| Nov 10, 2012
| 3:08 PM
A small group gathered Saturday at Baltimore Cemetery for the unveiling of a headstone for Norman "Chubby" Chaney, a child star in "The Little Rascals" whose grave had gone unmarked for 76 years.
The small constellation of fans was brought together by...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Though Norman Chaney has lain in obscurity for nearly 76 years, thanks largely to the generosity of Baltimore, the child star is getting a headstone.
In May fans launched a campaign to raise money to mark the grave of Chaney, a Baltimore native, who...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Last week, I wrote about Leroy Jauman after we visited the home on Eighth Street where he was born, the abode with those two tall, slender palm trees in front of it. His dad, Andy, planted those trees in honor of his son Leroy's birth back in 1924, and...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Oscar nominated cinematographer Don Peterman, who shot “Flashdance,” “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home” and “Splash” and “Point Break” and “Get Shorty,” has died in Hollywood. He was 79. “...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Although the Falcon Theatre’s West Coast premiere of “Laurel and Hardy” offers insight into the famous screen duo’s lives, the devil seems to be in the details. Solid performances and excellent production values are on ample...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 12:42 PM
The title isn't an exaggeration in the case of this far-encompassing, 10-disc set that collects the classic work the legendary comedy team made for producer Hal Roach between 1929 and 1940.
One of the clear standouts is the Oscar-winning "The Music Box,"...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 9:34 AM
St. George, Utah - Dorothy Jane (Janie) Bateman Blair was born December 17, 1916 in Decatur, Illinois to Bertha Beatrice (Betsy) Bateman Coombes and Lester Bateman. Janie, her sister Mimi, and brother Billy moved to Los Angeles, CA with their mother in...