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Passages from the American Notebooks, V1

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...EL HAWTHORNE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AMERICAN NOTEBOOKS, V1 Title: PASSAGES FROM THE AMERICAN NOTEBOOKS, ... ...... ...can Notebooks, V1 Nathaniel Hawthorne Table of Contents Passages From The American Notebooks, V1 ................................................... ... to the City Tavern, where the bar−room presented a Sabbath scene of repose,—stage−folk lounging in chairs half asleep, smoking cigars, generally with... ...scene this. A stranger, here and there, poring over a newspaper. Many of the stage−folk sitting in chairs on the pavement, in front of the door. Passa... ...d the church−spires did so. On our drive home we passed through Charlestown. Stages in abundance were passing the road, burdened with passengers insid... ...e has a season ticket,—about an amateur who lately appeared there, and about actresses, with other theatrical scandal.—In the smoking−room, two checke...

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Stage Door

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...r Stage Door theatrical poster ... ... Based on Stage Door (play)  by Edna Ferber George S. Kauf... ... $1,762,000[2] Stage Door is a 1937 RKO film, adapted from the play by the same name, that... ...d from the play by the same name, that tells the story of several would-be actresses who live together in a boarding house at 158 West 58th Street in ... ...s and superior attitude make her no friends among the rest of the aspiring actresses living there, particularly her new roommate, flippant, cynical da... ... The writers listened to the young actresses talking and joking off set during rehearsals and incorporated the... ...nsight and characterization. (...) The dialogue is brilliant, with typical American point and brevity, but nearly always spiteful and cruel, for these... ... Dooley, Roger, From Scarface to Scarlett: American Films in the Thirties External links ... ... External links Stage Door at the American Film Institute Catalog Stage Door at the ...

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The American Claimant, And Other Stories and Sketches

By: Mark Twain

...Literature Collection World Public Library.org CLAIMANT Title: THE AMERICAN CLAIMANT Author: MARK TWAIN Language: English Subject: Fiction, L... ...... ...2002 [eBook #3179] [Posted: 02/03/01] PGCC Collection: The American Claimant, by Mark Twain eBook file: mtacl10.htm or mtacl10.zip** ... .... "And as usual!" "What, Colonel?" "Seven of them in that hotel. Actresses. And all burnt out, of course." "Any of them burnt up?" "... ... dream, and resolute that the process should go through all the necessary stages without assuaging telegrams q other nonsense from home, and here wa...

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Actor

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... After 1660 in England, when women first started to appear on stage, the terms actor or actress were initially used interchangeably for f... ...d to determine exactly) when the Greek performer Thespis stepped on to the stage at the Theatre Dionysus to become the first known person to speak wor... ...ly in a character such that she or he continues to portray a character off-stage or off-camera for the duration of the project. Although some actors e... ...g the reign of Charles II in part due to the fact that he enjoyed watching actresses on stage.[17] The first occurrence of the term actress was in 170... ...atrical acting did not look good on film. Griffith required his actors and actresses to go through weeks of film acting training.[19] ... ... has a minimal presence on terrestrial radio in the United States. Much of American radio drama is restricted to rebroadcasts or podcasts of programs ... ... ^ Wilmeth, Don B.; Bigsby, C.W.E. (1998). The Cambridge history of American theatre. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. pp. 449... ...cember 8, 1660.  ^ "Women as actresses" (PDF). Notes and Queries. The New York Times. 18 October 1885. A... ...esenting U. S. theatre actors and stage managers. American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA): a union repres...

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The American Claimant, And Other Stories and Sketches

By: Mark Twain

...Literature Collection World Public Library.org CLAIMANT Title: THE AMERICAN CLAIMANT Author: MARK TWAIN Language: English Subject: Fiction, L... ...... ...3, 2001] [Updated: November 29, 2001] PGCC Collection: The American Claimant, by Mark Twain eBook File: mtacl11.htm or mtacl11.zip** ... .... "And as usual!" "What, Colonel?" "Seven of them in that hotel. Actresses. And all burnt out, of course." "Any of them burnt up?" "... ... dream, and resolute that the process should go through all the necessary stages without assuaging telegrams q other nonsense from home, and here wa...

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Stage Beauty

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...Stage Beauty is a 2004 British-American-German romantic period drama directed by Richard Eyre. The screenp... ...re. The screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher is based on his play Compleat Female Stage Beauty, which was inspired by references to 17th century actor Edward... ... Charles II's mistress, comes upon Kynaston ranting rabidly about women on stage and literally seduces Charles II into banning men from playing female... ...roles. ^ In actuality it was not men who were banned but allowing women on stage. "Women as actresses" (PDF).and Queries. The New York Times. 18 Octob... ...lity it was not men who were banned but allowing women on stage. "Women as actresses" (PDF).and Queries. The New York Times. 18 October 1885. Archived... ...riginal on 27 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-14. "There seems no doubt that actresses did not perform on the stage till the Restoration, in the earlies... ...ven Tom Stoppard — is more infantile than funny, and I'm not sure that the American playwright Jeffrey Hatcher, who concocted this piece for the stage...

