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Boots Malone
Boots Malone
Boots Malone
is a 1952 drama film starring William Holden
William Holden
as a down-on-his-luck sports agent and Johnny Stewart as a rich runaway who wants to become a jockey.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 References 4 External linksPlot[edit] Down on his luck, jockey agent "Boots" Malone (William Holden) is at a diner with his friend "Stash" Clements (Stanley Clements) when teenage runaway Thomas Gibson Jr. (Johnny Stewart) tries to pay for his meal with a hundred dollar bill. When the cook asks him to come back in the morning for his change, Boots steps in (the diner is a portable trailer and will be somewhere else by that time). Interested in the money himself, Boots takes the boy under his wing. Tommy is eager to become a jockey, so he offers to pay Boots to train him
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IMDb
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew, personnel and fictional character biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings. An additional fan feature, message boards, was abandoned in February, 2017. The database is owned and operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon. As of December 2017[update], IMDb
IMDb
has approximately 4.7 million titles (including episodes) and 8.3 million personalities in its database,[2] as well as 83 million registered users. The movie and talent pages of IMDb
IMDb
are accessible to all internet users, but a registration process is necessary to contribute information to the site. Most data in the database is provided by volunteer contributors
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Jockey
A jockey is someone who rides horses in horse racing or steeplechase racing, primarily as a profession. The word also applies to camel riders in camel racing.Contents1 Etymology 2 Physical characteristics 3 Role 4 Racing colors 5 Awards 6 Risk factors 7 Women jockeys7.1 Australia and New Zealand 7.2 Great Britain and Ireland 7.3 United States and Canada8 Robot jockeys 9 See also 10 References 11 External linksEtymology[edit] The word is by origin a diminutive of "jock", the Northern English or Scots colloquial equivalent of the first name "John," which is also used generically for "boy, or fellow" (compare "Jack", "Dick"), at least since 1529. A familiar instance of the use of the word as a name is in " Jockey
Jockey
of Norfolk" in Shakespeare's Richard
Richard
III. v
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Billy Pearson
Bill A. Pearson (May 19, 1920 – November 28, 2002) was an American jockey in thoroughbred horse racing, a quiz-show winner, and an art dealer. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Pearson was successful jockey throughout the 1940s and 1950s, credited with over 800 victories, Pearson developed his interest in art after a serious riding accident, and went on to win over $170,000 on the television quiz shows The $64,000 Question and The $64,000 Challenge in 1956-57. The $64,000 Question had a series of contestants with what were considered to be unusual interests and a jockey who was also an art expert was of great public interest. He acquired celebrity status as a result. On November 15, 1958, Pearson appeared as a jockey in an episode of Perry Mason called "The Case of the Jilted Jockey", and had several small film parts in the next 20 years
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Anthony Caruso (actor)
Anthony Caruso (April 7, 1916 – April 4, 2003) was an American character actor in more than one hundred American films, usually playing villains, including the first season of Walt Disney's Zorro as Captain Juan Ortega.[1]Contents1 Life and career 2 Family, personal life, and death 3 References 4 External linksLife and career[edit]This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (January 2018) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)Born in Frankfort, Indiana, the son of Italian immigrants Francesco Bavarella "Frank" Caruso and Teresa Caruso; his father was a fruit vendor. When he was ten years old, Anthony and his family moved to Long Beach, California, where he grew up
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Turner Classic Movies
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(Canada) Channel 292 VMedia (Canada) 327 (HD)Streaming mediaWatch TCMSling TV Internet Protocol televisionPlayStation Vue Internet Protocol television Turner Classic Movies
Turner Classic Movies
