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Liz Smith"SHE WAS LIKE A HORSE ON THE TRACK. Nothing, and then the bell goes, and something happens," said Hollywood cinematographer James Wong Howe about Greta Garbo. If you're like me, sometimes you roam your living quarters picking up and putting down books...
Fay Kanin, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter for the 1958 Clark Gable-Doris Day comedy "Teacher's Pet" and former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, died Wednesday. She was 95. In a writing career that spanned more than four...
MIAMI —A cool ocean breeze cut the day's humidity. Dresses up to there in hot pink sequins and acid yellows colored the sidewalks. It was around midnight on a Thursday in Miami's South Beach neighborhood, and the evening was just getting started....
Italian classic films directed by masters of cinema Federico Fellini, Vittorio de Sica and Michelangelo Antonioni will be vying for viewers' attention Thursday evening. The American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood presents Fellini's...
Tags: Sylvia Sidney, Movies, Arts and Culture, Ceremonies, Bela Lugosi
Liz Smith"SHE WAS more accused than convicted," remarked one of Queen Anne Boleyn's contemporaries, after Anne's conviction and execution on charges of adultery, incest and treason during her marriage to King Henry VIII; this from Alison Weir's history, "The...
Tags: Richard Burton, England, Adultery, Vanessa Redgrave, Anne Baxter
Liz Smith"If you're thin and rich and fun, everyone will want to dance with you!" said the late Brooke Astor. She always believed in dressing up to give people their money's worth! GREAT ACTRESSES are not always back-biting and jealous of one another. Many...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticThe Academy Awards are the biggest fashion runway on the planet. When Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and other stars step out onto the red carpet Sunday, they will be primed to talk as much about what and who they are wearing as about...
Hollywood makes movies, of course, but just as important — or maybe more so — it makes stars. But as Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr argues in “Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame,” the manufacture and maintenance of...
While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
Tags: Chuck Workman, Arts, Movies, Ricky Gervais, Rear Window (movie)
Liz Smith"Let's see each other alone so we can 'talk hard'!" says Queen Elizabeth II to intimates when she wants them to know she needs a real heart to heart. Interesting now to read in Michael Riedel's New York Post column that Helen Mirren will return to London...
Gene Allen's home on the Balboa Peninsula offers so much to delight the eye that it's easy to hide a small object inside it. Even an Academy Award. The longtime Newport Beach resident, who lives in a condo overlooking the Rhine Channel, doesn't make...
Tags: Jude Law, John Wayne, Entertainment, James Stewart, Chris Rock
FrameworkJohn Wayne, Maurice Chevalier, and Anthony Quinn, left to right, share a laugh with producer Jerry Wald, far right, at rehearsals for Academy Awards....
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