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George Gershwin Biography

Produced on September 26, 1898, in Brooklyn, Ny, George Gershwin dropped out of school and started playing piano professionally at age 15. In just several years, he was among the very popular musicians in The United States. A composer of jazz, opera and popular tunes for stage and screen, a ...

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Cheryl Crane Biography

Cheryl Crane is the daughter of movie celebrity and model Lana Turner and celebrity Jef Stephen Crane. Crane was the only child of Turner, whose promiscuity and seven distinct husbands caused a troubled upbringing. In 1958 when she was only fourteen years of age, Crane overheard the guy threatening to ...

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Edwin S. Porter Biography

In 1897, he devised the Beadnell film projector. He afterwards invested in his own movie gear firm, but the 1929 stock market crash put him out of business. In the 1930s he worked on home movie cameras. He expired on April 3, 1941, in NYC. The son of a furniture ...

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