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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... ... V. THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF THE STREETS VI. SOME MISGIVINGS AS TO THE AMERICAN INVASION VII. IN THE GALLERY OF THE COMMONS VIII. THE MEANS ... ...NG IN THE COUNTRY XV. FISHING FOR WHITEBAIT XVI. HENLEY DAY XVII. AMERICAN ORIGINS--MOSTLY NORTHERN XVIII. AMERICAN ORIGINS--MOSTLY SOUTHE... ...c, and say that the in-doors cold in England is constant suffering to the American born. It is not that there is no sizzling or crackling radiator, ... ...al their color for a dull page, and to give the charm of their tragedy or comedy to a passage which otherwise would not move. I do not blame them, a...

...Y ODIOUS III. SHOWS AND SIDE-SHOWS OF STATE IV. THE DUN YEAR'S BRILLIANT FLOWER V. THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF THE STREETS VI. SOME MISGIVINGS AS TO THE AMERICAN INVASION VII. IN THE GALLERY OF THE COMMONS VIII. THE MEANS OF SOJOURN IX. CERTAIN TRAITS OF THE LONDON SPRINGTIME X. SOME VOLUNTARY AND INVOLUNTARY SIGHTSEEING XI. GLIMPSES OF THE LOWLY AND THE LOWLIER XII. TWICE-SE...

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American comedy films

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... American action comedy films ... ... American action comedy films ... ... American action comedy films ... ... American adventure comedy films ... ... American adventure comedy films ... ... American adventure comedy films ... ... American black comedy films ... ... American black comedy films ... ... American black comedy films ...

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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... ... V. THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF THE STREETS VI. SOME MISGIVINGS AS TO THE AMERICAN INVASION VII. IN THE GALLERY OF THE COMMONS VIII. THE MEANS ... ...NG IN THE COUNTRY XV. FISHING FOR WHITEBAIT XVI. HENLEY DAY XVII. AMERICAN ORIGINS--MOSTLY NORTHERN XVIII. AMERICAN ORIGINS--MOSTLY SOUTHE... ...c, and say that the in-doors cold in England is constant suffering to the American born. It is not that there is no sizzling or crackling radiator, ... ...al their color for a dull page, and to give the charm of their tragedy or comedy to a passage which otherwise would not move. I do not blame them, a...

...Y ODIOUS III. SHOWS AND SIDE-SHOWS OF STATE IV. THE DUN YEAR'S BRILLIANT FLOWER V. THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF THE STREETS VI. SOME MISGIVINGS AS TO THE AMERICAN INVASION VII. IN THE GALLERY OF THE COMMONS VIII. THE MEANS OF SOJOURN IX. CERTAIN TRAITS OF THE LONDON SPRINGTIME X. SOME VOLUNTARY AND INVOLUNTARY SIGHTSEEING XI. GLIMPSES OF THE LOWLY AND THE LOWLIER XII. TWICE-SE...

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List of American comedy films

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...This is a list of American comedy films. It is separated into two categories: short films and feature... ...This is a list of American comedy films. It is separated into two categories: short films and feature films.... ... minutes long is considered to be of feature-length (although most feature films produced since 1950 are considerably longer, those made in earlier de... ...to as little as four reels, which amounted to about 44 minutes). Short comedy films 1890s ;1894Fred Ott's Sneeze ;1895Robetta and Doretto, No. 1... ...ittle as four reels, which amounted to about 44 minutes). Short comedy films 1890s ;1894Fred Ott's Sneeze ;1895Robetta and Doretto, No. 1Chinese... ...oveThe West Point Story ;1951Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible ManAn American in ParisAngels in the OutfieldComin' Round the MountainDouble Dyna... ...he Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze ;1964A Shot in the DarkThe Americanization of EmilyThe Brass BottleThe Disorderly Orderly Ensign Pulve... ...MatildaThe Mirror Has Two FacesMultiplicityMuppet Treasure IslandMy Fellow AmericansThe Nutty ProfessorThe PallbearerPuddle CruiserSnowboard AcademySp... ...e ParentsMiss Congeniality O Brother, Where Art Thou?The Original Kings of ComedyReady to RumbleThe ReplacementsRoad Trip Scary MovieShanghai NoonSnow...

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2003 Presidential Scholars Program National Recognition Week

By: Johnson

...and one female student from each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Americans living abroad, 15 at-large students, and up to 20 students in... ... Scholars at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. In 1994, The American Association for Gifted Children published its second working p... ...rms, on behalf of the President, the Nation's commitment to education for all Americans, and the potential it has to open doors, encourage action, an... ... theatre and visit many historic sites. In between, I enjoy reading, watching films, and being a football fan. I’ve also grown up participating in a... ... This character had the potential to be hilarious, through the use of physical comedy. When I heard the audience cracking up during every show, I knew... ... stable living working in film. I will forever act in the theater, but making films would give me the greatest pleasure of all. 37 2003 PRESIDENTIAL...

