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MASH (stylized as M*A*S*H on the poster art) is a 1970 American satirical black comedy war film directed by Robert Altman and written by Ring Lardner, Jr., based on Richard Hooker's novel MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors. [1]

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Academy Award for Best Directing

The Academy Award for Best Directing, usually known as the Best Director Oscar, is one of the Awards of Merit presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to directors working in the motion picture industry.

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Academy Award for Best Film Editing

The Academy Award for Film Editing is one of the annual awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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Academy Award for Best Picture

The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to producers working in the film industry and is the only category in which every member is eligible to submit a nomination.

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Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards or The Oscars is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry.

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Ad libitum

Ad libitum is Latin for "at one's pleasure" (at liberty); it is often shortened to "ad lib" (as an adjective or adverb) or "ad-lib" (as a verb or noun).

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AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition)

AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition was the 2007 updated version of 100 Years… 100 Movies.

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Airport (1970 film)

Airport is a 1970 American drama film starring Burt Lancaster and Dean Martin, directed and written by George Seaton, and based on Arthur Hailey's 1968 novel of the same name.

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American football

American football (referred to as football in the United States and Canada, also known as gridiron elsewhere) is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

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An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine.

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An astronaut (or cosmonaut) is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.

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Battle Circus (film)

Battle Circus is a 1953 war film directed by Richard Brooks, who also wrote the screenplay.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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Black comedy

A black comedy (or dark comedy) is a comic work that employs farce and morbid humor, which, in its simplest form, is humor that makes light of subject matter usually considered taboo.

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Bobby Troup

Robert W. "Bobby" Troup Jr. (October 18, 1918 – February 7, 1999) was an American actor, jazz pianist, singer and songwriter.

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Box Office Mojo

Box Office Mojo is a website that tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, founded in 1999.

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Bravo (U.S. TV network)

Bravo Media, LLC, more commonly known as Bravo, is an American basic cable and satellite television network and flagship channel, launched on December 1, 1980.

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Bud Cort

Bud Cort (born Walter Edward Cox; March 29, 1948) is an American film and stage actor, comedian, writer, director and voice artist widely known for his portrayals of Harold in Hal Ashby's 1971 film Harold and Maude and the eponymous hero in Robert Altman's 1970 film Brewster McCloud.

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Cardiothoracic surgery

Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax (the chest)—generally treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs (lung disease).

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Carl Gottlieb

Carl Gottlieb (born March 18, 1938) is an American screenwriter, actor, comedian and executive.

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Center (gridiron football)

Center (C) is a position in American football and Canadian football (in the latter the position is spelled centre, following Commonwealth spelling conventions).

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Chattanooga Choo Choo

"Chattanooga Choo Choo" is a 1941 song by Harry Warren (music) and Mack Gordon (words).

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Columbia Records

Columbia Records is an American flagship recording label, under the ownership of Sony Music Entertainment, operating under the Columbia Music Group.

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Confession (religion)

Confession, in many religions, is the acknowledgment of one's sins (sinfulness) or wrongs.

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Corey Fischer

Corey Fischer (born 1945) is an American actor.

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Dale Ishimoto

Dale Ishimoto (April 3, 1923 – March 4, 2004) was an American actor of Japanese descent.

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Danny Goldman

Daniel "Danny" Goldman (born 1939) is a retired American actor and voice actor, and casting director.

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David Arkin

David Arkin (December 24, 1941 – January 14, 1991) was an American actor, known for his numerous supporting appearances in the films of Robert Altman.

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Donald Sutherland

Donald McNichol Sutherland, (born 17 July 1935) is a Canadian actor whose film career spans 50 years.

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DVD-Audio (commonly abbreviated as DVD-A) is a digital format for delivering high-fidelity audio content on a DVD.

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Elliott Gould

Elliott Gould (born Elliott Goldstein; August 29, 1938) is an American actor.

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End zone

The end zone refers to the scoring area on the field, according to gridiron-based codes of football.

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Feature film

A feature film is a film (also called a movie or motion picture) with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole film to fill a program.

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Fred Williamson

Frederick Robert "Fred" Williamson, nicknamed "The Hammer" (born March 5, 1938) is an American actor and former professional American football defensive back who played mainly in the American Football League during the 1960s.

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Fuck is an obscene English language word, which refers to the act of sexual intercourse and is also commonly used as an intensifier or to denote disdain.

