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    Shaw’s play "Pygmalion" and the movie "Born Yesterday" both explore many of the same issues and characteristics. They are similar because they both portray that what other people think should not matter as much as what you think of yourself but‚ what show yourself to be is how people will think and view of you. This is shown by similarities between the characters Billie and Eliza and the combined attitudes of Harry and Paul to Henry Higgins. They also both share the plot of taking someone who

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    Frankenstein Essay Throughout the book‚ the monster of Frankenstein is very persuasive in order to get what he wants. His persuasiveness allows the readers to sympathize with him and feel sorry for how Victor Frankenstein treated him. The book portrays the monster as articulate and understanding of knowledge‚ while many film versions portray the monster as inarticulate and mute. The monster’s persuasiveness in the book makes it easier for the reader to feel sorry for him and many of the film versions

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    LAW MOVIE REVIEW/research project At the end of these instructions is a list of just a few of the hundreds of law-related movies that are available on the market.  You are free to use any law-related movie you like (with TWO EXCEPTIONS - Double Jeopardy is NOT acceptable‚ because Hollywood got the legal issue completely wrong; and A Few Good Men is limited to military law‚ so not really helpful for the general population). (up to 50 points) PRINT YOUR NAME: _________________________ NAME OF MOVIE:

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    Perry Miles Professor Parker English 1010 Composition 1 24 June 2009 Paper I: Marlee Matlin - Deaf Actress‚ Cultural Icon Marlee Beth Matlin was born on August 24‚ 1965 in Morton Grove‚ Illinois to Libby and Donald Matlin. She is the youngest and the only female of three children. She is an Academy Award winning actress and a world renowned spokesperson for various organizations. Marlee lives in the greater Los Angeles area with her husband‚ law enforcement officer Kevin Grandalski‚ and

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    Cher who was born Cherilyn Sarkisian is an American singer and actress. She began her singing career with her husband Sonny Bono. They were a popular singing duo in the 60s. She has been performing on her own and has gained lots of recognition for her singing as well as for her acting. She has been nicknamed as the Goddess of Pop. When she began her solo career Cher came out with lots of popular hits such as “Bang‚ Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)”‚ “Gypsies‚ Tramps & Thieves”‚ “Half-Breed”‚ and “Dark

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    Marlee matlin biography Marlee Matlin is an Academy Award winning American Actress and author. She has been deaf since she was 18 months old‚ she is also a prominent member of the Deaf community and supports the use of sign language‚ closed captioning‚ and is an active member of the National Association of the Deaf. Marlee Beth Matlin was born on August 24‚ 1965‚ in Morton Grove‚ Illinois. Her mother‚ Libby‚ was a jewelry sales woman and her father‚ Donald‚ operated a used car dealership

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    	Julia Roberts 	One of the most widely known actresses‚ Julia Fiona Roberts‚ was born on October 28‚ 1967. This now 5’9"‚ brown eyed‚ chatain clair haired girl was born in Smyrna‚ Georgia. She attended Campbell High School‚ also in Smyrna‚ Georgia‚where she graduated in 1985. Julia’s favorite of only a few past-times is knitting‚ which she sometimes does while waiting on set. Her favorite quote is‚ "What changes with fame‚ I think‚ are perceptions of an individual‚ more than

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    Although her film career came to an end in the late 1980’s‚ Audrey Hepburn is considered to be one of the most long-lasting on-screen icons of all time. During her 41 year acting career‚ Hepburn won several awards including an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1953‚ and was ranked third on the American Film Institute ’s list‚ “50 Greatest Screen Legends” (Jackson). In addition‚ Hepburn has been widely acknowledged as a timeless beauty and fashion icon. Several years after her death‚ her image continues

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    8‚ 1909 in Hartford‚ Connecticut. She found her love for acting in college at‚ Bryn Mawr College1. Hepburn was an actress of the 20th century cinema‚ often referred to as a legend. When she was younger she always played roles in plays of strong women who dealt with men as equals. In her family she was one of the 3 girls out of 6 children‚ 3 boys and 3 girls. Katharine tried her best to keep up with her oldest brother and do everything he did. She soon became known as a tomboy‚ cut her hair short

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    Mike Nichols is a German-born American director and writer for movies‚ television and theater and also a producer and comedian. He started his career in the 1950s along with Elaine May who is also a talented director screenwriter and actress. Nichols won Academy Award for his movie titled The Graduate in 1968. His other notable films are Who ’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf‚ Bird Cage‚ Carnal Knowledge‚ Working Girl‚ Closer and the most recent TV miniseries called Angels in America which airs on HBO.