...t Johnson, the Presidential Scholars Program annually selects one male and one female student from each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Americans living abroad, 15 at-large students, and up to 20 students in the arts on the basis of outstanding scholarship, service, leadership and creativity through a rigorous selection and review process administered by the ...

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Comedy

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... Charlie Chaplin Comedy (from the Greek: κωμῳδία, kōmōidía), in the contemporary meaning of ... ...by inducing laughter, especially in theatre, television, film and stand-up comedy. This sense of the term must be carefully distinguished from its aca... ...satisfactory explanation. A later view characterizes the essential agon of comedy as a struggle between a relatively powerless youth and the societal ... ... the cinema of Hong Kong, Bollywood, and French farce. American television has also been an influential force in world comedy: wit... ...erican television has also been an influential force in world comedy: with American series like M*A*S*H, Seinfeld and The Simpsons achieving large fol... ...hat people who laugh more often get sick less.[16][17] American literary theorist Kenneth Burke writes that the “comic frame” in r... .... Comedy Central presented Pulp Comics which had stand-up comedy and short films connected through a stand up performers themes. Robert Small created ... ... Wikiversity Comedy Documentary Films at All Documentaries Comedy at DMOZ ... .... Comedy Central presented Pulp Comics which had stand-up comedy and short films connected through a stand up performers themes. Robert Small created ...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

...s, Priceless Tear-Jug] • CHAPTER XXI. [Insolent Shopkeepers and Gabbling Americans] • CHAPTER XXII. [The Black Forest and Its Treasures] • CHAPT... ...--for instruction is cheap in Heidelberg, and so is living, too. The Anglo-American Club, composed of British and American students, had twenty-five m... ...vited to other colleges, or those colleges will send their experts to him. Americans and Englishmen often join one or another of the five corps. A yea... ...the etiquette of their order and ignored our presence. [How strangely are comedy and tragedy blended in this life! I had not been home a full half-ho... ... 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... ...go to the theater Sunday night and put in two or three hours laughing at a comedy; if he is tired with digging ditches or felling trees all the week, ... ...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 we...

...rmans] · CHAPTER XIX. [The Deadly Jest of Dilsberg] · CHAPTER XX. [My Precious, Priceless Tear-Jug] · CHAPTER XXI. [Insolent Shopkeepers and Gabbling Americans] · CHAPTER XXII. [The Black Forest and Its Treasures] · CHAPTER XXIII. [Nicodemus Dodge and the Skeleton] · CHAPTER XXIV. [I Protect the Empress of Germany] · CHAPTER XXV. [Hunted by the Little Chamois] · CHAPTER XX...

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Comedy Central

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... Comedy Central Records albums ... ... Comedy Central executives ... ... Comedy Central films ... ... Comedy Central films ... ... Comedy Central Family (Netherlands) Comedy Central Films Comedy Central Germany Comedy Central Hungary... ... link on Wikidata MTV Networks American television networks WorldHeritage categories... ... Comedy Central films ... ... link on Wikidata MTV Networks American television networks WorldHeritage categories...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

.......................60 CHAPTER XXI. [Insolent Shopkeepers and Gabbling Americans].....................................................63 CHAPTER... ...ious, Priceless Tear−Jug] • CHAPTER XXI. [Insolent Shopkeepers and Gabbling Americans] • CHAPTER XXII. [The Black Forest and Its Treasures] • CHAPT... ...be−−for instruction is cheap in Heidelberg, and so is living, too. The Anglo−American Club, composed of British and American students, had twenty−five... ...ed the etiquette of their order and ignored our presence. [How strangely are comedy and tragedy blended in this life! I had not been home a full half−... ...ke 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... ...o go to the theater Sunday night and put in two or three hours laughing at a comedy; if he is tired with digging ditches or felling trees all the week... ...t 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'... ...ead spring several lofty storm−scarred towers, one after another, with faint films of vapor curling always about them like spectral banners. If there ...

...hapter XIX. [The Deadly Jest of Dilsberg], 55 -- Chapter XX. [My Precious, Priceless Tear?Jug], 60 -- Chapter XXI. [Insolent Shopkeepers and Gabbling Americans], 63 -- Chapter XXII. [The Black Forest and Its Treasures], 68 -- Chapter XXIII. [Nicodemus Dodge and the Skeleton], 72 -- Chapter XXIV. [I Protect the Empress of Germany], 77 -- Chapter XXV. [Hunted by the Little C...

