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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....
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...
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...
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...
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FrameworkJohn Wayne, Maurice Chevalier, and Anthony Quinn, left to right, share a laugh with producer Jerry Wald, far right, at rehearsals for Academy Awards....
The Pierpont Inn & Spa, a century-old Ventura hotel that once served as a getaway for L.A.'s upper crust, has sold for $6.5 million. The 77-room Arts and Crafts style hotel was built in 1910 by Josephine Pierpont and is the oldest hostelry in Ventura...
L.A. NOWThe federal courthouse on Spring Street downtown--site of the first ruling that public school segregation was unconstitutional--was declared a national landmark Wednesday by the Interior secretary....
-------------------- The Entertainer Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century Margaret Talbot Riverhead: 432 pp., $28.95 -------------------- In "The Entertainer: Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century," New Yorker staff writer...
FrameworkSep. 8, 1964: Bette Davis, at work on a 20th Century Fox movie, is registered to vote by a deputy registrar, Mrs. Irma Green, who visited the Hollywood set....
Dropped Names Famous Men and Women As I Knew Them Frank Langella Harper: 356 pp., $25.99 Frank Langella's "Dropped Names" is a different kind of memoir. Rather than recapping his life story, the veteran stage and screen actor offers a series of...
Ernest Borgnine seemed born to play the heavy when he burst onto the Hollywood scene as "Fatso" Judson, a sadistic stockade sergeant who viciously beats a private to death in the 1953 movie "From Here to Eternity." But two years later came the title role...
Celeste Holm, the versatile actress who achieved fame on Broadway in the original production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's hit musical "Oklahoma!" in 1943 and five years later won an Oscar for best supporting actress in the landmark movie-drama "Gentleman'...
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