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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... ...... ... Character set encoding: ISO-Latin-1 LONDON FILMS Produced by Eric Eldred, Charles Franks and the Online Dis... ...rles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. LONDON FILMS BY W. D. HOWELLS [Illustration: HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT] ... ...he South and West of England, is destined to have printed upon his mental films a succession of meteorological changes quite past computation. Yet i... ... perhaps, even this was less wonderful than their patience with the harsh virtue of the Puritans. It is not well to be good, or make others be good ...

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Virtue

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... in Celsus Library in Ephesos, Turkey Virtue (Latin: virtus, Ancient Greek: ἀρετή "arete") is moral excellen... ... (Latin: virtus, Ancient Greek: ἀρετή "arete") is moral excellence. A virtue is a positive trait or quality deemed to be morally good and thus is... ...foundation of principle and good moral being. Personal virtues are characteristics valued as promoting collective and individual g... ...s valued as promoting collective and individual greatness. The opposite of virtue is vice. Contents ... ... Classical antiquity 2 Platonic virtue 2.1 Aristotelian virtue 2... ... 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... ...... ... #7130] [Posted: March 14, 2003] LONDON FILMS Produced by Eric Eldred, Charles Franks and the Online Dis... ...rles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. LONDON FILMS BY W. D. HOWELLS [Illustration: HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT] ... ...he South and West of England, is destined to have printed upon his mental films a succession of meteorological changes quite past computation. Yet i... ... perhaps, even this was less wonderful than their patience with the harsh virtue of the Puritans. It is not well to be good, or make others be good ...

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Easy Virtue (2008 film)

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Sarah; Or, The Exemplary Wife

By: Susanna Rowson

...ffect, as my heroine is not in the end rewarded for her exemplary patience, virtue, and forbearance: But it was because I wished to avoid every unna... ...ore, instead of stimulating the young or inexperienced mind to emulate the virtues represented, misleads it by fallacious hopes and expectations whi... ...appointed in the anticipated temporal felicity, where it is discovered that virtue and integrity may be overlooked by the thoughtless and unfeeling;... ...xistence of friendship, generosity, compassion, and that first of Christian virtues, Charity?" Oh no! I should be the most ungrateful of human being... ...nt was so far serviceable to her that she early inspired her with a love of virtue, and a veneration for religion, which I have no doubt through her... ... is very credulous, and open to deception; but I do earnestly hope that the film will not fall Sarah; or, The Exemplary Wife LETTER XI. ANNE TO ELEN...

...y and a love of truth. It may be objected that the example will lose its effect, as my heroine is not in the end rewarded for her exemplary patience, virtue, and forbearance: But it was because I wished to avoid every unnatural appearance, that I left Sarah to meet her reward in a better world. Characters of superlative excellence, tried in the furnace of affliction, and a...

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Easy Virtue (1928 film)

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The Ethics of the Dust

By: John Ruskin

.......................................................23 LECTURE 5. CRYSTAL VIRTUES..................................................................... ..........................................................40 LECTURE 7. HOME VIRTUES .................................................................... ...URE 3. THE CRYSTAL LIFE • LECTURE 4. THE CRYSTAL ORDERS • LECTURE 5. CRYSTAL VIRTUES • LECTURE 6. CRYSTAL QUARRELS • LECTURE 7. HOME VIRTUES • LECTURE... ...etle−gospel, p. 59, "that a nation can stand on its vices better than on its virtues," explains the main motive of all my books on Political Economy. ... ...dgment, "When saw we thee?" It does not refer to the distinct cases in which virtue consists in faith given to command, appearing to foolish human jud... ... copper (you must not breathe on it as you look, or you may blow some of the films of it off the stone), which is simply a woven tissue of scarlet sil... ...ent of his life, when he is building his own summit! He lets the pale little film of epidote grow right past him; stopping his own summit for it; and ... ...ET. Might we look at that piece of broken quartz again, with the weak little film across it? it seems such a strange lovely thing, like the self−sacri...

...Y OF DIAMONDS, 4 -- LECTURE 2. THE PYRAMID BUILDERS, 11 -- LECTURE 3. THE CRYSTAL LIFE, 16 -- LECTURE 4. THE CRYSTAL ORDERS, 23 -- LECTURE 5. CRYSTAL VIRTUES, 31 -- LECTURE 6. CRYSTAL QUARRELS, 40 -- LECTURE 7. HOME VIRTUES, 47 -- LECTURE 8. CRYSTAL CAPRICE, 56 -- LECTURE 9. CRYSTAL SORROWS, 63 -- LECTURE 10. THE CRYSTAL REST, 70...