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American films

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... Films ... ... A–Z of films Fi... ... Silent films ... ...ciences American Society of Cinematographers ... ... African-American films ... ... American 3D films ... ...unny: Live in Concert Allah Made Me Funny: The Official Muslim Comedy Tour Allah Made Me Funny - Official Muslim Comedy Show -... ...) Blue Blazes Blue Caprice Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie Blue Crush 2 Blue Dream ... ...0 film) Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer Cyrus (2010 comedy-drama film) Cytherea (film) Czechoslovakia 1...

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Definitions

By: Henry Seidel Canby

...view of The New York Evening Post, The Bookman, The Nation, and The North American Review_ for permission to reprint such of these essays as have ap... ...TAIN CONDESCENSION TOWARD FICTION THE ESSENCE OF POPULARITY II. ON THE AMERICAN TRADITION THE AMERICAN TRADITION BACK TO NATURE THANKS TO THE... ... THE AMERICAN TRADITION BACK TO NATURE THANKS TO THE ARTISTS TO-DAY IN AMERICAN LITERATURE: ADDRESSED TO THE BRITISH TIME'S MIRROR THE FAMILY MAG... ...orms to new ages and a new speech. The epic, the lyric, the pastoral, the comedy, the tragedy, the elegy, the satire, the myth, even the fable, have... ...pular story almost simultaneously, and see it, just a little later on the films. Millions, also, of the class which never used to read at all are ac... ...teresting to run off, in the midst of a 1922 performance, some of the war films that stirred audiences of 1918. It will be interesting to reread som... ...zzles worthy people who wish to reform literature. Consider the musical comedy of the kind that runs for a year and costs the price of two books f...

...e Atlantic Monthly, Harper?s Magazine, The Century Magazine, The Literary Review of The New York Evening Post, The Bookman, The Nation, and The North American Review for permission to reprint such of these essays as have appeared in their columns....

...CONTENTS PREFACE I. ON FICTION SENTIMENTAL AMERICA FREE FICTION A CERTAIN CONDESCENSION TOWARD FICTION THE ESSENCE OF POPULARITY II. ON THE AMERICAN TRADITION THE AMERICAN TRADITION BACK TO NATURE THANKS TO THE ARTISTS TO-DAY IN AMERICAN LITERATURE: ADDRESSED TO THE BRITISH TIME'S MIRROR THE FAMILY MAGAZINE III. THE NEW GENERATION THE YOUNG ROMANTICS PURITANS ALL...

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List of romantic comedy films

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...This is a list of romantic comedy films, ordered by year of release. ... ...This is a list of romantic comedy films, ordered by year of release. ... ...a Screwball comedy[4] 1936 ... ...a Screwball comedy[5] 1937 ... ... 1999 American Pie Paul Weitz ... ... 2001 American Pie 2 J. B. Rogers ... ... 2003 American Wedding Jesse Dylan ... ... Lists of films by genre ... ... CS1 uses 中文-language script (zh) Romantic comedy films Lists of films by genre L...

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Worldebook Library's Selected Works of George Meredith

By: George Meredith

...ifty The Sentimentalists Miscellaneous Prose An Essay on Comedy Poetry: A Reading of Life, and Other Poems ... ...SES THROUGH HIS PRELIMINARY ORDEAL XI. THE LAST ACT OF THE BAKEWELL COMEDY IS CLOSED IN A LETTER XII. THE BLOSSOMING SEASON XIII. TH... ...ON WERE CONDUCTED UNDER THE APRIL OF LOVERS XIX. THE LAST ACT OF THE COMEDY TAKES THE PLACE OF THE FIRST XXX. CELEBRATES THE BREAKFAST XX... ...cko, and comfort him till I come back.' Jacko was a middle-sized South American monkey, and had been a pet of her husband's. He was supposed to ... ...soit peu philosophe, a ce qu'on dit; a traveller. They say he has a South American complexion. I knew him a boy; and his passion is to put togethe... ...e of his heroes, and of Lancashire origin, strangely!), flew to the South American station, in and about Lord Cochrane's waters; then as swiftly ba... ... 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 ...

...Saxon Farina Case of General Opel The Tale of Chloe The House on the Beach The Gentleman of Fifty The Sentimentalists Miscellaneous Prose An Essay on Comedy Poetry: A Reading of Life, and Other Poems Poems, Volume 1. Poems, Volume 2. Poems, Volume 3....

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List of comedy-horror films

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...This is a chronological list of comedy horror films. 1920s 1920 Haunted Spooks 1921 The H... ...This is a chronological list of comedy horror films. 1920s 1920 Haunted Spooks 1921 The Haunted House ... ... the Haunted Sea 1963 The Old Dark House The Raven 1964 The Comedy of Terrors 1965 Dr. Terror's House of Horrors 1966 Carry... ... 1979 Love at First Bite 1980s 1980 Motel Hell 1981 An American Werewolf in London The Funhouse The Munsters' Revenge Sat...

