Sung-Bong Choi's love for music got him off the streets and into a musical competition. In this, the story is told by the broadcaster. You can also find the video where he is first on stage. When you see the change in confidence in his eyes from then to what you see in his eyes here, it is real inspiration.
Rags to Riches; Remember when one of them became obsessed with doing weird crap out of rebellion? One of them being drinking goat's milk out of a jar? No, just me? Seemed weird at the time, but goat's cheese now rocks my world.
"From rags to riches" means "from being poor to being wealthy". Usage in a movie ("The Gold Rush"): - The reporter wanted to write the Little Fellow's life story, "From Rags to Riches", and he graciously consented. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #charliechaplin
You remember Leo's days on Growing Pains that had him playing the character of a homeless boy? Yeah, well as it turns out that scenario wasn't too far off from his real life. Leo grew up in Hollywood surrounded by drug dealers and prostitutes. Despite these unhappy surroundings, Leo skipped out on the low road and found himself landing acting gigs that helped catapult him to the very top of the Hollywood A-list.
Shirley Temple in Glad Rags to Riches / Glad Rags to Riches was released on February 5, 1933, and was distributed by Educational Film Exchanges. The 11-minute film stars Temple as Le Belle Diaperina, a Gay Nineties chanteuse at the Lullaby Lobster Palace who must decide whether to marry a rich nightclub owner or a country boy. The film features her first on-screen tap dance and song, "She's Only a Bird in a Gilded Cage".
Kirk Douglas, one of the few remaining survivors of Hollywood’s golden age and possessor of the most famously dimpled chin in cinema, celebrates his 100th birthday on Friday. Born Issur Danielovitch into abject poverty in Amsterdam, New York, Douglas, in the classic American immigrant rags to riches story (literally: his father was a ragman), overcame his impoverished early life to become a major player in the movie world, both as an actor and as a powerful, risk-taking producer.