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"The Kiss" and Chekhov's Gun

The Kiss, from 1929, was the last silent movie for both MGM and Greta Garbo.

There’s no to watch it except for Garbo.  That’s because there’s just not much going on in it.   318 more words


“Life is only given us once, and one wants to live it boldly, with full consciousness and beauty.”

  -A. Chekhov


Chekhov’s Tumblr Account

Came across “The Note-book of Anton Chekhov” and realized how similar it would be to a Tumblr stream today.

The notebook contains a whole range of entries. 376 more words


On Chekhov's Gun....

Remove everything that has no relevance to the story. If you say in
the first chapter that there is a rifle hanging on the wall, in the… 330 more words

Advice On Book Writing

Quote of the day: RUIN


“The Cabbages of Chekhov”

Some gamblers abandon carefully built houses
In order to live near water. It’s all right. One day
On the river is worth a thousand nights on land. 130 more words

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'Cherry Orchard' set is comin' up cherry blossoms

Rehearsals for CityShakes’ Emerging Director Mallin Alter’s production of Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard begin this weekend.

The team is excited to begin – work on the set is already under way! 152 more words

Mallin Alter

Review: The Lady with the Dog

I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling twenty-two. I’m sorry, I couldn’t help myself. This is related though. You’ll see.

Obviously, Anton Chekhov is famous for Chekhov’s gun, which is a principle that says that every single element in a story must be there and is necessary for the plot. 459 more words