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Powers, Mala 1931-2007

Works: 83 works in 268 publications in 5 languages and 3,570 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Interviews  Nonfiction films  Motion pictures  Television programs 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Narrator, Editor, Costume designer
Classifications: PN2061, 792.028
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Mala Powers
Most widely held works by Mala Powers
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Visual )

113 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th-century Paris, a long-nosed poet and swordsman helps his handsome friend to win the girl whom the poet himself loves
To the actor : on the technique of acting by Michael Chekhov( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 611 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 To the Actor includes a previously unpublished chapter on 'Psychological Gesture', translated into English by the celebrated director Andrei Malaev - Babel; a new biographi
Follow the year : a family celebration of Christian holidays by Mala Powers( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the customs of eight Christian holidays with stories, poems, and prayers
Master classes in the Michael Chekhov technique( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 170 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 158 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 No Linguistic content and held by 129 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 82 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
The colossus of New York( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 55 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
From Russia to Hollywood the 100-year odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 50 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
Cyrano de Bergerac The son of Monte Cristo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 27 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 )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in French and held by 23 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
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 Rage at dawn( Visual )

in English and held by 20 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
The big cat ; Rage at dawn( Visual )

in English and held by 14 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
Big screen cowboys( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rage at dawn: Terrorizing 1866 Indiana, the Reno brothers gang uses the town of Seymour as a safe haven, paying off three crooked town officials. Sent in to clean up the gang is Peterson Detective Agency operative James Barlow, who poses as an outlaw to gain the confidence of the officials and the thick-headed brothers. Events heat up and rage surfaces as Barlow sets up the gang in a dawn train robbery
The doomsday machine( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An upcoming space mission to Venus becomes even more vital after a startling secret is revealed. Foreign agents have revealed a secret plot by the Chinese where they have manufactured the ultimate weapon, capable of destroying everything on the surface of the planet. The mission to our sister planet now becomes a fight for the survival of the human race, as the crew must try to save the Earth from destruction
Early women directors on directing by Ally Acker( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She's new to San Francisco and a bit lonely. Maybe that's why Cathy Palmer is vulnerable to Kenneth, a playful, boyishly handsome stranger about to plunge her into a living nightmare. Cathy falls in and out of love with Kenneth, then begins life anew with another man whom she marries. But Kenneth isn't over Cathy, he stalks her, and kidnaps her newborn child
Rage at dawn ; Abilene Town( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abilene Town (1946, b&w): In the years following the Civil War, the town of Abilene, Kansas is poised on the brink of an explosive confrontation between the homesteaders and the cattlemen
Randolph Scott western collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rage at dawn: "A federal agent (Scott) infiltrates the infamous Reno gang, but complications arise when a self-righteous mob tries to lynch the outlaws!"
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To the actor : on the technique of acting
Alternative Names
Powers, Mary Ellen 1931-2007

To the actor : on the technique of actingMaster classes in the Michael Chekhov technique