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  Minister of Health - Province of British Columbia
George Abbott was appointed Minister of Health on June 16, 2005.
Abbott also served as deputy house leader for the Official Opposition and was critic for municipal affairs and for forests.
Abbott was the chair of the Columbia-Shuswap Regional District.
www.gov.bc.ca /bvprd/bc/content.do?brwId=@20YVu|0YQtuW&navId=NAV_ID_-8387   (210 words)

  George Abbott - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Abbott (June 25, 1887 - January 31, 1995) was among the greatest of Broadway showmen.
Abbott then went to Harvard University where he studied play writing under George Pierce Baker; under his tutelage he wrote the play The Head of the Family, which was performed at the Harvard Dramatic Club in 1912.
In addition to his other activities, Abbott acquired a reputation as an astute (and ruthless) "show doctor": when a show was having difficulties in tryouts or previews, he would be called in to supervise changes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/George_Abbott   (1339 words)

 George Abbott, MLA Shuswap -- Home
Colyn Green from Salmon Arm Secondary is one of sixty B.C. students who have been awarded the first Pacific Leaders scholarships for children of BC Public Service employees, Shuswap MLA George Abbott announced today.
A $25,000 grant from the Ministry of Children and Family Development to the Enderby and District Community Resource Centre will support development of a neighbourhood hub in Enderby, Shuswap MLA George Abbott announced today.
Shuswap MLA and health Minister George Abbott announces the final budgetary approval for the $20 million expansion and redevelopment of Shuswap Lake General Hospital.
www.georgeabbottmla.bc.ca   (263 words)

 Hon. George Abbott | Members | 6th Session | 37th Parliamnet | Legislative Assembly of BC
George Abbott was appointed Minister of Sustainable Resource Management on Jan. 26, 2004.
Abbott previously served as deputy house leader for the Official Opposition and was also critic for municipal affairs and for forests.
Abbott was the chair of the Columbia-Shuswap Regional District.
www.legis.gov.bc.ca /mla/37thparl/abbott.htm   (218 words)

George Abbott, the venerable ancester of a vast line of descendants, is believed to have come from Yorkshire, England about 1640.
George and his wife were both industrious, frugel, and of pious mind.
The descendants of George Abbott on the two hundredth anniversary of the settlement of the town of Andover, erected a monument to his memory in the South Church Burying Ground.
www.linkline.com /personal/xymox/roh/abbott.htm   (360 words)

 Broadway: The American Musical . Stars Over Broadway . George Abbott | PBS
Broadway." Abbott wrote his first play, a comedy-farce entitled "Perfectly Harmless," while studying at the University of Rochester in 1910.
George Abbott was 99 years old when he revised and directed the latter show, and Broadway celebrated in style during the following year when he became an extremely sprightly centenarian.
At the age of 106, George Abbott advised director Jack O'Brien on revisions of his original book for the 1994 Broadway revival of "Damn Yankees," and in the same year, BBC Television devoted a fascinating Omnibus program to his work.
www.pbs.org /wnet/broadway/stars/abbott_g.html   (434 words)

 VH1.com : Movies : Person : George Abbott : Biography
Abbott began dabbling in playwriting during this period, scoring his first success as co-author (with James Gleason) of 1925's The Fall Guy; he would not return to acting until a 1955 revival of Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth.
The hallmarks of Abbott's stage work included rapid-fire pacing, economy, and willingness to give up-and-comers the best possible breaks; among those whose careers were boosted by Abbott were Van Johnson, Betty Field, Carol Burnett, Edie Adams, Desi Arnaz, Phyllis Thaxter, Gwen Verdon, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Jerome Robbins, and Leonard Bernstein.
In 1930, Abbott collaborated on the screenplay of the Oscar-winning All Quiet on the Western Front; around the same time, he directed remakes of two Cecil B. De Mille silents, Manslaughter (1930) and The Cheat (1931).
www.vh1.com /movies/person/69350/bio.jhtml   (482 words)

 George Abbott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
George Abbott (de junio el 25 de 1887 - de enero el 31 de 1995) estaba entre el más grande de los showmen de Broadway.
Abbott escribió, produjo, y dirigió algunos de los juegos más notables de Broadway, incluyendo el juego del pijama, una cosa divertida sucedió en la manera al foro y al Yankees maldito.
Abbott entonces fue a la universidad de Harvard en donde él estudió la escritura del juego debajo de George perfora a panadero; debajo de su tutelage él escribió a juego la cabeza de la familia, que fue realizada en el club dramático de Harvard en 1912.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/ge/George%20Abbott.htm   (2433 words)

