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Fanny Elssler (1937 film)

Fanny Elssler is a 1937 German historical drama film directed by Paul Martin and starring Lilian Harvey, Rolf Moebius, and Willy Birgel. It was loosely based on the life of the dancer Fanny Elssler. The films sets were designed by the art directo ...

Waltz War

Waltz War is a 1933 German biographical film directed by Ludwig Berger and starring Renate Muller, Willy Fritsch and Paul Horbiger. It depicts the life of the Austrian ballet dancer Katti Lanner who eventually settled in Victorian Britain. It is ...

The White Crow

The White Crow is a 2018 biographical drama film written by David Hare and directed by Ralph Fiennes. It chronicles the life and dance career of ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev, played by Oleg Ivenko. It is inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The L ...

Gods and Monsters (film)

Gods and Monsters is a 1998 period drama film that recounts the partly fictionalized last days of the life of film director James Whale, whose experience of war in World War I is a central theme. It stars Ian McKellen as Whale, along with Brendan ...

Martin Scorsese (song)

Martin Scorsese is a song by avant-garde band King Missile, about the film director of the same name. It was the third and final single from the bands 1992 album Happy Hour.

Worried About Ray

Worried About Ray is the debut single by British pop rock band The Hoosiers. The song utilises parts of The Turtles 1967 hit "Happy Together", and its writers, Alan Gordon and Garry Bonner, are credited as co-writers. It was the first single to b ...

Molly (miniseries)

Molly is a two-part Australian miniseries about music legend Molly Meldrum. Aired on the Seven Network, the first part premiered on 7 February 2016, with the second and final half screening on 14 February. It is based on Meldrums biography, The N ...

Cultural depictions of Edward VI of England

Edward VI is a central character in Mark Twains novel The Prince and the Pauper, in which the young prince and a pauper boy named Tom Canty, who bears a strikingly uncanny resemblance to Edward, deliberately exchange places. This ultimately leads ...

Cultural depictions of Edward I of England

Edwards life was dramatised in the Famous Chronicle of King Edward the First, a Renaissance theatrical play by George Peele. Edward I was often featured in historical fictions written in the Victorian and Edwardian Eras. Novels featuring Edward f ...

Cultural depictions of Edward II of England

Bertolt Brechts adaptation of Marlowes play, The Life of Edward II of England, was written in 1923. The English composer John McCabes ballet, Edward II 1995, is also based on the Marlowe play. The most famous fictional account of Edward IIs reign ...

Cultural depictions of Edward III of England

Edward III of England is the central character in the play Edward III, sometimes attributed to William Shakespeare. He also appears as a boy in Edward II by Christopher Marlowe. Edward is also the protagonist of William Blakes early drama Edward ...

Cultural depictions of Edward IV of England

In alphabetical order, excluding The Mistress to the Crown by Isolde Martyn The story of his mistress Jane Shore Queen of Trial and Sorrow by Susan Appleyard The story of Elizabeth Woodville Daughter of York by Anne Easter Smith The fictionalized ...

Cultural depictions of Henry II of England

Henry II ruled as King of England from 1154 to 1189 and at various times he also partially controlled Scotland, Wales, Ireland and the Duchy of Brittany. He has been depicted in various cultural media.

Cultural depictions of John, King of England

Philip Jose Farmer, a science fiction author, featured King John as one of several historical figures in his Riverworld Saga. Sharon Penmans Here Be Dragons deals with the reign of John, the development of Wales under Llewelyns rule, and Llewelyn ...

King Jaja of Opobo Memorial

The King Jaja of Opobo Memorial is a bronze monument in memory of King Jaja of Opobo, erected by public subscription in 1903. It was listed as being of special architectural, historical or cultural significance by the National Commission for Muse ...

King Roger

King Roger is an opera in three acts by Karol Szymanowski to a Polish libretto by the composer himself and Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz, the composers cousin. The score was finished in 1924. The opera received its world premiere on 19 June 1926 at the G ...

