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Broadway Theaters

Thirty-six theaters grace the Great White Way, the Broadway theater district, which lies bordered by 41st to 53rd streets and Sixth to Ninth avenues.New York Convention & Visitors BureauA…

The Devil's Dictionary: Sabbath

by Ambrose Bierce SACERDOTALISTSABBATH -n. A weekly festival having its origin in the fact that God made the world in six days and was arrested on the seventh. Among the Jews observance of …

Brewer's: Sabbath of Sound

(The). Silence. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894SabbathiansSabbath A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Related Conten…

Brewer's: Sabbath

Day's Journey (Exodus xvi. 29; Acts i. 12), with the Jews was not to exceed the distance between the ark and the extreme end of the camp. This was 2,000 cubits, somewhat short of an English…

Brewer's: Jews' Sabbath

In the Monasticon de Melsa, ii. pp. 134, 137, we read that a Jew at Tewkesbury fell into a cesspool, and Richard, Earl of Gloucester, passing by, offered to pull him out, but the Jew refuse…

Brewer's: Witches' Sabbath

The muster at night time of witches and demons to concoct mischief. The witch first anointed her feet and shoulders with the fat of a murdered babe, the…

The First Movie Theater

The Question: When and where was the first movie theater? The Answer: The first theater in the world exclusively devoted to showing motion pictu…

Brewer's: Days set apart as Sabbaths

Sunday by Christians; Monday by the Greeks; Tuesday by the Persians; Wednesday by the Assyrians; Thursday by the Egyptians; Friday by the Turks; Saturday by the Jews. Christians worship God…

Movies and Film: Film Acting vs. Theater Acting

Film Acting vs. Theater ActingMovies and FilmArtists or Stars? The Aesthetics of ActingFilm Acting vs. Theater ActingThe Star SystemThe Schools of Film Acting"The Actor's Director": Priming th…