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In the 1940s, Joan appeared on-stage in an Agatha Christie play, Appointment with Death, which was seen by Christie who wrote in a note to her, " I hope one day you will play my dear Miss Marple ".
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1940s and Joan
The 1940s in New York City heralded the triumph of American abstract expressionism, a modernist movement that combined lessons learned from Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, surrealism, Joan Miró, cubism, Fauvism, and early modernism via great teachers in America like Hans Hofmann and John D. Graham.
A number of performers influenced by traditional music, like Josh White, Burl Ives, and The Weavers, enjoyed considerable commercial success in the 1940s, leading to a broader commercial revival in the late 1950s through the mid 1960s with performers like The Kingston Trio, Joan Baez, and Peter, Paul and Mary selling millions of record albums.
In the 1940s, Robinson demonstrated his ability to succeed in comedic and film noir roles, including Raoul Walsh's Manpower ( 1941 ) with Marlene Dietrich and George Raft, Larceny, Inc. ( 1942 ) with Jane Wyman and Broderick Crawford, Billy Wilder's Double Indemnity ( 1944 ) with Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck, Fritz Lang's The Woman in the Window ( 1945 ) with Joan Bennett and Raymond Massey, Fritz Lang's Scarlet Street ( 1945 ) with Joan Bennett and Dan Duryea, and Orson Welles ' The Stranger ( 1946 ) with Orson Welles and Loretta Young.
Lupita Tovar, Maureen O ' Hara, Deanna Durbin, Mary Carlisle, Shirley Temple, Jane Withers, Joan Fontaine and sister Olivia De Havilland are the last main 1930s actresses, and Marsha Hunt, Lauren Bacall, Esther Williams, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas, Eli Wallach and Nanette Fabray are some of the last from the 1940s.
On weekends in the 1940s, she and her mother would go to the movies independently to watch the likes of Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, and Lena Horne portray glamorous lives on screen.
Invented by Joan and Rudolf Benesh in the late 1940s, the system uses abstract symbols based on figurative representations of the human body.
He worked as a mathematician while his wife Joan was a dancer in Sadler's Wells ballet in the late 1940s.
He continued working steadily through the 1940s, playing small roles opposite some of Hollywood's leading actresses, such as Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich, Paulette Goddard and Greta Garbo in her final film, Two-Faced Woman ( 1942 ).
She worked alongside Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., in the film The Corsican Brothers and had a role in the Academy Award winning Disney film Song of the South ; she also appeared in Daisy Kenyon, which starred Joan Crawford and Henry Fonda, but by the late 1940s her film roles were becoming infrequent and less notable.
He was also the first husband of Joan Stanton who was known as Joan Alexander in the 1940s when she was the voice of Lois Lane on the radio version of “ The Adventures of Superman ”.
Last-billed, and introduced to Tommy Kelly in the final scene as David Holt's appealing sister, Marjorie, is fifteen-year-old Joan Brodel who, rechristened Joan Leslie, would be launched by Warner Bros. as an ingenue and, subsequently, leading lady of the 1940s in a film released five months after Military Academy, High Sierra.
Singers of the 1930s and 1940s included Dora Labbette, Joan Hammond, Heddle Nash, Norman Allin and Otakar Kraus.
Remembered best for the 1950s television comedy I Married Joan, Davis had a successful earlier career as a B-movie actress and a leading star of 1940s radio comedy.
1940s and appeared
The first mainframe computers, using firstly vacuum tubes and later transistors in the logic circuits, appeared in the 1940s and 1950s.
Notable jazz bassists from the 1940s to the 1950s included bassist Jimmy Blanton ( 1918 – 1942 ) whose short tenure in the Duke Ellington Swing band ( cut short by his death from tuberculosis ) introduced new melodic and harmonic solo ideas for the instrument ; bassist Ray Brown ( 1926 – 2002 ), known for backing Beboppers Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum and Charlie Parker, and forming the Modern Jazz Quartet ; hard bop bassist Ron Carter ( born 1937 ), who has appeared on 3, 500 albums make him one of the most-recorded bassists in jazz history, including LPs by Thelonious Monk and Wes Montgomery and many Blue Note Records artists ; and Paul Chambers ( 1935 – 1969 ), a member of the Miles Davis Quintet ( including the landmark modal jazz recording Kind of Blue ) and many other 1950s and 1960s rhythm sections, was known for his virtuosic improvisations.
