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Trenton, Ontario

and a number of productions were filmed there. In 1923, the Trenton Film Plant was purchased by the Ontario government to house the studio and laboratory of the Ontario Motion Picture Bureau. The advent of talkies (Sound film) and 16mm film made the equipment at the film plant obsolete and the facility closed in 1934. The construction of a RCAF Station Trenton, a major Royal Canadian Air Force base just east of Trenton started in 1929 and continued through the 1930s. This provided a major economic boost to the area through the Great Depression, the Second World War (World War II) and later. Trenton was incorporated as a city in 1980. On January 1, 1998, Trenton was amalgamated with the Village of Frankford (Frankford, Ontario) and the Townships of Murray (Murray Township, Ontario) and Sidney (Sidney Township, Ontario) to form Quinte West. Home to nearly half the population of Quinte West, Trenton is the largest community within the municipality. Economy Canadian Forces Base Trenton 8 Wing (CFB Trenton), located on the east side of the town, is an important facility for the Royal Canadian Air Force's transport and search and rescue operations, and is Trenton's main employer. The base is currently being renovated to include a new air traffic control tower and parking for the new C-17 Globemaster III aircraft deployed there. Other large employers include Trenton Cold Storage, Norampac, Pentair Thermal Controls, Nestlé, ElectroCables and DECA Cables. Tourism also plays an important role in the economy, given Trenton's location as the southern entry point for the Trent-Severn Waterway. Transportation thumb 200px right Lock One on the Trent-Severn Waterway at Trenton (Image:Carlb-trentsevern-lock-01.jpg) Highway 401 (Highway 401 (Ontario)) crosses the Trent River on the north side of the town. Hastings County Road 2 (formerly Ontario Highway 2 (Highway 2 (Ontario))) is the main east-west route through town leading towards Brighton (Brighton, Ontario) in the west and to Belleville (Belleville, Ontario) in the east. The main north-south route is Hastings County Road 33 (formerly Ontario Highway 33 (Highway 33 (Ontario))), leading towards Picton, Ontario to the south and Stirling, Ontario to the north. Canadian Pacific (Canadian Pacific Railway) and Canadian National (Canadian National Railway) main railway lines (Toronto – Ottawa Montreal) pass through the city. Via Rail offers limited passenger service to and from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal via Kingston. Trenton Junction station (Trenton Junction railway station). Trenton Airport is co-located with CFB Trenton on the east side of town. Trenton is the starting point for the Trent-Severn Waterway and two locks (Lock 1 and Lock 2) are located in the community. Angus, James T. ''A Respectable Ditch: A History of the Trent-Severn Waterway 1833-1920''. McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 1988. Trenton also has a local public transit system. Quinte Access has been doing this for almost 5 years. It runs an hourly schedule Monday to Friday and limited service on Saturday (no Sunday Service, check for holidays). With Chevrolet Arboc specialized buses with ramps for wheel chairs. Several private firms also provide dispatched taxi services. The '''Trenton Sting''' were a Junior "A" ice hockey team from Trenton (Trenton, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. They were a part of the Ontario Junior Hockey League.

Lake View, Chicago

and North Ravenswood Avenue on the west. Affordable real estate and popular culture, such as that found along busy Southport Avenue, draws young adults from all over the city for quiet living or casual dining. A historic destination that opened on August 22, 1929, is the Music Box Theatre, which opened as a new technology sound film venue.


