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Im Banne des Unheimlichen

Im Banne des Unheimlichen. The Hand of Power) is a 1968 West German crime film directed by Alfred Vohrer and starring Joachim Fuchsberger and Siw Mattson, it is part of a series of German screen adaptations of Edgar Wallace's thriller novels. Scotland Yard's Inspector Higgins becomes involved in a case that began with the corpse of Sir Oliver laughing from inside of his own coffin during his funeral. Soon people who were close to Sir Oliver start to get killed. Sir Oliver's brother Sir Cecil swears he saw his dead brother jaunting around the countryside in a skeleton costume. Higgins teams up with reporter Peggy Brand and his bumbling chief Sir Arthur to unmask the villain, killing people with a poisoned scorpion ring. Joachim Fuchsberger as Inspektor Higgins Siw Mattson as Peggy Ward Wolfgang Kieling as Sir Cecil Hubert von Meyerinck as Sir Arthur Pinkas Braun as The Stranger Claude Farell as Adela Peter Mosbacher as Ramiro Siegfried Rauch as Dr. Brand Otto Stern as Mr. Merryl Renate Grosser as Mrs. Potter Hans Krull as Mr. Potter Lillemor Lindfors as Sabrina Ewa Strömberg as Librarian Ilse Pagé as Miss Finley Edith Schneider as Professor Bound Wolfgang Spier as Bannister Jimmy Powell as Casper The screenplay for the film is based on the novel The Hand of Power by Edgar Wallace.

The FSK gave the film a rating of "16 and up" and found it not appropriate for screenings on public holidays. The film premiered at the "Europa" cinema at Oberhausen on 26 April 1968. Im Banne des Unheimlichen on IMDb

Tommie Earl Jenkins

Tommie Earl Jenkins credited in some productions as Tee Jaye or Tommie Jenkins, is an American actor, voice actor and stage performer most noted for his work as Ubercorn from the television show Go Jetters. Go Jetters was nominated for a 2016 BAFTA in the Preschool - Animation section. Other notable work includes the origination of the role Barry Belson in Jersey Boys, the narration of the audiobook Twelve Years a Slave and the narration of two documentaries released concurrently with Roots. A native of Canton, Ohio, he has spent more than twenty years in the United Kingdom, he returned to the United States in 2014. Tommie Earl Jenkins trained as a classical ballet dancer, he has worked with the Canton Ballet in Ohio, the Duluth Ballet of Minnesota and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. He has worked in numerous theatrical performances as both a dancer and actor as well as a film and voice actor. Tommie Earl Jenkins on Twitter Tommie Earl Jenkins at Behind The Voice Actors Tommie Earl Jenkins on IMDb

Jason Statham

Jason Statham is an English actor and film producer. Typecast as the antihero, he is known for his action-thriller roles and portraying tough and machiavellian characters. Throughout his film career, Statham has performed his own stage combat and stunts. Born in Derbyshire, England, he began practicing kung fu, kickboxing and karate recreationally in his youth while working at local market stalls. An avid footballer and diver, he was selected by Britain's national diving team to compete in the 1990 Commonwealth Games. Shortly after, he was asked to model for French Connection, Tommy Hilfiger, Levi's in various advertising campaigns. Statham's past professional history working in market stalls inspired his casting in the Guy Ritchie crime films Lock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch; the commercial success of these films led him to star as Frank Martin in The Transporter trilogy. After starring in a variety of heist and action thriller films such as The Italian Job, War, The Bank Job, The Mechanic and Mechanic: Resurrection, he established himself as a leading actor in Hollywood.

He found further commercial success in the action series The Expendables and the Fast and the Furious franchise. He has played his character in the latter, Deckard Shaw, in Fast & Furious 6, Furious 7, The Fate of the Furious and in the spin-off Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, his career as an actor and producer has been criticized for lacking variety. According to a BBC News report, his film career from 2002 to 2017 generated an estimated US$1.5 billion in ticket-sales, making him one of the movie industry's most bankable stars. Jason Statham was born on 26 July 1967 in Shirebrook, the son of Eileen, a dancer, Barry Statham, a street seller, his father worked odd jobs as a house painter, coal miner, singer in the Canary Islands. He moved to Great Yarmouth, where he chose not to follow his father's career working the local market stalls, instead practising martial arts, he grew up with football player Vinnie Jones, alongside whom he would act. Jones introduced him to football, Statham went on to play for the local grammar school, which he had attended since the age of 11, a passion that he shared with diving.

He practiced daily in perfecting his diving techniques, was a member of Britain's National Swimming Squad for twelve years. Statham competed for England at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in the 10 meter, 3 meter, 1 meter competitions, he said in a 2003 IGN interview that his time with the national squad was "a great experience" and one that "teaches you discipline and keeps you out of trouble". Statham's life in the media began when he was spotted by the agency Sports Promotions specialising in sports modelling while he was training at London's Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, he was signed by Tommy Hilfiger and Levis for various modeling contracts during their 1996 spring/summer collections. In 1997, he became a model for the clothing brand French Connection. A spokesperson for the high street clothing chain said: "we chose Jason because we wanted our model to look like a normal guy, his look is just right for now: masculine and not too male-modelly." However, he was still forced to follow in his father's footsteps as a street seller to make ends meet, selling "fake perfume and jewellery on street corners" according to Statham.

