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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... ... UP BESIDE THE SACRED CLOSE] It was necessary to the transaction of the drama that from time to time the agents of the penny-chair company should ... ...ansplanted to our plutocratic soil, something analogous might at least be dramatized. Elsewhere that tradition does not come to flower in the open A... ...he king held a levee at St. James's; and one conceived of it as something dramatic, something historic, something, on the grand scale, civic. But if... ...in cap as peculiarly cruel and foolish, merely because it is archaic? All war and all the images of it are cruel and foolish. The April morning, ... ...uropean hand of iron wear the glove of velvet. There is always an English war going on somewhere, but one does not relate to it the kindly-looking y... ...o the throne. No doubt the joyful rebound from the depression of the Boer war is also still felt; but for whatever reason London life is gay and gla...

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Drama

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... Poem Drama Short story ... ... Comedy Drama Epic ... ... Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance.[1] The te... ... dramatists competed at the City Dionysia (though during the Peloponnesian War this may have been reduced to three), each offering a single comedy.[17... ...e early gems of Urdu Theatre (performed by Parsi Companies) were made into films. Urdu Dramatic tradition has been a spectator’s delight since 100 yea... ...). ^ See also WorldHeritage's List of drama films. ^ Banham (1998, 894–900). ... ... dramatists competed at the City Dionysia (though during the Peloponnesian War this may have been reduced to three), each offering a single comedy.[17... ...e early gems of Urdu Theatre (performed by Parsi Companies) were made into films. Urdu Dramatic tradition has been a spectator’s delight since 100 yea...

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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... ... UP BESIDE THE SACRED CLOSE] It was necessary to the transaction of the drama that from time to time the agents of the penny-chair company should ... ...ansplanted to our plutocratic soil, something analogous might at least be dramatized. Elsewhere that tradition does not come to flower in the open A... ...he king held a levee at St. James's; and one conceived of it as something dramatic, something historic, something, on the grand scale, civic. But if... ...in cap as peculiarly cruel and foolish, merely because it is archaic? All war and all the images of it are cruel and foolish. The April morning, ... ...uropean hand of iron wear the glove of velvet. There is always an English war going on somewhere, but one does not relate to it the kindly-looking y... ...o the throne. No doubt the joyful rebound from the depression of the Boer war is also still felt; but for whatever reason London life is gay and gla...

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List of drama films

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...List of drama films is a chronological listing of films in the drama genre. List of drama films... ...List of drama films is a chronological listing of films in the drama genre. List of drama films of the 1900s... ... List of drama films of the 1900s List of drama films of the 1910s List of drama films of th... ... List of drama films of the 1900s List of drama films of the 1910s List of drama films of the 1920... ... List of drama films of the 1920s List of drama films of the 1930s List of drama films of th... ... List of drama films of the 1920s List of drama films of the 1930s List of drama films of the 1940... ... War ... ... anti-war ...

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The Dynasts : An Epic-Drama of the War with Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred and Thirty Scenes, The Time Covered by the Action Being about Ten Years

By: Thomas Hardy

...is eBook was produced by Douglas Levy. THE DYNASTS AN EPIC-DRAMA OF THE WAR WITH NAPOLEON, IN THREE PARTS, NINETEEN ACTS, AND ... ...produced by Douglas Levy. THE DYNASTS AN EPIC-DRAMA OF THE WAR WITH NAPOLEON, IN THREE PARTS, NINETEEN ACTS, AND ONE HUNDRED A... ...s." PREFACE The Spectacle here presented in the likeness of a Drama is concerned with the Great Historical Calamity, or Clash of Peopl... ...n which King George the Third had his favourite summer residence during the war with the first Napoleon, and where he was visited by ministers and ... ...tion; and accordingly, on a belated day about six years back, the following drama was outlined, to be taken up now and then at wide intervals ever s... ...ptember 1903. CONTENTS. THE DYNASTS: AN EPIC-DRAMA OF THE WAR WITH NAPOLEON Preface PART FIRST Characters Fo... ...rs file out to the lobbies. The House and Westminster recede into the films of night, and the point of observation shifts rapidly across the... ...eve Before five more have joined the shotten years Whose useless films infest the foggy Past, Traced thick with teachings glimpsed u... ...surps that of the sun, bringing into view, like breezes made visible, the films or brain-tissues of the Immanent Will, that pervade all things, ...

...Preface: The Spectacle here presented in the likeness of a Drama is concerned with the Great Historical Calamity, or Clash of Peoples, artificially brought about some hundred years ago....

