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Powers, Mala 1931-2007

Works: 94 works in 316 publications in 6 languages and 4,489 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Western films  History  Biography  Historical films  Internet videos  Educational films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Actor, Performer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Narrator, wpr, Costume designer
Classifications: PN2061, 792.028
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Cyrano de Bergerac by Michael Gordon( Visual )

127 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,388 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 )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 639 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 )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 599 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 To the Actor includes a previously unpublished chapter on 'Psychological Gesture', translated into English by the celebrated director Andrei Malaev - Babel; a new biographical overview by Mala Powers; and a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 296 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 186 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 177 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 )

20 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary cowboy star Randolph Scott is Federal Agent James Barlow, who goes undercover to infiltrate the notorious Reno Gang. Posing as a train robber, Barlow is accepted into the gang, then learns why the Reno boys are so successful : they've been paying off local officials. Set in Indiana following the Civil War, this classic western has action, romance, and clever plot twists.--Container
City that never sleeps by John H Auer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 137 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 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the last man: Zane Grey story about a family feud that breaks out when one of the members turns to cattle rustling
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
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 61 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 59 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
Tammy and the bachelor( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 44 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
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
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
The doomsday machine( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 23 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
Vengeance Valley by Luke Short( 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
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 18 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 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big cat: In 1933, a city boy arrives at his late mother's rural Utah birthplace to discover the locals have been pestered by drought, feuding, and a cougar. Rage at dawn: Detective James Barlow goes undercover as a train robber to break up the infamous Reno gang
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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 actingMaster classes in the Michael Chekhov technique