She Done Him Wrong is a 1933 pre-Code American crime/comedy film starring Mae West and Cary Grant. The plot includes melodramatic and musical elements, with a supporting cast featuring Owen Moore, Gilbert Roland, Noah Beery Sr. Rochelle Hudson, Louise Beavers, it was directed by Lowell Sherman, produced by William LeBaron. The film is famous for West's many double entendres and quips, including her best-known, "Why don't you come up sometime and see me?" The film was adapted from the successful Broadway play Diamond Lil by Mae West. The Hays Code declared the play banned from the screen and demanded changes to remove associations with or elements from the play, including suggested titles with the word "diamond"; the adaption was allowed under the condition that the play not be referred to in publicity or advertising. Blonde Venus and Madame Butterfly, both predate She Done Him Wrong but West always claimed to have discovered Grant for her film, claiming that until Grant had only made "some tests with starlets".
The script was adapted by Harvey F. John Bright. Original music was composed by John Leipold and Stephan Pasternacki. Charles Lang was responsible for the cinematography; the story is set in New York City in the 1890s. A bawdy singer, Lady Lou, works in the Bowery barroom saloon of her boss and benefactor, Gus Jordan, who has given her many diamonds, but Lou is a lady with more men friends. What she does not know is that Gus trafficks in prostitution and runs a counterfeiting ring to help finance her expensive diamonds, he sends young women to San Francisco to be pickpockets. Gus works with two other crooked entertainer-assistants, Russian Rita and Rita's lover, the suave Sergei Stanieff. One of Gus's rivals and former "friend" of Lou's, named Dan Flynn, spends most of the movie dropping hints to Lou that Gus is up to no good, promising to look after her once Gus is in jail. Lou leads him on, hinting at times that she will return to him, but he loses patience and implies he'll see her jailed if she doesn't submit to him.
A city mission is located next door to the bar. Its young director, Captain Cummings, is in reality an undercover Federal agent working to infiltrate and expose the illegal activities in the bar. Gus suspects nothing. Lou's former boyfriend, Chick Clark, is a vicious criminal, convicted of robbery and sent to prison for trying to steal diamonds for her. In his absence, she becomes attracted to the handsome young psalm-singing reformer. Warned that Chick thinks she's betrayed him, she goes to the prison to try to reassure him. All the inmates greet her familiarly as she walks down the cellblock. Chick becomes angry and threatens to kill her if she double-crosses or two-times him before he gets out, she claims she has been true to him. Gus gives counterfeit money to Sergei to spend. Chick escapes from jail, police search for him in the bar, he comes into Lou's room and starts to strangle her, breaking off only because he still loves her and cannot harm her. Lou calms him down by promising. After Sergei gives Lou a diamond pin belonging to Rita, Rita starts a fight with Lou, who accidentally stabs her to death.
Lou calmly combs the dead woman's long hair to hide the fact Rita is dead while the police search the room for Chick Clark. She has her bodyguard Spider, she tells Spider to bring Chick, who's hiding in an alley, back to her room upstairs. While she sings "Frankie and Johnny", she silently signals to Dan Flynn that he should go to her room to wait for her though she knows Chick is in there with a gun. Chick shoots Dan dead and the gunfire draws a police raid. Cummings shows his badge and reveals himself as "The Hawk", a well-known Federal agent, as he arrests Gus and Sergei. Chick, still lurking in Lou's room, is about to kill Lou for double-crossing him, when Cummings apprehends him. Cummings takes Lou away in an open horse-drawn carriage instead of the paddywagon into which all the other criminals have been loaded, he tells her she doesn't belong in jail and removes all her other rings and slips a diamond engagement ring onto her left ring finger. The film was a box-office success, grossing $2,000,000 domestically with a budget of $200,000.
Variety's "Bige" gave She Done Him Wrong a negative review stating that Paramount was attempting to rush Mae West to stardom by giving her her own film and top billing, that the film was not good without known actors and an entertaining story. She Done Him Wrong was nominated for an Academy Award for Outstanding Production, now known as Best Picture. At 66 minutes, it is the shortest film to be so honored. In 1996, She Done Him Wrong was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally or aesthetically significant"; the film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists: 1998: AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies – Nominated 2000: AFI's 100 Years...100 Laughs – #75 2004: AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs: "Frankie and Johnny" – Nominated 2005: AFI's 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes: Lady Lou: "Why don't you come up sometime and see me?" – #26 2007: AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies – Nominated West's famous line to Cary Grant is "Why don't you come up some time and see me?" in She Done Him Wrong.
