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Overview page. Subjects: Music — Theatre.

Spectators' appreciation for performances has often been demonstrated through the clapping of hands. Applause is part of a larger set of social behaviours intimately related to the...

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The Sound of Applause

David Luhrssen.

in Mamoulian

December 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 2789 words.

Paramount was the Hollywood studio whose artistic ambitions were most conducive to Mamoulian's vision of the medium's potential. When offered a chance to direct a film at the studio's...

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The unheard mourning: offscreen sound and melancholy in <i>Applause</i>

Hyun-Suk Seo.

in Screen

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 0 words.

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Echo and Hum

C. Scott Combs.

in Deathwatch

September 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 14179 words.

This chapter examines the nondiegetic soundtrack as registrant in the early sound film. In theory, the sound camera can capture the last audible breath or spoken utterance, and it can...

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Magic, Medicine, Cannibalism:

Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh and Neda Hei-tung Ng.

in Horror to the Extreme

June 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 5663 words.

This chapter focuses on two signature horror films from Applause Pictures, Three: Going Home (Peter Chan Ho-sun, 2002) and Three Extremes: Dumplings (Fruit Chan, 2004), and analyzes their...

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David Luhrssen.

December 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Film. 192 pages.

The Armenian-American director Rouben Mamoulian remains one of the most under acknowledged filmmakers from Hollywood's Golden Age. With Applause (1929), Mamoulian restored motion to the...

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Burns, George

Bruce L. Janoff.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Film. 2043 words.

Burns, George (20 January 1896–09 March 1996), comedian, was born Nathan Birnbaum in New York City, the son of Louis Philip Birnbaum, a kosher butcher and part-time cantor, and Dora Bluth....

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