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Hit And Run

Hit And Run Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: Furry Muse Publications
ISBN: 1948366207
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A message from the grave. An assassin on her tail. Sniffing out the truth could get them all killed. September Day is ready for a new start with her detective boyfriend. Believing she’s finally put her husband’s death behind her, her life upends when his mother sends her a safety deposit box key that could unlock the truth. But before she can examine the cryptic contents, she’s brutally attacked, the files are stolen, and her former in-law is murdered. Determined to uncover the harrowing facts, September and her dog Shadow battle to stay one step ahead of the merciless killer. But when they stumble upon shady business at a cattery, she must expose the mastermind before she too ends up in the ground. Will Macy-Cat sniff out the key to unmask a decades-old horror? Can September and Shadow confront the past and live to tell the tale? Hit and Run is the pulse-pounding fifth book in the September Day thriller series. If you like action-packed suspense, resilient characters, and four-legged heroics, then you’ll love Amy Shojai’s gripping adventure. Order Hit and Run to dig up buried secrets today!


Hit Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Delilah S. Dawson
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 148142341X
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In order to save her mother, a teen is forced to become an indentured assassin in this sizzling “movie ready” (Kirkus Reviews) dystopian thriller. No one reads the fine print. The good news is that the USA is finally out of debt. The bad news is that it was bought out by Valor National Bank, and debtors are the new big game, thanks to a tricky little clause hidden deep in the fine print of a credit card application. Now, after a swift and silent takeover that leaves 9-1-1 calls going through to Valor voicemail, they’re unleashing a wave of anarchy across the country. Patsy didn’t have much of a choice. When the suits showed up at her house threatening to kill her mother then and there for outstanding debt unless Patsy agreed to be an indentured assassin, what was she supposed to do? Let her own mother die? Patsy is forced to take on a five-day mission to complete a hit list of ten names. Each name on Patsy’s list has only three choices: pay the debt on the spot, agree to work as a bounty hunter, or die. And Patsy has to kill them personally, or else her mom takes a bullet of her own. Since yarn bombing is the only anarchy in Patsy’s past, she’s horrified and overwhelmed, especially as she realizes that most of the ten people on her list aren’t strangers. Things get even more complicated when a moment of mercy lands her with a sidekick: a hot rich kid named Wyatt whose brother is the last name on Patsy’s list. The two share an intense chemistry even as every tick of the clock draws them closer to an impossible choice. An absorbing, frightening glimpse at a reality that is eerily just steps away from ours—Hit is a taut, suspenseful thriller that absolutely mesmerizes from start to finish.

Hit Refresh

Hit Refresh Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Satya Nadella,Greg Shaw,Jill Tracie Nichols
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062652516
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“At the core, Hit Refresh, is about us humans and the unique quality we call empathy, which will become ever more valuable in a world where the torrent of technology will disrupt the status quo like never before.” – Satya Nadella from Hit Refresh “Satya has charted a course for making the most of the opportunities created by technology while also facing up to the hard questions.” – Bill Gates from the Foreword of Hit Refresh The New York Times bestseller Hit Refresh is about individual change, about the transformation happening inside of Microsoft and the technology that will soon impact all of our lives—the arrival of the most exciting and disruptive wave of technology humankind has experienced: artificial intelligence, mixed reality, and quantum computing. It’s about how people, organizations, and societies can and must transform and “hit refresh” in their persistent quest for new energy, new ideas, and continued relevance and renewal. Microsoft’s CEO tells the inside story of the company’s continuing transformation, tracing his own personal journey from a childhood in India to leading some of the most significant technological changes in the digital era. Satya Nadella explores a fascinating childhood before immigrating to the U.S. and how he learned to lead along the way. He then shares his meditations as a sitting CEO—one who is mostly unknown following the brainy Bill Gates and energetic Steve Ballmer. He tells the inside story of how a company rediscovered its soul—transforming everything from culture to their fiercely competitive landscape and industry partnerships. As much a humanist as engineer and executive, Nadella concludes with his vision for the coming wave of technology and by exploring the potential impact to society and delivering call to action for world leaders. “Ideas excite me,” Nadella explains. “Empathy grounds and centers me.” Hit Refresh is a set of reflections, meditations, and recommendations presented as algorithms from a principled, deliberative leader searching for improvement—for himself, for a storied company, and for society.