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G. Wood

George Wood (December 31, 1919 – July 24, 2000) was an American film and television actor, usually billed as G. Wood.

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Gary Burghoff

Gary Rich Burghoff (born May 24, 1943) is an American actor, known for playing Charlie Brown in the 1967 Off-Broadway musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, and the character Corporal Walter Eugene "Radar" O'Reilly in the film M*A*S*H, as well as the TV series.

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Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

The Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy has been awarded annually since 1952 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).

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Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.

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Hail to the Chief

"Hail to the Chief" is the official Presidential Anthem of the United States.

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Happy Days Are Here Again

"Happy Days Are Here Again" is a song copyrighted in 1929 by Milton Ager (music) and Jack Yellen (lyrics) and published by EMI Robbins Catalog, Inc./Advanced Music Corp.

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Helen Hayes

Helen Hayes MacArthur (née Brown) (October 10, 1900 – March 17, 1993) was an American actress whose career spanned almost 80 years.

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Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo

"Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo" is a popular song with music by Bronislau Kaper, and lyrics by Helen Deutsch.

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Home video

Home video is pre-recorded media that is either sold or rented or streamed for home cinema entertainment.

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Indus Arthur

Indus Arthur (April 28, 1941 – December 29, 1984) was a 1960s film and television actress.

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Ingo Preminger

Ingwald "Ingo" Preminger (25 February 1911, Czernowitz, Austria-Hungary (now Chernivtsi, Ukraine) – 6 June 2006, Pacific Palisades, California) was a film producer.

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Japanese language

is an East Asian language spoken by about 125 million speakers, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.

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Jo Ann Pflug

Jo Ann Pflug (born May 2, 1940) is an American film and television actress Pflug's first major role was as U.S. Army nurse Lt. Maria "Dish" Schneider in 1970's MASH, and she also appeared in Catlow (1971) with Yul Brynner, and Where Does It Hurt? (1972) starring Peter Sellers.

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John Bahler

John Bahler (born November 11, 1940; surname also spelled Bähler) is an American vocalist, arranger, conductor, composer and producer.

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John Schuck

Conrad John Schuck, Jr. (born February 4, 1940) is an American actor, primarily in stage, movies and television.

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Johnny Mandel

John Alfred "Johnny" Mandel (born November 23, 1925) is a Grammy and Oscar-winning American composer and arranger of popular songs, film music and jazz.

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is an ancient castle town and the center of Kitakyushu, Japan, guarding, via its suburb Moji, the Straits of Shimonoseki between Honshu and Kyushu.

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Korean War

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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Last Supper

The Last Supper is the final meal that, in the Gospel accounts, Jesus shared with his Apostles in Jerusalem before his crucifixion.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress, but which is the de facto national library of the United States.

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List of American films of 1970

A list of American films released in 1970.

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List of M*A*S*H characters

This is a list of characters from the M*A*S*H franchise, covering the various fictional characters appearing in the novel MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors, by H. Richard Hornberger (writing under the pseudonym of Richard Hooker), Robert Altman's film adaptation of the novel, and the television series.

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M*A*S*H is an American media franchise consisting of a series of novels, a film, several television series, plays, and other properties, owned by 20th Century Fox and based on the semi-autobiographic fiction of Richard Hooker.

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M*A*S*H (season 3)

The third season of M*A*S*H aired Tuesdays at 8:30-9:00 pm on CBS.

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M*A*S*H (TV series)

M*A*S*H is an American television series developed by Larry Gelbart, adapted from the 1970 feature film MASH (which was itself based on the 1968 novel MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors, by Richard Hooker).

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Magnetic Video

Magnetic Video Corporation is a defunct home video/home audio duplication service, that operated between 1968 and 1982.

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Marvin Miller (actor)

Marvin Elliott Miller (July 18, 1913 – February 8, 1985) was an American radio, film, and voice-over actor.

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MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors

MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors, is a 1968 novel by Richard Hooker (the pen name for former military surgeon Dr. H. Richard Hornberger and writer W. C. Heinz) which is notable as the inspiration for the 1970 feature film MASH and TV series M*A*S*H.

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Michael Murphy (actor)

Michael George Murphy (born May 5, 1938) is an American film, television and stage actor.

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Military police

Military police (MP) are law enforcement agencies connected with, or part of, the military of a state.