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Virtue Is Its Own Reward

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... Language Silent Virtue Is Its Own Reward is a 1914 Amer... ... Silent Virtue Is Its Own Reward is a 1914 American silent drama film directed by Joe De Grasse and feat... ... silent drama film directed by Joe De Grasse and featuring Lon Chaney. The film is now considered to be a lost film.[1] ... ... Lon Chaney as Duncan Bronson See also List of lost films Refere... ...st of lost films References ^ "Silent Era: Virtue Is Its Own Reward". silentera. R... .... Retrieved 2008-06-20.  External links Virtue Is Its Own Reward at the Interne... ...Reward at the Internet Movie Database Categories 1914 films All film ar... ... 1914 films All film articles using the film date template Silent films American fi...

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The Ethics of the Dust

By: John Ruskin

... BUILDERS III. THE CRYSTAL LIFE IV. THE CRYSTAL ORDERS V. CRYSTAL VIRTUES VI. CRYSTAL QUARRELS VII. HOME VIRTUES VIII. CRYSTAL CAPRICE ... ...e-gospel, p. 59, "that a nation can stand on its vices better than on its virtues," explains the main motive of all my books on Political Economy. ... ...ent, "When saw we thee?" It does not refer to the distinct cases in which virtue consists in faith given to command, appearing to foolish human judg... ...nor to those in which any directly-given command requires nothing more of virtue than obedience. IV. The subsequent pages, 149-158, were written ... ...apital, declaring that a nation can stand on its vices better than on its virtues. But away with you, children, now, for I'm getting cross. DORA... ...pper (you must not breathe on it as you look, or you may blow some of the films of it off the stone), which is simply a woven tissue of scarlet silk... ... of his life, when he is building his own summit! He lets the pale little film of epidote grow right past him; stopping his own summit for it; and ... ... Might we look at that piece of broken quartz again, with the weak little film across it? it seems such a strange lovely thing, like the self-sacrif...

...CONTENTS. LECTURE I. THE VALLEY OF DIAMONDS II. THE PYRAMID BUILDERS III. THE CRYSTAL LIFE IV. THE CRYSTAL ORDERS V. CRYSTAL VIRTUES VI. CRYSTAL QUARRELS VII. HOME VIRTUES VIII. CRYSTAL CAPRICE IX. CRYSTAL SORROWS X. THE CRYSTAL REST NOTES...

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Uneasy Virtue

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... Distributed by Wardour Films ... ... Language English Uneasy Virtue is a 1931 British comedy film di... ... English Uneasy Virtue is a 1931 British comedy film directed by Norman Walker and star... ...Norman Walker and starring Fay Compton, Edmund Breon, Francis Lister, Donald Calthrop, and Garry Marsh.[1] The film was based on the play The Happy Hu... ... ^ BFI Database entry External links Uneasy Virtue at the Internet Movie Database ... ... The films of Norman Walker ... ... The Middle Watch (1930) Uneasy Virtue (1931) ... ... Categories English-language films 1931 films ...

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The Ethics of the Dust

By: John Ruskin

... THE CRYSTAL LIFE • LECTURE 4. THE CRYSTAL ORDERS • LECTURE 5. CRYSTAL VIRTUES • LECTURE 6. CRYSTAL QUARRELS • LECTURE 7. HOME VIRTUES • LEC... ...le-gospel, p. 59, "that a nation can stand on its vices better than on its virtues," explains the main motive of all my books on Political Economy. I... ...ment, "When saw we thee?" It does not refer to the distinct cases in which virtue consists in faith given to command, appearing to foolish human judgm... ... nor to those in which any directly-given command requires nothing more of virtue than obedience. IV. The subsequent pages, 149-158, were written esp... ...capital, declaring that a nation can stand on its vices better than on its virtues. But away with you, children, now, for I'm getting cross. DORA. I'... ...opper (you must not breathe on it as you look, or you may blow some of the films of it off the stone), which is simply a woven tissue of scarlet silk.... ...t of his life, when he is building his own summit! He lets the pale little film of epidote grow right past him; stopping his own summit for it; and he... .... Might we look at that piece of broken quartz again, with the weak little film across it? it seems such a strange lovely thing, like the self-sacrifi...

...ECTURE 1. THE VALLEY OF DIAMONDS · LECTURE 2. THE PYRAMID BUILDERS · LECTURE 3. THE CRYSTAL LIFE · LECTURE 4. THE CRYSTAL ORDERS · LECTURE 5. CRYSTAL VIRTUES · LECTURE 6. CRYSTAL QUARRELS · LECTURE 7. HOME VIRTUES · LECTURE 8. CRYSTAL CAPRICE · LECTURE 9. CRYSTAL SORROWS · LECTURE 10. THE CRYSTAL REST...

