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Youssef Chahine

Youssef Chahine was an Egyptian film director. He was active in the Egyptian film industry from 1950 until his death. A winner of the Cannes 50th Anniversary Award, Chahine was credited with launching the career of actor Omar Sharif. A well regarded director with critics, he was present at film festivals during the earlier decades of his work, Chahine gained his largest international audiences as one of the co-directors of 11'9"01 September 11. Fascinated by the performing arts from an early age, young Chahine began to create shows at home for his family. Chahine began his education at a Frères' school Collège Saint Marc. Growing up, he attended Alexandria's elite Victoria College. After graduating from Victoria college in 1944, he was determined to go abroad to fulfill his passions, his parents refused, tried to talk him out of him. They enrolled him in the college of Engineering at the University of Alexandria, but Chahine refused and said that he had to "blackmail them, jump out of the window."

He was able to get what he wanted, enrolled in the Pasadena Playhouse in California- where he studied theater and television, but not film. Out of the 200 students that attended, only thirteen took the final examination, only four passed- Chahine ranking first. After returning from Pasadena, Chahine didn't work in Egyptian film. Instead, he worked in 20th Century Fox's publicity department, where he worked with Gianni Vernuccio and Alvise Orfanelli. During this time, a producer turned to Chahine to finish a film after the director had left following a quarrel, but Chahine refused to complete someone else's work. On another occasion, Chahine was offered the position of Assistant Director, which he refused, stating that he was working on Hollywood theaters beforehand and an Assistant Director role was not for him. Chahine was born in Egypt to a Melkite Catholic family of Lebanese descent, his father was an attorney from Zahle and was a supporter of the Egyptian nationalist Wafd Party. His mother, Claire Bastorous was of Greek descent.

She worked as a tailor. Although Chahine was raised Catholic, he was not a believer in organized religion. If asked of his religion, he would state, "Egyptian". At home, the Chahines spoke five languages, common in cosmopolitan Alexandria at the time. Chahine had affectionate parents and had a strong relationship with both of them- though his mother and father had distinct personalities. At a young age, he knew. Chahine would stay under his bed and in his room for hours, picturing himself in the industry- whether in a projection theater, a cinema hall or a production company; when asked about his childhood and early interest in cinema, Chahine said:"At the age of Eight, I discovered that 9.5mm films and projectors were being sold in stores. I saved from allowances enough to buy the projector and became a regular for the Rabbani Bibi films. I used to gather the children of the neighborhood to show them these films; some of them would come up with excuses not to attend. So I had no choice but to form a gang to beat up those who were late coming to the show."

In the following years, two concepts raged Chahine and gagged his interest: indulging in sexual fantasies and cinema. A few years Chahine dealt with the death of his brother Alfred, only two years older than him. Chahine always remembered Alfred's eyes. Most his male actors had eyes. According to Chahine, his father was honest, which seeped into his values and was a trait he appreciated having. Along with honesty, Chahine's father ignited his love for books. Being a lawyer, Chanie's father could not keep up with the tuition bills, so he closed up his law office and took a job in the legal department in the Alexandria municipality so he could send Chahine to Victoria College. Another memory Chahine was fond of, was how his father took him to the desert, taught him how to look for landmarks and find his way back home. Scouting for film locations brought back these memories, their home was aristocratic though they were not rich. They had to be well mannered, mistakes had punishments Despite them being tight on money, they would still have guests over for dinner and lived without paying much attention to bank statements.

After returning to Egypt, he turned his attention to directing. Cinematographer Alvise Orfanelli helped Chahine into the film business. Chahine directed his first feature film in 1950, Baba Amin at the age of 23, two years before the revolution of 1952 that saw the overthrow of the monarchy and the rise of the charismatic leader Gamal Abdel Nasser. One year with Nile Boy he was first invited to the Cannes Film Festival. Sira’ fi-l-Wadi introduced Omar Sharif to the cinematic screen. In 1970 he was awarded a Golden Tanit at the Carthage Film Festival for al-Ikhtiyar. With The Sparrow, in which he showed his political opinions after the Six-Day War with Israel, he directed the first Egypt–Algeria co-production, he won the Silver Bear – Special Jury Priz at the 29th Berlin International Film Festival for Alexandria... Why?, the first instalment in what would prove to be an autobiographic quartet, completed with An Egyptian Story, Alexandria and Again, Alexandria... New York; the producer Humbert Balsan went to Cannes in 2004 with Alexandria...

