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Bewitched


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Author : Walter Metz
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 2007

Bewitched written by Walter Metz and has been published by this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2007 with Performing Arts categories.


The classic situation comedy Bewitched chronicled the everyday lives of Samantha, a witch, and Darrin Stephens, her mortal husband, dramatizing the often-humorous troubles caused by their "mixed marriage." For much of its eight-year run, Bewitched enjoyed strong popularity because of its broad appeal. A parade of magical characters, animals, special effects, and gimmickry used to portray witchcraft ensured that the series appealed strongly to children, while its domestic tensions, feminist undertones, and hints at gay and lesbian subculture grabbed the attention of adult viewers. Bewitched also participated in industrial innovations, like the shift from black-and-white to color television production, and found itself caught in the political shift from Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society to Richard Nixon’s staunch conservatism. With all of these factors in mind, Walter Metz considers the series an important touchstone in 1960s and 1970s culture. Previous academic criticism on Bewitched only considers a handful of episodes. This book considers the Bewitched series as a whole, demonstrating that the show can look very different depending upon which of its episodes are being examined. Metz draws several interlocking themes from the series, including the political identity conflicts that arise from the Stephenses’ marriage, the significance of history raised by characters popping in and out of the past, the postwar surveillance culture represented by the fear of discovery of Samantha’s secret, and the show’s self-reflexive stance toward television itself. In addition, Metz situates Bewitched in television history, examining the ways that its production techniques, storylines, and characters both borrowed from the past and contributed their own innovations to the medium. A cult favorite that continues to air regularly more than forty years after it first premiered, Bewitched has claimed a prominent place in television history. Scholars of film and television studies, along with fans of the show, will appreciate Metz’s careful look at the show’s appeal and the serious issues raised by this beloved and deceptively simple sitcom.



The Bewitched History Book 50th Anniversary Edition


The Bewitched History Book 50th Anniversary Edition
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Author : David L. Pierce
language : en
Publisher: BearManor Media
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The Bewitched History Book 50th Anniversary Edition written by David L. Pierce and has been published by BearManor Media this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on with Performing Arts categories.


For over fifty years, the beloved 1960s sitcom Bewitched has been enchanting television audiences. Created at a turbulent time in American history, Bewitched offered a brief respite from the worries of the day. The Bewitched History Book ties in the events of the times with each episode and breaks down each episode in depth. Within these pages you will learn everything about America’s favorite witch, Samantha Stephens, her dreary mortal husband, Durwood—er—Darrin, and the grand host of witches, warlocks, and marvelous mortals who accompanied them on their journey as television’s most unique couple. Rare trivia and photos accompany the episodes, as you learn which witch went which way along with what mortal madness materialized in the swinging 1960s of suburbia! David Pierce is considered to be the Bewitched Historian from his posts at www.harpiesbizarre.com and www.facebook.com/bewitchedhistorybook. He is a brokerage case manager for disability insurance. This is his first book.



Bewitched Forever


Bewitched Forever
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Author : Herbie J. Pilato
language : en
Publisher: Tapestry Press
Release Date : 2001

Bewitched Forever written by Herbie J. Pilato and has been published by Tapestry Press this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2001 with Bewitched (Television program) categories.


This book guides you through the show's original eight-year run, using candid conversations and behind-the-scene anecdotes to supplement the historical background. You will hear from the late Elizabeth Montgomery (Samantha), Dick York (Darrin, 1964--1969), Dick Sargent (Darrin, 1969--1972), and Agnes Moorehead (Endora) as well as the rest of the cast, producers, writers, and directors who brought the show to life. Also included are: A chronology of all 254 episodes, detailing the writers, directors, guest stars, plots, and anecdotes from behind-the-scenes of each segment; Bewitched trivia, including how Elizabeth Montgomery created the famous witch-twitch; Comments culled from interviews with Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent, Agnes Moorehead, David White (Larry Tate), Alice Ghostley (Esmeralda), Erin Murphy (Tabitha), and more; A list of 22 Emmy nominations the show garnered and other memorabilia information; Over 150 photos, at least 50 of which have never been published before; Biographies of the entire ensemble of actors, staff, and crew. This book is a must-have for the millions of veteran Bewitched fans.



Twitch Upon A Star


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Author : Herbie J Pilato
language : en
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Release Date : 2012-11-05

Twitch Upon A Star written by Herbie J Pilato and has been published by Taylor Trade Publishing this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2012-11-05 with Biography & Autobiography categories.


