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The Film Mystery

By: Arthur Benjamin Reeve

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE FILM MYSTERY Author: ARTHUR B. REEVE Language: English Subject: Fiction,... ...... ...............................................................108 XXVII. THE FILM FIRE.................................................................. ...ant his compliment. "I'm glad, Mackay, to be called in by some one who knows enough not to destroy evidence; who realizes that perhaps the slightest d... ...five−dollar−a−day extras waited, a butler and a maid, also in make−up. Oddly enough the total number of these material witnesses to the tragedy was ju... ...Tell me just what happened?" Kennedy began. "Well " Manton responded quickly enough, but then he stopped and proceeded as though he chose each word wi... ...y used it with care, and slowly the collodion hardened before us, creating a tough transparent coating which held the tiny fibers of the slip together...

...Table of Contents: The Film Mystery, 1 -- Arthur B. Reeve, 1 -- I. A CAMERA CRIME, 1 -- II. THE TINY SCRATCH, 5 -- III. TANGLED MOTIVES, 9 -- IV. THE FATAL SCRIPT, 12 -- V. AN EMOTIONAL MAZE, 17 -- VI. THE FIRST CLUE, 23 -- VII. ENID FAYE, 28 -- VI...

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Tough Enough (film)

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... English Tough Enough is a 1983 film directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Dennis ... ... English Tough Enough is a 1983 film directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Dennis Quaid,... ... English Tough Enough is a 1983 film directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Dennis Quaid, Pam Grier, Warre... ... Grier, Warren Oates and Stan Shaw. This was the final film role for Warren Oates. Filmed in late 1981, it was released over one y... ...sis 2 Cast 3 Film Rating 4 External links ... ... A down-on-his-luck country & western singer from Fort Worth enters a "toughman" competition to help pay his family's bills. Surprisingly, he does... ...ly's bills. Surprisingly, he does well against the other fighters and wins enough matches to qualify for a national championship. An unexpected break ... ...w Zealand. External links Tough Enough at the Internet Movie Database ... ...and. External links Tough Enough at the Internet Movie Database ...

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The Film Mystery

By: Arthur Benjamin Reeve

...HE FILM MYSTERY by ARTHUR B. REEVE The Film Mystery Arthur B. Reeve Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World Wid... ...LE MENACE • XXV. ITCHING SALVE • XXVI. A CIGARETTE CASE • XXVII. THE FILM FIRE • XXVIII. THE PHOSPHORUS BOMB • XXIX. MICROSCOPIC EVIDENCE •... ...nying Kennedy on this particular case. It was not that the tragic end of a film star whose work I had learned to love was not horrible to me, but rath... ...is compliment. "I'm glad, Mackay, to be 4 called in by some one who knows enough not to destroy evidence; who realizes that perhaps the slightest dis... ...ve-dollar-a-day extras waited, a butler and a maid, also in make-up. Oddly enough the total number of these material witnesses to the tragedy was just... ... me just what happened?" Kennedy began. "Well— " Manton responded quickly enough, but then he stopped and proceeded as though he chose each word with... ...used it with care, and slowly the collodion hardened before us, creating a tough transparent coating which held the tiny fibers of the slip together. ...

...ERLE SHIRLEY OVERACTS · XXII. THE STEM · XXIII. BOTULIN TOXIN · XXIV. THE INVISIBLE MENACE · XXV. ITCHING SALVE · XXVI. A CIGARETTE CASE · XXVII. THE FILM FIRE · XXVIII. THE PHOSPHORUS BOMB · XXIX. MICROSCOPIC EVIDENCE · XXX. THE BALLROOM SCENE · XXXI. PHYSOSTIGMIN · XXXII. CAMERA EVIDENCE...

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Tough Enough

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...Tough Enough may refer to: Tough Enough (film), a 1983 film starring Dennis Quaid ... ...Tough Enough may refer to: Tough Enough (film), a 1983 film starring Dennis Quaid T... ...Tough Enough may refer to: Tough Enough (film), a 1983 film starring Dennis Quaid Tough Eno... ... Enough (film), a 1983 film starring Dennis Quaid Tough Enough (2006 film) (Knallhart), a German film ... ...h (film), a 1983 film starring Dennis Quaid Tough Enough (2006 film) (Knallhart), a German film WWE ... ...983 film starring Dennis Quaid Tough Enough (2006 film) (Knallhart), a German film WWE Tough Enough,... ...Enough (2006 film) (Knallhart), a German film WWE Tough Enough, a professional wrestling reality TV show ... ... (2006 film) (Knallhart), a German film WWE Tough Enough, a professional wrestling reality TV show "...

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The Film Mystery

By: Arthur B. Reeve

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE FILM MYSTERY Author: ARTHUR B. REEVE Language: English Subject: Fiction, L... ...... ...Book #5270] [Posted: June 23, 2002] THE FILM MYSTERY Produced by Charles Franks and the Online Distribute... ... his compliment. "I'm glad, Mackay, to be called in by some one who knows enough not to destroy evidence; who realizes that perhaps the slightest di... ...e-dollar-a-day extras waited, a butler and a maid, also in make-up. Oddly enough the total number of these material witnesses to the tragedy was ju... ... just what happened?" Kennedy began. "Well--" Manton responded quickly enough, but then he stopped and proceeded as though he chose each word wit... ...sed it with care, and slowly the collodion hardened before us, creating a tough transparent coating which held the tiny fibers of the slip together....