...CONTENTS. THE DYNASTS: AN EPIC-DRAMA OF THE WAR WITH NAPOLEON Preface PART FIRST Characters Fore Scene. The Overworld Act First:-- Scene I. England. A Ridge in Wessex 6...

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Asian historical period drama films

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...enre in which stories are based on historical events and famous persons. Some historical dramas attempt to accurately portray a historical event or bi... ...raphy, to the degree that the available historical research will allow. Other historical dramas are fictionalised tales that are based on an actual pe... ...ased on an actual person and their deeds. Due to the sheer volume of films included in this genre and in the interest of continuit... ...luded in this genre and in the interest of continuity, this list is primarily focused on films pertaining to the history of East Asia, Central Asia, a... ...tory of Near Eastern and Western civilisation, please refer to list of historical period drama films. The films on this page are d... ...f Near Eastern and Western civilisation, please refer to list of historical period drama films. The films on this page are divided... ... Afghanistan during the Soviet war in Afghanistan ... ... 1971 about the Battle of Longewala in the Indo-Pakistani war 1971 (film... ... 1971 based on the plight of Indian prisoners of war in the aftermath of 1971 war between India and Pakistan. ...

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What Is Man

By: Mark Twain

...et it is to be praised for courage and be huzza'd at with tear-choked voices as the war-worn regiment marches past the worshiping multitude with flags... ...ieve that mere public opinion could force a timid and peaceful man to-- O.M. Go to war? Yes--public opinion can force some men to do ANYTHING. 12 Y... ... bloom and flourish, and ended in producing a surprising fruitage--in the fields of war. The history of man is full of such accidents. The accident o... ...nates the scheme, consistently and artistically develops it, and carries the little drama creditably through--all without help or suggestion from you?... ...incidents, more episodes; the actor and the story-teller borrowed them. And so the drama grew, little by little, stage by stage. It is made up of th... ...ade up of the facts of life, not creations. It took centuries to develop the Greek drama. It borrowed from preceding ages; it lent to the ages that ... ...nly glad.) They gavel me, these stale and overworked stage directions, these carbon films that got burnt out long ago and cannot now carry any faintes...

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Docudrama

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... A docudrama (or documentary drama) is a genre of radio and television program ming, feature f... ...d television program ming, feature film, and staged theatre, which features drama tized re-enactment s of actual events. On stage, it is sometimes... ...dhere to known historical facts, while allowing a greater or lesser degree of dramatic license in peripheral details, and where there are gaps in th... ...ate category belongs to the second half of the twentieth century. After World War II, Louis de Rochemont, creator of The March of Time, became a pr... ...a producer at 20th Century Fox . There he brought the newsreel aesthetic to films, producing a series of movies based upon real events using a real... ...l events using a realistic style that became known as semidocumentary . These films ( The House on 92nd Street, Boomerang, 13 Rue Madeleine ) were ... ... such as The Naked City . Perhaps the most significant of the semidocumentary films was He Walked by Night, based upon the serial killer Erwin "Mach... ...) United 93 (film) (2006) Rescue Dawn (2007) Breach (2007) Charlie Wilson's War (2007) A Mighty Heart (2007) Zodiac (2008) Che (2008) The Becko... ... Saddam (2008) Space Race (2005) Moonshiners (2011–12) Culloden (1964) The War Game (1965) Death of a Princess (1980) The Road to Guantanamo (2...

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What Is Man

By: Mark Twain

...to be praised for courage and be huzza'd at with tear-choked voices as the war-worn regiment marches past the worshiping multitude with flags flying a... ... mere public opinion could force a timid and peaceful man to-- O.M. Go to war? Yes--public opinion can force some men to do ANYTHING. Y.M. ANYTHING... ...d flourish, and ended in producing a surprising fruitage--in the fields of war. The history of man is full of such accidents. The accident of a broke... ... scheme, consistently and artistically develops it, and carries the little drama creditably through--all without help or suggestion from you? Y.M. Ye... ..., more episodes; the actor and the story-teller borrowed them. And so the drama grew, little by little, stage by stage. It is made up of the facts o... ... the facts of life, not creations. It took centuries to develop the Greek drama. It borrowed from preceding ages; it lent to the ages that came afte... ...) They gavel me, these stale and overworked stage directions, these carbon films that got burnt out long ago and cannot now carry any faintest thread ...

