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  • Stepping into the stars of Tinseltown

    Stepping into the stars of Tinseltown
    When Madeleine Barker's fellow cast members handed her the Oscar in the Claire Trevor Theatre, she felt excited for herself and a little sad for Judy Garland. Barker, who plays Garland in UC Irvine's upcoming musical "Tinseltown Christmas," had been...
  • The Ghosts of 'Tinseltown'

    JAMES STEWART 1908-1997 Best known as: The lovable Everyman in "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" and other Frank Capra classics; also took edgy turns in Hitchcock thrillers Holiday classic: "It's a Wonderful Life" Oscar? Best Actor in 1940 for "The...
  • Mickey Rooney, 91, To Talk About His Career

    Mickey Rooney, 91, To Talk About His Career
    March 24 is going to be quite a look-back at Hollywood, Shirley MacLaine is going to be at Torrington's Warner Theatre, talking questiions from audiences and showing clips and talking about her career on stage, screen and TV. Also that same night at 7...
  • Arthur Marx dies at 89; writer son of Groucho

    Arthur Marx dies at 89; writer son of Groucho
    Arthur Marx, a veteran television writer, playwright, celebrity biographer and memoirist who wrote extensively about an often fractious life with his father, comedic legend Groucho Marx, has died. He was 89 and died of natural causes Thursday at his Los...
  • Ann Rutherford dies at 94; actress was in 'Gone With the Wind'

    Ann Rutherford, an actress whose small role as Scarlett's younger sister Carreen in the 1939 film "Gone With the Wind" was her most enduring, has died. She was 94. Rutherford, who also portrayed Mickey Rooney's teenage girlfriend in the Andy Hardy...
  • Mel Stuart dies at 83; 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' director

    Mel Stuart dies at 83; 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' director
    Mel Stuart had firmly established himself as an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker in the 1960s when his daughter Madeline, a big fan of Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," insisted he turn the popular children's book into a movie....
  • Jackie Cooper dies at 88; child star in the 1930s

    Jackie Cooper dies at 88; child star in the 1930s
    Jackie Cooper, whose tousled blond hair, pouty lower lip and ability to cry on camera helped make him one of the top child stars of the 1930s in films such as "Skippy" and "The Champ," has died. He was 88. Cooper, who grew up to become a successful TV...
  • Ricky Gervais is here, there and everywhere

    Ricky Gervais is here, there and everywhere
    You couldn't avoid Ricky Gervais right now, even if you wanted to. The English comedian has a new stand-up special premiering on HBO on Saturday, just weeks before the DVD release of the first season of "The Ricky Gervais Show," an animated incarnation...
  • Age of innocence and hope

    Age of innocence and hope
    I can't think of a better way to begin this column than to let a fellow pundit get things going. So I'll turn things over to Allene Arthur, who's been writing columns for the Palm Springs Desert Sun for 32 years: "Fiftieth high school class reunions...
  • Liz Taylor on TV this week

     
    The movie star's life and career is remembered this week on Television. “Elizabeth Taylor: A Look Back” 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, REELZ; Celebration of the life and career of the actress spotlights her contribution to movies and her...
  • ‘Sugar Babies’ next from Winter Park Playhouse

     
    The Broadway show “Sugar Babies: The Burlesque Musical” barrels into the Winter Park Playhouse next weekend, April 15-17. We're giving you a head's up now, because the show has an unusual schedule: It takes a break for the weekend of Easter....
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Classically trained

     
    It's Classical Week, ballroom fans! For the first time ever, the stars danced to traditional and modern classical pieces. The Harold Wheeler band expanded to a 46-piece orchestra with woodwinds and was joined by rock violinist David Garrett and opera........