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Brewer's: Rain

To rain cats and dogs. In northern mythology the cat is supposed to have great influence on the weather, and English sailors still say, “The cat has a gale of wind in her tail,”…

Claude Rains

Claude Rains(William Claude Rains)actorBorn: 11/10/1889Birthplace: London, England A character actor who began appearing on the stage as a child, Rains earned four Oscar nominations for his ro…

Claude Rains Biography

Claude Rains(William Claude Rains)actorBorn: 11/10/1889Birthplace: London, England A character actor who began appearing on the stage as a child, Rains earned four Oscar nominations for his ro…

Brewer's: Rain Gauge

An instrument or contrivance for measuring the amount of rain which falls on a given surface. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894RainbowRain A B C D E F G …

Hard Rain

Director: Mikael SalomonWriter: Graham YostDirector of Photography:Peter Menzies, Jr.Editor:Paul HirschMusic:Christopher YoungProduction Designer:J. Michael RivaProducers:Mark Gordon, Gary Lev…

John RAINES

RAINES, John, a Representative from New York; born in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., May 6, 1840; attended the public schools; taught school; graduated from the Albany (N.Y.) Law School in …

Brewer's: Raining Tree

(The). The Til, a linden-tree of the Canaries, mentioned by a host of persons. Mandelolo describes it minutely, and tells us that the water which falls from this tree suffices for a plentif…

Larry Craig

Larry Craig is the U.S. senator from Idaho who pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct in 2007 after being arrested on a charge of lewd conduct in a Minnesota men's room. Craig graduated from the Univer…

Yvonne Craig

A veteran actress and former member of the famed Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo dance company, Yvonne Craig is most fondly remembered for her year as the plucky Batgirl on the 1960s TV series Batman. She…

Daniel Craig

Daniel Craig succeeded Pierce Brosnan as filmdom's new James Bond in the 2006 film Casino Royale. Daniel Craig's icy blue eyes and loutish good looks are reminiscent of Richard Burton, and he is know…