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- Who wrote the foreword to the first edition of Hall-well’s Filmgoer’s Companion (1965)? Alfred Hitchcock wrote the foreword to the first edition of Hall-well's Filmgoer's Companion (1965). Leslie Halliwell, pioneer film encyclopedist, died in January, 1989.
- For what U.S. periodical was Karl Marx a correspondent? In the 1860s, Karl Marx wrote about politics in Europe for the U.S. periodical the New York Tribune.
- Who said, “All I have I owe to advertising”? It was late 19th-century cold cereal developer C. W. Post, whose creations included Grape-Nuts who said, "All I have I owe to advertising".
- What ever happened to Bonzo of Bedtime for Bonzo (1951)? The chimp from Bedtime for Bonzo died in a trailer fire in the early 1950s, along with his four stand-ins, on the day he was scheduled to help present the first Patsy Awards…
- Who were the artists who founded United Artists? Charlie Chaplin, D. W. Griffith, Mary Pickford, and Douglas Fairbanks were the artists who founded United Artists. They founded this producing, releasing, and distributing company in 1919.
- How long were chain gangs used in America? Borrowing from eighteenth-century English penal procedures, southern states began using chain gangs before the Civil War and continued the practice for nearly a hundred years. Georgia became the last state to outlaw this…