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Jack Alvin "Alvy" Moore (December 5, 1921 – May 4, 1997) was an American light comic actor best known for his role as scatterbrained county agricultural agent Hank Kimball on the CBS television series Green Acres.
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Brian Keith (November 14, 1921 – June 24, 1997) was an American film, television, and stage actor who in his six decade-long career gained recognition for his work in movies such as the 1961 Disney family film The Parent Trap, the 1966 comedy The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, and the 1975 adventure saga The Wind and the Lion, in which he portrayed President Theodore Roosevelt.
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In modern English, a casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.
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Christopher Jonathan James Nolan (born 30 July 1970) is an English-American film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (CPII) is an American film production and distribution studio of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, a subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate Sony.
DVD ("digital versatile disc" or "digital video disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995.
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Eddie Muller is a writer based in San Francisco and is a second-generation San Franciscan per his website.
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A fête or fete is an elaborate festival, party or celebration.
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Film noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly such that emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations.
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Frank Tashlin (February 19, 1913 – May 5, 1972), born Francis Fredrick von Taschlein, was an American animator, screenwriter, and film director.
George Duning (February 25, 1908 – February 27, 2000) was an American musician and film composer.
Good Housekeeping is a women's magazine owned by the Hearst Corporation, featuring articles about women's interests, product testing by The Good Housekeeping Institute, recipes, diet, health as well as literary articles.
Guy Madison (January 19, 1922 – February 6, 1996) was an American film and television actor.
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Harold's Club (later Harolds Club) was a casino in Reno, Nevada that was established in 1935 by Harold Smith and Raymond A Smith.
Harry Cohn (July 23, 1891 – February 27, 1958) was the American president and production director of Columbia Pictures Corporation.
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The heist film is a subgenre of the crime film.
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Jack Finney (October 2, 1911 – November 14, 1995) was an American author.
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Lee Earle "James" Ellroy (born March 4, 1948) is an American crime fiction writer and essayist.
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Jean Willes (April 15, 1923 – January 3, 1989) was an American film and television actress.
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Jo Ann Greer (born Catherine Joan Greer on April 3, 1927 in Atlantic City, NJ and died May 24, 2001) had one of the most distinctive and elegant voices, yet least-known faces of all the successful jazz and pop singers in show business.
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Kerwin Mathews (January 8, 1926 – July 5, 2007) was an American actor best known for playing the titular heroes in The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958), The Three Worlds of Gulliver (1960) and Jack the Giant Killer (1962).
Marilyn Pauline Novak, professionally known as Kim Novak (Chicago, February 13, 1933), is a retired American film and television actress.
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The Korean War (in South Korean Hangul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, Hanguk Jeonjaeng, "Korean War"; in North Korean Chosungul: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North and South Korea, in which a United Nations force led by the United States of America fought for the South, and China fought for the North, which was also assisted by the Soviet Union.
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A list of American films released in 1955.
Martin Charles Scorsese (born November 17, 1942) is an American director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and film historian, whose career spans more than 45 years.
Michael Kenneth Mann (born February 5, 1943) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Murder by Contract is a 1958 film noir directed by Irving Lerner.
Nevada is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States.
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Ocean's 11 is a 1960 heist film directed by Lewis Milestone and starring five Rat Packers: Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Joey Bishop.
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Phil Karlson (born Philip N. Karlstein; July 2, 1908 – December 12, 1985) was an American film director.
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Posttraumatic stress disorderAcceptable variants of this term exist; see the Terminology section in this article.
Psychosis refers to an abnormal condition of the mind described as involving a "loss of contact with reality".
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Reno is a city in the US state of Nevada near Lake Tahoe.
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Stirling Dale Silliphant (January 16, 1918 – April 26, 1996) was an American screenwriter and producer.
The studio system is a method of film production and distribution dominated by a small number of "major" studios in Hollywood.
The Big Heat is a 1953 film noir directed by Fritz Lang, starring Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame and Lee Marvin.
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The Lineup is a 1958 American film version of the police procedural series that ran on CBS radio from 1950-1953 and on CBS television from 1954-1960, directed by Don Siegel.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
The Sniper is a 1952 black-and-white film noir, directed by Edward Dmytryk, written by Harry Brown, and based on a story by Edna and Edward Anhalt.
The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper.
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is an American movie-oriented basic cable and satellite television network owned by the Turner Broadcasting System subsidiary of Time Warner.
William Bowers (January 17, 1916 in Las Cruces – March 27, 1987 in Woodland Hills, California) was a reporter in Long Beach, California before becoming a screenwriter and specializing in writing comedy westerns and also turned out several thrillers.
William Conrad (September 27, 1920 – February 11, 1994) was an American actor, producer and director whose career spanned five decades in radio, film and television.