Frances Drake
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Frances Drake
Frances Drake was an American actress, is best known for playing Eponine in Les Misérables (1935).
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gamescom 2011 – 8 Minuten Video zur Uncharted 3 Demo veröffentlicht - Krautgaming
Google News - over 5 years
In Uncharted 3 begibt sich der Serienheld Nathan Drake erneut auf Schatzsuche und wandelt wie schon in Uncharted auf den Spuren seines berühmten Vorfahren Sir Frances Drake. Begleitet wird er erneut von seinem langjährigen Partner Victor Sullivan
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Lessons learned: Remembering that first day of school - Greenwich Citizen
Google News - over 5 years
To my great embarrassment, she corrected me, saying, "Our new student thinks Sir Frances Drake is darling. What do you think, class?" I don't remember too much else about this English hero (or pirate depending on your point of view), but I do know he
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Author, historian to speak at Garibaldi Museum - Tillamook Headlight Herald
Google News - over 5 years
This free event and discussion will focus on the presence of Frances Drake's famous Golden Hinde in Nehalem Bay. The presentation will also cover the "treasure rocks" on Neahkahnie Mountain and repairs Drake made to his vessel in Nehalem Bay
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Our favorite summer foods, explained - Salon
Google News - over 5 years
Naturally, pirates took notice; over the years, the fleet drew fire from English and Dutch privateers, including Sir Frances Drake. When China galleons docked at Acapulco, crews of Filipino sailors unloaded porcelain, silk, ivory,
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Neil Burger dirigirá 'Uncharted: El tesoro de Drake' - SensaCine
Google News - over 5 years
Con la incorporación de Burger al proyecto, el estudio quiere empezar lo antes posible la producción de la película, con el deseo que se convierta en una franquicia tipo 'Indiana Jones' sobre Nathan Drake, un descendiente de Sir Frances Drake que
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Guanajería Gubernamental - Cuba en Noticias
Google News - over 5 years
Eso precisamente sucedió hace siete décadas, exactamente en 1941, época en que aquí está cantando Toña la Negra, Lecuona lleva Lola Cruz a escena, un tal Frances Drake —casi el nombre del pirata—se ocupa del horóscopo en el periódico El Mundo,
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Johnny Appleseed tale grew tall in Leominster - Worcester Telegram
Google News - over 5 years
“Nobody knows who Frances Drake was, but if you look at the historical value between the two, (Drake and Chapman) it's like comparing a hundred dollar bill to a nickel. There is no comparison,” Mr. Bodanza said
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Hotel's walls encapsulate a nation's history - New Zealand Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Among them were Sir Frances Drake and the notorious Henry Morgan. The cannons from this era of raid and invasion are still in situ in the grounds and have Unesco protection. For the next three decades after its opening, the Nacional was the playground
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How the hot dog became the most American food - Salon
Google News - over 5 years
Naturally, pirates took notice; over the years, the fleet drew fire from English and Dutch privateers, including Sir Frances Drake. When China galleons docked at Acapulco, crews of Filipino sailors unloaded porcelain, silk, ivory,
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Hawkes leads journey to the depths of the sea - North Bay Business Journal
Google News - over 5 years
One of those engineers is Adam Wright, who joined Hawkes Ocean Technology as an intern from Sir Frances Drake High School and remained through the engineering program at Berkeley. Now principal mechanical engineer for Hawkes Remotes, Mr. Wright can't
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Ghosts of an eventful past - Timaru Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Among them were Sir Frances Drake and the notorious Henry Morgan. The cannons from this era of raid and invasion are still in situ in the grounds and have Unesco protection. For the next three decades after its opening, the Nacional was the playground
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Rounding the Horn, the Everest of sailing - New Zealand Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
Since the Drake Passage was first sailed in 1616 (its namesake Frances Drake had been blown of course to the tip of Tierra del Fuego in 1578 but hadn't navigated the passage or identified Cape Horn at the time). Since that time, the Cape has struck
