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Liz Smith"DIVORCED, BEHEADED, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived." So goes the old rhyme about the six wives of King Henry VIII. It is the Queen who "survived" -- Catherine Parr -- who is the subject of Elizabeth Freemantle's wildly entertaining historical novel,...
Late October brings many strange creatures to the library, just in time for Halloween. Popular culture is once again infatuated — smitten, even — with dark characters suffering from vampiric curses, terribly monstrous afflictions and other...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelAndy Griffith, what a man. The news of his death, at age 86, brings back powerful memories of “The Andy Griffith Show.” The CBS comedy, which ran from 1960 to 1968, transcends mere nostalgia. The comedy was art, the lives poignantly rendered....
Wallace "Wally" Henry Coberg, a theatrical designer and filmmaker who was at work on a new Edgar Allan Poe documentary, died of an apparent heart attack Nov. 18 at his Bolton Hill home. He was 63. Born in New York City, he lived in Edison, N.J., and...
Fox 5 San Diego StaffWalking in to the press screening, I overheard somebody sarcastically say “Oh boy, another movie in 3-D.” I turned around and added, “Oh boy, another remake.” If you’re going to take the 1985 cult classic and revamp it,...
RedEyeSeveral TV networks are paying tribute to the wonderful film icon Elizabeth Taylor, who died Wednesday at the age of 79. The actress starred in 55 movies and 16 TV productions in her long career. She was nominated for five Oscars and won twice, for...
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SO YOU KNOW Elizabeth Taylor’s star blazed brightly in Danville during the summer of 1956, when she came to town with fellow stars Montgomery Clift, Eva Marie Saint, Lee Marvin and Rod Taylor for the filming of the Civil War epic “Raintree...
MATLOCK GUEST STARS EPISODE 8601 THE JUDGE Dick Van Dyke, Piper Laurie EPISODES 8606, 8607 THE DON Jose Ferrer, Joe Penny, William Conrad EPISODE 8610 THE COP Hector Elizondo EPISODE 8611 THE CHEF Roddy McDowall, Craig Claiborne EPISODE 8613...
Zap2ItThe movie success of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" got television networks thinking in Indiana Jones terms, and this early-1980s ABC adventure was part of that wave. A pre-"7th Heaven" Stephen Collins stars as Jake Cutter, a pilot in the World War II-era...
Gazette Staff WriterWednesday/29 Archaeological excavation at the Ravenscroft site--9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., corner of Botetourt and Nicholson streets. Watch the excavation of an 18th century site by Colonial Williamsburg archaeologists and archaeological field school...
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Sentinel Movie CriticAlex Etel was the precious star of Danny Boyle's adorable children-find-money fantasy Millions. In the three years since that came out, he has heard that word "precocious" a lot. Along with mentions of his adorable freckles. Both turn up often in reviews...
Tribune movie critic3½ stars (out of four) Dog and movie lovers, take note: Lassie has come home. Writer-director Charles Sturridge's "Lassie" revives a well-worn, sometimes grand tradition begun in 1938, when Eric Knight's first Lassie story was published. Since then,...
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