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Regina ★★½ Regina Roma 1983
A woman controls all the activities of her husband and son. At age 36, her son is ready to leave home and she refuses to let him. Fine performances in this strange and disturbing film. 86m/C VHS, DVD . IT Anthony Quinn, Ava Gardner, Ray Sharkey, Anna Karina; D: Jean-Yves Prate.
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Opera in 3 acts by Blitzstein to his own lib. based on Lillian Hellman's play The Little Foxes
. Comp. 1946–9. Prod. NY 1949, Glasgow
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the reigning queen (used following a name or in the titles of lawsuits, e.g. Regina v. Jones
, the Crown versus Jones).
Regina Coeli a Latin epithet (‘Queen of Heaven’) of the Virgin Mary
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Mistress of Charlemagne. Associated with Charles I also known as Charlemagne (742–814), king of the Franks (r. 768–814): children: (with Charlemagne) Drogo (b. 801), bishop of Metz; Hugh (b. 802), abbott of St. Quentin.