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2014-05-01 16:28:21

CALABASAS, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles based auction house Profiles in History is proud to present the third and final auction from actress Debbie Reynolds on May 17 and 18, 2014. This two-day sale features over 800 lots from Debbie Reynolds' legendary Hollywood collection covering the dawn of film on through Hollywood's golden age and beyond. Featuring props and costumes from films and stars like The Ten Commandments, Vivien Leigh's hat worn in Gone with the...

2010-04-27 18:51:14

Two new compact oakleaf hydrangea cultivars ideal for small gardens have been released by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists. "Ruby Slippers" and "Munchkin" are the latest cultivars released by ARS geneticist Sandy Reed with the U.S. National Arboretum's Floral and Nursery Plants Research Unit's worksite in McMinnville, Tenn. The arboretum is operated by ARS, the principal intramural scientific research agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The new cultivars are the...

2009-09-25 14:22:00

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the course of this past year, Warner Bros. Entertainment has been celebrating the 70th Anniversary of an iconic American classic, The Wizard of Oz, with a slate of spectacular events spanning the globe. The celebration culminates this month in New York City with a series of festivities that commenced with last night's Emerald Gala. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/warnerbros/40215/ (Photo:...

2009-08-11 13:11:00

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- From Beverly Hills to Berlin; from Miami to Melbourne; from big screens to home screens, Warner Bros. Entertainment has for the past year been celebrating the 70th anniversary of an iconic American classic, The Wizard of Oz, with a slate of spectacular festivities spanning the globe. This September, the celebration culminates in New York City with a series of sparkling events. The festivities will commence on Thursday, September 24, with the...

2009-06-10 17:32:00

World-Famous Exhibition Gets a Hollywood Welcome to the West Coast with "Yellow Carpet" at FIDM Museum & Galleries in Downtown Los Angeles Event Guests Among the First in Los Angeles to view The Ruby Slipper Collection, The Inspirations of Oz Fine Art Exhibition and the My Pretty Collection from Tarina Tarantino Exhibition Features Sneak Peek of Renderings for The Wizard of Oz Collector's Editions Coming to Blu-ray and DVD on September 29 from Warner Home Video BURBANK, Calif., June...

2009-05-21 17:48:00

World-Famous Exhibition Open to the Public at FIDM Museum & Galleries in Downtown Los Angeles June 10-21 FIDM Students Square Off in Design Competition to Re-Interpret Dorothy's Ruby Slippers for Today's "Fashionistas" and to Create Jewelry and Fashion Collections in Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz Exhibition to Feature Sneak Peek of Renderings for The Wizard of Oz Collector's Editions Coming Soon on Blu-ray and DVD from Warner Home Video BURBANK, Calif., May 21...


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.'