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Albert John Bakunas, Jr, a.k.a. A.J. Bakunas (October 23, 1950 – September 22, 1978) was a stunt performer who died doubling for George Kennedy in a fall from the Kincaid Towers in Lexington, Kentucky for the film Steel (1979).
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The Television Academy, legally known as The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the television industry in the United States.
Acrobatics (from Greek ἀκροβατέω akrobateō, "walk on tiptoe, strut") is the performance of extraordinary human feats of balance, agility, and motor coordination.
Action film is a film genre in which the protagonist or protagonists are thrust into a series of challenges that typically include violence, extended fighting, physical feats, and frantic chases.
An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.
Adventure films are a genre of film that typically use their action scenes to display and explore exotic locations in an energetic way.
The air ram is a pneumatic device that catapults a stunt performer through the air.
An airbag is a type of vehicle safety device and is an occupant restraint system.
Airwolf is an American television series that ran from 1984 until 1987.
Akshay Kumar (born Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia; 9 September 1967), is an actor, producer, martial artist, stuntman and television personality, who works in Bollywood films.
Alexandre Dumas (born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie; 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père ("father"), was a French writer.
Alfred Hutton FSA (10 March 1839 – 18 December 1910) was a Victorian officer of the King's Dragoon Guards, writer, antiquarian and swordsman.
The American frontier comprises the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last mainland territories as states in 1912.
Arch Brady Butler (known professionally as "Archie Butler"; 1911–1977) was a prolific actor, crewman, and stunt performer.
Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.
Arthur Everett Scholl (December 24, 1931 – September 16, 1985) was an American aerobatic pilot, aerial cameraman, flight instructor and educator based in Southern California.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
Bartitsu is an eclectic martial art and self-defence method originally developed in England during the years 1898–1902, combining elements of boxing, jujitsu, cane fighting, and French kickboxing.
BASE jumping, also sometimes written as B.A.S.E. jumping, is parachuting or wingsuit flying from a fixed structure or cliff.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
Ben-Hur is a 1959 American epic religious drama film, directed by William Wyler, produced by Sam Zimbalist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Charlton Heston as the title character.
John William Gillis (October 31, 1936 – August 15, 2009), generally known as Bill Gillis, was a Canadian politician who served in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1970 to 1998.
Bill Hickman (January 25, 1921 – February 24, 1986), born William Hickman, was an American professional stunt driver, stunt coordinator and actor in the U.S. Film industry.
Brandon Bruce Lee (February 1, 1965 – March 31, 1993) was an American actor and martial artist.
British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.
Broadway is a major thoroughfare in central Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, southern California.
Lee Jun-fan (November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973), known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong and American actor, film director, martial artist, martial arts instructor, philosopher, and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do, one of the wushu or kungfu styles.
Brunton is a village in Northumberland, England.
Buck Jones (December 12, 1891 – November 30, 1942) was an American motion picture star of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, known for his work starring in many popular western movies.
James Sherwin "Bud" Ekins (May 11, 1930 – October 6, 2007) was an American professional stuntman in the U.S. film industry.
William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was an American scout, bison hunter, and showman.
Buffalo is the second largest city in the state of New York and the 81st most populous city in the United States.
Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. (born February 11, 1936) is an American actor, director, and producer.
Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
A car chase is the vehicular hot pursuit of suspects by law enforcers.
William Carey Loftin (January 31, 1914 – March 4, 1997; akas: Cary Loftin, Carry Loftin, Carey Lofton, William Carey Loftin) was an American professional stuntman, stunt coordinator and actor in the U.S. film industry.
Carlsbad is an affluent seaside resort city occupying a stretch of Pacific coastline in northern San Diego County, California.
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.
Chennai (formerly known as Madras or) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Ciney (Cînè) is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur.
A circus is a company of performers who put on diverse entertainment shows that include clowns, acrobats, trained animals, trapeze acts, musicians, dancers, hoopers, tightrope walkers, jugglers, magicians, unicyclists, as well as other object manipulation and stunt-oriented artists.
The English language terminology used in the classification of swords is imprecise and has varied widely over time.
