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The last time Donald Halverson was on a Liberty ship, he was heading across the Atlantic Ocean, a fresh-faced draftee who would spend the next 21/2 years fighting his way across Germany, France, Italy and North Africa during World War II. A more recent...
Zap2ItAfter they'd pretty much had their heyday in movies, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello took their comedy act to television in a syndicated series that cast them as actors always looking for their next gig. Several episodes are compiled in this release, which...
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The new edition of the old Universal horror title "The Wolfman" constitutes a pleasant surprise, if "pleasant" can be used to describe a brooding $100 million plus diversion with this many beheadings and eviscerations. Director Joe Johnston's reboot is...
Harvey Korman, an Emmy-winning comedic actor best known for playing the self-described "luminous second banana" for a decade on "The Carol Burnett Show" and for starring in such Mel Brooks films as "Blazing Saddles," has died. He was 81. Korman, who...
FOR THE TIMESFriday July 31, 1998 Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the . . . uh, talent behind Comedy Central's IQ-challenged "South Park" cartoon show, take their act in front of the cameras in David Zucker's "BASEketball," where they prove to be dumber than "Dumb &...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday March 23, 2001 David Maquiling's "Too Much Sleep" is a droll slacker comedy about a small-town New Jersey security guard whose search for his stolen pistol proves to be a depth charge: Marc Palmieri's 24-year-old Jack doesn't realize when...
Tags: Defense, Firearms, Labor Legislation, Comedy (genre), Crimes
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBuddy Hackett, who broke into comedy as a young waiter-performer in New York's Catskill Mountains and went on to achieve iconic status as a raunchy nightclub performer and rubber-faced clown in movies including "The Music Man" and "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad,...
"Gandhi" (Columbia TriStar, $25), which was directed by Sir Richard Attenborough, is a lengthy, literate and traditional biopic about the famed Indian leader. Winner of numerous Academy Awards, the film is brilliantly acted by best actor winner Ben...
Special to the TribuneRalph and Alice, meet Sganarelle and Martine. Carrie and Samantha, do you know Madelon and Cathos? In City Lit Theater Company's bumpy but occasionally engaging pair of one-acts by Moliere, adapted and directed by Page Hearn, one doesn't have to look hard...
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