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Costume drama

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...A costume drama or period drama is a period piece in which elaborate costumes, sets and properties a... ...ply to several genres but is most often heard in the context of historical dramas and romances, adventure films and swashbucklers. The implication is ... ...st often heard in the context of historical dramas and romances, adventure films and swashbucklers. The implication is that the audience is attracted ... ...by the lavish costumes as by the content. The most common type of costume drama is the historical costume drama, both on stage and in movies. This ca... ...gory includes Barry Lyndon, Amadeus, Braveheart, From Hell and Robin Hood. Films that are set in the 1930s and 1940s, such as Last Man Standing, may a... ...tseller by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery) as well as the historical war drama Passchendaele. Canadian historical and period films are deeply en... ... as the historical war drama Passchendaele. Canadian historical and period films are deeply entwined with the film industries of both their American a...

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

...ggled, momentary victor in the greatest of Great Wars, which is the family war. Ted looked at her hope- lessly, then shrieked at Tinka: “For the love ... ...us excursion ashore. Among the tremendous crises of each day none was more dramatic than starting the engine. It was slow on cold mornings; there was ... ...ors. Billboards with crimson god- desses nine feet tall advertising cinema films, pipe to- bacco, and talcum powder. The old “mansions” along Ninth St... ... I feel pretty good this morning!” III Epochal as starting the car was the drama of parking it before he entered his office. As he turned from Oberlin... ... period were somewhat less elaborate than the plans for a general European war. He fretted to Miss McGoun, “What time you going to lunch? Well, make s... ...des? Why do you suppose so many Substantial Citizens jumped right into the war? Think it was all pa- triotism?” Babbitt snorted, “What do you expect? ... ...ow very, very much earth and rock there was in it. He liked three kinds of films: pretty bathing girls with bare legs; policemen or cowboys and an ind... ...The green light of a police-station, and greener radiance on the snow; the drama of a patrol-wagon—gong beating like a terrified heart, headlights sco... ...lankly beautiful, suspiciously beautiful young men; outlining the plots of films about pure prostitutes and kind-hearted train-robbers; and giving dir...

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English drama

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...orks. Webster has received a reputation for being the Elizabethan and Jacobean dramatist with the most unsparingly dark vision of human nature. Webste... ...ly says, that Webster always saw "the skull beneath the skin". While Webster's drama was generally dismissed in the eighteenth and nineteenth centurie... ...e roles had been played by boys). New genres of the Restoration were heroic drama, pathetic drama, and Restoration comedy . Notable heroic traged... ...y held the London stage (together with foreign operetta imports) until World War I and was then supplanted by increasingly popular American musica... ...contemporaries. The motion picture mounted a challenge to the stage. At first, films were silent and presented only a limited challenge to theatre. Bu... ...nd presented only a limited challenge to theatre. But by the end of the 1920s, films like The Jazz Singer could be presented with synchronized sound... ...itical and social issues, like marriage, class, "the morality of armaments and war" and the rights of women."English literature." Encyclopædia Britann... ... (1935) and Family Reunion (1939). There were three further plays after the war. The period 1945-2000 An important cultural movement in the Britis...

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What Is Man and Other Essays of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain

...to be praised for courage and be huzza’d at with tear choked voices as the war worn regiment marches past the worshiping multitude with flags flying a... ...at mere public opinion could force a timid and peaceful man to— O.M. Go to war? Yes—public opinion can force some men to do anything. Y.M. Anything?... ...nd flourish, and ended in producing a surprising fruitage—in the fields of war. The history of man is full of such accidents. The accident of a broken... ...cheme, con sistently and artistically develops it, and carries the little drama creditably through—all without help or suggestion from you? Y.M. Yes.... ...s, more episodes; the actor and the story teller borrowed them. And so the drama grew, little by little, stage by stage. It is made up of the facts of... ...f the facts of life, not creations. It took centuries to develop the Greek drama. It borrowed from preceding ages; it lent to the ages that came after... ...They gavel me, these stale and overworked stage direc tions, these carbon films that got burnt out long ago and cannot now carry any faintest thread ...

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War film

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...ut naval, air, or land battles, sometimes focusing instead on prisoners of war, covert operations, military training, or other related subjects. At ti... ... covert operations, military training, or other related subjects. At times war films focus on daily military or civilian life in wartime without depic... ...ert operations, military training, or other related subjects. At times war films focus on daily military or civilian life in wartime without depicting... ...drama, biographical, or even alternate history fiction. Themes explored in war films include combat, survivor and escape stories, tales of sacrifice, ... ...a, biographical, or even alternate history fiction. Themes explored in war films include combat, survivor and escape stories, tales of sacrifice, stud... .... The term anti-war film is sometimes used to describe films which bring to the viewer the pain and horror of war, often from a po... ...(1936), and Tell it to the Marines (1926 film). Other films focused on the drama inherent in the new technology and fading chivalry of aerial combat i... ...ar in 1941 Hollywood began to mass-produce war films. Many of the American dramatic war films in the early 1940s were designed to celebrate American u... ...number of mostly patriotic war films, which used the war as a backdrop for dramas and adventure stories, partly carried over from the 1940s war films....

