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Charlie Chaplin

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  • 'Hergé: The Man Who Created Tintin' by Pierre Assouline

    'Hergé: The Man Who Created Tintin' by Pierre Assouline
    With his plus-four knickers, button nose and "squiff" hairdo, Tintin ranks as one of the most recognizable and best-loved characters in comics. However, his creator, Georges "Hergé" Remi (1907-83), remains "an elusive figure," as Pierre Assouline notes in...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for June 14, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || Scarecrow by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown : $27.99) A recently downsized reporter investigates a serial killer who uses his computer job to find his victims. || 1 || || 2. || Shanghai Girls...
  • Michael Jackson's Life Was Infused With Fantasy And Tragedy

    Michael Jackson's Life Was Infused With Fantasy And Tragedy
    Michael Jackson was fascinated by celebrity tragedy. He had a statue of Marilyn Monroe in his home and studied the sad Hollywood exile of Charlie Chaplin. He married the daughter of Elvis Presley. Jackson met his own untimely death Thursday at age 50,...
  • Johnny Depp: An outlaw outlook

    Johnny Depp: An outlaw outlook
    Johnny Depp has fond memories of his first machine gun. He was just a bitty kid growing up in Owensboro, Ky., but somewhere around age 5 or 6, he began shooting .22s, then moved on to .38s, .44s and .45s. And then he got his hands on a relative's...
  • Jermaine Jackson Sings "Smile"

    Jermaine Jackson Sings "Smile"
    A song that was nicely set up by actress Brooke Shields. Her speech will likely stand as one of the day's best, offering personal, humorous looks at the pop singer, as well as some touching insights. She would hold his hand, Shields noted, as long as it...
  • SAG Opposes Closing Motion Picture Home

    SAG Opposes Closing Motion Picture Home
    WOODLAND HILLS -- The Screen Actors Guild has voted to oppose closing the "Motion Picture and Television Fund Long Term Care Facility" where many actors and others have spent their last years. The SAG board voted 52% to 48% on Saturday to oppose...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for August 2, 2009.

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for August 2, 2009.
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || Shanghai Girls by Lisa See (Random House: $25) Two sisters from Shanghai encounter tragedy and heartbreak as they are sold into arranged marriages in 1930s Los Angeles. || 8 || || 2. || The...
  • Variety columnist Army Archerd dies at 87

    Army Archerd, a prolific reporter who chronicled the personal and professional lives of Hollywood stars and moguls for more than half a century from his columnist's perch at Daily Variety, and rocked the entertainment world when he announced in 1985...
  • Animated feature: 'Wall-E'

    Animated feature: 'Wall-E'
    Andrew Stanton "Wall-E" When it was released in the summer, the film about a lonely robot that yearned for love amid the deserted trash heap of a futuristic Earth initially prompted talk of a best picture nomination. Although its early buzz eventually...
  • Dreams of a dreamer

    Dreams of a dreamer
    Eric Kraft is an oddball, an eccentric, a bit of a genius -- the writerly equivalent of a dreamer who puts together weird and wonderful contraptions in his garage. For almost 30 years, and through many books, he has been crafting "The Personal History,...
  • A few of our favorite green things

    "Going green" has never been easier. And sure, checking out these green-named things won't help the environment much, but at least the phrase still applies. In honor of the greenest of all holidays, St. Patrick's Day, here is a quick collection of...
  • 'Me Cheeta: My Life in Hollywood' by Cheeta the Chimp

    'Me Cheeta: My Life in Hollywood' by Cheeta the Chimp
    Rin Tin Tin and I are into what we call "extreme romping." Once a week, we head for the back country, where we leap crags and ford rivers -- just like in the movies, except there are no bad guys. Last week, before beginning our trip home, he mentioned...