Roman Holiday is a 1953 American romantic comedy film directed and produced by William Wyler. It stars Audrey Hepburn as a royal princess out to see Rome on her own and Gregory Peck as a reporter. Hepburn won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance; the script was written by John Dighton and Dalton Trumbo, though with Trumbo on the Hollywood blacklist, he did not receive a credit. Trumbo's credit was reinstated when the film was released on DVD in 2003. On December 19, 2011, full credit for Trumbo's work was restored. Blacklisted director Bernard Vorhaus worked on the film as an assistant director under a pseudonym; the film was shot at the Cinecittà studios and on location around Rome during the "Hollywood on the Tiber" era. The film was screened in the 14th Venice Film Festival within the official program. In 1999, Roman Holiday was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally or aesthetically significant".
Ann, a crown princess on a state visit to Rome, becomes frustrated with her scheduled life, secretly leaves her country's embassy. The delayed effect of a sedative makes her fall asleep on a bench, where Joe Bradley, an expatriate reporter for the "American News Service", finds her, without recognizing who she is. Thinking that she is intoxicated, Joe lets her spend the night in his apartment; the next morning, Joe hurries off late to work and gives his editor, Mr. Hennessy, false details of his attendance at the princess' press conference; when Hennessy informs him that the event had been cancelled, shows him a news item about the princess' "sudden illness", he realizes, asleep in his apartment. Seeing an opportunity, Joe calls his photographer friend, Irving Radovich, to ask him to secretly take pictures. Joe tells Hennessy that he'll get an exclusive wide-ranging interview with the princess and asks how much that would be worth. Hennessy offers to pay $5000 for the article. Joe hurries home, hiding the fact that he is a reporter, offers to show his guest, "Anya", around Rome.
However, Ann leaves. Enjoying her freedom, she explores an outdoor market, buys a pair of shoes, observes the people and daily-life of Rome, gets her long hair cut into a short style. Joe follows, "accidentally" meets Ann on the Spanish Steps; this time, he convinces her to spend the day with him, takes her to a street café, where he meets up with Irving. They visit the Mouth of Truth, where Joe tricks Ann into thinking that his hand has been bitten off, tour the Colosseum; when Anya tries to drive Joe on a Vespa through heavy Roman traffic they are all arrested, but Joe and Irving show their "fake" press passes and the group is set free. That night, at a dance on a boat that her barber had invited her to, government agents called in by the embassy spot Ann and try to forcibly take her away. Joe and the barber rush in to save her from the abductors, Ann joins in the fight that breaks out; as police arrive and subdue the agents and Ann run away, but Joe is ambushed, falls into the river, Ann jumps in to save him.
They kiss as they sit shivering on the riverbank. At Joe's apartment, while drying their wet clothes, they share tender bittersweet moments. Knowing that her royal responsibilities must resume, Ann asks Joe to drive her to a corner near the embassy, where they kiss again, she bids a tearful farewell, returns to assume her duties as a princess. Hennessy comes to Joe's apartment, suspecting that the princess was not ill as claimed and that Joe was telling the truth about the interview. Joe, has decided not to write the story, although Irving arrives and is confused by the change of plans. Joe tells Irving. Joe and Irving leave to attend the postponed press conference at the embassy and surprise Princess Ann. Through vague public words, Joe assures Ann that no press exposure will come from their day together. At the end of the interview, the princess unexpectedly asks to meet the journalists, speaking with each; as she reaches Joe and Irving, Irving presents her with his photographs as a memento of Rome.
Joe and Ann speak, with her final words to him being "so happy". After Ann reluctantly departs, the press leaves, Joe stays for awhile, walks away alone. Wyler first offered the role to Hollywood favorite Cary Grant. Grant declined, believing he was too old to play Hepburn's love interest Other sources say Grant declined because he knew all of the attention would be centered around the princess. Peck's contract gave him solo star billing, with newcomer Hepburn listed much less prominently in the credits. Halfway through the filming, Peck suggested to Wyler that he elevate her to equal billing—an unheard-of gesture in Hollywood. Wyler had considered Elizabeth Taylor and Jean Simmons for this role, but both were unavailable. Wyler was excited to find Hepburn, but he did not choose her until after a screen test. Wyler was not able to stay and film this himself, but told the assistant director to ask the cameraman and the sound man to continue recording after the assistant director said "cut" so that she would be seen in a relaxed state after having performed a dignified, subdued scene from the film.
