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Adolphe Menjou
Adolphe Menjou

Adolphe Jean Menjou (February 18, 1890October 29, 1963) was an American actor of French and Irish descent. File links The following pages link to this file: Adolphe Menjou List of Cornell University people Categories: GFDL images ... File links The following pages link to this file: Adolphe Menjou List of Cornell University people Categories: GFDL images ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ...


Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he was raised Roman Catholic, and attended the Culver Military Academy and graduated from Cornell University with a degree in engineering. Attracted to the vaudeville stage, he made his movie debut in 1916 in The Blue Envelope Mystery. During World War I, he served as a captain in the ambulance service. Pittsburgh skyline as viewed from Mount Washington Pittsburgh is a city in Western Pennsylvania, United States, and the county seat of Allegheny County. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Culver Academies. ... Cornell University is a private research university located on the East Hill of Ithaca, New York. ... Vaudeville is a style of multi-act theatre which flourished in North America from the 1880s through the 1920s. ... Combatants Allies: • Serbia, • Russia, • France, • Romania, • Belgium, • British Empire and Dominions, • United States, • Italy, • ...and others Central Powers: • Germany, • Austria-Hungary, • Ottoman Empire, • Bulgaria Casualties Military dead: 5 million Civilian dead: 3 million Total: 8 million Full list Military dead: 3 million Civilian dead: 3 million Total: 6 million Full...


Returning from the war, he became a star in such films as The Sheik and The Three Musketeers. When he starred in 1923's A Woman of Paris, he solidified the image of a well-dressed man-about-town. The Sheik works a Camel Clutch on Terry Funk in a 1970s match Edward George Farhat (June 11, 1924 – January 18, 2003) was a professional wrestler best known as The Sheik (or The Original Sheik to distinguish him from the Iron Sheik of the mid-1980s). ... The Three Musketeers, produced in 1921, is a silent film based on the novel The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, père. ... A Woman of Paris is a feature-length silent film that debuted in 1923. ...


His career stalled with the coming of talkies, but in 1930 he starred in Morocco, with Marlene Dietrich. He was nominated for an Academy Award for The Front Page (1931). Marlene Dietrich in the 1920s Marie Magdalene Marlene Dietrich (December 27, 1901 – May 6, 1992) also known as Maria Magdalena Dietrich was a German actress, entertainer and singer. ... Academy Awards The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States. ... The Front Page was originally a play written by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. ...


In 1947, Menjou cooperated with the House Committee on Un-American Activities in its hunt for Communists in Hollywood. Menjou was a leading member of the Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideas, a right-wing group formed to oppose Communist influence in Hollywood. Other members included Barbara Stanwyck and her husband, actor Robert Taylor. The House Committee on Un-American Activities or HUAC (1945-1975) was an investigating committee of the United States House of Representatives. ... This article is about communism as a form of society and as a political movement. ... ... Communism - Wikipedia /**/ @import /w/skins-1. ... ... Barbara Stanwyck Barbara Stanwyck (July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an American film and television actress. ... There are many people known as Robert Taylor, including: Robert Taylor (actor) Robert Taylor (aviation artist) Robert Taylor (composer) Robert Taylor (computer scientist) Sir Robert Taylor (architect) Robert Taylor (athlete) Robert Taylor (UK politician) Robert Love Taylor (US politician) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other...


He published his autobiography, It Took Nine Tailors in that year. He ended his career with such roles as a French officer during World War I in 1957's Paths of Glory, and as the town curmudgeon in Pollyanna in 1960. Combatants Allies: • Serbia, • Russia, • France, • Romania, • Belgium, • British Empire and Dominions, • United States, • Italy, • ...and others Central Powers: • Germany, • Austria-Hungary, • Ottoman Empire, • Bulgaria Casualties Military dead: 5 million Civilian dead: 3 million Total: 8 million Full list Military dead: 3 million Civilian dead: 3 million Total: 6 million Full... Paths of Glory (1957) is a film by Stanley Kubrick based on the novel of the same name by Humphrey Cobb. ... Pollyanna is a 1913 novel by Eleanor H. Porter that has become a classic of childrens literature. ...


Menjou has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6822 Hollywood Blvd. An example of a Hollywood Walk of Fame star, for the film actress Carole Lombard. ...


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Adolphe Menjou - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (284 words)
Adolphe Jean Menjou (February 18, 1890 – October 29, 1963) was an American actor of French and Irish descent.
In 1947, Menjou cooperated with the House Committee on Un-American Activities in its hunt for Communists in Hollywood.
Menjou was an leading member of the Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideas, a right-wing group formed to oppose Communist influence in Hollywood.
© Adolphe Menjou, Silent and Sound Movie Actor (535 words)
Adolphe Menjou was born to a French-American family in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on February 18th, 1890, and he graduated from a high school military academy and then Cornell University with an engineering degree.
Adolphe was a convincing hurt and betrayed husband in Ernst Lubitsch's first Paramount picture "The Marriage Circle" (1924).
Adolphe was married three times, divorced twice, and had an adopted son with his last wife, actress Verree Teasdale.
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