell (1905-1990) only Miss America winner to hold beauty title twice. 1922 & 1923. Mother was... ...tial Swiss ancestry.[10] James Caviezel (1968 - ) Film actor[11] Travis Childers (1958 - ), U.S. Rep... ... Travis Childers (1958 - ), U.S. Representative from Mississippi Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890–1969) 34th ... ...ident of the United States Marc Forster (1969 - ) Film director, raised in Davos (Switzerland), Swiss mother, holds Swiss cit... ...anthropist, and author[13] George Lucas (1944 - ) Film director[14] Michelle Pfeiffer (1958 - ) Film...

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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... ...rence works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing pu... ...... ... #7130] [Posted: March 14, 2003] LONDON FILMS Produced by Eric Eldred, Charles Franks and the Online Dis... ...ize from wholly insufficient grounds, and take the chances of hitting or missing, you might affirm a domestic simplicity of feeling in some phases ... ...s for lodgers. They were pretty nearly all of one type. A young German or Swiss--there for the language--came to the door in the coat he had not alw... ...d the Cistercian monastery there in the twelfth century would hardly have missed anything if he had returned to examine the church. He would have ha... ... an air of surprise which it never created in any of the English-learning Swiss, French, or Italian Strephons who elsewhere ministered to us. The... ...d with us to the outer door in a smiling convention of regret, the kindly Swiss boots allowed the street porter to help him up with our trunks, and ...

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Miss Sarajevo

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...(1995) "Miss Sarajevo" (1995) ... ... "Miss Sarajevo" is the only single from the 1995 album Songs from the Last C... ...t in many other European countries. Bono, the band's lead vocalist, cites "Miss Sarajevo" as his favourite U2 song.[1] ... ... American journalist Bill Carter suggested to Bono an idea to film a documentary based on Sarajevo's underground resistance movement. Not... ... Sarajevo's underground resistance movement. Not only did Bono produce the film, he also provided the funds needed to support the project. Taken from ... ...nsight into life during a modern war, where civilians are the targets. The film captures the dark humour of the besieged Sarajevans, their stubborn re... ...engers – Miss Sarajevo". Singles Top 60. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Passengers – Miss Sarajevo". Swiss Singles Chart. ... ...Singlechart usages for Sweden Singlechart usages for Swiss CS1 Romanian-language sources (ro) ...

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Miss Brown, Volume 1

By: Vernon Lee

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: MISS BROWN, VOL. 1 Author: VERNON LEE Language: English Subject: Fiction... ...ference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing ... ...... ..., shone through her quiet, almost solemn, face, like sunshine through a thin film of mist, all the richer for being half suppressed. "It is all so bea... ...the little Perrys were being taken for their walk in the Boboli Gardens by a Swiss bonne in a quilted cap; and Anne Brown was unpacking her things in ... ...ople the houses where artistic life really goes on." "Upon whipped cream and Swiss champagne," said Mrs Macgregor "what one might call the real, genui...

...Table of Contents: Miss Brown, Vol. 1, 1 -- Vernon Lee, 1 -- BOOK I, 1 -- Chapter I, 2 -- Chapter II, 5 -- Chapter III, 8 -- Chapter IV, 10 -- Chapter V, 13 -- Chapter VI, 17 -- Chapter VII, 22 -- Chapter VIII, 27 -- Chapter IX, 29 -- BOOK II, ...

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Miss You Much

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...tting number one on the Billboard Hot 100, where it stood for four weeks. Miss You Much also became her second number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 10... ...n Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B Single and Favorite Dance Single for "Miss You Much", and was nominated for Favorite Dance Artist and Grammy Awar... ...ingle also won a Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single, Female. "Miss You Much" was also Jackson's fourth number one on the dance chart. Re... ...nthony Thomas in early August 1989 and is a part of the Rhythm Nation 1814 film. The black-and-white video begins with dancers hanging out at a pool h... ...w So Notorious. The song was used in one of the opening scenes of the 1990 film Ghost Dad, starring Bill Cosby. "Weird Al" Yankovic included the choru... ...lbum Off the Deep End. The song was remade in the 2005 South Korean comedy film 200 Pounds Beauty by Korean singer Youme. It is sung in the film by fi... ...ter"31 align="left"New Zealand Singles Chart align="center"2 align="left"Swiss Singles Chart align="center"20 align="left"UK Singles Chart align="c...

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Miss Brown, Volume 1

By: Vernon Lee

...MISS BROWN by VERNON LEE Miss Brown, Vol. 1 Vernon Lee Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World Wi... ...g, a spontaneity, an aristocratic fibre, a sort of free-bornness, which he missed among the clique-and-shop shoddy æstheticism with which he now assoc... ...gram saying you were coming by the late train, and we had to go to bed— " Miss Winnie's revelations and her sister's expostulations were interrupted ... ...shone through her quiet, almost solemn, face, like sunshine through a thin film of mist, all the richer for being half suppressed. "It is all so beau... ...e little Perrys were being taken for their walk in the Boboli Gardens by a Swiss bonne in a quilted cap; and Anne Brown was unpacking her things in a ... ...e—the houses where artistic life really goes on." "Upon whipped cream and Swiss champagne," said Mrs Macgregor—"what one might call the real, genuine...