Based on author Herbie J Pilato’s exclusive interviews with Elizabeth Montgomery prior to her death in 1995, Twitch Upon a Star includes insider material and commentary from several individuals associated with her remarkable life and career before, during, and after Bewitched, including her classic feature films The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955), Who's Been Sleeping In My Bed? (1963), and Johnny Cool (1963). Two of Montgomery’s many popular TV movies, A Case of Rape (which remains one of the highest-rated TV-movies of all time) and The Legend of Lizzie Borden (which will soon be remade as a feature film), were groundbreaking and remain classics. But Twitch Upon a Star also goes behind the scenes to explore Montgomery’s political activism, including her early advocacy for AIDS sufferers and the peace movement; her support for all minorities, including the gay community and the disabled; and her controversial participation as narrator of the1988 feature film documentary Cover-Up and its 1991 Oscar-winning sequel, The Panama Deception (both of which chronicled the Iran/Contra scandal of the 1980s). The book also explores Montgomery's tumultuous relationships with her father, screen legend Robert Montgomery (she was a liberal; he was a staunch conservative), and her four husbands (including actor Gig Young, who later died in a murder/suicide). Through it all—and to family and friends such as fellow performers Ronny Cox, Sally Kemp, and Florence Henderson—she was just Lizzie: down-to-earth and unaffected, just like Samantha, the "witch-with-a-twitch" Stephens, her most famous role.



Bewitched And Beyond The Fan Who Came To Dinner


Bewitched And Beyond The Fan Who Came To Dinner
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Author : Mark Wood
language : en
Publisher: BearManor Media
Release Date : 2013-05

Bewitched And Beyond The Fan Who Came To Dinner written by Mark Wood and has been published by BearManor Media this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2013-05 with Performing Arts categories.


Imagine being so close to one of the characters in the Bewitched television series that you could twitch her nose. In Bewitched and Beyond: The Fan Who Came to Dinner, author Mark Wood shares his fifteen years of laughter, tears, and off-beat yet festive moments that he enjoyed with Kasey Rogers, who portrayed Louise Tate on the Bewitched series (1964-1972) that starred Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent, Agnes Moorehead, Maurice Evans, David White, Erin Murphy, George Tobias, and Alice Pearce, among others. Each chapter explores a Bewitched episode in which Kasey appeared and the exploits Mark and their friends took pleasure in along with her. Together, they journeyed through her battles with about launching a Bewitched spin-off series, as well as Kasey’s several battles with throat and breast cancer. Mark remembers, “In my early twenties, I knew that I wasn’t overly good-looking and I wasn’t built like a Greek god, but I was funny. I knew that if I was ever going to make it in Hollywood I’d better have a good story. So, enter my favorite TV show of all time—Bewitched. Some may remember that Samantha and Darrin had a son, as well as a daughter, and his name was “Adam.” With that, I realized two more things: I looked like the love child of both Darrins and I could twitch my nose. Bingo, a sure thing! Wrong. However, because of my persistence, I became friends with many of the remaining cast members and their friends, but most especially, Kasey. She was the most amazing person I had ever met. She was so much more than her roles as “Louise Tate” or as “Miriam” in Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers On A Train (1951); she was a talented writer, a beauty who had two separate Hollywood careers under two separate names, and she was the creator of Women’s Motocross. Her friends became my friends, and I soon realized I was not in Bewitched but living what felt like an odd episode for the next fifteen wonderful years . . . complete with magic and sound effects.” 33 chapters. 208 pages. Available in paperback and Kindle editions. Forewords by Bernard Fox (who played Dr. Bombay on Bewitched) and Rose Marie (who played Sally Rogers on The Dick Van Dyke Show). The book also includes an Index plus many never before seen photographs from Bewitched, as well as personal pictures of the stars through the years when Mark knew them. About the author: Mark Wood is the co-author of five other books, including The Bewitched Cookbook: Magic in the Kitchen.



How Thankful Was Bewitched


How Thankful Was Bewitched
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Author : James Kendall Hosmer
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 1894

How Thankful Was Bewitched written by James Kendall Hosmer and has been published by this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 1894 with American fiction categories.




Bewitched


Bewitched
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Author : Heather Cullman
language : en
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release Date : 2015-05-05

Bewitched written by Heather Cullman and has been published by Open Road Media this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2015-05-05 with Fiction categories.