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The Magic Skin

By: Honoré de Balzac

...usion about a gambling saloon at night as vulgar as that of a bloodthirsty drama, and just as effective. The rooms are filled with players and onlooke... ...ace. Some seven or eight onlookers stood by way of an audience, awaiting a drama composed of the strokes of chance, the faces of the actors, the circu... ... who took part in these sombre pleasures. Every bystander thought he saw a drama, the closing scene of a noble life, in the fortunes of that bit of go... ...try ablaze, blow their own brains out, plot for a republic or clamor for a war—” “Emile,” Raphael’s neighbor called eagerly to the speaker, “on my hon... ...Skin niture; were expressed by the surrounding disorder, and brought light films over the vision of those assembled, so that the air seemed full of in... ... by reason of its contradictions; a life that afforded all the delights of war in the midst of peace? I was growing drowsy when Rastignac kicked the d... ...and imperatively demanding a prompt and enormous expenditure of vitality. War, Power, Art, like De- bauch, are all forms of demoralization, equally r...

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List of historical period drama films

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... From Tiberius Gracchus to the Sack of Rome (410). BBC Docu-drama. Late Antiquity/Early Middle Age... ... Joan of Arc, the French heroine of the Hundred Years' War Saint Joan ... ... Joan of Arc, the French heroine of the Hundred Years' War Joan of Arc ... ... Joan of Arc, the French heroine of the Hundred Years' War The Messenger: The Story... ...96 1692–1693 dramatization of the Salem witch trials that took place in Province of Mass... ... during the English Civil War Films set in the 18th and 19th centuries Films... ... France after Napoleon I Unlike the first two films, this version states 1814 at the start. Dantes' plan happens over a t... ... It is the first installment in the trilogy of films about Empress Elisabeth of Austria ... ... 1876–1877 historical drama based on actual diaries of residents of Deadwood, South Dakota, inclu...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...played tennis, gave chafing-dish parties, took a graduate semi- nar in the drama, went “twosing,” and joined half a dozen societies for the practise o... ...eers, who in- tended to become missionaries, over painting scenery for the dramatic club, over soliciting advertisements for the college magazine. She... ... wind- ing streets and arcades, but she had assembled the town council and dramatically defeated him. III Though she was Minnesota-born Carol was not ... ...rints of bad and famous pictures, shelves of phonograph records and camera films, wooden toys, and in the midst an anxious small woman sitting in a pa... ...to franker rebuffs; they were working up to a state of painfully righteous war when they were saved by the coming of food. Though Juanita Haydock was ... ...o—lived 181 Sinclair Lewis seven miles out. He was a captain in the Civil War, and knew General Sherman, and they say he was a miner in Nevada right ... ... of virtuousness, and the procession of Decoration Day, when the few Civil War veterans followed Champ Perry, in his rusty forage-cap, along the sprin...

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List of costume drama films

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...A costume-drama film is a type of period piece . Films by period Ancient 10, 000 BC (2008) 300 (2006) A.D. ... ... Vanity Fair (1998) Vanity Fair (2004) Victoria's Shadow (1998) War and Peace (1956) War and Peace (1972) War and Peace (1998) Wu... ... A Southern Yankee (1948) A Time for Killing (1967) A Time Out of War (1954) A Woman Rebels (1936) Alice in Wonderland (1951) Alic... ...a (1990) Centennial (1978) Charlotte Forten's Mission (1985) Civil War Diary (1990) Class of '61 (1993) Cold Mountain (2003) Colorado ... ...r's End (1999) Young Winston (1972) Zoya (1995) List of historical drama films Middle Ages in film The Period-Drama Timeline listing cos... ...d (1999) Young Winston (1972) Zoya (1995) List of historical drama films Middle Ages in film The Period-Drama Timeline listing costume d... ... films Middle Ages in film The Period-Drama Timeline listing costume dramas according to the year in which they are set. Costume Chronicles Co... ... according to the year in which they are set. Costume Chronicles Costume Drama Webzine Enchanted Serenity of Period Films A fansite dedicated to p... .... Costume Chronicles Costume Drama Webzine Enchanted Serenity of Period Films A fansite dedicated to period films. Period Movies and Dramas list...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

