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Dodge City (film)

Dodge City is a 1939 American western film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Ann Sheridan. Based on a story by Robert Buckner, the film is about a Texas cattle agent who witnesses the brutal lawlessness of Dodge City and takes the job of sheriff to clean the town up. Filmed in Technicolor, Dodge City was one of the highest-grossing films of the year; this was the 7th of 11 movies that de Flynn appeared in together. Various scenes were shot including at present day Wildwood Regional Park; the action of the film starts with Colonel Dodge arriving on the first train and subsequently opening the new railroad line that links Dodge City with the rest of the world. A few years Dodge City has turned into the "longhorn cattle center of the world and wide-open Babylon of the American frontier, packed with settlers and gunmen—the town that knew no ethics but cash and killing". In particular, it is Jeff Surrett and his gang who kill, steal and control life in Dodge City without being brought to justice.

Any new sheriff, sworn into office in Dodge, is driven out of town by Surrett and his cronies. Colonel Dodge's friend Wade Hatton, a lone Irish cowboy, instrumental in bringing the railroad to Dodge City, is now on his way to the town leading a trek of settlers from the East coast. At Hatton's side are his old companions Rusty and Tex, who are prepared to stay with him through thick and thin. Among the settlers are beautiful Abbie Irving and her irresponsible brother Lee, drunk, causes a stampede and is shot by Hatton in self-defense; when the group arrive in Dodge City, Hatton is confronted with the full extent of the anarchy, dictating everyday life there. Asked by anxious citizens—Abbie's uncle, Dr. Irving among them—to be the new sheriff, Hatton politely declines, saying he is not cut out for this kind of job. Hatton changes his mind when, during a school outing, a young boy, Harry Cole is inadvertently killed by Surrett and his men; the new sheriff and his deputies—Rusty and Tex among them of course—have a hard time fighting the criminals.

Regardless, all in all, Hatton was quite capable of his new job and was off to a good start cleaning up the town. Meanwhile, Hatton and the likable newspaperman Joe Clemens uncover enough evidence of Surrett's shady dealings to stand a chance in court. Before Joe could publish a story, one of Surrett's thugs, Yancey shoots the editor in the back; the only witness who can put Surrett behind bars now is Abbie whom Hatton, out of love for her, arranges to leave town for safety until further notice. When Yancey is in jail for Joe's killing, Hatton has to protect him against the furious men outside who, not caring for Yancey's right to a fair trial, want to take the law into their own hands and lynch him right and there. Intending to ensure that Yancey deserves a fair trial and Rusty were able to manage to smuggle him out of town in a hearse to the train station where a train bound for Wichita was just about to leave; however and his gang were waiting and sneak on board to try and spring Yancey. A gunfight ensues and inadvertently causes a fire in the baggage car.

Fearing for Hatton's life, Abbie rushes to the baggage car to warn him of the danger. Using her as a shield, Surrett orders Hatton and Rusty to release Yancey immediately. Afterwards, Surrett locks Hatton and Rusty in the burning car. After the three manage to escape from the car and Rusty kill Surrett and his gang who were trying to make a getaway. In the end, Hatton succeeds in both winning Abbie's heart. Everything has been prepared for a quiet family life in newly civilized Dodge City, but Hatton is asked by Colonel Dodge to clean up Virginia City, another railroad town more dangerous than Dodge City had been. Understanding how much Hatton is needed to settle the West, a loving Abbie heartily suggests she and her new husband join the next wagon train for their new life together and Col. Dodge states that Hatton has married the right woman. Although Errol Flynn was worried how audiences would accept him in Westerns, the film was a big hit, being Warner Bros. most popular film of 1939. Flynn starred in further films in the genre.

According to Warner Bros' accounts, the film earned $1,688,000 domestically and $844,000 in overseas markets. Dodge City on IMDb Dodge City at the TCM Movie Database Dodge City at AllMovie Dodge City at the American Film Institute Catalog Dodge City at Rotten Tomatoes

Akasaka Station (Fukuoka)

Akasaka Station is a railway station in Chūō-ku, Fukuoka in Japan. Its station symbol is a track and field athlete in red be looks like "ア", Akasaka's initials, in connection with the annual Fukuoka Marathon, which starts and finishes at Heiwadai Athletic Stadium, located 600 m from this station. Akasaka Station is served by the Fukuoka City Subway Kūkō Line The station opened on 26 July 1981. Fukuoka Central District Office Fukuoka Transportation Bureau Maizuru Park Korokan Ruins, Exhibition Hall Fukuoka Castle Heiwadai Athleic Stadium Fukuoka High Court Fukuoka District Court Fukuoka Legal Affairs Bureau Fukuoka Public Prosecutors Office Fukuoka Central Employment Office Central City Health Center Fukuoka City Civic Center Fukuoka Central Fish Wholesale Market

2007 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships

The 2007 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships were held in Fort William, United Kingdom from 4 to 9 September 2007. This was the first time; the Fort William site in the Scottish Highlands had been used for rounds of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup since 2002. The disciplines included were cross-country, four-cross, trials; the event was the 18th edition of the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships and the 22nd edition of the UCI Trials World Championships. France finished on top of the medal table with 6 world champions and 13 medals overall, including a fourth consecutive world title for Julien Absalon in the elite men's cross country. Sam Hill and Sabrina Jonnier won their second consecutive world titles in the men's and women's elite downhill. UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships "Official website: FortWilliamWorldChamps.co.uk". Archived from the original on 7 November 2007. Retrieved 12 May 2017. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown "2007 UCI Mountain bike and Trials World Championships: Main page at UCI.ch".