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A Miss Mallard Mystery

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...pany(s) Cinar Shanghai Animation Film Studio Distributor ... ...eptember 1 – November 24, 2000 A Miss Mallard Mystery is a Sino-Canadian mystery animated series produced by... ...-Canadian mystery animated series produced by Cinar and Shanghai Animation Film Studio for the Teletoon network and OTV (Shanghai Media Group), loosel... ... loosely based on the Robert Quackenbush book series. Each show focuses on Miss Mallard and her nephew Willard Widgeon as they visit various places ar... ... Plot The famous "ducktective", Miss Mallard, from the children's books, stars in her own TV series solving... ... Willard Widgeon - Miss Mallard's accident-prone nephew and member of the Swiss police. Chief Inspector Bufflehead - Willard... ...Bufflehead - Willard's often credulous superior and chief inspector of the Swiss police. Episodes ... ...pany(s) Cinar Shanghai Animation Film Studio Distributor ... ... Willard Widgeon - Miss Mallard's accident-prone nephew and member of the Swiss police. Chief Inspector Bufflehead - Willard...

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

By: Clara M. S. Lowe

...rence works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing pu... ...... ...r Historical Microreproductions. GOD'S ANSWERS: A RECORD OF MISS ANNIE MACPHERSON'S WORK AT THE HOME OF INDUSTRY, SPITALFIELDS, LOND... ...oor woman, aged 70, in the Mile-end Union:-- "Many an eye with the film of death, With fading pulse, and bating breath, Have cast a look... ... touching scene have we witnessed. A company of between twenty and thirty Swiss Christians, with their evangelist, guided by a lady, to form a littl...

...-1870. Emigration of families--A visitor's impressions--The great life-work --Emigration of the young, begun 1870--First party of boys to Canada with Miss Macpherson and Miss Bilbrough--Their reception--Mr. Merry takes oat second party out boys--Miss Macpherson returns to England and takes out a party of girls--Canadian welcome and happy homes-- Canadian pastor's story....

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Miss Marple (TV series)

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... Related shows Agatha Christie's Marple Miss Marple is a British televisi... ...y novels by Agatha Christie. It starred Joan Hickson in the title role, and aired from 1984 to 1992. All 12 original Miss Marple Christie novels were ... ...inks Background Christie had never been very happy with most filmed adaptations of her works, ... ...r. Producer Pat Sandys of LWT first approached Pritchard and the Christie estate with a researched, detailed plan to film the novels Why Didn't They A... ... the early 1980s. Although indifferently treated by critics, the projects were popular with audiences and led to the filming of a number of short stor... ... Joan Hickson as the title character Joan Hickson, who played Miss Marple, was an octogenarian ... ... [7] A party game goes wrong and a young Swiss man is dead. Friends and ne...

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The Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth : Volume 2

By: Maria Edgeworth

...ference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing ... ....................................................................1 MARIA to MISS WALLER. .............................................................. ..........................................................................11 To MISS LUCY EDGEWORTH. ..................................................... ... I am sure, without being overturned or without being surprised, we went—the Swiss postillion jolting along at the same round rate up and down, withou... ...ad to give up, and he had to beg his way to Bussigny, a village of scattered Swiss cottages high upon rocks, with far−spreading prospects below. In th... ...ntosh clan, an enthusiast for the beauties of his own country, and, like the Swiss Chamouni guides, quite a well−informed and, moreover, a fine−lookin... ...d four−fifths of a grain. Herschel saw it lying on a table, looking like the film of a bubble. When it collapsed a little, and was in that state wafte...

...Excerpt: MARIA to MISS WALLER. COPPET, Sept. 1, 1820. I am sure that you have heard of us, and of all we have done and seen from Edgeworthstown as far as Berne: from thence we went to Thun: there we took char?a?bancs, little low carriages, lik...

...Table of Contents: The Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth, Vol. 2, 1 -- Maria Edgeworth, 1 -- MARIA to MISS WALLER, 5 -- To MRS. EDGEWORTH, 7 -- To MRS. RUXTON. LAUSANNE, Sept 14, 1820, 8 -- Sept. 15, 8 -- To MRS. RUXTON, 11 -- To MISS LUCY EDGEWORTH, 13 -- To MRS. EDGEWORTH, 14 -- To MISS RUXTON, 14 -- To MISS HONORA EDGEWORT...