New York, his ninth film with the Egyptian director since 1985's Adieu, Bonaparte. In one of his films The Sixth Day اليوم السادس, an

List of pipeline accidents in the United States in 2009

The following is a list of pipeline accidents in the United States in 2009. It is one of several lists of U. S. pipeline accidents. See list of natural gas and oil production accidents in the United States; this is not a complete list of all pipeline accidents. For natural gas alone, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, a United States Department of Transportation agency, has collected data on more than 3,200 accidents deemed serious or significant since 1987. A "significant incident" results in any of the following consequences: fatality or injury requiring in-patient hospitalization $50,000 or more in total costs, measured in 1984 dollars liquid releases of five or more barrels releases resulting in an unintentional fire or explosionPHMSA and the National Transportation Safety Board post incident data and results of investigations into accidents involving pipelines that carry a variety of products, including natural gas, diesel fuel, kerosene, jet fuel, carbon dioxide, other substances.

Pipelines are repurposed to carry different products. On January 4, 2009, a 6.625-inch storage well line operated by Columbia Gas Transmission Company in Elk View, Kanawha County, West Virginia, ruptured due to internal corrosion pitting, complicated by low impact toughness of the pipe material, causing $29,011 in damage. On January 15, an accidental massive gas release at Pump Station 1 of the trans-Alaskan pipeline by Alyeska Pipeline Service Company threatened the site at the time; the company that runs the pipeline acknowledges a fire or explosion, had the gas ignited, could have imperiled the station's 60-plus workers and caused "an extended shutdown" of oil fields. There was no explosion; the incident occurred as BP workers used a cleaning device called a pig to swab oil out of an old pipeline the company was preparing to decommission. The 34-inch pipe was among major Prudhoe trunk lines found in 2006 to be ravaged with corrosion, due to BP's admitted lack of proper maintenance. A large volume of gas bypassed the pig somehow, rushed to Pump Station 1, a key asset through which every drop of oil coming off the North Slope must pass.

On February 11, a gas pipeline exploded and burned near a natural gas treatment plant, near Carthage, Texas. There were no injuries. At 5 p.m. on February 18, a rupture of pipeline near the pump station and terminal located in Cygnet, owned by Philadelphia-based Sunoco, resulted in one of the largest oil spills in Wood County history. Upon learning of the release, the company shut down the pipeline, stopped operations at the pump station and terminal, notified the appropriate authorities, began an emergency response; as of 11:05 a.m. ET on February 19, the release had been stopped from the pipe; the damaged pipeline, operating at the time, released crude oil into a farm field. About 19,000 gallons of the 52,500 gallons released were recovered; some of the crude oil did contaminate a local creek. There were injuries. On February 19, leaking gas was detected near homes, in Somerset, Massachusetts. Evacuations followed, but one resident who did not respond to knocking on doors was killed, when the gas exploded.

Prior excavation damage to a gas main was the cause. On May 4, Kinder Morgan's Florida Gas Transmission pipeline burst near Palm City and Hobe City, Florida; the explosion ejected 106 feet of buried pipe weighing about 5,000 pounds out of the ground and onto the right-of-way between Interstate 95 and the Florida Turnpike. The rupture was near a high school, within the 366-foot potential impact radius. Two people were injured when their car ran off the road, a Sheriff's deputy walked through a dense cloud and inhaled natural gas; the escaping gas did not ignite. The pipe was manufactured in 1959; the leak caused $596,218 in property damage. FGT was cited for safety violations: failing to identify a high-consequence area, failing to test operators for alcohol and drugs, failing to have prompt emergency response. On May 5, a natural gas pipeline exploded and caught on fire, near Rockville, Indiana in Parke County, about 24 miles north of Terre Haute, Indiana; the cause of this failure was determined to be external corrosion.

