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Skid Row, Los Angeles

informer 2014 08 06 skid-row-gets-city-recognition-through-murals-photos website LA Weekly publisher LA Weekly accessdate 16 September 2014 In popular culture The site has appeared as a location in several movies, including ''The Sting'', and television shows such as ''Starsky & Hutch'', ''Baretta'', and ''Quincy ME''.

Fontana, California

'', in movies, including ''Funny Farm (Funny Farm (film))'', and several on-and-off Broadway stage shows.


automobile McLaughlin Carriage Company , General Motors of Canada's headquarters and major assembly plants are located in the city. The automotive industry was the inspiration for Oshawa's previous mottos: "The City That Motovates Canada", and "The City in Motion". The lavish home of the carriage company's founder, Parkwood Estate, is a National Historic Site of Canada, and a backdrop favoured by numerous film crews, featured in many movies including '' 54 (film

Prince George, British Columbia

Theatre and the Canada Peace Medal, among others. Arts Health Network Canada "Arts Health Network Canada Canadian Initiatives British Columbia 2011 http: canadian-initiatives british-columbia The group writes and performs interactive plays about issues affecting communities, such as drug addiction, teen pregnancy and racism and has put out several movies including a feature-length film dealing with northern sex-trade


. There are several starting points for cinema (particularly American cinema), but it was Griffith's controversial 1915 epic ''Birth of a Nation'' that pioneered the worldwide filming vocabulary that still dominates celluloid to this day. His daughter, the actress Dagmar Godowsky (1896–1975), also outlived him. During the 1920s she appeared as a co-lead in various Hollywood silent movies, including some with Rudolph Valentino. She was a popular socialite, and wrote a humorous autobiography ''First Person Plural'' (New York, 1958). Patron of the arts An extremely wealthy financier, Kahn supported artists such as Hart Crane, George Gershwin and Arturo Toscanini. He was also smitten with Hollywood, to which Kuhn Loeb provided much commercial support and Kahn, personal support. In her second full-length film, ''Be Yourself (Be Yourself (film))'', Fanny Brice sang a song that mentioned Kahn: "Is something the matter with Otto Kahn, or is something wrong with me? I wrote a note and told him what a star I would make. He sent it back and marked it "Opened by mistake." Throughout the 1950s, Laine enjoyed a second career singing the title songs over the opening credits of Hollywood films and television shows, including ''Gunfight at the O.K. Corral'', ''3:10 to Yuma (3:10 to Yuma (1957 film))'', ''Bullwhip'', and ''Rawhide (Rawhide (TV series))''. His rendition of the title song for Mel Brooks's 1974 hit movie ''Blazing Saddles'' won an Oscar (Academy Awards) nomination for Best Song, and on television, Laine's featured recording of "Rawhide (Rawhide (song))" for the series of the same name became a popular theme song. *''Quartered Safe Out Here'' (1992), a memoir of his experiences as an infantryman in the Border Regiment during the Burma Campaign of World War II *''The Light's on at Signpost'' (2002), a memoir of the author's days writing in Hollywood, interspersed with criticism of political correctness and New Labour. During this period, the Hong Kong industry was one of the few in the world that thrived in the face of the increasing global dominance of Hollywood. Indeed, it came to exert a comparable dominance in its own region of the world. The regional audience had always been vital, but now more than ever Hong Kong product filled theaters and video shelves in places like Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and South Korea. Taiwan became at least as important a market to Hong Kong film as the local one; in the early 1990s the once-robust Taiwanese film industry (Cinema of Taiwan) came close to extinction under the onslaught of Hong Kong imports (Bordwell, 2000). They even found a lesser foothold in Japan, with its own highly developed and better-funded cinema (Cinema of Japan) and strong taste for American movies; Jackie Chan in particular became popular there. frame right Peninsula Lake, near Huntsville in Muskoka (Image:penlakesm.jpg) Muskoka has just over 50,000 permanent residents, but an additional 100,000 seasonal property owners spend their summers in the region every year, making this a major summer colony. Many of the seasonal properties are large mansion-like summer estates, some of which have been passed down through families from generation to generation. Most of these expensive properties can be found along the shores of Muskoka's three major lakes: Lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau, and Lake Joseph. In recent years, various Hollywood and sports stars have built retreats in Muskoka, including Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Mike Weir,

Nassau, Bahamas

dancing to the rhythmic accompaniment of cowbells, drums and whistles. The word 'Junkanoo' is named after the founder 'John Kanoo'. The celebration occurs on December 26 and January 1, beginning in the early hours of the morning (1:00 a.m.) and ending around 10 a.m. In popular culture Nassau has featured as an important location in several movies, including the Beatles (The Beatles) film ''Help!'' (Help! (film)) and the James Bond (James Bond in film) films ''Thunderball (Thunderball (film))'', (1965) and ''Never Say Never Again'', (a remake of ''Thunderball'') (1983) and also for part of the action in ''Casino Royale (Casino Royale (2006 film))'' (2006). In 1981, it was used as a location for the ocean scene (in the film portrayed as being in Greece) in ''For Your Eyes Only (For Your Eyes Only (film)).'' The island is less than a mile (around one kilometer) wide from east to west and less than a 200 yards (meters) from north to south. The east end is the center of recreational activities with beaches fronting a coral basin where manatee, rays (Batoidea), and numerous fish can be seen. There is a rocky inlet on the north side of the island large enough for the tenders (Ship's tender) to operate from. Nature trails run the entire length and width of the island.


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Fort Wayne, Indiana

Ichthus Festival is also no longer just one festival. Ichthus Ministries now has other satellite festivals. One is a one day, 4 staged festival in Fort Wayne, Indiana which was held on September 25, 2010. See the Ichthus Fort Wayne website http: index.php?option com_content&view article&id 119&Itemid 167 Ichthus Fort Wayne featured top names such as Switchfoot, Relient K, Red (Red (band)), Thousand Foot Krutch, BarlowGirl, The Almost, KJ-52, Disciple (Disciple (band)), Family Force 5, Sanctus Real, and more for the 2010 festival. See the Ichthus Fort Wayne website http: index.php?option com_content&view article&id 106&Itemid 163 Another festival owned by Ichthus Ministries was held in Pikeville, Kentucky on October 23, 2010. However, the artists for this have not been announced yet. See the Ichthus Fort Wayne Website http: index.php?option com_content&view article&id 120&Itemid 168


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, California where he has opened a family-friendly facility with swimming pools, bocce courts and a restaurant. The winery displays several of Coppola's Oscars along with memorabilia from his movies including a desk from ''The Godfather'' and a restored 1948 Tucker Sedan. This winery is located on the former Chateau Souverain Winery. Coppola is also the owner of Francis Ford Coppola

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