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Voyager (film)

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The Haunted Bookshop

By: Christopher Morley

...on Wheels" some of you have been kind enough to applaud. But then came Miss Titania Chapman, and my young advertising man fell in love with her... ...ire. He wore a ragged brown Norfolk jacket from which two buttons were missing. A bit of a fanatic himself, thought the customer, but a ver... ...ing Thomas! Maybe he’s quoted in Tarzan, or somebody has bought up the film rights." Mifflin came in, looking rather annoyed. "Here’... ...at the desk. I guess she’s tired after her trip." "I’m sorry to miss the Carlyle quotation," said Benson. "What was the gist?" "I... ... with husks. She remembered how greatly she had enjoyed a Dorothy Gish film a few evenings before. "But," she ventured, "you said people want t... ...t with it. He says it’s one of his favourites. Gracious, what a weird film this is!" The fantastic absurdities of Tarzan proceeded on the ... ...which hung the great girders and trestles of the "L" station, a kind of Swiss chalet straddling the street on stilts. He thought it prudent to m... ...ssier at the hotel, was a very clever chef, and had fake passports as a Swiss citizen. He was another tool of the organization. By the original...

...mething further of the adventures of ROGER MIFFLIN, whose exploits in Parnassus on Wheels some of you have been kind enough to applaud. But then came Miss Titania Chapman, and my young advertising man fell in love with her, and the two of them rather ran away with the tale....

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Alien (film)

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... Alien is a 1979 science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver,... ... Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto. The film's title refers to a highly aggressive extraterrestrial creature that s... ..., drawing influence from previous works of science fiction and horror. The film was produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler and Walter Hill through th... ...oducer. The eponymous Alien and its accompanying elements were designed by Swiss surrealist artist H. R. Giger, while concept artists Ron Cobb and Chr... ...omo; those immensely influential H. R. Giger 'biomechanical' designs — and missed what you might call the overall Zeitgeist of the film."[124] ... ... ^ ACCOUNTANTS PUT THE BITE ON 'ALIEN': 'ALIEN': A HIT BECOMES A MISS SCHREGER, CHARLES. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles,... ...oducer. The eponymous Alien and its accompanying elements were designed by Swiss surrealist artist H. R. Giger, while concept artists Ron Cobb and Chr... ...omo; those immensely influential H. R. Giger 'biomechanical' designs — and missed what you might call the overall Zeitgeist of the film."[124] ...

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The Haunted Bookshop

By: Christopher Morley

...sus on Wheels" some of you have been kind enough to applaud. But then came Miss Titania Chapman, and my young advertising man fell in love with her, a... ...ke wire. He wore a ragged brown Norfolk jacket from which two buttons were missing. A bit of a fanatic himself, thought the customer, but a very ente... ...oosting Thomas! Maybe he's quoted in Tarzan, or somebody has bought up the film rights." Mifflin came in, looking rather annoyed. "Here's an odd thi... ... knitting at the desk. I guess she's tired after her trip." "I'm sorry to miss the Carlyle quotation," said Benson. "What was the gist?" "I think I'... ...fied with husks. She remembered how greatly she had enjoyed a Dorothy Gish film a few evenings before. "But," she ventured, "you said people want to b... ...t part with it. He says it's one of his favourites. Gracious, what a weird film this is!" The fantastic absurdities of Tarzan proceeded on the screen... ...of which hung the great girders and trestles of the "L" station, a kind of Swiss chalet straddling the street on stilts. He thought it prudent to make... ... Messier at the hotel, was a very clever chef, and had fake passports as a Swiss citizen. He was another tool of the organization. By the original sch...

...mething further of the adventures of ROGER MIFFLIN, whose exploits in Parnassus on Wheels some of you have been kind enough to applaud. But then came Miss Titania Chapman, and my young advertising man fell in love with her, and the two of them rather ran away with the tale. I think I should explain that the passage in Chapter VIII, dealing with the delightful talent of Mr....

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Providence (1977 film)

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... English Providence is a 1977 French/Swiss film directed by Alain Resnais from a screenplay by David Mercer. It ... ...ish Providence is a 1977 French/Swiss film directed by Alain Resnais from a screenplay by David Mercer. It explor... ...pon his past history and his relationships with members of his family. The film won the 1978 César Award for Best Film. ... ...is Lawson as Dave Woodford Kathryn Leigh Scott as Miss Boon Milo Sperber as Mr. Jenner ... ... Peter Arne as Nils Tanya Lopert as Miss Lister Production The p... ... The producer Klaus Hellwig suggested to Resnais that he should make a film with the British playright David Mercer. The two men met in London and... ... by Alain Resnais French films Swiss films Best Film César Award winners ...

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A Room of One's Own

By: Virginia Woolf

...rence works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing pu... ...sketch of Haworth Parsonage under snow; some witticisms if possible about Miss Mitford; a respectful allusion to George Eliot; a reference to Mrs Ga... ...ce? For truth . . . those dots mark the spot where, in search of truth, I missed the turning up to Fernham. Yes indeed, which was truth and which wa... ...pavement corded boxes containing, presumably, the entire wardrobe of some Swiss or Italian family seeking fortune or refuge or some other desirable ... ...lessness of Women. Sprinkled about the paper were other pieces of news. A film actress had been lowered from a peak in California and hung suspended... ...ns to charities and colleges that were ruled by himself. He suspended the film actress in mid-air. He will decide if the hair on the meat axe is hum...