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Definitions

By: Henry Seidel Canby

................................................................19 II. ON THE AMERICAN TRADITION ........................................................ .........................................................................25 THE AMERICAN TRADITION ........................................................ ..................................................................36 TO−DAY IN AMERICAN LITERATURE: ADDRESSED TO THE BRITISH ......................... ...c forms to new ages and a new speech. The epic, the lyric, the pastoral, the comedy, the tragedy, the elegy, the satire, the myth, even the fable, hav... ... popular story almost simultaneously, and see it, just a little later on the films. Millions, also, of the class which never used to read at all are a... ... interesting to run off, in the midst of a 1922 performance, some of the war films that stirred audiences of 1918. It will be interesting to reread so... ...at puzzles worthy people who wish to reform literature. Consider the musical comedy of the kind that runs for a year and costs the price of two books ...

... FICTION, 3 -- SENTIMENTAL AMERICA, 3 -- FREE FICTION, 8 -- A CERTAIN CONDESCENSION TOWARD FICTION, 14 -- THE ESSENCE OF POPULARITY, 19 -- II. ON THE AMERICAN TRADITION, 25 -- THE AMERICAN TRADITION, 25 -- BACK TO NATURE, 30 -- THANKS TO THE ARTISTS, 36 -- TO?DAY IN AMERICAN LITERATURE: ADDRESSED TO THE BRITISH, 37 -- TIME'S MIRROR, 42 -- THE FAMILY MAGAZINE, 43 -- III. TH...

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List of British comedy films

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...This is a list of British comedy films. 1920s Champagne (1928) A Woman Of Paris (1923) 1930s Ask a P... ...This is a list of British comedy films. 1920s Champagne (1928) A Woman Of Paris (1923) 1930s Ask a Policema... ... to Pimlico (1949)Somewhere in England (1940) (and subsequent series)South American George (1940)Spare a Copper (1940)Turned Out Nice Again (1941)Whis... ...0)Up Pompeii (1971)Up the Chastity Belt (1972)Up the Front (1972) 1980sAn American Werewolf in London (1981)Brazil (1985)Bullshot (1983)Clockwise (19... ...Wild Target (2010)The World's End (2013)* List of British comediansList of American comedy filmsList of films based on British sitcomsFilm genreArchiv... ...et (2010)The World's End (2013)* List of British comediansList of American comedy filmsList of films based on British sitcomsFilm genreArchive Interac... ...0)The World's End (2013)* List of British comediansList of American comedy filmsList of films based on British sitcomsFilm genreArchive Interactive: P... ...British sitcomsFilm genreArchive Interactive: Paul Merton on Early British ComedyThe British Film Institute in association with BT present a guide to ...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

...-for instruction is cheap in Heidelberg, and so is living, too. The Anglo-American Club, composed of British and American students, had twenty-five m... ...ited to other colleges, or those colleges will send their experts to him. Americans and Englishmen often join one or another of the five corps. A ye... ... of the other colors. Once I wished to examine some of the swords, but an American student said, "It would not be quite polite; these now in the wind... ...the etiquette of their order and ignored our presence. [How strangely are comedy and tragedy blended in this life! I had not been home a full half-ho... ... 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... ...go to the theater Sunday night and put in two or three hours laughing at a comedy; if he is tired with digging ditches or felling trees all the week, ... ...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...

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Comedy film

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...Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humour. These films are designed to entertain the audience through amusement, and most of... ... work by exaggerating characteristics of real life for humorous effect.[1] Films in this style traditionally have a happy ending (the black comedy bei... ...ffect.[1] Films in this style traditionally have a happy ending (the black comedy being an exception). One of the oldest genres in film, some of the v... ... in film, some of the very first silent movies were comedies, as slapstick comedy often relies on visual depictions, without requiring sound. Later, w... ...l depictions, without requiring sound. Later, when the sound came in 1927, Comedy films took another swing, due to laughter can now be caused not only... ...tions, without requiring sound. Later, when the sound came in 1927, Comedy films took another swing, due to laughter can now be caused not only by the... ...  US American comedy films  ... ...s (1982), Dumb and Dumber (1994), There's Something About Mary (1998), and American Pie (1999). The romantic comedy film subgenre ... ...re favoured. Some are much more subtle and don't parody horror, such as An American Werewolf In London. Another style of comedy horror can also rely o...

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Seven English Cities

By: W. D. Howells

...t 3.00 Traveller's Edition...................... net 3.00 LONDON FILMS. Illustrated.................... net 2.25 Traveller's Edition..... ... EPISODES A DAY AT DONCASTER AND AN HOUR OUT OF DURHAM THE MOTHER OF THE AMERICAN ATHENS ABERYSTWYTH, A WELSH WATERING-PLACE LLANDUDNO, ANOTHER WE... ... A MODEST LIKING FOR LIVERPOOL Why should the proud stomach of American travel, much tossed in the transatlantic voyage, so instantly hav... ...n they "flank the Mersey for a distance of 6-7 M." they do not respond to American curiosity so frankly as could be wished. They are like other Engl... ...n New York (that was easy), and at the other a comic opera, with a bit of comedy or tragedy in a stage-box, not announced in the bills. The audience...

