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Queen in a helicopter, Beckham on a boat: what more can you ask for? (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) What can you say about an opening ceremony of the Olympic Games that managed to get the queen of Britain into a helicopter with James ... Read more...

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Sugary way to stave off heart disease


December 6th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Mary Poppins was right when she said that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down -- scientists have now stumbled upon a sugary way ... Read more...

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Mary Poppins’ ’spoonful of sugar’ may not be best way for medicine to go down


March 30th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Taking bitter liquid medicines or drinking diet beverages may soon become a more pleasant experience thanks to a new compound that blocks taste buds' ability to detect bitter ... Read more...

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Actor Dick Van Dyke Rescued by Porpoises!


November 10th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Dyke Van Dyke, who started out on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’, has been reportedly rescued by a school of porpoises who pushed him to shore after ... Read more...

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‘ET’ voted most popular family film ever


August 4th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Steven Spielberg's "ET" has been voted as the most popular family film of all time in a poll. The film starring Henry Thomas and Drew Barrymore has beaten "The ... Read more...

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‘ET’ voted ‘Greatest Film Of All Time’


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): 'ET', directed by Steven Spielberg, has been voted the 'Greatest Film Of All Time' in an online poll.The film that won four Oscars in 1983 but was beaten ... Read more...

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Aussie towns engaged in fierce war over Mary Poppins creator’s legacy


July 11th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Two Aussie towns are engaged in a tussle over claims to the legacy of actress-novelist Pamela Travers, the creator of the mystical nanny Mary Poppins.Maryborough, on the south ... Read more...

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Monroe’s gown fetches 213,000 pounds at auction


June 14th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Marilyn Monroe's pink gown, considered to be the most important dress of Hollywood, has earned a whopping 213,000 pounds (about $312,000) at one of the biggest auctions ... Read more...

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‘Star Wars’ highest grossing summer blockbuster ever


June 14th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) "Star Wars", "E.T. The Extra Terrestrial" and "Jaws" have been named the biggest summer blockbusters of all time in that order, an online poll revealed. Hollywood.com bosses have added ... Read more...

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LiLo’s porn star role in ‘Deep Throat ‘too rough’


May 31st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 31 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan's role as porn star Linda Lovelace in new film 'Deep Throat' could disturb audiences.Aerik Von, an employee of fetish Web site deadlydommes.com, who claims ... Read more...

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Spoonful of sugar really does help the medicine go down


May 13th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Mary Poppins was right all along - a spoonful of sugar really does help the medicine go down.According to research published ahead of print in the Archives of ... Read more...

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Marilyn Monroe’s gown to go under hammer


May 4th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) A gown worn by Hollywood diva Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" is set to be auctioned next month. The gown is expected to fetch between ... Read more...

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Audrey Hepburn voted top screen siren by women, men favour Ursula Andress


April 5th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 5 (ANI): Audrey Hepburn and Ursula Andress have been named the most iconic female screen legends in a new survey.Hepburn was the voted by women as the top screen ... Read more...

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E.T is the greatest ever children’s film


March 20th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Extraterrestrial film E.T has pipped Shrek and Finding Nemo to be named the greatest ever children's movie.The Steven Spielberg-directed film launched a young Drew Barrymore's Hollywood career in ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise to support Suri’s acting dreams


February 5th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Tom Cruise is rooting for his daughter Suri along with his wife Katie Holmes to get into acting. The three-year-old will be part of the magical ... Read more...

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TomKat’s kitten is a huge Mary Poppins fan


January 11th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 11 (ANI): Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' daughter Suri is reportedly a huge fan of the classic children's tale Mary Poppins.The three-year-old is said to have already seen both ... Read more...

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Brangelina take kids to Mary Poppins on Broadway


January 4th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie took their kids Maddox, Pax, Zahara and Shiloh to Broadway musical Mary Poppins on Sunday.The family is back in New York and ... Read more...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber no longer king of theatre in UK


December 30th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Andrew Lloyd Webber no longer rules the theatre power list- Ambassador Theatre owners Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire have beaten the music impresario to grab the top spot ... Read more...

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Dame Julie Andrews ‘considering US citizenship’


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Veteran actress Dame Julie Andrews has revealed that she's planning to take up US citizenship.The Mary Poppins star is married to American filmmaker Blake Edwards and divides her ... Read more...

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Eminem threatens to leak nude pics of Mariah Carey


August 1st, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Rapper Eminem is apparently so determined to prove he once dated Mariah Carey that he has threatened to release intimate photos of the singer if she continues to ... Read more...

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Michelle Braun makes 90s Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss ‘look like Mary Poppins’


June 26th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jun 26 (ANI): A new madam has come to Hollywood and she is said to be making many quake in their shoes, as she has entered into a plea deal ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts deliberately hides her career from kids


May 19th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Hollywood actress Julia Roberts has revealed that she deliberately hides her career from her children, as she doesn't want to ruin the magic of flicks for them.The 'Pretty ... Read more...

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Mary Poppins named ‘Best Family Film of all Time’


April 10th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): 'Mary Poppins', the 1964 Disney movie starring Julie Andrews, has pipped 'Harry Potter' series to become the 'Best Family Film of all Time' in a new poll.'Mary Poppins' ... Read more...

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First Harry Potter film scene voted ‘Best Moment in Movie History’


April 9th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9 (ANI): A scene from the first Harry Potter film has topped a new poll of 'The Best Moments in Movie History'.The scene, from 2001's 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's ... Read more...

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Jolie dubbed Hurricane Angelina following media craze


July 18th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 18 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has been dubbed Hurricane Angelina in France after the birth of her twins became the biggest news in the country.The stunner gave birth to ... Read more...

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Brangelina looking for Mary Poppins style nanny


July 16th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 16 (ANI): Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who recently became the proud parents of twins, are looking to recruit a nanny like Mary Poppins.The candidate chosen will ... Read more...

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Can magic reverse Yash Raj Films’ fortunes?


June 22nd, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Khanna New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) From a production house that could do no wrong to a banner that is in desperate need of a hit, Hindi film industry's most consistently ... Read more...

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Coldplays muse supernanny Mary Poppins!


June 18th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Coldplays secret inspiration for its spectacular concerts is Mary Poppins the hit Disney film about a magical nanny.The groups frontman Chris Martin revealed that the brolly-wielding supernanny ... Read more...

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‘Mr. India’ inspired ‘Thoda Pyaar…’: Kunal Kohli


June 18th, 2008 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Contrary to rumours that his "Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic" has been inspired by Hollywood's children's classic "Mary Poppins", director Kunal Kohli says its essence lies ... Read more...

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Julie Andrews considered extra-marital affair with Richard Burton


April 17th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Julie Andrews has revealed that she had such a huge crush on late movie star Richard Burton when they appeared together on Broadway that she considered having ... Read more...

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Carey reveals her demands for her man


March 20th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
London, March 20 (IANS) Pop singer Mariah Carey has made her list of demands for her man and says that she would prefer to be associated with a celebrity only. In an ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey likens herself to Mary Poppins


March 17th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 17 (ANI): Hip-hop and R&B superstar Mariah Carey admits that people see her as a ditzy moron, but insists that she is as good a woman as Mary ... Read more...

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The Sound of Music named the Greatest Musical of All Time


December 11th, 2007 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 11 (ANI): 1960s classic The Sound of Music has been named the Greatest Musical of All Time in a new poll.The 1965 film,l starring Julie Andrews, got 15 per cent ... Read more...

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Big Ben polled ‘Most Iconic London Film Location’


November 14th, 2007 - 2:39 am ICT by admin
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