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Van Johnson, who soared to stardom during World War II as MGM's boy-next-door in films such as "A Guy Named Joe" and "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" and became one of the era's top box-office draws, died Friday. He was 92. Johnson, who was most frequently...
Zap2It.comJohn Michael Hayes, who wrote the script for "Rear Window" and was a frequent Hitchcock collaborater, has died. He was 89. The screenwriter who was nominated for two Academy Awards died of natural causes on Wednesday Nov. 19 at a Hanover, New Hampshire...
Sun Movie CriticThink of John Waters as a racy Wizard of Oz. Generations of American storytellers have chronicled provincial misfits and artists leaving their homes and finding their true colors in Los Angeles, New York or San Francisco. But Waters does the reverse,...
denotes winner Performance by an actor in a leading role Yul Brynner as The King in THE KING AND I 20th Century-Fox James Dean as Jett Rink in GIANT Giant Production; Warner Bros. Kirk Douglas as Vincent Van Gogh in LUST FOR LIFE MGM Rock Hudson as...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday September 27, 1996 Time has not been as kind to "Giant" as you wish it had. George Stevens' 1956 film of the Edna Ferber novel flows beautifully in its earliest sections, set circa 1925, but begins to lose momentum after leaping to 1941 and...
Tags: Entertainment, Rock Hudson, Cinema Industry, Yul Brynner, Movies
Welcome back to Thalia, seat of Hardtop County, Tex., where the terrain is so flat that the net at the municipal tennis court forms a skyline. Readers of Larry McMurtry's "The Last Picture Show" will be surprised to hear that Thalia has anything so grand...
Tags: Erskine Caldwell, Sports, Obsessed (movie), Tennis, Hobbies
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