Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures is an American film distributor owned by The Walt Disney Company. It handles theatrical distribution and promotion for films produced and released by the Walt Disney Studios, including Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, Fox 2000 Pictures and Blue Sky Studios, while Searchlight Pictures operates its own autonomous distribution unit for its films; the company was established in 1953 as Buena Vista Film Distribution Company, Inc. It took on its current name in 2007. Before 1953, Walt Disney's productions were distributed by Winkler Pictures, Powers Pictures, Universal Pictures, Columbia Pictures, United Artists and RKO Radio Pictures. A dispute over the distribution of Disney's first full-length movie, The Living Desert, in the True-Life Adventures series of live-action documentary featurettes in 1953 led to Walt and his older brother Roy O. Disney to form its wholly owned subsidiary, the Buena Vista Film Distribution Company, Inc. to handle North American distribution of their own products.
RKO refused to distribute the film. The name "Buena Vista" came from the street in Burbank, where the Disney Studios was located. Buena Vista's first release was the Academy Award–winning live-action feature The Living Desert on November 10, 1953, along with Toot, Whistle and Boom, Buena Vista's first animated release. Notable subsequent releases include the foreign film, Princess Yang Kwei-Fei, released in US theaters in September 1956, The Missouri Traveler in March 1958, The Big Fisherman in July 1959. By July 5, 1957, RKO Japan, Ltd. was sold to Disney Productions and British Commonwealth Film Corporation. In allocating the foreign film licenses to the company, Disney would use 5 and Commonwealth 8. In April 1960, the company dropped "Film" from its name. In 1961, Disney incorporated Buena Vista International, distributing its first PG rated film, Take Down, in January 1979; the low-budget movie was not produced by the Disney studios and was acquired from an independent studio, making The Black Hole the first PG-rated Disney film.
In July 1987, Buena Vista changed its name to Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc.. Late in the 1980s, Disney purchased a controlling stake in one of Pacific Theatres' chain leading to Disney's Buena Vista Theaters and Pacific to renovate the El Capitan Theatre and the Crest by 1989; the Crest was finished first while El Capitan opened with the premiere of The Rocketeer film on June 19, 1991. In 1992, Buena Vista made production loans totaling $5.6 million to Cinergi Pictures for its film Medicine Man and its 1994 films Renaissance Man and Color of Night and were distributing Cinergi's films. The corporation purchased a 12.8% share in Cinergi with its initial public offering in 1994. Soon, BVPD signed a 25 picture distribution deal with Cinergi; the Gaumont Film Company and Disney formed Gaumont Buena Vista International, a joint venture in French distribution, in 1993. In August 1996, Disney and Tokuma Shoten Publishing agreed that Disney would distribute internationally Studio Ghibli animated films.
In September 1996, following Disney's acquisition of Capital Cities/ABC, Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. was merged into ABC, Inc. the parent company of that group. For the November 1995 premiere of Toy Story, Disney rented the Hollywood Masonic Temple — adjacent to the El Capitan Theatre — for Totally Toy Story, a multimedia funhouse and a promotional event for the movie. In July 1998, Buena Vista Pictures Distribution purchased the Hollywood Masonic Temple building to continue using it as a promotional venue. By 1997, BVPD's share in Cinergi dropped to 5%. After nine films were delivered under the agreement, Cinergi sold Disney on November 22, 1997 all of its 12 film library except for Die Hard with a Vengeance plus $20 million in exchange for Disney's Cinergi share holdings, production advances of $35.4 million and other loans. In 2002, Disney signed a four animated film deal with Vanguard Animation, only one film was released under that negotiation. In 2004, BVI and Gaumont dissolved their French distribution joint venture, Gaumont Buena Vista International.
Buena Vista International agreed to a distribution deal with MegaStar Joint Venture Company Limited in April 2006 for the Vietnam market. In April 2007, Disney discontinued the usage of the Buena Vista brand in its distribution branding. In 2009, Disney entered a distribution agreement with a reorganized DreamWorks; the distribution deal ended in 2016, after DreamWorks and Disney decided to not renew their agreement in December 2015, with Universal Pictures replacing Disney as DreamWorks' distributor. By the end of the deal, Disney had distributed 14 of DreamWorks's original 30-picture agreement. Disney took complete ownership rights of those 14 DreamWorks films from Amblin Partners in exchange for loans made to that company; the Light Between Oceans, the final film in that distribution deal, was the last film released under the Touchstone banner before it was retired by Disney from theatrical distribution. In December 2017, The Walt Disney Company announced plans to purchase 21st Century Fox, which included 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight Pictures.