Additional work performed as a result of this order provided significant indications of external corrosion in various sections of this line. Pictures have been released around the area showing the damage caused. 52 people were evacuated in a one-mile area of the explosion. No injuries reported. On May 21, an Enbridge pipeline pig sending trap in Superior, Wisconsin leaked from operator error, spilling about 6500 gallons of crude oil. 700 cubic yards of contaminated soil had to be removed. On July 15, an explosion occurred at Kinder Morgan's Midcontinent Express pipeline natural gas metering station, under construction, while it was being pressure tested with nitrogen, in Smith County, Mississippi. One worker was killed, two others injured. There was no fire; the workers were "literally right on top" of the explosion. One worker was injured; the explosion snapped and bent a pipeline connected to a massive separator unit, slung several yards. On August 10, operators of a Belle Fourche pipeline incorrectly operated the line, causing it to fail, near Edgerton, Wyoming.

About 30,000 gallons of crude oil were spill, with about 1,200 gallons being lost. On August 17, a pipeline was found leaking by an aerial patrol in Oklahoma. 50 barrels of diesel fuel were estimated to have been released as a result of this accident, non

Care Bears and Cousins

Care Bears and Cousins is an American/Canadian CGI adventure animated TV series that premiered on November 6, 2015, on Netflix. The series is a continuation of the previous series Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot, re-introduces four pf the Care Bear cousins - Brave Heart Lion, Bright Heart Raccoon, Lotsa Heart Elephant and Cozy Heart Penguin. Set in Care-a-Lot, a magical land in the clouds, Tenderheart Bear, Cheer Bear, Grumpy Bear, Share Bear, Harmony Bear, Funshine Bear and new playful, curious cub Wonderheart Bear all go on adventures that emphasize messages of caring and sharing. Human children from Earth visit Care-a-Lot and participate in new adventures and valuable lessons learned; the Care Bears' mischievous frenemy King Beastly attempts to make trouble for the bears. Braeden Fox as Brave Heart Lion Olivia Hack as Lotsa Heart Elephant Michael Sinterniklaas as Cozy Heart Penguin and Funshine Bear Ryan Wiesbrock as Bright Heart Raccoon Michaela Dean as Wonderheart Bear Doug Erholtz as Grumpy Bear David Lodge as Tenderheart Bear Patty Mattson as Cheer Bear Stephanie Sheh as Share Bear Nayo Wallace as Harmony Bear Care Bears and Cousins on IMDb

Kang Ha-neul

Kang Ha-neul is a South Korean actor. Kang began his career in musical theatre, notably in Thrill Me, Prince Puzzle, Black Mary Poppins, Assassins, he shifted to the screen, starring in the television dramas To the Beautiful You, The Heirs and Misaeng: Incomplete Life.2015 was a busy year for Kang as he appeared in three films. In 2016, Kang starred in the black and white biographical period film Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet, where he played the titular role of poet Yun Dong-ju, his role as Yun Dong-ju earned him Best Actor nominations at the 25th Buil Film Awards and 4th Wildflower Film Awards. He appeared in the romantic comedy film Like for Likes, playing a young songwriter who suffers a hearing disability; the same year, he co-starred in the historical drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, playing the role of 8th Prince Wang Wook. In 2017, Kang starred in the film New Trial, acting as a young man who spent a decade in prison after an abusive investigation for a crime he did not commit.

