Richard Lester

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  • Claustrophobia In The Secret Life Of Richard Lester

    it thrusts its audience into the mass hysteria of 1964 with The Beatles reaching the pinnacle of their much desired fame, little by little isolating them away from their humbling roots in Liverpool. Director, Richard Lester, shoots the opening scene with rapid precision, immediately immersing the audience through the repeated screams and cries of the band’s devoted fans, and the four members themselves at their most desperate, where a potential stumble could leave them swarmed by the seemingly abusive hands and stares of their admirers. It is a snapshot of the four member’s reality, capturing a sense of sincerity that would have been lost if not for the intelligent usage of a documentary style of shooting and swift editing to elevate the sense of claustrophobia. This moment is the necessary establishment that would shape the minds of its audience, knowing that the entire feature would take on a concise structure and execution, and much of its passages would be filled with a tongue and cheek energy that immediately catches one’s attention; an equal admiration given to Richard Lester himself rather than simply the famed pop stars that fill it. As said earlier, the film’s focus finds itself comfortable in the lives of its four protagonists, uncontrolled by the…

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  • Native American Dance: Lester Horton Technique

    Lester Horton Lester Iradell Horton was born January 23, 1906 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Iradell and Pollyanna Horton. As a child he was interested in Native American culture, which is also what sparked his interest in dance. He studied several Native American tribes including, the Iroquois, Red River Indians, Penobscot, and Ojibway. Horton also studied ballet for two years, and took classes at the Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis while working for the Indianapolis Little Theatre.…

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  • How Did Lester Young Influence Jazz

    together to share in the common interests of listening to jazz. Many of the early most prominent jazz musicians, like Lester Young, were able to bring their own unique styles and improvisations to the development of jazz, to help mold it into what we hear today. Lester Young was an American jazz saxophonist who has made his mark in jazz culture by expressing his distinctive improvisations, compositions, and originality in every musical note he played which helped change the art form of jazz.…

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  • Lester B. Pearson: Canada's Greatest Prime Minister

    Lester B. Pearson: Canada 's Greatest Prime Minister Being elected as prime minister of Canada is the greatest honour a Canadian political leader can receive. Lester Bowles Pearson was the most impactful man ever to take on the role of prime minister. Lester B. Pearson Pearson deserves this title because he defined Canada 's identity whilst creating and improving various social programs, which drastically improved the overall quality of life in Canada.(Biris ‘6’) Additionally, Pearson elegantly…

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  • Figurative Language In Richard Cory, By Edwin Arlington Robinson

    “Richard Cory”, written by Edwin Arlington Robinson, portrays a man’s life story only through the effect of his personality upon those who admire him. The poem is separated into four stanzas, each unfolding a different aspect of the protagonist’s life represented by the townspeople. This poem is devoid of almost any literary elements and figurative language; however, the words themselves still have resonance. By formulating assumptions and opinions of how the other half lives, the “people on the…

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  • Literary Analysis: The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

    town as appearance-based, a place full of people who only care about a spotless reputation and how the rest of the world sees them. The first textual example is “a mean town, a hard, stingy town,” where the author is referring to the deeper description of Hadleyburg. The narrator uses this quote to explain how Hadleyburg may seem like an utterly perfect community with core values and strong morals, but underneath they only care about the way they look and how to keep a chaste name. The second…

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  • Peacekeeping Definition

    a peaceful operation, it still involves killing people, and a fully equipped team of men and women to do so. The founding father of all of this is Lester Bowles Pearson, also known as a Canadian scholar, soldier, Nobel Peace Prize holder, the father of universal health care, student loans, the pension plan, the Order of Canada, the Canadian flag, the United Nations, and Prime Minister (1963-1968). Lester B Pearson was born in Toronto, Ontario on April 23, 1897 to a conservative father who…

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  • The Importance Of Canadian Peacekeeping

    the United Nations that it is one of the main reasons why it is so big and not another League of Nations. In June 1956 when the leader of Egypt took the Suez Canal Britain, France and eventually the U.S stepped in and Went to war with Egypt. When the crisis started Canadians eagerly seized the opportunity for the UN services and lead by Lester B. Pearson the first UN peacekeeping mission was done, awarding Pearson with a Nobel Prize. Canada was one of the founding members of the UN and For…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Commonwealth Air Training Plan

    ACK The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan was a major contribution that Canada had made for the Allied war efforts in the Second World War. Canada offered several benefits for the air training plans compared to other countries since they offered huge areas of land to develop training sites and manufacture planes. Canada is also right beside the United States and near Great Britain, which allowed them to have easier access to aircraft parts and transportation of men and their equipment.…

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  • Why Is Canada A Great Prime Minister

    Have you ever wondered why Canada is so great? Or why Canada has free healthcare, social security, or unemployment insurance? Well, the answer is because our great prime ministers. Canada has had several great prime ministers. Great prime ministers that Canada has had include William Lyon Mackenzie King, Lester B Pearson, and Pierre Trudeau. Canada has had several great prime ministers. Another great prime minister of Canada is Lester B Pearson. Lester B Pearson is a politician, statesman,…

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