The 2014–15 EOJHL season is the 48th season of the Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League. The twenty two teams of the EOJHL will play between 40 and 44-game schedules. Come February, the top teams of the league will play down for the D. Arnold Carson Memorial Trophy, the EOJHL championship. Note: GP = Games played. Teams listed on the official league website. D. Arnold Carson Memorial Trophy Awarded to the EOJHL Playoff Champions: John Shorey Cup Awarded to Rideau/St. Lawrence Conference Playoff Champions: Dwaine Barkley Trophy Awarded to Metro/Valley Conference Playoff Champions: Gill Trophy Awarded to Rideau Division Playoff Champions: Alex English Trophy Awarded to St. Lawrence Division Playoff Champions: Ottawa Nepean Sportsplex Trophy Awarded to Metro Division Playoff Champions: Carl Foley Trophy Awarded to Valley Division Playoff Champions: Note: GP = Games played.
The 2011 OFC U-17 Championship, was the OFC Under 17 Qualifying Tournament, the biennial football championship of Oceania. It was the 14th edition of the tournament and was held in Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand from 8 to 19 January 2011. New Zealand qualified in Mexico. 10 teams, divided over two groups, competed for the top position, which gave rights for a spot in the final. The tournament is being played at North Shore City, New Zealand. North Harbour Stadium has a capacity of 25,000; the tournament was scheduled to be held at Trusts Stadium’s Douglas Field in Henderson but has been moved to Albany’s North Harbour Stadium, the venue of the OFC Women’s Nations Cup 2010 and several other recent OFC tournaments. 2 goals 1 goal own goals Lalotoa Vaeao Jerry Misimake Saimone Pahulu Official website
Mu Aurigae, Latinized as μ Aurigae, is the Bayer designation for an unconfirmed binary star in the northern constellation of Auriga. It is visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of +4.88. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 20.7218±0.4971 mas as seen from Earth, is located 157 light years from the Sun. This is an A-type main sequence star with a stellar classification of A4 Vm, it is 560 million years old with a projected rotational velocity of 80 km/s. It has double the mass of the Sun and is radiating 23 times the Sun's luminosity at an effective temperature of 7,500 K. A close companion has been reported using speckle interferometry, but this remains unconfirmed; the separation at discovery in 1986 was 0.07 mas and it was measured at 0.066 mas in 1999. It was catalogued by Hipparcos as a problem binary, indicating that the measurements of its position were not consistent with the motion of a single star, but no satisfactory orbit could be found to match the motion This star, along with λ Aur and ρ Aur, were Kazwini's Al Ḣibāʽ, the Tent.
According to the catalogue of stars in the Technical Memorandum 33-507 - A Reduced Star Catalog Containing 537 Named Stars, Al Ḣibāʽ were the title for three stars: λ Aur as Al Ḣibāʽ I, μ Aur as Al Ḣibāʽ II and σ Aur as Al Ḣibāʽ III. In Chinese, 天潢, meaning Celestial Pier, refers to an asterism consisting of μ Aurigae, 19 Aurigae, φ Aurigae, 14 Aurigae and σ Aurigae. Μ Aurigae itself is known as 天潢五 HR 1689 Image Mu Aurigae
Edna Henry Lee Turpin was an American author. She was born on July 1867, at Echo Hill, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, she was the daughter of Edward Henry Turpin and Petronella Lee Turpin, but her father died of tuberculosis four months before she was born. Two siblings, Mary Wilson Turpin and Edward Henry Turpin both died in infancy, she spent her childhood on the family farm with her mother and her older brother, Henderson Lee Turpin. She began writing at an early age and, during her fifteenth year, her first short story was accepted for publication, she graduated from Hollins College. Over her lifetime he was a member of societies, she was a Presbyterian. She never married but rather devoted her life to literary pursuits, she lived and worked for many years at Mountain Lake Biological Station writing and contributing to the scientific and artist community there. She died on June 8, 1952, was buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia. In addition to her own writing, she edited and selected a number of collections which included, amongst others, a collection of Grimm's Fairy Tales for primary reader grades in the English language and "The Gold-Bug and Other Selections from the Works of Edgar Allan Poe."
