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  Encyclopedia: Crime film   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When film producers turned to novelists in their search for material to be filmed, they were soon faced with the difficulties inherent in adapting fiction for the big screen.
It is comparatively easy to film a stage play because the dialogues are already there, whereas turning a piece of fiction into a film requires a complete rewriting of the material, a process referred to as dramatization or the writing of a screenplay.
When a courtroom drama is filmed, the traditional device employed by screenwriters and directors is the frequent use of flashbacks, in which the crime and everything that led up to it is narrated and reconstructed from different angles.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Crime-film   (4587 words)

 McFarland - Publisher of Reference and Scholarly Books
Films in which mental health professionals appear, or in which others act in that capacity, are listed alphabetically.
A preface explains the criteria for a film’s inclusion, and a lengthy introduction and guide to the filmography explores the changing social attitudes mirrored by the movies.
The late Paul Frizler was a professor of literature and film studies at Chapman University.
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 1899 -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1899 was a (Click link for more info and facts about common year starting on Sunday) common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar).
January 1 - End of (The Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain) Spanish rule in (A communist state in the Caribbean on the island of Cuba; involved in state-sponsored terrorism) Cuba.
August 13 - (English film director noted for his skill in creating suspense (1899-1980)) Alfred Hitchcock, British film director (d.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/18/1899.htm   (2147 words)

 Inside Film - Adapting Shakespeare to Film
We've seen a female Hamlet (Sarah Bernhardt in the 1900 silent French film); a couple of Indian Hamlets, a veritable flood of Italian Hamlets, mostly silent; and Swedish, Russian, German, Ghanaian, American, Canadian and Brazilian Hamlets.
In one 1976 film version, Hamlet and Laertes were each played by two actors (Anthony and David Meyer), whereas one actress (Helen Mirren) played both Ophelia and Gertrude.
[Film allows] the opportunity to refer to this menacing figure, this decisive man on the borders, who is ready to invade at the slightest sign of vulnerability.
www.insidefilm.com /shakespeare.html   (1624 words)

 screenonline: Kiss in the Tunnel, The (Smith) (1899)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
, at least in the version included here, is a three-shot film made to exploit a then-current popular trend of showing moving shots taken from the front of a train.
The first and final shots show the train driver's point of view as the train enters a tunnel and as it emerges at the other side.
remade the film, including shots of the train, and adopted a rather less stylised and noticeably more passionate approach to the brief encounter of the title.
www.bfiscreenonline.com /film/id/444230/index.html   (293 words)

 Some Sources Used in the Compilation of this Site
1851 Beauharnois, Quebec Census (LDS film #517439, #517440, and #517441)
1861 Chateauguay, Quebec Census (LDS film #517369 and #517370)
1891 Beauharnois, Quebec Census (LDS film #1465811 and #1465812)
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 Years in Film - Film Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Films scheduled (as of January 2, 2004) to be released in 2006 include:
1973 in film - The Sting and The Exorcist are released
1925 in film - Lon Chaney's greatest film, "The Phantom Of The Opera" is released by Universal with colour sequences.
www.cinemateca.org /movies/movie_review.htm   (1338 words)

 Canadian Film Institute
Based on an actual event in 1899, this film is the tale of two lovers trapped by their all-consuming love.
A dazzling debut film, THE PRAM wears its French New Wave influences brilliantly, and is a rare look at the emerging and decidely restless generation of Sweden's 1960s.
In this film, unusual narrative techniques and thematic structures are combined to produce an associative mosaic of current and remembered fragments of experience.
www.cfi-icf.ca /winter_2000_films.html   (2875 words)

 screenonline: Herbert Campbell as Little Bobby (1899)
is filmed here in the Biograph studio, which was situated at that time on the Thames Embankment.
They exhibited their films nationally, with their flagship show at the Palace Theatre of Varieties on Shaftesbury Avenue (which is still operating today, showing
The film is operating on several levels, as a news item, as an advert for the pantomime and as a 'facial' comedy.
www.screenonline.org.uk /film/id/717013/index.html   (160 words)

 Encyclopedia: 1900   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
See also: 1899 in music, other events of 1900, 1901 in music and the list of years in music.
January 16 - The United States Senate accepts the Anglo-German treaty of 1899 in which the United Kingdom renounced its claims to the Samoan islands.
Johan Vaaler (March 15, 1866 - 1910) was a Norwegian inventor who was granted patents for a kind of paperclip in Germany in 1899 and in the United States in 1901.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1900   (9733 words)

