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Jean Hersholt
Jean Pierre Hersholt (born Jean Pierre Carl Büron; 12 July 1886 – 2 June 1956) was a Danish-born actor who lived in the United States, where he was a leading film and radio talent, best known for his 17 years starring on radio in Dr. Christian
Dr. Christian
and for playing Shirley Temple's grandfather in Heidi.[2] Asked how to pronounce his name, he told The Literary Digest, "In English, her'sholt; in Danish, hairs'hult."[3] Of his total credits, 75 were silent films and 65 were sound films (140 total); he directed four.Contents1 Early life 2 Career 3 Family 4 Death 5 Honors and awards 6 Selected filmography 7 Radio appearances 8 References 9 External linksEarly life[edit] Hersholt was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Hersholt claimed to be born into a family of actors[4], but in reality his father was a cigar salesman and his mother a singing girl
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Copenhagen
Copenhagener [3]Time zone CET (UTC+1) • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)Postal code 1050–1778, 2100, 2150, 2200, 2300, 2400, 2450, 2500Area code(s) (+45) 3Website www.kk.dkCopenhagen[a] (Danish: København [købm̩ˈhɑwˀn] ( listen); Latin: Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. The city has a population of 775,033 (as of January 2018[update]), of whom 613,288 live in the Municipality of Copenhagen.[6][7] Copenhagen
Copenhagen
is situated on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand; another small portion of the city is located on Amager, and is separated from Malmö, Sweden, by the strait of Øresund
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Gene Roddenberry
Eugene Wesley Roddenberry (/ˈrɒdənˌbɛri/; August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American television screenwriter and producer. He is best remembered for creating the original Star Trek television series. Born in El Paso, Texas, Roddenberry grew up in Los Angeles, where his father was a police officer. Roddenberry flew 89 combat missions in the Army Air Forces during World War II, and worked as a commercial pilot after the war. Later, he followed in his father's footsteps and joined the Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Police Department, where he also began to write scripts for television. As a freelance writer, Roddenberry wrote scripts for Highway Patrol, Have Gun–Will Travel, and other series, before creating and producing his own television series The Lieutenant. In 1964, Roddenberry created Star Trek, which premiered in 1966 and ran for three seasons before being canceled
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Black Orchids (film)
Black Orchids is a 1917 American silent drama film written and directed by Rex Ingram. The film was released as The Fatal Orchids in the United Kingdom. The feature stars Cleo Madison, Francis McDonald and Dick La Reno. Ingram later remade the film as Trifling Women (1922). Black Orchids is considered a lost film.[2][3]Contents1 Synopsis 2 Cast 3 Reviews and reception 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksSynopsis[edit] The synopsis released by the studio as printed in Motography reads:[4]The story is told as one a novelist relates to his daughter to warn her against waywardness. Zoraida, a fortune-teller, has many admirers, among them a diplomat and his son, Ivan. The father sends the son away. Later the woman falls in love with his best friend, the marquis. The diplomat plans to poison the marquis but falls into his own trap and dies. Zoraida marries the marquis. Ivan returns from the war, quarrels with the marquis and fights a duel with him
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Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood
Hollywood
Boulevard is a major east–west street in Los Angeles, California. It begins in the west as a winding residential street at Sunset Plaza Drive in the Hollywood
Hollywood
Hills West district. After crossing Laurel Canyon Boulevard, it proceeds due east as a major thoroughfare through Hollywood, Little Armenia and Thai Town to Vermont Avenue. It then runs southeast to its eastern terminus at Sunset Boulevard
Sunset Boulevard
in the Los Feliz district
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Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Hollywood/Vine Hollywood/HighlandWebsite Official website Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Historic-Cultural MonumentDesignated July 5, 1978Reference no. 194The Hollywood
Hollywood
Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600[1] five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood Boulevard
and three blocks of Vine Street
Vine Street
in Hollywood, California. The stars are permanent public monuments to achievement in the entertainment industry, bearing the names of a mix of actors, musicians, directors, producers, musical and theatrical groups, fictional characters, and others. The Walk of Fame is administered by the Hollywood
Hollywood
Chamber of Commerce and maintained by the self-financing Hollywood
Hollywood
Historic Trust
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Glendale, California
Glendale /ˈɡlɛndeɪl/ is a city in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
County, California, United States. Its estimated 2014 population was 200,167,[10] making it the third largest city in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
County and the 23rd-largest city in California. It is located about 8 miles (13 km) north of downtown Los Angeles. Glendale lies in the southeastern end of the San Fernando Valley, bisected by the Verdugo Mountains, and is a suburb in the Greater Los Angeles Area. The city is bordered to the northwest by the Sun Valley and Tujunga neighborhoods of Los Angeles; to the northeast by La Cañada Flintridge and the unincorporated area of La Crescenta; to the west by Burbank and Griffith Park; to the east by Eagle Rock and Pasadena; to the south by the Atwater Village
Atwater Village
neighborhood of Los Angeles; and to the southeast by Glassell Park neighborhood of Los Angeles
