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'Minders of Make-Believe: Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children's Literature' by Leonard S. MarcusMinders of Make-Believe Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children's Literature Leonard S. Marcus Houghton Mifflin: 402 pp., $28 It seems a long way from the 1689 (or so) publication of the first American children's book, which...
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) -- Federal prosecutors have recovered two stolen bronze eagles that a Central Park drug dealer had used for holding narcotics in the 1970s. According to a civil complaint filed by the U.S. attorney in Manhattan, agents seized the eagles...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterApril 8, 2008 How does it feel to share the limelight with rock legend Bob Dylan? This year's Pulitzer Prizes in honored two musical innovators who tend to reject categorization: A special citation went to singer-songwriter Dylan, and the annual music...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterARIZONA Sedona International Film Festival & Workshop This central Arizona fest, now in its 14th year, has a roster of 130 films and includes appearances by Helen Hunt, who makes her directorial debut with "Then She Found Me"; actor Diane Ladd; director...
By Richard Rayner "A good writer can make you believe time stands still. Yet the end of all stories, even if the writer forbears to mention it, is death," wrote the English writer Angela Carter, who died 16 years ago this month. At the time Carter was...
South Florida Sun-SentinelOCTOBER Today Nunsensations: The Nunsense Vegas Revue. Maltz. Today Stomp, musical (NT). BAA at Kravis. Now to Oct. 14 The Wedding Singer, musical (NT). BAA at Brow-Ctr. To Oct. 14 The Sound of Music, musical. Curtain at Willow. To Oct. 14 Thank...
Sixteen years after he turned the tables on Anita Hill by telling a Senate committee that he was the victim of a "high-tech lynching," Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas remains a figure of fascination for journalists and amateur psychologists. The...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritterDanish illustrator Kay Nielsen crafted the chilling Satanic fest "Night on Bald Mountain" for the 1940 film "Fantasia," but he also created lighter images such as his ornate 1920s illustrations for fairy tales by the Grimm Brothers and Hans Christian...
Tags: Copenhagen (Denmark), Walt Disney
Times Staff WriterBrevity is especially prized this year among the contenders for the animated short Oscar, and the total running time of the five nominees would stop somewhere short of 40 minutes. Magnolia Pictures and Shorts International, the distributors of the 2006...
Tags: Liv Ullmann, Jules Verne, Cinema Industry, Movies, Drama (genre)
Times Staff WriterWalt DISNEY'S ashes are buried in a Forest Lawn mausoleum, in a private garden. Standing nearby, in a patch of flowers, is a small white statue of Hans Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid. The setting might strike some as a coincidence, since Disney's...
Zap2It.comBefore Nemo got lost or Johnny Depp ruled the Caribbean, a redheaded mermaid named Ariel ruled the family film waters in "The Little Mermaid." Now, nearly 20 years later, the classic is back, looking and sounding fresher than ever on a special 2-disc DVD...
Tags: Movies, Johnny Depp, DVDs and Movies, Academy Awards, Family
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