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  • Quiz: Who won two consecutive Oscars?

     
    If Penelope Cruz ("Nine") wins supporting actress one year after prevailing for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," she'll join an elite group of stars who pulled off two consecutive Oscar victories. Some famous examples: Luise Rainer ("The Great Ziegfeld," 1936;...
  • Movie Star Mystery Photo

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Update: As many people guessed, this is Anna Sten, above, in a 1932 publicity photo. Anna Sten; Actress Imported by Goldwyn Tuesday November 16, 1993 By MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER Anna Sten, the exotic and beautiful...
  • How 'Casablanca' beat nine other nominees to win best picture at the 1943 Oscars

     
    Before this year, the last time there were 10 best picture nominees at the Oscars was in 1943, when "Casablanca" won. On the Rotten Tomatoes ranking of all of the best picture winners at the Oscars, this year's champ, "The Hurt Locker," sits at No. 13...
  • ‘Ben-Hur’ Best Film of the Year

     
    Buster Keaton, who received an honorary award, poses as a waiter for a wary Walter Brennan, who probably expects Keaton to pull some prank. April 5, 1960: Despite the sweltering heat, a crowd gathers in bleachers outside the Pantages Theatre for the...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Nov. 9, 1959

     
    Trials and Tribulation of Doodles Weaver It's an axiom thought up by Sir Isaac Newton and perpetuated by Hollywood: What goes up must come down. And its proof sat in front of my desk, in striped shirt and gaudy suit, a shade less subtle than mustard....