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Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Forest Lawn Memorial Park is a privately owned cemetery in Glendale, California, US. It is the original and current flagship location of Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries, a chain of six cemeteries and four additional mortuaries in Southern California.Contents1 History 2 Forest Lawn Museum 3 Statuary and art 4 Locations 5 Great Mausoleum 6 Notable interments 7 See also 8 References 9 External linksHistory[edit] Forest Lawn Memorial Park was founded in 1906 as a not-for-profit cemetery by a group of businessmen from San Francisco. Dr. Hubert Eaton and C. B. Sims entered into a sales contract with the cemetery in 1912
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Hollywood, Los Angeles
Hollywood
Hollywood
(/ˈhɒliwʊd/ HOL-ee-wuud) is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California. This densely populated neighborhood is notable as the home of the U.S
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Order Of The Dannebrog
Grand CommanderGrand Cross with DiamondsGrand CrossCommander 1st ClassCommanderKnight 1st ClassKnightCross of Honour Ribbon bars of the orderMarshall of the Queen with Grand CrossThe Order of the Dannebrog
Order of the Dannebrog
(Danish: Dannebrogordenen)[3] is a Danish order of chivalry instituted in 1671 by Christian V. Until 1808, membership in the order was limited to fifty members of noble or royal rank[4] who formed a single class known as White Knights to distinguish them from the Blue Knights who were members of the Order of the Elephant.[5] In 1808, the Order was reformed and divided into four classes. The Grand Commander class is reserved to persons of princely origin. It is only awarded to royalty with close family ties with the Danish Royal House
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Hollywood, California
Hollywood
Hollywood
(/ˈhɒliwʊd/ HOL-ee-wuud) is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California. This densely populated neighborhood is notable as the home of the U.S
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Library Of Congress
The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
(LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States
United States
Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. The library is housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.; it also maintains the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Culpeper, Virginia.[1] The library's functions are overseen by the librarian of Congress, and its buildings are maintained by the architect of the Capitol
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Woodland Hills, California
Woodland Hills is a neighborhood bordering the Santa Monica Mountains in the San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley
region of the city of Los Angeles, California.Contents1 Geography 2 History 3 Climate 4 Population 5 Government and infrastructure5.1 Local government 5.2 County, state and federal representation6 Education6.1 Primary and secondary schools6.1.1 Public schools6.2 Charter schools 6.3 Private schools 6.4 Colleges and universities 6.5 Public libraries7 Parks and recreation 8 Notable people 9 See also 10 References 11 External linksGeography[edit] Woodland Hills is an affluent neighborhood in the southwestern region of the San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley
which is located east of Calabasas and west of Tarzana
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Ronald Reagan
vte Ronald Wilson Reagan (/ˈreɪɡən/; February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician who served as the 40th president of the United States
United States
from 1981 to 1989 and became the highly influential voice of modern conservatism. Prior to his presidency, he was a Hollywood actor and union leader before serving as the 33rd governor of California
California
from 1967 to 1975. Reagan was raised in a low-income family in small towns of northern Illinois. He graduated from Eureka College
Eureka College
in 1932 and worked as a sports commentator on several regional radio stations. After moving to California
California
in 1937, he found work as an actor and starred in a few major productions. Reagan was twice elected President of the Screen Actors Guild—the labor union for actors—where he worked to root out Communist influence
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Fairy Tale
A fairy tale, wonder tale, magic tale, or Märchen is folklore genre that takes the form of a short story that typically features entities such as dwarfs, dragons, elves, fairies, giants, gnomes, goblins, griffins, mermaids, talking animals, trolls, unicorns, or witches, and usually magic or enchantments. Fairy
Fairy
tales may be distinguished from other folk narratives such as legends (which generally involve belief in the veracity of the events described)[1] and explicitly moral tales, including beast fables. The term is mainly used for stories with origins in European tradition and, at least in recent centuries, mostly relates to children's literature. In less technical contexts, the term is also used to describe something blessed with unusual happiness, as in "fairy tale ending" (a happy ending)[2] or "fairy tale romance"
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KIRO (AM)
KIRO (710 AM) is a radio station based in Seattle, Washington on the shores of Lake Union
Lake Union
with 2 towers on Maury Island, broadcasting on 710 kHz in the AM radio spectrum. The station's format is sports radio and it is affiliated with ESPN Radio. The station's studios are located on Eastlake Avenue in Seattle's Eastlake district.Contents1 History1.1 The early years as KPCB 650 (1927-1937) 1.2 1937 to 1960 (now 710 KIRO) 1.3 1960 to 1980 1.4 1980 to 2008 1.5 Current programming2 Locations 3 Notes and references 4 External linksHistory[edit] The early years as KPCB 650 (1927-1937)[edit] KIRO began broadcasting on April 27, 1927, as the 100-watt station KPCB 650. Its founder was Moritz Thomsen of the Pacific Coast Biscuit Company. Among its announcers was Chet Huntley, later of television's Huntley-Brinkley Report. In 1935 Saul Haas's Queen City Broadcasting Company took over the station
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