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Marshall, Minnesota

, founder of the Schwan Food Company. *Steve Zahn, film and stage comedian and actor, was born in Marshall in 1967. *Isiah Whitlock Jr., an actor whose resume includes feature roles in the cable TV show The Wire and the comedy film Cedar Rapids, studied theater at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. *Former Republican Minority Leader of the Minnesota State House of Representatives, Marty Seifert, is a Marshall resident and a graduate of Southwest


Virginia Key

;ref Virginia Key Beach Park Trust, page 9. Scenes from the 1994 comedy film ''Ace Ventura: Pet Detective'' were shot here. Virginia Key Beach Park In May 1945, seven civil rights activists supported by the local NAACP chapter staged a "wade-in" at the whites’ only Baker’s Haulover Beach in Dade County Florida. Five men and two women protested Jim Crow era laws that denied access to recreation based on race. In a Miami emerging from World War II this meant "


Foz do Iguaçu

comedy film based on the original cartoon of the same name (Mr. Magoo). The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures, and originally released to movie theaters in 1997 (1997 in film). It starred Leslie Nielsen as the title character. It was produced by Ben Myron and was the first English language film made by Hong Kong director, Stanley Tong. This motion picture was shot in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil and Vancouver, Canada. Critical and audience reactions to the movie were not as favorable. image Titãs no palco.jpg caption Titãs performing live in Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná (Paraná (state)), in 2006. From left to right: Paulo Miklos, Sergio Britto, Tony Bellotto, Charles Gavin and Branco Mello. image_size 260 * '''SBEX''' (ERM) – Erechim Airport – Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul * '''SBFI''' (IGU) – Foz do Iguaçu International Airport (Cataratas Int'l) – Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná (Paraná (state)) * '''SBFL''' (FLN) – Hercilio Luz International Airport – Florianópolis, Santa Catarina (Santa Catarina (state)) *'''Brazil''' **Foz do Iguaçu – Foz do Iguaçu International Airport - Aircraft: Airbus A319 (Airbus A320 family) **São Paulo - Guarulhos International Airport (São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport) - Aircraft: Airbus A319 (Airbus A320 family) and Boeing 767-300ER (Boeing 767) * Samuel Klein, polish-brazilian businessman and Casas Bahia's founder. Holocaust survivor, Klein emigrated to São Caetano do Sul. * Waldemar Nieclevicz, alpinis. He was born in Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná. * Ricardo Lewandowski, minister of brazilian supreme court. He was born in Rio de Janeiro. Wikipedia:Foz do Iguaçu commons:Foz do Iguaçu


Lalibela

Emperor Gebre Mesqel Lalibela. Taddesse Tamrat, ''Church and State in Ethiopia'' (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972), p. 62 When deciding on names for her protagonist, LeGrow considered Molly, Charlotte, Moira, Sally, and Diana before choosing Dinah —a reference to the pet cat of the protagonist of Lewis Carroll's novel ''Alice in Wonderland''; the 1984 comedy film ''Johnny Dangerously'' inspired her last name


Baoding

Hui. '''''Eat Hot Tofu Slowly''''' ( ) is a 2005 Chinese (Cinema of China) comedy film directed by Feng Gong and written by Feng and Cui Yanjun. The film follows the emotional relationships of a middle-aged working class man played by Feng Gong. It is set in Baoding of the Hebei province, with dialogue in the Baoding dialect. East Asia * '''Shuai Jiao 摔跤''': Chinese (China) jacket wrestling originating from


South Beach

- the forefathers intentions were to create a magical lifestyle in a tropical paradise, and the residents who now make their home along the Bay fulfill and continue that lifestyle. South Beach in popular culture * ''South Beach (South Beach (1993 TV series))'' (1993) was an action (action (fiction)) television series set in South Beach that aired on NBC. * South Beach is the setting of the fictional Birdcage drag (drag show) nightclub in the comedy film ''The Birdcage'' (1996


