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Brewster's Millions
BREWSTER\'S MILLIONS is a novel written by George Barr McCutcheon in 1902, originally under the pseudonym of Richard Greaves. It was adapted into a play in 1906, which opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre on Broadway , and the novel or play has been adapted into films twelve times, four of which were produced in India. CONTENTS * 1 Plot summary * 2 Film, TV or theatrical adaptations * 2.1 Stage adaptation * 2.2 Film versions * 2.3 TV adaptation * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links PLOT SUMMARYThe novel revolves around Montgomery Brewster, a young man who inherits one million dollars from his rich grandfather. Shortly after, a rich uncle who hated Brewster's grandfather (a long-held grudge stemming from the grandfather's disapproval of the marriage of Brewster's parents) also dies. The uncle will leave Brewster seven million dollars, but only under the condition that he keeps none of the grandfather's money
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Pound Sterling
3p , 4p , 6p , 25p , £5 , Sovereign (British coin) , £20 , £100 , £500 (Silver Kilo), £1,000 (Gold Kilo) DEMOGRAPHICS OFFICIAL USER(S) UNITED KINGDOM 9 British territories * British Antarctic Territory * Falkland Islands
Falkland Islands
(alongside Falkland Islands
Falkland Islands
pound ) * Gibraltar
Gibraltar
(alongside Gibraltar
Gibraltar
pound ) * Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha ( Tristan da Cunha
Tristan da Cunha
; alongside Saint Helena pound in Saint Helena
Saint Helena
and Ascension ) * South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
(alongside Falkland Islands pound ) * British Indian Ocean Territory (de jure, U.S
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H.M. Reddy
H. M. REDDY (born Hanumappa Muniappa Reddy; 12 June 1892 – 14 January 1960) was an Indian film producer, and director known for his works in Telugu cinema
Telugu cinema
. He directed the first south Indian talkie film Kalidas shot in Telugu and Tamil He then produced and directed the first full length Telugu sound film, Bhakta Prahlada in 1932. CONTENTS * 1 Early career * 2 Producer * 3 Director * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links EARLY CAREERReddy worked as assistant director to Ardeshir Irani , who produced first Indian talkie film Alam Ara
Alam Ara
. Subsequently Reddy produced the first south Indian talkie. Telugu people who got bored with non spoken movies have been freed by H.M.Reddy’S first Talkie film ‘Bhaktha Prahaladha’
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Paul Gangelin
PAUL GANGELIN (November 7, 1898 – September 25, 1961) was an American screenwriter . CONTENTS * 1 Selected filmography * 2 References * 3 Bibliography * 4 External links SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY * The Racketeer (1929) * The Office Scandal (1929) * The Black Mask (1935) * Street Song (1935) * Too Dangerous to Live (1939) * Tarzan\'s Secret Treasure (1941) * The Boogie Man Will Get You (1942) * A Sporting Chance (1945) * Bells of San Angelo (1947) * Under California Stars (1948)REFERENCES * ^ Martin p.191BIBLIOGRAPHY * Len D. Martin. The Republic Pictures Checklist: Features, Serials, Cartoons, Short Subjects and Training Films of Republic Pictures Corporation, 1935-1959
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Douglas Furber
DOUGLAS FURBER (13 May 1885 – 20 February 1961) was a British lyricist and playwright . Furber is best known for the lyrics to the 1937 song "The Lambeth Walk " and the libretto to the musical Me and My Girl
Me and My Girl
, composed by Noel Gay , from which it came. This show made broadcasting history when in 1939 it became the first full length musical to be broadcast on television . A 1986 revival went on to achieve great acclaim, and was nominated for Tony Awards for both Best Score and Best Book. Furber made his first entry into songwriting with the Australian born composer A. Emmett Adams. Following a visit to St. Mary\'s Church, Southampton , England in 1914, the two wrote "The Bells of St. Mary\'s ". The song was published in 1917. This became a major hit in the United States despite having been originally rejected by the publishers
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Lost Film
A LOST FILM is a feature or short film that is no longer known to exist in any studio archives, private collections, or public archives, such as the U.S. Library of Congress
Library of Congress
. Lon Chaney in London After Midnight (1927), one of the most sought-after lost films. The last known print was destroyed in the 1967 MGM vault fire , leaving only a set of production stills as a visual record. CONTENTS * 1 Conditions * 2 Stills * 3 Reasons for film loss * 4 Later lost films * 5 Lost film
Lost film
soundtracks * 6 List of lost films * 7 List of incomplete or partially lost films * 8 List of rediscovered films * 9 Stock footage * 10 In film * 11 See also * 12 References * 13 External links CONDITIONSDuring most of the 20th century, U.S
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Roscoe Arbuckle
ROSCOE CONKLING "FATTY" ARBUCKLE (March 24, 1887 – June 29, 1933) was an American silent film actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter. Starting at the Selig Polyscope Company he eventually moved to Keystone Studios
Keystone Studios
, where he worked with Mabel Normand and Harold Lloyd
Harold Lloyd
. He mentored Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
and discovered Buster Keaton and Bob Hope
Bob Hope
. Arbuckle was one of the most popular silent stars of the 1910s, and soon became one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood, signing a contract in 1920 with Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures
for US$1 million (equivalent to approximately $13,000,000 in 2016 dollars ). Between November 1921 and April 1922, Arbuckle was the defendant in three widely publicized trials for the rape and manslaughter of actress Virginia Rappe
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N.T.Rama Rao
NANDAMURI TARAKA RAMA RAO (28 May 1923 – 18 January 1996), popularly known as NTR, was an Indian actor, filmmaker, director, editor and politician who served as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh for seven years over three terms. He is a cultural icon of the Telugu states and is popularly called as "Anna". He received three National Film Awards for co-producing Thodu Dongalu (1954) and Seetharama Kalyanam (1960) under National Art Theater, Madras , and directing Varakatnam (1970), NTR has received the erstwhile Rashtrapati Awards for his performance(s) in the films Raju Peda (1954), and Lava Kusa (1963). He garnered the Nandi Award for Best Actor for Kodalu Diddina Kapuram in 1970, and the Inaugural Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu in 1972 for Badi Panthulu
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Telugu Language
Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
, Telangana
Telangana
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Jandhyala Subramanya Sastry
JANDHYALA (born Jandhyala Veera Venkata Durga Siva Subrahmanya Sastry) (14 January 1951 – 19 June 2001), popularly known as Haasya Brahma, was an Indian film screenwriter, director and actor known for his works in Telugu cinema
Telugu cinema
. Known for his contributions to the comedy film genre, He has garnered four state Nandi Awards and two Filmfare Awards South
Filmfare Awards South
. In 1983, he directed Ananda Bhairavi , premiered at International Film Festival of India . He has received Padma Shri
Padma Shri
for his contributions to Indian cinema. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Directorial style and success * 4 Awards * 5 Other awards * 6 Death * 7 Filmography * 8 References * 9 External links EARLY LIFEJandhyala, also known as Haasya Brahma Jandhyala, was born on 14 January 1951 at Narsapuram
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Nandamuri Balakrishna
NANDAMURI BALAKRISHNA is an Indian film actor and politician known for his works predominantly in the Telugu cinema
Telugu cinema
. He is the sixth son of Telugu film actor, and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh , N. T. Rama Rao
N. T. Rama Rao
. He entered the film industry as a child artist at the age of fourteen with the film Tatamma Kala . In a film career spanning forty years he has acted in hundred feature films in a variety of roles. He has played three different roles as a grandfather, father and grandson for the first time on celluloid screen. Known for his dancing skills, Balakrishna has received two state Nandi Awards , and the South Indian International Movie Award for best acting. Balakrishna was the guest of honor at the 43rd International Film Festival of India . Balakrishna is the Chairman of Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital and Research
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James Kelley
JAMES R. KELLEY is a judge of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court . He was a Democrat member of the Pennsylvania State Senate
Pennsylvania State Senate
from 1973 to 1988. He attended St. Vincent College and the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America
Catholic University of America
. He was a County Commissioner in Westmoreland County from 1968 to 1974. He was a Pennsylvania State Senator from 1974 to 1988. He was appointed to be a judge of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in 1990 and was elected to a full term in 1991. REFERENCES * ^ Cox, Harold (2004). " Pennsylvania Senate - 1973-1974" (PDF). Wilkes University Election Statistics Project . Wilkes University. * ^ * ^ A B C D E "Honorable James R. Kelley". Archived from the original on 2010-09-14. * ^ Cox, Harold. "Senate Members K"
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Jack Watling
JACK WATLING (13 January 1923 – 22 May 2001) was an English actor . CONTENTS * 1 Life and career * 2 Television * 3 Personal life * 4 Selected filmography * 5 References * 6 External links LIFE AND CAREERWatling trained at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
as a child and made his stage debut in Where the Rainbow Ends at the Holborn Empire in 1936. He made his first film appearances (all uncredited) in Sixty Glorious Years , Housemaster (both 1938) and Goodbye, Mr Chips (1939). In 1941, he played Bill Hopkins in Once a Crook in his West End debut. He starred as Flight Lieutenant
Flight Lieutenant
Teddy Graham in the original 1942 production of Terence Rattigan
Terence Rattigan
's Flare Path . Watling had a long career in low-key British films, originally in easy-going boyish roles
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Sidney J. Furie
SIDNEY J. FURIE (born February 28, 1933) is a Canadian film director. Furie is perhaps best known for directing American Soldiers , The IPCRESS File , The Entity , Superman IV: The Quest for Peace , Lady Sings the Blues , The Boys , Gable and Lombard , Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York and the Iron Eagle films. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and education * 2 Career * 3 Filmography * 4 Awards and nominations * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATIONFurie attended Vaughan Road Collegiate in Toronto
Toronto
in 1947
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United States Dollar
UNITED STATES East Timor
East Timor
Ecuador
Ecuador
El Salvador
El Salvador
Federated States of Micronesia
Federated States of Micronesia
Marshall Islands Palau
Palau
Panama
Panama
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
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