... interfered--for the only reason which ever permits him to interfere--and the day's war was over. It was now two in the afternoon, and I had been pre... ...gure like 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... ...with the brave true heart whose love had more honored him than all his victories in war. When the people heard this resolve of his, they came and tol... ...ld be no poetry written about it. None COULD be written about it. Example: NOT by war's shock, or war's shaft,--SHOT, with a rock, on a raft. No po... ... and animals, glass-eyed, ably stuffed, and set up in the most natural eloquent and dramatic attitudes. The moment we were abed, the rain cleared awa... ...thinnest kind of nothingness, thickened up a little with a few wandering shreds and films of cloud moving in a lazy procession far below. Presently, ... ...t its head spring several lofty storm-scarred towers, one after another, with faint films of vapor curling always about them like spectral banners. I... ...hen I retired to make a note to the effect that in Italy persons connected with the drama do not cheat. The episode with the showman reminds me of a ... ...were restored to them. Hence it is plain that in Italy, parties connected with the drama and the omnibus and the toy 288 interests do not cheat. Th...

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BBC television drama

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...asting network in the United Kingdom. As with any major broadcast network, drama forms an important part of its schedule, with many of the BBC's top-r... ... to the 1980s the BBC received much acclaim for the range and scope of its drama productions, producing series, serials and plays across a range of ge... ...ys across a range of genres, from soap opera to science-fiction to costume drama, with the 1970s in particular being regarded as a critical and cultur... ...e with working in a visual medium as he was a former assistant director of films. This was unlike most of his colleagues, who came across from the BBC... ...boats on the Palace lake in scenes depicting the Zeebrugge Raid in a World War I play. The Times credited the ambition of BBC television drama in its...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

...ed--for the only reason which ever permits him to interfere--and the day's war was over. It was now two in the afternoon, and I had been present sinc... ... 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 she... ...brave true heart whose love had more honored him than all his victories in war. When the people heard this resolve of his, they came and told him the... ...poetry written about it. None COULD be written about it. Example: NOT by war's shock, or war's shaft,--SHOT, with a rock, on a raft. No poet who va... ...als, glass-eyed, ably stuffed, and set up in the most natural eloquent and dramatic attitudes. The moment we were abed, the rain cleared away and the... ...kind 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... ...d spring several lofty storm-scarred towers, one after another, with faint films of vapor curling always about them like spectral banners. If there w... ...ired to make a note to the effect that in Italy persons connected with the drama do not cheat. The episode with the showman reminds me of a dark chap... ...ored to them. Hence it is plain that in Italy, parties connected with the drama and the omnibus and the toy interests do not cheat. The stocks of go...

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American films

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... Films ... ... A–Z of films Fi... ... Silent films ... ... 5 Card Stud 5 Card Stud (2002 film) 5 Days of War 5 Fingers 5 Steps to Danger 5 to 7 ... ...Drunkard's Reformation A Face in the Fog A Face of War A Fall from Grace A Family Affair (1937 film) ... ... A Ticklish Affair A Tiger Walks A Time Out of War A Time for Dancing A Time for Dying ... ... Artificially Speaking Artists and Orphans: A True Drama Artois the Goat Artworks (film) A... ... Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer Cyrus (2010 comedy-drama film) Cytherea (film) Czechoslovakia 1968 ... ... Dragoon Wells Massacre Dragstrip Girl (1994 film) Dramatic School (film) Drawing Down the Moon (film) ...

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Martin Eden

By: Jack London

... upward into that vast shadow-realm of spirit-groping, where good and evil war eternally. Sometimes he questioned, and induced in her mind temporary d... ...treet. When they came to a quiet corner, they united and held a council of war. "Eighth Street Bridge is the place," said a red-headed fellow belongin... ... lay in a supply for my next attack on the editors. Money is the sinews of war, in my case - money and patience." "But if all you wanted was money, wh... ... social etiquette and enunciating his views on Paul Verlaine or the German drama or the novels of D'Annunzio. We'd be bored to death. I, for one, if I... .... Humphry Ward's new book to Shaw's latest play, through the future of the drama to reminiscences of Mansfield. They appreciated or sneered at the mor... ...rgets its grief in watching the sunlight percolate through the tear-dimmed films over the pupils, so Martin forgot his sickness, the presence of Ruth,...

