Annie Oakley


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Annie Oakley

A free ticket to an event. Alludes to US markswoman Annie Oakley's penchant for filling targets with bullet holes, likened to the holes punched in free tickets to prevent resale or reuse. Hey, my work gave me two Annie Oakleys to tonight's show—want to go with me? The seats aren't great, but hey, they're free!
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When Buffalo Bill's Wild West show comes to town, it only takes one glance for sharp-shooting country girl Annie Oakley to fall head over heels for its star marksman, Frank Butler.
In the Crown's rendering of AGYG, Erin Sherry played an Annie Oakley who progresses from "country-bumpkin" into a smart young lady.
This summer, she takes on Annie Oakley in "Annie Get Your Gun," another role made famous by Ethel Merman and blessed with one famous song after the other.
Everything changed when Gene Autry brought Annie Oakley to television in 1953.
Mesick Elementary School (MI) students are entertaining some important visitors this year: famous historical figures such as Rosa Parks, George Washington, Annie Oakley and Elvis, reported the Cadillac News.
Dressed for New World play, little girls in Annie Oakley outfits domesticated and settled the psychic frontiers of colonizer nations.
Beverly Semmes's second solo exhibition at Shoshana Wayne Gallery was billed as an homage to Annie Oakley.
Win or lose next week, I see Kat's future going the way of a contemporary Streisand,'' said James Mellon, artistic director of the NoHo Arts Center, who cast McPhee as Annie Oakley.
The legend of Annie Oakley has little to do with the reality of this larger-than-life historical figure.
Included are the distinctive wardrobes of Lillian Russell, Amelia Bloomer, Baby Doe Tabor, Bat Masterson, Annie Oakley, Oscar Wilde, Wild Bill Hickok, George and Elizabeth Custer, Andrew Johnson, and Adah Menken.
MORE than 101 years ago, Annie Oakley was not present when Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show played Parliament Road, Middlesbrough, but she is here in spirit and in great form at Middlesbrough Theatre.
Over the decades, celebrities such as Roy Rogers, John Philip Sousa, Charlton Heston, and Annie Oakley participated.
She also won the Annie Oakley Trophy for being the best female shooter in this year's Interservice Championships in Quantico, Va.
But Ellen liked dressing like either Peter Pan or Annie Oakley.
After winning every possible music award, recording 27 albums (including her third greatest-hits compilation), and taking Broadway by storm as the backwoods sharpshooter Annie Oakley in a revival of Annie Get Your Gun, Reba McEntire is staking her claim in television with the successful series "Reba.