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  • Jackie Cooper dies at 88; child star in the 1930s

    Jackie Cooper dies at 88; child star in the 1930s
    Jackie Cooper, whose tousled blond hair, pouty lower lip and ability to cry on camera helped make him one of the top child stars of the 1930s in films such as "Skippy" and "The Champ," has died. He was 88. Cooper, who grew up to become a successful TV...
  • Age of innocence and hope

    Age of innocence and hope
    I can't think of a better way to begin this column than to let a fellow pundit get things going. So I'll turn things over to Allene Arthur, who's been writing columns for the Palm Springs Desert Sun for 32 years: "Fiftieth high school class reunions...
  • Where TV's Kim Kardashian ranks among quick celeb splits

     
    Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are divorcing after 72 days of marriage, but they won't win a record for shortest celebrity hook-up....
  • Hollywood High named to register of historic places

     
    Hollywood High School alumni group successful in its push for school to join National Register of Historic Places....
  • Andy Hardy, Warner Bros. pre-Code films: Kenneth Turan's DVD pick

     
    "The Andy Hardy Collection" and Warner Bros. pre-Code films: Hollywood was not a one-size-fits-all entity in its glory days; movies catered to the widest variety of tastes, as two new groups of DVD releases featuring Andy Hardy and pre-Code frolics...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo [Update: This is the filming of “The Domino Principle” in the mess hall at San Quentin in a photo stamped May 7, 1976. On the jump, Roderick Mann’s first-rate profile of “Domino” star Gene Hackman,......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Feb. 13, 1941

     
    Feb. 13, 1941: Tom Treanor says that watching America from overseas is something like seeing yourself in a home movie. “You're quite surprised at how you look, a little displeased and completely fascinated,” he says. FILMVILLE AFTER DARK: Mickey...
  • Randy Newman on writing songs about pigs: 'It probably hurt my chances for a hit'

     
    When we last left off with Randy Newman, he was musing about the fact that Barry Levinson's "Avalon" was clearly about a Jewish family, but in the movie, the family was played by actors like Aidan Quinn, who were decidedly......
  • Pop culture: A better way to sell the perks of aging to young people

     
    We need promotional campaigns to make aging seem more appealing to young people, writes Ideas columnist Kevin Lewis, so that they strive to live longer and stop binge drinking to block out the unavoidable: Everyone gets old. Aging is not......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, March 23, 1941

     
    March 23, 1941: The Times’ editorial page opposes raising taxes to fund the library. It’s the war, you know, and if we go around handing out money to the library, next in line will be the police, and firefighters and......
  • Liz Taylor on TV this week

     
    The movie star's life and career is remembered this week on Television. “Elizabeth Taylor: A Look Back” 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, REELZ; Celebration of the life and career of the actress spotlights her contribution to movies and her...