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Lansing Leroy Mitchell was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Born in Sun, Mitchell received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University in 1934 and a Bachelor of Laws from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 1937, he was in private practice in Ponchatoula, Louisiana from 1937 to 1938. He was a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1938 to 1941, he was an attorney with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission from 1941 to 1942. He was in the United States Army as a Lieutenant Colonel from 1942 to 1946, he was an Assistant United States Attorney of the Eastern District of Louisiana from 1946 to 1953. He was in private practice in New Orleans, Louisiana from 1953 to 1966. Mitchell was nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson on October 6, 1966, to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, to a new seat created by 80 Stat. 75.
He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 20, 1966, received his commission on November 3, 1966. He assumed senior status on November 3, 1981. Mitchell served in that capacity until his death on April 2001, in New Orleans. Lansing Leroy Mitchell at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center
Jewfish is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, United States. It is located in the upper Florida Keys on Key Largo off U. S. Route 1, it is just west of the census-designated place of North Key Largo. It has a hotel and marina. A post office called Jewfish was established in 1912, remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1921; the community took its name from a type of saltwater fish considered a delicacy. Jewfish is adjacent to Jewfish Creek, an inlet, spanned by Jewfish Creek Bridge. In 2002, Monroe County commissioners unanimously declined to rename the inlet. Jewfish is located at 25.184°N 80.388°W / 25.184. History of Key Largo
Carolyn Kepcher is an American businesswoman, one of the judges on the NBC television program The Apprentice. She was the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, for the Trump Golf Properties. Before her career with Trump ended in August 2006, she monitored the progress of the contestants on the program and assisted Donald Trump in determining who should be fired. During High School, Kepcher sold Avon Products door-to-door. While studying marketing on a volleyball scholarship at Mercy College, she took a job as a manager at a Manhattan restaurant. On graduation, in 1992, Kepcher secured a position as sales and marketing director of a golf club outside New York City, her primary responsibility was to prepare the property for bank auction, where it was sold to Donald Trump. Kepcher's ideas on how best to use the property impressed him, he hired her as director of sales and marketing in 1994. After four years in this capacity, she was named general manager, her effective management skills convinced Trump of her ability to lead and he named her the Chief Operating Officer of Trump National Golf Club Westchester in Briarcliff Manor, New York, subsequently the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, overseeing over 250 employees at each location.
In 2004, she wrote a business book, Carolyn 101: Business Lessons From the Apprentice's Straight Shooter based on her business experience. The book went to #2 on The New York Times Best Seller List. On August 31, 2006, Kepcher's employment at the Trump Organization ended. According to sources who spoke to the New York Post, Trump felt that Kepcher's newfound celebrity status had kept her too busy with speaking engagements and endorsements to focus on her responsibilities for the Trump Organization. Kepcher was replaced on The Apprentice by Ivanka Trump, beginning with Season 6. Kepcher became co-founder and CEO of Carolyn & Co. a company created for the purpose of "providing a broad array of services and assistance to career women."On November 28, 2006, Kepcher was hired by Microsoft to star in a new reality show, Ultimate Challenge, to find the next best small-business venture. She was to be one of three judges; the contest winner would get $100,000 in seed money, a storefront or other business space in Manhattan rent-free for a year, software to help get their business started.
