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Powers, Mala 1931-2007

Overview
Works: 108 works in 298 publications in 6 languages and 4,321 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Swashbuckler films  Western films  Historical films  Nonfiction films  Instructional films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Actor, Performer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Mala Powers
 
Most widely held works by Mala Powers
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Visual )

117 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poignant story of unrequited love, set in 17th century France. Highlighted by the Oscar-winning performance of Ferrer as Cyrano, the long-nosed poet and swordsman who helps a handsome rival woo and win the beautiful Roxane, whom Cyrano himself secretly loves
Our teacher's in a wheelchair by Mala Powers( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs depict the activities of Brian Hanson, who is able to lead an active existence as a nursery school teacher despite a partial paralysis requiring the use of a wheelchair
To the actor : on the technique of acting by Michael Chekhov( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Chekhov's classic work To the Actor has been revised and expanded by Mala Powers to explain, clearly and concisely, the essential techniques for every actor from developing a character to strengthen awareness. Chekhov's simple and practical method - successfully used by professional actors all over the world - trains the actor's imagination and body to fulfill its potential. To the Actor includes a previously unpublished chapter on 'Psychological Gesture', translated into English by the celebrated director Andrei Malaev - Babel; a new biographical overview by Mala Powers; and a foreword by Simon Callow. This book is a vital text for actors and directors including acting and theatre history students
Follow the year : a family celebration of Christian holidays by Mala Powers( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and French and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the customs of eight Christian holidays with stories, poems, and prayers
Follow the star by Mala Powers( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and Spanish and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 24 stories, tales, and legends concerning Christmas. Also includes a brief history of Advent customs and Christmas celebrations
Master classes in the Michael Chekhov technique( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of acting workshops led by some of the world's most renowned practitioners of theorist Michael Chekhov's acting techniques
Rage at dawn by Tim Whelan( Visual )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the real life escapades of the infamous Reno Brothers gang, this double-barreled Western adventure stars Randolph Scott as the tough, two-fisted Chicago special agent assigned to bring the outlaws to justice
City that never sleeps by John H Auer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film noir police thriller juggles around five characters through a particularly bad night in a Chicago police precinct: Johnny Kelly, a stressed out cop ready to crack; Sally 'Angel Face' Connors, a lounge singer looking for a way out; Hayes Stewart, a thug-for-hire who's dying to move up in the syndicate; Penrod Biddle, a smooth and corrupt district attorney; and Sgt. Joe, an honest cop trying to keep Joe on a straight path
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Recording )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the classic French story of the master swordsman, noble in stature, whose unpleasant appearance prevents him from courting the beautiful woman with whom he has fallen in love
From Russia to Hollywood : the 100-year odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff by Frederick Keeve( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the journey of Michael Chekhov and George Shdanoff that brought a unique technique of acting to Hollywood which turned Stanislavski's acting theory on its head, and empowered the legendary Hollywood stars and directors of the 40s, 50s and beyond to create their most memorable work on stage and in films
The colossus of New York( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist places the brain of his late son, a Nobel Peace Prize-winning humanitarian, into the head of a towering robot
On the technique of acting by Michael Chekhov( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in French and Italian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the role of the imagination in acting, suggests a variety of acting exercises, and discusses psychological gestures, tempo, rehearsal, and the creative process
Cyrano de Bergerac ; The son of Monte Cristo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyrano de Bergerac: The story of Cyrano, the tragic wit renowned for his nose and unrequited love for the beautiful Roxanne. The son of Monte Cristo: Under cover of night, aristocratic dandy Edmond Dantes, Jr. transforms himself into The Torch, a masked avenger who rallies the Balkan countryside against evil Count Gurko
Michael Chekhov : the Dartington years( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most significant theatrical personalities of the twentieth century, Michael Chekhov (Mikhail Alexandrovich Chekhov) was trained at the Moscow Arts Theatre under Constantin Stanislavsky and was the nephew of the playwright Anton Chekhov. After he fled Russia in 1928 he worked in Berlin, Paris and America before he began work on the Chekhov Theatre Studio at Dartington Hall, Devon, England in 1935. His approach to acting and teaching is discussed by former students and others connected with his studio
Vengeance Valley by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vengeance Valley is the story of foster brothers on opposite sides of the law in the old West. Rage at Dawn is the story of the first train robbers in the American west and a town's reaction to their capture
Randolph Scott western collection by Randolph Scott( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abilene town: "In the turbulent years after the Civil War, the Marshal (Scott) of Abilene must keep the peace when conflict between cattlemen and the ever-increasing homesteaders threatens to tear the town apart!"
The big cat ; Rage at dawn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tammy and the bachelor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homespun Mississippi gal teaches a sophisticated bachelor about love after she and her rascally grandfather help him after a plane crash
Big screen cowboys( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One-eyed Jacks: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for revenge. Dad is now a respectable sheriff in California, and has been living in fear of Rio's return
Michael Chekhov on theatre and the art of acting : the five-hour CD master class : a guide to discovery with exercises by Mala Powers( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Our teacher's in a wheelchair
Alternative Names
Mala Powers actrice américaine

Mala Powers actriz estadounidense

Mala Powers aktorka amerykańska

Mala Powers Amerikaans actrice (1931-2007)

Mala Powers amerikansk skådespelare

Mala Powers amerikansk skodespelar

Mala Powers amerikansk skuespiller

Mala Powers attrice statunitense

Mala Powers US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Powers, Mary Ellen 1931-2007

Мала Пауэрс

مالا پاورز بازیگر آمریکایی

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Our teacher's in a wheelchairTo the actor : on the technique of actingMaster classes in the Michael Chekhov techniqueMichael Chekhov on theatre and the art of acting : the five-hour CD master class : a guide to discovery with exercises