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  • Himan Brown dies at 99; pioneer symbolizes 'an entire era of dramatic radio entertainment'

    Himan Brown dies at 99; pioneer symbolizes 'an entire era of dramatic radio entertainment'
    Himan Brown, the pioneer radio producer and director of "Grand Central Station," "Inner Sanctum Mysteries" and other popular shows of the 1930s and '40s who returned to the airwaves three decades later with " CBS Radio Mystery Theater," has died. He was 99.
  • Around Town: Steve McQueen, the King of Cool, rides again

     
    A tribute to King of Cool action star Steve McQueen and a look inside the film projectionist's world sponsored by the Motion Picture Academy are among this week's highlights.

    Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, March 15, 1941

     
    March 15, 1941: Tom Treanor writes about two articles on Los Angeles, one in Fortune magazine and the other in Western Advertising, by Ramsey Oppenheim. Treanor says: “In trying to interpret Los Angeles, Mr. Oppenheim goes into an extensive...

    Mary Astor Mystery Photo

     
    At left, the publicity still from “Return to Peyton Place.” At right, Mary Astor in a 1959 photo. At left, the publicity still from “Return to Peyton Place.” At right, a photo of Mary Astor from 1961. Oh, Harnisch, why...

    Movieland Mystery Photo -- Updated

     
    Update: This is Polly Walters! Congratulations to Mike Hawks and Mary Mallory (who not only identified Polly, but even named the photographer. Very impressive!) And thanks to Eve for suggesting her! Here’s our mystery guest. Last week’s mystery...