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Actor-Director Richard Attenborough Has Died

People Magazine - 24 Aug 2014
As a director, Attenborough made several successful movies, from Oh What a Lovely War! in 1969 to Chaplin and Shadowlands in the 1990s. But his greatest success was Gandhi, a film that was 20 years in the planning and won eight Oscars, including Best ...
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Film Review: Annabelle

Helena Independent Record - 17 Aug 2017
And sometimes evil doll movies (yes, that's one name given to this genre) are unsettling, as when actor Anthony Hopkins and director Richard Attenborough sent shivers through us by introducing us to Fats in “Magic.” Sometimes the doll is a decoy, ...
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The Power of PJ

Roodepoort Northsider - 17 Aug 2017
They flocked to hear PJ Powers, the star who has shared the stage with the likes of Eric Clapton, Joan Armatrading, Hugh Masekela, Divine Divas, Lord Richard Attenborough, and Sibongile Khumalo and performed for Queen Elizabeth, King Juan Carlos of ...
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Burma: Insect named after beloved naturalist David Attenborough

Asian Correspondent - 16 Aug 2017
A NEWLY-IDENTIFIED, 100-million-year-old species of damselfly discovered in the Kachin State of Burma (Myanmar) has been named after iconic British broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough. Attenborough's name was chosen for the creature ...
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Seeking bigfoot: TV naturalist Attenborough gets comic homage

Bangladesh News 24 hours - 11 Aug 2017
In his show, Neenan, 31, plays Attenborough as an earnest young man in a safari jacket, seeking his big career break via a quest for a mythical creature, the sasquatch, or bigfoot. Neenan, who has worked mostly for the BBC as a comedy writer, was ...
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TV naturalist Attenborough gets comic homage

Saudi Gazette - 12 Aug 2017
A one-man show at the Edinburgh Fringe, part of the world's biggest arts festival, pokes family-friendly fun at a national institution, 91-year-old TV zoologist David Attenborough, who is famous for series such as The Blue Planet and Life on Earth ...
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Your chance to star in the remake of Brighton Rock

The Argus - 14 Aug 2017
A filmmaker is shooting a scene-for-scene remake of the original Brighton Rock film, released in 1947 and starring Richard Attenborough. Richard DeDomenici has made low-budget reproductions of many famous films in the locations they were shot. Brighton ...
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British history with an Indian soul

The Hindu - 16 Aug 2017
The initial intent was also to make the film on an epic and opulent scale like Gandhi (1982), but unlike Academy Award-winning Richard Attenborough film, Chadha didn't have a lavish budget. “So by telling an upstairs-downstairs story, we used the house ...
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Notable World War II films that look at the big picture

Omaha World-Herald - 21 Jul 2017
“A Bridge Too Far” (1977): Richard Attenborough's account of the 1944 Allied operation to capture several important bridges in order to break German lines. Stars Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Gene Hackman, Anthony Hopkins; everyone, it stars everyone.
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Film Retrospective: World War II Works

Santa Monica Mirror - 15 Aug 2017
“Dunkirk” 1958. Director Leslie Norman. Stars John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee and Lionel Jefferies. The first movie to deal with the BEF (British Expeditionary Force) about the evacuation and its top marks all the way in story and acting ...
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London Calling: Five Plays in Five Days

The New Yorker - 08 Aug 2017
Every night in London for fifty-eight years, no matter the weather or the state of the nation, the curtain has opened on a production of “The Mousetrap.” Richard Attenborough and Sylvia Sims first starred in the title roles. (When Christie came to see ...
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'There was always a huge calm on the set'

The Hindu - 14 Aug 2017
That is where Richard's (Attenborough) and the main officer's costumes came from. The others we had stitched based on Andrew's sketches. And Shama Zaidi designed the Indian costumes? Mrs. Ray wrote in her book that someone had lent their jamawar ...
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Dunkirk among greatest war films ever

Orlando Weekly - 19 Jul 2017
The events have been depicted on film before, perhaps most notably in the identically titled Dunkirk (1958) starring John Mills and Richard Attenborough, but it was vastly different from Nolan's version, with the military aspect only part of its story ...

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