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A: The UNZ.org website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright. Much of this material has never previously been available anywhere on the Internet and should be useful for researchers and intellectual historians.

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A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Furthermore, there is a chance that at some future point these publications will be released for reading on this website as well.

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A: The current Version 2.0 release of UNZ.org incorporates major design changes from the previous version, but nearly all of the same underlying printed content is still available. Given the relatively slight use of the previous links to external videos and webzines, these portions have been removed, thereby streamlining access to the printed materials which constitute the main value of the system. Another major change has been the widespread use of Javascript, rendering most of the pages "reactive" as you begin entering information.

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A: Most of the main pages of the website contain one or more "Reactive Clouds," with the names of various authors or publications. Javascript functions cause these Clouds to "react" and change the displayed information as you begin typing in the entry boxes. For example, as you enter the first few letters of an author's name on the Home page, the Clouds adjust to display only those authors whose names begin with those letters. Similar adjustments occur as you start typing in a particular decade or year, or if you select one of the drop-down settings or other filter. This allows you to quickly focus in on the individuals you are seeking based on your particular criteria.

At any point, the relative size of the names in a given Cloud indicates the volume of underlying content material associated with that name. Meanwhile, the color indicates what fraction of the content material is readable (for copyright reasons): bright blue indicates mostly readable, dark blue indicates partly readable, and black means mostly unreadable

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There are also several other tabs. The Tree tab displays a dynamic tree allowing the individual time periods, issues, and articles to be opened for greate detail. The Year Contents tab displays the tables of contents for all the issues of a given year, the Issues, Small Covers, and Large Covers tabs display those views of the contents for a given decade, and the All Years tab provides an overview of the entire archive of the periodical. In addition, the drop down field in the control bar may be used to explore the different periods. All these pages allow for convenient browsing of the contents of a given periodical and clicking on any of the individual links accessing more detailed information.

