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  • Academy Award for Best Actress and Characters Billie

    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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  • Academy Award for Best Actress and Original Book Version

    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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  • Academy Award for Best Actor and Legal Issues

    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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  • Marlee Matlin - Deaf Actress, Cultural Icon

    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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  • How To Write An Essay On Cher

    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 for Asl

    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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  • Katharine Hepburn: American Women Of Achievement

    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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  • Ingrid Bergman: Her Lifelong Dedication to the Art of Acting

    Ingrid Bergman was born in Stockholm‚ Sweden on August 29‚ 1915. Her mother‚ Friedel Adler Bergman‚ a Hamburg‚ Germany native‚ died when Ingrid was just three years old. Ingrid’s father‚ Justus Samuel Bergman‚ a Swede‚ raised Ingrid until his death‚ when she was 12. Justus‚ who owned a photography shop‚ encouraged Ingrid’s artistic pursuits and even caught some scenes of her as a small child with a motion picture camera. Many years later‚ the famous director Ingmar Bergman (no relation)‚ with whom

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  • Biography of Audrey Hepburn

    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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  • Mike Nichols

    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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