According to WorldCat, her book-length publications areAgriculture, Its Fundamental Principles. By Andrew M Soule... and Edna Henry Lee Turpin. Richmond, Atlanta: B. F. Johnson Publishing Company. 320 p. col. front. Illus. 3 col. pl. 19 cm. Copies at ViHi and ViU Abram's Freedom. By Edna Turpin. Boston, New York, Chicago: The Pilgrim Press. 32 p. plate. 19 cm. Ornamental borders. "Reprinted from the Atlantic monthly." "The Plimpton Press, Norwood Mass. U. S. A." Issued in hard and soft covers. Copies at Vi, ViHi, ViLRMWC, ViRU, ViRVCU, ViU. Cotton. New York, Cincinnati: American Book Company. Vi, 266 p. front. Illus. Plates. 19 cm. Copies at ViLRMWC and ViU The Deserted Village, The Traveler, Other Poems. By Oliver Goldsmith. Ed. by Edna Turpin. New York: C. E. Merrill Co.. 153 p. front. 17 cm. Merrill's English texts. Copy at ViU. Echo Hill. By Edna Turpin. Illustrated by George Richards. New York: The Macmillan Co. 1933. Ix, 230 p. incl. front. Illus. 20 cm. Copy at ViLRMWC Essays. By Ralph Waldo Emerson. Ed. by Edna Henry Lee Turpin.
New York: C. E. Merrill Co.. 336 p. front. 17 cm. Merrill's English texts. Copy at ViU. Fables Every Child Should Know. Richmond: B. F. Johnson Pub. Co.. 96 p. illus. 19 cm. Graded classics series. Copy at ViU; the Gold Bug. By Edgar Allan Poe. New York: Maynard, Merrill, & Co. 1898. 64 p. port. 17 cm. Maynard's English classic series, no. 204. Copy at ViU. Happy Acres, Anne Lewis and the Village Full of Cousins. Illustrated by Mary Lane McMillan. New York: The Macmillan Co. 1913. T.p. 1927. 363 p. leaf of plates, illus. Copy at ViBlVPI Happy Acres. New York: The Macmillan company, 1922. 3 p.l. 363 p. front. Illus. 20 cm. Copy at ViU Honey-Sweet. By Edna Turpin. New York: Macmillan, 1911. 316 p. front. 20 cm. Copy at Vi The Lee Readers. New York, Cincinnati: American Book Company, 1902. 5 v. col. fronts. Illus. 19 cm. Copy at ViU Lilly Jane's Wash-Pot. 1917. 2 p. l. 9-18 p. plate. Copies at ViHi and ViRU Littling of Gaywood. By Edna Turpin. Drawings by Fritz Eichenberg. New York: Random House. 5 p. l. 3-265 p. illus. 20 cm. Illustrated t.-p. and lining-papers.
Copies at ViLRMWC and ViRVCU. Littling of Gaywood. By Edna Turpin. Drawings by Fritz Eichenberg. Richmond: Dietz Press Inc. 1945. 5 p. l. 3-265 p. illus. 20 cm. Copies at ViHi and ViU Found. Story by Edna Turpin and Catherine T Bryce. New York: Nelson & Sons, 1939. 128 p. illus. 21 cm. Copy at Vi Lost Covers. Edna Turpin. Illustrated by Victor Perard. New York: Random House. 281, p. illus. 20 cm. Copies at Vi, ViHi and ViU The New South, Other Addresses. By Henry Woodfin Grady. With biography, critical opinions, explanatory notes, by Edna Henry Lee Turpin. New York: Haskell House, 1969. 136 p. 23 cm. Copy at Vi Newson Readers. By Catherine Turner Bryce, Rose Lees Hardy, Edna Henry Lee Turpin. New York and Chicago: Newson & Company, 1927. v. illus. 20 cm. Copy at ViU The Old Mine's Secret. By Edna Turpin. Frontispiece by George Wright. New York: Macmillan, 1921. 3 p. l. 288 p. col. front. 20 cm. Copy at Vi The Old Mine's Secret. Frontispiece by George Wright. New York: Macmillan Co. 1938. 288 p. 20 cm. Copies at ViLRMWC and ViU Peggy of Roundabout Lane.