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The American Claimant, And Other Stories and Sketches

By: Mark Twain

...Literature Collection World Public Library.org CLAIMANT Title: THE AMERICAN CLAIMANT Author: MARK TWAIN Language: English Subject: Fiction, L... ...... ... 2001] [Updated: August 29, 2002] THE AMERICAN CLAIMANT, BY TWAIN Additional extensive proofing was don... .... "And as usual!" "What, Colonel?" "Seven of them in that hotel. Actresses. And all burnt out, of course." "Any of them burnt up?" "... ... dream, and resolute that the process should go through all the necessary stages without assuaging telegrams or other nonsense from home, and here w...

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Mary Morris (American stage actress)

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... 1916-1956 Mary Morris (June 24, 1895 - January 16, 1970)[1] was an American stage actress with a long and ... ...16-1956 Mary Morris (June 24, 1895 - January 16, 1970)[1] was an American stage actress with a long and varied ca... ...in only one film Double Door in 1934, hence her name is lost to modern audiences. Selected stageography ... ...John Parker; final edition here published by Gale Research ^ Great Actors & Actresses of the American Stage in Hist... ...l edition here published by Gale Research ^ Great Actors & Actresses of the American Stage in Historic Photographs ... ... here published by Gale Research ^ Great Actors & Actresses of the American Stage in Historic Photographs p.66 c.19... ... 1970 deaths People from Swampscott, Massachusetts Actresses from Massachusetts ... ... Actresses from Massachusetts Radcliffe College alumni American stage actresses ... ...tresses from Massachusetts Radcliffe College alumni American stage actresses 20th-ce...

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The American Claimant, And Other Stories and Sketches

By: Mark Twain

...c Literature Collection World Public Library.org CLAIMANT Title: THE AMERICAN CLAIMANT Author: MARK TWAIN Language: English Subject: Fiction,... ...... .......................................................................114 The American Claimant i The American Claimant Mark Twain This page copyright... ... they walked. "And as usual!" "What, Colonel?" "Seven of them in that hotel. Actresses. And all burnt out, of course." "Any of them burnt up?" "Oh, no... ...ane dream, and resolute that the process should go through all the necessary stages without assuaging telegrams q other nonsense from home, and here w...

...Table of Contents: The American Claimant, 1 -- Mark Twain, 1 -- EXPLANATORY, 1 -- THE WEATHER IN THIS BOOK, 2 -- Chapter I, 2 -- Chapter II, 6 -- Chapter III, 10 -- Chapter IV, 17 -- Chapter V, 20 -- Chapter VI, 24 -- Chapter VII, 26 -- Chapter VII...

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Stage Door Johnny

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... For the term applied to gentleman fans of actresses, see Gaiety Girls#Stagedoor Johnnies ... ... For the term applied to gentleman fans of actresses, see Gaiety Girls#Stagedoor Johnnies ... ... updated on January 14, 2008 Stage Door Johnnies waited for the lady performers ... ...performers at the stage door after Edwardian musical comedies Stage Door Johnny (1965–1996) was an American Thoro... ...wardian musical comedies Stage Door Johnny (1965–1996) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse best known for his ... ...nd his performances were such that he is considered by many to be the best long-distance runner in American racing history. Stage ... ...ns International Stakes Class Play - filly who won the 1984 Coaching Club American Oaks Damsire of...

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Passages from the American Notebooks, Volume 1

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

... World Public Library.org NOTEBOOKS, VOL. 1 Title: PASSAGE FROM THE AMERICAN NOTEBOOKS, VOL. 1 Author: NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE Language: English S... ...... ...5 [EBook #8088] [Posted: June 13, 2003] AMERICAN NOTEBOOKS, V1 Produced by Tapio Riikonen and David Widge... ...the City Tavern, where the bar-room presented a Sabbath scene of repose,--stage-folk lounging in chairs half asleep, smoking cigars, generally with ... ... this. A stranger, here and there, poring over a newspaper. Many of the stage-folk sitting in chairs on the pavement, in front of the door. We w... ...hurch-spires did so. On our drive home we passed through Charlestown. Stages in abundance were passing the road, burdened with passengers inside... ...s a season ticket,--about an amateur who lately appeared there, and about actresses, with other theatrical scandal.--In the smoking-room, two checke...

