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Edward G. Robinson

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  • Honorary Oscars going to four 'extraordinary' men

     
    On Wednesday, the motion picture academy announced the four honorees to be feted at the second annual Governors Awards on Nov. 14. Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola is to receive the Thalberg Award while film historian Kevin Brownlow, French auteur Jean-...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo – Democratic National Convention Edition

     
    Photograph by the Los Angeles Times Update: Paul Ziffren, Adlai Stevenson and Judy Garland at the Beverly Hilton, July 10, 1960. Photograph by Wayne F. Kelly / Los Angeles Times Update: Tennessee Gov. Buford Ellington and Stella Stevens, July 12, 1960...
  • Book review: 'The Troubled Man'

    Book review: 'The Troubled Man'
    Mother of Mercy, is this the end of Kurt Wallander? Don't worry, the peerless Swedish police detective, the pride of the force in rural Ystad, doesn't get ruthlessly gunned down like Edward G. Robinson's Rico Bandello in "Little Caesar." It's that author...
  • L.A.'s postwar art scene: Hot rods and hedonism

    L.A.'s postwar art scene: Hot rods and hedonism
    In September 1945, under a pall of ocher smog and summer heat, Los Angeles entered the postwar world. The city then was bigger, wealthier and more diverse than ever. Its established people — mostly past middle age and conservative, a few who were...
  • Event: The Great Lady Decorators at the Los Angeles Antiques Show

     
    Unless you're seriously loaded, the 15th annual Los Angeles Antiques Show, running from April 22 to 25 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, isn't really a buyers market. But with more than 60 exhibitors from around the corner in Los Angeles, throughout...
  • Khrushchev -- A Look Back

     
    Photograph by Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times Sept 19, 1959: Nikita Khrushchev, Los Angeles International Airport. What did Khrushchev make of his trip to Los Angeles? Fortunately, he deals with it at some length in his autobiography, published by Penn...
  • Hugh Hefner helps present a Humphrey Bogart retrospective

    Hugh Hefner helps present a Humphrey Bogart retrospective
    Hugh Hefner has a confession. "I think I opened the first Playboy Club because of 'Casablanca.' I wanted to have a place where people came to hang out as they did at Rick's," admits the pajama-clad founder of the Playboy empire. The Oscar-winning 1942...
  • 'Double Indemnity' house returns to '40s glamour

    Mae Brunken wanted a home with a past. And in a plot with an only-in- Hollywood ending, the interior designer and set decorator found her period piece -- one with a film noir pedigree. Perched high in the hills of Hollywood, her 1927 Spanish Colonial...
  • Gregorio Luke brings art history to the masses

    Gregorio Luke brings art history to the masses
    Gregorio Luke knows that he can't beat Hollywood. So, in a sense, he's going to join it. During his years as director of the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, the Mexican-born cultural impresario was forever trying to bring high culture to...