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  • Town Called Hollywood, Jan. 5, 1941

     
    Jan. 5, 1941: There’s no Jimmie Fidler column today, so here’s Philip K. Scheuer’s Town Called Hollywood. Marriage, it may be, is just what Bette Davis has been needing. An almost spinsterish quality crept into her work in 1940, an......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Jan. 1, 1941

     
    Jan. 1, 1941: Reports are some drastic cutting must be done, else Hattie McDaniel will steal "The Great Lie" from Bette Davis, Jimmie Fidler says....
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Nov. 28, 1940

     
    Nov. 28, 1940: Autograph hounds who swarmed around Rosemary Lane at the Union Air Terminal the other day may be shocked to discover that the gal who laughed so heartily -- on the sidelines -- was Bette Davis, Jimmie Fidler......
  • Oscars quiz: Which costars were both nominated for best actress?

     
    While dishing the Oscars conundrum facing "The Kids Are All Right" costars Annette Bening and Julianne Moore, Scott Feinberg cites the five past examples of when two leading ladies from the same film were nominated for best actress. Four of the pairs...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Oscar exec Bruce Davis retiring | 'The King's Speech' tops Dave Karger's Oscar predix | Eminem and Lady Antebellum lead AMA nominations

     
    • As Nikki Finke reports, "This is truly the end of an era. I've just learned that Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences executive director Bruce Davis announced at this evening's Board Of Governors meeting that he intends to retire on June 30th,...
  • Quiz: Who won consecutive Academy Awards?

     
    If last year's Academy Award champ Jeff Bridges ("Crazy Heart") triumphs next February for starring, just like John Wayne, in "True Grit," he'll become one of the few stars to nab consecutive Oscars. Some famous past examples: Luise Rainer ("The Great...
  • Can Kate Winslet win Emmy for Joan Crawford's Oscar-winning role in 'Mildred Pierce'?

     
    Kate Winslet has not been seen on screen since "The Reader" was booked into theaters early last year. After winning the Oscar for that performance, she surprised everyone when she chose as her next project a TV remake of the 1945 film "Mildred Pierce,"...
  • Natalie Portman is the official Oscar front-runner

     
    "That's it! The best actress race is already over!" gasped a notable Oscar-tracking journo after witnessing Natalie Portman's dazzling diva turn in Darren Aronofsky's ballet thriller, "Black Swan," at the Toronto International Film Festival. I was equally...
  • From the Vaults: 'The Watcher in the Woods' (1980)

     
    Well, "Watcher in the Woods" is certainly an odd film. Starring Bette Davis and the radiant, fresh-off-of-"Ice Castles" Lynn-Holly Johnson, it hails from an era of vaguely dark and weird Disney films: "The Black Hole" had come out the previous year, and a...
  • Vintage television shows, personalites to be saluted next month at Paley Center in Beverly Hills

     
    A salute to "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella," "My Three Sons," "Room 222" and entertainment reporter Rona Barrett will highlight the Paley Center for Media's inaugural salute to classic television, "PaleyFest Rewind," at the Beverly Hills center...
  • 'Breakfast With the Beatles': Live from Hollywood

     
    “Breakfast With the Beatles,” the weekly celebration of all things John, Paul, George and Ringo on KLOS-FM (95.5), went out live Sunday morning from the Laugh Factory in Hollywood. Several dozen Fab Four enthusiasts were treated by host Chris Carter.....