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a surprisingly influential, albeit small-scale, film industry. Self-dubbed the "grandfather of filth" native '''John Waters''' is the Baltimore equivalent of New York's (New York City) Woody Allen—he has directed movie after movie, set and filmed on location in Baltimore, drawing heavily for inspiration from Baltimore's most bizarre subcultures and its strangest neighborhoods. He became famous for his "gore" flicks in the 1970s, which combine the single-minded purpose


contributed to the development of contemporary analytic philosophy in continental Europe. thumb left Babelsberg Studio (File:Filmstudio Babelsberg Eingang.jpg) near Berlin, the world's first large-scale film studio German cinema (Cinema of Germany) dates back to the earliest years of the medium

, it has made major technical and artistic contributions to film, as with the work of the Skladanowsky Brothers (Max Skladanowsky), who showed the first film sequences ever to an audience, in 1895. The renowned Babelsberg Studio in Berlin's suburb Potsdam was established in 1912, and thus was the first large-scale film studio in the world; today it is Europe's largest studio. Studio Babelsberg – ''Mit der Erschließung des direkt in der Nachbarschaft befindlichen Filmgeländes mit den Studios Neue Film 1 und Neue Film 2 konnte Studio Babelsberg seine Studiokapazitäten verdoppeln und verfügt so über Europas größten zusammenhängenden Studiokomplex.'', retrieved 3 December 2013 (German) Early German cinema was particularly influential with German expressionists (German expressionism) such as Robert Wiene and Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau. Director Fritz Lang's ''Metropolis (Metropolis (1927 film))'' (1927) is referred to as the first major science-fiction film, although predated by the ''Homunculus'' series (1916) of Otto Rippert. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

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José Lima (w:José Lima), a former baseball (w:baseball) pitcher for Major League Baseball (w:Major League Baseball)'s Houston Astros (w:Houston Astros), Detroit Tigers (w:Detroit Tigers), Los Angeles Dodgers (w:Los Angeles Dodgers), New York Mets (w:New York Mets), and Kansas City Royals (w:Kansas City Royals) (all in the United States (w:United States)) died suddenly at his Los Angeles home this morning of a heart attack (w:heart attack). He was 37 years old. His death was confirmed by the Los Angeles Dodgers organization and his family.

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