...ITS OF MANCHESTER IN SMOKIEST SHEFFIELD NINE DAYS' WONDER IN YORK TWO YORKISH EPISODES A DAY AT DONCASTER AND AN HOUR OUT OF DURHAM THE MOTHER OF THE AMERICAN ATHENS ABERYSTWYTH, A WELSH WATERING-PLACE LLANDUDNO, ANOTHER WELSH WATERING-PLACE GLIMPSES OF ENGLISH CHARACTER...

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Prop comedy

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...humorous objects, or conventional objects in humorous ways. The stages and films term "prop", an abbreviation of "property", refers to any object an a... ... an actor handles in the course of a performance. Though some form of prop comedy has likely existed as long as there have been comedians, the genre r... ...ith in the vaudeville era. The vaudeville team Olsen and Johnson used prop comedy extensively in their long running Broadway revue Hellzapoppin. ... ...Hellzapoppin. A prop comic is a comedian who uses prop comedy. Prop comics are sometimes looked down upon by other comedians, and ... ... American ...

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Seven English Cities

By: W. D. Howells

...t 3.00 Traveller's Edition...................... net 3.00 LONDON FILMS. Illustrated.................... net 2.25 Traveller's Edition..... ... EPISODES A DAY AT DONCASTER AND AN HOUR OUT OF DURHAM THE MOTHER OF THE AMERICAN ATHENS ABERYSTWYTH, A WELSH WATERING-PLACE LLANDUDNO, ANOTHER WE... ... A MODEST LIKING FOR LIVERPOOL Why should the proud stomach of American travel, much tossed in the transatlantic voyage, so instantly hav... ...n they "flank the Mersey for a distance of 6-7 M." they do not respond to American curiosity so frankly as could be wished. They are like other Engl... ...n New York (that was easy), and at the other a comic opera, with a bit of comedy or tragedy in a stage-box, not announced in the bills. The audience...

...ITS OF MANCHESTER IN SMOKIEST SHEFFIELD NINE DAYS' WONDER IN YORK TWO YORKISH EPISODES A DAY AT DONCASTER AND AN HOUR OUT OF DURHAM THE MOTHER OF THE AMERICAN ATHENS ABERYSTWYTH, A WELSH WATERING-PLACE LLANDUDNO, ANOTHER WELSH WATERING-PLACE GLIMPSES OF ENGLISH CHARACTER...

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Sketch comedy

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...A sketch comedy comprises a series of short comedy scenes or vignettes, called "sketches", commonly between one and ten... ...essions; however, such improvisation is not necessarily involved in sketch comedy. An individual comedy sketch is a brief scene or... ...r vignette of the type formerly used in vaudeville, and now used widely in comedy and variety shows, talk shows and some children's television series ... ... History 1 Films 1.1 Festivals 1.2 ... ...out of Chicago's The Second City. Notable contemporary American stage sketch comedy groups include The Second City, the Upright Ci... ...ity, the Upright Citizens Brigade and The Groundlings. Films Sketch films are rare, since the genre is associat... ...men on the Moon) and the Monty Python movies. There have been a few sketch films in recent times, but they've been critical and financial failures: Th...

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Prejudices : First Series

By: Henry Louis Mencken

...MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTE • XII. THE GENEALOGY OF ETIQUETTE • XIII. THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE • XIV. THE ULSTER POLONIUS • XV. AN UNHEEDED LAW-GIVE... ...MMORTAL SOUL • XIX. JACK LONDON • XX. AMONG THE AVATARS • XXI. THREE AMERICAN IMMORTALS I. CRITICISM OF CRITICISM OF CRITICISM EVERY now and th... ...s to depict the world as it is, but as it ought to be. Against this notion American criticism makes but feeble headway. We are, in fact, a nation of e... ... prosperous of them is given over, in the main, to bitter attacks upon new films. Come back to daily journalism. The New York Tribune, a decaying pape... ...eason or two, and then abandoned sex as a horror and went back to sex as a comedy. This last is what it actually should be, at least in the theater. T... ... marital conflict. In each case the essential drama is not a tragedy but a comedy — nay, a farce. In each case the conflict is not between imperishabl... ...omething admittedly not true. Here, in other words, we have a situation in comedy, almost exactly parallel to that in which a colored bishop whoops "O...