Thus the only concentration of troops in Conakry appeared to be the armoured battalion, with a modest number of Soviet medium tanks manufactured in the late 1940s, as well as Soviet APCs, and elements of the engineer battalion.
The Neopagan religion of Wicca publicly appeared in the 1940s, and Gerald Gardner introduced the Book of Shadows as a Wiccan Grimoire.
The American modernist dramatist Eugene O ' Neill's, career began in 1914, but his major works appeared in the 1920s and 1930s and early 1940s.
When the first modern digital computers appeared in the early 1940s, the instructions to make them operate were wired into the machine.
Later, Trantor gained prominence when the 1940s Foundation series first appeared in print ( in the form of short stories ).
There have also been episodes for the series produced for the Disney comic books worldwide, in USA, Denmark and the Netherlands, from the 1940s up to the present day, 2012 .< REF >" Brer Rabbit " at Inducks </ REF > Brer Bear and Brer Fox also appeared frequently in Disney's Big Bad Wolf stories, although here, Brer Bear was usually cast as an honest farmer and family man, instead of the bad guy in his original appearances.
Three others are notable: Albert Höllerer, a pilot in World War II, appeared briefly and had his story summarized in Swamp Thing # 47 ( May 1986 ), and Aaron Hayley appeared in the Swamp Thing: Roots graphic novel ( 1998 ) set in the 1940s, and Alan Hallman, the Swamp Thing of the 1950s and 1960s, introduced in Vol.
He also appeared as a juvenile performer in many non-Roach feature films, including the Wheeler & Woolsey comedy Kentucky Kernels and two Fritz Lang features of the 1940s.
The former appeared in Astounding Science Fiction in 1943 and 1948 and was collected in hardcover as Robots Have No Tails ( Gnome, 1952 ), and the latter appeared in Thrilling Wonder Stories in the late 1940s.
But in the second half of the 1940s, many new magazines appeared, in most cases only for a few weeks or months though.
* Dorris Bowdon, a Coldwater native, was a screen actress who appeared in several motion pictures in the 1930s and 1940s and is best known for her role as Rosasharn in the film adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel " The Grapes of Wrath ", starring Henry Fonda.
A 1987 magazine retrospective on the character said this revival had been initially announced as a team-up with Doctor Mid-Nite After a three-issue try-out in Showcase, the Spectre appeared in the superhero-team comic Justice League of America # 46-47 ( Sept-Oct 1966 ) in that year's team-up of the titular group and its 1940s predecessors, the Justice Society of America ( which had also been written by Fox ).
He appeared in many notable films from the early 1940s through to the mid 1960s, including High Sierra, Champion, They Died with Their Boots On, The Glass Menagerie, Lawrence of Arabia, Peyton Place, Some Came Running, Elmer Gantry and Fantastic Voyage.
During the late 1940s and 1950s she appeared in small but highly varied supporting roles in a number of films while simultaneously appearing on stage at the Turnabout Theatre in Hollywood.
Valerie Hobson ( 14 April 1917 – 13 November 1998 ) was a British actress who appeared in a number of British films during the 1940s and 1950s.
1940s and on-stage
In the 1940s she appeared on-stage in an Agatha Christie play, Appointment with Death, which was seen by Christie who wrote in a note to her, " I hope one day you will play my dear Miss Marple ".
1940s and Agatha
Gladys Mitchell rivalled Agatha Christie for UK sales in the 1930s and 1940s but only one of her 66 novels remains in print despite a BBC television series of the The Mrs Bradley Mysteries in 1999.
Christie's notebooks are open to imaginative interpretation and coloring in hindsight, and John Curran argues in his book Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks that Sleeping Murder was still being planned at the end of the 1940s and the beginning of the 1950s.
A number of very successful plays ran at the theatre in the 1930s and 1940s, including Agatha Christie's Ten Little Niggers, which was interrupted when a bomb damaged the roof of the theatre in 1944.
1940s and Christie
* John Reginald Halliday Christie ( 1899-1953 ), an English serial killer active in the 1940s and 1950s murdered at least seven women including his wife Ethel in his flat at 10 Rillington Place, Notting Hill, London.
He wrote about several miscarriages of justice in the 1940s and 1950s, such as the hanging of Timothy Evans when it later emerged that serial killer John Christie had murdered Evans's wife and had given perjured evidence at Evans's trial in 1949.
John Reginald Halliday Christie ( 8 April 1899 – 15 July 1953 ), born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, was a notorious English serial killer active in the 1940s and early 1950s.