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Ismail Merchant 2005 Deaths

Ismail MerchantAge: 68 Indian-born filmmaker who, with partner James Ivory, produced several visually stunning literary films, including A Room with a View—which won three Oscars—H…

Jack London

Jack London was an early 20th-century writer closely associated with San Francisco and adventure. His most famous book by far is The Call of the Wild (1903), the story of a peaceful California dog nam…

Meyer LONDON

LONDON, Meyer, a Representative from New York; born in Kalvaria, Russia, December 29, 1871; attended a primary school and also received private instruction, principally in languages; immigrated…

London Preview

What to expect at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games by Catherine McNiff Olympic StadiumSource: London 2012 Related Links 2012 Summer OlympicsMemorable Olympic MomentsBirth of the…

The Merchant of Venice

ContentsDramatis PersonaeAct IScene IScene IIScene IIIAct IIScene IScene IIScene IIIScene IVScene VScene VIScene VIIScene VIIIScene IXAct IIIScene IScene IIScene IIIScene IVScene VAct IVScene IScene I…

Ismail Merchant

Ismail Merchantproducer, directorBorn: 12/25/1936Birthplace: Bombay, India Already a successful producer of short films, Merchant teamed up with James Ivory in 1961 to form Merchant-Ivory Productions,…

Natalie Merchant

MotherlandElektra The former lead singer for 10,000 Maniacs has floundered frequently since her 1995 solo debut Tigerlily, but there are traces of some much needed spark on her latest release,…

Merchant of Venice

Merchant of Venice Shylock, the Jew, lived at Venice. He was a usurer who had amassed an immense fortune by lending money at great interest to Christian merchants. Shylock, being a hard-hearte…

Brewer's: London Stone

The central milliarium (milestone) of Roman London, similar to that in the Forum of Rome. The British high roads radiated from this stone, and it was from this point they were measured. Nea…

London, England

London, England Read previews of the events, biographies of famous athletes, Olympic trivia, and more   What's in Store for the London Games Olympic Stadium P…