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'Boomerang!' is a 1947 film based on a true story about the early career of Attorney General Homer Cummings. The film was directed by Elia Kazan and based on a story (written by Fulton Oursler) in Reader's Digest. The film has scenes shot in Stamford, Connecticut. The semi-documentary also contains voice-overs by Reed Hadley. Homer Stille Cummings (1870 - 1956) was a U.S. political figure. ... Elia Kazan Elia Kazan (September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-born American film and theatre director and producer. ... The cover of the May 2004 issue of Readers Digest. ... Stamford is a city located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 117,083. ...

A minister is shot dead on a Connecticut public street at night. After weeks of public pressure to capture the killer, a man (Kennedy) is eventually arrested and finally falsely accused for murdering him. The District Attorney instead of prosecuting him, defends him and eventually proves his innocence.


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The modern sport boomerang (often referred to as a 'boom' or 'rang'), is made of Finnish birch plywood, hardwood, plastic or composite materials and comes in many different shapes and colors.
The boomerang should flatten out on its own and arc around, sometimes coming to rest a little in front of the thrower or behind the thrower, but ideally it should hover gently and allow the thrower to catch it as a sort of "boomerang sandwich" between the thrower's hands.
The boomerang will turn in the direction of the top of its airfoils, so if that direction happens to be up rather than to the side it may fly high enough that the landing causes damage to the boomerang or whatever it lands on.
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