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"Against Type" is a 2006 comedy TV Movie written and directed by Dave Shelton.
- starring: Jennette McCurdy as Meredith
- released on (8 years ago)
"Against type" is a book by Gary Fishgall.
- also known as "Against type: the biography of Burt Lancaster"
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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— ...
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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Quotes about Against Type
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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