Cinematic Fight Choreography or Staged fights in cinema include performances of classical fencing, historical fencing, martial arts, close combat, and duels in general, as well as choreography of full-scale battles.
The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.
Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is the application of computer graphics to create or contribute to images in art, printed media, video games, films, television programs, shorts, commercials, videos, and simulators.
The Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) was the military land force of the Confederate States of America (Confederacy) during the American Civil War (1861–1865).
A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other ranch-related tasks.
Dale Harris Van Sickel (November 29, 1907 – January 25, 1977) was an American college football, basketball and baseball player during the 1920s, who later became a Hollywood motion picture actor and stunt performer for over forty years.
Dar Allen Robinson (March 26, 1947 – November 21, 1986) was an American stunt performer and actor.
Douglas Fairbanks (born Douglas Elton Thomas Ullman; May 23, 1883 – December 12, 1939) was an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer.
The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.
Edendale is a historical name for a district in Los Angeles, California, northwest of Downtown Los Angeles, in what is known today as Echo Park, Los Feliz and Silver Lake.
Egerton Castle M.A., F.S.A. (12 March 1858 – 16 September 1920) was a Victorian era author, antiquarian, and swordsman, and an early practitioner of reconstructed historical fencing, frequently in collaboration with his colleague Captain Alfred Hutton.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, or gives pleasure and delight.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Errol Leslie Flynn (20 June 1909 – 14 October 1959) was an Australian-born American actor who achieved fame in Hollywood after 1935.
Escapology is the practice of escaping from restraints or other traps.
Robert Craig Knievel Jr. (October 17, 1938 – November 30, 2007), professionally known as Evel Knievel, was an American stunt performer, painter and entertainer.
Exit Wounds is a 2001 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Steven Seagal and DMX.
A background actor or extra is a performer in a film, television show, stage, musical, opera or ballet production, who appears in a nonspeaking or nonsinging (silent) capacity, usually in the background (for example, in an audience or busy street scene).
Fencing is a group of three related combat sports.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
Filming permits are permits issued by governments to allow the filming of motion pictures.
Fire eating is the act of putting a flaming object into the mouth and extinguishing it.
A foundation (also a charitable foundation) is a legal category of nonprofit organization that will typically either donate funds and support to other organizations, or provide the source of funding for its own charitable purposes.
Frank Gifford Tallman III (April 17, 1919 in East Orange, New Jersey – April 15, 1978 in Santiago Peak, Trabuco Canyon, California) was a stunt pilot who worked in Hollywood during the 1960s and 1970s.
Fred C. Newmeyer (August 9, 1888 – April 24, 1967) was an American actor, film director and film producer.
German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.
A gladiator (gladiator, "swordsman", from gladius, "sword") was an armed combatant who entertained audiences in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire in violent confrontations with other gladiators, wild animals, and condemned criminals.
Glendale is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Gone Fishin is a 1997 American comedy film starring Joe Pesci and Danny Glover as two bumbling fishing enthusiasts.
Gone in 60 Seconds is a 1974 American action film written, directed, produced by, and starring H.B. "Toby" Halicki.
Gone in 60 Seconds (also known as Gone in Sixty Seconds) is a 2000 American action heist film, starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Christopher Eccleston, Robert Duvall, Vinnie Jones, and Will Patton.
Gymnastics is a sport that requires balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance.
Henry Blight Halicki (October 18, 1940 – August 20, 1989), most commonly known as H. B. "Toby" Halicki, was an American director, writer, stunt driver, actor, and filmmaker.
Harold Eugene Roach Sr. (January 14, 1892 – November 2, 1992) was an American film and television producer, director, and actor from the 1910s to the 1990s, best known today for producing the Laurel and Hardy and Our Gang film comedy series.
Hank Bell (January 21, 1892 – February 4, 1950) was an American film actor.
Hardy Krüger (born Franz Eberhard August Krüger; 12 April 1928) is a German actor who appeared in more than 60 films since 1944.
Harold Clayton Lloyd Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is best known for his silent comedy films.
Harry Houdini (born Erik Weisz, later Ehrich Weiss or Harry Weiss; March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926) was a Hungarian-born American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape acts.
