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2014-05-20 16:23:24

SMC Presents Star-Studded Stunts Devoted to Top-Tier Talent Such as Samuel L. Jackson, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey, and Jack Nicholson, Among Others CULVER CITY, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Movie Channel continues its "Sundays in HD" block with critically acclaimed films every week at 7 p.m. ET. This month's Oscar® lineup includes Best Cinematography nominees THE BLUE LAGOON (June 1), starring Brooke Shields, and HOPE AND GLORY (June 8); James Stewart in THE...

2014-01-09 12:24:31

New Campaign to Raise Awareness in the Fight Against Childhood Cancers LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Baldrick's Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) will unveil a new print and broadcast public service announcement featuring actor Samuel L. Jackson. The PSA, entitled "In Play," is designed to increase awareness about childhood cancers and the critical importance for infants and children, and in particular teens and young adults with...

2010-08-26 07:10:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award® winning director, writer, producer and actor Quentin Tarantino will sit in the hot-seat for the 2010 Friars Club Roast, to be held on Friday, October 1st, at The New York Hilton. As well as Samuel L. Jackson acting as "Roastmaster," fellow "roasters" and guests on the dais will include Kathy Griffin, Pam Grier, Neve Campbell, Michael Madsen, Eli Roth, Patricia Arquette, Rob Schneider, Uma Thurman, Harvey Weinstein, Sarah...

2009-09-08 12:39:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV will present a special encore presentation of the critically-acclaimed, funktastic anime series "Afro Samurai: Resurrection," in honor of its Primetime Emmy(R)-nomination for Outstanding Animated Program (for programming one hour or more) this Friday, September 11 (1:00 - 3:00 AM, ET/PT). This is Spike's first-ever Primetime Emmy(R)-Nomination from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The winner of this animation category will be...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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