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Adolphe Sax
   invented   
The Saxophone
(1814-1894), Belgium. the saxophone was exhibited, demonstrated and played on several occasions during the year 1844 and it is thought that Sax invented his instrument at a somewhat earlier date.
Morocco (1930)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich and Adolphe Menjou
Director: Josef von Sternberg. Nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress for Marlene Dietrich, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Director.
Pieter Breughel, Audrey Hepburn, Adolphe Sax, Eddy Merckx
   are all   
Belgians
An artist, actress, the saxaphone inventor, and world class cyclist respectively…
A Farewell to Arms (1932)
   starred   
Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper and Adolphe Menjou
Director: Frank Borzage. Also starred Mary Philips, Jack La Rue & Blanche Friderici. Plot: A tale of the love between ambulance driver Lt. Henry (Cooper) and nurse Catherine Barkley (Hayes) during World War I.Won 2 Oscars
A Star Is Born (1937)
   starred   
Janet Gaynor, Fredric March and Adolphe Menjou
Director: Wiliam A. Wellman. Also starred May Robson, Andy Devine & Lionel Stander. Plot: A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him. Won an Oscar.
Paths of Glory (1957)
   starred   
Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker and Adolphe Menjou
Director: Stanley Kubrick. Also starred George Macready, Wayne Morris & Richard Anderson. Plot: When soldiers in WW1 refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superiors decide to make an example of them.
The Sorrows of Satan (1926)
   starred   
Adolphe Menjou, Ricardo Cortez and Lya De Putti
Director: D. W. Griffith. Also starred Carol Dempster, Ivan Lebedeff & Marcia Harris. Plot: Geoffrey (Cortez), a young and impoverished writer, is desperately in love with Mavis (Dempster), who lives at his boardinghouse and is also pursuing a writing career...
The Swan (1925)
   starred   
Frances Howard, Adolphe Menjou and Ricardo Cortez
Director: Dimitri Buchowetzki. Also starred Ida Waterman, Helen Lindroth & Helen Lee Worthing
Golden Boy (1939)
   starred   
Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou and William Holden
Director: Rouben Mamoulian. Also starred Lee J. Cobb, Joseph Calleia & Sam Levene. Plot:Despite his musical talent, Joe Bonaparte (Holden) wants to be a boxer.
Little Miss Marker (1934)
   starred   
Adolphe Menjou, Dorothy Dell and Charles Bickford
Director: Alexander Hall. Also starred Shirley Temple, Lynne Overman & Warren Hymer
Letter of Introduction (1938)
   starred   
Adolphe Menjou, Andrea Leeds and George Murphy
Director: John M. Stahl. Also starred Edgar Bergen, Rita Johnson & Ann Sheridan. Plot: An aging actor, trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter shows up...
The Milky Way (1936)
   starred   
Harold Lloyd, Adolphe Menjou and Verree Teasdale
Director: Leo McCarey. Also starred Helen Mack, William Gargan & George Barbier. Plot: Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl.
Thanks for Everything (1938)
   starred   
Adolphe Menjou, Jack Oakie and Jack Haley
Director: William A. Seiter. Also starred Arleen Whelan, Tony Martin & Binnie Barnes. Plot: Promoters (Menjou and Oakie) set up a radio contest to find the average American (Haley) and use him to sell food...
Hi Diddle Diddle (1943)
   starred   
Adolphe Menjou, Martha Scott and Pola Negri
Director: Andrew L. Stone. Also starred Dennis O'Keefe, Billie Burke and Walter Kingsford. Plot: When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father...
Adolphe Adam
   composed   
Le Postillon De Lonjumeau (1837)
The Coachman of Lonjumeau
Adolphe Adam
   composed   
Le Toréador, Ou L'accord Parfait (1849)
The Toreador, or The Perfect Agreement
Adolphe Adam
   composed   
Si J'étais Roi (1852)
If I Were King
Paths of Glory (1957)
   starred   
Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker and Adolphe Menjou
IMDB: 8.6/10. Director: Stanley Kubrick. Nominated for BAFTA Film Award. National Film Preservation Board Award.
Benjamin Constant
   wrote   
Adolphe
1816
France
   had the general   
Adolphe Guillaumat
General
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
Le Printemps (The Return of Spring)
1866
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
The Madonna of the Roses
1903
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
The Knitting Girl
1869
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
Young Girl Defending Herself Against Eros
1825-1905, France; J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
Evening Mood
1882
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
Crown of Flowers
1884
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
Young Priestess
1902
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
The Young Shepherdess
1895
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
The Birth of Venus
1879 - Musee d'Orsay, Paris
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
L'innocence
1893
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
Cupidon
1875 - Bridgeman Art Library at London
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
The Little Shepherdess
1891
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
Invading Cupid's Realm
1892
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
The Abduction of Psyche
1895
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
The First Kiss
1873
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
La Danse
1850
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
The Shepherdess
1889
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
Nymphs and Saytr
1873
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
The Virgin With Angels
1900






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