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2009-08-05 09:40:50

A big-screen version of the classic Dodge City-set radio and television series Gunsmoke is in development, The Hollywood Reporter said. National Treasure: Book of Secrets screenwriter Gregory Poirier reportedly is close to finishing his first draft for the action-adventure western, which will once again focus on 19th century hero Marshal Matt Dillon. The entertainment industry trade newspaper said CBS Films's re-imagining of the original series will still be set in the Old West, but will also...

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2008-12-31 10:59:36

U.S. film star Matt Dillon has been arrested and charged with speeding in Vermont for allegedly driving 106 mph. on Interstate-91. WPTZ-TV, Plattsburgh, N.Y., reported that Dillon was arrested Tuesday night by Vermont state police who say the Hollywood actor was driving a rented 2009 Chevrolet Impala 41 m.p.h. over the posted speed limit in the town of Newbury. Police told the TV station they photographed, fingerprinted and released Dillon with a citation to appear in Orange County Court on...

2008-12-18 12:47:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, January 12th, 2009 Matt Dillon and Sarah Jessica Parker will join Refugees International to host a one-night only performance of the critically acclaimed George Packer play, Betrayed, at the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater. The play follows the stories of three young Iraqi translators as they risk their lives for Americans in Iraq. The production, and the article in The New Yorker it was based on, drew national attention to the Iraqi...

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2008-12-17 16:38:49

Matt Dillon, Sarah Jessica Parker and Refugees International are to be the hosts of a one-night-only performance of George Packer's Betrayed in Washington. The play about three young Iraqi translators who risk their lives for Americans in Iraq is to be performed at the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater Jan. 12. The production, and the article in The New Yorker it was based on, drew national attention to the Iraqi refugee crisis, Refugees International said in a news release. 'Betrayed'...

2008-08-29 03:00:36

A lovelorn man attempts to track down his high-school sweetheart - but is distraught to find he has rivals for her affections. Sidesplitting bad-taste comedy, starring Cameron Diaz, Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon, Lee Evans, Lin Shaye and Jonathan Richman. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2006-07-09 10:56:39

By Kirk Honeycutt LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - If you are going to go up against George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart ("The Man Who Came to Dinner") and Jean Renoir ("Boudu Saved From Drowning") to tell the old chestnut about an impossible house guest who will not leave, then you'd better have the comedic and dramatic goods. The team behind "You, Me and Dupree" -- directors Anthony and Joe Russo and writer Michael Le Sieur -- do not. The comedy is obvious and flat while the drama is...

2006-02-27 15:21:31

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Dennis Weaver, best known for playing the loyal, limping deputy to Marshal Matt Dillon on "Gunsmoke" and as the urban lawman with a cowboy hat on "McCloud," has died at age 81, his publicist said on Monday. Weaver, a onetime president of the Screen Actors Guild who earned an Emmy Award in 1959 for playing the lame sidekick Chester Goode on "Gunsmoke," died on February 24 at his home in Ridgway, Colorado, due to complications from cancer,...

2006-02-27 15:12:50

In 6th paragraph please read "Marshal Matt Dillon" instead of "sheriff Matt Dillon' By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Dennis Weaver, best known for playing the loyal, limping deputy to Marshal Matt Dillon on "Gunsmoke" and as the urban lawman with a cowboy hat on "McCloud," has died at age 81, his publicist said on Monday. Weaver, a onetime president of the Screen Actors Guild who earned an Emmy Award in 1959 for playing the lame sidekick Chester Goode on "Gunsmoke,"...

2006-02-27 14:41:05

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Dennis Weaver, best known for playing the loyal, limping deputy to Marshal Matt Dillon on "Gunsmoke" and as the urban lawman with a cowboy hat on "McCloud," has died at age 81, his publicist said on Monday. Weaver, a onetime president of the Screen Actors Guild who earned an Emmy Award in 1959 for playing the lame sidekick Chester Goode on "Gunsmoke," died on February 24 at his home in Ridgway, Colorado, due to complications from cancer,...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.