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2012-11-28 08:25:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masterworks Broadway will release the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical CHAPLIN. Produced by Grammy-winner David Lai, the album will be available via digital download on December 4, 2012 with the CD following on January 8, 2013. The Original Cast Recording of CHAPLIN will also be available for purchase in the Barrymore Theatre. CHAPLIN, a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by...

2011-05-04 04:00:00

NEW YORK, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerAsia Capital Partners, LLC ("AmerAsia") (http://www.amerasiagroup.com), a U.S.-Asia focused financial and strategic advisory firm, has released its report on the China Healthcare Industry. The report examines the key factors that are changing China's healthcare sector in fundamental and unprecedented ways. An in-depth analysis of Chinese healthcare firms from a capital markets perspective and selected profiles of U.S. listed Chinese healthcare...

2011-03-10 07:49:00

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HEAD OVER SPURS IN LOVE has been selected to screen at the Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival on March 26th. This delightful romantic comedy stars the next "it" boys of Hollywood, Daniel Bonjour, South African native heartthrob and Jesse Johnson, the handsome and talented son of Don Johnson and Patti D'Arbanville. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110310/LA62219) Daniel Bonjour began his acting career in Johannesburg...

2011-02-17 10:38:00

Commedia dell Media III Set for April 1 at National Press Club WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For Commedia dell Media: Valhalla Edition, Edward R Murrow takes a turn as a stand-up comedian; Ernie Pyle regales the audience with droll anecdotes about Normandy; Ida Tarbell satirizes the generosity of Standard Oil executives; Walter Winchell impersonates Walter Kronkite; Katherine Graham does Arthur Hays Sulzberger. (Logo:...

2010-07-07 12:49:00

Museum's Research Center also to be named in honor of man who led the FBI for nearly five decades WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the National Law Enforcement Museum opens in Washington, DC, in 2013, it will house one of the most extensive collections of objects related to the life and work of long-time FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, Museum officials announced Wednesday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090112/DC57979LOGO ) (Logo:...

2009-01-20 11:09:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Generate (www.generatela.com), the independent production studio and management company, today announced it has hired Chris Pollack and Will Lowery to join its growing management division and diversify its client base. "Chris and Will are great additions to our management division, which has expanded to eight managers and an office in New York in three years,"...

2008-10-04 12:00:14

By Chris Hicks Deseret News A wide variety of movies have made their way to DVD this week, led by a local company's reissue of 12 early Charlie Chaplin comedy shorts. -- "The Chaplin Mutual Comedies" (Hale, 1916-17, three discs, b/ w, $20). Modern audiences tend to associate "slapstick" with "low comedy" -- from the Three Stooges knocking each other around to Will Ferrell running around in his underwear. But watching the growth and development of Chaplin's talent in these shorts made...

2008-09-12 09:00:05

By Pete Yost Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Grand jury transcripts released Thursday from the biggest espionage case of the Cold War raise questions about whether Ethel Rosenberg was convicted and executed based on perjured prosecution testimony. The Rosenbergs were convicted of passing nuclear weapons secrets to the Soviet Union and were executed in 1953. Since then, decrypted Soviet cables have appeared to confirm that Julius Rosenberg was a spy, but doubts have remained about Ethel...

2008-08-05 15:00:32

IN CONNECTION with the forthcoming stage version, you reported the views of the elderly Budd Schulberg on his screenplay for On the Waterfront, about the stevedore who informs on his crooked dockland bosses (August 2). He insists that his work in no sense represents an explanation for his testimony before the House UnAmerican Activities Committee (HUAC ). At first this comes as no surprise in view of the curious early history of that film. Frank Sinatra, a native of Hoboken, where the film...

2008-08-04 12:00:53

By PHIL MILLER ARTS CORRESPONDENT BUDD Schulberg, the Hollywood screenwriter who wrote On the Waterfront, said yesterday that the accepted interpretation of his masterpiece is wrong. The 1954 movie, starring Marlon Brando as boxer and dock worker Terry Malloy, has long been considered to be a metaphor for the McCarthy era in US politics, and in particular the time when screenwriters and other Hollywood figures testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee. Schulberg, a...