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Florence Roberts (stage actress)

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... Florence Roberts (February 14, 1871 - July 17, 1927) was an early-twentieth-century American stage actress. She was born in... ... Florence Roberts (February 14, 1871 - July 17, 1927) was an early-twentieth-century American stage actress. She was born in New York... ... Adrienne Morrison. Roberts was a cousin to character actor Theodore Roberts with whom she had appeared on the stage. Roberts' greatest stage success ... ...rederick Vogeding. Later years In 1912 she was one of the first famous stage stars to appear in a film version... ... References ^ Bordman, Gerald. The Oxford Companion to American Theatre 2nd Edition, p. 582, c... ...Articles with hCards 1871 births 1927 deaths Actresses from New York ... ... 1927 deaths Actresses from New York 19th-century American actresses ... ...from New York 19th-century American actresses American silent film actresses 20th-ce...

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The American Claimant, And Other Stories and Sketches

By: Mark Twain

...MERICAN CLAIMANT by MARK TWAIN The American Claimant Mark Twain Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World W... ...hing, with nothing substantial behind it to justify it. I did not create the American claimant to the earldom of Rossmore; I did not hunt for him, did... ...pposed to be dead; his younger brother softly took possession; presently the American did die, and straightway his eldest product put in his claim--by... ...ey walked. "And as usual!" "What, Colonel?" "Seven of them in that hotel. Actresses. And all burnt out, of course." "Any of them burnt up?" "Oh, ... ...ane dream, and resolute that the process should go through all the necessary stages without assuaging telegrams q other nonsense from home, and here w...

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Sarah Jones (stage actress)

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... Sarah Jones (born November 29, 1973) is a Tony- and Obie Award-winning American playwright, actress, and poet. Called "a maste... ...cated to raise awareness about immigrant rights issues, yielded Waking the American Dream, the solo show that became the basis for Bridge & Tunnel... ...3 births Living people African-American actresses American stage actresses ... ... Living people African-American actresses American stage actresses ... ... African-American actresses American stage actresses American women poets ... ... American people of Caribbean descent Actresses from Baltimore, Maryland Bryn Mawr College ...

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The Man Upstairs and Other Stories

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...ine Distributed Proofreading Team THE MAN UPSTAIRS There were three distinct stages in the evolution of Annette Brougham's attitude towards the knocki... ...composition of her waltz, she had heard it almost subconsciously. The second stage set in when it became a physical pain like red−hot pincers wrenchin... ... rehearsing Fate's Footballs in particular, rehearsals had just reached that stage of brisk delirium when the author toys with his bottle of poison an... ...elongs exclusively to minor actors, men of weight on the Stock Exchange, and American professional pugilists. Mr 'Skipper' Shute belonged to the last−... ...re,' he cried. 'Destroy me!' 'Let George do it,' said the voice, in a marked American accent. 'I never murder on a Friday; it's unlucky. If it's not a... ...rative with many gestures and an occasional gulp, he proceeded to do so. The American listened attentively. 'So you can't sell your picture, and you'v... ...e,' he yelled severely, 'is talked about men lowering themselves by marrying actresses. I was a guest at a supper−party last night at which an actress... ...nd paid accordingly. That's why I'm able to go about giving suppers to great actresses.' 'I read it on the train,' said Peggy. 'It's dandy. Do you kno...

...Excerpt: THE MAN UPSTAIRS There were three distinct stages in the evolution of Annette Brougham?s attitude towards the knocking in the room above. In the beginning it had been merely a vague discomfort. Absorbed in the composition of her waltz, she had heard it almost subconsc...

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American burlesque

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...tisement for a burlesque troupe, 1898 American burlesque is a genre of variety show. Derived from elements of Vic... ...e There were three main influences on American burlesque in its early years: Victorian burlesque, "leg shows" and... ...me.[14] The influence of the minstrel show soon followed; one of the first American burlesque troupes was the Rentz-Santley Novelty and Burlesque Comp... ...o an audience of men who also worked for a living. [A]mong these imitation actresses, I have seen at times real jewels, featured girls who exercised a... ...d dancing; some were less active but compensated by appearing in elaborate stage costumes.[1] Exotic "cooch" dances (similar to bellydancing) were bro... ...hough a murder-mystery, spends much of its running time depicting the back-stage life of burlesque performers.[24] The first motio... ... the action was filmed in medium or long shots, because the production was staged in a theater and the camera photographed the stage from a distance. ... ...o an audience of men who also worked for a living. [A]mong these imitation actresses, I have seen at times real jewels, featured girls who exercised a...

