Tourneur


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Tourneur

(ˈtɜːnə)
n
(Biography) Cyril. ?1575–1626, English dramatist; author of The Atheist's Tragedy (1611) and, reputedly, of The Revenger's Tragedy (1607)
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But you must think of that lonely death in the tawdry dressing-room simply as a strange lurid fragment from some Jacobean tragedy, as a wonderful scene from Webster, or Ford, or Cyril Tourneur. The girl never really lived, and so she has never really died.
On rare occasions, though, a musical fragment is all that survives of an otherwise lost play-text: Tourneur's 'The Nobleman' (1611) and Fletcher, Field, and Massinger's 'The Jeweller of Amsterdam' (1616) fall into this category.
Jacques Tourneur), the monster is controlled by a "witch doctor," while after World War II, "the lone vampire seemed less of a threat compared with ...
Fernand Iveton a rejoint les rangs du FLN durant l'ete 1956 et en novembre, il decida de poser une bombe a l'usine de gaz au Ruisseau (El Hamma), ou il travaillait comme tourneur, a une heure ou l'usine serait deserte pour eviter de faire des victimes.
On the other hand, Seabrook's work was also the source for the first zombie film, White Zombie, directed by Victor Halperin in 1932, and classic film I Walked with a Zombie, directed by Jacques Tourneur in 1943--thanks to journalist Inez Wallace's articles, inspired by Seabrook's work (Palacios 2010, 30-33).
De Mille, Ernst Lubitsch, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, John Ford, Fritz Lang, Max Ophuls, Douglas Sirk, Raoul Walsh, Jacques Tourneur, Josef von Sternberg, Orson Welles, Nicholas Ray, Samuel Fuller, and Jerry Lewis; the origins and development of auteur cinephilia and examples of films capturing sublime moments; and the changing nature of Hollywood and the auteur from the late 1970s, with the rise of directors like George Lucas and Steven Spielberg.
(3.) Molina JM, Tourneur M, Sarfati C, Chevret S, de Gouvello A, Gobert JG, et al.; Agence Nationale de Recherches sur le SIDA 090 Study Group.
The conclusion of Cyril Tourneur's The Atheist's Tragedy, or, The Honest Man's Revenge (printed in 1611 A5 in divers places it hath often beene Acted) delivers readily apprehensible, even unmistakable, moral axioms: First, the titular villain D'Amville affirms as he expires that "Nature is a fool.