The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser is a 1974 West German drama film written and directed by Werner Herzog and starring Bruno Schleinstein and Walter Ladengast. The film follows the real story of foundling Kaspar Hauser, using the text of actual letters found with Hauser; the film follows Kaspar Hauser, who has lived the first seventeen years of his life chained in a tiny cellar with only a toy horse to occupy his time, devoid of all human contact except for a man, wearing a black overcoat and top hat, who fed him. One day, in 1828, the same man takes Hauser out of his cell, teaches him a few phrases, how to walk, before leaving him in the town of Nuremberg. Hauser becomes the subject of much curiosity, is exhibited in a circus before being rescued by Professor Georg Friedrich Daumer, who patiently attempts to transform him. Hauser soon learns to read and write, develops unorthodox approaches to logic and religion, he attracts the attention of academics and nobility. He is physically attacked by the same unknown man who brought him to Nuremberg.
The attack leaves him unconscious with a bleeding head. He is again mysteriously attacked. Hauser rests in bed describing visions he has had of nomadic Berbers in the Sahara Desert, dies. An autopsy reveals cerebellum; the casting and character names are based on the submission to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Herzog has been quoted as saying that the title for the film was inspired by a sentence in the novel Macunaíma by Brazilian writer Mário de Andrade; the film follows the real story of Kaspar Hauser quite using the text of actual letters found with Hauser, following many details in the opening sequence of Hauser's confinement and release. The characters of Professor Daumer and of Lord Stanhope are based on historical figures, Georg Friedrich Daumer and Philip Henry Stanhope, 4th Earl Stanhope, respectively. An English-language translation of the screenplay was published in 1980. Herzog discovered the lead actor, Bruno Schleinstein, in a documentary about street musicians Bruno der Schwarze, es blies ein Jäger wohl in sein Horn.
Fascinated, Herzog cast him as the lead for The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser despite the fact that he had no training as an actor. Further, the historical Hauser was 17 when the film implies this. Schleinstein was 41 years old at the time of filming, although his character is treated and described throughout as a youth. Schleinstein's own life bore some similarities to Kaspar Hauser's, his own unbalanced personality was expressed on set. In Herzog's commentary for the English language DVD release, he recalls that Schleinstein remained in costume for the entire duration of the production after shooting was done for the day. Herzog once visited him in his hotel room, to find him sleeping on the floor by the door, in his costume. Schleinstein was credited only as "Bruno S." in the film. Herzog subsequently wrote Schleinstein into the screenplay for Stroszek; the Production Designer for the film was Henning Von Gierke. The outdoor scenes were filmed in the town of Dinkelsbühl and on a nearby mountain called Hesselberg.
Croagh Patrick, Mayo, Ireland Dinkelsbühl, West Germany Western Sahara The music of several classical composers is featured in the film's soundtrack, including pieces by Johann Pachelbel, Orlande de Lassus, Tomaso Albinoni, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In 2005, critic Walter Chaw summed up the film as "a strange, brave performance housed in an anti-linear film stuffed with obscure images and silent passages of profound, frightening insight", adding "That the director identifies so with a foundling in 19th century Germany who appeared in the middle of a town square having spent his whole life chained to a floor in a basement dungeon speaks volumes to Herzog's feeling of detachment in intellectual and social environments." In 2007, the critic Roger Ebert wrote a retrospective review of the film, which he had included in his list of "Great Movies", saying "In Herzog the line between fact and fiction is a shifting one. He cares not for accuracy but for effect, for a transcendent ecstasy."Writing in 2001, Maria Racheva said "..
