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Powers, Mala 1931-2007

Overview
Works: 83 works in 295 publications in 6 languages and 4,320 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Swashbuckler films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Western films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Actor, Performer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Mala Powers
 
Most widely held works by Mala Powers
Cyrano de Bergerac by Franco Alfano( Visual )

129 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,441 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 655 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 )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 582 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 To the Actor includes a previously unpublished chapter on 'Psychological Gesture', translated into English by the celebrated director Andrei Malaev - Babel; a new biographical overview by Mala Powers; and a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 303 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 194 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 176 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 153 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
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Recording )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 79 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 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Czarist Russia's Moscow Art Theater to Hollywood's biggest film, narrator Gregory Peck joins an A-list of Hollywood stars to take us through the odyssey of two Russian born Hollywood legends: The 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 lives of those who made Hollywood what it is today
The colossus of New York( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 57 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
On the technique of acting by Michael Chekhov( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in French and Italian and held by 33 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 by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ranch foreman (Lancaster) is continually battling his wayward Brother (Walker) in this melodramatic tale of the western range
The Doomsday Machine( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 19 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
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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Tammy and the bachelor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 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
Big screen cowboys( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 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
Michael Chekhov on theatre and the art of acting : the five-hour CD master class : a guide to discovery with exercises by Mala Powers( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

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Our teacher's in a wheelchairTo the actor : on the technique of actingMaster classes in the Michael Chekhov techniqueMichael Chekhov on theatre and the art of acting : the five-hour CD master class : a guide to discovery with exercises