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  • From Laguna to Hollywood

    From Laguna to Hollywood
    Joan Crawford. Katharine Hepburn. Loretta Young and Tyrone Power. Pre-moustache Clark Gable. A very young and dapper Ray Milland. The list of Tinseltown's glitterati continues. Movie buffs interested in striking photos of the glittering ones would...
  • Alex Theatre hosts event dedicated to writer-director Billy Wilder

    Alex Theatre hosts event dedicated to writer-director Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder was a lover of words, and a writer above all else. He said many times in interviews that his move into the director's chair was simply to protect his scripts. Wilder cared deeply about the language, rhythm and timing he spent months...
  • Frederica Sagor Maas dies at 111; silent film screenwriter

    Frederica Sagor Maas dies at 111; silent film screenwriter
    One of the last links to the silent film era, Frederica Sagor Maas wrote the script for 1925's "The Plastic Age," which launched actress Clara Bow. But she watched in horror as her serious treatment on women and work was turned into a frivolous 1947...
  • Bob Iger's studio chief hunt: Why would anyone want the job?

     
    Disney studio chief opening: Since Bob Iger fired studio chief Rich Ross, the media have tossed all sorts of prominent names into the hopper as potential successors. But who would want the job?...
  • Coppola, Wallach Godard and Brownlow to get honorary Oscars

     
    Francis Ford Coppola will receive the Irving Thalberg Award, legendary French filmmaker Jean Luc-Godard (“Breathless”), grizzled character actor Eli Wallach (“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”) and film historian Kevin Brownlow...
  • Baseball GMs and movie studio chiefs: Are they really doing the same job?

     
    Going back to the earliest days of the show business, people have had an abiding fascination with the moguls who ran movie studios, from Irving Thalberg — who provided the raw material for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Last Tycoon” &#...
  • Hot Property: Hideway fit for a secret agent

    Hot Property: Hideway fit for a secret agent
    A gated Mediterranean owned by actor Pierce Brosnan, who was the fifth James Bond in the long-running film series, has come on the market in Malibu at $3.9 million. Designed as an artist's retreat, the two-story beach house includes a separate space that...
  • Jay Roach on life before he was a star director: 'It's good to learn to be miserable'

     
    Hollywood has always been madly in love with its boy wonders. The mythology of show business is all about celebrating the wondrous tales of overnight stardom. Everyone knows the stories behind how Orson Welles made "Citizen Kane" when he was......