...SCENE XXI. MERLE SHIRLEY OVERACTS XXII. THE STEM XXIII. BOTULIN TOXIN XXIV. THE INVISIBLE MENACE XXV. ITCHING SALVE XXVI. A CIGARETTE CASE XXVII. THE FILM FIRE XXVIII. THE PHOSPHORUS BOMB XXIX. MICROSCOPIC EVIDENCE XXX. THE BALLROOM SCENE XXXI. PHYSOSTIGMIN XXXII. CAMERA EVIDENCE...

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WWE Tough Enough

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...WWE Tough Enough (previously known as MTV's WWF Tough Enough) is a professional wrestling reality television program produc... ...WWE Tough Enough (previously known as MTV's WWF Tough Enough) is a professional wrestling reality television program produced by ... ...nnounced that the USA Network, currently airing WWE Raw, would be reviving Tough Enough. It was aired immediately prior to Raw., Deadline Hollywood, ... ...ed that the USA Network, currently airing WWE Raw, would be reviving Tough Enough. It was aired immediately prior to Raw., Deadline Hollywood, Octobe... ...have also aired recently on Oxygen and G4. As of 2013, The Miz who was on Tough Enough is competing on Raw. The most recent was John Hennigan, who wr... ...lso aired recently on Oxygen and G4. As of 2013, The Miz who was on Tough Enough is competing on Raw. The most recent was John Hennigan, who wrestled... ...h contestant to enter WWE. Both Shawn Daivari and Daniel Puder are seen on film during audition episode. Both made it to the final 75, but were cut be...

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The Man Who Shook the Earth

By: Tom Stephens

...nd proofed by Tom Stephens Chapter I THE FAKE NEWSPAPERMAN THE man looked as tough as sin. But he was crying. He whimpered. He bubbled at the mouth li... ...and tucked the black handkerchief more securely in his collar. It was night. Enough light reached them from the corner street lamp, however, to show t... ...m. “I’m running this show. You stay here, see? Stand around and think what a tough guy you are. Do anything. Just keep away from that skyscraper, and ... ... in the door. VELVET considered this. He adjusted his black bow tie. “That’s tough,” he said. “Maybe you can help me out. What’s your name?” “They gen... ...n his eyes. “I’m a new reporter—from the West.” “You’ll know Doc Savage easy enough when you see him,” Monk said. “He’s a great bronze giant of a figu... ...s the Janitor. The homely, apish fellow looked the part; his garb was shabby enough. His hair needed cutting badly, and he could have stood a shave to... ...e. He made his muscles work against each other, straining until perspiration filmed his mighty bronze body. He juggled a number of a dozen figures in ... ...t rear doors. The hangar floor sloped down into the river. There was a small film of ice on the water. The first plane to enter—the great tri-motored ...

...Excerpt: THE man looked as tough as sin. But he was crying. He whimpered. He bubbled at the mouth like a child half crazed with horror and fear. He perspired, although the night was cold....

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Enough (film)

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... Enough is a 2002 American drama - thriller film directed by Michael Apted . The movie Enough is based on the New... ...a 2002 American drama - thriller film directed by Michael Apted . The movie Enough is based on the New York Times bestseller Anna Quindlen 1998 n... ... . It stars Jennifer Lopez as Slim, an abused wife who learns to fight back. Enough garnered generally negative reviews from film critics, although... ...ife who learns to fight back. Enough garnered generally negative reviews from film critics, although several aspects of the film including the actor'... ...aspects of the film including the actor's performances were praised. Plot The film begins in a Los Angeles diner where a waitress named Slim ( Jenn... ...or confiding in his mother, while staying civil in front of Gracie. Having had enough, Slim plans to escape. However, while escaping late at night, Mi... ... of the San Francisco Chronicle wrote: "Lopez has an image of being sexy and tough, but her appeal as an actress is that she's down to earth and tha...

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Doc Savage Adventure : The Czar of Fear

By: Kenneth Robeson

...e said gratefully. "You are just as scared as we are. But you have control enough not to show it." "Humphk1" Sniffing, Aunt Nora grabbed her sandwich... ..., broke with a hollow crackle. EVEN THE noise of the breaking cup was not enough to drown the strange sound which had come abruptly from the radio. ... ...ecting death any instant, and in the same breath wondering if I'm not safe enough -- has been getting me! It's driving me crazy!" Aunt Nora settled b... ...is voice tones, had spotted almost every lie. Aunt Nora clenched her work-toughened hands, and gave Doc a look of genuine appeal. "I need your help!... ...e, mechanism was operating slowly. Two large magazines held a narrow movie film. Collison McAlter's eyes popped. "A movie camera! And it's been opera... ...ined. "The rays are invisible to the human eye, but they affect photograph film of the type we use. In other words, that camera can take pictures in p... ...ds, that camera can take pictures in pitch darkness. And it carries enough film to run all day." Monk further announced that the film, immediately af... ...every one at a distance. "Hmn-m-m!" Monk breathed. "Doc's makin' it awful tough for the Green Bell to get that wood!" "Bring a microscope!" Doc call...

...ish, bigger than men usually get; and he had a tongue like a blacksnake. He handled traffic at Forty-second and Fifth, a spot that would make any man tough. He was tough. He was very tough....

