Explore the rich history of cinema like never before - from the golden age of black-and-white films to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi - uncovering the key themes and big ideas behind more than 80 of the world´s most celebrated cinematic gems.Beginning with the iconic La Voyage Dans La Lune (1902) and ending with Richard Linklater´s ground-breaking Boyhood (2014), The Movie Book chronicles more than 100 of the best films ever made - from comedies and dramas, to animations, documentaries, and brings cinema to life. Discover everything about your favourite movies, as well as celebrated classics, the films you need to see, through iconic quotes and film stills, posters, biographies, movie memorabilia and narrative timelines. Essential for anyone with a passion for cinema, The Movie Book is ready for its close-up.
As a creative force, student of the human heart and soul, and champion of living the life you want, Oprah Winfrey stands alone. Over the years, she has made history with a legendary talk show (the highest-rated program of its kind), launched her own television network, become the USA´s only African-American billionaire, and been awarded both an honorary degree by Harvard University and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. From all her experiences, she has gleaned life lessons - which, for fourteen years, she´s shared in O, The Oprah Magazine´s widely popular ´What I Know For Sure´ column, a monthly source of inspiration and revelation. Now, for the first time, these thoughtful gems have been revised, updated, and collected in What I Know For Sure, a beautiful book with a ribbon marker, packed with insight and revelation from Oprah Winfrey. Organized by theme - joy, resilience, connection, gratitude, possibility, awe, clarity, and power - these essays offer a rare, powerful and intimate glimpse into the heart and mind of one of the world´s most extraordinary women, while providing readers a guide to becoming their best selves. Candid, moving, exhilarating, uplifting, and frequently humorous, the words Oprah shares in What I Know For Sure shimmer with the sort of truth that readers will turn to again and again.
Hailed by The Boston Globe as ´´a gem,´´ The Ruby Sunrise begins when a 1920s tomboy feverishly works to develop her latest invention - a little something called ´´television.´´ Twenty-five years later, her daughter will stop at nothing to bring her mother´s incredible story to life during TV´s Golden Age. But will it get the truth it deserves? An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Asher Book, Katharine Leonard, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Elisabeth Moss, Jason Ritter, Kate Steele and Henry Winkler. The Ruby Sunrise is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Henry Winkler, Jason Ritter. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/latw/000161/pf_latw_000161_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Quelle: Wikipedia. Seiten: 45. Kapitel: Bauwerk in South Dakota, County Seat in South Dakota, County in South Dakota, Geographie (South Dakota), Rapid City, Religion (South Dakota), Sioux Falls, Sport in South Dakota, Liste der Countys in South Dakota, River Warren, Custer National Forest, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Pine Ridge Reservation, Black Hills, Dakota-Territorium, Pierre, Vermillion, Ellsworth Air Force Base, Jewel Cave National Monument, Beadle County, South Dakota State Legislature, Pennington County, Black Hills National Forest, Meade County, Stanley County, Lawrence County, Badlands-Nationalpark, Lincoln County, Moody County, Minnehaha County, Lake County, Perkins County, Repräsentantenhaus von South Dakota, Todd County, Charles Mix County, Bistum Sioux Falls, Turner County, Jerauld County, Rapid City Rush, Aurora County, Roberts County, Shannon County, Clark County, Senat von South Dakota, Canyon-Lake-Dammbruch, Hutchinson County, Edmunds County, Weinbau in South Dakota, Tripp County, Custer County, Ziebach County, Deadwood, Marshall County, Potter County, Douglas County, McPherson County, Aberdeen, Sioux Falls Skyforce, Madison, Gregory County, Bon Homme County, Day County, Spink County, Kingsbury County, Jackson County, Lyman County, Bistum Rapid City, Mellette County, Corson County, Dewey County, Union County, Grant County, Fall River County, McCook County, Hughes County, Clay County, Walworth County, Haakon County, Deuel County, Davison County, Faulk County, Wind-Cave-Nationalpark, Miner County, Campbell County, Yankton County, Codington County, Hamlin County, Sanborn County, Hanson County, Hand County, Bennett County, Jones County, Sully County, Brown County, Harding County, Brookings County, Hyde County, Brule County, Buffalo County, Butte County, Big Sioux River, Sisseton, Dupree, Coteau des Prairies, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Coteau du Missouri, Siegel