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David O. Selznick

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  • 'Night Flight' still soars over today's movies

    Vintage Hollywood movies were often belittled for taking liberties with history and glazing over the facts in their biographical dramas. But where are the upholders of truth when it comes to the current crop of American films? Movies by top-rank...
  • Colonial Players, Infinity Theatre offer a double delight

    Colonial Players, Infinity Theatre offer a double delight
    Two terrific shows premiered last weekend in Annapolis, set in nearly the same period and dealing with history-making creative artists. At Colonial Players, "Moonlight and Magnolias" is set in 1939 and tells the behind-the-scenes story of making the film...
  • Mary Anderson dies at 96; actress had role in 'Gone With the Wind'

    Mary Anderson dies at 96; actress had role in 'Gone With the Wind'
    Mary Anderson, a redheaded actress who auditioned for the part of Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 epic "Gone With the Wind" but wound up playing a supporting role as Maybelle Merriwether, died Sunday. She was 96. A longtime resident of Brentwood, Anderson...
  • Oswald Morris dies at 98; award-winning British cinematographer

    Oswald Morris dies at 98; award-winning British cinematographer
    Oswald Morris, a renowned British cinematographer who won an Academy Award for the 1971 musical "Fiddler on the Roof" and who was known for his innovative color work on films such as "Moulin Rouge," has died. He was 98. Morris died Monday at his home in...
  • Bob Thomas dies at 92; AP newsman saw it all on Hollywood beat

    Bob Thomas, a Los Angeles-based reporter and columnist who covered entertainment for the Associated Press for more than six decades, writing compelling, human and often humorous stories about Hollywood's glittering and glamorous, has died. He was 92....
  • 'The Americans' - spy vs. spy!

    "THE RIGHT thing to do never requires any subterfuge, it is always simple and direct," said Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States. A TV show that interested me last year was "The Americans," on the FX Channel. As you may know, this...
  • Producers Maintain Their Family Bond With 007

    In an era when studios are increasingly relying on franchises to boost their bottom lines, it's no small feat to be the gatekeeper of the longest-running film series in Hollywood history. For nearly two decades, Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson,...
  • Two Winners at PGA - 'Gravity' and '12 Years a Slave'

    "Gravity" and "12 Years a Slave" have wound up in a dead heat as both won the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award for top feature film -- the first tie in the PGA's 25-year history for the trophy. Ben Affleck announced the awards Sunday...
  • 'Gravity,' '12 Years a Slave' tie for top Producers Guild prize

     'Gravity,' '12 Years a Slave' tie for top Producers Guild prize
    "Gravity" and "12 Years a Slave" tied for top honors at the Producers Guild of America Awards on Sunday night, beating front-runner "American Hustle" and throwing open one of the tightest Oscar races in years. "Gravity" producers Alfonso CuarĂ³n and...
  • DVD Review: Hitchcock classic "Foreign Correspondent" has Blu-ray perks

    DVD Review: Hitchcock classic "Foreign Correspondent" has Blu-ray perks
    “Foreign Correspondent” was Alfred Hitchcock's second American film, arriving in theaters just four months after “Rebecca,” the hit he made for producer David O. Selznick. Both films were nominated for Best Picture, with “...
  • Shirley Temple Black Dead at 85

    Shirley Temple, the child star phenomenon of the 1930s who went on to a career in international diplomacy, died Tuesday in California at age 85. A statement from her family provided to news organizations said she died at home in Woodside, Calif., of...
  • New documentary glorifies the great Elaine Stritch

    "OLD AGE ain't no place for sissies!" Elaine Stritch, the unmitigated queen of Broadway, evoked this Bette Davis quote more than once in her night at the Paley Center in the East 50s. Stritchie was back in town from her "retirement" in Birmingham, Mich.,...