shadow show


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a drama executed by throwing shadows on a wall

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It was Taylor who turned the Beatles on to Nilsson, when he gave them all copies of Pandemonium Shadow Show back in 1967).
There are three outtakes from his Pandemonium Shadow Show debut, "As I Wander Lonely," "Miss Butter's Lament," and the previously unreleased "The Family.
They're investigating the murder of a producer and the disappearance of an actress who were both working on a noir-ish retro thriller called Shadow Show.
The brae acted as a sort of screen for a moonlit shadow show.
Amateur thespians who saw the recent otherwise excellent professional production of Blood Brothers on its visit to the Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton, must have been vastly encouraged by the inadvertent shadow show played out on an open door on the side of the stage, It was provided by an actress in the wings, who was playing about with two unidentified objects - which turned out to be a handbag and a headband for the mother of the bride, played by Denise Nolan, when she brought them on for the wedding scene soon afterwards.
If you're gardening in a small back yard, try painting the walls white and put on a shadow show - your friends will love it
Zibach also visited Chengdu's Wide and Narrow Lanes, where he experienced the city's traditional culture by eating dan dan noodles, hot pot, ma po tofu and watching a shadow show.
And when the murder victim had bowed to the inevitable, the curtained alcove containing nothing but his remains provided an unwitting shadow show of backstage activity because of the lighting behind the drapes.
Aside from panoramas, shadow shows, and structures such as Fonthill Abbey and the Temple of Health and Hymen, Otto provides rich and detailed accounts of phantasmagorias (illusionistic ghost-shows) and moving-picture shows, which used lighting and sound effects to create simulations of three-dimensional movement that contemporary audiences found very convincing.
Magic Lanterns were the forerunner of modern slide projectors, and although it is difficult to say who actually invented them, their roots can be traced back to the camera obscuras and shadow shows of the Middle Ages.
One of the first people to recognise the possibilities of these shadow shows using lenses was a Jesuit priest called Kircher who described equipment to project coloured images against a screen in the mid-17th Century.
Another white shadow shows the outline of a mother holding a child.
Ball shadow shows the relative height and position of the ball as it travels.
Suna's lime green shadow shows up the red blood vessels in her eyes, and that turquoise eyeliner and mascara makes her look like a reptile.