South Dakotas, Flagge South Dakotas, Flandreau, Gem Theater, Canton, Lower Brule Reservation, Saloon No 10, Traverse Gap, KDLT-Sendemast. Auszug: South Dakota (engl. Aussprache , dt. Süddakota) ist einer der nordwestlichen Prärie-Bundesstaaten der Vereinigten Staaten. Er umfasst 199.731 km². Im Westen befinden sich die Black Hills, östlich davon die Badlands. Die größte Stadt ist Sioux Falls, die Hauptstadt ist Pierre. South Dakota beheimatet mehrere Indianerreservate insbesondere der Lakota. Der Staat hat innerhalb der USA nach Alaska, Oklahoma und New Mexico den vierthöchsten Bevölkerungsanteil von Indianern. Der Name Dakota leitet sich von der indianischen Ethnie der Dakota ab, die vor der Unterwerfung durch die Weißen in diesem Gebiet lebte. Spitzname von South Dakota ist The Mount Rushmore State . South Dakota grenzt im Norden an North Dakota, im Osten an Minnesota und Iowa, im Süden an Nebraska und im Westen an Wyoming und Montana. Süddakota ist in 66 Countys aufgeteilt. Nach der Teilung Dakotas 1889 wurde Süddakota als 40. Bundesstaat in die USA aufgenommen. Am 29. Dezember 1890 massakrierte die Siebte US-Kavallerie bei Wounded Knee über 300 Männer, Frauen und Kinder der Minneconjou-Lakota-Sioux-Indianer unter Häuptling Big Foot. Dieses Massaker brach den letzten Widerstand der Indianer gegen die Weißen. Am 27. Februar 1973 besetzten Mitglieder der indianischen Widerstandsorganisation American Indian Movement zusammen mit Sympathisanten aus dem Pine-Ridge-Reservat die Ortschaft Wounded Knee und riefen die unabhängige Oglala-Nation aus. Ab 1944 wurden Staud...
Kurt went all the way to South America and all we got was this awesome guest host? In between presenting the Oscars and wrapping up a season of NBC´s 30 Rock, Alec Baldwin joins Studio 360 as our host for this week´s show. Next, Laura Linney starred in the indie film gems, You Can Count on Me, and The Savages, but her first love is the theater. This weekend she wraps up her Broadway appearance as an injured war photographer in Donald Margulies´s Time Stands Still. In her conversation with Alec Baldwin, she reveals the joys and heartbreaks that come with being a full-time actor. Linney also talks about her upcoming role as a woman with cancer in the new Showtime series, ´´The Big C.´´ Then, David Ellis Dickerson cut his teeth as a greeting card writer at Hallmark HQ. Now he specializes in custom greeting cards for difficult situations, such as a September 11th birthday and an apology for breaking a friend´s toilet at a party.Finally, Mary Karr´s new book, Lit, is the third in a series of memoirs. She tells Alec Baldwin about getting to the truth in her writing. She also talks about recovering from alcoholism and developing a spiritual life, and reads from her poem, ´´Chosen Blindness.´´ [Broadcast Date: March 27, 2010] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/stud/100327/rt_stud_100327_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Der blaue Karfunkel - ein berühmter Diamant von unschätzbarem Wert - findet sich seltsamerweise im Kropf einer Weihnachtsgans wieder. Doch wie gelangte er aus der Schmuckschatulle der Gräfin Morcar dorthin? Keine einfache Aufgabe für den berühmtesten Detektiv aller Zeiten, zumal sich einige der von ihm befragten Personen nicht als besonders auskunftsfreudig erweisen... New York´s award-winning Quicksilver Radio Theater (´´The Speckled Band´´) presents one of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle´s rare comic tales - and the only one set during christmas time. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson confront a mystery involving a Countess, a dusty hat, a famous gem - and a goose! A delightful christmas gift for the whole family. 1. Language: English. Narrator: div.. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aubu/000038/bk_aubu_000038_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Stella Adler was one of the most influential acting teachers of all time, a legendary force of nature whose generations of students include Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Anthony Quinn, Diana Ross, Robert De Niro, Warren Beatty, Annette Benning, and Mark Ruffalo. This long-awaited companion to her book on the master European playwrights brings to life America´s most revered playwrights, whom she knew, loved, and worked with. Brilliantly edited by Barry Paris, Adler´s lectures on the giants of twentieth-century theater feature her indispensable insights into such classic plays as ´´Long Day´s Journey into Night,´´ ´´The Skin of Our Teeth,´´ ´´A Streetcar Named Desire,´´ ´´Come Back, Little Sheba,´´ ´´The Glass Menagerie,´´ and ´´Death of a Salesman,´´ while shedding new light on such lesser known gems as Tennessee Williams´s ´´The Lady of Larkspur Lotion´´ and Arthur Miller´s ´´After the Fall.´´ Illuminating, revelatory, inspiring-this is Stella Adler at her electrifying best.