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Tough Guys Don't Dance (film)

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...Robert Towne (Rewrites) Based on Tough Guys Don't Dance  ... ... Distributed by Cannon Films ... ... Box office $858,250 Tough Guys Don't Dance is a 1987 crime ... ... $858,250 Tough Guys Don't Dance is a 1987 crime mystery comedy-drama film written and directed by Norman Mai... ...y-drama film written and directed by Norman Mailer based on his novel of the same name. It is a murder mystery/film noir piece that was scorned by aud... ...woman, and each nervously complies. The last, Willie Pep, suggests that Mr. Costello dance. Costello replied, "Tough guys don't dance." ... ...ste and convention ensure his film is a massive but spectacular and unmissable folly." The film apparently got enough of a following for Metro-Goldwyn...

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The Television Murders

By: Maxwell Grant

...hirty−five, handsome friend of Mannix) Bob Dorry (Private detective, thirty, tough) Props: Thirty−eight police positive blank gun; glasses, cocktail s... ... Mannix: “Not like they are here?” Mannix: “Maria, please! Haven't we washed enough dirty linen in public?” Vic: “I don't know about you guys, but I'm... ...Coming?” Mannix: “I must be getting older, my blood's getting thin. I'm cold enough.” Letty: “We'd better slip our coats on...” The room empties out. ... ...iend, Homer Elwood, was in a stew about the deal. Homer knew that Mannix had enough money to set Letty up in the style to which she wanted to become a... ...get up courage to come in and talk to you. I might have, but that was such a tough looking bar. I was afraid of what you'd think.” THE TELEVISION MUR... ...ed his eyes. Cardona fell to his knees next to him. The little man said, “My film! Where is it?” Cardona said, “Relax, we have it.” “Or do we...” Cran... ...e can from his pocket. “This it?” he asked the little man. “It looks like my film can, but is there anything in it?” the little man said, his voice mu... ... He was astounded when the can was wrenched from his hands by Cranston. “The film hasn't been developed yet, has it?” Cranston snapped. There hadn't b... ...riding it.” The director hired and fired actors, so Depper could not get too tough with him, Cranston realized. He watched as Depper turned his annoya...

...jilted fiance of Letty) Roddy Hogan (Forty, friend of Mannix) Vic Todd (Thirty?five, handsome friend of Mannix) Bob Dorry (Private detective, thirty, tough) Props: Thirty?eight police positive blank gun; glasses, cocktail shaker, napkins....

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Tough Love (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

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... "Tough Love" is the 19th episode of season 5 of the television series Buffy ... ...tempting an authoritative role with Dawn. Glory's minions provide her with enough information to conclude who the Key is and Glory leads the way to ga... ... External links "Tough Love" at the Internet Movie Database "Tough ... ... "Tough Love" at TV.com "Tough Love" at BuffyGuide.com ... ... Film Tel...

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Fire and für : The Last Sorcerer Dragony

By: Roger C. Schlobin

...Y A vivid and descriptive novel in search of a feature-length, animated film, Fire and Fur might more properly be called "Smart Dragons, Dumb Cho... ...the cats do speak (often caustically) since a few dragons are interesting enough (cats can still speak but no one is interesting enough to talk to a... ...till know how to talk, but they'll be silent. Nothing will intrigue them enough. Dawn cracked over the far plateau. A thin, eerie sound trembled t... ...our smoke or not?" "I need this! Here it comes; stop me when you've had enough. All Hail to Ao Rue; Master of the Barkul Range. Sole Conqueror o... ...nt, kill, and manipulate other creatures without caring. After all, it's tough to share a whole world!" Ao Rue couldn't resist the last bit of sar... ...horten; and don't spare the wings, boy." "Still not sure." "All right, tough guy, how about just getting me close. I can walk the rest of the wa...

...A vivid and descriptive novel in search of a feature-length, animated film, Fire and Fur might more properly be called "Smart Dragons, Dumb Choices.? It is set in the pre-human Gobi desert and draws on Chinese mythology. Its major characters are dragons and cats. Of course, the cats do speak (o...

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Film (film)

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...duced by 22 May and a forty-leaf shooting script followed thereafter. It was filmed in New York in July 1964. Beckett’s original choice for the l... ...informed by a secretary: ‘Mr. Chaplin doesn’t read scripts.’” – Talmer, J., ‘A film of few words and one Keaton’ in , 2006 Both Beckett and the direct... ...his role in a "Hollywood epic." Cited in Alan Schneider's essay, "On Directing Film" in Film by Samuel Beckett (New York: Grove Press, 1969), 66. Bec... ... again and then tearing it up. The photograph of him as an infant must be on a tougher mount and he has some difficulty with that one. “n Beckett the ... ...n who waits endlessly for the return of his partner - whose name interestingly enough was Godot.”Waugh, K., and Daly, F., ‘Film by Samuel Beckett’ in ... ...d down and doing whatever we asked of him. He had great endurance, he was very tough and, yes, reliable. And when you saw that face at the end - oh!’ ...