 George Abbott Photo Gallery Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
George Abbott (left), British Columbia's minister responsible for housing, marked the event along with CMHC corporate representative Lee King.
Community, Aboriginal and Women's Services Minister George Abbott watches as two lacrosse players demonstrate the fine art of play at the Vic West Community Y. The minister and federal sport minister announced $600,000 in funding Oct. 30 for the Aboriginal Youth FIRST (Futures in Recreation and Sport Training) Excellence Program.
BC Housing Minister George Abbott and Premier Gordon Campbell congratulate Mark Virgin (right), Chair of the Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation, and present the Canada-British Columbia Affordable Housing Program plaque to commemorate the event.
www.mcaws.gov.bc.ca /photo/photo_archives/abbott/index.htm   (1630 words)

 George Abbott
George Abbott - George Abbott playwright, actor, director Born: 6/25/1887 Birthplace: Forestville, New York...
Abbott Northwestern Hospital Establishes The George Center for Health And Healing.
George Abbott, master of Broadway, dies at 107.
www.infoplease.com /ce5/CE000068.html   (311 words)

 Who's Who in Musicals: A to Ba
Abbott gave musical comedy a faster pace and a refreshing dose of modern sophistication.
Abbott helmed his full share of flops, especially as his career waned in the 1960s and 70s.
George M. Cohan selected Bayes to introduce his World War I anthem "Over There," and cast her in several of his Broadway musicals.
www.musicals101.com /who1.htm   (4657 words)

 Abbott, George --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
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U.S. director, producer, playwright, and actor George Abbott was known for his mastery of pacing and humor and ability to maintain effective action onstage.
In a dramatization, George Washington recalls crossing the Delaware, spending the winter at Valley Forge and defeating the British at the Battle of Yorktown.
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article?tocId=9354377   (773 words)

 George Abbott -- 107?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When George Abbott first achieved fame in the 1920s, his birth year was given as 1893.
They both died within weeks of their 100th birthdays but it was kept secret so that the books and celebrations that had been planned (and the money that would accrue from them) could proceed.
In George Burns' case, the ruse was so obvious as to be ridiculous.
www.seriousliving.net /new-4103043-1049.html   (365 words)

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George Abbott, an old soldier and a Kansas pioneer, died this morning at 8:30 o'clock at his home, 227 South Kansas avenue, after a long trying illness.
Abbott had been an enthusiastic church worker for many years.
He was one of the charter members of the Chanute Christian Church and helped to build that organization's first place of worship here.
www.skyways.kumc.edu /genweb/civilwar/George%20Abbott.htm   (155 words)

 George Abbott Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Renowned director and Broadway legend George Abbott (1887-1995) produced, authored and directed a long list of acclaimed shows and musicals.
His career earned him a total of seven Tony Awards, and he was presented with the National Medal of Arts.
Abbott lived in Miami Beach for over 30 years.
www.florida-arts.org /programs/halloffame/abbotthtm.htm   (86 words)

 Your Questions Answered
Ken from Prince George asks incentives to attract doctors to rural areas.
Dianne Watts, Mayor of Surrey asks George Abbott about the qualifications and training provided for immigrating nurses and doctors.
A number of British Columbians have asked Health Minister George Abbott about access to MRI scans.
www.bcconversationonhealth.ca /EN/407   (395 words)

 Internet Broadway Database: George Abbott Credits on Broadway
Based on the original book by George Abbott
Based on "Three Men on a Horse" by George Abbott
Subber and Ayers gratefully acknowledge the assistance of George Abbott
www.ibdb.com /person.asp?ID=5770   (160 words)

 George Abbott : Entertaining Comments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I purchased this set as I noticed it included my favourite A and C movie `Time of their Lives` which had never been available before on DVD.
It was very rare when a Hollywood studio bought the film rights to a Broadway musical that that actualy used any of the origional cast in the film version.
Martin Scorsese has always put his demons on the screen and they are usually somewhat shallow and always brutes.
queerpopculture.com /entertainment/directorsearch_George%20Abbott/mode_dvd   (1007 words)