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Easy Virtue

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...h loose moral s or who is sexually promiscuous and may refer to: Easy Virtue (play), a play by Noël Coward Easy Virtue (1928 film), a silent f... ...refer to: Easy Virtue (play), a play by Noël Coward Easy Virtue (1928 film), a silent film adaptation of the play directed by Alfred Hitchcock E... ...), a silent film adaptation of the play directed by Alfred Hitchcock Easy Virtue (2008 film), an adaptation of the play co-written and directed by S... ...lm adaptation of the play directed by Alfred Hitchcock Easy Virtue (2008 film), an adaptation of the play co-written and directed by Stephan Elliott...

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Markheim

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...strongly on his visitor, "and in that case," he continued, "I profit by my virtue." Markheim had but just entered from the daylight streets, and his ... ...m. Markheim stood and gazed at him with all his eyes. Perhaps there was a film upon his sight, but the outlines of the newcomer seemed to change and ... ...re than such a murderer as yourself. Do I say that I follow sins? I follow virtues also; they differ not by the thickness of a nail, they are both scy... ...ract of the ages, might yet be found more blessed than those of the rarest virtues. And it is not because you have killed a dealer, but because you ar... ...d not; I was a bondslave to poverty, driven and scourged. There are robust virtues that can stand in these temptations; mine was not so: I had a thirs... ...t I love it from my heart. And are my vices only to direct my life, and my virtues to lie without effect, like some passive lumber of the mind? Not so...

...e. Some are dishonest, and here he held up the candle, so that the light fell strongly on his visitor, and in that case, he continued, I profit by my virtue. Markheim had but just entered from the daylight streets, and his eyes had not yet grown familiar with the mingled shine and darkness in the shop. At these pointed words, and before the near presence of the flame, he b...

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Warriors of Virtue

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...tion company China Film Co-Production Corporation Law Brothers Entertainment ... ... Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (USA) Entertainment Film Distributors (UK) Relea... ... $3,277,084 Warriors Of Virtue is a 1997 Chinese-American fantasy film directed by Ronny Yu. It is ... ... Warriors Of Virtue is a 1997 Chinese-American fantasy film directed by Ronny Yu. It is in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese. Altho... ...ugh commercially unsuccessful and critically panned, a sequel, Warriors of Virtue: The Return to Tao, was made in 2002. ... ...akes him to Master Chung (Chao-Li Chi). Master Chung leads the Warriors of Virtue: five anthropomorphic kangaroos who wield the powers of the elements... ...aroos who wield the powers of the elements. They are Lai: Warrior of Wood (Virtue of Loyalty), Chi: Warrior of Fire (Virtue of Wisdom), Tsun: Warrior ... ...Loyalty), Chi: Warrior of Fire (Virtue of Wisdom), Tsun: Warrior of Earth (Virtue of Integrity), and Yee: Warrior of Metal (Virtue of Righteousness). ... ... Warriors of Virtue received overwhelmingly negative reviews from critics. Film critic Kale Klein of the Carlsbad Current-Argus was so physically dist...

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Coningsby; Or the New Generation

By: Benjamin Disraeli

...e my work to the friend, whose talents I have always appreciated and whose virtues I have ever admired. But because in these pages I have endeavoured ... ...hat it was impossible for any person to possess any ability, knowledge, or virtue, any capacity of reason, any ray of fancy or faculty of imagination,... ...the size of ordinary parks, were crowded with temples dedicate to abstract virtues and to departed friends. Occasionally a triumphal arch celebrated a... ...en and stately trees. The noble proprietor of this demesne had many of the virtues of his class: few of their failings. He had that public spirit whic... ...e won from five hundred high-spirited boys without the possession of great virtues and great talents. As for the dominion of Coningsby himself, it was... ...abstraction, and he observed that the azure sky had vanished, a thin white film had suddenly spread itself over the heavens, and the wind moaned with ...

...us to avail myself of the most graceful privilege of an author, and dedicate my work to the friend, whose talents I have always appreciated and whose virtues I have ever admired. But because in these pages I have endeavoured to picture something of that development of the new and, as I believe, better mind of England, that has often been the subject of our converse and spe...

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Vice and Virtue

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... (Le Vice e la Vertu) original film poster ... ... Box office $9,339,984[1] Vice and Virtue (original French title: Le Vice ... ... Vice and Virtue (original French title: Le Vice et la Vertu) is a 1963 war-time French film starring Annie Girardot as Juliett... ... as Juliette (Vice), Robert Hossein as the sadistic German officer and Catherine Deneuve, in her first notable film role, as Justine (Virtue). ... ...bert Hossein as the sadistic German officer and Catherine Deneuve, in her first notable film role, as Justine (Virtue). It was dir... ...ffice.com/fichfilm.php?id=9301 External links Vice and Virtue (Le Vice e la Vertu) a... ... Films directed by Roger Vadim ... ... Castle in Sweden (1963) Vice and Virtue (1963) ... ... Categories French-language films Film articl...

