The world knows Hirschfeld from his portraiture, but The Line King reveals a lot more of the man, from his interest in Eastern artistic styles, travels to communist Russia, political cartooning, and more. His impact on the creation of some of Broadway's most classic plays is duly noted, as well. One of the most interesting things in the film -- or that I've heard in my life, really -- involves the fact that the Pentagon uses the hidden "NINAs" (his daughter) in Hirschfeld's drawings to train pilots how to look for camouflaged targets.
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SUPERFLY star RON O'NEAL has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 66.
His wife AUDREY says O'Neal died on Wednesday night (14JAN04) at Los Angeles' CEDARS SINAI MEDICAL CENTER.
O'Neal's stage performance in Joseph Papp's PUBLIC THEATRE production of NO PLACE TO BE SOMEBODY brought him to the attention of the producers of 1972's Superfly, which was a surprise hit leading the actor to reprise the role and take over directing chores in the sequel, 1973's SUPERFLY TNT.
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The album is the first in history to chart without selling a single copy.
The musician passed away while performing with his band OHM in LA.
Earlier this month a twitter campaign asking Disney to make Elsa their first LGBT princess in the ‘Frozen’ sequel went viral.