Free Hit: The Story of Women's Cricket in India

Free Hit: The Story of Women's Cricket in India Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Suprita Das
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9353024560
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Free Hit: The Story of Women's Cricket in India by Suprita Das Summary

The 2017 ICC Women's Cricket World Cup saw the Indian team make it to the finals, and although it lost the game, the tournament marked an unprecedented high for viewership for women's cricket in India. The ensuing euphoria that followed, including the announcement of two film-deals with the team's leading stars, ensured that the only direction where Indian women's cricket could go from there was up. Free Hit is the untold story of how women's cricket in India got here, and casts light on the gender-based pay gaps, sponsorship challenges, and the sheer indifference of cricketing officials it faced along the way. Focusing on Mithali Raj, the world's greatest female batsman, and Jhulan Goswami, the leading wicket taker in women's cricket, author Suprita Das takes us into the lives of the spirited bunch of women who, across the years, just like their male counterparts, also brought home laurels that are worth celebrating.

Hit Brands

Hit Brands Pdf/ePub eBook Author: D. Jackson,R. Jankovich,E. Sheinkop
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1137271485
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Companies and agencies spend vast amounts of money to advertise and brand products and music has been an important part of this. This book assesses how from selecting sound and music for individual products and adverts many large companies have moved to develop a music strategy to align their brand and create emotional impact.

Hit Your Brights

Hit Your Brights Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Constance Squires
Editor: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 0806164077
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Hit Your Brights captures people in tough spots, often of their own making. Fusing humor and tragedy, these thirteen gritty stories keep readers in suspense. Danger lurks, the needle skips, the bomb goes off, and the empties pile up. Outcomes are unpredictable, but the car always starts, and, sometimes, love wins. Constance Squires casts the diminished circumstances of her characters with authentic detail familiar to any reader who has spent time in flyover country—a swath of boom-and-bust middle America that often seems forgotten. Here, marriages, families, and friendships all hit crisis points in a mutable world of army bases, casinos, truck stops, churches, and bars. Hit Your Brights showcases a virtuosic range of styles and perspectives. The title story, told in second person, excavates the rationalizations of an alcoholic stumbling through the inexorable progress of her disease. After downing nine Rolling Rocks and three tequila shots, she races her car to the nearest liquor store before it closes, turning on her high beams to ease her double vision. In “Dopamine Agonistes,” a family man, recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s, ventures out to a casino and meets a child he tries to help. Other stories focus on people who find themselves in difficult, potentially violent situations. In “Wounding Radius,” two young women are checking on their marijuana crop in the Wichita Mountains outside of Fort Sill when they are discovered by a troubled soldier who has gone AWOL. And in “An Unscheduled Stop,” a mother traveling with her baby encounters diners at a roadside McDonald’s who might—or might not—be child traffickers. Beautifully crafted, with a distinctly modern edge, the stories in Hit Your Brights give voice to women and men, young and old, overlooked and disenfranchised, who inhabit worlds that feel at once strange and familiar.

Last Hit

Last Hit Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jessica Clare,Jen Frederick
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0698196791
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Last Hit by Jessica Clare,Jen Frederick Summary

From two bestselling authors—the first in a deliciously bold new series that takes readers to the most dangerous edge of desire . . . Nikolai: I have been a contract killer since I was a boy. For years I savored the fear caused by my name, the trembling at the sight of my tattoos. The stars on my knees, the marks on my fingers, the dagger in my neck, all spoke of danger. If you saw my eyes, it was the last vision you’d have. I have ever been the hunter, never the prey. With her, I am the mark and I am ready to lie down and let her capture me. Opening my small, scarred heart to her brings out my enemies. I will carry out one last hit, but if they hurt her, I will bring the world down around their ears. Daisy: I’ve been sheltered from the outside world all my life. Home-schooled and farm-raised, I’m so naive that my best friend calls me Pollyanna. I like to believe the best about people. Nikolai is part of this new life, and he’s terrifying to me. Not because his eyes are cold or my friend warns me away from him, but because he’s the only man who has ever seen the real me beneath the awkwardness. With him, my heart is at risk . . . and also, my life.

