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2014-09-03 12:25:29

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alma Jodorowsky is a typically Parisian paradox. A charming and unexpected blend of traits that wouldn't go hand in hand so naturally anywhere else. Reserved at first glance, doubtless from a desire to remain discreet, but also so as not to impose herself, an expression of gentleness. And then a laugh - generous, warm, light-hearted, deeply sincere. A way of keeping her distance, but not without generosity and openness towards others, quite the...

2014-09-02 08:27:07

Steamy Memoir Reveals His Long-Time Affair with Paulette Frankl SANTA FE, N.M., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- September 22nd is the 7th anniversary of the death of the world's greatest mime. Marcel Marceau - with his alter-ego Bip - demonstrated the power of silence, enchanting audiences without ever uttering a word. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140719 Marceau took mime out of the streets and into the largest theaters on earth. His lasting legacy was the revelation...

2011-04-19 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20: HAROLD LLOYD Profile America -- Wednesday, April 20th. The birthday of a comic genius of early motion pictures -- Harold Lloyd -- is noted today. A contemporary of Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin, he made more movies than both of them combined, but is little known today....

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...

2009-05-28 01:10:23

The belongings of the late mime Marcel Marceau brought about $700,000 at auction in Paris, with the proceeds to pay debts he left behind, officials said. Hundreds of the famed silent entertainer were sold to the highest bidders during the two-day sale at the Drouot auction house, including his trademark white sailor suit, a red flower he once wore and a silk opera hat, the BBC reported. Some were purchased by admirers who intend want to see them preserved in a museum. Art expert Morgane...

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...

2008-09-26 21:00:21

By Paul Jeeves York Theatre Royal has been chosen to feature in the London museum's archives as its annual pantos are seen as a prime example of how the genre can be updated for today's audiences.The annual productions in York draw in audiences from across the country and are peppered with modern cultural references while at the same time following the traditional plots of each pantomime.This year's production of Dick Turpin will be filmed for inclusion in the museum's theatre collection,...

2008-08-26 15:00:44

PARIS -Celebration Barn Theater will present Amanda Huotari in "The Soiree," an unconventional dramatic comedy, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. "The Soiree" features Elizabeth, a charming and witty hostess who is pretentious yet contagiously optimistic. A "bon vivant," she never lets a glass get empty. However, the night is full of surprises and by pouring herself just a splash at a time, Elizabeth spills it all. "The Soiree" was written by Huotari and is directed by Avner Eisenberg. Huotari...

2008-08-08 15:00:38

PARIS - World-class clowns Avner the Eccentric and Julie Goell will present an evening of family entertainment Saturday, Aug. 9, at Celebration Barn Theater. "Avner and Julie have been teaching their eccentric performing workshop at the Barn for 15 years and they have each performed here as solo artists. This year, we're presenting them together, which promises to make this a very special evening," said Celebration Barn Director Amanda Huotari. Avner is probably best known for his...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.