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Virgil Ross
VIRGIL WALTER ROSS (August 8, 1907 – May 15, 1996) was an American artist, cartoonist, and animator best known for his work on the Warner Bros. animated shorts. CONTENTS * 1 Early years * 2 Cartooning and animation * 3 Awards * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY YEARS Virgil Ross (as he was usually known) spent his early years in New York state and in Michigan
Michigan
, but his family moved to Long Beach , California
California
, when he was in his late teens. This state was to be his primary home for the rest of his life. CARTOONING AND ANIMATIONHis introduction to cartooning was in high-school, where he took a class in that art form. Early work was done for Charles B. Mintz (later Screen Gems
Screen Gems
), Ub Iwerks
Ub Iwerks
studio, and then on to Walter Lantz , where he began animation work
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Woody Woodpecker
WOODY WOODPECKER is an anthropomorphic animated woodpecker, inspired by the acorn woodpecker and also resembling the pileated woodpecker , who appeared in theatrical short films produced by the Walter Lantz animation studio and distributed by Universal Pictures . Though not the first of the screwball characters that became popular in the 1940s, Woody is one of the most indicative of the type. Woody was created in 1940 by Lantz and storyboard artist Ben "Bugs" Hardaway , who had previously laid the groundwork for two other screwball characters, Bugs Bunny
Bugs Bunny
and Daffy Duck
Daffy Duck
, at the Warner Bros. cartoon studio in the late 1930s. Woody's character and design evolved over the years, from an insane bird with an unusually garish design to a more refined looking and acting character in the vein of the later Chuck Jones
Chuck Jones
version of Bugs Bunny
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Marvel Comics
MARVEL COMICS is the common name and primary imprint of MARVEL WORLDWIDE INC., formerly MARVEL PUBLISHING, INC. and MARVEL COMICS GROUP, an American publisher of comic books and related media. In 2009, The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company
acquired Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment
, Marvel Worldwide's parent company. Marvel started in 1939 as Timely Publications , and by the early 1950s, had generally become known as Atlas Comics . The Marvel branding began 1961, the year that the company launched The Fantastic Four and other superhero titles created by Stan Lee
Stan Lee
, Jack Kirby , Steve Ditko , and many others
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Star Trek
The Original Series films * The Motion Picture (1979) * II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) * III: The Search for Spock (1984) * IV: The Voyage Home (1986) * V: The Final Frontier (1989) * VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)The Next Generation films * Generations (1994) * First Contact (1996) * Insurrection (1998) * Nemesis (2002)Reboot films * Star Trek
Star Trek
(2009) * Into Darkness (2
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Walter Lantz
WALTER BENJAMIN LANTZ (April 27, 1899 – March 22, 1994) was an American cartoonist , animator , film producer , director and actor best known for founding Walter Lantz Productions
Walter Lantz Productions
and creating Woody Woodpecker . CONTENTS* 1 Biography * 1.1 Early years and start in animation * 1.2 The Oswald era * 1.3 The Woody Woodpecker era * 1.4 Retirement and death * 2 Characters * 3 Awards * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links BIOGRAPHYEARLY YEARS AND START IN ANIMATIONLantz was born in New Rochelle, New York
New Rochelle, New York
, to Italian immigrant parents, Francesco Paolo Lantz (formerly Lanza) and Maria Gervasi from Calitri . According to Joe Adamson's biography, The Walter Lantz Story, Lantz's father was given his new surname by an immigration official who anglicized it
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Academy Awards
Spotlight BEST PICTUREMoonlight The ACADEMY AWARDS, now known officially as THE OSCARS, is a set of twenty-four 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 various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit", which has become commonly known by its nickname "Oscar". The awards, first presented in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel , are overseen by AMPAS. The awards ceremony was first broadcast on radio in 1930 and televised for the first time in 1953. It is now seen live in more than 200 countries and can be streamed live online. The Academy Awards ceremony is the oldest worldwide entertainment awards ceremony
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Oscars
Spotlight BEST PICTUREMoonlight The ACADEMY AWARDS, now known officially as THE OSCARS, is a set of twenty-four 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 various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit", which has become commonly known by its nickname "Oscar". The awards, first presented in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel , are overseen by AMPAS. The awards ceremony was first broadcast on radio in 1930 and televised for the first time in 1953. It is now seen live in more than 200 countries and can be streamed live online. The Academy Awards ceremony is the oldest worldwide entertainment awards ceremony
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The BIBLIOTHèQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE (BNF; French: ) is the National Library of France
France
, located in Paris
Paris