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The Man Upstairs and Other Stories

By: Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

...CRAT IN ALCALA THE MAN UPSTAIRS There were three distinct stages in the evolution of Annette Brougham's attitude towards the knockin... ...position of her waltz, she had heard it almost subconsciously. The second stage set in when it became a physical pain like red-hot pincers wrenching... ...rsing _Fate's Footballs_ in particular, rehearsals had just reached that stage of brisk delirium when the author toys with his bottle of poison and... ...ngs exclusively to minor actors, men of weight on the Stock Exchange, and American professional pugilists. Mr 'Skipper' Shute belonged to the last... ...he cried. 'Destroy me!' 'Let George do it,' said the voice, in a marked American accent. 'I never murder on a Friday; it's unlucky. If it's not a ... ...ive with many gestures and an occasional gulp, he proceeded to do so. The American listened attentively. 'So you can't sell your picture, and you... ... he yelled severely, 'is talked about men lowering themselves by marrying actresses. I was a guest at a supper-party last night at which an actress ... ...aid accordingly. That's why I'm able to go about giving suppers to great actresses.' 'I read it on the train,' said Peggy. 'It's dandy. Do you kn...

...THE MAN UPSTAIRS. There were three distinct stages in the evolution of Annette Brougham?s attitude towards the knocking in the room above. In the beginning it had been merely a vague discomfort. Absorbed in the composition of her waltz, she had heard it almost subconsc...

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American Dad!

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... Website American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarla... ...ker, and Matt Weitzman for the "Animation Domination" lineup on Fox.[1][2] American Dad! is the first television series to have its inception on Anima... ...commencing on May 1, 2005.[4][5] Creative direction of American Dad! has largely been guided by Barker (until concluding productio... ...rehand. In live action, studio production crew, equipment, sets and actors/actresses cannot be reassembled with new lines and procedures to memorize m... ...changes. Eventually you have to kind of bring down the hammer at the color stage and live with what you've got." Barker has explai...

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Strictly Business

By: William Sydney Porter (O’Henry)

... of the Four Million I. STRICTLY BUSINESS I suppose you know all about the stage and stage people. You've been touched with and by actors, and you rea... ...ns. And I suppose that a condensed list of your ideas about the mysterious stageland would boil down to something like this: Leading ladies have five... ...hows walk back to New York on tan oxford and railroad ties. Irreproachable actresses reserve the comic-landlady part for their mothers on Broadway and... ...e whole bunch pounded to a pulp. Now, few of us know the real life of the stage people. If we did, the profession might be more overcrowded than it i... ...hen I'm past doing my stunts. No Old Ladies' Home or Retreat for Imprudent Actresses for me. "If you want to make this a business partnership, Mr. Ha... ...d southward from the Thespian glare are one or two streets where a Spanish-American colony has huddled for a little tropical warmth in the nipping Nor... ...ver stood still between Oporto and El Refugio—ah, Dios! One day a Hamburg-American liner deposited upon Pier No. 55 Gen. Perrico Ximenes Villablanca ... ...r of Bable—result in finally? A page and a half of Esperanto in the _North American Review_." "Of course," said I platitudinously, "human nature is t...

...I suppose you know all about the stage and stage people. You've been touched with and by actors, and you read the newspaper criticisms and the jokes in the weeklies about the Rialto and the chorus girls and the long-haired tragedians. And I suppose that a co...

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Iranian American

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...Terminology Iranian American is used interchangeably as Persian-American, Racial and Ethnic Relations in America, Carl Leon Bankston, "The... ... in America, Carl Leon Bankston, "Therefore, Turkish and Iranian (Persian) Americans, who are Muslims but not ethnically Arabs, are often mistakenly..... ...partially due to the factFereshteh Haeri Darya, "Second-generation Iranian-Americans: The relationship between ethnic identity, acculturation, and psy... ...nts. Some established themselves to continue practice beyond the residency stage. Their motives to extend their stay in the United States were more ge... ...g the Academy-Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Shohreh Aghdashloo, actresses Catherine Bell, Sarah Shahi, Nasim Pedrad, and Bahar Soomekh,...

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Heroes and Romantics of Our Times : A Comedy in One Act

By: Frank J. Morlock

...ght Holder is especially concerned about performance rights in any media on stage, cinema, or television, or audio or any other media, including rea... ...e scene takes place in the office of the Sheriff in Atkinsville, a mid−sized American town somewhere in the heartland of middle America. The stage is ... ... a mid−sized American town somewhere in the heartland of middle America. The stage is empty when the curtain rises. We are in the office of Sheriff Ja... ...Too high−brow. I like the movies. Dobbs I think the Sheriff likes one of the actresses. Dillon Now, don't you be spreadin' scandal. Dobbs I ain't spre... ...daily basis. Dalton We're married to them, you could say. All you see on the stage is love affairs. Take me, I'm yours. Adultery, whatever you wish. R... ...s said— Dalton Are you some kind of liberal or commie? Don't mention that un−American institution to me. Dillon Out you go, bum. You can talk later. D...

...Excerpt: THE scene takes place in the office of the Sheriff in Atkinsville, a mid?sized American town somewhere in the heartland of middle America. The stage is empty when the curtain rises. We are in the office of Sheriff Jack Dalton. On the walls are posters for missing persons and criminals and duty rosters. ...