... Fanny Burney; a few more about Jane Austen; a tribute to the Bront‰s and a sketch of Haworth Parsonage under snow; some witticisms if possible about Miss Mitford; a respectful allusion to George Eliot; a reference to Mrs Gaskell and one would have done....

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Casablanca (film)

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... Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and based on Murray Burnett and Joan Alison... ...ett and Joan Alison's unproduced stage play Everybody Comes to Rick's. The film stars Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid; it features C... ...tory editor Irene Diamond convinced producer Hal B. Wallis to purchase the film rights to the play in January 1942. Brothers Julius and Philip G. Epst... .... Stössel became famous for doing a long series of commercials for Italian Swiss Colony wine producers. Dressed in an Alpine hat and lederhosen, Stöss... ...e Muppets Go to the Movies where Kermit the Frog is saying his goodbyes to Miss Piggy. The Sesame Street segment "Great Movie Classics" showcased a sp... ... Driving Miss Daisy (1989) ... ... of God Miss Tutti Frutti ...

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See America First

By: Orville O. Hiestand

...rence works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing pu... ...s of travellers are in Europe today, gazing in open mouthed wonder at the Swiss Alps or floating down the Rhine pretending to be enraptured, who nev... ...wledge of Nature. Thoreau, Burroughs, Bryant and Muir--how much you would miss from their glowing pages without some knowledge of the plants and bir... ...as caused vast numbers to lose their interest in both worlds, until they missed the joys in this and the radiant hope of that to come. ... ...above the summit of a hill, where the gathering mist like a thin gossamer film was settling on its sides. How different that night of inky blackne... ...r loveliness, for those haunting distances, mysterious illuminations and filmy veils will make delicate yet indelible etchings on your memory while... ...omes and vast stretches of corn, oats and wheat, all clothed in that blue filmy veil making all appear like a rich garden of various emerald tints. ... ...r all unrighteous restraint. No wonder the inhabitants dwelling among the Swiss Alps could not bear the crushing yoke of tyranny thrust upon them. T...

... prophet,? is ?not without honor? save in its own country. Therefore thousands of travelers are in Europe today, gazing in open mouthed wonder at the Swiss Alps or floating down the Rhine pretending to be enraptured, who never gave a passing thought to the Adirondacks, or the incomparable beauty of the Hudson, which perhaps lie at their very doors....

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2009 in film

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...The year 2009 saw the release of many films. Seven made the top 50 list of highest-grossing films. Also in 2009, ... ...             List of years in film       (table) ... ...Contents 1 Highest-grossing films 2 Events ... ...ncer Treat Clark, Usha Khan Miss March Fox Searchlight Pictures ... ... UK Director Swiss Family Robinson • The Longest Day • Battle of the Bulge • Those Magni... ...z • Captain EO • Moonwalker • Michael Jackson's Ghosts • Men in Black II • Miss Cast Away and the Island Girls • This Is It ... ...he Nile • The Eagle Has Landed • Blind Fury • Dracula • The Ruling Class • Swiss Family Robinson • Night and the City • Carry On Sergeant • Tarzan's G... ... the Jackal • Fiddler on the Roof • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie • Hanover Street • Behold a Pale Horse • The Liquidator • ... ... UK Director Swiss Family Robinson • The Longest Day • Battle of the Bulge • Those Magni...

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Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands Volume 2

By: Harriet Beecher Stowe

...rence works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing pu... .... Archbishop of Canterbury's Sermon to the Ragged Scholars.--Mr. Cobden.--Miss Greenfield's Concert.--Rev. S. R. Ward. --Lady Byron.--Mrs. Jameson.-... ...&c. LETTER XXX. Presentation at Surrey Chapel.--House of Parliament.-- Miss Greenfield's Second Concert.--Sir John Malcolm.--The Charity Children... ...NAL. Glaciers.--Interlachen.--Sunrise in the Mountains.--Monument to the Swiss Guards of Louis XVI.--Basle.--Strasbourg. LETTER XXXIX. Strasbour... ...efecture of the police, and the _bureau des affaires etrangeres_, and the Swiss legation, and we were all right for the frontier. Our fair hostess... ...ing in the sun's fresh splendors, undimmed by a cloud, unveiled even by a filmy fleece of vapor, and oh, so white--so intensely, blindingly white! a... ...prevail through the world." Ah, they breathe a pure air, these generous Swiss, among these mountain tops! May their simple words be a prophecy div... ... uneasily. Tufts of feathery down came up out of the mass. Soft, floating films lifted from the surface and streamed away dissolving. Strange hues c...