 Eugeniusz Bodo @ Filmbug
Born December 28, 1899 in Geneva, Switzerland as the only son of a Polish emmigrant.
He's best known for his film roles; he played in more than thirty films.
film studio and in 1933 he opened a private producers' company Urania, named after his fathers' cinema in Lódz.
www.filmbug.com /db/344182   (350 words)

 screenonline: Catching the Milk Thief (1899)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A tramp takes advantage of a milk churn being temporarily unsupervised, but is caught and beaten by passers-by.
Catching the Milk Thief (1899) is a one-shot piece of knockabout very typical of the Bamforth Company's output at this time.
The title hints at some kind of investigation taking place, though in fact the criminal is almost immediately caught red-handed (or rather white-handed, since he is quickly covered with the contents of the milk churn) and punished by the farmer and two passers-by.
www.bfiscreenonline.com /film/id/574926/index.html   (129 words)

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Two of the three films she made were howlers but the third was masterpiece.
Perhaps if this film had been the last of the trilogy comprising her comeback things would have been different, instead it was the first and the dross came afterwards.
His remaining films show a steady decline from this point as Cagney ages and becomes less and less like the character he creates on screen.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/Franklyn_Roberts/bf99.htm   (2241 words)

 Moulin Rouge Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Set in 1899, this spectacular musical is about a poor writer (Ewan McGregor) who falls in love with the sparkling diamond of the Moulin Rouge night club (Nicole Kidman).
I had thought there was no better film in theaters than Pearl Harbor but tonight I was proven wrong.
Though the film is set in 1899 the film is so modern and colorful and full of life.
www.expage.com /moulinrougereview   (237 words)

 DAILY TELEGIRAFFE: Silent Shakespeare and favourite films
It begins with a fragment of a single scene from a "King John" of 1899, showing the noted Victorian actor Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree writhing on his throne.
The average length of each film is just over 10 minutes, so the plots are boiled down to their bare essentials.
When asked in 1999 to choose five of his favorite Shakespeare Films, here are the films Kenneth Branagh picked, with his comments.
members.tripod.com /DailyTelegiraffe/shaxin10.html   (452 words)

 Tulimero Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
According to film #1518223 #17 Concetta Tropeano was born 27 April in 1847.
Concetta was married to Antonio Tropeano 30, April 1870 (Antonio died) Concetta remarried Alessandro Tropeano in 1875 in Grotolella film # 1641512 # 10.
Film #1641512 #8 (mother Concetta) father was Antonio, Concetta's first husband who died.
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 moulin | rouge
The film takes a long journey with stars such Ewan Mc Gregor, Nicole Kidman, John Leguziamo, Jim Broadbent...with an attractive formula, for he directs “Moulin Rouge” as a singing and dancing rock opera.
Moulin Rouge is a sex-drugs-and-rock 'n' roll film.
Passionate sex between a poet [McGregor] and a prostitute [Nicole Kidman], drugs in high Paris society, and rock-and-roll in the form of a musical.
www.wildviolet.net /film_fest/moulin.htm   (252 words)

 Review Ramon Novarro: A Biography of the Silent Film Idol, 1899-1968; With a Filmography - Computer Toaster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ramon Novarro: A Biography of the Silent Film Idol, 1899-1968; With a Filmography
Being a Ramon Novarro fan, I was elated that a biography was finally written on this legendary film star.
If you a lover of film history or have any interest at all in...
computertoaster.com /reviews/asinsearch_0786400994   (271 words)

The film offers a rare opportunity to experience 100 years of American history as lived by one inspiring woman (Friday, February 4, 6:00 pm).
On Wednesday, February 23, 6:00 pm, the Cuban film The Last Supper will be screened as part of the Frame by Frame film festival.
Directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Last Supper is a masterpiece of Cuban cinema based on a true incident in Cuban history about a pious slave-holder who decides to improve his soul and instruct his slaves in the glories of Christianity by inviting 12 of them to participate in a re-enactment of Jesus' Last Supper.
www.laprensa-sandiego.org /archieve/jan28/film.htm   (625 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Ramon Novarro: A Biography of the Silent Film Idol, 1899-1968: With a Filmography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Novarro, one of the great silent film stars, is still remembered for his evocative portrayal of Ben Hur in the 1926 screen version of the classic novel.
Novarro's name again made headlines at his death but not headlines he would have been proud of: he was murdered in unsavory circumstances.
Novarro fled his native country of Mexico during the Huerta revolution in 1915 to journey to Los Angeles, and of his meteoric rise to stardom in the American silent film.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0786400994   (789 words)