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Dagmar (American actress)

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...mar (born Virginia Ruth Egnor, November 29, 1921 – October 9, 2001) was an American actress, model and television personality of the 1950s. As a statu... ...oned at Navy Ferry Command on Long Island. She adopted Jennie Lewis as her stage name (taken from her real life married name, Virginia Lewis). To keep... ... 1921 births 2001 deaths Actresses from West Virginia American stage actresses... ...s Actresses from West Virginia American stage actresses American television talk sho... ... Actresses from West Virginia American stage actresses American television talk show hosts ...

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Life and Times of Washington, Vol. 2

By: John Frederick Schroeder

...at Morristown, none gave him more annoyance than that of the treatment of American prisoners in the hands of the enemy. Among the civilized nations ... ... which they are exchanged. The British officers, however, considered the Americans as rebels deserving condign punishment and not entitled to the s... ...ptive soldiers of independent nations. They seem to have thought that the Americans would never be able, or would never dare, to retaliate. Hence th... ...ion has been opened against it, it can scarcely be supposed, at this late stage of the war, that I am indifferent to its interests. But how are they... ...to mankind--'Had this day been wanting, the world had never seen the last stage of perfection to which human nature is capable of attaining.'" Af... ...l were its dimensions that the whole fabric might easily be placed on the stage of one of our modern theaters. Yet, humble as was the edifice, it po... ...umble as was the edifice, it possessed an excellent company of actors and actresses, including old Morris, who was the associate of Garrick, in the ...

...e winter (1776-1777), while he was holding his headquarters among the hills at Morristown, none gave him more annoyance than that of the treatment of American prisoners in the hands of the enemy. Among the civilized nations of modern times prisoners of war are treated with humanity and principles are established on which they are exchanged. The British officers, however, c...

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Old American Company

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...The Hallam Company, which later became the American Company and then the Old American Company, was the first fully pr... ...ells, Stanley and Stanton, Sarah The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare on Stage (Cambridge University Press, 2002) pp.230-232 The company was organi... ...dow. Three years later, the company returned to tour the mainland, as the "American Company".Morrison, p.231 Lewis' son, Lewis Hallam, Jr., eighteen ... ...orrison, p.231 Lewis' son, Lewis Hallam, Jr., eighteen at the time of the American Company's first tour, took leading roles alongside Douglass. Lewis... ...ire was Cymbeline, which proved a popular vehicle for two of the company's actresses, Margaret Cheer and Nancy Hallam.Morrison, pp.231-2 In Quaker an...

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Life and Times of Washington, Volume 2

By: John Frederick Schroeder

...ls at Morristown, none gave him more annoyance than that of the treatment of American prisoners in the hands of the enemy. Among the civilized nations... ...d on which they are exchanged. The British officers, however, considered the Americans as rebels deserving condign punishment and not entitled to the ... ... captive soldiers of independent nations. They seem to have thought that the Americans would never be able, or would never dare, to retaliate. Hence t... ...action has been opened against it, it can scarcely be supposed, at this late stage of the war, that I am indifferent to its interests. But how are the... ...ted to mankind—'Had this day been wanting, the world had never seen the last stage of perfection to which human nature is capable of attaining.'“ Afte... ...mall were its dimensions that the whole fabric might easily be placed on the stage of one of our modern theaters. Yet, humble as was the edifice, it p... ..., humble as was the edifice, it possessed an excellent company of actors and actresses, including old Morris, who was the associate of Garrick, in the...

...e winter (1776?1777), while he was holding his headquarters among the hills at Morristown, none gave him more annoyance than that of the treatment of American prisoners in the hands of the enemy. Among the civilized nations of modern times prisoners of war are treated with humanity and principles are established on which they are exchanged. The British officers, however, c...

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Julie Stevens (American actress)

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Jacqueline

By: Therese Bentzon (Mme. Blanc)

... TH. BENTZON It is natural that the attention and affection of Americans should be attracted to a woman who has devoted herself assiduous... ...nd respectability of what men called "the world!" Her young head became a stage on which strange plays were acted. What one reads is good or bad fo... ...s called the 'train des maris'. They had made friends with two or three American girls, who were called "fast," and Jacqueline was soon enrolled i... ...wers and bows of ribbon than he ever got in all the rest of his life--the American girls were very fond of giving keepsakes--but then his star waned... ...rg made all those disreputable grimaces? I have seen kermesses got up by actresses, and, upon my word, they were good form in comparison." "Oh! ... ...rk in which, with sweet humility, she felt herself at ease. On the great stage of life she knew now she should never play any important part, any t... ...e the part herself, not sorry to be able to superintend everything on the stage, and to prompt Dolly, if necessary--Dolly, who had but four words to...