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Terror Takes 7

By: Kenneth Robeson

...ut three o'clock bearing a skinny package about six feet long and wrapped in tough pigskin−colored paper. Monk Mayfair, the chemist, accepted the ship... ... can find a phonograph recording of Carlton Argus' voice, the proving may be tough.” The assistant district attorney came over. His name was Wilton Iv... ...etreated uneasily. Thompson shook his head soberly, said, “Ivans can make it tough. He's an up and coming young man in the D. A.'s office.” “He'll be ... ...knew the news that Ivans didn't think the police could do this case up right enough to suit him would get back to Thompson and to whomever was over Th... ...the penthouse apartment, I understand.” Some fifteen floors down, he relaxed enough to TERROR TAKES 7 Chapter V 27 add, “I think they are questioning... ...although he had given Ivans some confusion, he hoped. Confusion might not be enough. It was frightening to face the fact that Monk might be tried and ... ...hed noisily, in short jerks, ridden by his own nerves. There was a continual film of perspiration on Cultell's face. He was not enjoying this. Worried...

...Excerpt: Chapter One. The man from the American Express arrived about three o?clock bearing a skinny package about six feet long and wrapped in tough pigskin?colored paper. Monk Mayfair, the chemist, accepted the shipment, after inquiring cautiously whether or not it was collect. He carried it into the library of Doc Savage?s eighty?sixth floor headquarters in a midt...

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Paarai (film)

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...003 Tamil language motion picture directed by K. S. Ravikumar. The music was composed by Sabesh Murali.[1] The film a remake of Malayalam film Mahayan... ... Plot Durairaj (Sarath Kumar) is a lorry driver who is tough as a nail. He had a bitter childh... ...ppy-go-lucky guy who dots on his mother (Vadivukarasi), wife Mallika (Meena) and daughter and dreams of making enough money to build a small house for... ... Reception Sarath Kumar as the morose lorry driver who hardly opens his mouth dominates the film with a powerhouse performance. Jay... ... and he entertains the audience with his one-liners. But it is Meena who is loving, caring person in the whole film. Film also has Ramyakrishna as Vas...

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1984

By: George Orwell

...ed quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him. The... ...y even its full stops: April 4th, 1984. Last night to the flicks. All war films. One very good one of a ship full of refugees being bombed somewhere ... ...gue, was wound several times round the waist of her overalls, just tightly enough to bring out the shapeliness of her hips. Winston had disliked her f... ...at a child should have been able to see through it, and yet just plausible enough to fill one with an alarmed feeling that other people, less level-he... ...the other room. 'Up with your hands!' yelled a savage voice. A handsome, tough-looking boy of nine had popped up from behind the table and was menac... ...ly to newspapers, but to books, periodicals, pamphlets, posters, leaflets, films, sound-tracks, cartoons, photographs -- to every kind of literature o... ...econstruct the past but to supply the citizens of Oceania with newspapers, films, textbooks, telescreen programmes, plays, novels -- with every concei...

...is chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him....

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Film noir

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...Two silhouetted figures in The Big Combo (1955). The film's cinematographer was John Alton, the creator of many of film noir's s... ... stylized images. Film noir (; French pronunciation: ​) is a cinematic term used primari... ... emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations. Hollywood's classical film noir period is generally regarded as extending from the early 1940s to... ... Pappas, Charles (2005). It's a Bitter Little World: The Smartest, Toughest, Nastiest Quotes from Film Noir. Iola, Wisc.: Writer's Digest Book... ... White Heat, set at a chemical plant.[170] In the popular (and, frequently enough, critical) imagination, in noir it is always night and it always rai... ...y (1972), adapting a novel by pulp master Jim Thompson, as well as for two tough private eye films: an original screenplay for Hickey & Boggs (197... ... the consequence of hastily written scripts, of which there was not always enough time or money to shoot every scene. In Criss Cross, Siodmak achieved...

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1984

By: George Orwell

...ed quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him. The... ...y even its full stops: April 4th, 1984. Last night to the flicks. All war films. One very good one of a ship full of refugees being bombed somewhere ... ...gue, was wound several times round the waist of her overalls, just tightly enough to bring out the shapeliness of her hips. Winston had disliked her f... ...at a child should have been able to see through it, and yet just plausible enough to fill one with an alarmed feeling that other people, less level-he... ...the other room. 'Up with your hands!' yelled a savage voice. A handsome, tough-looking boy of nine had popped up from behind the table and was menac... ...ly to newspapers, but to books, periodicals, pamphlets, posters, leaflets, films, sound-tracks, cartoons, photographs -- to every kind of literature o... ...econstruct the past but to supply the citizens of Oceania with newspapers, films, textbooks, telescreen programmes, plays, novels -- with every concei...

...is chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him....

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JFK (film)

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... JFK is a 1991 American historical conspiracy legal thriller film directed by Oliver Stone. It examines the events leading to the assass... ... have been another assassin shooting with Oswald). The film was adapted by Stone and Zachary Sklar from the books On the Trail of ... ...myth" to the Warren Commission's "fictional myth." The film became embroiled in controversy. Upon JFK '​s theatrical release, many... ...hat they believed there was a conspiracy behind the assassination, but not enough evidence to link Shaw to that conspiracy. Shaw died of lung cancer i... ...lities of personality conveniently prevents us from having to confront the tough questions [Stone's] film raises."[44] However, Roger Ebert praised th...