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Searches may be performed on any of these individual pages, or on the Power Search page, which allows for more detailed Searches across all content material.
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      (Review)
      The Vagrant Mood, by W. Somerset Maugham
      1. The Vagrant Mood by W. Somerset Maugham
      The Saturday Review
      , April 25, 1953, p. 21 - PDF
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      (Review)
      Merely Colossal, by Arthur Mayer
      1. Merely Colossal by Arthur Mayer
      The Saturday Review
      , May 30, 1953, p. 25 - PDF
    3. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      M-G-M's Charles Schnee---London Delinquents---3-D Again
      1. Bright Road (1953 Film) by Gerald Mayer
      2. I Believe in You (1952 Film) by Basil Dearden and Michael Relph
      3. Man in the Dark (1953 Film) by Lew Landers
      The Saturday Review
      , April 25, 1953, p. 29 - PDF
    4. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Justice Is Done (1950 Film), by Andre Cayatte
      1. Justice Is Done (1950 Film) by Andre Cayatte
      2. The Story of Mandy (1953 Film) by Fred F. Sears and Alexander Mackendrick
      3. Tonight We Sing (1953 Film) by Mitchell Leisen
      The Saturday Review
      , February 28, 1953, p. 39 - PDF
      1. Justice Is Done (1950 Film) by Andre Cayatte
      2. The Story of Mandy (1953 Film) by Fred F. Sears and Alexander Mackendrick
      3. Tonight We Sing (1953 Film) by Mitchell Leisen
      The Saturday Review
      , April 11, 1953, p. 55 - PDF
    5. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Melba (1953 Film), by Lewis Milestone
      1. Melba (1953 Film) by Lewis Milestone
      2. Stalag 17 (1953 Film) by Billy Wilder
      3. Dangerous When Wet (1953 Film) by Charles Walters
      The Saturday Review
      , July 4, 1953, pp. 30-31 - PDF
    6. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Moulin Rouge (1952 Film), by John Huston
      1. Moulin Rouge (1952 Film) by John Huston
      2. The Naked Spur (1953 Film) by Anthony Mann
      The Saturday Review
      , February 14, 1953, pp. 46-47 - PDF
    7. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Decameron Nights (1953 Film), by Hugo Fregonese
      1. Decameron Nights (1953 Film) by Hugo Fregonese
      2. Murder on Monday (1953 Film) by Ralph Richardson
      3. The Joe Louis Story (1953 Film) by Robert Gordon
      The Saturday Review
      , October 17, 1953, pp. 37-38 - PDF
    8. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953 Film), by Howard Hawks
      1. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953 Film) by Howard Hawks
      2. Vice Squad (1953 Film) by Arnold Laven
      The Saturday Review
      , August 1, 1953, p. 27 - PDF
    9. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Sangaree (1953 Film), by Edward Ludwig
      1. Sangaree (1953 Film) by Edward Ludwig
      2. Pickup on South Street (1953 Film) by Samuel Fuller
      3. Scared Stiff (1953 Film) by George Marshall
      4. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953 Film) by Eugene Lourie
      The Saturday Review
      , June 20, 1953, pp. 32-33 - PDF
    10. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Half a Hero (1953 Film), by Don Weis
      1. Half a Hero (1953 Film) by Don Weis
      2. Mister Scoutmaster (1953 Film) by Henry Levin
      The Saturday Review
      , September 19, 1953, p. 30 - PDF
    11. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Actress (1953 Film), by George Cukor
      1. The Actress (1953 Film) by George Cukor
      2. Little Boy Lost (1953 Film) by George Seaton
      3. The Robe (1953 Film) by Henry Koster
      The Saturday Review
      , October 3, 1953, pp. 43-44 - PDF
    12. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Three Forbidden Stories (1951 Film), by Augusto Genina
      1. Three Forbidden Stories (1951 Film) by Augusto Genina
      2. The Queen of Sheba (1952 Film) by Pietro Francisci
      3. Escape from Fort Bravo (1953 Film) by John Sturges
      The Saturday Review
      , December 12, 1953, p. 49 - PDF
    13. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Kiss Me, Kate (1953 Film), by George Sidney
      1. Kiss Me, Kate (1953 Film) by George Sidney
      2. Calamity Jane (1953 Film) by David Butler
      3. The Living Desert (1953 Film) by James Algar
      The Saturday Review
      , November 14, 1953, p. 40 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      The Juggler (1953 Film), by Edward Dmytryk
      1. The Juggler (1953 Film) by Edward Dmytryk
      2. Rome Eleven O'Clock (1952 Film) by Giuseppe De Santis
      The Saturday Review
      , May 9, 1953, pp. 28-29 - PDF
    15. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Skipper Next to God (1951 Film), by Louis Daquin
      1. Skipper Next to God (1951 Film) by Louis Daquin
      2. Wherever She Goes (1953 Film) by Michael Gordon#2
      3. The Star (1952 Film) by Stuart Heisler
      The Saturday Review
      , January 31, 1953, p. 27 - PDF
    16. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      How to Marry a Millionaire (1953 Film), by Jean Negulesco
      1. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953 Film) by Jean Negulesco
      2. The Man Between (1953 Film) by Carol Reed
      The Saturday Review
      , November 28, 1953, p. 31 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      Titanic (1953 Film), by Jean Negulesco
      1. Titanic (1953 Film) by Jean Negulesco
      2. The Seven Deadly Sins (1953 Film) by Yves Allegret, Claude Autant-Lara, Ed...
      The Saturday Review
      , May 23, 1953, p. 30 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      The Member of the Wedding (1953 Film), by Fred Zinnemann
      1. The Member of the Wedding (1953 Film) by Fred Zinnemann
      2. The Importance of Being Earnest (1952 Film) by Anthony Asquith
      The Saturday Review
      , January 10, 1953, p. 31 - PDF
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      (2 Reviews)
      Man on a Tightrope (1953 Film), by Elia Kazan
      1. Man on a Tightrope (1953 Film) by Elia Kazan
      2. Young Bess (1953 Film) by George Sidney
      The Saturday Review
      , May 30, 1953, p. 30 - PDF