Definitions

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  • adjective theater Constricted to the stage

Etymologies

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stage +‎ bound

Examples

  • Finn indulged two requests for rarities, with one — “There Goes God” — submitted via stagebound paper airplane.

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  • "Glengarry Glen Ross is severely constrained by the stagebound nature of its material, giving it a claustrophobic, airless quality that director James Foley does nothing to mitigate."

    Glengarry Glen Ross

  • Adapted from one of David Mamet's plays by Mamet himself, Glengarry Glen Ross is severely constrained by the stagebound nature of its material, giving it a claustrophobic, airless quality that director James Foley does nothing to mitigate.

    Glengarry Glen Ross

  • The film was a disappointment on many levels — it is miscast, skewed quite far from the book contrary to the title and oddly stagebound.

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  • But it seems to belong in another movie altogether, and I have no idea what 1954 audiences must have made of this bizarre interlude in the middle of a stagebound romantic comedy.

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  • But it seems to belong in another movie altogether, and I have no idea what 1954 audiences must have made of this bizarre interlude in the middle of a stagebound romantic comedy.

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  • This particular series entry, the most emphatically static and stagebound of all the Wallace-krimis, is not unlike watching a filmed stage play; and since the director is Alfred Vohrer, the most visually dynamic of the series' specialists, one can only surmise that this approach was experimental, possibly expressive of a passing interest in the limitations Alfred Hitchcock had imposed upon himself in his ROPE and DIAL M FOR MURDER period.

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  • This particular series entry, the most emphatically static and stagebound of all the Wallace-krimis, is not unlike watching a filmed stage play; and since the director is Alfred Vohrer, the most visually dynamic of the series' specialists, one can only surmise that this approach was experimental, possibly expressive of a passing interest in the limitations Alfred Hitchcock had imposed upon himself in his ROPE and DIAL M FOR MURDER period.

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  • The resulting script successfully avoids the stagebound feel by expanding outdoor scenes and crafting dialogue-free moments that establish mood and tone.

    Variety.com

  • The resulting script successfully avoids the stagebound feel by expanding outdoor scenes and crafting dialogue-free moments that establish mood and tone.

    Variety.com

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