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Biography of Betty Garrett

Betty Garrett biography

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Betty Garrett (born May 23, 1919, St. Joseph, Missouri) is an American actress, comedienne, and dancer who belonged to the golden era of the movie musical, such as On the Town and Neptune’s Daughter. in her later career, she is best known for a pair of roles in two prominent 1970s sitcoms: Archie Bunker’s liberal next-door neighbor, Irene Lorenzo, in All in the Family€™ and Edna Babish in €˜Laverne and Shirley€™.

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Biography of Esther Williams, famous movie star and swimmer

Biography of Esther Williams

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Esther Jane Williams (born August 8, 1921, died June 6, 2013) is a retired United States competitive swimmer and movie star. She isfamous for her musical films that featured elaborate performances with swimming and diving.

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe - the first installment in the Chronicles of Narnia

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe [book]

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe – the first installment in the Chronicles of Narnia

I must admit, I’m tickled pink. C. S. Lewis’ fantasy novels, “The Chronicles of Narnia,” is coming to the movie theaters on December 9th. I’m a huge fan, having read the entire series of seven books to my children several times. With their clamoring for “just once more!”. It is a story about the magical land of Narnia, ruled by Aslan, the Great Lion. And how four young children from our world (named Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy) come into that land via a magical Wardrobe to help rid Narnia of the evil White Witch. She has cast a spell of perpetual winter, but never Christmas, over the land.

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Lucy opening the Wardrobe, unwittingly opening a portal to Narnia

The Wardrobe [Chronicles of Narnia]

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The Wardrobe – the most important piece of furniture in “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe”

Although not technically a character, the Wardrobe plays a central role in “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe“. It serves as a sometimes-portal to the magical land of Narnia. First for Lucy, then Edmund, then for all four of the Pevensie children.

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Susan Pevensie with her Christmas gift in Narnia

Susan Pevensie- eldest sister in The Chronicles of Narnia

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Susan Pevensie – oldest girl of the four children in “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

Susan is the second Pevensie child. She is sent along with her sister and brothers by their parents out of war-torn World War II London. They’re sent to the English countryside for her own safety. Along with Peter, she tries to act as a surrogate parent to her younger siblings. And she tries to maintain a family atmosphere in their new surroundings.

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Chronicles of Narnia poster, highlighting High King Peter Pevensie

Peter Pevensie, High King over Narnia

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Peter Pevensie – oldest of the four children in The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

First, Peter Pevensie is the oldest of the four Pevensie children. They come to live at Professor Kirke’s rural estate during the London bombings of World War II. Peter feels responsible for his siblings in his parents’ absence, especially for his youngest sister Lucy.

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Peter and Edward Pevensie in their armor

Edmund Pevensie – traitor or hero in “The Chronicles of Narnia”?

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Edmund Pevensie – youngest boy of the four children in The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

Edmund is the third Pevensie child. He is sent by his parents to the English countryside during the bombing of London. Along with his three siblings, for his own protection. Unlike his siblings, Edmund has fallen in with a bad crowd at his school. Edmund is moody and sarcastic at times. He even teases his younger sister Lucy to the point of tears about her make-believe land of Narnia.

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