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The Daily MirrorApril 10, 1940: How come Metro finds such difficulty in fitting Hedy Lamarr with a story? The biography of Lola Montez has never been screened....
In the Coachella Valley, you can roll along the San Andreas fault on a chuck wagon, lope through a date farm on a camel, soar above 100 golf courses in a motorless sailplane, float over the desert at sunrise in a hot-air balloon and take a Palm Springs...
Martin J. Smith and Patrick J. Kiger co-authored "Poplorica." Smith is a senior editor for West.This adapted excerpt is from "OOPS: 20 Life Lessons From the Fiascoes That Shaped America," by Martin J. Smith and Patrick J. Kiger, which will be published on March 14. Copyright 2006 by Martin J. Smith and Patrick J. Kiger. Published by arrangement with...
Tags: Theater, Literature, Drama (genre), John Waters, Crimes
Liz Smith"THIS IS one of the wonderful things about this business. There are still parts for old people. I never think about retirement." That's Michael Douglas in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly. Michael and Matt Damon sat down to talk to EW about their...
Liz Smith"I'D LIKE to be a queen of people's hearts, in people's hearts, but I don't see myself being queen of this country," said Diana, Princess of Wales, in 1995, during her infamous BBC interview with Martin Bashir. This was a brilliantly choreographed PR...
Tags: Lana Turner, Entertainment, Martin Bashir, Movies, Tony Martin
You might say that Joseph Cornell lived in a box within a box. From his early teens to his death in 1972 at the age of 69, the artist stayed firmly tied to a home in Queens he shared with his mother and invalid brother. When Cornell ventured out, it was...
Tribune NewspapersHedy Lamarr, a legend of Hollywood's golden age and siren of the silver screen in the late 1930s and '40s, is remembered today mostly for her exquisite feminine pulchritude. She was a Viennese-born actress whose physical attributes earned her the...
Staff reporterTHURSDAY, DECEMBER 1 MANNING UP Has the feminist transformation of western society reduced men to a state of perpetual adolescence? YES says Kay Hymowitz, author of "Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys." NO says Marj Halperin of...
Tribune NewspapersTrying on shoes at a department store, I was struck by how long it took for the salesperson to return from the stock room. "Where did he go?" I asked author Rachel Shteir, my new shopping companion. "Now, if you wanted to steal those, you would just...
Pop2itLamarr broke ground in the 1933 Czech film "Ecstasy," in which she depicted the first-ever on-screen orgasm. That particular scene was a series of close-ups on her face, but earlier in the film she appeared fully nude -- definitely buzzworthy at the time....
Times Staff WriterMOVIE REVIEWS In France's 'Lady Chatterley,' lovers cross class boundaries as their desire unfurls slowly, beautifully. Nothing sexual is forbidden to today's filmmakers, but paradoxically, that has made some things more difficult to put on screen. While...
I know, I know, this is really just a blatant rip-off of the WOMEN IN ART viral video. But it's still really good. Below are the women depicted in the video. Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish, Gloria Swanson, Marlene Dietrich, Norma Shearer, Ruth Chatterton,...
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