On an exquisite Saturday afternoon in June, an assistant watch repairer named Dennis Cooney temporarily distracted the audience at an indoor flea circus just off Forty-third and Broadway by dropping dead. He was survived by his wife, Evelyn Cooney, and a daughter, Elaine, aged six, who had won two Beautiful Child contests; the first at the age of three, the second at the age of five, being defeated when she was four by a Miss Zelda "Bunny" Krakauer, of Staten Island. Cooney left his wife little insurance: enough for her to import her widowed mother, a Mrs.
I wanted to be a magazine editor before I realized that being a magazine editor was actually a job. Growing up in a small town outside of San Francisco, all I knew was that I liked taking photos of my friends, and I would turn those photos into spreads, collage-style. I am the only person who was not born with a musical gift!
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The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. For a while. In the s, May was granted artistic freedom at a time when exceptionally few women were allowed to direct studio films.
Where does a brilliantly funny and original new web series come from? In the case of Very Mary-Katethe imagined life of grown-up child star Mary- Kate Olsen, it started with an impression. It was just this impression that I did for auditions.
Elaine Spires is a novelist, playwright and actress. Extensive travelling and a background in education and tourism perfected Elaine's keen eye for the quirky characteristics of people, captivating the humorous observations she now affectionately shares with the readers of her novels. Against a backdrop of the majestic, magnificent mountains of the silent, resplendent Fjords, tour manager Eve's personal life starts to unravel
I hoped I would never see her again. On all the four films she directed — A New LeafThe Heartbreak KidMikey and Nickyand Ishtar — May proved that she had more than enough chutzpah to break the rules and take on the studio suits in order to realize her vision. For May, who wed at 16 and gave birth to her daughter, future actress Jeannie Berlin, a year later, comedy came from lived experience. In her work with the Chicago-based improv troupe the Compass Players, and then as a spectacularly successful comedy duo with fellow Compass alum Nichols, May seamlessly blended her Jewish comic roots with beatnik cool.
We had the pleasure of spending a girl's getaway recently at Elaine's and can't say enough good things about it! The rooms are large and beautifully decorated and immaculately clean, and our bathrooms were spotless and well lit. The staff was wonderful and made us feel at home.