Cultural depictions of Richard I of England

The Scots philosopher and chronicler John Mair was the first to associate Richard with the Robin Hood legends in his Historia majoris Britannae, tam Angliae quam Scotiae 1521. In the earliest Robin Hood ballads the only king mentioned is "Edward ...

Cultural depictions of Richard II of England

Richard is a main character in Within The Hollow Crown by Margaret Campbell Barnes. He is one of the main characters in The Gentle Falcon by Hilda Lewis. Richard is the central character in Richard II, a play by William Shakespeare dating from ar ...

Cultural depictions of Richard III of England

Richard III of England has been depicted in literature and popular culture many times. In the Tudor period he was invariably portrayed as a villain, most famously in Shakespeares play Richard III, but also in other literature of the period. Richa ...

Cultural depictions of Stephen, King of England

King Stephen of England was a grandson of William the Conqueror, and has been depicted in various cultural works. He was King of England from 1135 to his death, and also the Count of Boulogne jure uxoris. His reign was marked by civil war with hi ...

Statue of Niels Juel

The Statue of Niels Juel, created by the sculptor Theobald Stein, was unveiled in 1881 at Holmens Kanal in Copenhagen, Denmark. It stands next to Church of Holmen where he is buried and close to his former home in Kongens Nytorv. The monument wit ...

Mercenaries in popular culture

Like piracy, the mercenary ethos resonates with idealized adventure, mystery, and danger, and appears frequently in popular culture. Many are called adventurers, filibusters, soldiers of fortune, gunslingers, gunrunners, ronin, and knights errant.

Veer Hamirji – Somnath ni Sakhate

Veer Hamirji - Somnath ni Sakhate is a Gujarati film released on 25 May 2012. The film did not perform well at the Gujarati box office as it stayed in the cinema for just one week. However, it was shortlisted for Indian submissions for the Academ ...

(I Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum

Channing All Over Your Tatum is a novelty song by actors Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum featuring television host Jimmy Kimmel performed on a Jimmy Kimmel Live! special using Channing Tatums name as an adult innuendo. Based on the success of the c ...

The Linda McCartney Story

The Linda McCartney Story is a 2000 British-American drama television film directed by Armand Mastroianni, starring Elizabeth Mitchell and Gary Bakewell. Based on the book Linda McCartney: The Biography, presenting the life story of Linda McCartn ...

The Look of Love (film)

The Look of Love is a 2013 British biopic of Paul Raymond, directed by Michael Winterbottom. It stars Steve Coogan as Raymond. The film was released in the United Kingdom on 26 April 2013.

Lady Godiva in popular culture

Lady Godiva was an Anglo-Saxon noblewoman who, according to legend, rode naked through the streets of Coventry, in England, covering herself only with her long hair, in order to gain a remission of the oppressive taxation imposed by her husband o ...

Goodbye Priscilla (Bye Baby Blue)

Goodbye Priscilla is a song written by Deanna Summers, David Saxton and Ben Shaw. It was published by Silicon Music, BMI in 1977 and first recorded by Gene Summers that same year. The song was initially released by Tear Drop Records as a one-side ...

Soldier Boy (The Shirelles song)

Record executive Florence Greenberg, founder of Scepter Records the Shirelles record label, wrote the song and was originally titled "Ill Be True To You". The main frame of the songs lyrics make no mention of a soldier. It was only in the studio ...

Barelli

Barelli is a comics series featuring an eponymous character, created by Bob de Moor, which first appeared in the Franco-Belgian comics magazine Tintin on July 27, 1950. Barelli made sporadic serial runs throughout the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s while ...

Bug!

Bug! is a platform video game developed by Realtime Associates and published by Sega originally for its console, the Sega Saturn. It was first released: in North America, in 1995, just weeks after the Saturns launch there; in Europe. on September ...

Bunny (comics)

Bunny Ball is a teenage-girl character in humor comic books published by Harvey Comics. She was created by a separate company as a projected doll toy, with Harvey Comics having the comic-book license. The comic was originally written by Warren Ha ...

Captain Qwark

Captain Qwark is a fictional character from Insomniac Games Ratchet & Clank video game series. He first appeared in the 2002 video game Ratchet & Clank as one of the main antagonists. He then became the main antagonist of the second game. However ...