...It is natural that the attention and affection of Americans should be attracted to a woman who has devoted herself assiduously to understanding and to making known the aspirations of our country, especially in introducing the labors and achievements of ?...

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Lisa Howard (American actress)

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... 1975 Akron, Ohio Lisa Howard is an American actress and singer. Howard is ... ... 1 Early life 2 TV and film 3 Stage roles ... ...cast as Siobhan, a member of an Irish coven, in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2. Stage roles Broadway... ...eatre Center, 2003) - City Her The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Barrington Stage Company, 2004) - Rona Janet ... ...egory set Commons category without a link on Wikidata 21st-century American actresses ... ... Commons category without a link on Wikidata 21st-century American actresses Actress... ... 21st-century American actresses Actresses from Ohio American musical theatre actresses ... ...ry American actresses Actresses from Ohio American musical theatre actresses Univers...

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Daisy Miller

By: Henry James

...ng visions of historic pomp and circumstance, raise in the minds of most Americans the picture of cocky little cities, rich only in trolley-cars ... ... of which to-day quickens the pulse and moistens the eyes of millions of Americans with the same thrill that the dear old flag arouses when we cat... ...am" brands. To the greater part of the troops, ignorant (as are most Americans to-day) of the real origin of this pseudonym, "Uncle Sam's" bee... ... from the mutilations of the adapter, with the author's wishes and the stage decorations followed into the smallest detail. In this way we prof... ... turns on her youth and innocence. Now, honestly, is Sarah, even on the stage, any one's ideal of youth and innocence?" This was asked so naivel... ... there are roles she should leave alone, that with all the illusions the stage lends she can no longer play girlish parts with success. "The fa... ...d its foliage that "Gaul," "Provence," and "France," personated by three actresses of the "Francais," advanced to salute Apollo, seated on his rus...

...villages that to-day names like Utica, Syracuse, and Ithaca, instead of evoking visions of historic pomp and circumstance, raise in the minds of most Americans the picture of cocky little cities, rich only in trolley-cars and Methodist meeting-houses....

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Susan Brown (American actress)

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... San Francisco, California, U.S. Susan Brown (born May 4, 1932) is an American actress. She is best known for... ...n in San Francisco, California.[1] She graduated from University of Southern California and later attended the American Theater Wing in New York City.... ...ticles with hCards 1932 births Living people Actresses from San Francisco, Californi... ... Living people Actresses from San Francisco, California American soap opera actresses ... ...eople Actresses from San Francisco, California American soap opera actresses America... ...erican soap opera actresses American television actresses American stage actresses 2... ... soap opera actresses American television actresses American stage actresses 20th-ce...

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The Ways of Men

By: Eliot Gregory

... visions of historic pomp and circumstance, raise in the minds of most Americans the picture of cocky little cities, rich only in trolley-cars... ...f which to-day quickens the pulse and moistens the eyes of millions of Americans with the same thrill that the dear old flag arouses when we c... ...rands. To the greater part of the troops, ignorant (as are most Americans to-day) of the real origin of this pseudonym, "Uncle Sam’s" b... ...m the mutilations of the adapter, with the author’s wishes and the stage decorations followed into the smallest detail. In this way we pr... ...urns on her youth and innocence. Now, honestly, is Sarah, even on the stage, any one’s ideal of youth and innocence?" This was asked so naiv... ...here are roles she should leave alone, that with all the illusions the stage lends she can no longer play girlish parts with success. "... ...its foliage that "Gaul," "Provence," and "France," personated by three actresses of the "Francais," advanced to salute Apollo, seated on his r...

...villages that to-day names like Utica, Syracuse, and Ithaca, instead of evoking visions of historic pomp and circumstance, raise in the minds of most Americans he picture of cocky little cities, rich only in trolley-cars and Methodist meeting-houses....

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Marie Wilson (American actress)

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...sabeth White[1] (August 19, 1916 – November 23, 1972), better known by her stage name, Marie Wilson, was an American radio, film, and television actre... ...– November 23, 1972), better known by her stage name, Marie Wilson, was an American radio, film, and television actress. She may be best remembered as... ...rnia, Wilson began her career in New York City as a dancer on the Broadway stage. She gained national prominence with My Friend Irma on radio, televis... ... 1916 births 1972 deaths Actresses from Anaheim, California American film actr... ... Actresses from Anaheim, California American film actresses American radio personalities ... ...s American radio personalities American television actresses Burials at Forest Lawn ... ... American radio personalities American television actresses Burials at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Holly... ...s) Cancer deaths in California Actresses from California 20th-century American actre...

