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Louis Jourdan, Star of 'Octopussy,' 'Gigi,' Dies at 93

Louis Jourdan, who crafted a Hollywood acting career in the footsteps of fellow dapper Frenchmen Maurice Chevalier and Charles Boyer and is best remembered for the musical “Gigi” and as the villain in James Bond pic “Octopussy,” has died at 93. 965 more words

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Watch The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) Movie

Watch The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) Movie Run time: 12 131 min Rating: 7.7 Genres: Action | Adventure | Drama Director: Kevin Reynolds Writers: Alexandre Dumas père, Jay Wolpert Stars: Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris Trivia: A young man, … 9 more words

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“There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is only the comparison of one state with another. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.

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Rebellious Women and Hope

The two most inspirational people in my life have been my grandparents. My grandfather was perhaps the leading medical light in his town, with a merciful and kind approach to everyone. 555 more words

“All human wisdom is contained in these two words - wait and hope” ― Alexandre Dumas

I’ve finally finished reading The Count Of Monte Cristo. I can honestly say it was definitely worth the effort and I wish I’d read it sooner. 426 more words

The Count Of Monte Cristo

The Count Of Monte Cristo

Oh. My. Gosh. I finally finished it. The book I’ve been reading since sometime in October (I really hope it was The Fifth of October because that’s the name of the final chapter. 1,251 more words

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Review: The Count of Monte Cristo

4/5 stars

Quick plot blurb: This is THE classic revenge story. Edmond Dantes has everything he could possibly want in life: a proud father, a loving fiancée and the prospect of becoming the captain of a ship. 634 more words

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