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List of war films and TV specials

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...This list of war film s and TV specials that are films and television series such as Documentaries, TV mini series and drama... ... are films and television series such as Documentaries, TV mini series and drama serials depicting aspects of historical wars. Anglo-Saxon invasio... ...eopard (1985) Dark of the Sun / The Mercenaries (1968) The Dogs of War (1981) Der Fall Bernd K. ( The Case of Bernd K. ) (1967) Geschwad... ...adeleine und der Legionär ( Madeleine and the Legionary ) (1958) Men of War (1994) PS zum lachenden Mann ( PS to the Laughing Man ) (1967) Sc... ...(1969) Soldiers of Fortune (2012) The Wild Geese (1978) Scanian War Snapphanar Spanish Reconquest El Cid (1961) Troja... ...ll of the Roman Empire (1964), the Marcomanni War Asterix animated films based on the comic book character and the Gallic Wars Gladiator ... ...the 1857 mutiny Jhansi Ki Rani (1956) about the 1857 mutiny Kranti , drama about the 1857 war of independence Junoon (1979) about the 1857 m... ...rose Bierce: Civil War Stories (2006), depiction of "Bitter Bierce" and a dramatization of three Civil War tales (2007) Dog Jack (2010) Linc... ...n 1949 Axis of War: The First of August (2010) The first in a trilogy of films promoting the PLA. Depicts the Northern Expedition and 1927 Nancha...

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Martin Eden

By: Jack London

...nward and upward into that vast shadow-realm of spirit-groping, where good and evil war eternally. Sometimes he questioned, and induced in her mind te... ... of the street. When they came to a quiet corner, they united and held a council of war. "Eighth Street Bridge is the place," said a red-headed fellow... ...l have to lay in a supply for my next attack on the editors. Money is the sinews of war, in my case - money and patience." "But if all you wanted was ... ...ing up to social etiquette and enunciating his views on Paul Verlaine or the German drama or the novels of D'Annunzio. We'd be bored to death. I, for ... ... from Mrs. Humphry Ward's new book to Shaw's latest play, through the future of the drama to reminiscences of Mansfield. They appreciated or sneered a... ..., that forgets its grief in watching the sunlight percolate through the tear-dimmed films over the pupils, so Martin forgot his sickness, the presence...

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The War of the Worlds (radio drama)

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... Genre Radio drama Running time ... .... 1, by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky "The War of the Worlds" is an episode of the American radio drama anthology seri... ... "The War of the Worlds" is an episode of the American radio drama anthology series The Mercury Theatre on the Air. It was performed as ... ...aker Orson Welles, the episode was an adaptation of H. G. Wells' novel The War of the Worlds (1898). It became famous for allegedly causing mass panic... ...adio audience may have been listening to Edgar Bergen and tuned in to "The War of the Worlds" during a musical interlude, thereby missing the clear in... ...ical interlude, thereby missing the clear introduction that the show was a drama, but recent research suggests this only happened in rare instances.[4... ... Feature films ... ... Unfinished films ... ... Films in which Welles directed some scene...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

... word, the deluge of blows began, but before long the surgeon once more inter- fered—for the only reason which ever permits him to inter- fere—and the... ...Her gown was of a soft white silky stuff that clung to her round young figure like a fish’s skin, and it was rippled over with the gracefulest little ... ...bering him in his needs and delivering sun- dry such cargoes into his hands at times when only special providences could have relieved him. He was a d... ... the cause of humanity, and so find a worthy death and a blessed reunion with the brave true heart whose love had more honored him than all his victor... ... lined with large glass cases which were filled with all sorts of birds and animals, glass-eyed, ably stuffed, and set up in the most natural elo- que... ...eeping, insectlike, up its surface, with their heels projecting over the thinnest kind of nothingness, thickened up a little with a few wandering shre... ... terracelike projections— a stairway for the gods; at its head spring several lofty storm- 205 A Tramp Abroad scarred towers, one after another, with... ...rge sums in that way—it was the kind of per- Mark Twain 286 son I was. Then I retired to make a note to the effect that in Italy persons connected wi... ...ted away; but they were called back, and the franc and one of the coppers were restored to them. Hence it is plain that in Italy, parties connected wi...

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Alliance Films

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...ute independent film s outside the United States . History Alliance Films era (1984–2012) It was formed in 1984 by Stephen Roth, Denis Hérou... ....5% of the equity. GS Capital owns the remainder of the company. Alliance Films was headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, in the Quartier Internation... ...eal, Quebec, in the Quartier International . In the mid-2000s, Alliance Films began to produce films in moderation. In addition to producing films ... ... Screen Gems and Original Film . They also produced and distributed the war drama Passchendaele , and co-produced the comedy Stone of Destiny ... ...reen Gems and Original Film . They also produced and distributed the war drama Passchendaele , and co-produced the comedy Stone of Destiny wit...