Johnny "Drama" Chase

Jonathan "Drama" Chase is a fictional character on the comedy-drama television series Entourage. He is played by Kevin Dillon. He is often addressed by other characters as Johnny Drama or Drama, but it is not made clear whether this is just a nic ...

Vincent Chase

Vincent Chase is a fictional character on the comedy-drama television series Entourage. He is played by Adrian Grenier. Named after the Head of Casting for MGM Studios in the 60s and 70s, Mr. Chase groomed actors such as Robert Pine, Linda Evans, ...

Clank (Ratchet & Clank)

Clank is one of the titular protagonist game characters in the Ratchet & Clank video game series by Insomniac Games.

Julie Dozier

Julie Dozier is a character in Edna Ferbers 1926 novel Show Boat. In the Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein IIs classic musical version of it, which opened on Broadway on December 27, 1927, her stage name is Julie La Verne. She is exposed as Julie ...

Dixie Dugan

Dixie Dugan is best known as a long-running syndicated newspaper comic strip published from October 21, 1929 to October 8, 1966. The title character was originally modeled after 1920s film actress Louise Brooks and early stories followed Dixies e ...

Fei Long

Fei Long is a fictional character in the Street Fighter series. He made his first appearance in Super Street Fighter II in 1993 as one of the four new characters introduced in the game. In the series, he is a martial artist and action movie star. ...

David Fisher (Six Feet Under)

David James Fisher is a fictional character played by Michael C. Hall on the HBO television series Six Feet Under. The character is the middle child of three and is a third-generation funeral director. Initially, the character is portrayed as soc ...

Flygirl (Archie Comics)

In addition to appearing in the Flys title in the 1960s, she also appeared in short stories in other Archie titles Pep Comics #153, 155, 156, 158 and Laugh Comics #136, 137, 143. During the mid-1960s Radio Comics/Mighty Comics period, Flygirl app ...

Ginger Grant

Grant is a "movie star", and would casually mention names of some of the biggest movie stars of the day, as co-stars or acquaintances, suggesting that she too was a great star. She also mentions her roommate and fellow actress, Debbie Dawson, sev ...

Carla Gray

Carla Gray is a fictional character from the American soap opera One Life to Live, played by actress Ellen Holly. The role appeared from October 1968 through December 1980, and from May 1983 through December 1985. Carla was one of the original ch ...

Hardcase

Hardcase is a comic book series written by James Hudnall for Malibu Comics’ Ultraverse imprint, which lasted 26 issues. The series was about Tom Hawke, who became one of the first publicly known Ultras.

Harriet Hayes

Hannah Harriet Hayes is a fictional character on the US television series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, played by Sarah Paulson. The character is loosely based on actress Kristin Chenoweth ; there is an opinion that she is also at least partiall ...

Robbie Hunter (Home and Away)

Robert George "Robbie" Hunter is a fictional character from the Australian soap opera Home and Away, played by Jason Smith. He made his first on screen appearance on 25 November 2003. Robbies storylines have included adjusting to a new stepfamily ...

Jane Doe (character)

Jane Doe is the name of a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. She first appeared in Arkham Asylum: Living Hell #1 and was created by Dan Slott and Ryan Sook. Sarah Pidgeon portrays a variation of the char ...

Johnny Sorrow

Johnny Sorrow is a fictional character that appears in publications published by DC Comics. The character first appeared in Secret Origins of Super-Villains 80-Page Giant #1 and was created by writers Geoff Johns and David Goyer and artist Phil W ...

Katy Keene

Katy Keene, a character created by Bill Woggon, has appeared in several comic book series published by Archie Comics since 1945. She is a model/actress/singer marketed by the publisher as "Americas Queen of Pin-Ups and Fashions". Readers were enc ...

Drury Lane (character)

Drury Lane is a fictional detective created by Ellery Queen in the 1930s under the byline of Barnaby Ross. He is a retired Shakespearian actor who lives in a lavish castle on the Hudson River. His backstory involves leaving the theatre because he ...