...r. Gladstone. LETTER XXVI. London Milliners.--Lord Shaftesbury. LETTER XXVII. Archbishop of Canterbury's Sermon to the Ragged Scholars.--Mr. Cobden.--Miss Greenfield's Concert.--Rev. S. R. Ward. --Lady Byron.--Mrs. Jameson.--George Thompson.--Ellen Crafts. LETTER XXVIII. Model Lodging Houses.--Lodging House Act.--Washing Houses. LETTER XXIX. Benevolent Movements.--The Poor...

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Casino Royale (2006 film)

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...Casino Royale is the twenty-first film in the Eon Productions James Bond film series and the first to star D... ...rtin Campbell and written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Paul Haggis, the film marks the third screen adaptation of Ian Fleming's 1953 novel of the s... ...in a high-stakes poker game. The story arc continues in the following Bond film, Quantum of Solace (2008). Casino Royale reboots the series, establis... ...w a less experienced and more vulnerable Bond. Additionally, the character Miss Moneypenny is, for the first time in the series, completely absent. Ca... ...help of Vesper, wins the tournament, and the winnings are deposited into a Swiss bank account. Soon afterward, Le Chiffre abducts Vesper and uses her ... ...d: A British SIS officer who, after being assigned 00-status, is sent on a mission to arrest a bomb-maker in Madagascar, where he stumbles upon Le Chi... ...lliers: M's young secretary at MI6 Headquarters.Ludger Pistor as Mendel: A Swiss banker responsible for all monetary transactions during and after the...

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Wylder's Hand

By: Joseph Sheridan le Fanu

...ference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing ... ................................43 CHAPTER XV. DORCAS SHOWS HER JEWELS TO MISS LAKE. ...............................................45 CHAPTER XVI... .................................................132 CHAPTER XXXIX. IN WHICH MISS RACHEL LAKE COMES TO BRANDON, AND Wylder's Hand i Table of Co... ...s of solemn and discoloured verdure, the faint but splendid lights, and long filmy shadows, the slopes and hollows—my eyes wandered over them all with... ...he solemn front of the old palatial mansion, and sometimes breathing a white film up to the stars, impatient, like the enamoured Aladdin, watching in ... ...the vacant air, when I think of her, on the mysterious retina of memory. How filmy they are! the moonlight shines through them, as through the phantom... ...otwithstanding the ball of the preceding night, dressing, when St. Ange, his Swiss servant, knocked at his door with a dozen pockethandkerchiefs, a bo...

...NY CARRIAGE, 39 -- Chapter XIV. IN WHICH VARIOUS PERSONS GIVE THEIR OPINIONS OF CAPTAIN -- STANLEY LAKE, 43 -- Chapter XV. DORCAS SHOWS HER JEWELS TO MISS LAKE, 45 -- Chapter XVI. 'JENNY, PUT THE KETTLE ON.', 49 -- Chapter XVII. RACHEL LAKE SEES WONDERFUL THINGS BY MOONLIGHT FROM -- HER WINDOW, 54 -- Chapter XVIII. MARK WYLDER'S SLAVE, 58 -- Chapter XIX. THE TARN IN THE PA...

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Howards End (film)

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...in 1910), a story of class relations in turn-of-the-20th-century England. The film—produced by Merchant Ivory Productions as their third adaptation... ...l (following A Room with a View in 1985 and Maurice in 1987)—was the first film to be released by Sony Pictures Classics . The screenplay was wri... ...ant . Howards End was entered as Official selection for Cannes International Film Festival and won 45th Anniversary Award. In 1993, the film receiv... ...Delaney ... Simpson's CarverMary McWilliams ... Wilcox Baby Barbara Hicks ... Miss AveryRodney Rymell ... ChauffeurLuke Parry ... Tom, the Farmer's B... ...e, London. Soon after filming there it was bombed by the IRA, razed, and the Swiss Re building, or The Gherkin was erected on its site. Other sce...

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Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands Volume 2

By: Harriet Beecher Stowe

...rence works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing pu... .... Archbishop of Canterbury's Sermon to the Ragged Scholars.--Mr. Cobden.--Miss Greenfield's Concert.--Rev. S. R. Ward. --Lady Byron.--Mrs. Jameson.-... ...&c. LETTER XXX. Presentation at Surrey Chapel.--House of Parliament.-- Miss Greenfield's Second Concert.--Sir John Malcolm.--The Charity Children... ...NAL. Glaciers.--Interlachen.--Sunrise in the Mountains.--Monument to the Swiss Guards of Louis XVI.--Basle.--Strasbourg. LETTER XXXIX. Strasbour... ...efecture of the police, and the _bureau des affaires étrangères_, and the Swiss legation, and we were all right for the frontier. Our fair hostess... ...ing in the sun's fresh splendors, undimmed by a cloud, unveiled even by a filmy fleece of vapor, and oh, so white--so intensely, blindingly white! a... ...prevail through the world." Ah, they breathe a pure air, these generous Swiss, among these mountain tops! May their simple words be a prophecy div... ... uneasily. Tufts of feathery down came up out of the mass. Soft, floating films lifted from the surface and streamed away dissolving. Strange hues c...

