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Is anything more delectable
Than ice cream?
Why, even the most respectable
Eat ice cream
It’s wonderful on a summer’s afternoon
The recipe’s something serious
But ice cream
Makes everybody so delirious
That ice cream
Is certainly worth the trouble that it takes….”
(Campbell, Herron from Anne of Green Gables, The Musical)
Alan Davis (born 1956) is an English writer and artist of comic books, known for his work on titles such as Captain Britain, The Uncanny X-Men, ClanDestine, Excalibur, JLA: The Nail and…(More)
Bette Davis in a studio publicity photograph, photographer unknown. Davis gained a reputation as a perfectionist who could be highly combative, and confrontations with studio executives, film directors and co-stars were often reported. Her forthright manner, clipped vocal style and ubiquitous cigarette contributed to a public persona which has often been imitated.
Davis was the co-founder of the Hollywood Canteen, and was the first female president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress twice, was the first person to accrue 10 Academy Award nominations for acting, and was the first woman to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Film Institute.