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Mobile army surgical hospital (US)

The Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) refers to a United States Army medical unit serving as a fully functional hospital in a combat area of operations.

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My Blue Heaven (song)

"My Blue Heaven" is a popular song written by Walter Donaldson with lyrics by George A. Whiting.

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National Film Registry

The National Film Registry (NFR) is the United States National Film Preservation Board's (NFPB) selection of films for preservation in the Library of Congress.

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Neurosurgery (or neurological surgery) is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.

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Onward, Christian Soldiers

"Onward, Christian Soldiers" is a 19th-century English hymn.

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Palme d'Or

The Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Patton (film)

Patton is a 1970 American epic biographical war film about U.S. General George S. Patton during World War II.

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Principal photography

Film production on location in Newark, New Jersey. Principal photography is the phase of film production in which the movie is filmed, with actors on set and cameras rolling, as distinct from pre-production and post-production.

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Public address system

A public address system (PA system) is an electronic sound amplification and distribution system with a microphone, amplifier and loudspeakers, used to allow a person to address a large public, for example for announcements of movements at large and noisy air and rail terminals or at a sports stadium.

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Quarterback (commonly abbreviated to QB) is a position in American and Canadian football.

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René Auberjonois

René Murat Auberjonois (born June 1, 1940) is an American actor.

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Richard Hooker (author)


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Ring Lardner, Jr.

Ringgold Wilmer "Ring" Lardner, Jr. (August 19, 1915 – October 31, 2000) was an American journalist and screenwriter blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studios during the Red Scare of the late 1940s and 1950s.

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Robert Altman

Robert Bernard Altman (February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Robert Duvall

Robert Selden Duvall (born January 5, 1931) is an American actor and director.

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Roger Bowen

Roger Bowen (May 25, 1932 – February 16, 1996) was an American comedic actor and novelist, known for his portrayal of Lt.

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Ron Hicklin Singers

The Ron Hicklin Singers were a group of Los Angeles studio singers contracted and organized by Ron Hicklin.

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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is a website launched in 1998 devoted to film reviews and news; it is widely known as a film review aggregator.

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Sally Kellerman

Sally Kellerman (born Sally Claire Kellerman June 2, 1937) is an American actress, activist, author, producer, singer and voice-over artist.

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San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers are a professional American football team located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Satire is a genre of literature, and sometimes graphic and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government or society itself, into improvement.

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Soundtrack album

A soundtrack album is any album that incorporates music directly recorded from the soundtrack of a particular feature film or television show.

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Subtext undertone is any content of a creative work which is not announced explicitly by the characters or author, but is implicit or becomes something understood by the observer of the work as the production unfolds.

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Suicide Is Painless

“Song from M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless)” is a song written by Johnny Mandel (music) and Mike Altman (lyrics), which was the theme song for both the movie and TV series M*A*S*H.

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Tamara Wilcox

Tamara Wilcox (March 4, 1940 – January 30, 1998) was a costume designer, actress, and theatrical producer and director.

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The Washington Post (march)

The Washington Post is a march composed by John Philip Sousa in 1889.

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Timothy Brown (actor)

Thomas Allen Brown (born May 24, 1937), known also as Timothy Brown and Timmy Brown, is a former professional American football player and actor.

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Tom Bahler

Thomas Lee "Tom" Bahler (born June 1, 1943, Inglewood, California; surname also spelled Bähler), is an American singer, composer, songwriter, arranger, producer, and author.

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Tom Skerritt

Thomas Roy "Tom" Skerritt (born August 25, 1933) is an American actor who has appeared in more than forty films and more than two hundred television episodes since 1962.

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United States House of Representatives

The House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress (a bicameral legislature).

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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War film

War film is a film genre concerned with warfare, typically about naval, air, or land battles in the twentieth century, with combat scenes central to the drama.

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When the Lights Go On Again

"When the Lights Go On Again (All Over the World)" is a popular song composed during World War II.

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1970 Cannes Film Festival

The 1970 Cannes Film Festival was the 23rd competition.

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1974 in television

For the American TV schedule, see: 1974-75 American network television schedule. The year 1974 involved some significant events in television.

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1976 in television

The year 1976 in television involved some significant events.

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20th Century Fox

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (formerly known as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation with hyphen used from its inception until 1985), also known as 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox Pictures, 20CFFC, TCF, Fox 2000 Pictures or simply Fox is an American film studio, distributor and one of the six major American film studios.

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