Helen Gibson (August 27, 1892 – October 10, 1977) was an American film actress, vaudeville performer, radio performer, film producer, trick rider and rodeo performer; and is considered to be the first American professional stunt woman.
Helen Holmes (June 19, 1892 – July 8, 1950) was an American silent film actress, most notable for starring in the serial The Hazards of Helen.
A highway is any public or private road or other public way on land.
Historical European martial arts (HEMA) refers to martial arts of European origin, particularly using arts formerly practised, but having since died out or evolved into very different forms.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
Hoot Gibson (August 6, 1892 – August 23, 1962) was an American rodeo champion and a pioneer cowboy film actor, director, and producer.
How the West Was Won is a 1962 American Metrocolor epic-Western film.
The Hudson River is a river that flows from north to south primarily through eastern New York in the United States.
I Dare You!: The Ultimate Challenge is an American television game show which aired on UPN in 2000.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
Insurance is a means of protection from financial loss.
"Iron horse" is an iconic literary term (currently transitioning into an archaic reference) for a steam locomotive, originating in the early Victorian culture (1825–35) when horses still powered most machinery, excepting windmills and stationary steam engines.
Ivanhoe is a 1952 British-American film in Technicolor, directed by Richard Thorpe and produced by Pandro S. Berman for MGM.
Jackass is an American extreme stunt franchise, which originally ran on MTV from 2000 to 2002 for three seasons, featuring ten stuntmen — Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Chris Pontius, Dave England, Steve-O, Ryan Dunn, Brandon DiCamillo, Ehren McGhehey, Preston Lacy, and Jason Acuña, performing various dangerous, crude, self-injuring stunts and pranks.
Chan Kong-sang, SBS, MBE, PMW (生; born 7 April 1954), known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer.
Krishnan Nair (25 July 1939 – 16 November 1980), better known by his stage name Jayan, was an Indian film actor, naval officer, stunt performer and cultural icon of the 1970s.
Jean-Alfred Villain-Marais, also known as Jean Marais (11 December 1913 – 8 November 1998), was a French actor, writer, director and sculptor.
John Bernecker (March 2, 1983 – July 13, 2017) was an American stunt performer.
John Ford (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973) was an American film director.
John David Landis (born August 3, 1950) is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer.
John Carter Montgomery (Elizabethtown, Kentucky, November 22, 1881 – Washington, D.C., June 7, 1948) was an American equestrian who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.
Marion Mitchell Morrison (born Marion Robert Morrison; May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979), known professionally as John Wayne and nicknamed "The Duke", was an American actor and filmmaker.
Jujutsu (柔術, jūjutsu), also known in the West as Ju-Jitsu or Jiu-Jitsu, is a Japanese martial art and a method of close combat for defeating an armed and armored opponent in which one uses either a short weapon or none.
The Kalem Company was an early American film studio founded in New York City in 1907.
The Keystone Cops (often spelled "Keystone Kops") were fictional, humorously incompetent policemen, featured in several silent film slapstick comedies produced by Mack Sennett for his Keystone Film Company between 1912 and 1917.
The Kincaid Towers is a 22-floor high-rise in Lexington, Kentucky.
Kolilakkam (Shockwave) is a 1981 Malayalam disaster drama film, written and directed by P. N. Sundaram, and starring Jayan.
Le Saint prend l'affût is a French adventure drama film from 1966.
Les grandes vacances is a French–Italian comedy movie from 1967, directed by Jean Girault, written by Jean Girault, and starring by Louis de Funès.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Marc Akerstream (May 24, 1954August 15, 1998) was a Canadian actor best known as Tony in the 1995 martial arts film Rumble in the Bronx, starring Jackie Chan.
Martial arts films are a subgenre of action films, which feature numerous martial arts fights between characters.
Michael Groo Massee (September 1, 1952 – October 20, 2016) was an American actor.
The Miller Brothers 101 Ranch was a cattle ranch in the Indian Territory of Oklahoma before statehood.
Million Dollar Mystery (also known as Money Mania) is a 1987 American film released with a promotional tie-in for Glad-Lock brand bags.
Milltown is a borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
A movie star (also known as a film star and cinema star) is an actor who is famous for their starring, or leading, roles in motion pictures.
