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Act Of Violence


  1. "Act of Violence" is a 1948 American film noir directed by Fred Zinnemann and adapted for the screen by Robert L. Richards from a story by Collier Young, featuring performances by Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, and Janet Leigh.
  2. "Act Of Violence" is a film.
  3. "Act of Violence" is a 1980 film written by Eduardo Escorel and Roberto Machado and directed by Eduardo Escorel.

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Google previewDictionary of Military Terms (2009)

by U.S. Department of Defense

piracy — An illegal act of violence, depredation (e.g., plundering, robbing, or pillaging), or detention in or over international waters committed for private ends by the crew or passengers of a private ship or aircraft against another ship ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Film Noir (2007)

by Geoff Mayer, Brian McDonnell

Act of Violence Burr, Raymond Aldrich, Robert Carnival Among the Living Cash on Demand Andrews, Dana Chase, The Angel Face Chinatown Apology for Murder Collateral Asphalt Jungle, The Conte, Richard Beaumont, Hugh Cook, Elisha, ...

Google previewThe Dream Encyclopedia (2009)

by James R Lewis, Evelyn Dorothy Oliver

It may indicate being “stabbed in the back” or being the victim or perpetrator of an act of violence. A knife in a dream is also often seen as a male sexual symbol, and is generally associated with aggression. Knight A knight in a dream can mean ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2013)

Volume 24: Race by Thomas C. Holt, Laurie Beth Green, Charles Reagan Wilson

Even today, the term denotes an act of violence perpetrated out of racial animosity, fueled by a mob mentality that is quick to ascribe guilt outside the bounds of due process. Lynching, however, has had a long and complex history in the United ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society (2008)

by Richard T. Schaefer

The first recorded act of violence against Asian Americans occurred in Los Angeles in 1871 and resulted in the deaths of 19 Chinese men who were either shot or hanged. By the 1880s, acts of violence spread to other areas of the West.

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A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual. (Sigmund Freud)
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