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Powers, Mala 1931-2007

Works: 92 works in 330 publications in 6 languages and 4,585 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Western films  Biography  Swashbuckler films  Historical films  Internet videos  Educational films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Actor, Performer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Costume designer, Narrator, wpr
Classifications: PN1997, 792.028
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Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Visual )

140 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th-century Paris, a long-nosed poet and swordsman helps his handsome friend win the girl he himself loves
Our teacher's in a wheelchair by Mala Powers( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 627 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 )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook for professional and amateur actors and directors is designed to train the imagination and body to quickly and effectively call up emotion, develop characters, and strengthen awareness
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 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the customs of eight Christian holidays with stories, poems, and prayers
Rage at dawn by Tim Whelan( Visual )

22 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective James Barlow goes undercover as a train robber to break up the infamous Reno gang
Follow the star by Mala Powers( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and Spanish and held by 178 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
City that never sleeps by John H Auer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 142 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
The great American western( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abilene town: The Abilene, KS town marshal tries to stop homesteader conflicts in the years following the Civil War. Based on the novel by Ernest Haycox
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Recording )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 80 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
Tammy and the bachelor( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 70 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
From Russia to Hollywood : the 100-year odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff by Frederick Keeve( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Czarist Russia's Moscow Art Theatre to Hollywood's biggest films, narrator Gregory Peck joins an A-list of Hollywood stars to take us through the odyssey of two Russian born Hollywood legends: great acting teacher, Michael Chekhov and the amazing director George Shdanoff. With actors Anthony Quinn, Lloyd Bridges, Robert Stack, Jack Palance, Patricia Neal, Mala Powers and many more, we follow the loves of two men who made Hollywood what it is today"--Distributor's website
The colossus of New York( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 60 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
Cyrano de Bergerac ; The son of Monte Cristo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 28 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
The doomsday machine( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States is hours away from launching a manned mission to Venus when a Chinese plot to destroy the Earth is uncovered. The U.S. and U.S.S.R. team up. It's up to the crew of Project Astra to keep the human race alive and thriving
On the technique of acting by Michael Chekhov( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in French and held by 26 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
Vengeance Valley by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

in English and held by 25 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
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
Randolph Scott western collection by Randolph Scott( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagon wheels: "A trail guide (Scott) contends with Indian attacks and outlaw treachery on a perilous wagon train journey from Missouri to Oregon."
The big cat ; Rage at dawn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big cat: In the 1930's two families of mountaineers battle over water rights in their barren territory in southern Utah. A marauding mountain lion terrorizes the ranchers while killing their livestock
Early women directors on directing by Ally Acker( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with Lillian Gish speaking about her role as director in Remodeling her husband (1920) and Mala Powers, the actress and a Ida Lupino "discovery," speaking about Lupino, the director. Includes interview material with Kevin Brownlow, film historian and Katharine Hepburn about Dorothy Arzner
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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


Our teacher's in a wheelchairTo the actor : on the technique of acting