The New York Motion Picture Company is a film production company which lasted from 1909 to 1914, though its name changed to the New York Picture Corporation in 1912.
The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.
The Palacký Bridge (1876) is a bridge in Prague.
Parasailing, also known as parascending or parakiting, is a recreational kiting activity where a person is towed behind a vehicle (usually a boat) while attached to a specially designed canopy wing that reminds one of a parachute, known as a parasail wing.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Albert Paul Mantz (August 2, 1903 – July 8, 1965), known as Paul Mantz, was a noted air racing pilot, movie stunt pilot and consultant from the late 1930s until his death in the mid-1960s.
A pen is an enclosure for holding animals such as livestock or pets that are unwanted inside the house.
Piru ("Pie-roo") is a small unincorporated historic town located in eastern Ventura County, California, in the Santa Clara River Valley near the Santa Clara River and Highway 126, about seven miles (11 km) east of Fillmore and about west of Interstate 5.
The Pitts Special (company designations S1 and S2) is a series of light aerobatic biplanes designed by Curtis Pitts.
Popular Mechanics is a classic magazine of popular science and technology.
Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.
Project A (also known as Pirate Patrol and Jackie Chan's Project A) is a 1983 Hong Kong martial arts action comedy film written and directed by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the film.
A pyrotechnician is a person who is responsible for the safe storage, handling, and functioning of pyrotechnics and pyrotechnic devices.
Pyrotechnics is the science of using materials capable of undergoing self-contained and self-sustained exothermic chemical reactions for the production of heat, light, gas, smoke and/or sound.
Rafael Sabatini (29 April 1875 – 13 February 1950) was an Italian-English writer of romance and adventure novels.
Rapier or espada ropera, is a loose term for a type of slender, sharply pointed sword.
Ray Austin (born 5 December 1932) is an English television and film director, television writer, novelist and former stunt performer and actor who has worked in both the United Kingdom and the United States.
Red Cliff or Chibi is a 2008-09 Chinese epic war film, based on the Battle of Red Cliffs (AD 208–209) and the events at the end of the Han dynasty and immediately prior to the Three Kingdoms period in imperial China.
The Renault Caravelle is a sports car which was produced by the French manufacturer Renault between 1958 and 1968.
Robert Francis Hoy (April 3, 1927 – February 8, 2010), was an American actor, stuntman and director.
Robert Charles Durman Mitchum (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an American film actor, director, author, poet, composer, and singer.
Rodman Law (January 21, 1885 - October 14, 1919) born Frederick Rodman Law was a career parachutist, building climber and later silent movie stuntman and actor.
Ruth Roland (August 26, 1892 – September 22, 1937) was an American stage and film actress and film producer.
Safety Last! is a 1923 American silent romantic comedy film starring Harold Lloyd.
Sam Taylor (August 13, 1895, New York City – March 6, 1958, Santa Monica) was a film director, screenwriter, and producer, most active in the silent film era.
Samuel Michael Fuller (August 12, 1912 – October 30, 1997) was an American screenwriter, novelist, and film director known for low-budget, understated genre movies with controversial themes, often made outside the conventional studio system.
The San Fernando Valley is an urbanized valley in Los Angeles County, California, defined by the mountains of the Transverse Ranges circling it.
Santa Clarita, officially the City of Santa Clarita, is the fourth largest city in Los Angeles County, California, and the 24th largest in the state of California.
Second unit is a discrete team of filmmakers tasked with filming shots or sequences of a production, separate from the main or "first" unit.
The Selig Polyscope Company is an American motion picture company that was founded in 1896 by William Selig in Chicago.
A serial, film serial, movie serial or chapter play, is a motion picture form popular during the first half of the 20th century, consisting of a series of short subjects exhibited in consecutive order at one theater, generally advancing weekly, until the series is completed.
Shark! (also known as Caine and Maneater) is a 1969 American action film directed by Samuel Fuller and starring Burt Reynolds.
Sholavaram is a suburb, north of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
In America, a sideshow is an extra, secondary production associated with a circus, carnival, fair, or other such attraction.
The small sword or smallsword (also court sword, Gaelic: claidheamh beag or claybeg, French: épée de cour or dress sword) is a light one-handed sword designed for thrusting which evolved out of the longer and heavier rapier of the late Renaissance.
