Golden Lion

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2 golden lion tamarin monkeys born at Utah's Hogle zoo - Salt Lake Tribune
AP A couple of golden lion tamarin monkeys at Utah's Hogle Zoo are parents again -- for the 31st and 32nd time. Puddles gave birth to twins overnight Saturday, just in time for Mother's Day. The tiny babies, which are currently hitching a ride on mom's...
Shelby girls soccer team advances in 2A playoffs with 3-0 win - Shelby Star
Shelby's defense made it slow night for Golden Lion keeper Julia Kiser. Anna Keeley and Courtney Nickle sparked the back line that prevented few possessions for Patton (14-9-1) of any length on the Shelby half of the field....
Nittany Lion Baseball Upsets No. 21 Minnesota, 10-8, to Spoil ... - GoPSUsports.com
Eight of the nine starters for Penn State recorded a safe, and the Nittany Lions edged the Golden Gophers, 12-11, in hits. In his last game as a Nittany Lion, Cory Wine (Stillwater, Okla.) batted 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI. Wine leaves Penn State as...
Classic Media deals toy rights for Golden Books, Pat - Playthings
Yottoy's line will launch with three soft toys based on Little Golden Books characters—The Poky Little Puppy, The Shy Little Kitty and Tawny Scrawny Lion—with more products in development. Designed to reflect the illustrations from the original books,...
B'way ticket availability through Sunday, May 24 - San Francisco Chronicle
_"The Lion King." Director Julie Taymor is a modern-day Merlin, creating a stage version of the Disney animated hit that makes you truly believe in the magic of theater. Minskoff. Ticketmaster, a special Disney hot line, 212-307-4747....
Arts, Briefly Venice Honors a Pixar Founder - New York Times
John Lasseter, the chief creative officer of the Walt Disney Company, who was also a founder of Pixar, will be presented with the Golden Lion award for lifetime achievement at the Venice Film Festival on Sept. 6, The Associated Press reported....
FORMER GOLDEN LION TURNER INVITED TO SAINTS MINICAMP - Pine Bluff Commercial
By Troy Schulte/OF THE COMMERCIAL STAFF And next week the former Arkansas-Pine Bluff linebacker will get that much when he participates in a tryout at the New Orleans Saints rookie minicamp that begins May 7. Though no contract has been offered,...
Movie Review: Loose At The Zoo - Blogger News Network
There is a baby Golden Lion Tamarin, a baby Sumatran tiger, a baby Kori bustard (it'sa bird, I didn't know that either) and a baby sloth bear. The second of these is “Loose At The Zoo – Golden Lion Tamarins.” In this episode, we get to hang out with...
Quincy Christian college dumps Crusaders as mascot - Boston Globe
The new mascot features a golden lion atop the college name, with the word "LIONS" outlined in red over the college shield. The college announced last summer that it was abandoning its nickname, then solicited suggestions from the college community....
Children's Book Reviews: Week of 5/18/2009 - Publishers Weekly
One lion, with a stringy yellow mane that resembles Rose's red hair, comes to her room and takes her flying through outer space, where they encounter dreamy, galactic creatures: “Past Pegasus, the horse,/ And all his herd stampeding;/ Past Pisces and...

Golden Lion

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The Leone d’Oro (English: Golden Lion) is the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. The prize was introduced in 1949 by the organizing committee and is now regarded as one of the film industry's most distinguished prizes. In 1970, a second Golden Lion was introduced; this is an honorary award for people who have made an important contribution to cinema.

The prize was introduced in 1949 as the Golden Lion of St. Mark. Previously, the equivalent prize was the Gran Premio Internazionale di Venezia (Grand International Prize of Venice), awarded in 1947 and 1948. Before that, from 1934 until 1942, the highest awards were the Coppa Mussolini (Mussolini Cups) for Best Italian Film and Best Foreign Film.

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Golden Lion Stadium

Golden Lion Stadium is a 16,000-seat multi-purpose stadium in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. It opened in 2000 and is home to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions football team.

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Golden Lion (pub)

The Golden Lion in St Ives, Cambridgeshire is a former coaching inn. Whilst the coaching inn is now more known as a pub and popular night spot, there is said to be a darker secret within its four walls.

The pub dates back to 1605. It has been renovated many times since. In 1610 a family of Gypsy musicians arrived to stay the night. They were on a mission to seek the Holy Grail and had travelled throughout Europe. They had been brought to England after hearing stories of its location within Britain. That night the banjo and flute playing Gypsies stayed at the inn. In the early hours of the morning the caravan parked in the coach hall (now garden area) was burnt to the ground with the two children asleep in it. To this day people staying at the hotel still hear the boy and girl running in the halls at night. There are even stories of the boy and the girl appearing in the mirrors in the bathrooms in the en-suite bedrooms. Stories of the banjos and flutes being played in the night have also been reported.

Each May groups of tourists flock to the pub with the hope of seeing the two Gypsy children, with most sightings appearing in May and June time.

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The Golden Lion Light Orchestra

The Golden Lion Light Orchestra is a four-piece traditional English and Irish folk music and ceilidh band. The band formed in the mid-1980's in the Golden Lion Pub, Cleehill, Shropshire, England, hence its name. They have since played at numerous venues, mostly centralised around the Worcestershire/Shropshire area. The current band members are Dave Bradly (tuba), Kevin Kleyn (melodeon and accordion), Phil Millington (whistles and bodhran) and Terry Tandler (caller and percussion).

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House Order of the Golden Lion (Hessen-Kassel)

The House-order of the Golden Lion (German: Hausorden vom Goldenen Löwen") of the German state of Hessen-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel) was instituted on the 14th. of augustus 1770 by Landgraf (count) Frederick II of Hesse-Kassel. The Order was dedicated to Saint Elisabeth of Hungary, an ancestor of the founder and was meant to reward auspicious merit.

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Tarzan and the Golden Lion (film)

Tarzan and the Golden Lion (1927) is a Tarzan film based on the 1923 novel of the same title written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, creator of the Tarzan character. The film starred James Pierce as Tarzan, Frederick Peters as Esteban Miranda, Dorothy Dunbar as Jane, and Edna Murphy as Betty Greystoke. The film also starred Boris Karloff as Owaza, a tribesman. The film was distributed by the Film Booking Offices of America. Considered lost for many decades, a complete print of the film was discovered in the 1990's.

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