(TCM) is an American movie-oriented basic cable and satellite television network owned by the Turner Broadcasting System subsidiary of Time Warner. Launched in 1994, TCM is headquartered at Turner's Techwood broadcasting campus in the Midtown business district of Atlanta, Georgia. Historically, the channel's programming consisted mainly of featured classic theatrically released feature films from the Turner Entertainment film library – which comprises films from Warner Bros. Pictures (covering films released before 1950) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (covering films released before May 1986)
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Harold Buchman
Harold Buchman was a 20th-Century American Communist attorney, "the most important communist member" of the Progressive Citizens for America (founded by former vice president Henry A. Wallace, president of the Roosevelt Democratic Party Club, and treasurer for the Screen Writers Guild.[1][2]Contents1 Career1.1 Hollywood blacklist 1.2 Progressive Party 1.3 Communist counsel 1.4 Black Panthers2 See also 3 ReferencesCareer[edit] Hollywood blacklist[edit] His name appeared in the earliest Hollywood blacklist: a list of Communist sympathizers along with Dalton Trumbo, Maurice Rapf, Lester Cole, Howard Koch, John Wexley, Ring Lardner Jr., Harold Salemson, Henry Meyers, Theodore Strauss, and John Howard Lawson.[3] On April 17, 1947, Buchman, actress Anne Revere, and writer Sam Moore pled the Fifth Amendment regarding questions about Communist affiliation.[4] Progressive Party[edit] In January 1948, Buchman announced the Wallace for President Committee
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Female (1933 Film)
Female is a 1933 Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
pre-Code film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Ruth Chatterton
Ruth Chatterton
and George Brent. It is based on the novel of the same name by Donald Henderson Clarke.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 Reception 5 See also 6 Notes 7 External linksPlot[edit] Alison Drake (Ruth Chatterton) is the wealthy owner and hard-driving, no-nonsense head of a large automobile company, inherited from her father. Her work has caused her to lose her youthful romanticism, and she has casual affairs with men, including her own employees. Alison hosts a party at her mansion, but becomes fed up with the men out to either sell her things or marry her for her money. She dresses down and goes to an amusement park, where she picks up a man at a shooting gallery. They have fun together, but he refuses her offer to go home with him. The next day, they meet again at her factory
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Sports Agent
A sports agent is a legal representative hence agent for professional sports figures like athletes and coaches and procures and negotiates employment and endorsement contracts for the athlete or coach whom they represent. Because of the unique characteristics of the sports industry, sports agents are responsible for communications with team owners, managers, and other individuals. Primarily, agents are used to broker and negotiate contracts for their clients. Also, they are responsible for making recommendations in regard to the athlete's options. In addition to finding income sources, agents often handle public relations matters for their clients
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Columbia Pictures
Columbia Pictures
Columbia Pictures
Industries, Inc. (commonly known as Columbia Pictures and Columbia, formerly CBC Film
Film
Sales Corporation, and stylized as COLUMBIA) is an American film studio, production company and film distributor that is a member of the Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Motion Picture Group,[1] a division of Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Entertainment, a subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate Sony.[2] What would eventually become Columbia Pictures, CBC Film
Film
Sales Corporation, was founded on June 19, 1918 by Harry Cohn, his brother Jack Cohn, and Joe Brandt.[3][4] It adopted the Columbia Pictures
Columbia Pictures
name in 1924, and went public two years later
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Elmer Bernstein
Elmer Bernstein
Elmer Bernstein
(April 4, 1922 – August 18, 2004) was an American composer and conductor who is best known for his many film scores. In a career which spanned fifty years, he composed music for hundreds of film and television productions. His most popular works include the scores to The Magnificent Seven, The Ten Commandments, The Great Escape, To Kill a Mockingbird, Ghostbusters, The Black Cauldron, Airplane!, The Rookies, Cape Fear, Animal House, and The Age of Innocence. Bernstein won an Oscar for his score to Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) and was nominated for fourteen Oscars in total