Mind over Weight

Mind over Weight Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ian K. Smith, M.D.
Editor: St. Martin\'s Press
ISBN: 1250244811
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A motivational guide to losing weight and maintaining success by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Clean & Lean Every day of every year, thousands of people start some type of weight loss/transformation journey. Mind over Weight is an important weapon to add to their arsenals. While eating the right food and exercising is critical to weight loss success, Mind over Weight helps readers win the battle by getting everything in order above the neck. It will guide readers to find their motivation, stick to a plan, and set the right goals. There are a million diet plans out there, but few address issues equally critical to weight loss success: they're all in the six inches between your ears! Written by Ian K. Smith, MD, bestselling author of SHRED and The Clean 20, Mind over Weight is an easy read with concrete steps dieters will be able to follow. Each chapter ends with a takeaway action item for readers to complete to help create an overall strategy for body and life transformation.

The Hit

The Hit Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lexy Timms
Editor: Dark Shadow Publishing
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If the plan doesn't work, change the plan but never the goal. Owen King is a hitman with a conscious. He only takes jobs that eliminate the worst of the worst of the human population. When he gets a request to take out a gorgeous young woman from a notorious drug dealer with ties to the cartel, something doesn't feel right. The dealer claims Steph Baker is a spy with knowledge of Owen's business aren't adding up. Owen digs into her background and gets to know her better. Unspoken Rule of the Game: never fall for the woman you're supposed to kill. Owen knows time is running out and if he doesn't finish the job, someone else will. Billionaire Hitman Series: Book 1 – The Hit Book 2 – The Job Book 3 – The Run Search Terms: Enemies to Lovers, mafia romance, romantic suspense, dark romance, sexy hero, hot and steamy, romance, stockholm syndrome, ageless romance, Scottish romance, outlander, sexy, sport romance, hired wife, fake girlfriend, happily ever after, sweet love story, bully romance academy romance, coming of age romance, bully romance dark romance, bully romance college, bully romance reverse harem, new adult romance, contemporary romance

The Hit

The Hit Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Baldacci
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 1455521280
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Master assassin Will Robie must track down a deadly rogue agent, but the attacks conceal a larger threat that could send shockwaves through the U. S. government and around the world in this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller. Will Robie is a master of killing. A highly skilled assassin, Robie is the man the U.S. government calls on to eliminate the worst of the worst--enemies of the state, monsters committed to harming untold numbers of innocent victims. No one else can match Robie's talents as a hitman...no one, except Jessica Reel. A fellow assassin, equally professional and dangerous, Reel is every bit as lethal as Robie. And now, she's gone rogue, turning her gun sights on other members of their agency. To stop one of their own, the government looks again to Will Robie. His mission: bring in Reel, dead or alive. Only a killer can catch another killer, they tell him. But as Robie pursues Reel, he quickly finds that there is more to her betrayal than meets the eye. Her attacks on the agency conceal a larger threat, a threat that could send shockwaves through the U.S. government and around the world.

The Hit

The Hit Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julian Mayfield
Editor: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486846261
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"Well-plotted, extremely perceptive." — Kirkus Reviews. Set in 1950s Harlem, this dramatic and forceful novel traces a day in the life of a numbers player to offer a compassionate and honest view of the effects of self-delusion.

A Study Guide for T.C. Boyle's "The Hit Man"

A Study Guide for T.C. Boyle's Author: Gale, Cengage
Editor: Gale, Cengage Learning
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A Study Guide for T.C. Boyle's "The Hit Man", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Short Stories for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Short Stories for Students for all of your research needs.