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1984

By: George Orwell

...pped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him. Th... ...ally even its full stops: April 4th, 1984. Last night to the flicks. All war films. One very good one of a ship full of refugees being bombed somewher... ...eague, was wound several times round the waist of her overalls, just tightly enough to bring out the shapeliness of her hips. Winston had disliked her... ...that a child should have been able to see through it, and yet just plausible enough to fill one with an alarmed feeling that other people, less level−... ...nto the other room. 'Up with your hands!' yelled a savage voice. A handsome, tough−looking boy of nine had popped up from behind the table and was men... ...only to newspapers, but to books, periodicals, pamphlets, posters, leaflets, films, sound−tracks, 1984 1984 18 cartoons, photographs −− to every kind... ... reconstruct the past but to supply the citizens of Oceania with newspapers, films, textbooks, telescreen programmes, plays, novels −− with every conc...

...is chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him....

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ATL (film)

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...,170,563 ATL is a 2006 American drama film. ATL is a coming-of-age tale concerning Rashad, played by Atlanta nati... ...concerning Rashad, played by Atlanta native and hip hop artist T.I. in his film debut, and his friends in their final year in high school and on the v... ...ends in their final year in high school and on the verge of adulthood. The film also stars Antwan Andre Patton, aka Big Boi of the hip hop group OutKa... ...f Rashad's. Weaver impressed producer Austin in his previous film Drumline enough to get a role in ATL.[2] The director felt that Weaver, the veteran ... ...nd profits were considerably lower, as the film only earned $3,710,215,[7] enough for it to be reach seventieth place on the list of widely released f... ... Chris Robinson's direction, stating that he "can't stay with a scene long enough to let his actors build momentum."[20] At The At... ... ^ Stein, Ruthe (2006-03-31). "Boys to men -- it's a tough transition for these young adults in Atlanta".   ...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

...ars since the world had been afforded the spectacle of a man adventurous enough to undertake a journey through Europe on foot. After much thought,... ...were the rule. The little children of both sexes were nearly always nice enough to take into a body's lap. And as for the uniforms of the soldiers... ...er acorn and dropped it in, and tried to flirt his eye to the hole quick enough to see what become of it, but he was too late. He held his eye ther... ...a fish's skin, and it was rippled over with the gracefulest little fringy films of lace; she had deep, tender eyes, with long, curved lashes; and s... ...w they liked them. They shook their heads and said: "Baked, they were tough; and even boiled, they warn't things for a hungry man to hanker afte... ...nd of nothingness, thickened up a little with a few wandering shreds and films of cloud moving in a lazy procession far below. Presently, one man's... ... spring several lofty storm-scarred towers, one after another, with faint films of vapor curling always about them like spectral banners. If there ... ...ean bread--fair enough, good enough, after a fashion, but cold; cold and tough, and unsympathetic; and never any change, never any variety--always ... ... form of a disk, with the edges turned up some three-fourths of an inch. Toughen and kiln-dry in a couple days in a mild but unvarying temperature....

...One day it occurred to me that it had been many years since the world had been afforded the spectacle of a man adventurous enough to undertake a journey through Europe on foot. After much thought, I decided that I was a person fitted to furnish to mankind this spectacle. So I determined to do it. This was in March, 1878....

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Gracie (film)

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... Gracie is a 2007 American historical sports drama film directed by Davis Guggenheim. It stars Carly Schroeder as Gracie Bowen... ...nized women's soccer was still very rare in the United States. Gracie, the film's central protagonist, overcomes the loss of her brother by convincing... ...does not believe that girls should play soccer, telling her she is neither tough nor talented enough. Her mother is a nurse who lacks the competitive ... ...at girls should play soccer, telling her she is neither tough nor talented enough. Her mother is a nurse who lacks the competitive drive of the rest o... ... Historical background The premise of the film rests upon the conflicting expectations of two different American gene... ... development of my body. I really, really regret it. I wish I’d been brave enough."[1] Andrew, Elizabeth, and their brother John (... ... Shit Sandwich (1:56) I Am Tough Enough (1:04) Granddad (1:21) ... ... Shit Sandwich (1:56) I Am Tough Enough (1:04) Granddad (1:21) ... ...does not believe that girls should play soccer, telling her she is neither tough nor talented enough. Her mother is a nurse who lacks the competitive ...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

...ars since the world had been afforded the spectacle of a man adventurous enough to undertake a journey through Europe on foot. After much thought,... ...were the rule. The little children of both sexes were nearly always nice enough to take into a body's lap. And as for the uniforms of the soldiers... ...er acorn and dropped it in, and tried to flirt his eye to the hole quick enough to see what become of it, but he was too late. He held his eye the... ...a fish's skin, and it was rippled over with the gracefulest little fringy films of lace; she had deep, tender eyes, with long, curved lashes; and s... ...w they liked them. They shook their heads and said: "Baked, they were tough; and even boiled, they warn't things for a hungry man to hanker afte... ...nd of nothingness, thickened up a little with a few wandering shreds and films of cloud moving in a lazy procession far below. Presently, one man'... ... spring several lofty storm-scarred towers, one after another, with faint films of vapor curling always about them like spectral banners. If there ... ...pean bread--fair enough, good enough, after a fashion, but cold; cold and tough, and unsympathetic; and never any change, never any variety--always ... ... form of a disk, with the edges turned up some three-fourths of an inch. Toughen and kiln-dry in a couple days in a mild but unvarying temperature....

...One day it occurred to me that it had been many years since the world had been afforded the spectacle of a man adventurous enough to undertake a journey through Europe on foot. After much thought, I decided that I was a person fitted to furnish to mankind this spectacle. So I determined to do it. This was in March, 1878....