Sophisticated shopping and travel expert Rachel Felder, the author of Insider Brooklyn, takes you deep into the heart of the world´s most visited city-London-with her painstakingly curated selection of 200 not-to-be-missed destinations-major retailers, specialty boutiques, hotels, cultural venues, restaurants, cafes, and bars-hundreds of colorful photographs, a specially commissioned illustrated map, and an index of listings. In the past decade, London has consistently been the world´s top destination among international travelers, including nearly nineteen million visitors in 2015 alone. In this beautifully designed, practical, and portable compendium, Rachel, a widely published journalist specializing in fashion, beauty, travel, and trends, takes you on a unique, personalized tour of the city that is her second home. Insider London is, in essence, Rachel´s very own little black book, an annotated guide to the best of the city: heritage businesses and upstart boutiques, established and burgeoning neighborhoods, from Mayfair to trendy Shoreditch, and filled with essential information only a savvy Londoner would know. The coverage includes: City Essentials´ Hotels, Museums and Galleries, Parks and Open Spaces, Live Music Venues, and Theaters Shops-Department Stores, Clothing and Fashion Accessories Beauty, Grooming, and Wellness Décor, Flowers, and Items for the Home Stationery, Books and Gifts Markets Food and Drink-Restaurants; Pubs, Gastropubs, and Cocktail Bars; Quick Bites, Bakeries and Takeaways; Fish and Chips; Afternoon Tea; Coffee Bars and Tea Houses Listings Index Every entry-from appointment-only boutiques to unique galleries to unusual tea purveyors-have been chosen with Felder´s refined tastemaker´s eye, including new discoveries, blink-and-you´ll-miss-it neighborhood gems, and quintessential mainstays. Rachel describes each venue in detail, highlighting its specialties and profiling the experience, and provides its complete street address, phone number, website, and closest tube station. An indispensable guide for London dwellers and visitors, Insider London is also visual feast for Anglophiles who simply want to dream about it and shop it from home.
Lonely Planet: The world´s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Chicago is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Admire Chicago´s architecture on a river tour; visit the Art Institute of Chicago, or see a show at one of the city´s 200 theaters; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Chicago and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Chicago : Full-color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, politics, architecture, sports, cuisine, music, arts, cinema, literature Free, convenient pull-out Chicago map (included in print version), plus over 40 color maps Covers The Loop, Near North, Gold Coast, Old Town, Boystown, Wrigleyville, Andersonville, Uptown, Wicker Park, Bucktown, Ukrainian Village, Logan Square, Humboldt Park, West Loop, Pilsen, South Side, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Chicago , our most comprehensive guide to Chicago, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for just the highlights of Chicago? Check out Pocket Chicago , a handy-sized guide focused on the can´t-miss sights for a quick trip. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world´s leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits! Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler´s Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. ´Lonely Planet. It´s on everyone´s bookshelves; it´s in every traveller´s hands. It´s on mobile phones. It´s on the Internet. It´s everywhere, and it´s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.´ -- Fairfax Media ´Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.´ - New York Times