Ojai, California

and Ventura VIEW '', ''Ojai Valley News'' and ''The Ojai Post''. The script for the movie ''Head (Head (film))'' was written in Ojai by The Monkees, Jack Nicholson and Bob Rafelson. Head at the Internet Movie Database In fiction Ojai is the setting for the 2010 comedy film ''Easy A'' (much of which was shot on location), and for part of Michael Scott (Michael Scott (Irish author))'s book ''The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel''. Ojai is the location of the fruit orchards of the fictional Ojai Foods, central to the conflict and drama of the Walker family in the ABC series ''Brothers & Sisters (Brothers & Sisters (2006 TV series))''. Ojai is also the site of a mysterious therapeutic retreat and psychiatric clinic in Thomas Pynchon's 2009 comic noir-detective novel Inherent Vice. The title characters of TV series ''The Bionic Woman'' and ''The Six Million Dollar Man'' (Jaime Sommers and Steve Austin) are described in the series as having been childhood sweethearts in Ojai, and a number of episodes from both series take place in Ojai and its vicinity. The ''Psych'' episode “Neil Simon's Lover's Retreat” was set primarily in Ojai, where Shawn and Juliet are having a romantic weekend. Ojai is shown in a mile marker in the Steven Seagal movie ''Hard to Kill'' after Kelly Lebrock's nurse character rescues him from an assassination attempt at a hospital. Recreation thumb Ojai Valley Museum, 2009 (File:Ojai Valley Museum.jpg) The town of Ojai and its surrounding area is home to many recreational activities. Los Padres National Forest borders the town on the north, and many back country areas within the forest are accessible from Highway 33 (California State Route 33), the major north–south highway through town. Matilija Creek is a spot to enjoy splashing under waterfalls, backpacking, and soaking in a hot spring. To the west, the Lake Casitas Recreation Area offers camping, picnicking, and hiking as well. The valley has several public courts in downtown Libbey Park. There are also two major golf courses: the Soule Park Golf Course, and the noted Ojai Valley Inn Golf Course. Annually, in early April, the town hosts a bicycle race that draws professional and amateur teams from around the country. The "Garrett Lemire Memorial Grand Prix" began in 2004 as a tribute to a 22-year-old cyclist from Ojai who died racing his bicycle in Arizona the previous year. The race is held on a at Hines Peak (Hines Peak (California)), about six miles north of Thomas Aquinas College. Snow frequently falls on the high peaks during winter. Cover Moneen-arewe.jpg Recorded Audio International, Ojai, California; The Eye Socket, Venice, California Released June 17, 2003 Today Thomas lives in Ojai, California where she continues to write screenplays and other fiction. She also teaches at the American Film Institute as a lecturer. AFI faculty biographical information page.


Murfreesboro, Tennessee

comedy film ''Ernest Goes to Camp'' was shot here. The population was 1,468 at the 2010 census. Knoxville served as capital of the Territory South of the River Ohio and as capital of Tennessee (admitted as a state in 1796) until 1817, when the capital was moved to Murfreesboro (Murfreesboro, Tennessee). Early Knoxville has been described as an "alternately quiet and rowdy river town." Early issues


Salina, Kansas

Indoor Football League (CPIFL), the Salina Bombers. * Salina is the home of the Kansas Wesleyan University Coyotes, a 20-sport National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics athletics program. The Coyotes have been a member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference since 1928. In popular culture *The 1980 teen comedy film ''Up the Academy'' was filmed entirely in Salina, mostly on the campus of St. John's Military School. Internet Movie Database * Scenes in the 1955 movie ''Picnic'' (Picnic (1955 film)), starring William Holden and Kim Novak, were filmed in Salina (arrival of the train at the beginning of the movie, The Bensons' mansion) * Millie Dillmount, the fictional main character in the musical ''Thoroughly Modern Millie'', is from Salina. She leaves home for New York City, determined never to return, as depicted in the opening number, "Not for the Life of Me." Notable people


Allentown, Pennsylvania

to Allentown to track down the distributor of an alien autopsy tape, but they find him murdered. * The 1990 dark comedy film, ''I Love You to Death'', directed by Lawrence Kasdan, is based on an attempted murder that happened in 1984 in Allentown. thumb right 200px Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom's (File:Dorney Park Steel Force Thunderhawk.jpg) Steel Force and Thunderhawk (Thunderhawk (Dorney Park)) roller coasters, just outside Allentown

it opened. The ride's success led to the construction of Steel Force at Dorney Park (Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom) in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1997 and Mamba (Mamba (roller coaster)) at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, Missouri the next year. '''''I Love You to Death''''' is a 1990 American dark comedy film (dark comedy) directed by Lawrence Kasdan. It is loosely based on an attempted murder that happened in 1984, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where Frances Toto repeatedly tried to kill her husband, Anthony.


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