, also known as Sonny Chiba, is a Japanese actor, singer, film producer, film director, and martial artist.
The Spanish–American War (Guerra hispano-americana or Guerra hispano-estadounidense; Digmaang Espanyol-Amerikano) was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898.
A speakeasy, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, is an illicit establishment that sells alcoholic beverages.
Special effects (often abbreviated as SFX, SPFX, or simply FX) are illusions or visual tricks used in the film, television, theatre, video game and simulator industries to simulate the imagined events in a story or virtual world.
A spin is a special category of stall resulting in autorotation about the vertical axis and a shallow, rotating, downward path.
A squib is a miniature explosive device used in a wide range of industries, from special effects to military applications.
A squib load, also known as a squib round, pop and no kick, or just a squib, is a firearm malfunction in which a fired projectile does not have enough force behind it to exit the barrel, and thus becomes stuck.
Stage combat or Fight choreography is a specialised technique in theatre designed to create the illusion of physical combat without causing harm to the performers.
Steel is a 1979 drama film starring and executive produced by Lee Majors.
Stick-fighting, stickfighting, or stick fighting is a variety of martial arts which use simple long slender, blunt, hand-held, generally wooden 'sticks' for fighting; such as a staff, cane, walking stick, baton or similar.
A stirrup is a light frame or ring that holds the foot of a rider, attached to the saddle by a strap, often called a stirrup leather.
A stunt is an unusual and difficult physical feat or an act requiring a special skill, performed for artistic purposes usually on television, theatre, or cinema.
A stunt coordinator, usually an experienced stunt performer, is hired by a TV, film or theatre director or production company for stunt casting that is to arrange the casting (stunt players and stunt doubles) and performance of stunts for a film, television programme or a live audience.
A stunt double is a type of body double, specifically a skilled replacement used for dangerous film or video sequences, in movies and television (such as jumping out of a building, jumping from vehicle to vehicle, or other similar actions), and for other sophisticated stunts (especially fight scenes).
Sword swallowing is a skill in which the performer passes a sword through the mouth and down the esophagus to the stomach.
The Tallmantz Phoenix P-1 was an FAA-certified one-off aircraft built for the 1965 film production The Flight of the Phoenix and used in the picture's initial aerial sequences.
The Taurus World Stunt Awards is a yearly award ceremony held midyear that honors stunt performers in movies.
Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
David Terence "Terry" Richards (2 November 1932 – 14 June 2014) was a British actor and stuntman, best known for his appearance as the Arabian swordsman in the 1981 Indiana Jones film Raiders of the Lost Ark.
The Adventures of Robin Hood is a British television series comprising 143 half-hour, black and white episodes broadcast weekly between 1955 and 1959 on ITV starring Richard Greene as the outlaw Robin Hood and Alan Wheatley as his nemesis, the Sheriff of Nottingham.
The Count of Monte Cristo (Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by French author Alexandre Dumas (père) completed in 1844.
The Crow is a 1994 American dark fantasy action film directed by Alex Proyas, written by David J. Schow and John Shirley.
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven is a Canadian supernatural drama television series created by Bryce Zabel.
The Expendables 2 is a 2012 American action film directed by Simon West, written by Richard Wenk and Sylvester Stallone and based on a story by Ken Kaufman, David Agosto and Wenk.
The Flight of the Phoenix is a 1965 American drama film starring James Stewart, produced and directed by Robert Aldrich, and based on the 1964 novel The Flight of the Phoenix by Elleston Trevor.
The Great Train Robbery is a 1903 American silent short Western film written, produced, and directed by Edwin S. Porter, a former Edison Studios cameraman.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Hazards of Helen is an American adventure film serial (or possibly a film series) of 119 twelve-minute episodes released over a span of slightly more than two years by the Kalem Company between November 7, 1914 and February 24, 1917.
The Horse Soldiers is a 1959 DeLuxe Color war film set during the American Civil War directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne, William Holden and Constance Towers.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Master of Ballantrae is a 1953 British Technicolor adventure film starring Errol Flynn and Roger Livesey.