Herzog, the director, unlike François Truffaut in The Wild Child, is not interested in showing the painful process of adaptation to civilized surroundings. His difficulties in communication are not the result of any linguistic inadequacies; that is why Herzog seems to wish to persuade us that, despite being gratuitous, both the early isolation and the surprising death of his hero are somehow logical.... This summary of plot sounds like a fairy tale—and it is. Most of Herzog's films recall fables, and, one of the reasons for their success."On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds a 95% score based on 21 reviews, with an average rating of 8.3/10. The film was invited for the 1975 Cannes Film Festival, it won the Grand Prix Spécial du Jury, the second prize for films "in competition" at the festival. In addition, it won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury; the film won two
Andrew Ian MacKinlay is a former South African cricketer. MacKinlay was a right-handed batsman, he was born at Natal Province. MacKinlay made his debut in List A cricket for Natal Country Districts against Transvaal in the Nissan Shield during the 1991/92 season, his second and final appearance in List A cricket for Natal Country Districts came against Orange Free State in the following season's competition. MacKinlay represented the Essex Cricket Board in List A cricket, his first match for the Board came against Ireland in the 1999 NatWest Trophy. From 1999 to 2001, he played 4 matches for the Board, the last of which came against Suffolk in the 2001 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy. In his career total of 6 List A matches, he scored 83 runs at a batting average of 27.66, with a high score of 33*. With the ball he took 4 wickets at a bowling average of 61.25, with best figures of 1/31. Andrew MacKinlay at Cricinfo Andrew MacKinlay at CricketArchive
Smaltz Building known as the Smaltz-Goodwin Building, is a historic factory building located in the Callowhill neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1911, is a 10-story, 11 bay by five bay, reinforced concrete building, it housed the Smaltz-Goodwin women's shoe manufacturer until 1933 a variety of clothing manufacturers. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005, it is a contributing property to the Callowhill Industrial Historic District. Between 2012 and 2016 the Post Brothers development company rehabbed the Smaltz Building into the first LEED Gold certified residential high-rise in Philadelphia, opening the building as The Goldtex apartment community in January 2016
Peter Mokaya Tabichi is a Kenyan science teacher and Franciscan friar at Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School in Pwani, Nakuru County. He is the winner of the 2019 Global Teacher Prize. Tabichi was born in rural Kenya, he said he was inspired to become a teacher because of his family, "I admired the impact they had in the society, wanted to better their script". He started his teaching career in a private school. Tabichi is a Franciscan friar, he joined the Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School in 2016, where he teaches physics. The school is a semi-arid village in the Rift Valley Province, a region impacted by famine and drought. Tabichi donates 80% of his salary to supporting pupils in the Pwani Village; the school population is made up of seven different tribes, with around 95% of students living in poverty and one third live with only one parent. Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School only has one computer, intermittent access to the internet and a student-teacher ratio of 58:1. Tabichi launched the Talent Nurturing Club, which has improved attendance.
He established a peace club, uniting representatives who have been involved with violence. He engages with local communities. Tabichi and his students work on renewable energy and devices which can support people with disabilities. Under Tabichi's influence, his students have reached the finals of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair and won an award from the Royal Society of Chemistry. In only a couple of years, Tabichi has doubled the number of students attending university. In 2019 Tabichi was awarded the $1 million Global Teacher Prize; the award receives over 10,000 nominations. Tabichi travelled on an aeroplane for the first time to collect the prize in Dubai, he was presented the prize from Hugh Jackman, congratulated by Uhuru Kenyatta:"Peter – your story is the story of Africa, a young continent bursting with talent. Your students have shown that they can compete amongst the best in the world in science and all fields of human endeavour.”On winning the prize, Tabichi said.
And girls will be a huge part of this story," In April 2019, Tabichi was appointed as Champion for Children in Conflicts and Crisis. Appearances on C-SPAN
The Tred Avon River is a main tributary of the Choptank River in Talbot County on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The river is 17 miles long; the Tred Avon's headwaters are located 2.5 miles southeast of Easton, the county seat. The river flows 5 miles west past the city widens and flows southwest about 12 miles to the mouth just south of Oxford at Benoni Point; the mouth is marked by a 35-foot spider in the main channel. "Tred Avon" is a corruption of "Third Haven." It follows. The United States Geological Survey's Geographic Names Information System lists the following variant names for the Tred Avon River: Third Haven Creek Third Haven River Threadhaven Creek Trad Avon River Tread Haven Creek Treavon Creek Tred Aven River Tred Haven River Tredaven Creek Tredaven Creeke Tredavon Creeke Tredhaven Creek Trudhaven River With the colonial port of Oxford founded near its mouth between 1666 and 1668, the river served as a major shipping lane in the international tobacco trade until the end of the American Revolutionary War, when wheat became the Eastern Shore's main cash crop and Oxford's monopoly on colonial trade ended, leading to an economic downturn.
With the decline in trade came a post-Civil War rise in oyster harvesting, causing a renewed local economic boom lasting until the depletion of oyster beds in the Tred Avon and lower Choptank in the 1920s from overharvesting. Maryland governor Martin O'Malley sought to revive the river's oyster beds through citizen participation by initiating the "Marylanders Grow Oysters" project in September 2008, which encourages waterfront property owners to grow oysters from their piers using cages; the Oxford–Bellevue Ferry, believed to be the oldest operated ferry service in the United States, offers shuttle service across the river from April to November. Chesapeake Bay List of Maryland rivers NOAA nautical chart 12266 – Chesapeake Bay: Choptank River and Herring Bay Marylanders Grow Oysters
The Rocket City Trash Pandas are a Minor League Baseball team of the Southern League expected to begin play in Madison, Alabama, in 2020. The team will be the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, they will play their home games at Toyota Field, scheduled to open in 2020. In November 2017, BallCorps LLC purchased the Mobile BayBears from owners Michael Savit and HWS Group for the purpose of relocating the team to Madison, Alabama, in 2020. Upon relocation, the team will be called the Rocket City Trash Pandas; the name is a reference to both the area's association with the space industry and the determination and ingenuity of raccoons. The Trash Pandas will begin their inaugural season on the road playing against the Birmingham Barons on April 9, 2020, their Toyota Field home opener is scheduled for April 15 against the Mississippi Braves. In December 2019, the Rocket City Trash Pandas announced that they had sold over $2 million in merchandise in just over 13 months since announcing their branding.