Calamity Jane

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United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)

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French claims that Calamity Jane, owned and run by Grey's Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo, have offered to create a TV series and a comic book based on his biography, The Devil - which chronicles his criminal activities in Liverpool.
The Life and Times of Calamity Jane provides a fine biography of the real Calamity Jane and her life, attends to contrasting legend with reality, and provides new facts about a life that has been written about in many other places.
When I call, she's arriving in Nottingham, where Calamity Jane is opening for its run before it moves to Cardiff, and while she hasn't got long until she's called to the stage for last-minute checks, she's more than generous with her "down time".
McLaird interweaves the two "histories," maintaining careful records of what can be proven, and this accomplishment makes Calamity Jane an essential read for historians of the American frontier West.
It was also used in the London stage show Calamity Jane in 2003 and the musical based on Doris Day's greatest hits, A Sentimental Journey.
In this reprinted biography of Martha Canary, better known as Calamity Jane (1856?
He named the putter Calamity Jane and used it to win four major championships in Great Britain and the USA.
McLaird (professor emeritus of history at Dakota Wesleyan University), Wild Bill Hickok & Calamity Jane is a biographical examination of the legendary relationship between two Wild West wanderers whose behavior wavered along the fine line between law-abiding and outlaw.
She turned to acting - starring in serious dramas as well as stage musicals such as Calamity Jane - after a successful career as a pop singer, having No 1 hits in 1981 with It's a Mystery and I Want to be Free.
Songs from Letters is a song cycle based on letters Calamity Jane penned to her daughter Janey during the years 1880 to 1902.
On the homefront, the women champion the cause of a dead soldier's fianc(hrt)e (Robin Weigert, Calamity Jane on ``Deadwood'' -- now you can see her in a more hygienic role) who's discovering a morass of red tape in getting the government to provide for survivors.
Calamity Jane is a major figure in Western history so it's not surprising numerous titles have been written about her previously: what is surprising is that Calamity Jane: The Woman And The Legend has so much new material to reveal.
John White, President of the National Association of Head Teachers, stormed: "We've had Charles 'Bronson' Clarke and now it's Calamity Jane.