He starred alongside Park Seo-joon in the action comedy film Midnight Runners, playing a nerdy student of the Korean National Police University. The film was a success, becoming the 4th highest-grossing South Korean film in 2017. In the same year, he appeared in mystery thriller film Forgotten alongside Kim Mu-yeol. In September 2018, Kang co-starred with fellow actor Ji Chang-wook and kpop idol Kim Sung-kyu in military musical Shinheung Military Academy; the musical is regarded as one of the largest productions of the Republic of Korea Army, with cumulative audiences recorded totaling to 110,000 viewers. Kang's excellent performance as Paldo has earned him a nomination for Best Actor at the 7th Yegreen Musical Awards. In 2019, Kang made a comeback in the entertainment industry in the KBS2 TV series When the Camellia Blooms alongside actress Gong Hyo-jin; the drama achieved impressive ratings, was the highest-rated miniseries in 2019. When the Camellia Blooms will be followed by Kang's return to theater as a Love Clown in production Fantasy Tale in January 2020.

This will be his comeback performance after Harold and Maude in 2015. On December 10, 2019, TH Company, Kang's new agency confirmed that the actor is making his comeback to the silver screen with Rain and Your Story, a melodrama that tells about the love story between a man and a woman who have yearned for each other for a long time but could not meet due to certain circumstances. Kang will play the role of Young Ho, a man who lives his life aimlessly while exchanging letters with his lover. Filming will begin on the first half of 2020. Kang began his mandatory military service on September 11, 2017 at Nonsan Korean Army Training Center; the completion ceremony took place on October 24th wherein Kang was recognized for his exemplary performance during basic training. On February 22, 2019, Kang was appointed as honorary ambassador of the Military Manpower Administration; the ceremony took place at the Air Force Hall in Seoul. As an honorary ambassador, Kang will participate in events organized by the MMA until December 2019.

Kang completed military service on May 23, 2019. In November 6, 2019, SEM Company, his agency since 2010 announced that Kang would be under contract until TV series When the Camellia Blooms concluded. After which, he would join his former manager in the newly established entertainment agency, TH Company. Kang Ha-neul at HanCinema Kang Ha-neul at the Korean Movie Database Kang Ha-neul on IMDb

Adele Goodman Clark

Adele Goodman Clark was an American artist and suffragist. Clark was born in 1882 in Montgomery, Alabama to Robert Clark, a railroad worker from Belfast, Estelle Goodman Clark, a Jewish music teacher from New Orleans; the family lived in New Orleans and Pass Christian, Mississippi before moving to Richmond, Virginia in 1894. Clark attended the Virginia Randolph Ellett School, in 1906 went to the New York School of Art on a scholarship, studying under artists including Robert Henri and William Merritt Chase. Clark's activist career began in 1909, when she and 18 other women, including Nora Houston, Ellen Glasgow, Lila Meade Valentine, Kate Waller Barrett, Mary Johnston, founded the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia. In 1910, she was a delegate to the National American Woman Suffrage Association convention in Washington, D. C. Clark and Nora Houston would set up set up their easels at the corner of Fifth and Broad Streets in downtown Richmond to share their "Street corner sketches"--chalk drawings on rolls of paper that illustrated their oratory.

"Lots of people made speeches, but we were the only ones sketching, that drew crowds" Miss Clark once remembered. During their chalk talks and Houston spoke about women's suffrage and handed out leaflets to people who approached; when the Art Club of Richmond dissolved in 1917, Clark and Houston opened a studio together, two years founded the Virginia Academy of Fine Arts and Handicrafts. In the months before the 1920 elections, when there were threats and rumors of spurious challenges against black women voters and Houston invited black leaders to their studio to plan ways to confront the issue, they decided. Clark and Houston continued to be involved in the interracial movement after this election, they participated in art-related activism, campaigning for the resurrection of the Academy of Sciences and Fine Arts, which opened in 1930 as the Richmond Academy of Arts and became the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. When women were given the vote in 1920, the Equal Suffrage League became the Virginia League of Women Voters, Clark was its first chair before becoming president the next year.