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The Sacred Flame (1931 Film)
The Sacred Flame (German: Die heilige Flamme) is a lost 1931 American drama film directed by William Dieterle
William Dieterle
and Berthold Viertel and starring Gustav Fröhlich, Dita Parlo and Hans Heinrich von Twardowski. It was made by Warner Brothers
Warner Brothers
as a German-language remake of the studio's 1929 film The Sacred Flame.[1][2]Contents1 Reception 2 Cast 3 References 4 External linksReception[edit] Rudolf Arnheim
Rudolf Arnheim
said "It is incomprehensible how such a film can be launched in a large cinema, rather than being chastely hidden away from the eyes of any kind of criticism."[3] Cast[edit]Gustav Fröhlich Dita Parlo Hans Heinrich von Twardowski Salka Viertel Charlotte Hagenbruch Vladimir Sokoloff Anton Pointner Hubert von MeyerinckReferences[edit]^ Waldman, Harry (2000). "Germany". Missing reels : lost films of American and European cinema
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The Last Flight (1931 Film)
The Last Flight (aka Single Lady and Spent Bullets) is a 1931 American Pre-Code
Pre-Code
ensemble cast film, starring Richard Barthelmess, David Manners, John Mack Brown and Helen Chandler.[1] Modern sources consider The Last Flight one of the few cinematic treatments of "The Lost Generation." The scarred young World War I veterans have opted out of society to drink indefinitely and almost continuously in Paris
Paris
with the vivacious and beautiful woman they have befriended.[2]Contents1 Plot 2 Cast (in credits order)2.1 Uncredited cast3 Production 4 Reception 5 Popular culture 6 References6.1 Notes 6.2 Citations 6.3 Bibliography7 External linksPlot[edit] After World War I, pilots Cary Lockwood (Richard Barthelmess), Shep Lambert (David Manners), Bill Talbot (John Mack Brown)and Francis (Elliott Nugent), who are suffering from shell shock, band together in Paris. Feeling they have no future, the men are constantly drunk
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Her Majesty, Love
Her Majesty, Love is a USA 1931 Pre-Code
Pre-Code
talking musical comedy drama film directed by William Dieterle
William Dieterle
for First National Pictures, starring Broadway stars Marilyn Miller
Marilyn Miller
and Ben Lyon.[1] It is a remake of the German film Her Majesty the Barmaid
Her Majesty the Barmaid
(1931).Contents1 Cast 2 Preservation status 3 References 4 External linksCast[edit] Marilyn Miller
Marilyn Miller
as Lia Toerrek Ben Lyon
Ben Lyon
as Fred von Wellingen W. C. Fields
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Man Wanted
Man Wanted
Man Wanted
is a pre-Code 1932 romance film starring Kay Francis
Kay Francis
as a married magazine editor who hires a handsome secretary, David Manners. The film features Una Merkel
Una Merkel
and Andy Devine
Andy Devine
in supporting roles.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 References 5 External linksPlot[edit] Lois Ames (Kay Francis) is the editor of 400 Magazine, whose wealthy husband, Fred (Kenneth Thomson), pays her little attention. His interests are polo and partying. When her personal secretary, (Charlotte Merriam), can no longer take the long hours of work and quits, Lois hires Tom Sherman (David Manners), a handsome man who happens to come by the office to demonstrate a rowing machine, as her new secretary. Tom soon makes himself indispensable to Lois, and their long hours spent together leads them to fall in love with each other
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Jewel Robbery
Jewel Robbery
Jewel Robbery
is a 1932 American Pre-Code
Pre-Code
comedy-mystery film, directed by William Dieterle
William Dieterle
and starring William Powell
William Powell
and Kay Francis. It is based on the 1931 Hungarian play Ekszerrablás a Váci-uccában by Ladislas Fodor and its subsequent English adaptation, Jewel Robbery
Jewel Robbery
by Bertram Bloch.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 Response 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksPlot[edit] In Vienna, Baroness Teri von Horhenfels (Kay Francis) relieves the boredom of her marriage to her rich but dull husband (Henry Kolker) with love affairs. One day, at an exclusive jewel shop to purchase a diamond ring, her tedium is lifted by a suave, charming thief (William Powell) and his gang. In turn, he is entranced by her beauty
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