The Walking Dead is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series developed by Frank Darabont for AMC that is based on the comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard.
Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage.
Thomas Harper Ince (November 16, 1880 – November 19, 1924) was an American silent film producer, director, screenwriter, and actor.
Thunder Road is a black and white 1958 drama–crime film about running moonshine in the mountains of Kentucky and Tennessee in the late 1950s.
Tip Tipping (13 February 1958 – 5 February 1993), was an English film and television stuntman and actor.
Thomas Edwin Mix (born Thomas Hezikiah Mix; January 6, 1880 – October 12, 1940) was an American film actor and the star of many early Western movies between 1909 and 1935.
Tatchakorn Yeerum (ทัชชกร ยีรัมย์), formerly Phanom Yeerum (พนม ยีรัมย์;; born February 5, 1976), better known internationally as Tony Jaa and in Thailand as Jaa Phanom (จา พนม), is a Thai martial artist, actor, action choreographer, stuntman, director, and Buddhist monk.
Top Gun is a 1986 American action drama film directed by Tony Scott, and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, in association with Paramount Pictures.
Topanga is a census-designated place (CDP) in western Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Total Film is a British film magazine published 13 times a year (published monthly and a summer issue is added every year since issue 91, 2004 which is published between July and August issue) by Future Publishing.
A trapeze is a short horizontal bar hung by ropes or metal straps from a support.
Twilight Zone: The Movie is a 1983 American science fiction anthology film produced by Steven Spielberg and John Landis as a cinematic interpretation of the 1959–64 TV series created by Rod Serling.
During the American Civil War, the Union Army referred to the United States Army, the land force that fought to preserve the Union of the collective states.
The University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign (also known as U of I, Illinois, or colloquially as the University of Illinois or UIUC) is a public research university in the U.S. state of Illinois and the flagship institution of the University of Illinois System.
A utility pole is a column or post used to support overhead power lines and various other public utilities, such as electrical cable, fiber optic cable, and related equipment such as transformers and street lights.
Vampire in Brooklyn (also known as Wes Craven's Vampire in Brooklyn) is a 1995 American comedy horror film directed by Wes Craven.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.
Venice is a residential, commercial, and recreational beachfront neighborhood within Los Angeles, California.
Ventura County is a county in the southern part of the U.S. state of California.
Victor Morrow (February 14, 1929 – July 23, 1982) was an American actor and director whose credits include a starring role in the 1960s ABC television series Combat!, prominent roles in a handful of other television and film dramas, and numerous guest roles on television.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
Mark Sinclair birth record, California Birth Index.
The Wall of Death, motordrome, silodrome or Well of Death is a carnival sideshow featuring a silo- or barrel-shaped wooden cylinder, typically ranging from in diameter and made of wooden planks, inside which motorcyclists, or the drivers of miniature automobiles, travel along the vertical wall and perform stunts, held in place by friction and centrifugal force.
A waterfall is a place where water flows over a vertical drop or a series of steep drops in the course of a stream or river.
Where Eagles Dare is a 1968 British World War II action film from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer that stars Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood and Mary Ure.
James Butler Hickok (May 27, 1837 – August 2, 1876), better known as "Wild Bill" Hickok, was a folk hero of the American Old West known for his work across the frontier as a drover, wagon master, soldier, spy, scout, lawman, gunfighter, gambler, showman, and actor.
Wild West shows were traveling vaudeville performances in the United States and Europe that existed around 1870–1920.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
xXx (pronounced as Triple X) is a 2002 American spy thriller action film directed by Rob Cohen, produced by Neal H. Moritz and written by Rich Wilkes.
Enos Edward ”Yakima” Canutt (November 29, 1895 – May 24, 1986) was an American champion rodeo rider, actor, stuntman and action director.
Yvonne De Carlo (born Margaret Yvonne Middleton; September 1, 1922 – January 8, 2007) was a Canadian-American actress, dancer, and singer.
The.44 Remington Magnum, or simply.44 Magnum (10.9×33mmR), and frequently.44 Mag, is a large-bore cartridge originally designed for revolvers.
999 was a British docudrama television series presented by Michael Buerk, that premiered on 25 June 1992 on BBC One and ran until 17 September 2003.
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