 George Abbott Title Search
Like George Abbott, it is a flower that dies at eve,
of George Abbott shall stir the soul into a restless flame.
There is no rest by day, no sleep by night; The eyes are blinded by the dazzling light.
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 The Pajama Game (George Abbott, et al)
While Doris Day replaces Janis Page as Babe in the movie, The studio had great insight to bring George Abbott to Hollywood to direct the film version, Bob Fosse to recreate his broadway choregraphy.
THE PAJAMA GAME 1957, Warners) is a colorful and exuberant delight, starring a perfectly cast Doris Day at her best and giving us the only starring film role with Broadway dynamo John Raitt.
Directed by George Abbott (who did the stage version) and Stanley Donen (who makes it brilliantly cinematic and stylish), and choreographed by a young Bob Fosse (who never topped the exhilarating "Once a Year Day"), this movie is an absolute pleasure to watch.
johnkeyes.com /a/6305558183-the-pajama-game.html   (1001 words)

 PIA-George Abbott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 George Abbott: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
George Abbott: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more
George Abbott: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more
All Music Guide is a registered Trademark of AEC One Stop Group, Inc.
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 George Abbott Birthday Celebrity, Celebrity Birthdays, Sports Stars Birthdays, Born Celebrity Horoscopes, Celebrity ...
George Abbott Birthday Celebrity, Celebrity Birthdays, Sports Stars Birthdays, Born Celebrity Horoscopes, Celebrity Addresses
Write to George Abbott and request a free autographed photo.
If this celebrity is deceased, this age represents the age they would be today if still alive.
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 The Pajama game [videorecording] / screen play by George Abbott and Richard Bissell ; produced and directed by George ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Pajama game [videorecording] / screen play by George Abbott and Richard Bissell ; produced and directed by George Abbott and Stanley Donen.
A labor/management dispute at the Sleeptite Pajama Factory is the subject of this musical comedy.
Based on the play: The Pajama game / by George Abbott and Richard Bissell.
voyager.uvm.edu /bibs/bid1222606.html   (153 words)

 George Abbott, playwright/actor/producer (Damn Yankees), dies at 105 January 31 in History
George Abbott, playwright/actor/producer (Damn Yankees), dies at 105 January 31 in History
George Abbott, playwright/actor/producer (Damn Yankees), dies at 105
Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men.
www.brainyhistory.com /events/1995/january_31_1995_171466.html   (46 words)

 Cartoon Corner by George B. Abbott
These cartoons are copyrighted by George B. Abbott, a freelance artist who works out of his Miami, Fla., home.
These cartoons cannot be reproduced without permission of the artist.
For information on purchasing George B. Abbott cartoons, send an e-mail inquiry to Editor Bill Hurley.
www.weac.org /cartooncorner.htm   (1173 words)

 Damn Yankees - a musical by Richard Adler, Jerry Ross, George Abbott and Douglas Wallop
Damn Yankees - a musical by Richard Adler, Jerry Ross, George Abbott and Douglas Wallop
Damn Yankees, based on Douglas Wallop's The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant, gives a new twist to the legend of Faust when a middle-aged baseball fan sells his soul to the Devil, a.k.a.
Miss Verdon, who was rocketed to stardom by the original production, reprised her role in the 1958 screen version.
www.imagi-nation.com /moonstruck/albm15.htm   (159 words)

 George Abbott Pics and Abbott George Photos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The text listings are specific photos within these categories, sometimes there are too many photos listed to show a thumbnail image for each one (it makes our pages too slow for our visitors.) Please click any photos name to view a large full size George Abbott pic and more photo information.
We try to keep the greatest selection of printable George Abbott photos in our digital photo albums.
The thumbnail images below represent the different categories of pictures George Abbott photos we have, click a photo image to go to that category of photos.
www.bravenews.net /photos/george-abbott-photos-47292.html   (184 words)

 Abbott, George on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
His later successes include Call Me Madame (1950), Wonderful Town (1953), The Pajama Game (1954, film 1957, revival 1973), Damn Yankees (1955, film 1958, revival 1994), and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1962, film 1966).
From 1948 to 1962 Abbott won 40 Tony awards.
(New York Yankees manager Buck Showalter; includes chronology of owner George Steinbrenner's manager firings)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/A/Abbott-G1e.asp   (341 words)

 Center for Professional Responsibility - American Bar Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is both an honor and a pleasure.
My name is George Abbott, and I am the owner of Aras Enterprises, a small business that provides materials handling consulting and implementation services.
I have long been active in the small business community.
www.abanet.org /cpr/abbott.html   (1842 words)

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