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2013-08-30 23:26:49

Sharon Darrow is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Sharon Darrow, Author and Owner of Kidstravelcard.com and founding President of NAPW’s First Local Chapter, has been awarded the highest level of membership to the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) as a VIP Woman of the Year, recognizing her for outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. When the...

2009-06-07 15:17:23

U.S. actor Tony Darrow, known for playing mobsters, attempted to extort money from a man several years ago, federal prosecutors allege. The New York Daily News reported Saturday the actor, who was born Anthony Borgese but uses Darrow as his stage name, has pleaded innocent to charges he attempted to extort cash from an unidentified man who owed an undisclosed amount of money to a loan shark. Darrow was arrested at New York's LaGuardia Airport Thursday in relation to the alleged 2004 incident,...

2005-12-09 08:20:00

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK -- A new version of "King Kong," the greatest "Beauty and the Beast" movie ever made, is about to frighten and inspire audiences -- this time with modern special effects, a more realistic gorilla and more loving glances between ape and girl than ever before. "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson shifts his attention from the tiny Oscar-winning hobbits of Middle Earth, to a $200 million remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape and his love for a blond who...

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2005-03-22 15:35:00

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Peter Jackson was one of those monkeying around during a party for the film crew remaking the classic movie "King Kong." The remake of the 1933 classic by New Zealander Jackson, who directed the fantasy trilogy "Lord of the Rings," was likely to go into post-production within a couple of weeks, publicist Melissa Booth said Monday. The weekend crew party on a back lot set built to replicate 1930s New York "was essentially our wrap party," she told The...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'