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Horace Liveright

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Horace Brisbin Liveright (10 December 1883 – 24 September 1933) was an American publisher and stage producer. [1]

38 relations: Academy Awards, Albert Boni, An American Tragedy, Bela Lugosi, Bennett Cerf, Bertrand Russell, Boni & Liveright, Bram Stoker, Broadway theatre, Censorship, Charles Fort, Coin flipping, Dorothy Parker, Dracula (1924 play), Dracula (1931 English-language film), Edward Van Sloan, Ernest Hemingway, Florence Balcombe, Hamilton Deane, Hart Crane, International Paper, John L. Balderston, Joseph Schildkraut, Modern Library, New York City, Noël Coward, Publishing, S. J. Perelman, Show Boat (1929 film), T. S. Eliot, The Book of the Damned, The Scoundrel (1935 film), The Waste Land, Theatrical producer, Theodore Dreiser, Tod Browning, William Faulkner, 1935 in film.

Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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Albert Boni

Albert Boni (29 October 1892, New York City – 31 July 1981, Ormond Beach, Florida) was co-founder of the publishing company Boni & Liveright and a pioneering publisher in paperbacks and book clubs.

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An American Tragedy

An American Tragedy (1925) is a novel by the American writer Theodore Dreiser.

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Bela Lugosi

Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó (20 October 1882 – 16 August 1956), better known as Bela Lugosi, was a Hungarian-American actor famous for portraying Count Dracula in the 1931 film and for his roles in various other horror films.

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Bennett Cerf

Bennett Alfred Cerf (May 25, 1898 – August 27, 1971) was an American publisher, one of the founders of American publishing firm Random House.

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Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist, and Nobel laureate.

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Boni & Liveright

Boni & Liveright was an American trade book publisher established in 1917 in New York City by Albert Boni and Horace Liveright.

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Bram Stoker

Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish author, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.

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Broadway theatre

Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.

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Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient" as determined by government authorities.

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Charles Fort

Charles Hoy Fort (August 6, 1874 – May 3, 1932) was an American writer and researcher who specialized in anomalous phenomena.

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Coin flipping

Coin flipping, coin tossing, or heads or tails is the practice of throwing a coin in the air and checking which side is showing when it lands to choose between two alternatives, sometimes to resolve a dispute between two parties.

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Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker (née Rothschild; August 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) was an American poet, writer, critic, and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th-century urban foibles.

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Dracula (1924 play)

Dracula is a stage play written by Hamilton Deane in 1924, then substantially revised by John L. Balderston in 1927.

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Dracula (1931 English-language film)

Dracula is a 1931 American pre-Code vampire-horror film directed by Tod Browning and starring Bela Lugosi as Count Dracula.

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Edward Van Sloan

Edward Van Sloan (November 1, 1882 – March 6, 1964) was an American film character actor best remembered for his roles in the Universal Studios horror films such as Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), and The Mummy (1932).

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Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist.

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Florence Balcombe

Florence Balcombe (17 July 1858 – 25 May 1937) was the wife and literary executor of Bram Stoker.

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Hamilton Deane

Hamilton Deane (1880–1958) was an Irish actor, playwright and director.

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Hart Crane

Harold Hart Crane (July 21, 1899 – April 27, 1932) was an American poet.

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International Paper

The International Paper Company is an American pulp and paper company, the largest such company in the world.

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John L. Balderston

John L. Balderston (October 22, 1889, in Philadelphia – March 8, 1954, in Los Angeles) was an American playwright and screenwriter best known for his horror and fantasy scripts.

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Joseph Schildkraut

Joseph Schildkraut (22 March 1896 – 21 January 1964) was an Austrian-American actor.

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Modern Library

The Modern Library is an American publishing company.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Noël Coward

Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December 189926 March 1973) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise".

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Publishing is the dissemination of literature, music, or information—the activity of making information available to the general public.

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S. J. Perelman

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Show Boat (1929 film)

Show Boat is a 1929 American romantic drama film based on the novel Show Boat by Edna Ferber.

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T. S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot, (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".

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The Book of the Damned

The Book of the Damned was the first published nonfiction work by American author Charles Fort (first edition 1919).

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The Scoundrel (1935 film)

The Scoundrel is a 1935 drama film directed by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, and starring Noël Coward, Julie Haydon, Stanley Ridges, Rosita Moreno, and Lionel Stander.

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The Waste Land

The Waste Land is a long poem by T. S. Eliot, widely regarded as one of the most important poems of the 20th century and a central work of modernist poetry.

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Theatrical producer

A theatrical producer is a person who oversees all aspects of mounting a theatre production.

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Theodore Dreiser

Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (August 27, 1871 – December 28, 1945) was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school.

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Tod Browning

Tod Browning (born Charles Albert Browning, Jr.; July 12, 1880 – October 6, 1962) was an American film actor, film director, screenwriter and vaudeville performer.

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William Faulkner

William Cuthbert Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi.

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1935 in film

The cinema releases of 1935 were highly representative of the early Golden Age period of Hollywood.

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