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Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow was an American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s. Harlow was only on the screen from 1928 to 1937, before her death at the age of 26, but she became one of the biggest movie stars in the world, whose image in the public eye has endured. Nicknamed the "Blonde Bombshell" and the "Platinum Blonde", she was popular for her "Laughing Vamp" movie persona. Harlow was signed by billionaire producer Howard Hughes, who directed her first major appearance as a sex symbol in Hell's Angels. In 1932, after a series of critically unsuccessful films and Hughes losing interest in her career, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer bought out Harlow's contract. Harlow became a leading lady, starring in a string of hits including her breakthrough acting role Red-Headed Woman, Red Dust, Dinner at Eight and Suzy. Harlow's popularity rivaled and soon surpassed that of MGM colleagues Joan Crawford and Norma Shearer. Harlow died during the filming of MGM's Saratoga; the studio was able to complete the film by using body doubles, it was released a little over a month after Harlow's death.

The American Film Institute ranks Jean Harlow as the 22nd-greatest female star of classic Hollywood cinema. Harlow was born Harlean Harlow Carpenter in a house located at 3344 Olive Street in Kansas City, Missouri, her father, Mont Clair Carpenter, son of Abraham L. Carpenter and Dianna, was a dentist who attended dental school in Kansas City, he was from a working-class background. Her mother, Jean Poe Carpenter, was the daughter of wealthy real estate broker Skip Harlow and his wife, Ella Harlow. In 1908, her father arranged her marriage to Mont Clair Carpenter, she was underage at the time and grew resentful and unhappy in the marriage, but they remained together living in a Kansas City house owned by her father. Harlean Harlow Carpenter was born to Mont Clair and Jean Poe Harlow Carpenter on March 3, 1911. Harlean was called "The Baby," a nickname, she was so accustomed to being called "The Baby" that she did not learn that her real name was Harlean until she was five years old, when staff and students at Miss Barstow's Finishing School for Girls used the name.

Harlean was always close to her mother, protective and coddling instilling a sense in her daughter that she owed everything she had to her. "She was always all mine!", Mama Jean said of her daughter. When Harlean was at school, her mother filed for a divorce. On September 29, 1922, the uncontested divorce was finalized, giving sole custody of Harlean to her mother. Although Harlean loved her father, she didn't see him before her untimely death and he outlived her by thirty-seven years. In 1923, a 34-year-old Jean Carpenter took her daughter and moved to Hollywood in hopes of becoming an actress. However, Mama Jean was told. Young Harlean attended the Hollywood School for Girls and while there met Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Joel McCrea, Irene Mayer Selznick, she dropped out of school at age 14, in the spring of 1925. With their finances dwindling and Harlean moved back to Kansas City after Skip Harlow issued an ultimatum that he would disinherit Jean if they did not return. Several weeks Skip sent his granddaughter to summer camp at Camp Cha-Ton-Ka, in Michigamme, where she became ill with scarlet fever.

Her mother traveled to Michigan to care for Harlean, rowing herself across the lake to the camp, but was told that she could not see her daughter. Harlean next attended the Ferry Hall School in Illinois. Jean Carpenter had an ulterior motive for her daughter's attendance at this particular school: It was close to the Chicago home of her boyfriend, Marino Bello. During Harlean's freshman year at the school, she was paired with a "big sister" from the senior class who introduced her to 19-year-old Charles "Chuck" Fremont McGrew, an heir to a large fortune. By the fall of 1926, Harlean and Chuck were dating and they were married in 1927. Jean Carpenter was married that same year to Marino Bello, on January 18th. However, Harlean did not attend her mother's wedding. In 1928, the McGrews moved to Beverly Hills. Chuck McGrew received part of his large inheritance; the couple moved to Los Angeles, settling into a home in Beverly Hills where Harlean thrived as a wealthy socialite. McGrew hoped to distance Harlean from her mother with the move.

Neither Chuck nor Harlean worked during this time, both were considered heavy drinkers. In Los Angeles, Harlean befriended a young aspiring actress named Rosalie Roy. Not owning a car herself, Rosalie asked Harlean to drive her to Fox Studios for an appointment. While waiting for Rosalie, Harlean was noticed and approached by Fox executives, whom she told she was not interested, she was given letters of introduction to Central Casting. A few days Rosalie Roy bet Harlean that she did not have the nerve to go in for an audition. Unwilling to lose a wager and pressed by her enthusiastic mother who had followed her daughter to Los Angeles by this time, Harlean went to Central Casting and signed in under her mother's maiden name, Jean Harlow. After several calls from Central Casting and a number of job offers that she rejected, Harlean’s mother pressed her into accepting work at the studio. Harlean appeared in her first film, Honor Bound, as an unbilled "extra" for $7 a day and a box lunch, common pay for such work.