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Queen Victoria, Her Girlhood and Womanhood

By: Grace Greenwood

...sm had not shouldered his way into Art;--when there were great actors and actresses of the fine old school, like Macready and the elder Booth--Helen... ...I have done my work, if lightly, with entire respect, though always as an American and a republican. I could not do otherwise; for, though it has ma... ...alse, unwholesome sentiment, quite incomprehensible to nineteenth century Americans, though our great- grandfathers understood this sort of personal... ... I have of her is at a very different scene--the Ascot races. A brilliant American author, N. P. Willis, who then saw her for the first time, wrote:... ...her broke out when all the magnificent but tiresome parade, all the grand stage-business with those heavy actors, was over. The painter says: "She i... ... take her seat, half hid in the red drapery at the corner remote from the stage. The Queen is certainly very simple in her appearance; but I am not ... ...s it, for of course the old Royal Chapel of St. James was a much narrower stage for the great scene than the Abbey. Still, royalty and nobility turn...

...;?when the ?gentle reader? and the ?indulgent critic? were extant;?when Realism had not shouldered his way into Art;?when there were great actors and actresses of the fine old school, like Macready and the elder Booth?Helen Faucit and Charlotte Cushman; and real orators, like Daniel O?Connell and Daniel Webster;?when there was more poetry and more romance in life than now;...

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African-American representation in Hollywood

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...n Gone with the Wind. "Through most of the 20th century, images of African-Americans in advertising were mainly limited to servants like the pancake-m... ... and Rastus, the chef on the Cream of Wheat box."[1] The roles the African-American community are generally offered usually fall into three themes; a ... ...ia.[2] Even in today’s movies the roles for an African-American performer fall under similar typecast roles, the biggest movie wit... ...t has been three years since another African American has graced the Oscar stage. Some speculate that the lack of ethnic wins at Hollywood's most pres... ...older white men. It seems as though unless the African American actors and actresses are willing to bend to Hollywood pressures they will not be ackno... ...e argued, the program at least moved African-American performers to center stage.'"[6] He then "self-published a pamphlet entitled 'The Dilemma of the... ...e argued, the program at least moved African-American performers to center stage.'"[6] Though the roles were demeaning for the com... ...were demeaning for the communities with darker skin tones, some actors and actresses were so desperate to represent their communities or to change the... ...uld have to in order to pave the way for other African-American actors and actresses. New Hollywood African-Ame...

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Strictly Business

By: O. Henry

...es of the Four Million I. STRICTLY BUSINESS I suppose you know all about the stage and stage people. You've been touched with and by actors, and you... ...ns. And I suppose that a condensed list of your ideas about the mysterious stageland would boil down to something like this: Leading ladies have f... ...ows walk back to New York on tan oxford and railroad ties. Irreproachable actresses reserve the comic−landlady part for their mothers on Broadway ... ...the whole bunch pounded to a pulp. Now, few of us know the real life of the stage people. If we did, the profession might be more overcrowded than ... ...en I'm past doing my stunts. No Old Ladies' Home or Retreat for Imprudent Actresses for me. "If you want to make this a business partnership, Mr.... ...nd southward from the Thespian glare are one or two streets where a Spanish−American colony has huddled for a little tropical warmth in the nipping ... ..., Dios! Strictly Business II. THE GOLD THAT GLITTERED 8 One day a Hamburg−American liner deposited upon Pier No. 55 Gen. Perrico Ximenes Villabla... ... of Bable result in finally? A page and a half of Esperanto in the _North American Review_." "Of course," said I platitudinously, "human nature is...

...Excerpt: I suppose you know all about the stage and stage people. You?ve been touched with and by actors, and you read the newspaper criticisms and the jokes in the weeklies about the Rialto and the chorus girls and the long?haired tragedians. And I suppose that a co...

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John Harvey (American actor)

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...child) John Harvey (June 28, 1917 – December 25, 1970) was an American actor. He starred in stage plays in Los An... ... John Harvey (June 28, 1917 – December 25, 1970) was an American actor. He starred in stage plays in Los Angeles, then went to New York, ... ... opposite Betty Grable, with whom he was romantically teamed. He continued his stage career, appearing in productions with his wif... ...had completed two years of college.[3] Using his first and middle names as his stage name, John Harvey began his career as a radio... ... Carole Landis, Martha Raye and Mitzi Mayfair, who played themselves in a re-enactment of the four actresses USO tour of Europe and North Africa durin... ...Wikidata 1917 births 1970 deaths American male stage actors Am... ...can male film actors 20th Century Fox contract players American male television actors ...