...r. Gladstone. LETTER XXVI. London Milliners.--Lord Shaftesbury. LETTER XXVII. Archbishop of Canterbury's Sermon to the Ragged Scholars.--Mr. Cobden.--Miss Greenfield's Concert.--Rev. S. R. Ward. --Lady Byron.--Mrs. Jameson.--George Thompson.--Ellen Crafts. LETTER XXVIII. Model Lodging Houses.--Lodging House Act.--Washing Houses. LETTER XXIX. Benevolent Movements.--The Poor...

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The Saint (film)

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...The Saint is a 1997 espionage thriller film, starring Val Kilmer in the title role, with Elisabeth Shue and Rade Š... ...adoxically living in the underworld of international industrial theft. The film has a cult following and was a financial success with a worldwide box ... ...der as Bar WaiterWilliam Hope as State Department Official Production Film adaptations of Leslie Charteris' anti-hero Simon Templar (The Saint) d... ...azine, Fiennes said the screenplay — racing fast cars, breaking into Swiss banks — was nothing he hadn't seen before. Robert Evans left t... ...remains on the final film's credits — and David Brown (Jaws, Driving Miss Daisy) took over. A new story was commissioned from Jonathan Hensleigh...

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Cheerfulby Request

By: Edna Ferber

...ference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing ... ...........................................................89 IX. THE GUIDING MISS GOWD ................................................................. .... THE GIRL WHO WENT RIGHT • VIII. THE HOOKER−UP−THE−BACK • IX. THE GUIDING MISS GOWD • X. SOPHY−AS−SHE−MIGHT−HAVE−BEEN • XI. THE THREE OF THEM • ... ...b monotony of Rose's existence a desert waste is as thrilling as a five−reel film. They had called her Rose, fatuously, as parents do their first−born... ...ay on the cloth. His coffee, only half consumed, showed tan with a cold grey film over it. A slice of toast at the left of his plate seemed to grin at... ...deville, polite or otherwise, had not yet been crowded out by the ubiquitous film. The Bijou offered entertainment of the cigar−box tramp variety, int... ...d was off, through the vestibule, down the splendid corridor, past the giant Swiss guard, to the noisy, sunny Piazza di San Pietro. That had been fift... ...ly with Polack scrub girls, and Irish porters, and Swedish chambermaids, and Swiss waiters, and Halsted Street bell−boys. Italian tenors fried onions ...

...T'S MARRIAGE, 57 -- VI. THE WOMAN WHO TRIED TO BE GOOD, 72 -- VII. THE GIRL WHO WENT RIGHT, 79 -- VIII. THE HOOKER?UP?THE?BACK, 89 -- IX. THE GUIDING MISS GOWD, 100 -- X. SOPHY?AS?SHE?MIGHT?HAVE?BEEN, 113 -- XI. THE THREE OF THEM, 125 -- XII. SHORE LEAVE, 135...

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Very Important Person (film)

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...itled A Coming Out Party in the United States) is a 1961 British comedy film, directed by Ken Annakin and written by Jack Davies and Henry Blyt... ...rected by Ken Annakin and written by Jack Davies and Henry Blyth. The film contains performances from several well-known British comedy and chara... ... hiding and later walk out of the camp, disguised as one of three visiting Swiss Red Cross observers. Crucial to the escape plan is that Everett loo... ...in corridor Frederick Piper – 2nd Scientist in corridor Joan Haythorne – Miss Rogers Inspiration The escape plan, to walk out of the camp dressed... ... was briefly mentioned in Paul Brickhill 's book The Great Escape . The film's screenplay was later made into a novelisation with the same title ...

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Woman in the Ninteenth Century

By: Margaret Fuller Ossoli

...ference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing ... .........................................................................138 TO MISS R. ................................................................... ...THE SAME. • TO THE SAME. • TO HER BROTHER, R. • LETTER TO THE SAME. • TO MISS R. • TO THE SAME. • TO THE SAME. • TO HER BROTHER, R. • TO HER B... ...d, but on the ground of right. If you have a power, it is a moral power. The films of interest are not so close around you as around the men. If you w... ...while fulfilling this ministry, find themselves refined and made better. The Swiss have similar feelings as to those of their families whom cretinism ... ...ents and counsels were listened to as oracles from one enfranchised from the films which selfishness and passion cast over the eyes of the multitude. ... ... me; and that, if separation could be, real intimacy had never been. All the films seemed to drop from my existence, and I was sure that I should neve...

...ONNET, 134 -- TO THE SAME, 135 -- TO THE SAME, 136 -- TO THE SAME, 136 -- TO THE SAME, 137 -- TO HER BROTHER, R, 137 -- LETTER TO THE SAME, 138 -- TO MISS R, 138 -- TO THE SAME, 139 -- TO THE SAME, 140 -- TO HER BROTHER, R, 141 -- TO HER BROTHER, A. B. F, 141 -- TO MAZZINI, 142 -- TO MR. AND MRS. SPRING, 142 -- TO HER BROTHER, R, 143 -- TO ???, 144 -- TO MR. AND MRS. S, 14...