He made small appearances in a few music videos, including "Comin' On" by The Shamen in 1993, "Run to the Sun" by Erasure in 1994, "Dream a Little Dream of Me" by The Beautiful South in 1995. While working as a model for French Connection, he was introduced to fledgling British director Guy Ritchie, developing a film project and needed to fill the role of a street-wise con artist. After learning about Statham's past as a black market salesman, Ritchie cast him to play the role of "Bacon" in his 1998 crime comedy thriller Lock and Two Smoking Barrels; the movie was well received by both critics and audiences, helped put Statham in the public eye. For his role in the film he was paid £5,000. Statham's second collaboration with Ritchie came in the 2000 film Snatch, playing the role of "Turkish". Cast alongside popular actors Brad Pitt, Dennis Farina, Benicio del Toro, the movie earned more than $80 million in box-office revenue. For his role in Snatch, he was paid nearly 3 times the amount of his first film.

Statham was able to break into Hollywood and appeared in two movies in 2001: the science fiction action horror film Ghosts of Mars and the science fiction martial arts action film The One. Statham was offered more film roles, in 2002 he was cast as the lead role of driver Frank Martin in the action movie The Transporter, written by Luc Besson, in which he was responsible for his own stunts, he has studied Wing Chun kung fu, kickboxing. The film spawned two sequels, Transporter 2 and Transporter 3, he played supporting roles in Mean Machine, The Italian Job, Cellular in which he played the lead villain. In 2005, Statham was once again cast by Ritchie to star in his new project, a critical and box office failure, he played a dramatic role in the independent film London in 2006. That same year he played the lead role in the action film Crank. Statham was asked to promote Crank during the 2006 San Diego Comic-Con Convention. In 2008, Statham starred in the British crime thriller

Mando (music)

Mando or Manddo is a musical form that evolved during the 19th and 20th century among Goan Catholics of Goa, India. It represents the meeting point of western musical traditions; the music has elements of both western culture. The males wear formal coats, showing Portuguese influence, while females wear a unique Indian costume; the ceremonial torhop-baz worn during the mando dance was of velvet or silk, blue or green in colour, embroidered with gold threads. A white or blue shawl was worn; the socks had to be white and the slippers ornamented. This was all graced with a fan. Nowadays mandos are highlighted with their dance respective of their song; the plural of manddo in Konkani is mande. The major theme of mandos is love, the minor ones being historical narratives, grievance against exploitation and social injustice, political resistance during the Portuguese presence in Goa. With grace in voice charm in costumes the performances are enhanced. Instruments used in mando music are guitars and the ghumot drum.

The accent in Konkani is always on the last syllable. The dialect used in the classical mandos is the Bambonn Saxtti of Salcete as spoken in the villages of Benaulim, Loutolim, Assolna, Velim, Cuncolim and Raia, where most of them originated, it is the most musical of the Konkani dialects with its consistent use of elisions. One of the characteristics of this dialect is that words are stretched out in pronunciation with the addition of an extra vowel sound either in the middle of the words or at the end epenthesis, thus the word dista is lengthened to sanddlear into sanddilear. The suffixes –i and –o are used to add an extra syllable to a line, thus larar becomes neketr becomes neketro. The full sound -o- is softened in this dialect, thus roddonk becomes roddunk, mozo becomes muzo. The possessive pronouns in the mando have the Salcete form, as tugel´lem for tujem, mugel´lem for mujem or mojem. Shorter forms are derived when the music needs to cut off a syllable, e.g. tuj´ kodden instead of tuje koddem and mak´ naka instead of maka naka.

Not only the phonetics correspond to the Salcete dialect but words like masoli for “fish” instead of nishtem, e.g. “Dongrari fulo nam, doriant masli pun nam”. The Brahmins address a girl or a woman with “rê” instead of “gô” and use the pronoun “ti” instead of “tem”; the mando is a monologue, in the first person singular or plural, except for the historical narratives. In some mandos, one person addresses another, who in turn replies. Singing is accompanied by gentle turning sideways to the rhythm, thus creating both a visual and auditory performance; some other mandos are: Bara Tera Orsam Zalim Dove Rozericho Collo Gupit Môg Burgeaponancho Sangato Moga Tuzo Deknni Dulpod Fugdi SourcesRodrigues, Greatest Konkani Song Hits Vol. 1, Toronto: Pater Publications, ISBN 978-0-9811794-0-7, retrieved 2010-02-22 Goan culture article Collection of Mandos

Only Love Remains

"Only Love Remains" is the fourth single from Paul McCartney's 1986 album, Press to Play. The song reached number 34 on the UK singles chart; the song was released as a 12" maxi single. The single version of "Only Love Remains" is a remix by Jim Boyer and is different from the album version; the 12" version of the single featured two more remixes of songs from Press to Play. 7" single"Only Love Remains" - 4:11 Remix by Jim Boyer "Tough on a Tightrope" - 4:4412" single"Only Love Remains" - 4:11 Remix by Jim Boyer "Tough on a Tightrope" - 7:03 Remix by Julian Mendelsohn "Talk More Talk" - 5:56 Remix by Paul McCartney and Jon Jacobs