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Strictly Business, More Stories of the Four Million

By: O. Henry

... WANT" I STRICTLY BUSINESS I suppose you know all about the stage and stage people. You've been touched with and by actors, and you ... ... And I suppose that a condensed list of your ideas about the mysterious stageland would boil down to something like this: Leading ladies have ... ...s walk back to New York on tan oxford and railroad ties. Irreproachable actresses reserve the comic-landlady part for their mothers on Broadway a... ...whole bunch pounded to a pulp. Now, few of us know the real life of the stage people. If we did, the profession might be more overcrowded than i... ... I'm past doing my stunts. No Old Ladies' Home or Retreat for Imprudent Actresses for me. "If you want to make this a business partnership, Mr. ... ...outhward from the Thespian glare are one or two streets where a Spanish-American colony has huddled for a little tropical warmth in the nipping N... ...tood still between Oporto and El Refugio--ah, Dios! One day a Hamburg-American liner deposited upon Pier No. 55 Gen. Perrico Ximenes Villablanc... ... Bable--result in finally? A page and a half of Esperanto in the _North American Review_." "Of course," said I platitudinously, "human nature is...

...STRICTLY BUSINESS. I suppose you know all about the stage and stage people. You?ve been touched with and by actors, and you read the newspaper criticisms and the jokes in the weeklies about the Rialto and the chorus girls and the long-haired tragedians. And I suppose that a co...

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ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi

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... 12.55 crore (including satellite rights) [2] ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi is a 2013 M... ...by Jomon T. John and is edited by Donmax.[4] The film deals about the journey of two young American Malayalees to Kerala with the ... ...fter his performance as Girigiri on the famous Malayali Sitcom Akkara Kazhchakal about a middle class Malayali American family settled in the 'U.S.'.[... ...itcom Akkara Kazhchakal about a middle class Malayali American family settled in the 'U.S.'.[9] Initially many actresses were considered such as Isha ... ...er one. Aparna Gopinath plays Madhumita, the female lead. Madhumitha befriends the two youngsters at a certain stage in the narrative.[13] Jacob Grego...

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My Double Life: Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt

By: Sarah Bernhardt

...EDIE FRANCAISE RETURNS TO PARIS--SARAH BERNHARDT'S COMMENTS ON ACTORS AND ACTRESSES OF THE DAY XXX. MY DEPARTURE FROM THE COMEDIE FRANCAISE--PREPA... ... XXX. MY DEPARTURE FROM THE COMEDIE FRANCAISE--PREPARATIONS FOR MY FIRST AMERICAN TOUR--ANOTHER VISIT TO LONDON XXXI. A TOUR IN DENMARK--ROYAL FA... ...TIONS ON BOARD SHIP FROM HAVRE TO NEW YORK XXXIII. ARRIVAL IN NEW YORK--AMERICAN REPORTERS--THE CUSTOM HOUSE--PERFORMANCES IN NEW YORK--A VISIT TO... ... LOUIS AND CINCINNATI--CAPITAL PUNISHMENT XXXVII. NEW ORLEANS AND OTHER AMERICAN CITIES--A VISIT TO THE FALLS OF NIAGARA XXXVIII. THE RETURN TO... ...and for the next four days that quiet part of the country was ploughed by stage-coaches which arrived in rapid succession. My aunts came from all pa... ...e days we did not know the word _role_. People are more familiar with the stage nowadays, but at the convent we always said "part," and years afterw... ...d. I fancy it was the birth of Sophie that had compelled her to leave the stage. Her money had then been injudiciously invested, and she had been ru... ...s she went away; "you are hiding your delight. Ah well, you will see some actresses to-night." "Is Rachel going to act?" I asked. "Oh no; she i... ... namely, to become the first, the most celebrated, and the most envied of actresses. I told off on my fingers all my qualities: grace, charm, distin...

...XHIBITION--MY WILD ANIMALS--TROUBLE WITH THE COMEDIE FRANCAISE XXIX. THE COMEDIE FRANCAISE RETURNS TO PARIS--SARAH BERNHARDT'S COMMENTS ON ACTORS AND ACTRESSES OF THE DAY XXX. MY DEPARTURE FROM THE COMEDIE FRANCAISE--PREPARATIONS FOR MY FIRST AMERICAN TOUR--ANOTHER VISIT TO LONDON XXXI. A TOUR IN DENMARK--ROYAL FAMILIES--THE TWENTY-EIGHT DAYS OF SARAH BERNHARDT XXXII. EXPE...

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List of American Catholics

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... 1 Arts and entertainment 1.1 Actors and actresses 1.... ... 2 Athletics 2.1 American football ... ... Arts and entertainment Actors and actresses Mary Anderson,[1][2] S... ... Actors and actresses Mary Anderson,[1][2] Stage actress who had a chapel built in her attic and donated... ...ining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story. Nicole Kidman,[68][69][70] American and Australian (dual citizenship) actress who return... ... woman's charity Made in His Image. Wilton Lackaye,[71][72][73] Stage roles and the film What's Wrong with the Women?. He hel... ...Guide's 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time. Catherine O'Hara,[96] American and Canadian (dual citizenship) actress, writer and ... ...t of Dean by Gordon Ottewell, pgs 11–12 ^ William Winter, Stage Life of Mary Anderson (1886) ...

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