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Against Type


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


"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 previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology, Four-Volume Set (2000)

by Martin Alexander, Barry R. Bloom, David A. Hopwood, Roger Hull, Barbara H. Iglewski, Allen I. Laskin, Stephen G. Oliver, Moselio Schaechter, William C. Summers

Nisin is more effective against type E than type A C. botulinum. The amounts of nisin used to inhibit outgrowth ofC. botulinumspores range from 100. Bacteriocins ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Obesity (2008)

by Kathleen Keller

For instance, high levels of CRF might not improve biomarkers of cardiovascular disease risk or protect against Type 2 diabetes. The issue, therefore, is undecided. The “fitness versus fatness” controversy does not diminish the urgency of ...

Google previewDictionary of Films (1972)

by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris

"Montgomery cast against type, but turning in a convincing performance, ...

Google previewThe Alfred Hitchcock Encyclopedia (2016)

by Stephen Whitty

and, cast against type as the nefarious “bodyguard,” EDMUND GWENN ( THESKIN GAME). The film is very much a light entertainment but—as was often the case for Hitchcock when on loan-out to cheaper studios— not quite the STAR -driven ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society (2015)

by Sarah E. Boslaugh

It is only useful against type 2 diabetes, not type 1. Tolbutamide is not currently used due to a high incidence of severe side effects, such as hypoglycemia, ...

Google previewDictionary of United States history (1897)

1492-1895. Four centuries of history by John 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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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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