...VIII. HERMANN SUDERMANN · IX. GEORGE ADE · X. THE BUTTE BASHKIRTSEFF · XI. SIX MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTE · XII. THE GENEALOGY OF ETIQUETTE · XIII. THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE · XIV. THE ULSTER POLONIUS · XV. AN UNHEEDED LAW-GIVER · XVI. THE BLUSHFUL MYSTERY · XVII. GEORGE JEAN NATHAN · XVIII. PORTRAIT OF AN IMMORTAL SOUL · XIX. JACK LONDON · XX. AMONG THE AVATARS · XXI. THREE AME...

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American Comedy Awards

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...d States from 1987 recognizing performances and performers in the field of comedy, with an emphasis on television comedy and comedy films. They began ... ...s in the field of comedy, with an emphasis on television comedy and comedy films. They began in 1987 and until 2000 were sponsored by the ABC televisi... ... who initially billed them as the "first awards show to honor all forms of comedy."In 1989, after the death of Lucille Ball, the statue was named "the... ...the comic legend. In 2001, the last edition for 13 years was presented on Comedy Central. On October 23, 2013, it was announced that NBC has has acqu... ...ntral. On October 23, 2013, it was announced that NBC has has acquired the American Comedy Awards in order to revive them in May 2014. The new cerimon... ...st a similar awards program for two years in the 1970s; it was called the "American Academy of Humor" and was "founded" by Alan King. from the website... ...show, The Comedy Awards, which first aired on April 10, 2011. 1987 Awards American Comedy Award Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)Wood...

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What Is Man

By: Mark Twain

...lit hair of guessing the complexion of his religion: English--Protestant; American-- ditto; Spaniard, Frenchman, Irishman, Italian, South American-- ... ...ns, the Russians, the Germans, the French, the English, the Spaniards, the Americans, the South Americans, the Japanese, the Chinese, the Hindus, the ... ...w remember why. After that we made the English pegs fence in European and American history as well as English, and that answered very well. English ... ...) 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 ... ...t authority, Mr. Grant White) several of the plays had been written. 'The Comedy of Errors' in 1589, 'Love's Labour's Lost' in 1589, 'Two Gentlemen o...

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List of comedy films of the 1940s

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... A list of comedy films released in the 1940s. ... ... A list of comedy films released in the 1940s. ... ...the 1940s. Contents 1 American films ... .... Contents 1 American films 2 ... ... 1 American films 2 British films 3 Comedy horror ... ... 3 Comedy horror 4 Comedy drama American films 1940 ... ... 3 Comedy horror 4 Comedy drama American films 1940 ... ...gland (1940) (and subsequent series) Whisky Galore! (1948) Comedy horror 1940 ...

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Prejudices : First Series

By: Henry Louis Mencken

.................................................................41 XIII. THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE.......................................................... ................................................................66 XXI. THREE AMERICAN IMMORTALS......................................................... .... SIX MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTE • XII. THE GENEALOGY OF ETIQUETTE • XIII. THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE • XIV. THE ULSTER POLONIUS • XV. AN UNHEEDED LAW−GIVER ... ...st prosperous of them is given over, in the main, to bitter attacks upon new films. Come back to daily journalism. The New York Tribune, a decaying pa... ... season or two, and then abandoned sex as a horror and went back to sex as a comedy. This last is what it actually should be, at least in the theater.... ...of marital conflict. In each case the essential drama is not a tragedy but a comedy nay, a farce. In each case the conflict is not between imperisha... ... something admittedly not true. Here, in other words, we have a situation in comedy, almost exactly parallel to that in which a colored bishop whoops ...

...UDERMANN -- ú IX. GEORGE ADE -- ú X. THE BUTTE BASHKIRTSEFF -- ú XI. SIX MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTE -- ú XII. THE GENEALOGY OF ETIQUETTE -- ú XIII. THE AMERICAN MAGAZINE -- ú XIV. THE ULSTER POLONIUS -- ú XV. AN UNHEEDED LAW?GIVER -- ú XVI. THE BLUSHFUL MYSTERY -- ú XVII. GEORGE JEAN NATHAN -- ú XVIII. PORTRAIT OF AN IMMORTAL SOUL -- ú XIX. JACK LONDON -- ú XX. AMONG THE AVA...

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List of comedy films of the 1950s

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... 2010s A list of c... ... 2010s A list of comedy f... ...le Man An A... ... The Quiet Man C... ... Scared Stiff C... ... Lists of f... ... Categories Incomplete lists from August 2008 Lists of comedy f...