Hannah Montana: Hit or Miss

Hannah Montana: Hit or Miss Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Laurie McElroy
Editor: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 142315276X
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Miley convinces her dad to write a song for the Jonas Brothers, but her excitement quickly turns to envy once she hears the song. It's so good that Miley wishes her dad had written it for Hannah. Miley and Lilly masquerade as a boy band to trick the Jonas Brothers into believing that the song has already been taken! Their charade leads to a melodic meltdown of superstar proportions. Plus, Miley finally lets Oliver take on a secret identity. She invites him to a celebrity tennis match where Hannah will be competing, and chaos ensues.

DR HIT's Ultimate Bodybuilding Guide: Arms

DR HIT's Ultimate Bodybuilding Guide: Arms Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Groscup
Editor: David Groscup
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DR HIT's Ultimate Bodybuilding Guide: Arms by David Groscup Summary

This guide uses techniques like forced reps,negative-accentuated,super contractions,specialized holds,partial reps,confusion training,and much more, to give the beginning bodybuilder as well as the advanced bodybuilding enthusiast alike the most practical, scientifically-based method to build award-winning arms quickly! The author introduces the reader to such concepts like: The proper way to use HIT variables Cycling your training intensity to experience continued growth How to "shock" your arms to new growth after hitting a sticking point Using "confusion" training to prevent sticking points The difference between strength and size gains and the proper way to train for both Why HIT is the best way to build your arms fast Much, much more!

Cold Hit

Cold Hit Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen J. Cannell
Editor: St. Martin\'s Press
ISBN: 9781429902649
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What if, under the PATRIOT Act, federal bureaucrats could take murder cases away from local cops—then bury those cases so they're never investigated again? What if government agents could bug your home, your car, your place of business—your entire life—with nothing more than spoken permission from a secret panel of judges? What if the Department of Homeland Security could pull police officers off the street and hold them in cells indefinitely as material witnesses—because they're working on "sensitive" investigations? They can . . . The PATRIOT Act and the Homeland Security Act give enormous power to our nation's top federal law enforcement officials. They operate under the presumption that these officials are honest, diligent, and fair. But what if they're not? In THE COLD HIT, Detective Shane Scully suspects that the regional boss of the Department of Homeland Security is thwarting a major murder investigation. But why? Robert Allen Virtue can act without oversight or accountability. There's no way to question him; there's no way to way to check up on him; there's no way to find out if he's exceeding his authority. Virtually at will, he can bug anyone he considers a threat to national security, take over criminal investigations, and jail cops. Even if he is breaking the law, there's no way to know it. There's nothing to rely on but his integrity. His professional commitment. His good name. Virtue. That may be a very big mistake. Shane and his partner are investigating "the Fingertip Killer," a serial murderer preying on homeless Vietnam vets in Los Angeles. A bullet taken from one victim's skull matches the bullet that killed another man ten years earlier—an unexpected ballistics match linking one unsolved case to another that police call a "cold hit." When the earlier victim turns out to have been an LAPD cop, the investigation becomes very personal for Shane. But there's a problem: Robert Allen Virtue wants him taken off it. To solve the cop's murder, and possibly the Fingertip case, Scully must go behind the powerful bureaucrat's back and deep undercover—where he will begin unraveling a deadly far-reaching conspiracy that threatens to destroy everything he loves: his career, his freedom, and his family.

