RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Joel McCrea

A collection of news and information related to Joel McCrea published by this site and its partners.

Top Joel McCrea Articles

Displaying items 1-12
  • Tonight: 25 Days of Christmas; ‘A Bride for Christmas’; ‘Sullivan’s Travels’

     
    Yes, “It's a Wonderful Life” is a tradition on NBC, and it's airing at 8 tonight. But Jimmy Stewart has a lot of competition, some of it very worthy, Saturday night. A sampling: ***ABC Family starts its 25 Days of Christmas festival with a...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo [Update: This is the filming of “Buffalo Bill,” starring Joel McCrea.] Here we have horses, cavalry soldiers and puffy white clouds… [Update: Here’s the caption information on the back of the photo.] Our mystery...
  • Friday's Highlights: 'The Suite Life Movie' on Disney Channel

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 20 - 26 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 20 - 26 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Appreciation: James Arness, 1923-2011

     
    In his size -- he was 6-foot-7 -- and his centeredness, James Arness suggested John Wayne, to whose production company he was under contract before he became the star of “Gunsmoke.” For 20 years, from 1955 to 1975, Arness, who......
  • Around Town: 'Mad, Mad World' and other comedy classics

     
    The American Cinematheque is ringing in the New Year with some wild and crazy comedy classics...
  • The David O. Selznick Collection: Kenneth Turan's DVD pick

     
    "A Star Is Born," "Nothing Sacred," "A Farewell to Arms" and "Bird of Paradise" are part of Kino Classics' collection of David O. Selznick-produced films. They're Kenneth Turan's DVD picks of the week....
  • Around Town: Steve McQueen, the King of Cool, rides again

     
    A tribute to King of Cool action star Steve McQueen and a look inside the film projectionist's world sponsored by the Motion Picture Academy are among this week's highlights....
  • Tonight: ‘Dogs in the City’; Celtics vs. Heat; ‘Hatfields & McCoys’

     
    "Hatfields& McCoys" offers its third and final installment at 9 on History. It's the most haunting portion of this high-rated miniseries, and Mare Winningham is first-rate. But I found the three-part mini too long and punishing. Don't hold grudges,...
  • TV tonight: ‘Modern Family’ turmoil; ‘American Idol’ goes British; Joel McCrea saluted by TCM

     
    If your want classic entertainment, TCM begins its salute of Joel McCrea as the Star of the Month. He could rival Cary Grant in comedy and John Wayne in Westerns. When Maureen Stapleton won her Oscar for "Reds," she saluted McCrea as her inspiration....
  • TV tonight: Final four on ‘American Idol’; ‘Modern Family’ goes to Disneyland

     
    "CSI" wraps up its first Ted Danson season at 10 on CBS. The guests stars include Peri Gilpin, Enrique Murciano and Jaclyn Smith....
  • Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton

    Great Old Broad Series: Maureen Stapleton
     This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of...
  • Jody McCrea dies at 74; actor was featured in 1960s 'Beach Party' movies

    Jody McCrea dies at 74; actor was featured in 1960s 'Beach Party' movies
    Jody McCrea, the actor son of Joel McCrea who appeared in a spate of westerns in the 1950s and '60s but was best known for his comedic work in the surf and on the sand as a regular cast member of the popular "Beach Party" movies, has died. He was 74....