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The Lost World

By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

...escending the river the boat was upset and the case which contained the undeveloped films was broken, with disastrous results. Nearly all of them wer... ...ter, the slow preparation of the stage upon which was to be played the inexplicable drama of life. On the origin of life itself he was discreetly vag... ...human right and justice, or you never feel clean again. That's why I made a little war on my own. Declared it myself, waged it myself, ended it myse... ...end, and had two dry seasons in those very parts, as I told you when I spoke of the war I made on the slave-dealers. Well, when I was up there I hear... ..., with a gun in my fist and somethin' to look for that's worth findin'. I've tried war and steeplechasin' and aeroplanes, but this huntin' of beasts ... ...ght have been well with him. It was that foolish, irresistible Latin impulse to be dramatic which brought his own downfall. Roxton, the man who had ... ...the glade." "We have been privileged to overhear a prehistoric tragedy, the sort of drama which occurred among the reeds upon the border of some Juras...

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Warp Films

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...ny based in Sheffield & London, UK, with a further affiliated company Warp Films Australia based in Melbourne, Australia. History Warp Films was esta... ... financial support from NESTA and had a remit to produce a number of short films. After the death of Rob Mitchell in 2001, Beckett decided to continu... ...r the death of Rob Mitchell in 2001, Beckett decided to continue with Warp Films and enlisted the expertise of Sheffield friend Mark Herbert (who had ... ...opted by a local skinhead gang after his father is killed in the Falklands war. Since its release in early 2007 it has gained many awards including th... ... Films produced Chris Morris’ debut feature Four Lions, a satirical comedy drama following a group of homegrown Islamic terrorists from Sheffield, Eng...

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The Lost World

By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

... the river the boat was upset and the case which contained the undeveloped films was broken, with disastrous results. Nearly all of them were totally... ...slow preparation of the stage upon which was to be played the inexplicable drama of life. On the origin of life itself he was discreetly vague. That... ...ht and justice, or you never feel clean again. That's why I made a little war on my own. Declared it myself, waged it myself, ended it myself. Each... ...had two dry seasons in those very parts, as I told you when I spoke of the war I made on the slave-dealers. Well, when I was up there I heard some ya... ...gun in my fist and somethin' to look for that's worth findin'. I've tried war and steeplechasin' and aeroplanes, but this huntin' of beasts that look... ...been well with him. It was that foolish, irresistible Latin impulse to be dramatic which brought his own downfall. Roxton, the man who had earned hi... ...." "We have been privileged to overhear a prehistoric tragedy, the sort of drama which occurred among the reeds upon the border of some Jurassic lagoo...

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List of World War II films

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...Below is an incomplete list of fictional feature films or miniseries which feature events of World War II in the narrative. ... ...ist of fictional feature films or miniseries which feature events of World War II in the narrative. There is a separate list of Wo... ...II in the narrative. There is a separate list of World War II TV series. ... ... 2 Common topics 3 Films made during the War of Ethiopia and the Sino-Japanese War ... ...Common topics 3 Films made during the War of Ethiopia and the Sino-Japanese War ... ... 1938 4 Films made during the Second World War ... ... 9 TV series 10 Dramatized documentary 11 Spanish Civi... ... Many aspects of this conflict have repeatedly been the subject of drama. These common subjects will not be linked when they appear in the fil... ...  France Shanghai !The Shanghai Drama Le drame de Shanghaï ...

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One of Our Conquerors

By: George Meredith

...s upon the theme of business displaced it. Just before the fall, the whole drama of the un- folding of that secret was brilliant to his eyes as a scen... ... us, fret us, nevertheless. Dartrey free, he was relieved of the murderous drama in- 30 One of Our Conquerors cessantly in the mind of shackled men. ... ...CHAPTER V THE LONDON WALK WESTWARD IN THAT NATIONALLY interesting Poem, or Dramatic Satire, once famous, The Rajah in London (London, Limbo and Sons, ... ...ad pretty cheap, and were accounted tasty. Skepsey’s main thought was upon war: the man had dis- coursed of pigs. He informed the man of his having he... ...heir own, the pork-butcher said; and he praised Old En- gland for avoiding war. Skepsey nodded. How if war is forced on us? Then we fight. Suppose we ... ...e been under prompting of Nataly when he derided Dudley; but Victor was at war with the picture of her, in her compression of a cruel laugh, while her... ...e to work in the direction of the casuistries and the sensational webs and films. Facing Victor, it was a block. But the thought came: how could she m...