By Edna Turpin. Illustrated by Alice Beard. New York: The Macmillan Co. 1917. 4 p. l. 310 p. front. Plates. 20 cm. Copy at Vi Reed's Primary Speller. By Alonzo Reed and Edna H. L. Turpin. New York and Chicago: Charles E. Merrill Co.. 128 p. col. front. Ill. 18 cm. Copy at ViU A Short History of the American People. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1911. Xviii p. 1 l. 478 p. illus. Maps. 20 cm. Copies at Vi and ViU A Short History of the American People. With an introduction by S. C. Mitchell. Atlanta, Richmond: B. F. Johnson Pub. Co.. Xviii, 418, lxxxi p. illus. Maps 20 cm. Copies at Vi and ViU Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in the Spectator / by Addison and Budgell. With notes by Edna H. L. Turpin. New York: Maynard Merrill & Co. c1906. 269 p. 2 port.. Special number. Copies at ViLRMWC and ViU; the Story of Virginia. Text by Edna Turpin. Illus. by Luther
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, located in Tubac, Arizona, USA, preserves the ruins of the Presidio San Ignacio de Tubac and various other buildings, thereby presenting a timeline of human settlement in this Southern Arizona town. The park contains a museum, a number of historic sites, an underground archeology exhibit displaying the excavated foundations of the Tubac Presidio, a picnic area. Various cultural events are held on-site throughout the year, including Anza Days, Los Tubaqueños living history presentations, archeological tours, nature walks; until the park was administered by Arizona State Parks and was the first park in the Arizona state park system. As a result of budget cutbacks, the Tubac Presidio was scheduled to be closed in 2010, but was rescued by local residents and the Tubac Historical Society, it is now staffed with dedicated volunteers. For more information about Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, visit their official website or join the discussion on Facebook! As the Spanish Empire attempted to expand into the frontiers of New Spain, Catholic missions were established throughout modern-day Mexico and the southwestern United States.
Of these many churches, one was established at nearby Tumacácori in 1691 and Tubac a small Pima Indian village, was set up as a mission farm and ranch. Spanish colonists started to colonize the area in the 1730s. A year the Pimas surrendered and the Presidio San Ignacio de Tubac was established to protect the town and the surrounding area from further rebellion. Tubac became the first European settlement. Threatened by the establishment of a Russian fort north of the San Francisco Bay area, the Spanish sent Juan Bautista de Anza to establish an overland route to and a presidio and mission in the San Francisco area; the expedition passed through Tubac in early 1774. In 1776, the Tubac garrison was moved north to Tucson, leaving Tubac undefended against Apache raids; as a result, the presidio was reactivated in 1787 with Pima\O'odham Indian troops and Spanish officers. Tubac became part of an independent Mexico in 1821 and part of the United States in 1854 as a result of the Gadsden Purchase. With the arrival of the Americans came Charles D. Poston, who established the Sonora Exploring and Mining Company in Tubac.
Poston performed marriages, granted divorces, officiated baptisms, printed his own money to pay his employees, established Arizona's first newspaper in 1859. The following year, Tubac became the largest town in the state; the prosperity was not to last, however, as the area's soldiers were called away to fight in the American Civil War. The town was again unprotected from the Apaches; the routing of the railroad through Tucson to the north and the discovery of silver around Tombstone to the east meant that Tubac would never regain its importance. The centerpiece of the exhibits at Tubac Presidio State Historic Park is the underground display of the presidio's foundations. Excavated in 1974 by archeologists from the University of Arizona, portions of the presidio's foundation and walls can be viewed by visitors. Visitors may enter the furnished 1885 schoolhouse, complete with desks, a potbelly stove. Other buildings on site include the 1914 Otero Hall, which houses exhibitions, a visitor center, the Rojas House, occupied by the same family for about one hundred years, a museum with displays from the various historic periods of settlement in Tubac, including American Indian, Spanish Colonial, Mexican Republic, Anglo Territorial.
Adjacent to the park grounds is St. Ann's Church, built on the ruins of the former Iglésia de Santa Gertrudis, the trailhead of the Tubac-to-Tumacácori portion of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail; every October, the park hosts Anza Days to commemorate the arrival of Juan Bautista de Anza at the Tubac Presidio. Costumed actors on horseback arrive from nearby Tumacácori and discuss de Anza's trip to San Francisco. Other presentations at the weekend event include actor portrayals of the time periods during which Tubac has been active as well as mariachi music and cowboy rope tricks. Arizonastateparks: official Tubac Presidio State Historic Park website Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail