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  • L.A. theater openings, Sept. 21-28: 'The 39 Steps' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Sept. 21-28: 'The 39 Steps' and more
    A classic Hitchcock thriller is spoofed in "The 39 Steps" at Long Beach Playhouse, "Lost the Musical" sends up the hit TV series at the Lillian Theatre, and life is a "Cabaret" at North Hollywood's Crown City Theatre. Plus, Cicely Tyson reprises her Tony-winning role in "The Trip to Bountiful" at the Ahmanson.
  • Mel Brooks Basks in the Glory of 'Young Frankenstein' at the Academy

    After immortalizing a joke in the cement at the TCL Chinese Theatre -- with an extra finger on his left hand -- Mel Brooks was in his usual feisty form Tuesday night at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to kick off a 40th anniversary...

    Hollywood Knew Private Photo Leaks Long Before the 2000's

    The posting of pilfered intimate celebrity photos last week was a reminder of the anomaly of stardom: A star's entire life is directed to attracting attention to himself or herself -- until that moment when they suddenly announce "leave me alone."...

    Mel Brooks' Chinese Theatre cement handprint has six fingers

    Mel Brooks' Chinese Theatre cement handprint has six fingers
    Mel Brooks has six fingers on his left hand. At least that's what future generations might think when they check out his handprints and footprints outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, where on Monday the "Young Frankenstein" director brought...

    Mel Brooks Riffs on 'Young Frankenstein,' Laddie and the Biz

    The four guys sitting around the lunch table in Beverly Hills have been business associates and friends for decades. Many decades. This includes the decade known as the '70s, when lunchee Mel Brooks directed and co-wrote "Young Frankenstein" (1974)...