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Ruth Chatterton
Ruth Chatterton
Ruth Chatterton
(December 24, 1892 – November 24, 1961) was an American stage, film, and television actress. In the late 1930s, Chatterton retired from film acting, but continued her career on the stage. She later became a successful novelist and early aviator. Chatterton briefly returned to screen acting in the 1950s before her death of a cerebral hemorrhage in 1961.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Later years 4 Personal life4.1 Flying 4.2 Marriages5 Death 6 Honors 7 Filmography 8 See also 9 Bibliography 10 Footnotes 11 References 12 Additional Information 13 External linksEarly life[edit] Chatterton was born in New York City
New York City
on Christmas Eve 1892 to Walter, an architect, and Lillian (née Reed) Chatterton.[1] She was of English and French extraction. Her parents separated while she was still quite young. Chatterton attended Mrs
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New York City
Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Queens, Richmond (Staten Island)Historic colonies New Netherland Province of New YorkSettled 1624Consolidated 1898Named for James, Duke of YorkGovernment[2] • Type Mayor–Council • Body New York City
New York City
Council • Mayor Bill de Blasio
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Samuel Goldwyn
Samuel Goldwyn
Samuel Goldwyn
(born Szmuel Gelbfisz; Yiddish: שמואל געלבפֿיש‎; August 17, 1879 – January 31, 1974), also known as Samuel Goldfish, was a Polish American film producer of Jewish descent. He was most well known for being the founding contributor and executive of several motion picture studios in Hollywood.[1] His awards include the 1973 Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille
Cecil B. DeMille
Award,[2] the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
Irving G

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New York (state)
New York is a state in the northeastern United States. New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States. With an estimated 19.85 million residents in 2017,[4] it is the fourth most populous state. To differentiate from its city with the same name, it is sometimes called New York State. The state's most populous city, New York City
New York City
makes up over 40% of the state's population. Two-thirds of the state's population lives in the New York metropolitan area, and nearly 40% lives on Long Island.[9] The state and city were both named for the 17th-century Duke of York, the future King James II of England
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Opera
Opera
Opera
(Italian: [ˈɔːpera]; English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere [ˈɔːpere]) is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (libretto) and musical score, usually in a theatrical setting.[1] In traditional opera, singers do two types of singing: recitative, a speech-inflected style[2] and arias, a more melodic style, in which notes are sung in a sustained fashion. Opera
Opera
incorporates many of the elements of spoken theatre, such as acting, scenery, and costumes and sometimes includes dance
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Norma Shearer
Edith Norma Shearer
Norma Shearer
(August 11, 1902 – June 12, 1983)[2][3] was a Canadian-American actress and Hollywood star from 1925 through 1942.[4] Shearer often played spunky, sexually liberated ingenues.[5] She appeared in adaptations of Noël Coward, Eugene O'Neill, and William Shakespeare[6] and was the first person to be nominated five times for an Academy Award
Academy Award
for acting, winning Best Actress for her performance in the 1930 film The Divorcee.[7] Reviewing Shearer's work, Mick LaSalle called her "the exemplar of sophisticated 1930s womanhood..
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Brian Aherne
William Brian de Lacy Aherne (2 May 1902 – 10 February 1986) was an English actor of both stage and screen, who found success in Hollywood.[1][2]Contents1 Biography1.1 Early life 1.2 English stage career 1.3 English films 1.4 US career 1.5 Columbia 1.6 Postwar 1.7 Television 1.8 Final years 1.9 Radio career2 Personal life and death 3 Filmography 4 Award nominations 5 Footnotes 6 References 7 External linksBiography[edit] Early life[edit] He was born in King's Norton, Worcestershire, the second and younger son of the Birmingham
Birmingham
architect William de Lacy Aherne, who was of Irish descent, and his wife Louise (née Thomas)
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Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
Entertainment Inc. (formerly Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc.)[6] is an American entertainment company that is a division of Time Warner
Time Warner
and is headquartered in Burbank, California. It is one of the "Big Six" major American film studios. Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
is a member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).Contents1 History1.1 Founding 1.2 1925–1935: Sound, color, style 1.3 1930–1935: Pre-code realistic period 1.4 Code era 1.5 Warner's cartoons 1.6 World War II 1.7 After World War II: changing hands 1.8 Warner Bros. Television
Warner Bros

