For the record

Cemetery tours: In Calendar’s Holiday Gift Guide on Nov. 26, the tour guide of the Hollywood Forever Cemetery Walking Tour was identified as Karen Bible. Her name is Karie Bible. Also, the phone number for the cemetery was given as her contact number. The correct number is (818) 517-5988.

Armed drones: An article in the Nov. 9 Business section about a U.S. Navy contract to arm Northrop Grumman Corp.'s MQ-8B Fire Scout said it would be the Navy’s first sea-based unmanned system to carry weapons. In fact, the Navy in the 1960s briefly used a robotic helicopter armed with torpedoes for anti-submarine warfare.

Walter Doniger: A brief news obituary of screenwriter and director Walter Doniger in the Nov. 27 California section said he wrote the screenplay for the 1949 movie “Rose of Sand.” The correct title is “Rope of Sand.”

The Reading Life: In the Nov. 27 Arts & Books section, an article on Agatha Christie referred to the author as Dame Christie. The correct title is Dame Agatha.


China’s economy: An article in the Nov. 28 Section A about fears of an impending economic collapse in China said that Gordon Chang’s book “The Coming Collapse of China” was published in 2006. It was published in 2001.

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