Annie Oakley

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United States sharpshooter who was featured in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show (1860-1926)


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Caption: Annie Oakley authored "Powders I Have Known" in 1914 for the Dupont Powder Company.
Jacob Langsdorf opened her mailbox to find a letter addressed to her from none other than Annie Oakley.
Problem is, Annie Oakley, a "dirty-faced backwoods gamin," also is a sharpshooter.
On the subject of accuracy, Dave, you better practice more: At personal-defense distances (15 inches or less), they don't have to be Annie Oakley.
She played the ill-educated Annie Oakley to perfection, causing huge guffaws of laughter with her comic genius.
Annie Get Your Gun tells the story of Buffalo Bill's Wild West female sharpshooter Annie Oakley and her romance with fellow gunslinger Frank Butler.
ANYTHING you can do I can do better is the challenge laid down by "Little" Annie Oakley In the closing minutes of this Irving Berlin classic from the golden age of musicals.
The Second World War was over, Broadway and London's West End was badly in need of something bright and optimistic and this was the show that scored on all points with Ethel Merman's Annie Oakley drawing raves.
I failed to tell the producers I have an insane fear of heights and you wouldn't get me up a ladder normally," Emma says on landing the part of Annie Oakley "So this has been a challenge.
HARDWICK -- To bring a classic production like "Annie Get Your Gun'' to the stage a director must, above all else, have a strong actress to portray the first great female sharpshooter, Annie Oakley.
1860: Annie Oakley, the markswoman who starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, was born.
He looks at The Goldbergs, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, I Love Lucy, Donna Reed, Leave It to Beaver, The Honeymooners, The Partridge Family, The Waltons, The Beverly Hillbillies, Maude, The Jeffersons, The Brady Bunch, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, Our Miss Brooks, The Nurses, Cagney & Lacey, Charlie's Angels, Rhoda, Annie Oakley, The Avengers, The Girl from UNCLE, and other series, and women in variety shows, news, and sports coverage, making comparisons to more contemporary shows along the way.
Notable features include the largest display of Gatling guns and fine double rifles anywhere in the world; famous makers such as Boss, Holland and Holland, and Westley Richards; as well as guns owned by noted individuals, such as Annie Oakley, John Olin, John F.
Morn and Dad probably had it for Christmas ideas, such as gun & holster sets; Annie Oakley & Wyatt Earp outfits; a battery-operated, tripod-mounted, realistic-sounding, machine gun: armored tanks; supersonic bomber; ICBM missiles; combat armies; cowboy & Indian sets; and Steve Canyon glider launcher.
The story is loosely based on the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley and her romance with Frank Butler.