Ameche

Ameche

n. telephone. (Very old slang. From the name of actor Don Ameche, who starred in the film The Story of Alexander Graham Bell, 1939.) Won’t somebody please answer the Ameche?
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Is the fourth Wisconsin player to be a Heisman finalist, joining 1954 winner Alan Ameche, 1999 winner Ron Dayne and 2011 finalist Montee Ball.
BORN ANDREW Flintoff, English cricketer, 1977, above GORDON Durie, Scottish footballer, 1965 AGNES Moorehead, US actress, 1900 DIED ROY Orbison, US singer, 1988, above DON Ameche, US actor, 1993 PETER Blake, New Zealand yachtsman, 2001
William Shatner, Ida Lupino, Leslie Nielsen, Roddy McDowall, Donald Pleasence, Dick Van Dyke, Janet Leigh, Don Ameche, Faye Dunaway and Honor Blackman were among scores of famous actors to kill or be killed on Columbo's watch.
55PM Don Ameche recounts his life and loves to Laird Cregar's Satan.
The actress won good notices for "Goldilocks'' (1958), a musical about the early days of movie-making, but the show, which also starred Don Ameche, was not a success.
40pm) Fantasy sequel, Don Ameche and Steve Guttenberg.
Some great casting, too, with Denholm Elliott, Don Ameche and Jamie Lee Curtis.
We are working now to provide operators with Hypervoice-enabled applications on the Ameche platform, which will allow carriers to embrace Hypervoice fully as a key innovation," said Goecke.
Things Change A CHANGE in gears for director David Mamet from his usual hard-boiled noir, this whimsical 1988 film sees acting veteran Don Ameche star as a humble shoe-shiner who, because of his resemblance to a local mafia boss, gets offered a small fortune to serve a three-year prison term in his place.
Ameche was called "The Horse" for his steadfast training regimen, physical power, and endurance.
At 6:45 of the NFL's first overtime game, what the paying public saw was Alan Ameche nan for a one-yard touchdown to give the Colts the championship.
Roberts is best friends with fellow badass Mickey Rourke (his co-star in The Pope of Greenwich Village) and Christopher Walken but he says we must thank Don Ameche (and what he claims is the old fellow's richly undeserved Oscar) for his prodigious output.
TWO commodity broker brothers (Don Ameche and Ralph Bellamy as Randolph and Mortimer Duke) bet each other one dollar that they can turn a common criminal into a successful businessman.
Charming fantasy comedy, starring a roguish Don Ameche as a recently deceased playboy regaling the Devil with tales of his wicked deeds.
The series, now in its third season on the Discovery Channel's Planet Green Network, is a 21st century version of The Bickersons, the old radio comedy starring Don Ameche and Frances Langford as battling spouses.