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  • Patty Andrews dies at 94; Andrews Sisters' last surviving member

    Patty Andrews dies at 94; Andrews Sisters' last surviving member
    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 the very top of the pop charts.
  • 1952 Olympic Telethon

     
    Three 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.

    The Siren's Call: Where's Rimbaud?

    The Siren's Call: Where's Rimbaud?
    In 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...

    Movie Star Mystery Photo

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo I’m calling this series of mystery photos “Lucille Ball and Friends.” In going through The Times’ files of Ball photos, I was struck by the number of unfamiliar images. We’ve all seen the stills of Lucy and Ethel...

    Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, June 7, 1940

     
    The Times publishes another war map by Charles Owens. June 7, 1940: “Hollywood After Dark: Dorothy Lamour calmly changing stockings at her table in the Del Mar dining room while strong men wilted,” Jimmie Fidler says.