John Barrymore was an American actor on stage and radio. A member of the Drew and Barrymore theatrical families, he tried to avoid the stage, attempted a career as an artist, but appeared on stage together with his father Maurice in 1900, his sister Ethel the following year, he began his career in 1903 and first gained attention as a stage actor in light comedy high drama, culminating in productions of Justice, Richard III and Hamlet. After a success as Hamlet in London in 1925, Barrymore left the stage for 14 years and instead focused on films. In the silent film era, he was well received in such pictures as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Sherlock Holmes and The Sea Beast. During this period, he gained the Great Profile, his stage-trained voice proved an asset when sound films were introduced, three of his works, Grand Hotel, Twentieth Century and Midnight have been inducted into the National Film Registry. Barrymore's personal life has been the subject of much attention since his death, he struggled with alcohol abuse from the age of 14, was married and divorced four times, declared bankruptcy in life.
Much of his work involved self-parody and the portrayal of drunken has-beens. His obituary in The Washington Post observed that "with the passing of the years – and as his private life became more public – he became, despite his genius in the theater, a tabloid character." Although film historians have opined that Barrymore's "contribution to the art of cinematic acting began to fade" after the mid-1930s, Barrymore's biographer, Martin Norden, considers him to be "perhaps the most influential and idolized actor of his day". Barrymore was born John Sidney Blyth in Philadelphia, was known by family and colleagues as "Jack". Although the Barrymore family Bible puts his date of birth as February 15, 1882, his birth certificate shows February 14, he was the youngest of three children. His siblings were Lionel, Ethel, his father was Maurice Barrymore, an Indian-born British actor, born Herbert Blyth, had adopted Barrymore as a stage name after seeing it on a poster in the Haymarket Theatre in London.
Barrymore's mother, Georgie Drew Barrymore, was born into a prominent theatrical family. Barrymore's maternal grandparents were Louisa Lane Drew, a well-known 19th-century American actress and the manager of the Arch Street Theatre, John Drew an actor whose specialty was comedy. Barrymore's maternal uncles were John Drew Jr. and Sidney. Much of Barrymore's early life was unsettled. In October 1882, the family toured in the US for a season with Polish actress Helena Modjeska; the following year his parents left the children behind. Modjeska was influential in the family, she insisted that all three children be baptized into the Catholic Church. In 1884 the family traveled to London as part of Augustin Daly's theatrical company, returning to the US two years later; as a child, Barrymore was sometimes badly behaved, he was sent away to schools in an attempt to instill discipline. The strategy was not always successful, he attended elementary schools in four states, he was sent first to the boys' annex of the Convent of Notre Dame in Philadelphia.
One punishment. I wanted to be an artist", he was expelled from the school in 1891 and was sent to Seton Hall Preparatory School in New Jersey, where Lionel was studying. Barrymore was unhappy at Seton and was soon withdrawn, after which he attended several public schools in New York, including the Mount Pleasant Military Academy. In 1892, his grandmother Louisa Drew's business began to suffer, she lost control of her theater, causing disruption in the family; the following year, when Barrymore was 11 years old, his mother died from tuberculosis. The loss of their mother's income prompted both Ethel and Lionel to seek work as professional actors. Barrymore's father was absent from the family home while on tour, when he returned he would spend time at The Lambs, a New York actors' club. In 1895, Barrymore entered Georgetown Preparatory School located on Georgetown University Campus, but he was expelled in November 1897 after being caught waiting in a brothel. One of his biographers, Michael A. Morrison, posits the alternate theory that Barrymore was expelled after the staff saw him inebriated.