She was its president from 1921 to 1925, again from 1929 to 1944. Clark was elected to the board of the National League of Women Voters in 1924 as a regional director, in 1925 she was elected Second Vice-President, a position she held until 1928. In 1928, Clark and Houston bought a house together on Chamberlayne Avenue in Richmond, which came to be known as "The Brattery." Clark held positions in a number of government and educational bodies, including secretary of Governor E. Lee Trinkle's Commission on the Simplification of State and Local Government and of Governor Harry F. Byrd's Liberal Arts College for Women Commission, dean of women at the College of William and Mary. During the New Deal, she was a field supervisor for the National Reemployment Service before becoming, in 1936, the director of the Virginia Arts Project in the Works Progress Administration, she was on the Virginia Arts Commission from 1941–64, having helped establish it in 1916. Clark, who put her campaign for women's suffrage into her artistic work, commented that her art and her activism were related, saying, "I've always tried to combine my interest in art with my interest in government."

She met fellow artist Nora Houston at the Art School of Richmond, where she had taken classes under Lillie Logan and where she taught after returning to Virginia. Houston became Clark's lesbian life partner until her death in 1942. Soon after Nora Houston died in 1942, Clark's cousin Willoughby Ions an artist, moved in with Clark at the Chamberlayne Avenue house she had shared with Houston. Clark, an Episcopalian, converted to Roman Catholicism, Houston's religion, on November 21, 1942. Clark chaired the Richmond Diocesan Council of Catholic Women's Legislative Committee from 1949-59, she continued to be outspoken on political issues, opposing the Equal Rights Amendment in the belief that it was unnecessary. Clark died in a retirement community in Richmond, Virginia on June 4, 1983, aged 100. Documenting the American South: Oral History Interview with Adele Clark, February 28, 1964. Audio and transcripts. Finding Aid to the Adele Clark Papers, Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries, Virginia

List of cartoons featuring Sylvester

This is a list of cartoons featuring the Warner Bros. cartoon character Sylvester. Life with Feathers 3/24/45 - First appearance of Sylvester Peck Up Your Troubles 10/20/45 Kitty Kornered 6/8/46 - First pairing of Sylvester and Porky. Only Sylvester cartoon to be directed by Clampett. Tweetie Pie 5/3/47 - First pairing of Sylvester and Tweety. Crowing Pains 7/12/47 - Only cartoon to co-star Sylvester and Foghorn Leghorn. Doggone Cats 10/25/47 Catch as Cats Can 12/6/47 Back Alley Oproar 3/27/48 - First cartoon to co-star Sylvester and Elmer. I Taw a Putty Tat 4/2/48 - starring Tweety. Hop and Listen 4/17/48 - First cartoon to co-star Sylvester and Hippety. Kit for Cat 11/6/48 - starring Elmer. Scaredy Cat 12/18/48 - starring Porky. Mouse Mazurka 6/11/49 Bad Ol' Putty Tat 7/23/49 - starring Tweety. Hippety Hopper 11/19/49 - starring Hippety. Home Tweet Home 1/14/50 - starring Tweety. 006 The Scarlet Pumpernickel 3/4/50 - starring Porky, Elmer and others. First pairing of Sylvester and Daffy All a Bir-r-r-rd 6/24/50 - starring Tweety.

Canary Row 10/7/50 - starring Tweety. Stooge for a Mouse 10/21/50 Pop'Im Pop! 10/28/50 - starring Hippety. First pairing of Sylvester and Sylvester Jr. Canned Feud 2/3/51 Putty Tat Trouble 2/24/51 - starring Tweety. Room and Bird 6/2/51 - starring Tweety. Tweety's S. O. S. 9/22/51 - starring Tweety. Tweet Tweet Tweety 12/15/51 - starring Tweety. Who's Kitten Who? 1/5/52 - starring Hippety, Sylvester Jr. Gift Wrapped 2/16/52 - starring Tweety. Little Red Rodent Hood 5/3/52 Ain't She Tweet 6/21/52 - starring Tweety. Hoppy Go Lucky 8/9/52 - starring Hippety. A Bird In A Guilty Cage 8/30/52 - starring Tweety. Tree for Two 10/4/52 - First appearance with and of Spike and Chester. Snow Business 1/17/53 - starring Tweety. A Mouse Divided 1/31/53 Fowl Weather 4/4/53 - starring Tweety. Tom Tom Tomcat 6/27/53 - starring Tweety. A Street Cat Named Sylvester 9/5/53 - starring Tweety. Catty Cornered 10/31/53 - starring Tweety. Cats a-Weigh 11/28/53 - starring Hippety, Sylvester Jr.. Dog Pounded 1/2/54 - starring Tweety.

