Black Maria


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Black Maria

dated A police vehicle, typically one carrying prisoners. Man, there's the Black Maria. Looks like I'm headed to a different jail. They just threw Billy in the back of a Black Maria and hauled him off to the police station!
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Charles Butler notes that in Fire and Hemlock and Black Maria it can be difficult to tell the difference between the use of magic and the very skillful use of psychological control ("Now" 73); this is not only true in those two novels.
Readers of multiple genres will enjoy Black Maria. Young's work reads like a novel, or, more accurately, like a screenplay.
There was a replica of the Black Maria, Edison's original film studio.
Construction of a pioneer film studio, called the Black Maria because of its resemblance to police paddy wagons, was completed at the Edison laboratories in West Orange, N.J.
Finally the secondhand engine, Black Maria, chugged reluctantly out of the station.
'I am a witness of how BG liberated this ungrateful character from the clutches of the SARS when he was already stripped to his birthday suit, chained and hurled into a Black Maria and perhaps set for unknown faith in 2011,' he recalled.
Catch all the films from October 12 to 21 at Ayala Malls TriNoma, Glorietta, Gateway, Santolan Town Plaza, The Power Plant; Cinelokal theaters (SM City North Edsa, SM Megamall, SM City Manila and SM City Santa Mesa), and in alternative cinemas (FDCP Cinematheque Manila, UP Cine Adarna, Cinema '76, Black Maria Theater and Cinema Centenario).
'Citizen Jake' is still showing in microcinemas all over the city: Black Maria, Cinema Centenario and Cinema '76 Anonas.
At 11.15pm, a police Black Maria was spotted leaving via the rear entrance.
For lovers of specialist cars, there will also be small display of classic and modern police vehicles, including a 1951 Albion Black Maria that was one of two owned by The City of Glasgow Police.
8.16: 1, GEORDIE ZERO (2), 7-4 fav; 2, Black Maria (3), 5-1; 1.5, 29.77; PS13.48, trio PS37.95.
9.15 (480m H/c): Geordie Raffa (19), Black Maria (9), Miss Link (9), Cu Sith Call (4), Alnwick Bisto (2), Guinness Zero (scr).
Small and independent cinemas are thriving this year with Cinema '76, FDCP's Cinematheque Center, Black Maria Cinema, and Cinema Centenario.
Aracelis Girmay, The Black Maria, Boa Editions Ltd, 2016.
|Instead the band members went to the central police station to be driven in a secure Black Maria so as not to be hurt by the thousands of screaming fans.