By the time he left Georgetown he was, according to Martin Norden in his biography of Barrymore, "already in the early stages of a chronic drinking problem". 1897 was an challenging year for Barrymore: he lost his virginity when he was seduced by his step-mother, Mamie Floyd, in August his grandmother, the main female role model in his life, died. Barrymore traveled with his father to England in 1898, where he joined King's College School, Wimbledon. A year he joined the Slade School of Fine Art, to study literature and art. After a year of formal study, he left and "devoted much of his subsequent stay in London to bohemianism and nocturnal adventures", according to his biographer Margot Peters. Barrymore returned to New York in the summer of 1900, by November he found work as an illustrator on The New York Evening Journal, at a salary of $50 a week
Glow of the Firefly is a 2014 Bangladeshi drama film written and directed by Khalid Mahmud Mithu. It was selected as the Bangladeshi entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated. Masud Ali Khan as Anis Mita Chowdhury as Diti Mamnun Hasan Emon as Shuborno Tariq Anam Khan as Kalyan Koraya Monira Mithu Hosne Ara Putul Gazi Rakayet as SM Sultan Ahmed Rubel Bidya Sinha Saha Mim as Kabita Shams Sumon List of submissions to the 87th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film List of Bangladeshi submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Glow of the Firefly on IMDb
Hilo High School is a public, co-educational high school of the Hawaii State Department of Education, serves grades nine through twelve. Established in 1906, its first class graduated in 1909. Hilo High School is near the Wailuku River in Hawaii County on the Big Island of Hawaii; the campus boasts the black marble terrazzo and gray gravel sculpture Matrix by Ken Shutt in the middle of its two patios in its courtyard. The school is situated at 556 Waianuenue Avenue on across the street from Hilo Intermediate School, one of its two feeder schools, the other being Kalanianaole Intermediate School. Hilo's symbol and mascot is the Viking and its school colors are blue and gold. Hilo High School celebrated its centennial during Homecoming of 2006. Hilo High School's crosstown rivals are the Warriors of Waiakea High School. Hilo High School was started by the school authorities in September 1905; the idea for a high school is attributed to principal of Hilo Union School. The weak public interest grew stronger as the public realized the benefits from a high school in Hilo, Hawaii.
At the time, the only High Schools on the island were Kau High and Pahala Elementary School and Honokaa High & Intermediate School, both over 30 miles away in rural sugar communities that were disconnected from most of the island and were only accessible by railroad. Most students who wished to attend high school went to boarding school in Hawaii; the school changed location in 1907 to the District Annex location and was named Hilo Junior High School, moved yet again in 1922 to its present location on Waianuenue Avenue. Hilo High School's rival is Waiakea High School. Hilo High School's sports are neck to neck with Waiākea High School's. 1922- First Building- Makai Building 1926- Miss Margaret Way's music class created the Hilo High Alma mater 1927- Auditorium Building donated by the Alumni Association. 1931 and 1934-Cafeteria built 1935- First stage of the Mauka Building built 1936- Second stage of the Mauka Building built 1939- Third stage of the Mauka Building built 1937- Original gym and wood shop built 1961- Administration Building Built 1962- Swimming Pool donated by Mrs. John M Ross and Mrs. Isabel Kennedy 1963- The Library and Multi Purpose Room was built 1968- The Cafeteria was built 1970- R-Building 1977- Mauka Building burns down 1979- 100-car parking lot built 1980- C Building built 2014- New Gym built at the old annex location.
The Hilo High School Foundation was formed in 1990, with the purpose of creating and maintaining an endowment fund that would fund educational programs and activities at Hilo High School that would not or could not be funded from State of Hawaii funds. It annually provides the school with the interest earnings for distribution to programs. A committee designated by the Principal solicits and reviews proposals from faculty for new and innovative programs that benefit the educational experience of Hilo High School students. To date, the Foundation has distributed a total of over $130,000 to Hilo High School, its 2005 Financial Report place its assets at $724,063.44. Class of 2023: Wolves and Red Class of 2022: Dragons and White Class of 2021: Phoenix and Gold Class of 2020: Lions and Gold Class of 2019: Wolves and Silver Class of 2018: Honus and White Class of 2017: Dragons and Red Class of 2016: Sharks and White Class of 2015: Wolves and Gold Class of 2014: Pink Panthers and Pink Class of 2013: Tigers and Red Class of 2012: Dragons and Blue Class of 2011: Phoenix and Green Class of 2010: Panthers and Gold Class of 2009: Sharks and Red Class of 2008: Tigers and Silver Class of 2007: Dragons and Silver Class of 2006: Panthers and White Class of 2005: Honu and Green Class of 2004: Tigers Class of 2003: Dragons and Red Class of 2002: Monkeys and Silver Class of 2001: Elmo and White Class of 2000: Honu and Green Class of 1972: Super Chicken, Red and Blue Class of 1971: Pink Panthers and Purple Miss Margaret Way's music class created the Hilo High Alma mater in 1926.