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The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

By: J. W. Johnson

... and against the Negro in hundreds of books, but in these books either his virtues or his vices have been exaggerated. This is because writers, in nea... ...ant, polished shoes; then it seemed that indistinct and partly obliterated films of memory began at first slowly then rapidly to unroll, forming a vag... ...r than another, it is your women; you put them on a pinnacle of purity and virtue and bow down in a chivalric worship before them; yet you talk and ac... ... to the Southern white man for the manner in which he defends not only his virtues but his vices. He knows, that judged by a high standard, he is narr...

...ween the whites and blacks to-day. Special pleas have already been made for and against the Negro in hundreds of books, but in these books either his virtues or his vices have been exaggerated. This is because writers, in nearly every instance, have treated the colored American as a whole; each has taken some one group of the race to prove his case. Not before has a compos...

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Visas and Virtue

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... Language English Visas and Virtue is a 1997 narrative short film i... ... English Visas and Virtue is a 1997 narrative short film inspired by the true story of Holo... ... 6 External links Background This film is a dramatization (docu-drama)[1]... ...es in 1995.[3] The play was then adapted by actor/director Chris Tashima in 1996, and completed as a 26-minute film in 1997. The film was produced by ... ...r Grove Productions with Visual Communications serving as non-profit sponsor.[4] Visas and Virtue won the Academy Award for Live A... ...ing as non-profit sponsor.[4] Visas and Virtue won the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film in March, 1998 (70th Academy Award... ... beginning of World War II, must decide how much they are willing to risk. Inspired by a true story, Visas and Virtue explores the moral and professio... ...alley Film Festival References ^ Visas and Virtue - SPIKE Powered By IFILM ... ... on Road Theatre site ^ in CSUN newsletter; Vol. II, No. 16 - 5/11/99Visas and Virtue ^...

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The Blazed Trail

By: Stewart Edward White

...match in any other walk of life. He is a strong man, with a strong man's virtues and a strong man's vices. In him the passions are elemental, the ... ...nchman relinquished his hold. The water seemed slowly to rise and over- film the troubled look of pleading in Molly's eyes. "Assassins!" hissed ... ...tle light, with so much snow atop," remarked the scaler carelessly. By virtue of that same careless remark, however, Radway was so confirmed in h... ...mber dealer of an individual whose name now stands for domestic and civic virtue. "I'll have five or six million saw logs to sell you in the sprin... ...ually it had insisted on the attention. Now at last it broke through the film of consciousness. "What is it?" she asked. Thorpe listened. The... ... predisposes the mind to accept as proved in their entirety all the other virtues. Hilda had fallen into this state of mind. She endowed each of t... ... had added a fanaticism, and over the fanaticism was gradually creeping a film of doubt. To the conscientious energy which a sense of duty supplied... ...retained its strength; the innate pride of caste and craft--the sturdiest virtue of the riverman--was in these picked men increased to the dignity o... ...iles of lumber had stood, glowed incandescence over which already a white film was forming. Daly and his man were slapped and cuffed hither and th...

...s to the world a picture of complete adequacy which it would be difficult to match in any other walk of life. He is a strong man, with a strong man?s virtues and a strong man?s vices. In him the passions are elemental, the dramas epic, for he lives in the age when men are close to nature, and draw from her their forces. He satisfies his needs direct from the earth....

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Easy Virtue (play)

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...d then opened in London in 1926. It has been revived several times since and made into a film twice—in 1928 and 2008. In tone and ... ...and made into a film twice—in 1928 and 2008. In tone and style, Easy Virtue is essentially a drawing room melodrama, with flourish... ... 3 Themes 4 Film versions 5 Notes ... ...7 External links Background Easy Virtue was produced at a time when Coward was riding a wave o... ...oman to lead her own life out of the constraints of her husband's opinion. In 1926, Easy Virtue opened at the Duke of York's Theatre in London's West ... ...ism.[4] Against this is Larita, whose reputation as a woman of "easy virtue" is belied, as she maintains a dignified loyalty to he... ... "a young, healthy animal", and in some respects, that is all he is. Film versions Easy Virtue was made into a ... ...e respects, that is all he is. Film versions Easy Virtue was made into a film in 1928 by Alfred Hitchcock. Iron... ...Alfred Hitchcock. Ironically for Coward, known for verbal byplay and wit, it is a silent film. The only remaining piece of dialogue from the play is a...

