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Sophia Loren to star in screen version of 'The Human Voice'

Sophia Loren to star in screen version of 'The Human Voice'

LOS ANGELES, July 5 (UPI) -- Actress Sophia Loren is to star in a film adaptation of the play "The Human Voice" to be directed by her son, Edoardo Ponti, The Hollywood Reporter said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 5, 2013.
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Cultural critic Jacques Barzun dead at 104

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Jacques Barzun, the distinguished historian and cultural critic, has died in San Antonio, a friend said. He was 104.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 5, 2012.
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Chauffeur charged with Warhol box theft

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- A chauffeur stole valuable art works, including an Andy Warhol cardboard box, from his New York employer, authorities allege.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 5, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Thursday, July 5, 2007.

Off Broadway's Eve Adamson dead at 68

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Eve Adamson, founder of New York's acclaimed Jean Cocteau Repertory company, has died at the age of 68.

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Today is Wednesday, July 5, the 186th day of 2006 with 179 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for July 3-9, 2006.
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Today is Tuesday, July 5, the 186th day of 2005 with 179 to follow.
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Actors leave Off Broadway's Cocteau

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Several actors and board members, including 30-year veteran Craig Smith, have resigned from Off Broadway's Jean Cocteau Repertory company.

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The UPI Almanac for Monday, July 5, 2004.
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Steuben gave U.S. glass its modern glamour

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Between 1930 and 1960 Steuben Glass brought modernity and glamour to American crystal glass that previously were to be found only European glass, especially the engraved crystal produced by Orrefors in Sweden.
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France remembers Piaf, Cocteau

PARIS, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- France commemorated the 40th anniversaries of the death of singer Edith Piaf and writer Jean Cocteau, the BBC reported Sunday.

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Today is Saturday, July 5, the 186th day of 2003 with 179 to follow.
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Feature: Mysteries of the faith

NEW YORK, June 19 (UPI) -- Today in the United States we have more than enough angst to go around: The Iraq war, terrorism, the bleak clouds of 9/11 still hover heavy over us. At such tim
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Nijinsky remembered with dance exhibit

NEW YORK, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- It has been more than 80 years since Vaslav Nijinsky danced in public, but a major exhibition of memorabilia illustrating the career of the greatest male ballet dancer of the 20th century attests to the evergreen fascination of the Nijinsky legend.
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1930s fashions inspires exhibit

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The fashions of Paris-based society hedonists who danced with the Duke and Duchess of Windsor to the brink of World War II are the subject of a fascinating exhi
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Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think ta

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Today is Friday, July 5, the 186th day of 2002 with 179 to follow.
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