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Jack Palance

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  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
  • PIX11 Yule Log to Air on Christmas Day -- and Watch Out For Other WPIX Holiday Traditions

    PIX11 Yule Log to Air on Christmas Day -- and Watch Out For Other WPIX Holiday Traditions
    It wouldn't be a holiday in New York without the PIX11 Yule Log! The Yule Log, the famous film loop of a burning log in a hearth, has warmed the hearts of` viewers since it debuted on PIX in 1966. To celebrate the fabled fire stick's 46th anniversary,...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Jarrott, Frank Chirkinian, Edward Stephenson, Mikhail Simonov, Arnost Lustig

    PASSINGS: Charles Jarrott, Frank Chirkinian, Edward Stephenson, Mikhail Simonov, Arnost Lustig
    Charles Jarrott Directed TV and film, including 'Mary, Queen of Scots' Charles Jarrott, 83, a British film and TV director best known for the Hal Wallis productions "Anne of the Thousand Days" and "Mary, Queen of Scots," died Friday at the Motion...
  • Gil Cates: the Wizard of Oscars

    Gil Cates: the Wizard of Oscars
    Seven years ago, I was asked to cover the Academy Awards from backstage. To get the necessary credentials, I had to be personally vetted by producer Gil Cates. As I made my way along the shiny floor of the Oscar production offices, I was prepared for Oz,...
  • TCM looks to trivia in 31 Days of Oscar marathon

     
    The Academy Awards become the source of trivia contests. So it's appropriate that Turner Classic Movies will arrange its 31 Days of Oscar festival, which starts at 6 a.m. Tuesday, by trivia. The 344 films that will screen have been scheduled by an Oscar...
  • Talking Before, During, and After the Movie

    Talking Before, During, and After the Movie
    I’ll never forget the day I stopped talking in movie theatres. I was 12 or 13, and thrilled to be in the theatre in Mira Mesa awaiting the latest Billy Wilder film Buddy Buddy. This is the guy that gave us Double Indemity, Ocean’s Eleven, and...
  • Billy and Oscar, together again: Crystal hosts Academy Awards

    No introduction is necessary: Billy Crystal and Oscar already know each other quite well. The actor-filmmaker-comedian has hosted the Academy Awards eight times, and he's now on deck for his ninth. He'll preside over the movie industry's 84th annual...
  • Oscars Aim For Surprises To Spice Up Show

    Oscars Aim For Surprises To Spice Up Show
    After the curtain rises on Sunday's Oscars, producers hope a few surprise winners and heartfelt acceptance speeches will spice up the program in which silent movie "The Artist" is widely seen as the choice for best movie. The world's top film honors...
  • Dude ranches: Roping, riding and karaoke

    Dude ranches: Roping, riding and karaoke
    Nearly two decades have passed since tough-as- nails trail boss Curly Washburn hurled insults at the three "City Slickers" who invaded his turf, a Colorado cattle ranch, in search of a Wild West adventure. The 1991 movie, which earned Jack Palance a...
  • PASSINGS: Byron Palmer, Dr. John Miller Hyson Jr.

    PASSINGS: Byron Palmer, Dr. John Miller Hyson Jr.
    Byron Palmer Broadway, TV actor Byron Palmer, 89, an actor and singer who broke through in the late 1940s in the hit Broadway musical "Where's Charley?" and later co-starred on the TV show "This Is Your Music," died of natural causes Wednesday at...
  • Hot Property: Scarlett Johansson, Ryan Reynolds buy Los Feliz house for $2.9 million

    Hot Property: Scarlett Johansson, Ryan Reynolds buy Los Feliz house for $2.9 million
    It seems as though actress Scarlett Johansson had no sooner sold her old place in the Hollywood Hills than she and her husband, actor Ryan Reynolds, closed on a house in Los Feliz for $2.9 million. Built in the late '60s, the restored Buff & Hensman-...
  • 'Hidden Talent: The Emergence of Hollywood Agents' by Tom Kemper

    'Hidden Talent: The Emergence of Hollywood Agents' by Tom Kemper
    Hollywood agents, that most despised of human specimens, of which I was one, are as indispensable as the rabies vaccine, which kills as easily as it cures. Although in one form or another agents, as the middlemen brokers of human talent, have existed...