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  1. A New Leaf

    A New Leaf is a dark comedy film based on the short story The Green Heart by Jack Ritchie, starring Elaine May, Walter Matthau, George Rose and James Coco. Better known for her collaboration as a stage comedienne with The Graduate director Mike Nichols, May also wrote and directed. For this film May consulted Dr. Dominick Basile, a botany professor at Columbia University. Dr. Basile wrote botanically accurate lines into the script and supplied the botanical equipment seen in the film. May also modeled Henrietta's office after his. The film was a critical success upon its initial release and is now considered a cult classic. However, despite several accolades, award nominations, and a Radio City Music Hall run, A New Leaf fared poorly at the box office and remains little known by the general public. For his performance as Henry, Matthau affected an accent and mannerisms reminiscent of Cary Grant.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of a new leaf in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of a new leaf in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeb Bush:

    A president should never talk the way he does. A president should never denigrate people the way he does. If he has turned a new leaf, it would be wonderful.

  2. Michel Platini:

    During this last half-century or so, FIFA has only had two presidents, recent events force the supreme governing body of world soccer to turn over a new leaf and rethink its governance.

Images & Illustrations of a new leaf

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