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The Scottish Chiefs

By: Jane Porter

...tory, may be a bold, though I hope not a vain design. The contemplation of virtue is an improving as well as a delightful employment: and however inad... ... of such excellence, will give it some merit in the eyes of those who love virtue even in its shade. I have spared no pains in consulting almost every... ...s in the Scottish annals, it was with infinite pleasure that I found those virtues in the fathers, which have attached me to their posterity. Delighte... ...eds from the same source: the principle of kindred, of inheritance, and of virtue. Let the long race of Douglas, or the descendants of the Percy, say,... ...ether, reciprocal affection grew with their growth; and sympathy of taste, virtues, and mutual tenderness, gradually mingling their spirits, made them... ...e fixed and compassionate gaze of the knight; but weakness had cast such a film before her eyes, that she hardly discerned that his face was turned to...

...ortrait of one of the most complete heroes that ever filled the page of history, may be a bold, though I hope not a vain design. The contemplation of virtue is an improving as well as a delightful employment: and however inadequate this picture may be to represent duly its great original, yet, that it is a copy of such excellence, will give it some merit in the eyes of tho...

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Purity (film)

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... Production company American Film Company ... ... Distributed by Mutual Film ... ... USA Language Silent film English intertitles ... ... film English intertitles Purity (1916) is an American silent film written by Clifford Howard and dir... ... an American silent film written by Clifford Howard and directed by Rae Berger and starring Audrey Munson. The film is notable for its nude scenes. Th... ...newspaper advertisement for the film. Audrey Munson as Purity / Virtue Nigel D...

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...sounds, if any, regardless of the nature of the material objects, such as films or tapes, in which the works are embodied. The "best edition" of... ...play" a work means to show a copy of it, either directly or by means of a film, slide, television image, or any other device or processor, in the ca... ... material objects, such as books, periodicals, manuscripts, phonorecords, film, tapes, disks, or cards, in which they are embodied. "Motion pictu... ...ssion, regardless of the nature of the material objects, such as tapes or films, in which the reproduction is embodied. (f) Definitions. - As use... ...ecordation as Prerequisite to Infringement Suit. -- No person claiming by virtue of a transfer to be the owner of copyright or of any exclusive righ... ...ication, either through separate copyright notice and registration or by virtue of a general copyright notice in the periodical issue as a whole; a... ...r's exclusive rights, and of all plates, molds, matrices, masters, tapes, film negative, or other articles by means of which such copies or phonorec...

...as projectors, viewers, or electronic equipment, together with accompanying sounds, if any, regardless of the nature of the material objects, such as films or tapes, in which the works are embodied....

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Silent film

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...e 1921 Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, one of the highest-grossing silent films. ... ...ene from Safety Last! (1923) A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound, especially with no spok... ...synchronized recorded sound, especially with no spoken dialogue. In silent films for entertainment the dialogue is transmitted through muted gestures,... ... idea of combining motion pictures with recorded sound is nearly as old as film itself, but because of the technical challenges involved, synchronized... ...lifier tube and the introduction of the Vitaphone system. (The term silent film is therefore a retronym, that is, a term created to distinguish someth... ... most of their performances made restraint and easy naturalism in acting a virtue. Directors such as Albert Capellani (a French director who also did ...

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The Disowned, Volume 5

By: Edward Bulwer Lytton

... produced by Tapio Riikonen and David Widger CHAPTER XLIX. Virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or cr... ... for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.--BACON. It is somewhat remarkable that while Talbot was bequeath... ... were going to fill the dungeon and feed the gibbet; what to them was the virtue they could have supported, or the famine they could have relieved? ... ... over his brows, and for one moment wrestled with his pride and his stern virtue: the virtue conquered, but not the pride; the virtue forbade him to... ...ll men, should suffer so,--you, proud, susceptible, virtuous beyond human virtue,--you, whose fibres are as acute as the naked eye,--that you should... ...But that faithful and loving heart was already deaf to his voice, and the film grew darkening and rapidly over the eye which still with undying fond...

...Virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.?BACON. It is somewhat remarkable that while Talbot was bequeathi...

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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... ...is generally regarded as extending from the early 1940s to the late 1950s. Film noir of this era is associated with a low-key black-and-white visual s... ...he United States during the Great Depression. The term film noir, French for "black film",[1] first applied to Hollywood films by ... ...r the relative frequency with which they centered on women of questionable virtue—a focus that had become rare in Hollywood films after the mid-1930s ... ...the Production Code obliged almost all classic noirs to see that steadfast virtue was ultimately rewarded and vice, in the absence of shame and redemp... ...(1949), with Lancaster again the lead, exemplifies how Siodmak brought the virtues of the B-movie to the A noir. In addition to the relatively looser ...