Archived from the original on 25 October 2007. Retrieved 12 May 2017. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown "2007 UCI Mountain bike and Trials World Championships: Results page at UCI.ch". Archived from the original on 30 September 2007. Retrieved 12 May 2017. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown Results for the mountain bike events on CyclingNews.com Results for the trials events on UCI.ch

Rostvertol

JSC Rostvertol is a Russian helicopter manufacturer company located in Rostov-on-Don. It was founded on 1 July 1939. Rostvertol has been producing helicopters designed by the Mil design bureau since 1956 and is a world leader in the manufacture of heavy-lift helicopters, it built the Mi-6 Mi-10 Harke heavy-lift helicopters and the Mi-26 Halo. It produced the Mi-25 and Mi-35 Hind combat attack helicopters and the Mi-28 Havoc, it produces Mi-26T, Mi-24 and Mi-28N. The plant produces substantial quantities of helicopter rotor blades and consumer goods; the capital structure of the company is: 75.06 % Russian Helicopters. 6.59% private stockholders 2.35% Rosimushchestvo. The company's website Media related to Rostvertol-Avia at Wikimedia Commons

Østfold Workers' Sports Association

The Østfold Workers' Sports Association, founded 23 October 1927, was a sporting association from Østfold in Norway. It was one of many regional associations within in the Workers Federation of Sports. Within the Østfold AIK there were many clubs: In football, Østfold AIK was the leading club within the AIF. Two Østfold teams and Sparta, won 9 of the 16 AIF national football championships held between 1924 and 1939.Østfold AIK selected a combined football team to play international matches, such as 27 August 1937 when they played the Basque Country. In 1945 Østfold Workers' Sports Association merged with Østfold Distriktslag for Idrett to form Østfold Idrettskrets. Ola Johan Brandstorp Thorstein Guldberg, Borgen Hermod Arnulf, Sparta Hans Thorvaldsen, Sarpsborg Torkil Samuelsen, Moss

16 mm scale

16 mm to 1 foot or 1:19.05 is a popular scale of model railway in the UK which represents narrow gauge prototypes. The most common gauge for such railways is 32 mm; this scale/gauge combination is sometimes referred to as "SM32" and is used for model railways that run in gardens, being large enough to accommodate live steam models. The next most common gauge is 45 mm, which represents the theoretical non-existent gauge 2 feet 9 3⁄4 inches; this gauge is used to portray prototypes between 2 ft 6 in and 3 ft gauge. There are a number of commercial manufacturers of 16 mm scale models as well as many enthusiastic amateurs who build their own rolling stock; because real 2 ft railways were most found in the UK, many of the models are of British prototypes. European and North American narrow gauge railways are modeled in this scale with scratch-built or kit-built models. Although models of this scale were being built as early as the 1930s, it was the founding of the Merioneth Railway Society just after the Second World War that marks the popularization of this scale.

The society was famous for its rulebook, which read, in its entirety: The Merioneth Railway Society rule book states: Rule 1. The Society shall be known as the Merioneth Railway Society. Rule 2. There shall be no rules; this set the light-hearted spirit of the 16 mm fraternity, where a sense of fun and whimsy override more serious concerns. The use of live steam as the predominant motive power of the models means absolute scale reproduction is sacrificed to the demands of steam engineering at this scale; however the realistic sound and visual effects of steam-driven locomotives makes up for loss of fidelity elsewhere. Driving a live steam locomotive at this small scale is different from driving an electrically powered model. For many years there were no commercially available parts, everything was hand-built or kit-bashed from O scale components. In the early 1970s Archangel emerged as the first commercial manufacturer on a large scale, followed by Merlin and Beck at the end of that decade. All three companies produced affordable live steam locomotives in this scale.

In 1981 Mamod entered the market with a cheap if somewhat crude steam loco for the UK market. Although not perfect, the low cost opened the hobby to a much wider range of people and as a result demand for other products grew. Today, Roundhouse dominate the market as builders of high quality live steam locomotives. A vibrant group of professional and hobbyist makers have emerged to meet this demand. Accucraft UK - website Archangel Argyle Brandbright - website Bowaters Models - website Busy Bodies Cooper Craft - website DJB Engineering - website IP Engineering - website John Prescott Engineering - website Locomotion Merlin Locomotive Works Mike Beeson Models Pearse Locos Perfect World PPS Steam Models Roundhouse Engineering - website RWM Steam - website Slaters - website Swift Sixteen - website Tenmille WellChuffed Worsley Works - website Rail transport modelling scales Model railway scales Gauge 1 G scale Association of 16mm Narrow Gauge Modellers Association of 16mm Modellers 16mmngm · 16mm Narrow Gauge Modellers Steammodelloco16mm · 16mm NG steam loco builder