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The Eiger Sanction (film)

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Industrial Biography

By: Samuel Smiles

...rence works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing pu... ...s The Stone, Bronze, and Iron ages Recent discoveries in the beds of the Swiss lakes Iron the last metal to come into general use, and why The fir... ...years, by the discoveries which have been made in the beds of most of the Swiss lakes.* [footnote... Referred to at length in the Antiquity of Man... ...o, and the islands of the Salomon group, to this day. These aboriginal Swiss lake-dwellers seem to have been succeeded by a race of men using to... ... I., that as early as the year 1637 he had been employed by the King on a mission into Scotland,* [footnote... By his own account, given in Metall... ...iently thin and smooth, and the subsequent distribution and fixing of the film of tin over the surface of the iron, proving difficulties which the E... ...g an apprenticeship in his native town, he was sent to Coalbrookdale on a mission of business, where he became acquainted with the Darby family, and...

...IRON AND CIVILIZATION. The South Sea Islanders and iron Uses of iron for tools The Stone, Bronze, and Iron ages Recent discoveries in the beds of the Swiss lakes Iron the last metal to come into general use, and why The first iron smelters Early history of iron in Britain The Romans Social importance of the Smith in early times Enchanted swords Early scarcity of iron in Sc...

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2010 in film

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...The year 2010 saw many new films released worldwide. 2010 saw a dramatic increase and prominence in th... ...2010 saw a dramatic increase and prominence in the use of 3D-technology in filmmaking and film releases after the success of Avatar in the format,... ... Alice in Wonderland , Clash of the Titans , Jackass 3D , all animated films and numerous other titles being released in 3D formats. Highest-gro... ...more, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison, Johnny Depp La Mission Screen Media Films Peter Bratt (director/screenplay); Be... ...ss • The Sting • Jaws • The Verdict • Cocoon • Driving Miss Daisy • The Player • A Few Good Men 1 Justin Ment... ... • Seconds 5 Ian Carmichael 89 UK Actor Miss Robin Hood • Private's Progress • Brothers in Law • I'm Al... ... Light in the Forest • Third Man on the Mountain • Kidnapped • Swiss Family Robinson • The Interns • Spencer's Mountain • The ...

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Industrial Biography

By: Samuel Smiles

... The Stone, Bronze, and Iron ages Recent discoveries in the beds of the Swiss lakes Iron the last metal to come into general use, and why The... ...ars, by the discoveries which have been made in the beds of most of the Swiss lakes.* [footnote... Referred to at length in the Antiquity of... ...and the islands of the Salomon group, to this day. These aboriginal Swiss lake-dwellers seem to have been succeeded by a race of men using t... ...., that as early as the year 1637 he had been employed by the King on a mission into Scotland,* [footnote... By his own account, given in Me... ...ntly thin and smooth, and the subsequent distribution and fixing of the film of tin over the surface of the iron, proving difficulties which the... ...an apprenticeship in his native town, he was sent to Coalbrookdale on a mission of business, 164 where he became acquainted with the Darby... ...r Tippoo Saib in the Mahratta war, on which he adopted and improved the missile, and brought out the invention as his own. Coal-gas was regu...

...IRON AND CIVILIZATION. The South Sea Islanders and iron Uses of iron for tools The Stone, Bronze, and Iron ages Recent discoveries in the beds of the Swiss lakes Iron the last metal to come into general use, and why The first iron smelters Early history of iron in Britain The Romans Social importance of the Smith in early times Enchanted swords Early scarcity of iron in Sc...

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Big Business (1929 film)

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... Language Silent film English (Original intertitles) ... ...ed by Leo McCarey from a McCarey (uncredited) and H. M. Walker script. The film was deemed culturally significant and entered into the United States N... ... deemed culturally significant and entered into the United States National Film Registry in 1992. Contents ... ... (1937) Swiss Miss (1938) ... ...) Swiss Miss (1938) ...

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The Philanderer

By: George Bernard Shaw

...rence works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing pu... ...ccount his wife's connection with the Philistine art patrons of the town. Miss Caldwell was a niece of Peter Calvin, a wealthy and well-meaning man ... ...ur, who knew how to select good company, managed to secure a seat between Miss Elsie Dimmont, a young and rather gay society girl, and Mrs. Frederic... ...tifully." Mrs. Staggchase laughed softly, toying with the tiny spoon of Swiss carved silver with which she had stirred her coffee. Her husband had... ...s thick lips to whistle, nothing remained of the document but a quivering film. "Well," Irons commented, "you are a damned fool; but then that's y... ...th him yet." And Fenton meanwhile stood looking at that thin fluttering film on the red coals with despair in his heart. He had taken the money wh...

