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Davis

 [da´vis]
Mary E. P. (1858–1924). Nursing educator and organizer and one of the founders of the American Journal of Nursing. She helped found the American Society of Superintendents of Training Schools for Nurses (later the League of Nursing Education), which became part of the National League for Nursing. She was a strong advocate of the development of nursing education, with its own theory and curriculum.

Da·vis

(dā'vis),
David M., 20th-century U.S. urologist.

Da·vis

(dā'vis),
John Staige, U.S. surgeon, 1872-1946. See: Davis graft, Crowe-Davis mouth gag.

Da·vis

(dā'vis),
Hallowell, U.S. physiologist, 1896-1992. See: Davis battery model of transduction.
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And while you might imagine Bette Davis and Marilyn Monroe were as unalike as two actors could be, they shared one quality -- an odd manner of speaking.
In an age when Hollywood idolised glamour, Bette Davis cut a different figure with her bulging blue eyes and twitching mannerisms.
The film star Bette Davis (1908-89) was undoubtedly the greatest drama queen, on screen and off, that Hollywood produced in the 20th Century.
Throughout the book, the poets idolize Bette Davis for her artistry, personality, and camp mystique.
Emcees Bob Plunket and Carolyn Michel will do just about anything to keep the Arts Awards for the Sarasota County Arts Council fresh and different; this year they--with some help from actor Blake Walton--brought Bette Davis back to life.
Or look at it another way: If we count only the categories in which All About Eve was eligible, Titanic only racks up 12 nominations - two fewer than the Bette Davis classic.
and Valley of the Dolls, Keeve intercuts these scenes with the originals by Bette Davis and Susan Hayward.
For instance, Laurence Olivier might have ended up playing the Marlon Brando role in The Godfather, Bette Davis could have ended up in Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf?
Kennedy's multicultural sensibility allows her to draw, for the synthesis of her work, upon everything from Old Maid cards to Negro spirituals; Hitler, Shakespeare, Chaucer, William the Conqueror, and Anne Boleyn; Mary, Joseph, and Jesus; Bette Davis and Lena Home; Malcolm X, Beethoven, and Leonardo da Vinci--as well as early childhood memories of family, friends, and relatives.
The world will celebrate the life of one of America's iconic film stars when a stamp honoring actress Bette Davis is dedicated and a car once owned by her is sold at No Reserve during the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company's inaugural event in Las Vegas.
So it went between Bette Davis, Gary Merrill and Anne Baxter in "All About Eve," moments before everybody had to "fasten their seat belts