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They were the swinging, sassy voice of the homefront for U.S. service personnel overseas during World War II, singing catchy hit tunes such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Rum and Coca Cola" that delighted Americans and catapulted the Andrews Sisters to...
FrameworkThree old friends, Bing Crosby and Bob Hope at table and Dorothy Lamour at microphone, lead 14 1/2 hour Olympic Telethon that received more than $1,000,000 in pledges for the U.S. Olympic team....
Los Angeles TimesIn the worlds of myth and literature, plenty of figures have had their "lost" years. There are, to name a few, Sherlock Holmes (after the plunge from Reichenbach Falls), the wizard Merlin (was he imprisoned in a cave or was he killed?), Shakespeare...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesIt's been almost 29 years since Edith Head's died, but interest in the enigmatic American costume designer with the signature, seemingly impenetrable, circular eyeglasses has never waned. This fall, the Hollywood legend is the subject of a new book, as...
The Daily MirrorLos Angeles Times file photo Iâm calling this series of mystery photos âLucille Ball and Friends.â In going through The Timesâ files of Ball photos, I was struck by the number of unfamiliar images. Weâve all seen the stills of Lucy and Ethel...
The Daily MirrorThe Times publishes another war map by Charles Owens. June 7, 1940: âHollywood After Dark: Dorothy Lamour calmly changing stockings at her table in the Del Mar dining room while strong men wilted,â Jimmie Fidler says....
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of July 11 - 17 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here OFFICER DOWN: A retired cop is found murdered in this new......
Nancy Stoner Sage 1906 San Francisco quake survivor Nancy Stoner Sage, 105, one of the few remaining survivors of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, died Thursday, three days before the 104th anniversary of the temblor. She died of natural causes at a...
Frank Liberman, a veteran Hollywood publicist who represented stars such as Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller and Robert Goulet during his more than 50 years in the business, has died. He was 92. Liberman, who had Parkinson's disease, died of pneumonia Sunday...
Times Staff WriterBob Hope, the elder statesman of comedy whose extraordinary career spanned vaudeville, Broadway, radio, television, movies, books and makeshift concert platforms in war zones, has died. He was 100. Hope died at 9:28 p.m. Sunday at his home in Toluca...
Total time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 Note: In effect, this is a Waldorf salad with the addition of diced cantaloupe and fresh peaches, with our updated vinaigrette. From "282 Ways to Make a Salad," by Bebe Daniels and Jill Allgood (1950). 1 cup diced...
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Special to The TimesForty years ago, when he was all of 23, Miller Fong sketched a chair on an envelope and mailed it to his father in Hong Kong, where the family manufactured rattan and wicker furniture for its Los Angeles company, Tropi-Cal. The finished product —...
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