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The Daily MirrorFeb. 14, 1952: Hedda Hopper says, "Jean Arthur has collected nearly $500,000 from Paramount since 1947, yet has made only two pictures for that company. Now by mutual consent her contract has been canceled, with a large hunk of cash going to Miss Arthur....
Staff And Wire ReportsGareth Wigan, a longtime studio executive who also was a producer and agent, died Saturday at his Los Angeles home after a brief illness, a spokesman for Columbia Pictures said. Wigan was 78. Wigan, born Dec. 2, 1931, in London, began his career as an...
L.A. NOWJonathan Veitch was inaugurated in a ceremony this morning as president of Occidental College, a 1,900-student liberal arts school in Eagle Rock. The hiring of the former dean of the New School???s Eugene Lang College in New York City came......
Pamela Blake Actress in action serials Pamela Blake, 94, a B-movie actress known for her roles in such late 1940s action serials as "Chick Carter, Detective" and "Ghost of Zorro," died of natural causes Tuesday at a Las Vegas care facility, her family...
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Professional ballroom dancer Cheryl Burke of "Dancing With the Stars" has purchased a midcentury modern post-and-beam house in the Hollywood Hills for $1,295,000. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,494-square-foot home, built in 1957, has 180-degree...
The Beverly Hills Post Office area home of producer David Ladd and his wife, actress Dey Young, is coming on the market at $5,995,000. The gated house, which looks more East Coast than West, sits on wooded 1.1 acres with a swimming pool, a lighted tennis...
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There is much to envy about actress Beverly D'Angelo: ageless beauty, a Hollywood career of lasting duration, the fact that hunky Al Pacino parked his slippers at her front door for years and that she owns a 1920s Spanish-style gem of a house in Beverly...
What could be more perfect on New Year's Eve than to be writing about -- what else? -- a bar. And not just any old bar -- a famous pub where Bette Davis, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Ginger Rogers and hundreds of others carved their names in the bar top....
F. Scott Fitzgerald's magical short story "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" was a hard sell during the early days of the Roaring '20s, when magazines were hungering for one of the author's more down-to-earth flapper stories. "Benjamin Button" was a...
No one can criticize Bruce Campbell for taking himself too seriously -- at least not after seeing his latest film. In the independently financed horror-comedy spoof "My Name Is Bruce," the actor is recruited to save a small Oregon town from an angry...
Orlando Sentinel Movie CriticAppaloosa is the sort of solid, simple Western that Hollywood used to crank out 20 times a year. Ed Harris, working from a Robert Parker novel, has crafted a meticulously detailed, newfangled old-fashioned morality tale of hard men who go soft when a...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersTalks between Hollywood writers and studios collapsed Friday, dashing hopes of an imminent resolution to a 5-week-old strike that has upended the entertainment industry. The breakdown is the latest turn in what has become one of the nastiest labor...
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