MacArthur , signed a Hollywood deal. She attended the Academy of the Sacred Heart Convent (Shrine of the Sacred Heart#Sacred Heart School) in Washington and graduated in 1917. "Helen Hayes", accessed August 27, 2011 Attracted to Hollywood in the early years of talking pictures (sound film), Moore's first screen role was as Jenny Lind in the 1930 film '' A Lady's Morals

) starring Judy Garland. EpisodeNumber 17 ShortSummary In Hollywood, 1928 the Voyagers end up on a closed set of the first sound film. When Jeff points out that the director is Franklin D. Roosevelt, they know all is wrong in Tinseltown. They go to Roosevelt's home in Hyde Park, New York in 1924 to keep him from mailing out a script and get known in Hollywood, but his wife, Eleanor, is at odds with Roosevelt's mother who is ashamed of his polio. Posing as a handyman

exhibition was given in New York City, using Thomas Edison's Kinetoscope. The United States was in the forefront of sound film development in the following decades. Since the early 20th century, the U.S. film industry has largely been based in and around Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Picture City (Picture City, Florida), FL was also a planned site for a movie picture production center in the 1920s, but due to the 1928 Okeechobee hurricane, the idea collapsed and Picture City (Picture City, Florida) returned to its original name of Hobe Sound (Hobe Sound, Florida). Director D. W. Griffith was central to the development of film grammar. Orson Welles's ''Citizen Kane'' (1941) is frequently cited in critics' polls as the greatest film of all time. ''Village Voice'': 100 Best Films of the 20th century (2001).; ''Sight and Sound'' Top Ten Poll 2002. BFI. Retrieved on June 19, 2007. American screen actors like John Wayne and Marilyn Monroe have become iconic figures, while producer entrepreneur Walt Disney was a leader in both animated film (Animation) and movie merchandising. The major film studios of Hollywood are the primary source of the most commercially successful movies in the world, such as ''Gone with the Wind (Gone with the Wind (film))'' (1939), ''Star Wars (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)'' (1977), ''Titanic (Titanic (1997 film))'' (1997), and ''Avatar (Avatar (2009 film))'' (2009). Today, American film studios collectively generate several hundred movies every year, making the United States the third most prolific producer of films in the world — the first being India (Cinema of India) and the second being Nigeria (Cinema of Nigeria).

Reading, Pennsylvania

; and began his acting career on Broadway (Broadway theatre), where, among other productions, he played in ''Stubborn Cinderella''. Eventually he became a leading man of the 1920s, and was well-known for his many character roles in motion pictures. He became one of the large number of silent movie actors who either would not or could not make the transition to the talkie (Sound film) era. date January 9, 1907 Then, on January 13, '' The New York Times


with the showing of "talking" pictures (sound film) for crew entertainment. Near the end of the year, ''Texas'' returned to the Atlantic and resumed normal duty with the Scouting Fleet. In January 1928, she transported President Calvin Coolidge to Havana, Cuba, for the Pan-American Conference and then continued on via the Panama Canal and the west coast (West Coast of the United States) to maneuvers with the fleet near Hawaii.<


made over thirty other films, including talking pictures (Sound film), before retiring in 1936. Her other appearances include ''The Love of Jeanne Ney'' (1927), ''Alraune (Alraune (1928 film))'' (1928), ''L'Argent (L'Argent (1928 film))'' (1928), ''Gloria'' (1931), ''The Blue Danube'' (1932), ''L'Atlantide (L'Atlantide (1932 film))'' (1932), and ''Gold (Gold (1934 film))'' (1934). DATE OF BIRTH 17 March 1906 PLACE OF BIRTH Berlin, Germany DATE OF DEATH 11 June 1996

in music. He moved to Berlin and soon became successful with tunes such as "Du bist nicht die Erste". Probably his most famous 1920s song is "Veronika, der Lenz ist da", popularized by the all-male a cappella ensemble, the Comedian Harmonists. With the arrival of sound movies (sound film) Jurmann also began writing film music, starting with ''Ihre Majestät, die Liebe'' (''Her Majesty, Love'') (1930 (1930 in film)). Jurman's melodies were so charming

in 1931 by the Schocken Department Store owner Salman Schocken. It published the writings of Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzweig, Franz Kafka and S. Y. Agnon (Shmuel Yosef Agnon), among others. After serving in the Austrian Army (Military of Austria) in World War I, Stolz devoted himself mainly to cabaret, and moved to Berlin in 1925. Around 1930, he started to compose music for films, such as the first German sound film ''Zwei Herzen im Dreivierteltakt