Beneath the tropic Skies of Hilo Stands dear old Hilo High School Dearer shall it grow With the spirit of Blue and Gold In our hearts we hold thee Alma Mater mine Loyalty and Honor Shall Forever be thine! Hilo High School's commencement exercises are held during the end of May. Hilo High school has several commencement traditions that stretch back to the school's first graduation in 1909; the graduating class recites a variation of Gaudeamus Igitur with lyrics directly referencing Hilo High, members of the Hilo High School Alumni Association pass out a lei to every graduate. This latter tradition is attributed to the patriarch of the Tong family, among the school's first graduates and gave a lei to a fellow graduate, without one during their commencement ceremony; the Tong family awarded the school's Salutatorian award and trophy with a cash prize until 2003, when the Salutatorian returned the cash prize out of respect for the family's disagreement with the school's current practice of awarding the Valedictorian distinction to more than one student.
The Valedictorian trophy is maintained by the Hilo High School Foundation. Now, with the introduction of AP classes to Hilo High, it is possible for more than one student to become a valedictorian within the same graduating class since AP classes allow the student to get over a 4.0. The current requirements for becoming a valedictorian include getting the distinguished BOE diploma as well as getting a weighted GPA of at least 4.0. Hilo High supports an array of clubs that promotes and supports the talents, knowledge and abilities of the students; the clubs al
The Page-Walker Hotel known as the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, is a historic house museum and former hotel located in Cary, North Carolina. The founder of the town of Cary, Allison Francis Page, built the Second Empire style hotel about 1868, J. R. Walker bought it later. Page's son Walter Hines Page was an American journalist and diplomat. From 1868 until 1916, passengers from the Southern and Seaboard Air Line railroads stayed at the Page-Walker Hotel; the building served as a boarding house and private residence from 1916 until 1980. After the business closed, the building sat vacant and deteriorated for five years until the Cary Town Council purchased the property. Volunteers restored the exterior of the hotel to its original design; the Arts & History Center contains the Cary Heritage Museum, gallery exhibitions, educational rooms, an archive gallery, a smokehouse, a garden. The Page-Walker Hotel was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 29, 1979; the Page-Walker hosts a variety of events such as weddings.
Annually, they host a "Paint the Page" art contest in which young artists from grades 8-12 are invited to draw an aspect of the building that inspires them most. List of museums in North Carolina National Register of Historic Places listings in Wake County, North Carolina Town of Cary: Page-Walker Arts & History Center website Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel website
This article details the Warrington Wolves Rugby League Football Club's 2013 season. This is the club's Eighteenth season of the Super League era. Warrington Lost the Challenge Cup that they held due to a loss in the semi-final against Hull FC, they made their second successive Grand Final appearance losing a 30-16 against Wigan Warriors in the final. Warrington Wolves played two pre season fixtures; the Wolves faced local rivals Widnes Vikings on Boxing Day and played a team mixed with youth and experience. The Wolves ran out winners by 30-22. In the final pre season fixture the Wolves face rivals Wigan Warriors, for Ben Westwood Testimonial; the Wolves put out a near full strength team and beat Wigan by 20-0
"Test of Strength" is the seventh episode of the fourth season of the anthology television series American Horror Story, which premiered on November 19, 2014 on the cable network FX. It was directed by Anthony Hemingway; this episode focuses on the girls of the camp planning revenge on Dell. At Mott Manor, Jimmy tries to talk the twins into returning to the camp with him. Dandy mentions that Gloria paid for them so he has a right to keep them, Jimmy realises that Elsa must have something to do with it. Whilst trying to convince the twins to stay, Dandy mentions Dot's concerns about the separation surgery, something which she only admitted to in her diary; this helps Jimmy come to the realization that Dandy was Twisty's accomplice. Angry at the invasion of privacy, Dot telepathically convinces Bette to leave, the three return to camp, leaving Dandy distraught. Jimmy performs an aggressive version of "Come" by Nirvana. Elsa lambastes him for attempting to hijack the show. Jimmy snaps and accuses Elsa of paying to get rid of the twins, but before she has a chance to explain herself the twins interject.