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William Powell
William Horatio Powell (July 29, 1892 – March 5, 1984)[1] was an American actor. A major star at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, he was paired with Myrna Loy
Myrna Loy
in 14 films, including the Thin Man series based on the Nick and Nora Charles
Nick and Nora Charles
characters created by Dashiell Hammett
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Amelia Earhart
Amelia Mary Earhart (/ˈɛərhɑːrt/, born July 24, 1897; disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author.[1][Note 1] Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.[3][Note 2] She received the United States Distinguished Flying Cross for this accomplishment.[5] She set many other records,[2] wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots.[6] In 1935, Earhart became a visiting faculty member at Purdue University as an advisor to aeronautical engineering and a career counselor to women students
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England
England
England
is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.[6][7][8] It shares land borders with Scotland
Scotland
to the north and Wales
Wales
to the west. The Irish Sea
Irish Sea
lies northwest of England
England
and the Celtic Sea
Celtic Sea
lies to the southwest. England
England
is separated from continental Europe
Europe
by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel
English Channel
to the south
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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Studios Inc. (abbreviated as MGM or M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs. One of the world's oldest film studios, MGM's headquarters are located at 245 North Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills, California.[3] Once the largest, most glamorous, and most revered film studio in Hollywood, MGM was founded in 1924 when the entertainment entrepreneur Marcus Loew
Marcus Loew
gained control of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures, and Louis B. Mayer
Louis B

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Poodle
(disputed - see history)Germany[1][2] France[3][4]Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)Classification and standardsAKC Standard: Non-sporting Miniature: Non-sporting Toy: Toy Standard, miniature, and toyANKC Group 7 (Non-sporting) Standard Miniature ToyCKC Standard: Group 9 – Sporting Miniature: Group 9 – Sporting Toy: Group 5 – Toys Standard miniature toyFCI Group 9 Section 2 Poodle #172 Standard, medium, miniature, toyKC (UK) Utility Standard Miniature ToyNZKC Non-sporting Standard Miniature ToyUKC Standard: Gun Dogs Miniature: Companion Dogs Toy: Companion Dogs Standard, miniature, and toyThe poodle is a group of formal dog breeds, the Standard Poodle, Miniature Poodle
Poodle
and Toy Poodle
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Television
Television
Television
(TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound. The term can refer to a television set, a television program ("TV show"), or the medium of television transmission. Television
Television
is a mass medium for advertising, entertainment and news. Television
Television
became available in crude experimental forms in the late 1920s, but it would still be several years before the new technology would be marketed to consumers. After World War II, an improved form of black-and-white TV broadcasting became popular in the United States and Britain, and television sets became commonplace in homes, businesses, and institutions
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CBS
CBS
CBS
(an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language
English language
commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation. The company is headquartered at the CBS Building
CBS Building
in New York City with major production facilities and operations in New York City (at the CBS
CBS
Broadcast Center) and Los Angeles (at CBS
CBS
Television City and the CBS
CBS
Studio Center). CBS
CBS
is sometimes referred to as the "Eye Network", in reference to the company's iconic logo, in use since 1951. It has also been called the "Tiffany Network", alluding to the perceived high quality of CBS programming during the tenure of William S
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Mary Astor
Mary Astor
Mary Astor
(born Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke; May 3, 1906 – September 25, 1987) was an American actress.[1][2] She is best remembered for her role as Brigid O'Shaughnessy in The Maltese Falcon (1941). Astor began her long motion picture career as a teenager in the silent movies of the early 1920s. She eventually changed to talkies. At first her voice was considered too masculine and she was off the screen for a year. She appeared in a play with friend Florence Eldridge, and the film offers came in, so she was able to resume her career in talking films. Four years later her career was nearly destroyed due to scandal. In 1936 Astor was later branded an adulterous wife by her ex-husband, in a custody fight over her daughter
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