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Doomsday (film)

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... Doomsday is a 2008 science fiction action film written and directed by Neil Marshall. The film takes place in the fut... ... the idea of futuristic soldiers facing medieval knights. In producing the film, he drew inspiration from various movies, including Mad Max, Escape fr... ... Marshall had a budget three times the size of his previous two films, The Descent and Dog Soldiers, and the director filmed the larger-sca... ...12] The Warriors (1979): The director enjoyed the tough and violent films of Walter Hill, including the "visual style of the ... ...hat Doomsday does what it does with vigor, high technical prowess and just enough humor to avoid turning ridiculous." Harvey considered the conclusion...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

... since the world had been afforded the spectacle of a man adventurous enough to undertake a journey through Europe on foot. After much though... ...re the rule. The little children of both sexes were nearly always nice enough to take into a body’s lap. And as for the uniforms of the soldie... ...corn and dropped it in, and tried to flirt his eye to the hole quick enough to see what become of it, but he was too late. He held his eye t... ...fish’s skin, and it was rippled over with the gracefulest little fringy films of lace; she had deep, tender eyes, with long, curved lashes; a... ... liked them. They shook their heads and said: "Baked, they were tough; and even boiled, they warn’t things for a hungry man to hanker af... ...f nothingness, thickened up a little with a few wandering shreds and films of cloud moving in a lazy procession far below. Presently, one ma... ...pring several lofty storm-scarred towers, one after another, with faint films of vapor curling always about them like spectral banners. If ther... ...fair enough, good enough, 691 after a fashion, but cold; cold and tough, and unsympathetic; and never any change, never any variety--alway... ...orm of a disk, with the edges turned up some three-fourths of an inch. Toughen and kiln-dry in a couple days in a mild but unvarying temperatur...

... Knighted Knave of Bergen] One day it occurred to me that it had been many years since the world had been afforded the spectacle of a man adventurous enough to undertake a journey through Europe on foot. After much thought, I decided that I was a person fitted to furnish to mankind this spectacle. So I determined to do it. This was in March, 1878....

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Valkyrie (film)

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... Valkyrie is a 2008 American-German historical thriller film set in Nazi Germany during World War II. The film depicts the 20 July ... ...s directed by Bryan Singer for the American studio United Artists, and the film stars Tom Cruise as Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg, one of the key plo... ...ientology, which is viewed with suspicion in Germany. Because of this, the filmmakers initially had difficulty setting up filming locations in Germany... ... provide visual effects to make von Stauffenberg's injuries realistic, not enough was left for solely computer-generated fighter planes. Singer instea... ...ow level of understanding of the Holocaust among American youth point to a tough road for such serious fare."[82] Valkyrie opened ... ... casting of Nighy, Stamp, and Wilkinson, "These men are meant to be battle-toughened Nazi officers, but what we get is an array of discreetly amusing ... ... provide visual effects to make von Stauffenberg's injuries realistic, not enough was left for solely computer-generated fighter planes. Singer instea... ...ow level of understanding of the Holocaust among American youth point to a tough road for such serious fare."[82] Valkyrie opened ...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

...ars since the world had been afforded the spectacle of a man adventurous enough to undertake a journey through Europe on foot. After much thought,... ...were the rule. The little children of both sexes were nearly always nice enough to take into a body's lap. And as for the uniforms of the soldiers... ...er acorn and dropped it in, and tried to flirt his eye to the hole quick enough to see what become of it, but he was too late. He held his eye the... ...a fish's skin, and it was rippled over with the gracefulest little fringy films of lace; she had deep, tender eyes, with long, curved lashes; and s... ...w they liked them. They shook their heads and said: "Baked, they were tough; and even boiled, they warn't things for a hungry man to hanker afte... ...nd of nothingness, thickened up a little with a few wandering shreds and films of cloud moving in a lazy procession far below. Presently, one man'... ... spring several lofty storm-scarred towers, one after another, with faint films of vapor curling always about them like spectral banners. If there ... ...ean bread--fair enough, good enough, after a fashion, but cold; cold and tough, and unsympathetic; and never any change, never any variety--always ... ... form of a disk, with the edges turned up some three-fourths of an inch. Toughen and kiln-dry in a couple days in a mild but unvarying temperature....

...One day it occurred to me that it had been many years since the world had been afforded the spectacle of a man adventurous enough to undertake a journey through Europe on foot. After much thought, I decided that I was a person fitted to furnish to mankind this spectacle. So I determined to do it. This was in March, 1878....

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Banjo (film)

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... Language English Banjo is a 1947 drama film directed by Richard Fleischer. ... ... Elizabeth goes easier on her "sick" niece and they come closer to each other and Bob. She even warms up enough to Banjo to let Pat walk it arou... ... References ^ "Banjo: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 30, 201... ... Films directed by Richard Fleischer ... ... The Jazz Singer (1980) Tough Enough (1983) ... ... The Jazz Singer (1980) Tough Enough (1983) ...

