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John Kerr Actor won Tony Award for 'Tea and Sympathy' John Kerr, 81, a stage, film and TV actor who won a Tony Award for his performance in Elia Kazan's 1953 Broadway production of "Tea and Sympathy" and went on to reprise his role in the 1956 film...
24 FramesThe screenwriters of "A Dangerous Method," "The Descendants," "Jane Eyre," "Moneyball" and "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" -- as well as the authors of the works each is based on -- are the five finalists for the 24th annual USC Libraries Scripter Award....
24 FramesDavid Cronenberg, director of blood-soaked dramas like “A History of Violence” and cult genre pictures like “The Fly,” detours into the life of the mind with his new film, “A Dangerous Method.” Adapted from...
Culture MonsterIn two recent films -- David Cronenberg's "A Dangerous Method" and Lars von Trier's "Melancholia" -- Richard Wagner's music pervades the soundtrack as well as the story lines, informing the psychology of the characters while adding crucial sonic subtext.....
Opinion L.A.Carmageddon has its upshots. It could, for example, inspire more people to become cyclists....
Jacket CopyJohn Ortved's "The Simpsons: An Uncensored, Unauthorized History" tells the story of the television show as an oral history, with the voices of Conan O'Brien (a former writer/producer), Deborah Groening (former wife of creator Matt), comic icon Stan Lee,...
Culture MonsterThe opening night of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" at the Ahmanson Theatre proved to be an enchanted evening for old-school musical buffs and teen and twentysomething "Glee" fans alike. Wednesday's celebrity guests included stars of the 1958...
Pop & HissA week after lamenting the somewhat traditional music choices used in the pairs and men's figure skating competition, the Olympic oddity known as ice dancing modernized things a bit Monday night. The sport, which NBC seems to believe is more......
Playwright Robert Anderson, author of such Broadway hits as "Tea and Sympathy" and "You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running," died Monday. He was 91. His stepdaughter, Mary-Kelly Busch, said Anderson, who had Alzheimer's disease, died of...
Special to The TimesI believe it was in Los Angeles, just over 20 years ago, that I first heard the name of Sabina Spielrein. Film producer Howard Rosenman told me the fascinating story of the Russian doctor, one of the first female psychoanalysts, who, as a teenager, had...
The Hartford CourantMike Aresco's sister Joanne thought he might be a sports writer. When they were in their early 20s, after arguing baseball and football for hours, his brother-in-law Rich Magner remembers thinking Aresco's ideal job would be commissioner of Major...
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