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Ali Kadam Upazila

Ali Kadam is an Upazila of Bandarban District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Ali Kadam is located at 21.6667°N 92.3056°E / 21.6667. It has 4,923 households and a total area of 885.78 km². According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Ali Kadam had a population of 24,782. Males constituted 55.21% of the population, females 44.79%. The population aged 18 or over was 13,312. Ali Kadam had an average literacy rate of 20.7%, compared to the national average of 32.4%. The religions of Ali Kadam are Muslim 85.32%, Buddhist 13.68%, Hindu 0.77%, with 0.23% following other religions. The religious institutions consist of 680 mosques, 65 pagodas, 55 Buddhist temples and 8 Hindu temples. Alikadam is a popular hiking destination among tourists for the tunnels in the mountains known as "Alir Guha" or "Ali's Tunnels". Tourists are expected to face muddy terrains for the hike to the tunnels. Winter is the safest season to travel because the mountain streams and rivers are dangerous during Monsoon. Alikadam has 6 Mauzas and 148 villages.

Alikadam Sadar Union Chaikkhyang Union Noyapara Union Kurukpata Union There is a shortage of high schools. Now there is only a government high in Ali Kadam. Upazilas of Bangladesh Districts of Bangladesh Divisions of Bangladesh

Bunde, Germany

Bunde is a municipal district in East Frisia, in Lower Saxony, about 20 km south of Emden, 50 km east of Groningen, Netherlands. It lies on the southern tip of the Dollart, a bay of the North Sea between Germany and the Netherlands, has a land border with the Netherlands. Bunde is among the smaller districts of East Frisia, with a population of 7,607. About half live in the town of Bunde itself; the district's population density is comparatively low, equating to 62 per square km, compared to 228/sq. Km for Germany as a whole. In the 17th and 18th centuries, sizeable areas of the district were wrested from the sea by the creation of polders. Bunde's economy centers on tourism; the community has been recognized as a resort town since 1998. Many of the town's residents commute to jobs elsewhere, notably in Leer, about 13 km to the east. Residents include a number of most of whom commute to jobs in the Netherlands; the town's cultural artifacts include the Reformed Church, the nave of which dates from the 13th century, the red brick Steinhaus Bunderhee castle, which dates from the 14th century.

Bunde was first mentioned in a document in 1428. The name has been variously written as de Bunda and Bonde. Due to its situation on a geest, or raised landform, the town was spared the great floods that inundated much of the region in the Middle Ages. Prior to the Reformation, Bunde belonged to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Münster. Bunde became predominantly Protestant in the early 16th century following the Reformed faith as in the adjacent Netherlands. During the Thirty Years' War, though not a battlefield, was plundered several times by Imperial troops. East Frisia became part of the Kingdom of Prussia in 1744. Thereafter and cottage industries came to the fore in the region's economy. During the Seven Years' War, the town was twice occupied by French troops, was subjected to tributes by the conquerors. After the war, Prussian King Frederick the Great sponsored construction of dikes to expand the region's polders. Bunde's first rail link came after the unification of Germany in 1871. A spur to the Ihrhove–Nieuweschans railway from Leer to Bad Nieuweschans, was opened in 1876.

In the late 19th century the district saw a sizeable immigration of residents to the U. S. for economic and religious reasons. Early in the 20th-century dairies began to proliferate, canneries were built to can local crops of beans and peas; as elsewhere in Germany following World War I, economic dislocation and unemployment rose in the 1920s, boosting the appeal of Nazism in rural areas of the district. The Social Democrats retained a sizeable following in the town until the Nazi seizure of power in January 1933. By mid-1934, all non-Nazi political organizations in Germany were repressed and outlawed. Bunde's Jewish community had built a synagogue and primary school in Bunde in the mid-19th century, but with the advent of Nazism and the Holocaust, the community was suppressed and many members were killed; the last Jewish resident of Bunde was deported to Theresienstadt concentration camp in July 1942. In April 1945, Bunde was the first East Frisian town to be liberated, being occupied by Canadian and Polish forces.

Although various buildings were damaged by artillery fire, casualties among the population were few. After the war, the district hosted an influx of German refugees expelled from territories east of the Oder–Neisse line under border changes promulgated at the Potsdam Conference. However, due in part to increasing mechanization of agriculture, the district's population declined, sinking from a peak of 8,893 in 1950 to 7,607 in 2015; the remote district began to appeal to tourists in the 1980s. Some were attracted by its unspoiled polder landscapes and antique windmills, others by opportunities for cycling and canoeing, for bird-watching