...emble as Hamlet, Mrs. Siddons as Queen Katharine pleading in court, Macready as Werner (after Maclise), Sir Henry Irving as Richard III (after Long), Miss Ellen Terry, Mrs. Kendal, Miss Ada Rehan, Madame Sarah Bernhardt, Mr. Henry Arthur Jones, Mr. A. W. Pinero, Mr. Sydney Grundy, and so on, but not the Signora Duse or anyone connected with Ibsen. The room is not a perfect...

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List of film score composers

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...s a list of notable people who compose or have composed soundtrack music for films (i.e. film score s), television, video games and radio. { __... ... Berberian Sound Studio Timothy Brock (born 1963) — new music for silent films, , Michael Brook (born 1951) — An Inconvenient Truth, Int... ...t 7 Generations, Sky Dancers Bun Bun  — Breath of Fire, Metal Slug 1st Mission, Mega Man 3 Roman Bunka (born 1951) — Paul Bowles - Hal... ...rt Chatwood (born 1969) —, , Jay Chattaway (born 1946) — Maniac, Missing in Action, Matthieu Chedid (born 1971) — Tell No One, U... ...(1957–1993) — Savage Nights Anthony Vincent Collins (1893–1963) — Swiss Family Robinson, I Live in Grosvenor Square, Trent's Last Case ... ...Kuththu, Puli Varudhu, Aattanayagann DeVotchKa (formed 1997) — Little Miss Sunshine Frédéric Devreese (born 1929) — Het Sacrament, Du... ... The Punisher, Gag Mark Dresser (born 1952) — new music for the silent films The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Un Chien Andalou Jorge Drexler (b...

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An Open-Eyed Conspiracy-An Idyl of Saratoga

By: William Dean Howells

...rence works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing pu... ...que pavilion (I call it arabesque in despair; it might very well be Swiss; it is charming, at all events), and studied to deceive myself wit... ...ees of the special attractions offered from time to time that we do not miss a single balloon ascension or pyrotechnic display. In fact, it hap... ...riend," Mrs. Peering went on, in presentation of me to the young lady, "Miss Gage, that's come with us." I was delighted that I had guessed... ... thought it exquisite in tint and texture; a delicate, pale-greenish film that clung and floated, and set off the girl's beauty as the leafag...

...eached the park, for I found none of it there. I tried first a chair in the arabesque pavilion (I call it arabesque in despair; it might very well be Swiss; it is charming, at all events), and studied to deceive myself with the fresh-looking ebullition of the spring in the vast glass bowls your goblets are served from (people say it is pumped, and artificially aerated); bu...

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Lausanne Underground Film and Music Festival

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...The Lausanne Underground Film and Music Festival (LUFF) is a film festival and music festival devoted to underground film and music. It ... ...accessible to a large public. The primary goal of the Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival is to present films and music that largely exist ... ...roduction and distribution circuits. The cinematic section presents mainly films with an experimental character and/or films that challenge the specta... ...oncert nights of the festival week, an average of twenty international and Swiss musicians and groups play in the Salle des Fêtes of the Casino de Mon... ...tandard Deluxe. The annual budget of the festival is around 300.000 Swiss francs (200,000 euros).[2] ... ... a one-year hiatus, the festival moved to Lausanne with the support of the Swiss Film Archive, for the first official edition of the Lausanne Undergro... ...ian by Calvin Reeder 2011 - Best Short Animation: Miss Candace Hilligoss’ Flickering Halo by Fabio Scacchioli & Vincenzo ... ... French-language external links Switzerland articles missing geocoordinate data All articles needing coord... ...ian by Calvin Reeder 2011 - Best Short Animation: Miss Candace Hilligoss’ Flickering Halo by Fabio Scacchioli & Vincenzo ...

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The Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth : Volume 2

By: Maria Edgeworth

...rence works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing pu... ... AUGUSTUS J.C. HARE VOL. II MARIA EDGEWORTH MARIA _to_ MISS WALLER. COPPET, _Sept. 1, 1820_. I am sure that you have heard o... ... sure, without being overturned or without being surprised, we went--the Swiss postillion jolting along at the same round rate up and down, without... ...was quite purple, but recovered in the air. Looked round--two guides were missing: looked for them in vain, but saw a deep ravine covered with fresh... ...to give up, and he had to beg his way to Bussigny, a village of scattered Swiss cottages high upon rocks, with far-spreading prospects below. In the... ...sh clan, an enthusiast for the beauties of his own country, and, like the Swiss Chamouni guides, quite a well-informed and, moreover, a fine-lookin... ...our-fifths of a grain. Herschel saw it lying on a table, looking like the film of a bubble. When it collapsed a little, and was in that state wafted...

... our heads. Jolting along on these vehicles, which would go over a house, I am sure, without being overturned or without being surprised, we went?the Swiss postillion jolting along at the same round rate up and down, without ever looking back to see whether the carriages and passengers follow, yet now and then turning to point to mountains, glaciers, and cascades. The vall...

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