Dot explains Elsa let them leave to enjoy the finer things in life but with the assumption of having a home to return to if all didn't work out, a baffled Elsa looks on. Dell is drinking at the gay bar High Noon and frantically scans the crowd looking for his hustler love Andy; the barman quips that he hasn't seen him in a while and it isn't the sort of place to fall in love with a hustler. Dell attacks the barman, as all the other staff and Stanley watch. Meanwhile and Ethel are informed of Dr. Bonham's death by his furious daughter Brenda, who accuses the freaks of having played a role. Stanley cunningly flirts with Dell. A furious Dell lunges at Stanley when he mentions the outburst at the bar earlier that day, but is stopped when Maggie interrupts the altercation, they withdraw to the big tent where Stanley blackmails Dell, saying he must kill one of the freaks and supply the body by the next day or he will reveal his secret. Dell sneaks into Eve's trailer and attempts to chloroform her, but she wakes up, beats him, throws him out.
The next day, the women and Jimmy congregate to comfort Eve and determine an appropriate punishment for Dell. Ethel says she will kill him as she knows what he's capable of. Jimmy is given a chance to run Dell out of town otherwise Ethel will deal with him herself. Jimmy confronts Dell and they go for a drink in town.. Jimmy informs Dell of the women's plans after the incident with Eve. Dell tries to cover his tracks; the tension quells and Dell shows some kindness towards Jimmy, whilst Jimmy reminisces on happier times with the members of the freak show. A drunken Jimmy throws up in the alley. Dell gets an idea to kill Jimmy right there and but an upset Jimmy reveals that he knows Dell is his father. Although Dell struggles to accept it, the two embrace. Elsa asks the twins, they reveal they don't trust Stanley, Hollywood is no longer an appropriate option right now. They want to stay at the camp so that Bette can be the comedy part of the Siamese Twins act, receivership of 20% of the nightly takings.
Elsa says. But they want the money now along with the money Gloria spent buying them for Dandy. Elsa admires their blackmail but manipulates the situation in her favor, calling Dot out for her silence, but Dot interjects with an increase in the takings to 50%. Dell and Jimmy return drunk in the early morning and Elsa berates them. Desiree verbally attacks Dell, who tells everyone Jimmy is his son, they try to stand up to Elsa. Dell puts Jimmy to bed. Stanley comments on the lack of a body being presented. Meanwhile, Penny says she is going to stay with Paul permanently, her father, Vince), is unimpressed and denies her the chance to shame him and join the outcasts. Vince has her tongue forked and her entire face tattooed. Penny returns to Paul in a catatonic state. Bette gets the makeover. Elsa approves, although not without offending Dot, a confident Bette witters on about a new metamorphosis act. Elsa slips Dot a note offering her help. Dot returns a reply stating she will keep Elsa's secret in return for a visit from the doctor who separated the Brody twins.
Elsa shares dinner with Stanley and the two discuss the situation with the twins. Elsa challenges Stanley to pursue Dot's plans to find the doctor, he comments that they should maybe be relieved of their misery by a mercy killing, rather than made more of a spectacle. Elsa is intrigued. Dell gives her a new dress. Ma Petite tries it on for Dell, he purposefully snaps her back in the process as she squeals in pain. Not long after, Ma Petite's body is placed on display in a formaldehyde jar at the Museum of Morbid Curiosities; the episode received mixed reviews from critics. Erik Adams of The A. V. Club gave the episode a C rating, writing: "It's sloppy, but that's to be expected from an episode of American Horror Story that tosses seven or eight of its proverbial chainsaws into the air without any noticeable concern for juggling them. Not to mention the rendition of a Nirvana song that would be written forty years after the episode takes place. What irks me about "Test Of Strength" is how it left me feeling: Numb."
Matt Fowler of IGN wrote: "Test of Strength" may have been power plays and backstabbing, but it was tight and helped Dell feel