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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.

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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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    1. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      Dark Victory (1939 Film), by Edmund Goulding
      1. Dark Victory (1939 Film) by Edmund Goulding
      2. Union Pacific (1939 Film) by Cecil B. DeMille
      3. Streets of New York (1939 Film) by William Nigh
      4. Back Door to Heaven (1939 Film) by William K. Howard
      5. East Side of Heaven (1939 Film) by David Butler
      , May 5, 1939, p. 48
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      (3 Reviews)
      The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939 Film), by H.C. Potter
      1. The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939 Film) by H.C. Potter
      2. Dodge City (1939 Film) by Michael Curtiz
      3. The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939 Film) by Irving Cummings
      , April 14, 1939, p. 693
    3. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939 Film), by Michael Curtiz
      1. The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939 Film) by Michael Curtiz
      2. Allegheny Uprising (1939 Film) by William A. Seiter
      3. Drums Along the Mohawk (1939 Film) by John Ford
      4. J'accuse! (1938 Film) by Abel Gance
      , November 17, 1939, p. 97
    4. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Great Victor Herbert (1939 Film), by Andrew L. Stone
      1. The Great Victor Herbert (1939 Film) by Andrew L. Stone
      2. Destry Rides Again (1939 Film) by George Marshall
      3. The Secret of Dr. Kildare (1939 Film) by Harold S. Bucquet
      , December 15, 1939, p. 187
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      (4 Reviews)
      The Lion Has Wings (1939 Film), by Adrian Brunel, Brian Desmond Hurst, M...
      1. The Lion Has Wings (1939 Film) by Adrian Brunel, Brian Desmond Hurst, M...
      2. Reno (1939 Film) by John Farrow
      3. The Big Guy (1939 Film) by Arthur Lubin
      4. Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President (1939 Film) by Robert B. Sinclair
      , December 22, 1939, p. 206
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      (5 Reviews)
      The End of the Day (1939 Film), by Julien Duvivier
      1. The End of the Day (1939 Film) by Julien Duvivier
      2. Heartbeat (1939 Film) by Marcel Pagnol
      3. Dust Be My Destiny (1939 Film) by Lewis Seiler
      4. The Star Maker (1939 Film) by Roy Del Ruth
      5. The Perpetual Sacrifice (1939 Film)
      , September 15, 1939, p. 481
    7. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Man in the Iron Mask (1939 Film), by James Whale
      1. The Man in the Iron Mask (1939 Film) by James Whale
      2. Career (1939 Film) by Leigh Jason
      3. Stunt Pilot (1939 Film) by George Waggner
      , July 21, 1939, p. 320
    8. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Oklahoma Kid (1939 Film), by Lloyd Bacon
      1. The Oklahoma Kid (1939 Film) by Lloyd Bacon
      2. The Little Princess (1939 Film) by Walter Lang and William A. Seiter
      3. Let Us Live! (1939 Film) by John Brahm
      , March 17, 1939, p. 580
    9. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Made for Each Other (1939 Film), by George Marshall and John Cromwell
      1. Made for Each Other (1939 Film) by George Marshall and John Cromwell
      2. Honolulu (1939 Film) by Edward Buzzell
      3. St. Louis Blues (1939 Film) by Raoul Walsh
      4. Beauty for the Asking (1939 Film) by Glenn Tryon
      , February 24, 1939, p. 497
    10. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Rains Came (1939 Film), by Clarence Brown
      1. The Rains Came (1939 Film) by Clarence Brown
      2. The Women (1939 Film) by George Cukor
      3. Hawaiian Nights (1939 Film) by Albert S. Rogell
      , September 22, 1939, p. 500
    11. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      The Roaring Twenties (1939 Film), by Raoul Walsh
      1. The Roaring Twenties (1939 Film) by Raoul Walsh
      2. The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939 Film) by Hal Roach
      3. Disputed Passage (1939 Film) by Frank Borzage
      4. Three Sons (1939 Film) by Jack Hively
      , November 10, 1939, p. 79
    12. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939 Film), by Sidney Lanfield
      1. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939 Film) by Sidney Lanfield
      2. Sergeant Madden (1939 Film) by Josef von Sternberg
      3. The Flying Irishman (1939 Film) by Leigh Jason
      4. Midnight (1939 Film) by Mitchell Leisen
      , April 7, 1939, p. 665
    13. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      On Borrowed Time (1939 Film), by Harold S. Bucquet
      1. On Borrowed Time (1939 Film) by Harold S. Bucquet
      2. Bachelor Mother (1939 Film) by Garson Kanin
      3. Man About Town (1939 Film) by Mark Sandrich
      4. Second Fiddle (1939 Film) by Sidney Lanfield
      , July 14, 1939, p. 300
    14. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939 Film), by Alfred E. Green
      1. The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939 Film) by Alfred E. Green
      2. Invitation to Happiness (1939 Film) by Wesley Ruggles
      3. Captain Fury (1939 Film) by Hal Roach
      4. Tell No Tales (1939 Film) by Leslie Fenton
      , June 9, 1939, p. 189
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      (3 Reviews)
      Full Confession (1939 Film), by John Farrow
      1. Full Confession (1939 Film) by John Farrow
      2. Espionage Agent (1939 Film) by Lloyd Bacon
      3. Honeymoon in Bali (1939 Film) by Edward H. Griffith
      , October 6, 1939, p. 539
    16. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Harvest (1937 Film), by Marcel Pagnol
      1. Harvest (1937 Film) by Marcel Pagnol
      2. Intermezzo: A Love Story (1939 Film) by Gregory Ratoff
      3. Jamaica Inn (1939 Film) by Alfred Hitchcock
      4. Eternally Yours (1939 Film) by Tay Garnett
      , October 20, 1939, p. 587
    17. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Great Man Votes (1939 Film), by Garson Kanin
      1. The Great Man Votes (1939 Film) by Garson Kanin
      2. Jesse James (1939 Film) by Henry King
      3. Stand Up and Fight (1939 Film) by W.S. Van Dyke
      , January 27, 1939, p. 386
    18. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Four Feathers (1939 Film), by Zoltan Korda
      1. The Four Feathers (1939 Film) by Zoltan Korda
      2. In Name Only (1939 Film) by John Cromwell
      3. Elsa Maxwell's Hotel for Women (1939 Film) by Gregory Ratoff
      , August 18, 1939, p. 400
    19. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Ninotchka (1939 Film), by Ernst Lubitsch
      1. Ninotchka (1939 Film) by Ernst Lubitsch
      2. Rasputin (1938 Film) by Marcel L'Herbier
      3. Mutiny in the Big House (1939 Film) by William Nigh
      , November 3, 1939, p. 47
    20. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Golden Boy (1939 Film), by Rouben Mamoulian
      1. Golden Boy (1939 Film) by Rouben Mamoulian
      2. The Under-Pup (1939 Film) by Richard Wallace
      3. Song of the Streets (1933 Film) by Victor Trivas
      4. Our Leading Citizen (1939 Film) by Alfred Santell
      , September 8, 1939, p. 459