Portland, Oregon

, which still stands. The steam locomotive used was 4-6-0 (ten-wheeler) #3, which has the distinction of appearing in more movies than any other locomotive. Its first sound film appearance was in 1929 with Gary Cooper in "The Virginian", and it since has appeared in many other western films. It was used in some episodes of "Little House on the Prairie" and "Iron Horse". A full-size "prop" locomotive used for scenes in the locomotive cab was said to have


. The Hmong are known in China as the ''Miao'', a designation that embraces several different ethnic groups. There is debate about usage of this term, especially amongst Hmong living in the West, as it is believed by some to be derogatory, although Hmong living in China still call themselves by this name. Chinese scholars have recorded contact with the Miao as early as the 3rd century BCE, and wrote of them that they were a proud and independent people. However, after the Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty attempted to impose several new taxation systems and continued expansion of their empire, the Hmong are reported to have rebelled. Many wars were randomness fought, and eventually many Hmong were pushed from China into Burma (Myanmar), Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. The history of the Hmong people is difficult to trace; they have an oral tradition, but there are no written records except where other people have encountered them. Hmong history has been passed down through legends and ritual ceremonies from one generation to another. Najmul Millat was a contemporary of Ziauddin al-Iraqi, Kazim Tabatabai Yazdi and Abul Hasan Isfehani. He was a Faqih of the highest rank and trained several Ulama like Sibte Hasan, Adeel Akhtar and Kitayat Husain. CHAPTER 2 THE FUQAHA He will always be remembered for his services to the Shi'a (Shia Islam) of Tibet, Burma, Africa and countries in the West rendered through the missionaries trained in his Jamia Nazmia. He wrote several books. * Three novels effectively tell the story of Burma (w:Burma)'s recent history. The link begins with Burmese Days (w:Burmese Days), which chronicles the country's history under British colonialism. Not long after Burma became independent from Britain in 1948, a military dictator sealed off the country from the outside world, launched 'The Burmese Way to Socialism', and turned Burma into one of the poorest countries in Asia. The same story is told in ''Animal Farm (w:Animal farm)''. Finally in ''Nineteen Eighty-Four'' Orwell's description of a horrifying and soulless dystopia paints a chillingly accurate picture of Burma today, a country ruled by one of the world's most brutal and tenacious dictatorships. In Burma there is a joke that Orwell wrote not just one novel about the country, but three: a trilogy comprised of ''Burmese Days'', ''Animal Farm'' and ''Nineteen Eighty-Four''. ** Emma Larkin (w:Emma Larkin), ''Finding George Orwell in Burma'', p. 3. *My attitude to peace is rather based on the Burmese (w:Burma) definition of peace - it really means removing all the negative factors that destroy peace in this world. So peace does not mean just putting an end to violence or to war, but to all other factors that threaten peace, such as discrimination, such as inequality (w:inequality), poverty. **Aung San Suu Kyi, in Suu Kyi gives Nobel speech in Norway, 21 years later *Ahoms, a tribe from Burma (w:Burma), who controlled the region from thirteenth to eighteenth centuries, who absorbed Hindu culture (w:Hindu culture), were the original builders of Guwahati’ most famous site, a shrine to the goddess Sati (w:Sati), also known as Kali (w:Kali), consort of Shiva (w:Shiva). **Anthony Levi, Trudy Ring, in Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda, "International Dictionary of Historic Places: Asia and Oceania", p. 308. *Experimental gardens Tree that bears Qunine were opened on the Nilgiri Mountains (w:Nilgiri mountains) of Southern India (w:South India), the Himalayas on the north of Bengal (w:Bengal), the hills of Assam (w:Assam) and the Northwest Provinces, and on the highlands of Burma (w:Burma). With the exception of the Nilgiri and Himalayas, these