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List of World War II short films

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... Below is an incomplete list of short films or animated cartoons that pertain to World War II, or t... ... Below is an incomplete list of short films or animated cartoons that pertain to World War II, or the years leading up to it. ... ... 1 Restrictions 2 Films made before the war ... ... 1 Restrictions 2 Films made before the war 2.1 1930s ... ... 2.1 1930s 3 Films made during the war ... ...1 1930s 3 Films made during the war 3.1 Year undete... ...l Incident Anthony Asquith Dramatic film about a yachtsman at Dunkirk. ... ... Kill or Be Killed Len Lye Dramatic film of a confrontation between a Tommy and a German... ...nformation Preston Sturges Dramatic film. IA ...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...pprehended, or even lost out of sight. It is dark to eyes touched with the films of human frailty: but it is ‘dark with excessive bright.’* Hence it h... ...lity to others, upon the possible relations of Christian- ity to the total drama of this world. I will endeavor to ex- plain my views. And the reader,... ...er. His literary fate was what might have been expected. After the Persian war, the reputation of his verses rapidly decayed. Wits arose in Athens, wh... ...purposes. But, for want of room, I confine myself to saying a few words on war, and the mode in which it will be extinguished by Christianity. WAR.—Th... ...public favor. Thirty years ago, there was hardly a breath stirring against war, as the sole natural resource of national anger or national competition... ...ciously integrate each other—that, finally, when reviewed, make up a total drama, of which each writer’s separate share would have been utterly imperf... ...ble only as a general conspiracy to commit suicide might avail against the drama of God’s providence. Either conspiracy * See Mr. Yates’s ‘Annotations...

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Pier Pressure (audio drama)

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... Pier Pressure is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series D... ...hile Parents Sleep[1] and also starred in I'm an Explosive.[2] These 1930s films do exist, and contain early appearances by "Billy Hartnell", who (as ... ... Sixth Doctor audio dramas ... ... Arrangements for War Medi... ... The Seeds of War ... ... The Ratings War Exce...

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The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices : No Thoroughfare ; The Perils of Certain English Prisoners

By: Charles Dickens

...d blessings, the recruiting sergeant watchfully elbowed his way, a thread of War in the peace ful skein. Likewise on the walls were printed hints tha... ...? There’s the bed I prom ised you, clean and comfortable. There’s the man I war ranted not to disturb you, quiet in this world for ever. If you’re f... ...dered, Mr. Goodchild went out to survey the watering place. As Chorus of the Drama, without whom Thomas could make The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentic... ...sation upon him of being forced to look at the old man along those two fiery films, from that moment.) ‘I must tell it to you, ’ said the old man, wit... ...efore him Two old men! Two. The eyes of each, connected with his eyes by two films of fire: each, exactly like the other: each, addressing him at prec... ...result of their hearing of nothing but their own order and John Scott. Grand Dramatic Company from London for the Race Week. Poses Plastiques in the ...

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Hidden War

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...Hidden War is a 2000 made-for-TV movie which was a drama that starred Yasmine Bleeth and James Russo. Cast... ... External links Hidden War at the Internet Movie Database ... ... Categories 2000 television films 2000s drama films America... ...ries 2000 television films 2000s drama films American television films ... ... 2000s drama films American television films American films All stub a...

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Little Dorrit

By: Charles Dickens

... of my having done that violence to good manners, in the days of a Russian war, and of a Court of Inquiry at Chelsea. If I might make so bold as to de... ...hat, if Mr Cripples had been the chief of the Cripplewayboo tribe with his war-paint on, they could scarcely have done greater justice to their educat... ...dful!’ The Patriarch, apparently not yet understanding his own part in the drama under representation, glowed with vacant serenity. 151 Little Dorrit... ...nt—not my own wrongs—what was I! but all the rejection of sin, and all the war against it, in which I had been bred?’ She laid her wrathful hand upon ... ...ness upon it. The beauties of the sunset had not faded from the long light films of cloud that lay at peace in the hori- zon. From a radiant centre, o...

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List of book-based war films (1775–1898 wars)

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... Contents 1 American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) ... ... 2.2.2 Naval operations 2.2.3 Peninsular War (1807–1814) ... ... 4 19th century 4.1 Finnish War ... ... Battle of Lougou For later conflicts, see the List of films based on war books — 1898–192... ...he List of films based on war books — 1898–1926. See also List of films based on war books ... ...on war books List of films based on war books — pre-1775 List of films based on war books — 1898–192... ... American Revolution-related lists Films based on military novels War drama films A...

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