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years old, Forster moved to New York, in the United States. For the next three years, he attended New York University's film school, making several documentary films. In 1995, he moved to Hollywood and shot an experimental low budget film ($10,000) called ''Loungers'', which won the ''Slamdance Audience Award''. Forster's first feature-length motion picture was the psychological drama ''Everything Put Together'' (2000), which was nominated for the ''Grand Jury Prize


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and the Metrosquad, the first lineup of Wall of Voodoo was born. Allmusic.com He eventually moved to Hollywood and made his first film, ''Under Suspicion'', in 1930. Cozad, W. Lee. (2002). "Those magnificent mountain movies: (the golden years) 1911-1939 ", page 160. Lake Arrowhead, CA: Rim of the World Historic Society. James Patrick Byrne, Philip Coleman, Jason

Brothers for the next twenty years, carving out a successful career as a top-flight leading man during the late 1930s and 1940s. Cozad, W. Lee. (2002). "Those magnificent mountain movies: (the golden years) 1911-1939 ", page 160. Lake Arrowhead, CA: Rim of the World Historic Society. James Patrick Byrne, Philip Coleman, Jason Francis King. (2008). "Ireland and the Americas, Vol 2.", pages 119-120. New York: ABC-CLIO. The movie


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release, ''Gabriel Over the White House'' is widely acknowledged to be an example of totalitarian propaganda. Tweed (Thomas Frederic Tweed), the author of the original novel, was a "liberal champion of government activism" Bernstein, 82 and trusted adviser to David Lloyd George,


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-tested for the corresponding Sarah Jane role in the 1959 remake, Susan Kohner, of Mexican (Mexican people) and Czech (Czechs) Jewish descent, made her film debut as the young Sarah Jane in this film. Gospel singing star Mahalia Jackson received "presenting" billing for her one scene in the film, performing a soaring version of "Trouble


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) designed the Empire State Building, Aaseng, Nathan. ''Construction: Building the Impossible.'' Minneapolis, MN: Oliver Press, 2000. 116. and Raymond M. Kennedy ('15) designed Hollywood's famous Grauman's Chinese Theatre.


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; ''Charlie Chan in Paris'' (1935), ''Charlie Chan in Egypt'' (1935), ''Charlie Chan at the Race Track'' (1936), and ''Charlie Chan at the Opera'' (1936). He also played opposite Shirley Temple in the 1937 film ''Heidi'' as Pastor Schultz, and in the same year with Temple's B-film counterpart Jane Withers in ''Can This Be Dixie?''. Smith appeared in early films for the nascent British film industry, starring in ''The Bump'' in 1920 (written by A.A.Milne (A. A. Milne) for the company Minerva Films, which was founded in 1920 by the actor Leslie Howard (Leslie Howard (actor)) and his friend and story editor Adrian Brunel). Eforgan, E. (2010) ''Leslie Howard: The Lost Actor''. London: Vallentine Mitchell; chapter 3. ISBN 978-085303-971-6 Smith later went to Hollywood where he had a successful career as a character actor playing either officer or gentleman roles. He was also regarded as being the unofficial leader of the British film industry colony in Hollywood, which Sheridan Morley characterised as the Hollywood Raj, Sheridan Morley: ''The Brits in Hollywood: Tales from the Hollywood Raj'' (UK: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1983) ISBN 0297782894, also published as ''Tales From The Hollywood Raj: The British, the Movies, and Tinseltown'' (New York: Viking, 1983), ISBN 0-670-69162-3 a select group of British actors who were seen to be colonising the capital of the film business in the 1930s. Other film stars considered to be "members" of this select group were David Niven (whom Smith treated like a son), Ronald Colman, Rex Harrison, Robert Coote, Nigel Bruce (whose daughter's wedding he had attended as best man), Leslie Howard (Leslie Howard (actor)) (whom Smith had known since working with him on early films in London) Eforgan, E. (2010) ''Leslie Howard: The Lost Actor'' London: Vallentine Mitchell; chapter 5. ISBN 978-085303-971-6 and Patric Knowles. She and the group moved to New York, where they appeared frequently in the stage show at the Capitol Theatre (Capitol Theatre (New York City)), where Eugene Ormandy conducted the orchestra. They were also frequent performers on NBC and WOR (WOR (AM)) radio in New York in the 1920s and 1930s. They recorded on Brunswick, Columbia (Columbia Records), and Cameo records in the 1920s. In 1929 Jessye went to Hollywood as the choral director for the MGM film ''Hallelujah'', which had an all-black cast directed by King Vidor. '''''Hollywood Babylon''''' is a book by avant-garde filmmaker Kenneth Anger which details the sordid scandals of many famous and infamous Hollywood denizens from the 1900s to the 1950s. First published in the US in 1965, it was banned ten days later and would not be republished until 1975. Upon its second release, the ''New York Times'' said of it, "If a book such as this can be said to have charm, it lies in the fact that here is a book without one single redeeming merit." When ''Blood Alley'' caught the eye of director William Wellman, he hired Fleischman to adapt it to the screen. This both led to a move to Santa Monica (Santa Monica, California), California, where Fleischman lived the rest of his life, and began a decades-long involvement with Hollywood. After ''Blood Alley'' was filmed, starring John Wayne and Lauren Bacall, Wellman used Fleischman on several other projects, including ''Lafayette Escadrille'', based on Wellman's own experiences as a World War I pilot. Fleischman adapted his own novel ''Yellowleg'' for the screen, released as ''The Deadly Companions'', the director Sam Peckinpah's first feature. Fleischman later worked on several projects with Kirk Douglas, including ''Scalawag''. For children, he wrote teleplays for "The Bloodhound Gang" segments of the educational ''3-2-1 Contact'' series, as well as the screenplay of ''The Whipping Boy'' (released as ''Prince Brat and the Whipping Boy'').