The Feel-Good Hit of the Year: A Memoir

The Feel-Good Hit of the Year: A Memoir Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Liam Pieper
Editor: Penguin Group Australia
ISBN: 1743481918
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'Will break your heart and give you chuckles. What more do you want?' John Safran 'The most achingly funny, heartsplittingly tragic and brilliantly written book you'll read this year.' Benjamin Law Liam Pieper was raised by his bohemian parents to believe in freedom and creativity, and that there's nothing wrong with smoking a little marijuana to make life more interesting. A fast learner, Liam combined hippie self-actualisation with gen Y entrepreneurialism. By his early teens he had a fledgling drug habit, and a thriving business selling pot around the suburbs of Melbourne from the back of his pushbike. He picked up important life skills, like how to befriend a deranged jujitsu master, how to impress his girlfriend's mother by getting arrested in front of her, and how to negotiate pocket money based on how much he was charging his parents for an ounce. But from these highs (chemical, financial and otherwise), Liam's life fell to dramatic lows. The muddled flower child became a petty criminal and an amoral coke monster. After a family tragedy and then his arrest on several counts of possession and trafficking, Liam had to consider: had it been a mistake to adopt the practices of a counterculture without any of its ethics? Hilarious, compelling and sometimes heartbreaking, The Feel-Good Hit of the Year is a memoir about family, addiction and learning how to live with yourself, from a sharp and original new Australian voice. 'Liam Pieper is a truly gifted writer and storyteller. The Feel-Good Hit of the Year is often hilarious, at times heartbreaking and always a fascinating view into an unconventional but compelling life.' Lally Katz 'Made my skin clammy and heart palpitate like all good memoirs of a misspent youth should.' Tim Rogers 'I always knew Liam was talented and I'd always suspected he had a couple screws loose, and now I have proof of both. The Feel-Good Hit of the Year is a brilliant piece of work.' Anna Krien 'To lead a deranged, tragic and funny life is one thing, but to make a book this unsentimentally beautiful out of it is nothing short of criminal. Read it before every other goddamn person does.' Benjamin Law 'This carefully constructed memoir deftly touches on some of the most difficult subjects: addiction, shame, guilt and the bitter-sweet troubles of family relationships. This is a clever book executed by a skilful writer with a razor-sharp wit . . . Pieper's book is crazy good. He had me hooked from the first page to the last.' Krissy Kneen 'This book is so good that it makes reading other books less enjoyable. Boy, can he write.' Angie Hart 'Very funny and packed with inventive expressions . . . This reads like a wittier, Gen-Y answer to perennial sellers such as Howard Marks' Mr Nice and James Frey's A Million Little Pieces.' Australian Bookseller+Publisher 'This is a book to be devoured quickly and then reflected on slowly. It's intimate, raw and occasionally heartbreaking. Pieper is a fiercely talented writer, and The Feel-Good Hit of the Year stands as one of the best Australian memoirs of the past few years.' Readings.com.au 'Pieper is a sharp, smart and classy writer.' Saturday Paper 'A revelatory memoir told with great poise.' Men's Style 'It will make you laugh out loud, and cry, as Pieper talks about his crazy life. You'll be amazed in so many ways. Lucky your chair is so comfy as you won't want to leave it until you're finished the book.' Sunday Canberra Times 'This is one of those 'you had me at hello' reads. The title, with its tongue-in-cheek meaning, signals a refreshingly cheeky take on life but nothing quite prepared this reader for the comic absurdity of a teen drug dealer selling dope to his hippy parents. A disarmingly charming rogue, Liam Pieper documents his precocious entrepreneurial talent as he slides out of school and into dealing, with hilarious deadpan understatement and the delivery of a seasoned raconteur.' Caroline Baum, Booktopia.com.au 'Like all memoirs worth reading, Pieper's beautifully uncomplicated writing leaves you feeling nostalgic for a time and place you never even experienced.' Elle Australia 'A fast-paced, funny memoir.' GQ 'Compelling, funny and heart-rending.' Herald Sun 'Terrific. I'm pressing it on all my friends.' David Marr

Hit and Run

Hit and Run Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Richard Deming
Editor: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1479445096
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He never should have gotten into it in the first place. But when you need money, sometimes you do things you wouldn't ordinarily think of doing. Nothing illegal, nothing like blackmail, something just a shade this side. At least that was the way Barney Calhoun had it figured. It looked like the easiest ten thousand bucks he'd ever make. And she was lovely, though in the end she led him to murder... An ex-cop turned private eye ought to know all the answers on how to commit the perfect crime. But somewhere along the line, he slipped up, and before he realized it they had him where the hair was short.