Bell Hoppy 4/17/54 - starring Hippety. Dr. Jerkyl's Hide 5/8/54 - Final appearance with of Spike and Chester. Claws for Alarm 5/22/54 - Co Starring Porky. Muzzle Tough 6/26/54 - starring Tweety. Satan's Waitin' 8/7/54 - starring Tweety. By Word of Mouse 10/2/54 Lighthouse Mouse 3/12/55 - starring Hippety Hopper. Sandy Claws 4/2/55 - starring Tweety. Tweety's Circus 6/4/55 - starring Tweety. Jumpin' Jupiter 8/6/55 - Final pairing of Sylvester and Porky. A Kiddie's Kitty 8/20/55 Speedy Gonzales 9/17/55 - First pairing of Sylvester and Speedy Red Riding Hoodwinked 10/29/55 - starring Tweety. Heir-Conditioned 11/26/55 - starring Elmer. Pappy's Puppy 12/17/55 Too Hop To Handle 1/28/56 - starring Hippety, Sylvester Jr. Tweet and Sour 3/24/56 - starring Tweety. Tree Cornered Tweety 5/19/56 - starring Tweety; the Unexpected Pest 6/2/56 Tugboat Granny 6/23/56 - starring Tweety. The Slap-Hoppy Mouse 9/1/56 - starring Hippety, Sylvester Jr. Yankee Dood It 10/13/56 - Final pairing of Sylvester and Elmer. Tweet Zoo 1/12/57 - starring Tweety.

Tweety and the Beanstalk 5/16/57 - starring Tweety. Birds Anonymous 8/10/57 - starring Tweety. Greedy for Tweety 9/28/57 - starring Tweety. Mouse-Taken Identity 11/16/57 - starring Hippety, Sylvester Jr.. Gonzales' Tamales 11/30/57 - starring Speedy. A Pizza Tweety Pie 2/22/58 - starring Tweety. A Bird in a Bonnet 9/27/58 - starring Tweety. Trick or Tweet 3/21/59 - starring Tweety. Tweet and Lovely 7/18/59 - starring Tweety. Cat's Paw 8/15/59 - starring Sylvester Jr. Here Today, Gone Tamale 8/29/59 - starring Speedy. Tweet Dreams 12/5/59 - starring Tweety. West of the Pesos 1/23/60 - starring Speedy. Goldimouse and the Three Cats 3/15/60 - starring Sylvester Jr. Hyde and Go Tweet 5/14/60 - starring Tweety. Mouse and Garden 7/16/60 Trip For Tat 10/29/60 - starring Tweety. Cannery Woe 1/7/61 - starring Speedy. Hoppy Daze 2/11/61 - starring Hippety. Birds of a Father 4/1/61 - starring Sylvester Jr. D' Fightin' Ones 4/22/61 Rebel Without Claws 7/15/61 - starring Tweety; the Pied Piper of Guadalupe 8/19/61 - starring Speedy.

Pre-hysterical Cat 12/2/61 - starring Tweety. 002. 41 The Last Hungry Cat 12/3/61 - starring Tweety. Fish and Slips 3/10/62 - starring Sylvester Jr. Mexican Boarders 5/12/62 - starring Speedy; the Jet Cage 9/22/62 - starring Tweety. Mexican Cat Dance 4/20/63 - starring Sylvester and Speedy. Chili Weather 8/17/63 - starring Sylvester and Speedy. Claws in the Lease 11/9/63 - starring Sylvester Jr. A Message to Gra