Tax Acts of 1764 & 1765: Sugar & Stamp

                    Sugar Act 1764 & Stamp Act 1765   designed to increase British tax revenues Colonists question whether Parliament had the right to tax the colonies war was won but the costs had been huge, and would remain high due to the need to protect the colonies against other (western or…

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Bicycle Thieves

Bicycle Thieves / Ladri di biciclette Released 1948 Director: Vittorio De Sica Screenplay: Cesare Zavattini Featured Actors: Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell           It is not the actor who lends the character a face which, however versatile he may be, is necessarily his own, but the character reveals himself, sooner or later, in “that” particular face…

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