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Adventures and Letters

By: Richard Harding Davis

..., LONDON X. CAMPAIGNING IN CUBA, AND GREECE XI. THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR XII. THE BOER WAR XIII. THE SPANISH AND ENGLISH COR... ... you were not my son. I think you are going to take a high place among American authors, but I do not think you are going to do it by articles ... ...e he returned there to work--once as a correspondent during the Spanish-American War, 54 and again when he went with Augustus Thomas to as... ...st time. We are young yet and the world’s wide and there’s a new farce comedy written every minute and I have a great many things to do myself ... ... Cyril Maude played the hero and Brandon Thomas and Barrie the two low comedy parts--two Scotchmen of 306 Thrums. I started to play one ... ...y. She had heard the commandant informing the landlady, a grand low comedy character from Brooklyn, who had the room next to Cecil’s. I int... ...ackmailer named H---- called, with photos of atrocities and letters and films. He wanted 30 Pounds for the lot. I gave him 3 Pounds for three ...

...DITERRANEAN AND PARIS VII. FIRST PLAYS VIII. CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA X. MOSCOW, BUDAPEST, LONDON X. CAMPAIGNING IN CUBA, AND GREECE XI. THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR XII. THE BOER WAR XIII. THE SPANISH AND ENGLISH CORONATIONS XIV. THE JAPANESE-RUSSIAN WAR XV. MOUNT KISCO......

...TERRANEAN AND PARIS VII. FIRST PLAYS VIII. CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA I X. MOSCOW, BUDAPEST, LONDON X. CAMPAIGNING IN CUBA, AND GREECE XI. THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR XII. THE BOER WAR XIII. THE SPANISH AND ENGLISH CORONATIONS XIV. THE JAPANESE-RUSSIAN WAR XV. MOUNT KISCO...

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List of comedy films of the 1970s

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... 2010s A list of c... ... 2010s A list of comedy f... .... Contents 1 1970s 2 British f... ...s 1 1970s 2 British films to be added 3 C... ...lms to be added 3 Comedy-horror 4 Comedy-drama 5 Parody f... ... What's Up, Doc? With Children at the Seaside 1973 A... ... Up Pompeii! (1971) Up the Chastity Belt (1972) Up the Front (1972) C...

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Underground

By: Suelette Dreyfus

...sorted to using that most special of US militia infiltration devices. An American accent and a woman's touch. Suelette weaved her magic. The Black ... ...on xi 1 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 1 2 The Corner Pub 45 3 The American Connection 84 4 The Fugitive 120 5 The Holy Grail 159 6 P... ...ents, and presto! Galileo would be on its way to investigate Jupiter. American anti-nuclear activists didn't quite see it that way. They figured... ...he head-slapping stupidity of the situation could only be viewed as black comedy. The NASA site had a password of SYSTEM for their fully privilege... ...here was a duck pond, a bowling green, a sort of mini-cinema which showed films in the early evenings, eight pay phones, a football field, a cricket...

...Contents. Acknowledgements viii Introduction xi 1 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 1 2 The Corner Pub 45 3 The American Connection 84 4 The Fugitive 120 5 The Holy Grail 159 6 Page One, the New York Times 212 7 Judgment Day 244 8 The International Subversives 285 9 Operation Weather 323 10 Anthrax--the Outsider 364 11 The Prisoner's D...

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Comedy Central Records

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... Genre Comedy Country of origin ... ... Official website Comedy Central Records Comedy Central ... ... Comedy Central Records is a record label founded by Jack Vaughn and Comedy Central (part of Viacom's MTV Networks) that puts out comedy albums ... ... MTV Films ... ... Categories American independent record labels Record labels esta... ... MTV Films ... ... Categories American independent record labels Record labels esta...

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The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

By: J. W. Johnson

...his 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... ...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... ...rned that this ability to laugh heartily is, in part, the salvation of the American Negro; it does much to keep him from going the way of the Indian. ... ...here were eight or ten of them. Two, as I afterwards learned, were colored Americans. All of them were cigar makers and worked in one of the large fac... ...ire to make him a failure in serious work, in order to force him back into comedy. In the same respect, the public is not too much to be blamed, for g...

...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 composite and proportionate presentation of the entire race, embracing all of its various groups and elements, showing their r...

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List of comedy films of the 1980s

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... A list of comedy films released in the 1980s. ... ... A list of comedy films released in the 1980s. ... ...Lloyd Bridges, Ethel Merman A spoof of disaster films ... ...t, Mary Steenburgen, Pamela Reed, Jason Robards Comedy-drama ... ... Contents 1 American films ... ... Contents 1 American films 2 ... ... 2.11 British films 3 Comedy-horror ... ... 5 Comedy-drama 6 Parody films American films ... ...'s Harry Crumb? British films An American Werewolf in London (1981) ...