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Also Sprach Zarathustra

By: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

...Discourses. I. The Three Metamorphoses. II. The Academic Chairs of Virtue. III. Backworldsmen. IV. The Despisers of the Body. V. J... ...XX. Child and Marriage. XXI. Voluntary Death. XXII. The Bestowing Virtue. SECOND PART. XXIII. The Child with the Mirror. XXIV. ... .... Involuntary Bliss. XLVIII. Before Sunrise. XLIX. The Bedwarfing Virtue. L. On the Olive-Mount. LI. On Passing-by. LII. The Apo... ... In his teaching alone do we meet with truthfulness upheld as the highest virtue--i.e.: the reverse of the COWARDICE of the 'idealist' who flees fr... ...r him. To tell the truth and TO AIM STRAIGHT: that is the first Persian virtue. Am I understood?...The overcoming of morality through itself--thr... ...find a depth for her surface. Surface, is woman's soul, a mobile, stormy film on shallow water. Man's soul, however, is deep, its current gusheth...

...IETZSCHE. THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRA. FIRST PART. Zarathustra's Prologue. Zarathustra' Discourses. I. The Three Metamorphoses. II. The Academic Chairs of Virtue. III. Backworldsmen. IV. The Despisers of the Body. V. Joys and Passions. VI. The Pale Criminal. VII. Reading and Writing....

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Fargo (film)

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... company Polygram Filmed Entertainment Working Title Films ... ...riller written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film is set in 1987, and stars Frances McDormand as a pregnant Minnesota po... ...w (Harve Presnell). Fargo premiered at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival where Joel Coen won the festival's Prix de la mise en scène (... ... won the festival's Prix de la mise en scène (Best Director Award) and the film was nominated for the Palme d'Or.[4] A critical and commercial success... ...s won Best Writing (Original Screenplay). In 2006, the film was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by... ... Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) ...

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Thus Spake Zarathustra

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

................................................. 33 II. THE ACADEMIC CHAIRS OF VIRTUE ..................................................................... ........................................................ 72 XXII. THE BESTOWING VIRTUE ..................................................................... ..................................................... 149 XLIX. THE BEDW ARFING VIRTUE ..................................................................... ...er. In his teaching alone do we meet with truthfulness upheld as the highest virtue—i.e.: the reverse of the cowardice of the ‘idealist’ who flees fro... ... after him. To tell the truth and to aim straight: that is the first Persian virtue. Am I understood?...The overcoming of morality through itself—thro... ...d find a depth for her sur- face. Surface, is woman’s soul, a mobile, stormy film on shallow water. 69 Friedrich Nietzsche Man’s soul, however, is de...

.......................................................................................................................... 33 II. THE ACADEMIC CHAIRS OF VIRTUE................................................................................................................. 35 III. BACKWORLDSMEN ......................................................................................

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Duets (film)

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...This article is about the film. For the musical form, see duet; for other uses, see duets (disambigua... ... September 9, 2000 (2000-09-09) (Toronto Film Festival) ... ...23 Duets is a 2000 American road trip film co-produced and directed by Bruce Paltrow and written by John Byrum. T... ... 3 Background 3.1 Film locations 4 R... ...he Omaha contest, each having won the right to compete there for $5,000 by virtue of winning in one of the smaller towns. Finally accepting his daught... ...altrow and her producer/director father Bruce Paltrow worked together on a film project, and it was also Bruce Paltrow's last production before his de...

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The Scottish Chiefs

By: Jane Porter

...istory, may be a bold, though I hope not a vain design. The contemplation of virtue is an improving as well as a delightful employment: and however in... ...py of such excellence, will give it some merit in the eyes of those who love virtue even in its shade. I have spared no pains in consulting almost eve... ...ges in the Scottish annals, it was with infinite pleasure that I found those virtues in the fathers, which have attached me to their posterity. Deligh... ...ceeds from the same source: the principle of kindred, of inheritance, and of virtue. Let the long race of Douglas, or the descendants of the Percy, sa... ...ogether, reciprocal affection grew with their growth; and sympathy of taste, virtues, and mutual tenderness, gradually mingling their spirits, made th... ...the fixed and compassionate gaze of the knight; but weakness had cast such a film before her eyes, that she hardly discerned that his face was turned ...

...ortrait of one of the most complete heroes that ever filled the page of history, may be a bold, though I hope not a vain design. The contemplation of virtue is an improving as well as a delightful employment: and however inadequate this picture may be to represent duly its great original, yet, that it is a copy of such excellence, will give it some merit in the eyes of tho...