. It is the national repository of all that is published in France. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 New buildings * 3 Mission * 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection * 5 Digital library * 6 Popular culture * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 Further reading * 10 External links HISTORYThe National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace by Charles V in 1368. Charles had received a collection of manuscripts from his predecessor, John II , and transferred them to the Louvre
Louvre
from the Palais de la Cité
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International Standard Name Identifier
The INTERNATIONAL STANDARD NAME IDENTIFIER (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012. The ISO technical committee 46, subcommittee 9 ( TC 46/SC 9 ) is responsible for the development of the standard. ISNI can be used to disambiguate names that might otherwise be confused, and links the data about names that are collected and used in all sectors of the media industries
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IMDb
IMDB, formerly known as INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE, is an online database of information related to films, television programs and video games, including cast, production crew, fictional characters, biographies, plot summaries, trivia and reviews, operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon . As of December 2017 , IMDb
IMDb
has approximately 4.7 million titles (including episodes) and 8.3 million personalities in its database, as well as 83 million registered users. The site enables registered users to submit new material and edits to existing entries. Users with a proven track record of submitting factual data are given instant approval for minor additions such as filming locations. However, image, name, character name, plot summaries, and title changes are screened before publication, and usually take between 24–72 hours to appear
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Ub Iwerks
UBBE EERT "UB" IWERKS, A.S.C. (/ˈʌb ˈaɪwɜːrks/ ; March 24, 1901 – July 7, 1971) was an American animator , cartoonist , character designer , inventor , and special effects technician, who created Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and Mickey Mouse
Mickey Mouse
with Walt Disney
Walt Disney
. The works Iwerks produced alongside Disney went on to win numerous awards, including multiple Academy Awards
Academy Awards
. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri
. His father, Eert Ubbe Iwerks, immigrated to the U.S. in 1869 from the village of Uttum in East Frisia (northwest Germany
Germany
, today part of the municipality of Krummhörn ). Ub's full name can be seen on early "Alice" shorts that he signed. Several years later he simplified his name to "Ub Iwerks", sometimes written as "U. B. Iwerks"
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Hanna Barbera
HANNA-BARBERA PRODUCTIONS, INC. (simply known as HANNA-BARBERA and also referred to as H-B ENTERPRISES, H-B PRODUCTION COMPANY and HANNA-BARBERA CARTOONS, INC.) was an American animation studio that dominated American television animation for over three decades in the mid 20th century. It was founded in 1957 by former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
animation directors William Hanna and Joseph Barbera (creators of Tom and Jerry ) and live-action director George Sidney in partnership with Screen Gems , a TV unit of Columbia Pictures
Columbia Pictures
. In late 1966, it was sold to Taft Broadcasting and spent two decades as its subsidiary. It is officially considered the very first major animation studio to successfully produce cartoons exclusively for television
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Michigan
MICHIGAN (/ˈmɪʃɪɡən/ ( listen )) is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States
United States
. The state's name, Michigan, originates from the ( Ojibwe
Ojibwe
word) mishigamaa, meaning "large water" or "large lake". Michigan
Michigan
is the tenth most populous of the 50 United States
United States
, with the 11th most extensive total area, and the largest state by total area east of the Mississippi River
Mississippi River
. Michigan's capital is Lansing
Lansing
, and its largest city is Detroit
Detroit
. Michigan
Michigan
is the only state to consist of two peninsulas . The Lower Peninsula
Peninsula
, to which the name Michigan
Michigan
was originally applied, is often noted to be shaped like a mitten
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New York (state)
NEW YORK is a state in the northeastern United States
United States
. New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States
United States
. With an estimated 19.85 million residents in 2017, it is the fourth most populous state in the United States. To differentiate from its city with the same name, it is sometimes called NEW YORK STATE. The state's most populous city, New York City
New York City
, which makes up over 40% of the state's population, also doubles as the United States' most populous city. Two-thirds of the state's population lives in the New York metropolitan area , and nearly 40% lives on Long Island
Long Island
. The state and city were both named for the 17th-century Duke of York
Duke of York
, future King James II of England
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Screen Gems
SCREEN GEMS is an American film production and distribution studio that is a division of Sony
Sony
Pictures Entertainment's Sony
Sony
Pictures Motion Picture Group . It has served several different purposes for its parent companies over the decades since its incorporation. The label currently specializes in genre films, namely horror
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