A A movie of Alfred Hitchcock of 1920’s has been found in New Zealand, revealed some archivists. The movie provides important facts about Hitchcock’s working style in the beginning of his career.
“The White Shadow” which has been discovered recently is a unique piece showing Hitchcock’s talent as a writer, assistant director, art director and editor and that too at the age of 24. The picture was released in 1924.
“The White Shadow” was one the earliest movies of Hitchcock in which his work was considerably acknowledged, stated sources from the National Film Preservation Foundation of the United States.
However, only three of 6 reels of “The White Shadow” have been found intact. The movie is full of suspense that was common in Hitchcock’s mysterious stories. Survival of these three reels is also a matter of surprise.
Randy Haberkamp, director of educational programs for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expressed hopes for finding rest of the reels too.
These three reels of “The White Shadow,” which have been found in New Zealand were donated to w New Zealand Film Archive. The movie was directed by British filmmaker Graham Cutts. It was in the ownership pf Jack Murtagh, a movie projectionist and collector who later on donated it to New Zealand authorities.
Haberkamp revealed that the film was lying in the archives unknowingly for 23 years as it was mislabeled.
Another milestone in the history of philanthropy has been created in the united States. Social network Facebook chief join hands with 16 other richest people of America to devote money for charity issues.
Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, junk bond pioneer Michael Milken and AOL co-founder Steve Case together have joined philanthropic community promising to give away their wealth for social welfare. Zuckerberg has already devoted $100 million to Newark NJ school education system. Giving Pledge is a charity organization founded by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Warren Buffet. Facebook CEO has joined Giving Pledge with other rich people of America and commit to step up his donations toward charity.
The group has already 57 members devoting their wealth for humanity. The members include celebrities like New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, CNN founder Ted Turner and film director George Lucas. But Zuckerberg and Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskowitz, who is just 26 years old.
Today, younger generation is thriving on success so they should initiate work for charity in their youth, he social network chief stated. Though Giving Pledge do not have a criteria about how much money should be devoted for philanthropic causes, most of the members have committed to spend half of their wealth.
By joining the world of philanthropy at this age, Facebook chief has set a milestone for upcoming young entrepreneurs to give it a thought right now.
Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan reported to jail.
On Tuesday, July 20 Lindsay Lohan behagn serving the jail term for the second time in her 24 years. Her time behind the bars for probation violation that underlined the starlet’s inability to put a 2007 drug case may be reduced from 90 days to 14 days.
Lindsay Lohan’s father Michael Lohan, and his attorney Lisa Bloom says that the move to reduce the jail term is due to overcrowding in Los Angeles prisons and not because the actress is getting any special celebrity treatment.
Anna Chapman, the alleged Russian spy was arrested by FBI in June 2010. The hot Anna Chapman otherwise known as the “Lady in Red”, was accused of being a Russian Spy. Latest reports indicates that Anna Chapman lived in the UK for four years from 2003. Her previous employer in UK confirmed this.
The suspected Russian Spy Anna Chapman was 28 at the time of her arrest, held a Masters degree. She was running her own online real-estate business. Anna Chapman’s facebook page facebook.com/chapmananya which displayed several of her glamorous and sexy photos is taken down by facebook. But many online news sites have grabbed those sexy photos of Anna Chapman and posted on their websites.
Anna Chapman Video : Suspected Russian Spy on Video
Is Anna really a spy? Do you really think nations like Russia, United States, UK, France and German still use spies to collect secret information?
Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is getting married to her longtime boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky on July 31, 2010.
Photo: Chelsea Clinton with her boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky
Many have speculated that Chelsea Clinton’s wedding ceremony will take place at Martha’s Vineyard. But according to new reports from New York Mag, the nuptials will reportedly be held July 31 somewhere in New York. Apparently the wedding location of Chelsea Clinton will only be revealed to the 400 lucky guests a week before the wedding.
“The wedding planner will contact each guest directly a week in advance and let them know where it is,” says the fund-raiser.
There is also rumor that Chelsea Clinton will be wearing a gown designed by Oscar de la Renta on her wedding.
Nashville Pride: The American singer Vanessa Carlton said she is bisexual. On Saturday in front of a crowd of more than 18000 fans Vanessa Carlton admitted that she likes women. So does that make Vanessa Carlton a lesbian? We guess so. But Vanessa says she is not a lesbian, but a proud bisexual. “I have never said this before, but I am a proud bisexual woman,” Vanessa Carlton said.
The American artist Vanessa Carlton is a singer-songwriter and pianist. Vanessa is best known for the single “A Thousand Miles” from her debut album, Be Not Nobody released in April 2002.
New Mexico:Hollywood actress Calista Flockhart weds action hero Harrison Ford at Santa Fe, New Mexico. Ford aged 67 and Flockhart, 45 wed on Tuesday June 15, 2010. The long time Hollywood couple were engaged last year after more than 5 years of romance.
The couple is in New Mexico where Harrison Ford is filming the scientific-fiction action drama Cowboys and Aliens.
New York:– Denzel Washington won the best actor while Viola Davis won best actress award at the 64th Annual Tony Awards. Both won the awards for their role in a play for their galvanizing portrayals of a troubled 1950s married couple in August Wilson’s “Fences,” which also won for best play revival.
The Tony Award is Broadway’s highest industry honor and one of the most insider-driven awards competitions in United States entertainment industry.
Tony Awards goes to:
Best Actor: Denzel Washington
Best Actress: Viola Davis
Best Musical: Memphis
Dougas Hodge, won best actor in a musical for the revival of “La Cage aux Folles.”
Scarlett Johansson won the first acting award of the evening, best featured actress in a play for her Broadway debut in the revival of Arthur Miller’s “View From the Bridge.”
Catherine Zeta-Jones won the prize for best actress in a musical for her performance in the revival of “A Little Night Music.”
Levi Kreis won best featured actor in a musical for “Million Dollar Quartet.”
The sexy Catherine Zeta Jones caught stripping down to her undies to seduce a toyboy in The Rebound which is set to be released on July 23, 2010.
Catherine Zeta Jones is a yummy mummy who leaves her hubby when she caught him cheating on her. She hires a young male nanny, played by JUSTIN BARTHA. But the yummy mummy finds she wants him for more than the babysitting.