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Warriors of Virtue: The Return to Tao

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... Clarkson Distributed by Miramax Films Buena Vista Home Video... ... Language English Warriors of Virtue: The Return to Tao (also known a... ... Warriors of Virtue: The Return to Tao (also known as simply Warriors of Virtue 2 or Warriors of Virtue 2: The Return to Tao) is a 2002 ... ...nown as simply Warriors of Virtue 2 or Warriors of Virtue 2: The Return to Tao) is a 2002 fantasy martial arts film, the straight-to-DVD sequel to the... ...he Return to Tao) is a 2002 fantasy martial arts film, the straight-to-DVD sequel to the 1997 film Warriors of Virtue. This is the last film to star a... ...02 fantasy martial arts film, the straight-to-DVD sequel to the 1997 film Warriors of Virtue. This is the last film to star actor Kevin Smith, who die... ...Beijing, find themselves unexpectedly transported to Tao where it is shown that they are to become Warriors of Virtue. External li... ... are to become Warriors of Virtue. External links Warriors of Virtue: The Return to Tao at the Intern... ...ouched by misfortune when actor Kevin Tod Smith, cast as one of the SEALs, died accidentally, while visiting a film set in China. On February 6, 2002,...

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Beyond Good and Evil

By: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

.........................................................41 CHAPTER VII. OUR VIRTUES..................................................................... .... THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MORALS • CHAPTER VI. WE SCHOLARS • CHAPTER VII. OUR VIRTUES • CHAPTER VIII. PEOPLES AND COUNTRIES • CHAPTER IX. WHAT IS NOBLE... ...airing, mortally wearied soul, notwithstanding the courageous bearing such a virtue may display. It seems, however, to be otherwise with stronger and ... ... almost poison to an entirely different and lower order of human beings. The virtues of the common man would perhaps mean vice and weakness in a philo... ...natured desirabilities swim about promiscuously in their pond. Happiness and virtue are no arguments. It is willingly forgotten, however, even on the ... ...teps and gliding−past of spiritual beings may not be lost on his surface and film Whatever "personality" he still possesses seems to him accidental, a...

..., 19 -- Chapter IV. APOPHTHEGMS AND INTERLUDES, 26 -- Chapter V. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MORALS, 32 -- Chapter VI. WE SCHOLARS, 41 -- Chapter VII. OUR VIRTUES, 48 -- Chapter VIII. PEOPLES AND COUNTRIES, 58 -- Chapter IX. WHAT IS NOBLE?, 67 -- FROM THE HEIGHTS, 80...

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Cult film

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...Plan 9 from Outer Space is an example of a cult film.[1] A cult fi... ... A cult film, also commonly referred to as a cult classic, is a film that has acquired a cult following. Cult films are known for their ded... ...ce bombs, while exclusive definitions focus more on obscure, transgressive films shunned by the mainstream. The difficulty in defining the term and su... ...fficulty in defining the term and subjectivity of what qualifies as a cult film mirror classificatory disputes about art. The term cult film itself wa... ...irst used in the 1970s to describe the culture that surrounded underground films and midnight movies, though cult was in common use in film analysis f... ...opposing the mainstream and further proposes that films can become cult by virtue of their genre or content, especially if it is transgressive. Due to... ...ce against progress and capitalistic ideas of a time-based economy.[13] By virtue of the time travel plot, Back to the Future permits nostalgia for bo...

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Beyond Good and Evil

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

...NATURAL HISTORY OF MORALS • CHAPTER VI. WE SCHOLARS • CHAPTER VII. OUR VIRTUES • CHAPTER VIII. PEOPLES AND COUNTRIES • CHAPTER IX. WHAT IS NOB... ...ring, mortally wearied soul, notwithstanding the courageous bearing such a virtue may display. It seems, however, to be otherwise with stronger and li... ...lmost poison to an entirely different and lower order of human beings. The virtues of the common man would perhaps mean vice and weakness in a philoso... ...tured desirabilities swim about promiscuously in their pond. Happiness and virtue are no arguments. It is willingly forgotten, however, even on the pa... ...to see more under it—the danger of the flier. Not to 15 cleave to our own virtues, nor become as a whole a victim to any of our specialties, to our "... ...ps and gliding-past of spiritual beings may not be lost on his surface and film Whatever "personality" he still possesses seems to him accidental, arb...

.... THE RELIGIOUS MOOD · CHAPTER IV. APOPHTHEGMS AND INTERLUDES · CHAPTER V. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MORALS · CHAPTER VI. WE SCHOLARS · CHAPTER VII. OUR VIRTUES · CHAPTER VIII. PEOPLES AND COUNTRIES · CHAPTER IX. WHAT IS NOBLE? · FROM THE HEIGHTS...

