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George M. Cohan

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  • Oscars by the Numbers

     
    Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all
  • Sports Legend Revealed: The 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' songwriters had never attended a game before writing the song

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: The songwriters of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" had not attended a baseball game at the time they penned the tune. STATUS: True. We certainly give songwriters plenty of leeway when it comes to their songs...

    Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, April 12, 1941

     
    April 12, 1941: FOR THE INFORMATION of the ladies who have written and telephoned about getting jobs in the manufacturing end of the aircraft industry -- Vultee is the company which opened a women's department a week ago and Lockheed...

    This opera's drama isn't only onstage

    This opera's drama isn't only onstage
    Onstage in a UCLA auditorium, tenor Rickard Roudebush intones the solemn words of the Episcopal funeral rite: "I am the resurrection and the life. . . . He that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live. Amen!" A chamber opera called "The...

    Theater review: 'Just 45 Minutes From Broadway' at Edgemar Center for the Arts

     
    Henry Jaglom's new play feels awfully familiar. First there's its title, "Just 45 Minutes From Broadway," which all but sets you to whistling the George M. Cohan song containing that jaunty phrase. Then there's the story, about a free-spirited theater...