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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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      (4 Reviews)
      Young Bess (1953 Film), by George Sidney
      1. Young Bess (1953 Film) by George Sidney
      2. Tonight at 8:30 (1952 Film) by Anthony Pelissier
      3. The Desert Song (1953 Film) by H. Bruce Humberstone
      4. Pickup on South Street (1953 Film) by Samuel Fuller
      , June 12, 1953, p. 249
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      (4 Reviews)
      Destination Gobi (1953 Film), by Robert Wise
      1. Destination Gobi (1953 Film) by Robert Wise
      2. Glory at Sea (1953 Film) by Compton Bennett
      3. City Beneath the Sea (1953 Film) by Budd Boetticher
      4. The Stars Are Singing (1953 Film) by Norman Taurog
      , March 27, 1953, p. 625
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      (5 Reviews)
      The Little Fugitive (1953 Film), by Ray Ashley and Morris Engel
      1. The Little Fugitive (1953 Film) by Ray Ashley and Morris Engel
      2. The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953 Film) by Charles Crichton
      3. Desperate Moment (1953 Film) by Compton Bennett
      4. Time Gentlemen Please! (1952 Film) by Lewis Gilbert
      5. Tanga-Tika (1953 Film) by Dwight Long
      , October 23, 1953, p. 61
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      (3 Reviews)
      Shane (1953 Film), by George Stevens
      1. Shane (1953 Film) by George Stevens
      2. Law and Order (1953 Film) by Nathan Juran
      3. The Desert Rats (1953 Film) by Robert Wise
      , May 8, 1953, p. 121
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      Roman Holiday (1953 Film), by William Wyler
      1. Roman Holiday (1953 Film) by William Wyler
      , September 18, 1953, p. 586
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      (4 Reviews)
      Take the High Ground! (1953 Film), by Richard Brooks
      1. Take the High Ground! (1953 Film) by Richard Brooks
      2. The Steel Lady (1953 Film) by Ewald Andre Dupont
      3. Decameron Nights (1953 Film) by Hugo Fregonese
      4. Project M 7 (1953 Film)
      , December 11, 1953, p. 257
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      The Moon Is Blue (1953 Film), by Otto Preminger
      1. The Moon Is Blue (1953 Film) by Otto Preminger
      , July 17, 1953, p. 369
    8. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Justice Is Done (1950 Film), by Andre Cayatte
      1. Justice Is Done (1950 Film) by Andre Cayatte
      2. Thunder in the East (1952 Film) by Charles Vidor
      3. Taxi (1953 Film) by Gregory Ratoff
      , February 27, 1953, p. 522
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      (3 Reviews)
      Moulin Rouge (1952 Film), by John Huston
      1. Moulin Rouge (1952 Film) by John Huston
      2. Face to Face (1952 Film) by John Brahm and Bretaigne Windust
      3. The Star (1952 Film) by Stuart Heisler
      , February 13, 1953, p. 473
    10. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      The Member of the Wedding (1953 Film), by Fred Zinnemann
      1. The Member of the Wedding (1953 Film) by Fred Zinnemann
      2. Eight Iron Men (1953 Film) by Edward Dmytryk
      3. Androcles and the Lion (1952 Film) by Chester Erskine and Nicholas Ray
      , January 30, 1953, p. 424
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      (3 Reviews)
      Bwana Devil (1952 Film), by Arch Oboler
      1. Bwana Devil (1952 Film) by Arch Oboler
      2. Lili (1953 Film) by Charles Walters
      3. Tonight We Sing (1953 Film) by Mitchell Leisen
      , March 13, 1953, p. 575
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      (2 Reviews)
      The Robe (1953 Film), by Henry Koster
      1. The Robe (1953 Film) by Henry Koster
      2. Little Boy Lost (1953 Film) by George Seaton
      , October 9, 1953, pp. 12-13
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      (3 Reviews)
      I Confess (1953 Film), by Alfred Hitchcock
      1. I Confess (1953 Film) by Alfred Hitchcock
      2. Anna (1951 Film) by Alberto Lattuada
      3. The Mississippi Gambler (1953 Film) by Rudolph Mate
      , March 6, 1953, p. 550
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      (4 Reviews)
      House of Wax (1953 Film), by Andre De Toth and Michael Curtiz
      1. House of Wax (1953 Film) by Andre De Toth and Michael Curtiz
      2. The Magnetic Monster (1953 Film) by Curt Siodmak and Herbert L. Strock
      3. Angel Face (1952 Film) by Otto Preminger
      4. Jeopardy (1953 Film) by John Sturges
      , May 1, 1953, p. 99
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      (3 Reviews)
      Bellissima (1951 Film), by Luchino Visconti
      1. Bellissima (1951 Film) by Luchino Visconti
      2. Rome Eleven O'Clock (1952 Film) by Giuseppe De Santis
      3. Ring Around the Clock (1949 Film) by Paolo William Tamburella
      , May 15, 1953, pp. 152-153
    16. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      The Naked Spur (1953 Film), by Anthony Mann
      1. The Naked Spur (1953 Film) by Anthony Mann
      2. The Tall Texan (1953 Film) by Elmo Williams
      3. Seminole (1953 Film) by Budd Boetticher
      4. Battle Circus (1953 Film) by Richard Brooks
      5. Off Limits (1953 Film) by George Marshall
      , April 17, 1953, pp. 52-53
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      From Here to Eternity (1953 Film), by Fred Zinnemann
      1. From Here to Eternity (1953 Film) by Fred Zinnemann
      , August 21, 1953, p. 488
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      (3 Reviews)
      The Band Wagon (1953 Film), by Vincente Minnelli
      1. The Band Wagon (1953 Film) by Vincente Minnelli
      2. Second Chance (1953 Film) by William Beaudine
      3. Vice Squad (1953 Film) by Arnold Laven
      , July 31, 1953, pp. 423-424
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      (3 Reviews)
      Annapurna (1953 Film), by Maurice Herzog
      1. Annapurna (1953 Film) by Maurice Herzog
      2. Escape from Fort Bravo (1953 Film) by John Sturges
      3. Hondo (1953 Film) by John Farrow
      , December 25, 1953, p. 306
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      (3 Reviews)
      A Lion Is in the Streets (1953 Film), by Raoul Walsh
      1. A Lion Is in the Streets (1953 Film) by Raoul Walsh
      2. Mogambo (1953 Film) by John Ford
      3. The All-American (1953 Film) by Jesse Hibbs
      , October 16, 1953, p. 38