The candid footage won her the role.
Warren A. Strelow was a hockey goaltending coach. Arguably best known as the goaltenders coach for the United States Olympic Ice Hockey Team during the 1980 games in Lake Placid, he served in the same capacity as coach for the New Jersey Devils, Washington Capitals, San Jose Sharks of the NHL. NHL goaltenders whom Strelow worked with include: Martin Brodeur, Miikka Kiprusoff, Evgeni Nabokov, Vesa Toskala, Johan Hedberg, Nolan Schaefer. Strelow was born and raised in St. Paul, St. Paul, Minnesota where he grew up playing hockey with his lifelong friend, Herb Brooks, for whom he would serve under as goaltenders coach both at the University of Minnesota and with the 1980 and 2002 Olympic teams. Strelow graduated from Johnson High School in 1951, the year he was named to the Minnesota all-state team as a goaltender, having played for the team that lost the state final to Eveleth. Http://www.startribune.com/sports/wild/11661411.html
Good Deeds is a 2012 American romantic drama film written, co-produced, directed by and starring Tyler Perry. The film was released on February 24, 2012, it is the eleventh out of thirteen films directed by Perry. The film opens with head of the family-owned Deeds Corporation, dressing for work, his fiancée, fixes breakfast for him, noting his predictable routine. Before work, Wesley picks up his irritable younger brother, who lost his driver's license after a string of DUIs, they have lunch with the respectable Wilimena Deeds. After lunch, Wilimena meets Natalie, Natalie's mother, Natalie's best friend at the bridal shop; the two mothers urge Natalie to think about her future with Wesley. On the impoverished side of town, Lindsey Wakefield, a single mother and cleaner for the Deeds Corporation, finds out she will be evicted if she doesn't pay her bills soon. Lindsey rushes to pick up her check from work and ends up parking in Wesley's reserved spot, leaving her six-year-old daughter, Ariel, in the car.
Wesley and Walter find Ariel. Lindsey returns to find her car argues with the two men. Lindsey takes Ariel to school, while Wesley has a meeting with his coworker and best friend, over acquiring a company Wesley's father has been competing against for years. After work, Lindsey discovers. Taking her belongings, she works another shift. Ariel stays in a broom closet during the shift, they begin to live in their van. Wesley decides to watch over them until Lindsey's "boyfriend" comes for them. Wesley takes Ariel out for pizza. Ariel's teacher finds out Ariel are homeless and threatens to call child services. Wesley struggles to expand the business while watching over Walter and developing a more complex love life with Natalie. One night, Natalie returns drunk after a fashion show and tries to initiate sex with her fiance, but he rejects her. After the child welfare agency takes Ariel, Wesley gives Lindsey a rent-free corporate apartment. Lindsey regains custody of Ariel; when Wesley reveals he has always wanted to ride a motorcycle, Lindsey rents one.
The pair stops by a pond, where they kiss. Wesley admits he is engaged, Lindsey leaves. Deeds Corporation takes over the rival company. Lindsey attends the party to talk to Wesley, Walter forces her to stay. Walter suggests to Wilimena that Lindsey are having an affair. Wilimena hints to Lindsey. Natalie, Walter and Lindsey become trapped in an elevator after Wesley and Walter fight. Natalie and Wilimena notice Lindsey reaching for Wesley's hand, injured in the fight. Wesley visits Lindsey that night. Wesley and Natalie realize that, although they love each other, their marriage would not be happy because they are only together for their parents, they announce their split at their engagement party. Wesley reveals he is quitting and traveling to see his old friends, he hires John as the new CEO of Deeds. Although angry, Walter accepts this. Wesley invites Lindsey and Ariel along. Lindsey again rejects him. Wesley boards his plane; as the plane is taking off, he sees Ariel sitting across the aisle. Wesley and Lindsey kiss.
