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Elyse Knox, YANK magazine, 1943
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Elyse Knox, YANK magazine, 1943

Elyse Knox (born December 14, 1917 in Hartford, Connecticut) is an American actress. She studied at the Traphagen School of Fashion in Manhattan then embarked on a career in fashion design. Her good looks enabled her to model some of her own creations for Vogue magazine that led to a contract offer from Twentieth Century Fox film studio in 1937. Knox performed mainly in minor or secondary roles until 1942 when she had a leading role with Lon Chaney, Jr. in The Mummy's Tomb, one of the series of "Mummy” horror films made by Universal Studios. Knox appeared as herself in the Universal Studios 1944 production "Follow the Boys," one of the World War II morale-booster films made for both the soldiers serving overseas as well as civilians at home. Knox also was a pin up girl during the War, appearing in such magazines as YANK, a weekly put out by the United States Military. Yank has many different meanings: Look up Yank in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Yank was a newspaper for American soldiers during World War II. In physics, yank is mass times jerk, a way to measure force with respect to time. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Motto: Nickname: The Insurance Capital of the World or New Englands Rising Star Location in Hartford County, Connecticut Founded Incorporated 1849   County Hartford County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Eddie Perez Area  - Total  - Water 46. ... Manhattan Borough,highlighted in yellow, lies between the East River and the Hudson River. ... This article is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Vogue is a fashion and lifestyle magazine published in several countries under several names. ... Related articles FOX Television Network Fox Searchlight Pictures Fox Entertainment Group List of Hollywood movie studios List of movies Variant of current 20th Century Fox logo External links 20th Century Fox Movies official site Twentieth Century Fox is also the punning title of a song by The Doors on their... A movie studio is a location, room, building, or group of buildings and/or sound stages, offices and storage facilities, which may include a backlot, where movies are made. ... Lon Chaney Jr. ... The Mummys Tomb is the 1942 sequel to The Mummys Hand (1940). ... DVD cover showing horror characters as depicted by Universal Studios. ... The current Universal Studios logo Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal, has production studios and offices located at 100 Universal City Plaza Drive in Universal City, California, an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between Los Angeles and Burbank. ... The current Universal Studios logo Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal, has production studios and offices located at 100 Universal City Plaza Drive in Universal City, California, an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between Los Angeles and Burbank. ... Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 17 million military deaths 7 million military deaths World War II, also known as the Second World War (sometimes WW2 or WWII), was a mid-20th century conflict that engulfed much of the globe and is accepted as... A pin-up girl is a woman whose physical attractiveness would entice one to place a picture of her on a wall. ... Yank has many different meanings: Look up Yank in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Yank was a newspaper for American soldiers during World War II. In physics, yank is mass times jerk, a way to measure force with respect to time. ... The armed forces of the United States of America consist of the United States Army United States Navy United States Air Force United States Marine Corps United States Coast Guard Note: The United States Coast Guard has both military and law enforcement functions. ...


Knox continued to do modeling work for print ads and while appearing on the Bing Crosby radio show she met football star and decorated soldier Tom Harmon. They married in 1944 and remained together until his death in 1990. They are the the parents of: Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was one of the most popular and influential American singers and actors of the 20th century whose career flourished from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Tom Harmon on the cover of Time Magazine (November 6, 1939) Thomas Dudley Harmon was born in Gary, Indiana on September 28, 1919. ...

In late 1945 she was signed by Monogram Pictures to portray Anne Howe, the love interest of fictional boxer Joe Palooka in "Joe Palooka, Champ." Based on the very popular comic strip, the instant success of the May 1946 film led to Elyse Knox appearing in another five Joe Palooka productions. After acting in thirty-nine films, Elyse Knox retired in 1949 following her performance in the musical film "There's a Girl in My Heart." Kristin Harmon (born June 25, 1945) is an American actress and painter. ... A teen idol is a famous person who generates attention from large numbers of teenagers. ... Ricky Nelson Ricky Nelson can also mean Ricky Nelson (wrestler) or Ricky Lee Nelson, baseball player. ... De Lorean featured with his namesake car, the De Lorean DMC-12 John Z. De Lorean (born John Zachary Delorean) is a personality, engineer, and executive in the U.S. automobile industry, and founder of the De Lorean Motor Company. ... Mark Harmon Thomas Mark Harmon (born September 2, 1951 in Burbank, California) is a American actor. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Boxer redirects here; for other meanings of boxer, see Boxer (disambiguation). ... The comic-strip heavyweight boxing champion Joe Palooka, drawn by Ham Fisher changed his appearance to fit the reigning real-life champ -- until the coming of African-American Joe Louis in the 1930s, after which Palooka remained a cowlicked blond. ... This article is about the comic strip, the sequential art form as published in newspapers and on the Internet. ... The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ...


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Monmouth College - Sports Information - Game Summaries (2990 words)
After a Knox shot crawled to along the rim and fell back off, Elyse Lambert made a huge hustle play, digging the defensive rebound off the floor, and Courtney Scherrer made a free throw at the 15-second mark for a two-point lead.
Elyse Lambert had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Scots and Mallory Mulvihill scored 12.
Elyse Lambert, who shot 13-of-16 from the line, drained six straight free throws put the Scots ahead to stay just three minutes into the second half.
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Knox is originally an English surname that comes from the Old English, "Cnoc", meaning ‘round-topped hill’ (knoll), particularly one in Renfrewshire.
Knox College, Otago, one of the constituent colleges of the University of Otago in New Zealand
Knox Township, a township in Clarion County, Pennsylvania
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