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High-flying punter on kickback - Herald Sun
Google News - almost 6 years
Runner-up Sir Frances Drake closed at $17.60 the place, but paid just $1.70. Third-placed Rio Park closed at $20.10 and paid $1.90. The punter successfully used the ploy on at least four races at Tuesday's Albion Park meeting
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What you didn't know about tequila - Salon
Google News - almost 6 years
Naturally, pirates took notice; over the years, the fleet drew fire from English and Dutch privateers, including Sir Frances Drake. When China galleons docked at Acapulco, crews of Filipino sailors unloaded porcelain, silk, ivory,
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UC Berkeley Indus Banquet 2011 - San Francisco Chronicle
Google News - almost 6 years
Ticket price includes an exquisite Italian three-course meal, bus ride to and from Sir Frances Drake Hotel and a magnificent night of dancing with music provided by Redline Entertainment. Buses will meet on the corner of Dwight Way and Benvenue Avenue
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What's On Today
NYTimes - over 6 years
8 P.M. (HBO) AMELIA (2009) Hilary Swank, above, dons coveralls, leather jackets and an enormous smile to play Amelia Earhart, the American aviator who disappeared over the Pacific in 1937 while trying to become the first woman to circle the globe. Richard Gere is George Palmer Putnam, her quietly suffering husband to whom she wrote before their
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FALL AND WINTER CRUISES; Charting New Directions
NYTimes - over 17 years
MANY cruise passengers will experience an extraordinary New Year's Eve with fireworks to greet the dawn of the 21st century, and it is still possible to find space on some ships. For winter cruises in general, Australia, the Caribbean and the Pacific and Indian Oceans remain popular destinations. But more ships are also calling along the coasts of
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FALL AND WINTER CRUISES; An Ever-Changing Fleet
NYTimes - over 18 years
EVERYTHING old is suddenly new as most cruise lines comply with revised Safety of Life at Sea regulations. This international compact, known as Solas, requires older ships to have smoke alarms and sprinkler systems, plentiful lifeboats and life jackets, and noncombustible materials, especially in kitchens. Premier Cruises, for example, has
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Frances Drake
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2000
    Age 87
    Died on January 18, 2000.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1939
    Age 26
    On February 12, 1939, Drake married Hon.
    More Details Hide Details Cecil Howard (1908 - 1985), second son of Henry Howard, 19th Earl of Suffolk, who disapproved of her career. She retired from the screen when he received his inheritance. After Howard's death in 1985, she married David Brown in 1992; he died in 2009. She has a star in the Motion Picture section of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard. Drake died in Irvine, California, and is interred in Section 8 Garden of Legends in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, California.
  • 1934
    Age 21
    She returned to America in 1934, where she was coached by opera singer and actress Marguerite Namara while continuing in film.
    More Details Hide Details She was often typecast in "damsel in distress" roles and appeared in proto-horror and proto-sci-fi films opposite stars like Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, and Peter Lorre. One film reference book summed up Drake's career as follows: "She played leads in many Hollywood productions of the '30s, often as the terrified heroine of horror and mystery tales."
    She returned to the United States in 1934, Offered a contract by Paramount, which changed her name to Frances Drake (after the studio initially wanted her new name to be Marianne Morel) to avoid confusion with the then-popular star Frances Dee.
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  • 1933
    Age 20
    Needing to make money for the first time in her life, Drake became a dancer and stage actress and found that film paid even better. In 1933, she explained: "I met an actor in London -- Gordon Wallace, who was in Eva Le Gallienne's repoertory company for a while -- and he asked me to form a dance team with him.
    More Details Hide Details We danced, and a stage producer asked us to take parts in a play. Then I was invited to make films in England."
  • TEENAGE
  • 1929
    Age 16
    She was there when the stock market crashed in 1929.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1912
    Born
    Born on October 22, 1912.
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