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    Marlee Matlin

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    Abby Cowit 10-22-12 ASL-7 Marlee Matlin Marlee Matlin is a famous actress who is deaf since she was 18 months old. Marlee has a deformed cochlea‚ which is genetic. This also means she had a good change that she could not hear when she was born‚ instead her hearing got worst over the first year of her life. Marlee’s deafness has not stopped her from doing the things she loves. “I have always resisted putting limitations on myself‚ both professionally and personally.” The first

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    Sara. She repeated this role in the 1988 film version of Children of a Lesser God‚ and in performing in it became the first deaf actress to win an Academy Award. In 1989 Marlee played a deaf woman in Bridge to Silence. From 1991-1993 she had the leading role in the television series Reasonable Doubts and was nominated for a Golden Globe Best Actress Award but her best reward in 1993 was meeting Kevin Grandalski while she was filming a scene from Reasonable Doubts series outside the studio

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    Meet Audrey Hepburn: Actress‚ model‚ dancer‚ humanitarian‚ philanthropist. With her expressive eyes‚ gorgeous smile‚ and princess-like aura‚ it’s no wonder she charmed millions of people around the world. Beneath all of that‚ she was also a genuinely kind and wonderful person. She showed everybody that you can be anything‚ and you can achieve your dreams. Audrey Hepburn has become such an inspiration to many people in her childhood‚ adult life‚ and through her accomplishments. From the moment she

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    cosmopolitan from birth as her father was an English banker and her mother a Dutch baroness. In the movies she appeared as a delicate adolescent‚ a look which remained until her last movie Always (1989) directed by Steven Spielberg. Her career as actress began in the English cinema and after having been selected for the Broadway musical "Gigi" she debuted in Hollywood in 1953. With Roman Holiday (1953) she won an oscar; her favorite genres were the comedies like Sabrina (1954) or Love in the Afternoon

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    introduces the readers for the problem between economics and happiness‚ and how Brooks thinks it affects people‚ the choice between good economics and being happy. Sandra Bullock got an academy award for best actress and then her husband shows to be a jerk‚ this might’ve been caused by Sandra spending too much time on her actress career.

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    Destiny Rides Again (1939) Director and Lead Actress Director George Marshall was born on December 29‚ 1891 in Chicago‚ Illinois. He was one of America’s earlier directors and is most well known for directing comedies. He worked closely with Lucille Ball on many different projects‚ leading her to ask him to direct her show Here’s Lucy (1968-1974). Some of his most famous projects include: How the West Was Won (1962)‚ Destiny Rides Again (1939)‚ and The Blue Dahlia (1946). As the New York

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    Kors was born Karl Anderson‚ Jr.[3] on Long Island‚ New York‚ the son of Joan Hamburger‚ a former model‚ and her first husband‚ Karl Anderson‚ a college student.[4][5] His mother got remarried to Bill Kors when he was five. Since he was getting a new last name‚ his mother told him that he could choose a new first name as well; he chose to become Michael David Kors.[5] He grew up in Merrick‚ New York and graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore‚ New York. Kors’ mother is Jewish and his

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    Dixit Madhuri dixit one the most famous and beautiful actress of indian cinema was born on 15th may 1967 in the house of Shankar and Snehlata Dixit .she had two sister Rupali and Bharti and one brother Ajit. she did her schooling from divine child high school and colleging from Bombay parle college to be a microbiologist. She was a trained and graceful kathak dancer. Earlier at that time her aim was not to come in film line to become an actress but her life brought her to Bollywood’s tinsel screen

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    starred in a plethora of well-known films‚ yet in her last 25 years she still wanted to give back and be a part of UNICEF to help those unfortunate in Africa and Latin America. I. Audrey Hepburn’s childhood had a lot to do with her becoming the actress she was. A. Hepburn lived with her mother‚ a Dutch baroness‚ and her father‚ an Enlgish banker. B. Her parents divorced when she was young and she was sent to a

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    Audrey Hepburn: More than a Female Actress Audrey Hepburn once said‚ "People‚ even more than things‚ have to be restored‚ renewed‚ revived‚ reclaimed‚ and redeemed; never throw out anyone” (qtd. in Connors). Audrey truly lived by this philosophy‚ she volunteered many years for UNICEF‚ and encourages all females to live beyond the labels. To truly understand how Audrey Hepburn was a revolutionary figure we have to look at her early life‚ acting career‚ and her work for UNICEF. Hepburn was a very

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