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The Seven Agate Devils

By: Tom Stephens

...y evening. There was something sinister underway. But no one was sharp- eyed enough to realize it. This was explained by the fact that the two men in ... ...omebody might overhear!” The other put out his jaw angrily. “Who you gettin’ tough with?” “You, you dope! Talking about agate satans! Next thing you’l... ...er either of the pair having addressed a civil word to the other. Contrarily enough, each had found past occasions to risk his life to aid the other. ... ... back on that airship and go around the world, or something!” She had a nice enough voice. Monk growled, “Just what’s the big idea?” The girl eyed him... ...ry white powder, which he sprinkled over the directory cover, making an even film. He shook the powder off. Out of the same case, the bronze man broug... ...oductions had moved a complete studio out here to the edge of the desert, to film a desert picture which chanced to be their major production for the ... ... them. “Now the argument starts,” Monk whispered. “I’ve heard these guys are tough.” The gateman looked the car over, did not recognize it, and snappe... ...ss over them. “Take your hands off that man!” somebody told Monk. “Don’t get tough with me, you guys!” Monk advised. “I’m gonna ask my friend here som...

...was undoubtedly the case at the Los Angeles airport on one particular Monday evening. There was something sinister underway. But no one was sharpeyed enough to realize it....

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Akira (film)

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... is a 1988 Japanese animated cyberpunk action film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, written by Otomo and Izo Hashimoto,... ... on Otomo's manga Akira, focusing mainly on the first half of the story. The film depicts a dystopia n version of Tokyo in the year 2019, with cyb... ...ably from the print version, pruning much of the last half of the manga. The film became a hugely popular cult film and is widely considered to be... ...ble for inadvertently unleashing Akira's power thirty years earlier. Appearing tough and ruthless, he is nevertheless pragmatic enough to recognize th... ...irty years earlier. Appearing tough and ruthless, he is nevertheless pragmatic enough to recognize the danger Tetsuo's fledgling powers pose and cares... ...stands by Tetsuo even though he treats her abusively in the hopes of appearing tough to his friends. When Tetsuo begins his rampage through Neo-Tokyo,...

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Murder Mirage

By: Tom Stephens

...beautiful woman of glass. Unfortunately, Patrolman Brennan did not live long enough to report the incredible apparition. The policeman died heroically... ...ched death. It had taken double toll of his attackers, but that had not been enough to save him. Snow is not unusual in Manhattan. Blizzardfalls, such... ... moved in the vicinity of the shopping districts. The snow had not been deep enough actually to block motor vehicles, but summer-clad residents had fa... ...the elevated railway stairs. “This snow,” he said, moving a foot in the thin film, “has been here only a few minutes. The first snow is gone, yet ther... ...he use in overdoing it?” Long Tom chuckled. “Didn’t mean to make it quite so tough,” he remarked, dryly. “Seriously, I’d give something to know what’s... ... bone-crushing hands. Perhaps that was why his favorite pastime was smashing tough door panels with his fists. “Stay back!” thundered Renny. “Look! Wh... ...time, that would be the year 1825. On the other side, almost obscured by the film of blood and oil, was an inscription. It was the ancient battle cry ... ...after having been wounded by a bullet. It was a head-fitting skullcap of the toughest metal alloy. Bullets could but only glance off it. The blows he ...

...Excerpt: PATRICK BRENNAN, police patrolman, was the first to see the beautiful woman of glass. Unfortunately, Patrolman Brennan did not live long enough to report the incredible apparition. The policeman died heroically in the discharge of duty. The snow had been pelting down. It had started more than an hour before the lovely, vivid woman was transformed into a horrib...

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Saw (film)

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...ot afford to shoot more than a couple of takes per actor. "It was a really tough struggle for me. Every day, it was me fighting to get the shots I did... ...ly so much you can do. I wanted to make it in a very Hitchcockian style of filmmaking, but that style of filmmaking takes time to set up and so on, " ... ...had to shoot the movie with" and it ultimately became the aesthetic of the film. In post-production, Wan found he did not have enough shots or takes ... ... the aesthetic of the film. In post-production, Wan found he did not have enough shots or takes to work with as he was basically shooting rehearsals.... ... still photographs. "We did a lot of things to fill in gaps throughout the film. Whatever we cut to newspaper clippings and stuff like that, or we cut... ...ctory, Enemy, Pitbull Daycare and Psycho Pumps. Megadeth's song "Die Dead Enough" was originally set to be featured in the film, but was not used for...

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The Freckled Shark

By: Kenneth Robeson

............................................................1 Chapter I. THE TOUGH LUCK OF JEP DEE .................................................. ...e copyright © 2001 Blackmask Online. http://www.blackmask.com Chapter I. THE TOUGH LUCK OF JEP DEE • Chapter II. THE WAMPUS−CAT • Chapter III. THE D... ...I. WHEN DEAD MEN FIGHT • Scanned and Proofed by Tom Stephens Chapter I. THE TOUGH LUCK OF JEP DEE MATECUMBE is one of the largest of the string of i... ...had no vegetation it was almost as naked as Jep Dee. Jep Dee could not talk enough to give his name. So he became, in the newspapers, "an unidentifi... ...D SHARK THE FRECKLED SHARK 2 Also, Jep Dee seemed to be insane. He had just enough strength to kick the college boy in the face; and while the aston... .... "You say the guy that led Jep Dee had a good memory," he continued. "Good enough to remember the address on the envelope? Or did he see it?" "He sa... ...palace of the dictator of Blanca Grande. The X rays would ruinously fog any films that photographers might try to carry in or out of the palace. As ...