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bike and listening to the song Michael Row the Boat Ashore, he lost his virginity when he fell on the "boy bar." After graduating Gale Gordon High School, and continuing on to DeVry Institute of Technology, his life changed forever when the play, ''Forty Carats'', starring Lana Turner came to town. He was asked to join the show and traveled to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he played Onlooker Number Two in the cast, which he said was "''Like a Dream!''" After his short

acting career, Jiminy became the personal assistant to Charles Bronson, for about five years. He had planned on working for Robert Vaughn, but as Jiminy said, "''But he didn't pay!''" However, Bronson was very cruel to Jiminy and threw him off his boat one time, mistaking him for Sebastian Cabot (Sebastian Cabot (actor)). Luckily, Jiminy was picked up by George Maharis from the TV show, ''Route 66 (Route 66 (TV series))'' and his cousin, Leon Maharis. Since being cast


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century's most important recording artists, including: Al Green, Andy Griffith, Anne Murray, Brad Paisley, Chet Atkins, Elvis Presley, Floyd Cramer, George Jones, Jim Reeves, Johnny Cash and June Carter, Kevin Max, Mahalia Jackson, Merle Haggard, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Ray Price (Ray Price (musician)), Ricky Van Shelton, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, Roy


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industry. Hollywood has since become a major center for film study (Film studies) in the United States. Development thumb upright Capitol Records Tower (File:Capitol Records Building LA.jpg) thumb left Hollywood Boulevard from the Dolby Theatre, before 2006 (File:Hollywood boulevard from kodak theatre.jpg) During the early 1950 the Hollywood Freeway was constructed through the northeast corner of Hollywood. The Capitol Records Building on Vine Street, just north of Hollywood Boulevard, was built in 1956, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame was created in 1958 as a tribute to artists and other significant contributors to the entertainment industry. The official opening was on February 8, 1960. History of WOF ''hollywoodchamber.net''; Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved May 31, 2010. "Kramer First Name Put in Walk of Fame"(abstract). ''Los Angeles Times'', March 29, 1960, p. 15. Full article: LA Times Archives Retrieved June 12, 2010. The Hollywood Boulevard Commercial and Entertainment District (Hollywood Boulevard) was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. In June 1999, the Hollywood extension of the Los Angeles County Metro Rail Red Line (LACMTA Red Line) subway (rapid transit) opened from Downtown Los Angeles to the San Fernando Valley, with stops along Hollywood Boulevard at Western Avenue (Western Avenue (Los Angeles)) (Hollywood Western Metro station (Hollywood Western (Los Angeles Metro station))), Vine Street (Hollywood Vine Metro station (Hollywood Vine (Los Angeles Metro station))), and Highland Avenue (Highland Avenue (Los Angeles)) (Hollywood Highland Metro station (Hollywood Highland (Los Angeles Metro station))). The Dolby Theatre, which opened in 2001 as the Kodak Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center mall, is the home of the Oscars (Academy Awards). The mall is located where the historic Hollywood Hotel once stood Revitalization After years of serious decline in the 1980s, many Hollywood landmarks were threatened with demolition.


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), and ''House of Horrors'' (1946). '''Alexis Smith''' (June 8, 1921 – June 9, 1993) was a Canadian (Canada)-born stage, film, and television actress. She appeared in several major Hollywood movies in the 1940s and had a notable career on Broadway (Broadway theatre) in the 1970s, winning a Tony Award in 1972. The Shaolin (Shaolin Kung Fu) warrior Liu Kang (Robin Shou) and his comrades, Hollywood movie star Johnny Cage (Linden Ashby) and Special Forces (United

''The Manchurian Candidate (The Manchurian Candidate (1962 film))''. He was one of the 11 casino robbers in the 1960 Rat Pack caper film ''Ocean's 11 (Ocean's 11 (1960 film))''. birth_date birth_place Hollywood, California, U.S. (United States) occupation Stage (Theatre), film, television, voice-over actress, singer DATE OF BIRTH December 8, 1987 PLACE OF BIRTH Hollywood, California, United States U.S

Hollywood

'''Hollywood''' is a district in the central (Central Los Angeles) region of Los Angeles, California, in the United States.

It is notable for its place as the home of the entertainment industry, including several of its historic studios. Its name has come to be a metonym (metonymy) for the motion picture industry of the United States (Cinema of the United States). Hollywood is also a highly ethnically diverse, densely populated, economically diverse neighborhood and retail business district.

Hollywood was a small community in 1870 and was incorporated as a municipality in 1903.

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