Only the most desperate woman in Londonwould wed a nobleman everyone believes to be mad . . . Once upon a time, Michael Vane, Earl of Sherrington, was the most sought-after bachelor in London. Now he languishes in an isolated abbey on the English moors, shunned by society and rumored to be crazy. But the melancholy aristocrat has just been given an ultimatum by his scheming grandmother: Marry and produce an heir or be locked away forever in an insane asylum. All he has to do is find a woman willing to wed him. Three times engaged, her fiancés barely escaping with their lives, Emily Merriman has the best reason of all for agreeing to an arranged marriage with society’s most notorious noble. Cursed by a malicious witch, the Boston beauty brings bad luck to any man unfortunate enough to win her heart. Since the Sherrington heir is a total stranger, he will be safe from harm. All Emily has to do is make sure she doesn’t fall in love with her husband. Featuring a pair of unconventional matchmakers, Bewitched is the incandescent story of a man and a woman who marry for all the wrong reasons . . . and discover a love worth fighting for.



Bewitched


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Author : Jayne B. Kadenge
language : en
Publisher: Archway Publishing
Release Date : 2016-05-17

Bewitched written by Jayne B. Kadenge and has been published by Archway Publishing this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2016-05-17 with Fiction categories.


Albert Hinzano Kenga, Kenya’s tourism minister, is politically well-known and respected for his efficiency in everything he does and for his knack in finding solutions to the most complicated situations. For the first time in his life, Kenga is now at a loss on how to tackle this current dilemma. His daughter, Tatiana, has just turned eighteen, and in the African custom, she’s ready for an arranged marriage. But there’s a twist. It’s 1964 and Kenya has just gained its independence. In this new political and economic context, Kenga has entered into an agreement with the French minister for foreign affairs. Tatiana will marry Jason Becks, the French minister’s thirty-four-year-old son The alliance between Tatiana and Jason is intended to benefit both nations. But Tatiana is an independent young woman with career goals and Kenga knows she won’t approve of the plan. In the end, Tatiana accepts her fate and even falls in love. But Jason, a playboy in France, insists he has no intention of reciprocating her love. What might have become a true love story will now reveal true dangers.



Bewitched And Betrothed


Bewitched And Betrothed
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Author : Juliet Blackwell
language : en
Publisher: Penguin
Release Date : 2019-06-25

Bewitched And Betrothed written by Juliet Blackwell and has been published by Penguin this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2019-06-25 with Fiction categories.


A supernatural force on the loose in San Francisco and a family reunion keeps witch and vintage storeowner Lily Ivory on her toes as she prepares to walk down the aisle... When Lily Ivory stumbles on the uniform of a former prisoner from Alcatraz and SFPD inspector Carlos Romero’s cousin is kidnapped, Lily suspects something dangerous has been unleashed on the ghost-ridden island of Alcatraz. She'll have to sleuth out the culprit—when she’s not busy entertaining her visiting relatives and resolving romantic conflicts as her wedding date approaches. Could recent omens be pointing to the magical threat in her adopted city? If so, she'll have to line up her allies to change the fate of the Bay Area. Because no matter what, Lily's determined to celebrate her marriage with her friends by her side—even if it means battling a demonic foe before she can make it to the altar.



Being Bewitched


Being Bewitched
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Author : Kirsten C. Uszkalo
language : en
Publisher: Penn State Press
Release Date : 2017-02-22

Being Bewitched written by Kirsten C. Uszkalo and has been published by Penn State Press this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2017-02-22 with History categories.


In 1622, thirteen-year-old Elizabeth Jennings fell strangely ill. After doctors’ treatments proved useless, her family began to suspect the child had been bewitched, a suspicion that was confirmed when Elizabeth accused their neighbor Margaret Russell of witchcraft. In the events that followed, witchcraft hysteria intertwines with family rivalries, property disputes, and a web of supernatural beliefs. Starting from a manuscript account of the bewitchment, Kirsten Uszkalo sets the story of Elizabeth Jennings against both the specific circumstances of the powerful Jennings family and the broader history of witchcraft in early modern England. Fitting together the intricate pieces of this complex puzzle, Uszkalo reveals a story that encompasses the iron grip of superstition, the struggle among professionalizing medical specialties, and London’s lawless and unstoppable sprawl. In the picture that emerges, we see the young Elizabeth, pinned like a live butterfly at the dark center of a web of greed and corruption, sickness and lunacy.