...Table of Contents: THE FRECKLED SHARK, 1 -- A Doc Savage Adventure by Kenneth Robeson, 1 -- Chapter I. THE TOUGH LUCK OF JEP DEE, 1 -- Chapter II. THE WAMPUS?CAT, 6 -- Chapter III. THE DIRTY TRICK, 10 -- Chapter IV. THE MISSING MAN, 16 -- Chapter V. IMPULSIVE MR. HENRY PEACE, 22 -- Chapter VI. THE NOSE BUMPER, 29 -- Chapter VII. F...

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Stoner film

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...Stoner film is a subgenre of comedy films that revolve around the use of cannabis. Typically, such movies show ... ... plot. They are often representative of the cannabis subculture. "Stoner film" as a genre The series of movies in the 1970s starring Cheech & Chon... ...1970s starring Cheech & Chong are archetypal "stoner movies." The historic film Reefer Madness has also become popular as a "stoner movie" because its... ... films do not fit the category of "stoner film" as a subgenre, but contain enough cannabis use to be deemed noteworthy by the periodical. Common ele... ... & Chong's Nice Dreams (1981)Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)Things Are Tough All Over (1982)Still Smokin' (1983)Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (...

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A Doc Savage Adventure : The Freckled Shark

By: Kenneth Robeson

...ng daily). To join visit http://netLibrary.net/Join.htm • Chapter I. THE TOUGH LUCK OF JEP DEE • Chapter II. THE WAMPUS-CAT • Chapter III. THE D... ...I. WHEN DEAD MEN FIGHT Scanned and Proofed by Tom Stephens Chapter I. THE TOUGH LUCK OF JEP DEE MATECUMBE is one of the largest of the string of isl... ...ld cats. There were no wild cats available, but he did very well with four tough crackers and three big yacht sailors who got tired of his chest-beati... ...d no vegetation —it was almost as naked as Jep Dee. Jep Dee could not talk enough to give his name. So he became, in the newspapers, "an unidentified ... ...items had been plucked off. Also, Jep Dee seemed to be insane. He had just enough strength to kick the college boy in the face; and while the astonish... ... "You say the guy that led Jep Dee had a good memory," he continued. "Good enough to remember the address on the envelope? Or did he see it?" "He saw ... ...alace of the dictator of Blanca Grande. The X rays would ruinously fog any films that photographers might try to carry in or out of the palace. As a m...

...· Chapter I. THE TOUGH LUCK OF JEP DEE · Chapter II. THE WAMPUS-CAT · Chapter III. THE DIRTY TRICK · Chapter IV. THE MISSING MAN · Chapter V. IMPULSIVE MR. HENRY PEACE · Chapter VI. THE NOSE BUMPER · Chapter VII. FLORIDA RACE · Chapter VIII. ...

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Rad (film)

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...Rad is a film about BMX racing, first released in the USA in 1986. The film was written by Sam Bernard and Geoffrey Edwards and directed by Hal Ne... ...l Needham. It stars Bill Allen and Lori Loughlin. Parts of this movie were filmed in Cochrane, Alberta, as well as at Colonel Macleod Jr. High School ... ...leod Jr. High School and Bowness Park, both in Calgary, Alberta. Plot The film's story focuses on Cru Jones (Bill Allen), a young BMX racer who lives... ...a small town with his mother (Talia Shire) and sister. Cru is faced with a tough decision: the qualifying races for Helltrack are the same day as his... ...on from a wealthy local, Mr. Timmer (Ray Walston) Rad Racing comes up with enough money and Jones is finally able to enter Helltrack. During Helltrac...

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The Thing That Dined on Death

By: John H. Knox

...ss, and another sound—horrid, indescribable— the soggy ripping of a blade in tough tissues of flesh! In the dark blot of shadows beyond the intervenin... ...mble. On the chill, clear moonlit air that lay over tree and hillside like a film of silver, the odor of blood drifted to his nostrils—warm blood that... ...ead was twisted grotesquely awry. One glance at the wound in the abdomen was enough. He knew what had happened there. Monster hands had plunged into t... ...understand! I couldn't let father see that blood. His poor brain's tormented enough already. I was walking out from town, cutting across Graveyard Hil... ...rk ridges above. The stream would save him. Clinging to stunted junipers and tough grass, he clambered down into the arroyo, splashed out into the icy... ... man had gone as he had, better for Len, too, whose tortured brain had borne enough! With a surge of delirious joy, Slade pressed his burning lips to ...

...fist slugging his ribs. There it was again! The rustle of feet in dry grass, and another sound?horrid, indescribable? the soggy ripping of a blade in tough tissues of flesh! In the dark blot of shadows beyond the intervening band of yellow hill grass, a fiend was about his execrable business?dark sadistic butchery that had changed the peaceful hillsides and byways about th...

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Skidoo (film)

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...Skidoo is an American comedy film directed by Otto Preminger, starring Jackie Gleason and Carol Cha... ...Frankie Avalon, Fred Clark (who died on December 5, two weeks before the film's release), Michael Constantine, Frank Gorshin, John Phillip Law, ... ...key Rooney and Groucho Marx playing "God" (making, at age 77, his final film appearance). Singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson, who wrote the score a... ...d discovering the hard way that all the stationery is soaked with LSD ... enough to send the whole prison on a bad trip. One of the inmates, Leech (... ... film features a brief appearance by then-famous/notorious chain-smoking, "tough-guy" syndicated TV talk show host Joe Pyne, who died of lung canc...

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