Hit & Miss

Hit & Miss Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Derek Jeter
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481423177
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The second book in the New York Times bestselling Jeter Publishing imprint, Hit & Miss is a middle grade baseball novel inspired by the youth of legendary sports icon and role model Derek Jeter. “Just try to make solid contact, stay level and in control. Positive thoughts only, right?” That’s the advice Derek’s father gives him about batting—and a lot more. It seems that Little League season is here. Throughout the long Michigan winter, Derek thought that Opening Day might never come. Now at last he can pursue his dream of one day playing shortstop for the New York Yankees. As luck would have it, he’s on the Red Sox this year, and they seem to have more talent than the Tigers, the team he was on when last season ended in disappointment. His best friend, Vijay, is with him again, and Derek gets the same number—13!—that his father wore in college. Now if the new kid with the chauffeur turns out to be a player, well, the Red Sox might just win it all. But as Derek finds out, both baseball and life are hard. Before the season is over, he’ll break out of a slump, bring his teammates closer together, learn a new sport, solve the mystery of why his sister Sharlee seems so quiet and suffer the consequences for violating “The Contract” he had signed with his parents. Before he can move closer to his dream, there are many lessons to be learned.

It Hit Me Like a Ton of Bricks

It Hit Me Like a Ton of Bricks Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Catherine Lloyd Burns
Editor: North Point Press
ISBN: 1429930144
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It Hit Me Like a Ton of Bricks by Catherine Lloyd Burns Summary

Life is a series of losses. I've decided to be very Zen about it. I have lost two husbands, my parents, my brother, countless friends; it is just one loss after another. You might as well get used to it." So muses the author's mother in this poignant and humorous memoir about mothers and daughters. Loss is a way of life for both Catherine and her mother. But where it made the daughter ravenous for contact, it made the mother lose her appetite for people. While the two always had a fierce attachment, by turns intimate and tumultuous, decades of fractious and contentious and frustrating interactions found a reprieve after the birth of Catherine's daughter, Olive. Witty and direct, weaving back and forth in time, the book charts the transformation of this volatile and unique mother-daughter relationship from longing to connection. A book about love, mortality, and the nature of family bonds, It Hit Me Like a Ton of Bricks is a must-read for anyone trying to navigate their way through the distance between their fantasies of love and the realities of family relationships.

My Hit Parade…and a Few Misses

My Hit Parade…and a Few Misses Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Russell Arms
Editor: BearManor Media
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My Hit Parade…and a Few Misses by Russell Arms Summary

Russell Arms is probably best known for his six-year stint on the famous Your Hit Parade TV show, but he also was active in many other theatrical fields. After graduating from the Pasadena Playhouse he was signed to a contract by Warner Bros. Studios were he made several important pictures, including The Man Who Came to Dinner, Captains of the Clouds, and By the Light of the Silvery Moon. He also free-lanced at other studios and, in all, appeared in over 20 movies, including several Westerns.Deciding to try his luck in New York he discovered he had a singing voice which he immediately put to good use with his own radio show on WNEW as well as on a TV show, School Days, on the Dumont network. His next step was a national game show, Chance of a Lifetime, on ABC where he stayed for over a year. From there it was on to CBS for The 54th St. Revue, another national TV offering which lasted for over a year.The big break came shortly after that by his signing with the Hit Parade and that opened up a whole world of opportunities, including recordings, night clubs, fairs, personal appearances, and many guest spots on TV (including the Ed Sullivan Show with his hit record, “Cinco Robles”), as well as dinner and summer theaters all over the country (including versions of Can Can, Bells Are Ringing, 1776, Irma LaDouce, No, No, Nanette, with the incomparable Martha Raye!), and many others both musical and non-musical.Russ also got involved with MC’ing beauty pageants and fashion shows. He staged and MC’d the Miss World-USA Pageant for three years and added music to the fashion shows by singing to the models as they paraded the runway.