Tyler Perry as Wesley Deeds Thandie Newton as Lindsey Wakefield Gabrielle Union as Natalie Eddie Cibrian as John Brian J. White as Walter Deeds Jordenn Thompson as Ariel Phylicia Rashad as Wilimena Deeds Beverly Johnson as Brenda Rebecca Romijn as Heidi Jamie Kennedy as Mark Freeze Andrew Masset as Mr. Brunson Victoria Loving as Mrs. Brunson Tom Thon as Milton Good Deeds was produced by Perry's 34th Street Films. Principal photography took place in Atlanta from April 25, 2011 to June 2011. Good Deeds was released through Liongate and Tyler Perry Studios"Good Deeds". on February 24, 2012. As November 2012, the film has received mixed reviews. Rotten Tomatoes reported that 32% of critics gave the film positive reviews out of 31 reviews, with an average rating of 5/10, its consensus states, "Tyler Perry's craftmanship as a director continues to improve, but his stories are still the same ol' hoary, pretentious melodramas." Metacritic reported. The film grossed ranking second on its opening weekend.
As of November 2012, the film has grossed a total gross of $35,025,791. The DVD was released on June 12, 2012. In November 2012, author Terri Donald sued Perry claiming Good Deeds was based off her book, Bad Apples Can Be Good Fruit, published in 2007. Donald is seeking for $225,000 in initial damages as well as an injunction requiring the company to add a credit for her book in the opening and closing credits, as well as an account of the film's revenue. Donald sent a copy of her book to Tyler under the pseudonym, TLO Red'ness, before the film went into production. In August 2013, U. S. District Court Judge William Pauley III dismissed the lawsuit stating that copyright law only protects expression and not ideas, there was little similarity in the content; as of October 2015, Terri Stickland continues her appeal to the court of public opinion by tweeting her loss while promoting her book, Bad Apples Can Be Good Fruit, by citing similarities between her and the leading actress of Good Deeds, however the similarities end when it comes to weight.
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Portable or Bodycode is a South African composer and singer. His style of music is loosely termed African electronica, he is not only famous for his outstanding live performances, but as a video artist and for his music videos, which he directs and shoots himself. He has been in motion his whole life, growing up in South Africa, coming of age in London, decamping to Lisbon for 5 years and Berlin and settling in Paris, France, his syncopated brand of electronic dance music has evolved with every step of the journey. Emerging out of the ruins of a post apartheid South Africa and rising from a slum in Cape Town, producer Alan Abrahams has made a name for himself in the electronic music by way of his Bodycode and Portable projects, he started his discovery of dance music listening to the backbeat of the first wave of Chicago house records, Inspired musically, yet frustrated geographically, he relocated to London in 1997. In London, Abrahams began recording as Portable, the experimental, atmospheric project that acts a living link between the indigenous sounds of his youth, those first records whose futuristic aesthetic broadened his horizons.
He released a string of 12 ″ releases. A succession of full-length albums followed – Cycling and Futuristic Experiments No. 005 on Background, Version on ~scape records, the Powers of Ten for Süd Electronic in 2007. A rich and expansive record, Powers of Ten further explored his African heritage through a new lexicon of sonic influences, acquired from his home base in Portugal. Upon moving to Lisbon, He conceived of Bodycode, a more dancefloor-centric project that complements Portable's headier textures with a more body-moving aesthetic; as Bodycode, Abrahams harnesses his desire to "unlock the psyche via the body," layering tech-funk with wisps of melody, heady effects, a liberal wash of otherworldly vocal samples. Somewhere between the beats for the body and melody for the soul, Abrahams believes, lies the Bodycode; the result was Bodycode's first full-length, The Conservation of Electric Charge, a whirlwind of percussive, multi-layered techno released on Spectral Sound in 2006. After a three-year absence, Abrahams resurrected the moniker for second Spectral full-length, 2009's Immune, an intricately textured album of vocal-laced house.