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Closer (film)

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...Closer is a 2004 romantic drama film written by Patrick Marber, based on his award-winning 1997 play of the... ...ols and stars Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman and Clive Owen. The film, like the play on which it is based, has been seen by some as a modern... ...oundtrack. Owen starred in the play as Dan, the role assumed by Law in the film. The film was recognized with a number of awards and nominations, inc... ... GrayNick Hobbs as Taxi DriverColin Stinton as Customs Officer Production Filming Closer was filmed at Elstree Film and Television Studios and on loc... ...Television Studios and on location in London. Music The main theme of the film follows Mozart's opera Così fan tutte, with references to that opera i... ...es’ A.O. Scott wrote, "nlike most movie love stories, Closer does have the virtue of unpredictability. The problem is that, while parts are provocativ...

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Falkland, Book 4

By: Edward Bulwer Lytton

...or the last time. You have, it is true, injured her happiness for life her virtue, thank Heaven, is yet spared; and though you have made her wretch... ...about to be lost to me for ever. I could restrain myself no longer; all my virtue, my pride, forsook me at once. Yes, yes, you are indeed my world... ...ned and heavy air--they did not hear it; and yet it was the knell of peace--virtue--hope--lost, lost for ever to their souls! They separated as th... ...t home with a blest and unblighted name; for her guilt was unknown, and her virtues are yet recorded in the memories of the Poor. They laid her i... ... and bent, softened, shade by shade, into his usual serenity. But the dim film gathered fast over his eye, and the last coldness upon his limbs. H...

.... I hope this the more, because she now feels and decides that it will be for the last time. You have, it is true, injured her happiness for life her virtue, thank Heaven, is yet spared; and though you have made her wretched, you will never, I trust, succeed in making her despised....

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Yentl (film)

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...Yentl is a 1983 romantic musical drama film from MGM, and directed, co-written, co-produced, and starring Barbr... ... she can receive an education in Talmudic Law after her father dies. The film's musical score and songs, composed by Michel Legrand, include the ... ...u Hear Me? " and " The Way He Makes Me Feel ", both sung by Streisand. The film received the Academy Award for Best Original Score and the Golden G... ...a normal life—a take on the legend of the Wandering Jew . In Streisand's film, Yentl's defiance of expectation and definition, a rejection of clear ... ..., a rejection of clear categories of gender and sexuality, is treated as a virtue. Though Yentl faces difficult choices in her attempt to live the lif... ...ion and ambiguity with a powerful, independent sense of self-worth. At the film’s conclusion, Yentl takes this developed, ever-evolving self to Americ...

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The Countess of Dellwyn

By: Sarah Fielding

... in Life gives abundant Opportunity of dissplaying the natural Tendency of Virtue towards the Attainment of Happiness; and, on the contrary, that Mise... ...rst and now, was and is to hold, as it were, the Mirror to Nature; to shew Virtue her own Feature, Scorn her own Image, and the very Age and Body of t... ...ribed Bounds. Every Vice, by which a bad Man is actuated, as well as every Virtue which animates the Bosom of a good Character, tends, if properly man... ...rtuous Man; for this Reason, and more especially because he ought to teach Virtue, he is obliged to be perfectly acquainted with Morality, and to be t... ...he Body is unhealthy whilst it labours under any Distemper whatsoever; for Virtue is as certainly the Strength of the Mind, as Health is visibly the C... ...t to lessen in the Mind the Abhorrence of a vicious Conduct. She could not film over the Odium of her own Actions, by applying to them the Words Galla...

...he following Sheets are composed of the Histories of Persons, whose Conduct in Life gives abundant Opportunity of dissplaying the natural Tendency of Virtue towards the Attainment of Happiness; and, on the contrary, that Misery is the unavoidable Consequence of vicious Life; and tho' it is hoped the Characters are really to be found in human Nature, otherwise they would in...

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Actuality film

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...The actuality film is a non-fiction film genre that like the documentary film uses footage of real events, plac... ...ument, picture of the phenomenon or coherent whole. In practice, actuality films preceded the emergence of the documentary. During the era of early ci... ... become after the documentary came to serve as the predominant non-fiction filmmaking form. An actuality film is not like a newspaper article so much ... ... that it moves. Apart from the traveling actuality genre, actuality is one film genre that remains strongly related to still photography. Despite the... ...ly related to still photography. Despite the demise of the actuality as a film genre, one still refers to "actuality footage" as a building block of ... ...d of conveyance—such as a bus, or rail car—so that the scene can change by virtue of the movement of the vehicle which is transporting the camera. The...

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