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Antwerp to Gallipoli

By: Arthur Ruhl

...herd of us, all drawn in one way or another by the war, had caught the first American ship, the old St. Paul, and, with decks crowded with trunks and ... ...Yes, to fight.” “With Servia?” asked some one politely, with the usual vague American notion of the Balkan states. The Bulgarian's eyes shone curiousl... ... recovering from the panic of that afternoon. Flags had been hauled down—the American consul was even asked if he didn't think it would be safer to ta... ...light from a London Fogs 34 The consul of Cognac! It sounded like a musical comedy when we met on the steamer last August; not quite so odd when we b... ...at evening at the Little Theatre in Unter den Linden. It is an old−fashioned comedy laid in the Vienna of 1815—two love−stories, lightly and quaintly ... ...e beautiful name of “Quentin Morvaren.” You will doubtless recall Mr. Shaw's comedy, and the characteristic “realistic” fun he has with his Romans and... ...ish at Robert College and had a son there; the photographer who developed my films also had a son there—and so on. Snow−capped mountains rise just beh...

... miles away, to the little Wisconsin lake where I was fishing. A strange herd of us, all drawn in one way or another by the war, had caught the first American ship, the old St. Paul, and, with decks crowded with trunks and mail?bags from half a dozen ships, steamed eastward on the all but empty ocean. There were reservists hurrying to the colors, correspondents, men going ...

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List of comedy films of the 1990s

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... A list of comedy films released in the 1990s. ... ... A list of comedy films released in the 1990s. ... ...the 1990s. Contents 1 American ... ... 1.10 1999 2 British 3 Comedy-horror ... ... 4 Hong Kong 5 Parody 6 Comedy-drama ... ... 6 Comedy-drama 7 References American 1990 ... ... Multiplicity Muppet Treasure Island My Fellow Americans The ... ... Lists of films by genre ... ... Categories Incomplete lists from August 2008 Lists of comedy films by decade 1...

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A Legacy of Leadership

...he Arts cannot claim all of the credit for the abundance of art enjoyed by Americans today, we have helped to fuel the increas- ing hunger for the vis... ... ing hunger for the visual arts, music, dance, drama and good design among American citizens. I firmly believe there is no more important investment i... ...elieve there is no more important investment in the creative future of the American people. All of us at the NEA are proud of our role as partner and... ...d for excellence,” according to Dee Davis, Executive Producer of Appalshop Films. “NEA funding helped Appalshop make the case that what was local was ... ... Rescuing A Cherished Art Form What would it be like if America’s greatest films were to disappear? This could have happened. In the mid-1960s, more t... ...appear? This could have happened. In the mid-1960s, more than half of U.S. films produced before 1951 had been lost, largely as a result of deteri- or... ... “An astonishingly good novel, radiant with intelligence and artful high comedy.” Sowing the Seeds for Success 54 55 Above: John Kennedy Toole rec... ...s “An astonishingly good novel, radiant with intelligence and artful high comedy.” Newsweek “A gem—one of the funniest books ever written.” The New R... ...one of the funniest books ever written.” The New Republic “A masterwork of comedy…The novel astonishes with its inventiveness, it lives in the play of...

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List of comedy films of the 2000s

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... A list of comedy films released in the 2000... ... A list of comedy films released in the 2000s. ... ... 9 2008 10 2009 11 English films United Kingdom ... ... 10 2009 11 English films United Kingdom 12 Sci-fi-comedy films ... ... 12 Sci-fi-comedy films 13 Comedy-horror 14 Comedy-drama ... ... 13 Comedy-horror 14 Comedy-drama 15 Parody films ... ... [79] The American Astronaut ... ...r [80] American Desi ... ...i [81] American Pie 2 ...

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Martin Eden

By: Jack London

... all the world seemed to shape itself into forms of Elizabethan tragedy or comedy and his very thoughts were in blank verse. It trained his ear and ga... ...prosperity, and he honored it by delivering platitudinous sermonettes upon American institutions and the opportunity said institutions gave to any har... ...s, the latter large and brown and cooked in Mexican style. Rice, cooked as American housewives never cook it and can never learn to cook it, appeared ... ...ed. The fruit store, where Martin had bought his vegetables, was run by an American whose business principles were so weak that he let Martin run a bi... ...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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British comedy

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...ous and memorable comic actor s and characters in the last fifty years. Film comedy British comedy films are legion, but among the most notable are ... ...c actor s and characters in the last fifty years. Film comedy British comedy films are legion, but among the most notable are the Ealing comedies, ... ...ng comedies, the 1950s work of the Boulting Brothers, and innumerable popular comedy series including the St Trinian's films, the " Doctor " series... ...g Brothers, and innumerable popular comedy series including the St Trinian's films, the " Doctor " series, and the long-running Carry On films . So... ...es, and the long-running Carry On films . Some of the best known British film comedy stars include Will Hay, George Formby, Sir Norman Wisdom, Si... ...lers and the Monty Python team. Other actors associated with British comedy films include Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Dame Margaret Rutherford... ... a comedy from the late 1960s and early 1970s that introduced both British and American audiences to such luminaries as John Cleese, Eric Idle, Mic...

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