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Searching for a Monuments Man

Herald Palladium - 12 Nov 2017
He did find a reference to Williams on the Monuments Men Foundation website, dedicated to the men and women who recovered art looted by the Nazis during WWII. That biographical sketch mentioned his membership in the Berrien Artist Guild in St. Joseph, ...
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Painting looted from Hitler to be auctioned in Cologne

Art Newspaper - 14 Nov 2017
Efforts by the Monuments Men to recover the art stolen from the Führerbau in the immediate aftermath of the plunder were largely unsuccessful. Appeals to citizens of Munich to return paintings met with limited success. A maid had buried some artworks ...
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George Clooney returning to TV with adaptation of 'Catch-22' - 17 Nov 2017
He also has directed movies such as Good Night, and Good Luck, The Monuments Men and Suburbicon. Related UPI Stories. Rihanna, Amal Clooney, Donatella Versace to host 2018 Met Gala · Matt Damon appears as George Clooney's nanny on 'Jimmy ...
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Real 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Town Wins Best Filming Location in Europe

Condé Nast Traveler - 09 Nov 2017
And if that's not enough, the town also makes cameos in The Book Thief (2013) and The Monuments Men (2014). Even though Görlitz is often jokingly referred to as "Görliwood" (makes sense), you don't have to be a filmmaker or Hollywood star to enjoy the ...
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Iowa on film: New documentary nonprofit launching in Iowa City

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines - 03 Nov 2017
New Mile Media Arts The first documentary from the nonprofit New Mile Media Arts in Iowa City focuses on University of Iowa student George Stout, who became the leader of the Monuments Men, a World War II special forces unit tasked with retrieving art ...
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Monuments of the Heart

HuffPost - 16 Nov 2017
Today, there is mass controversy surrounding the monuments erected to those who fought for the Confederate States of America. The monuments stand as tributes to those who gave their lives to preserve their way of life in the South. These men left ...
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Robert Edsel to Speak on Campus

Ipfwcommunicator - 26 Oct 2017
A historian and advocate of art preservation, Edsel is the author of three nonfiction books. Edsel is the author of the New York Times best-selling book The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, which ...
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'Jigsaw' Carves Up Clooney's 'Suburbicon' at the Box Office

New York Times - 29 Oct 2017
Mr. Clooney's last film, “The Monuments Men,” was also a critical and commercial disappointment in 2014. So was “Leatherheads” in 2008. His first stab at directing, “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,” got good reviews in 2002 but fizzled at the box office.
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Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - 14 Nov 2017
Omnibus Lecture: Robert Edsel – Author of “The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History”; 7:30 p.m.; IPFW, Auer Auditorium, Rhinehart Music Center, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free, but tickets needed; ...
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Quote of the Day: History and Monuments - 10 Nov 2017
George Clooney in the movie The Monuments Men. I love this movie, the humor, the actors, the message. The true story that the movie is based on, however, is far from funny. Great works of art from around the world — sculptures, paintings, priceless ...
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Jean Dujardin to Star in ABC Pilot The French Detective

TVOvermind - 15 Nov 2017
One of the best French actors today is going to make his way to the American television. ABC has given a put pilot comment to the drama pilot, The French Detective, based on James Patterson's Luc Moncrief mysteries, from EuropaCorp TV Studios.
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'Suburbicon' is a tonally uneven condemnation of white privilege

New Times SLO - 02 Nov 2017
George Clooney (Confessions of a Dangerous Mind; Good Night, and Good Luck; Leatherheads; The Ides of March; Monuments Men) directs this black comedy written by Joel and Ethan Coen (Blood Simple, Miller's Crossing, Fargo, The Big Lebowski) about ...

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