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Against Type

Film

"Against Type" is a 2006 comedy TV Movie written and directed by Dave Shelton.

Writings

"Against type" is a book by Gary Fishgall.

  • also known as "Against type: the biography of Burt Lancaster"

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Google previewThe Films of George Roy Hill, rev. ed. (2004)

by Andrew Horton

Casting against type means to take risks when an actor has an established screen identity. (Hill managed the opposite e›ect—casting a basically serious actor in a comic role to give it more depth— ...

Google previewENCYCLOPEDIC DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN HISTORY (1900)

by J. FRANKLIN JAMESON

Previous to the Revolution all presses were built on the same plan — a flat platen, impressing against type arranged on a flat bed. Impressions were obtained with a screw, ...

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Type Books, Queen St. W., Toronto.

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Actors get pigeonholed very quickly, particularly movie actors. In the theater, one is more used to casting people against type and trusting that their talent and skill will get them through. (Sam Mendes)
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