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  • Honorary Oscars going to four 'extraordinary' men

     
    On Wednesday, the motion picture academy announced the four honorees to be feted at the second annual Governors Awards on Nov. 14. Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola is to receive the Thalberg Award while film historian Kevin Brownlow, French auteur Jean-...
  • Ray Bradbury's close encounters with W.C. Fields, George Burns and ... Bo Derek?

     
    Susan King writes about classic Hollywood for the Los Angeles Times (and now for Hero Complex) and has interviewed many of the giants of cinema and pop culture over the decades. She says one of the more memorable encounters was......
  • Myrna Loy statue unveiled at Venice High

     
    Hundreds of people flocked to Venice High School on Saturday afternoon for a festival celebrating the return of the school's Myrna Loy statue.The original statue was designed in the 1920s by acclaimed sculptor and Venice High teacher Harry Winebrenner....
  • Joan Castle Joseff dies at 97; businesswoman led Burbank firms

    Joan Castle Joseff dies at 97; businesswoman led Burbank firms
    As the successful head of two distinctly different Burbank business enterprises, Joan Castle Joseff achieved two equally distinct reputations. As president of Joseff Precision Metal Products -- it primarily makes aircraft and missile parts -- she was...
  • In 'Tov,' Rosanna Gamson ponders her family history -- and more

    In 'Tov,' Rosanna Gamson ponders her family history -- and more
    In fall 2005, Rosanna Gamson had one of those jarring, do-or-die career epiphanies as she watched a production by the avant-garde Polish theater company Song of the Goat at UCLA. "The way those performers sang, danced and told a story moved and...
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame honors Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, Strongheart ... but not Asta. A travesty, we say!

     
    Skippy, a wire fox terrier, starred alongside the likes of William Powell, Myrna Loy, Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn in classic films like the "Thin Man" series and "Bringing Up Baby." But he gets no love on the Hollywood Walk......
  • Hedda Hopper, March 8, 1944

     
    March 8, 1944: Hedda Hopper says, "How would you like to see Joan Crawford play 'Nurse Kenny?' She wants to do it badly." I can’t help but wonder whether that slip was intentional. On the jump, divorce for Myrna Loy. The good news is more “Thin Man”...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: New Year's Eve becomes Electra on Fox

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 27 - Jan. 2, in PDF format This week's TV Movies AULD ACQUAINTANCE: Carmen Electra hosts 'Billboard's New Year's Eve Live,' at 11 p.m. on Fox. SERIES 30 Rock:......
  • 'Men in White,' the original medical drama

     
    If you’ve ever been hooked on a hospital-centered drama like “Grey’s Anatomy,” “House,” “ER” or “St. Elsewhere,” you can thank a 1933 Broadway play called “Men in White.” The drama took theatergoers inside the operating room for...
  • PASSINGS

    Brenda Joyce Actress was Jane in five 'Tarzan' films Brenda Joyce, 92, the only movie actress to portray Jane opposite two different Tarzans -- in five films in the 1940s -- died July 4 at a Santa Monica nursing home, said David Ragan, a friend. She had...
  • 'MASH' set re-created at Malibu Creek State Park

    You could almost hear the distinctive thump-thump-thump of medevac choppers swooping in over the old "MASH" television series set in Calabasas. Except the only real noise here Thursday was the heavy breathing of Brian Rooney and Mark Rackow as they...