 Lit | June '99   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ONE OF THE FEW surviving images of silent film in popular culture is a clip of the chariot race from the 1926 version of Ben-Hur, featuring the nostril-flaring, eye-popping Francis X. Bushman, the movie's heavy.
Hard to believe any audience could ever have taken such films seriously, but the year Ben-Hur was released a hundred million Americans went to the movies every week.
In the late '40s he began to establish himself as a character actor, but alcoholism, health problems, and ambivalence short-circuited his comeback though he continued to appear on television until the end of his life.
www.sfbg.com /lit/june99/reviews/ramon.html   (827 words)

 Allan R. Ellenberger - Ramon Novarro: A Biography of the Silent Film Idol, 1899–1968; With a Filmography
Ramon Novarro: A Biography of the Silent Film Idol, 1899–1968; With a Filmography
The Valentino Mystique: The Death and Afterlife of the Silent Film Idol
This biography covers Novarro’s descent into alcoholism and despair over his homosexuality and his waning career, finally culminating in a grisly murder that has caused Novarro to be remembered more as a victim than as a star.
members.authorsguild.net /aellenber/work1.htm   (541 words)

 Film: Paradise Now
Abu-Assad made the difficult decision to shoot PARADISE NOW in 35-millimetre with a full-sized film crew, despite the dangers and difficulties of moving around the West Bank and Israel in the middle of the ongoing conflict.
Not even their families can be told but at the same time, the young men must be ritually prepared for death, in accordance with their religious beliefs.
The film is loaded with impressive and often chilling detail, like the bomb-maker with no hands.
sunday.ninemsn.com.au /sunday/film_reviews/article_1899.asp   (795 words)

 New York State resource links
1875 - LDS film - 847869, 825688 to 825691
1915 - LDS film - 521984 to 521993, 825703
1925 - LDS film - 527244 to 527250, 462891 to 462895 +
www.connorsgenealogy.com /NewYorkState   (4413 words)

 OOFnet - Cinema - Rope - Movie Reviews
The title of the film is also the murder weapon, and also a prop that plays a major role in the rest of the film.
It was also Hitchcock's first film in color, beginning in a great way a third chapter in a great career (the first being silent film, the next being fl and white).
The film tells a story of a period of time exactly as long as the film lasts.
www.oofnet.com /cinema/film/1899   (308 words)

 Find Plastic Film Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Articles from MIT: Nanotubes Fortify Plastic Film - Since 1899, Technology Review has been MIT's magazine of innovation, promoting the understanding of emerging technologies and their impact on...
Plastic film, in many instances, has allowed manufacturers to meet varied marketplace demands by enabling...
PP Film Machine can be fitted according to your aims.
bcpicturesltd.com /movie/5/plastic-film.html   (338 words)

 Scottish Screen Archive
Shot between 1899 - 1905, this film depicts a horn of snuff being passed around the mostly male crowd at the Hawick Common Riding.
The film also shows the marriage in 1920 of Edward MacMahon to Mary Frances Green, daughter of George Green.
Film of the marriage of Sir Alex King's daughter to Iain Somerville.
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 Modern Drama Filmography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Film: An Enemy of the People (1977, d.
Film: An Enemy of the People (1989-Indian; d.
Film: Caesar and Cleopatra (1946; Gabriel Pascal; w/ Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh)
www.chsbs.cmich.edu /Robert_Root/Eng326/Dramabib.htm   (36 words)

 List of 'years in film' - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
2006 in film - films scheduled to be released in 2006
1994 in film - Tom Hanks stars in Forrest Gump; The Lion King become the highest grossing animated film of all-time, record hold until 2003.
The first great epic of American film, "The Birth of a Nation" is produced by D. Griffith.
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 SoftimageXSI::Community::Features::Cannes 2001
The cast will have to dance and sing and pretend to be living in Montmartre circa 1899.
French film critics are sharpening their implements of slaughter and the Americans can’t believe that an Australian-directed film about France has stolen the show on Day One of the biggest PR event in their calendar year.
His film has a lot of juicy competition this year, including Joel Coen’s The Man Who Wasn’t There, David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive, Italian funnyman Nanni Moretti’s La Stanza Del Figlio, and something called Taurus by Russian Indie master Alexandre Sokurov.
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