localities were found to be unfavorable. At Darjeeling (w:Darjeeling) in the Himalayas, four hundred miles north of Calcutta, near which the cinchona (w:Cinchona)-gardens are located, … Cinchona alkaloid (w:Qunine) is now largely used throughout the country, with a proportionate reduction in the demand for quinine (w:Qunine). **Quinine (w:Quinine) in “The Tree That Bears Quinine” by Otis Robinson Bacheler quoted in: Science Monthly Volume 21 May 1882 , Wikisource. right thumb Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge is worthy of eulogisation - Sama Veda (File:Mysore_Painting.jpg). '''Saraswati (w:Saraswati)''' (Sanskrit (w;Sankrit language): सरस्वती, Sarasvatī ?) is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and nature. She is a part of the trinity of Saraswati, Lakshmi and Parvati. All the three forms help the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva in the creation, maintenance and destruction of the Universe. The Goddess is also revered by believers of the Jain religion (w:Jain religion )of west and central India. She is known in Burmese (w:Burma) as Thurathadi or Tipitaka Medaw , in Chinese (w:Chinese language) as Biàncáitiān (辯才天), in Japanese as Benzaiten (弁才天 弁財天) and in Thai (w:Thai language) as Surasawadee (สุรัสวดี). Of the countries ratifying the treaty, the largest are (in order of decreasing population) India (w:India), Pakistan (w:Pakistan), Bangladesh (w:Bangladesh), Japan (w:Japan), Mexico (w:Mexico), Thailand (w:Thailand), France (w:France), and Burma (w:Burma). Nations that have signed but not yet ratified include China (w:China), USA (w:USA), Brazil (w:Brazil), Nigeria (w:Nigeria), Philippines (w:Philippines), Viet Nam (w:Vietnam), Germany (w:Germany), and Egypt (w:Egypt). The largest non-signers are Indonesia (w:Indonesia), Russia (w:Russia), Colombia (w:Colombia), Tanzania (w:Tanzania), and Uzbekistan (w:Uzbekistan). The Himalayan (w:Himalayas) kingdom of Bhutan (w:Bhutan) went beyond the treaty requirements when on December 17 it became the first country in the world to completely ban the sale of tobacco. Prominent guests included Viscount Slim (w:Viscount Slim) (son of the late Field Marshal Slim (w:William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim), commander of the British Fourteenth Army (w:British Fourteenth Army) in Burma (w:Burma)), Countess Mountbatten of Burma (w:Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma) (daughter of the late Lord Louis Mountbatten (w:Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma), Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia Theatre), and Dame Vera Lynn (w:Vera Lynn). The report comes just days ahead of an Asian political summit, where the foreign ministers of many of the countries already affected by the H5N1 (w:H5N1) virus are expected to agree to even closer co-operative measures to help stall the advance of the virus. The foreign ministers of Cambodia (w:Cambodia), Laos (w:Laos), Burma (w:Burma), Thailand (w:Thailand) and Vietnam (w:Vietnam) have already agreed to closer co-operation to contain the virus and develop a vaccine. Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to another three years of house arrest Aung San Suu Kyi (w:Aung San Suu Kyi) has been sentenced by a court in Burma (w:Burma) to a further three years of house arrest (w:House arrest) for violating the terms of her previous sentence. However her sentence was immediately commuted to 18 months on the orders of Burmese head of state (w:Head of state) Senior-General Than Shwe (w:Than Shwe) out of respect for her father General Aung San (w:Aung San) and out of a desire for "national reconciliation".

Buenos Aires

approximately middle C (C4) to "high A" (A5). She was the first singer to be recorded for a sound film in Argentina. History The School was created on January 24, 1967 by Executive Decree N° 17 1967. It was initially established in the fifth floor of a traditional building located on Diagonal Norte and San Martín avenues in Buenos Aires. On June 5th of that same year it instructed its first class to personnel of the Secretariat of Intelligence. Image:SIDE Main Building.jpg 250px

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