"I just felt it a good time for a warm, nurturing aesthetic," says Abrahams of Bodycode's shift in tone, "We need that right now.” 2010 saw him re-locate to Berlin. Surrender feat l_cio label: live at robert Johnson Release date: October 2014 Portable – A Process Label: Live at Robert Jonhson Release Date:September 2012 Portable – This Life Of Illusion Label: Perlon Release Date:16 September 2010 Bodycode – Immune Label: Spectral Sound Release Date:6 June 2009 Bodycode – What Did You Say Label: Spectral Sound Release Date:1 June 2009 Portable – The Emerald Life Label: Musik Krause Release Date:1 December 2008 Portable – Knowone Can Take Away Label: Perlon Release Date:8 July 2008 Bodycode – A Document Of An American Past Label: Yore Release Date:19 November 2007 Portable – Powers Of Ten Label: Süd Electronic Release Date: Release Date:1 November 2007 Portable – Don’t Give Up Label: Süd Electronic Release Date:1 March 2007 Portable – Speak Out Label: Süd Electronic Release Date:1 January 2007 Bodycode – The Conservation Of Electric Charge Label: Spectral Sound Release Date:11 July 2006 Portable – The San Label: ~scape Release Date:17 February 2006 Portable – It From Bit Label: Süd Electronic Release Date:1 October 2005 Portable – Version Label: ~scape Release Date:17 June 2005 Portable – Flicker EP Label: Background Release Date:1 July 2004 Portable – Distance Label: Karat Records Release Date:5 November 2003 Portable – One Second Ago Or Less EP Label: Background Release Date:14 April 2003 Portable – Gridshift Label: Süd Electronic Release Date:14 October 2002 Portable – Futuristic Experiments #005 Label: Background Release Date: 1 July 2002 Portable – Patterns And Signals Label: context Release Date: 1 June 2001 Portable – Cycling Label: Background Release Date: 17 November 2003 http://culturebox.francetvinfo.fr/festivals/sequences-electronic-live-sessions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRahuumvHB4https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkewvRC3DuEhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2XYCNX10Rg Uzuri Recordings Portable Resident Advisor Page Bodycode Myspace Page Discogs Portable Discogs Bodycode
The ruisseau à John is a tributary of the Malbaie River, flowing into the Lalemant unorganized territory, into the Le Fjord-du-Saguenay Regional County Municipality, in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean administrative region, in the province [of Quebec, in Canada. The course of the stream in John crosses the zec du Lac-Brébeuf; the "ruisseau à John" area is served by "chemin du Lac-Travers". It is served indirectly by chemin du Lac à la Catin which connects to the west with the "chemin du Lac-Travers" and the Desprez Lake Road; the middle section of the Catin River Valley is served by Périgny Road and "Chemin du Lac de la Souris", for forestry and recreational tourism purposes. The lower part is served by the Lac Brébeuf road; some secondary forest roads serve this valley. Forestry is the main economic activity of the sector; the surface of "ruisseau à John" is frozen from early December to late March, safe ice circulation is from mid-December to mid-March. The main hydrographic slopes near the "ruisseau à John" are: north side: Desprez Lake, Rivière à la Catin, Cami River, Brébeuf Lake, Saguenay River.
Ha! Lake, Fleurigny Lake. Ha!, Ha! Ha! River, Huard Lake, Huard River; the "ruisseau à John" has its source at the mouth of Lake Balis in a valley. The mouth of this lake is located at: 4.4 km southwest of the mouth of Desprez Lake. Ha!. From its source, the stream of John Creek descends to 8.1 km in forested and mountainous areas, with a difference in elevation of 94 m according to the following segments: 0.7 km southeasterly in a concealed valley to the outlet of Lac Fleurigny. The stream at John flows into a river bend on the north shore of the Malbaie River facing the northern limit of Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie National Park; this confluence is located at: 3.8 km southeast of the mouth of Desprez Lake. Ha!. Ha! River. From the confluence of the stream at John, the current drops the course of the Malbaie River on 77.7 km to the east and south-east, which flows on the northwest shore of the St. Lawrence River; the toponym "ruisseau à John" was made official on June 1971 by the Commission de toponymie du Québec.
Le Fjord-du-Saguenay Regional County Municipality Lalemant, an unorganized territory Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie National Park. Zec du Lac-Brébeuf Malbaie River List of rivers of Quebec
Stavros Sarafis is a retired Greek football player, who spent his entire career in PAOK, playing as a forward. He is one of the club's most famous players and the all-time top scorer, his nickname was Kaisaras. Sarafis was born in Epanomi, in the outskirts of Thessaloniki in 1950, he was discovered by then-president Giorgos Panelakis and joined PAOK in 1967, remained with the club for 14 years retiring in 1981. He was a prolific goalscorer, netting 136 goals in 358 league matches with PAOK, he scored 26 goals in the Greek Cup and 8 in UEFA competitions, for 170 goals in total. His partnership with the legendary Giorgos Koudas was one of the most prolific attacking duos in Greek football during the 1970s, winning one league championship and two cups. After retiring, he continued working for the club including assistant manager. Sarafis played 32 games for the Greek national side between 1977, scoring 7 goals. Greek Championship: 1976 Greek Cup: 1972, 1974