The pilot show was never completed. In January 2007, Kepcher provided management skills to the nonprofit world through an affiliation with Graham-Pelton Consulting, Inc. a national leader in fundraising and nonprofit management. Since 2007, she has been a career advice columnist with the New York Daily News. In 2010, Kepcher was the recipient of the prestigious Toastmasters International Golden Gavel award for Excellence in Communications and Leadership. Kepcher was the winner of the Stevie Award for Women in Business in the category of "Women Helping Women". Kepcher is one of the few non-cast members of Saturday Night Live on NBC to recite the show's opening line "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!"Kepcher serves on the board of the Back Nine Network, served on the Advisory board to the 2009 U. S. Women's Open Golf Championship at Saucon Valley, she is vice president and general manager of the Aspetuck Valley Country Club. Kepcher has two children, lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Carolyn Kepcher on IMDb
Gershon Ben-Shakhar is an Israeli psychologist, a former President of the Open University of Israel. Ben-Shakhar earned a B. A. in Psychology and Statistics, an M. A. in Psychology, a Ph. D. in Psychology from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Northwestern University in Evanston, from 1975 to 1976. Ben-Shakhar taught in the Department of Psychology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem from 1981 on as a Professor and for a time as the Chair of the Department and the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences. In 2003 he became President of the Open University of Israel. In 2011 he was an EMET Prize Laureate. Along with John J. Furedy he wrote the book Theories and Applications in the Detection of Deception: A psychophysiological and international perspective
For others named Julius Adler, see the Julius Adler navigation pageJulius Adler Ph. D. is an American biochemist. He has been an Emeritus Professor of biochemistry and genetics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison since 1997. Adler was born in Edelfingen, Germany in 1930, he came to the United States in 1938 at the age of 8 and became a naturalized citizen in 1943. His family settled in Grand Forks, North Dakota where their relatives were among the first Europeans to arrive in 1880. Since he was child, Adler had been fascinated by how organisms respond to the environment. Adler attended Harvard University and received his A. B. in Biochemical Sciences in 1952. He studied with Henry A. Lardy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and earned an M. S. in Biochemistry in 1954 and a Ph. D. in Biochemistry in 1957. After graduating, Adler did postdoctoral fellowships with Arthur Kornberg in the Department of Microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine and A. Dale Kaiser in the Department of Biochemistry at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Adler returned to the University of Wisconsin–Madison to join the faculty of the Departments of Biochemistry and Genetics as an assistant professor in 1960. He was promoted to associate professor in 1963 and became professor in 1966, he became an emeritus professor in 1997. He became Edwin Bret Hart Professor in 1972 and was Steenbock Professor of Microbiological Sciences from 1982 to 1992, his work was inspired by a butterfly he saw in the woods when he was a child. This interest in butterflies expanded to include other organisms, it evolved into a curiosity about the behavior of organisms. He thought the behaviors of the monarch butterfly laying eggs on milkweeds and the caterpillars staying on the milkweed until maturity can be explained by volatile chemicals from the milkweed. To study how organisms sense and respond to the environment, Adler decided to study the behavior of bacteria and ultimately broaden out to the behavior of all organisms. In 1880, Wilhelm Pfeffer, a famous German botanist, had used motile bacteria to study attraction and repulsion by various plant and animal extracts and chemicals.
Adler built on this work. Using the system in Escherichia coli, Adler showed that bacteria sensed attractants and repellants with sensory proteins he termed chemoreceptors; these findings led to the discovery of the methylation of a protein in the envelope of E. coli, involved in chemotaxis. This protein is methyl-accepting chemotaxis protein and it acquires methyl groups from methionine. Adler identified the methylated residue of MCP. Adler discovered that E. coli contain several MCPs which play important roles in chemotaxis sensory transduction system. Strains of bacteria without this protein, or lacking the ability to methylate and demethylate them were unable to respond to stimuli. An increase in concentration of attractants led to an increase in methylation level of MCP. By the 1980s, it was determined that bacterial chemotaxis resulted from the regulation of flagellar rotation by chemoreceptors. Bacteria swam more smoothly due to a counterclockwise rotation of their flagella in the presence of increasing attractant.
In a decreasing attractant gradient, there is an increase in bacterial tumbling, produced by a clockwise flagellar rotation. Adler isolated bacterial envelopes and found that he could restore counterclockwise flagellar rotation by adding artificial electron donors and an energy source; this suggested that the driving force behind counterclockwise flagellar rotation was the proton electrochemical potential. Adler is doing research on sensory reception and decision making in Drosophila fruitflies. Flies are presented with attractant and/or repellent, mutants that are neither attracted nor repelled are isolated. Defects in the mutants will be studied in hope of revealing the mechanisms involved. Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Pasteur Award Medal of the Illinois Society for Microbiology Elected to the National Academy of Sciences Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology of the National Academy of Sciences Otto Warburg Medal of the Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Germany R. H. Wright Award in Olfactory Research of Simon Fraser University Hilldale Award, University of Wisconsin–Madison Abbott-American Society for Microbiology Lifetime Achievement Award William C.
Rose Award of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Elected to the American Philosophical Society Elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Elected fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology Elected fellow of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences and Letters His academic home page Many Face, Many Microbes: Personal Reflections in Microbiology JBC Centennial: Julius Adler's Contributions to Understanding Bacterial Chemotaxis. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. Vol 281, No. 41, Issue of October 13 p. e33