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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • Sanitarium holds history in arrested decay

    Sanitarium holds history in arrested decay
    After Billie Burke, best known for her portrayal of Glinda the Good Witch in the 1939 version of “The Wizard of Oz," left the Emerald City, she found herself past the yellow brick road of Hollywood and behind the gates of the Rockhaven Sanitarium in...
  • Gene Kelly plays way against type in the 1944 noir 'Christmas Holiday'

    Gene Kelly plays <i>way</i> against type in the 1944 noir 'Christmas Holiday'
    Looking over the Siskel Film Center schedule recently, a little-known film from 1944 called "Christmas Holiday" starring Gene Kelly caught my eye. Hang on. Hang on! Gene Kelly made a Christmas movie? How have I missed this? "It's one of the oddest...
  • Movie screenings highlight Union Station's role in films

    Movie screenings highlight Union Station's role in films
    Rose Rodriguez took her seat inside the cavernous former ticketing concourse in Union Station while her husband went to fetch some coffee. She wasn't waiting for a train but for a screening of the award-winning documentary "Wampler's Ascent," about a...
  • TV This Week Dec. 15 - 21: 'I Love Lucy Christmas Special' on CBS

    TV This Week Dec. 15 - 21: 'I Love Lucy Christmas Special' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY Had your fill of holiday movies? Too...
  • New pet books offer everything from feline photos to poetry by dogs

    From giant coffee table books to perfect little stocking stuffers, here are 11 choices for holiday pet book gift-giving this year: "The Life and Love of Cats," by Lewis Blackwell (Abrams, New York, NY, 2013; $50). Astonishing, breathtaking, stunning; I...
  • TV Picks: 'Breaking Bad' marathon, TCM musicals, Hulu comedies

    "Breaking Bad" marathon (AMC, Friday through Monday). For those whose year has been marred by not being able to discuss "Breaking Bad" at cocktail parties, AMC brings you the parting gift of a series marathon, airing from noon each day, Friday through...
  • On Theater: Lots of 'Love,' from Trudy to Lucy

    With the arrival of 2014 comes a new crop of local theater productions, four of which are chomping at the bit to get on stage this weekend. Leading the pack from South Coast Repertory is "Trudy and Max in Love," by Zoe Kazan, which kicks off the year on...
  • "Oz" gets purely magical millennial-friendly makeover

    "Oz" gets purely magical millennial-friendly makeover
    Be prepared to fall in love all over again with “The Wizard of Oz.” That’s how good the refurbished-from-the-1939-movie musical comedy is. It’s now in a dazzling run through Jan. 19 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts....
  • From Print to Producer: Heavy Metal Magazine Finds Buyers and New Future in Hollywood (EXCLUSIVE)

    The pages of Heavy Metal magazine have long held a soft spot in the hearts of Hollywood filmmakers, with the cult publication giving a voice to fans of science fiction and fantasy since the 1970s. Like every popular aging brand, however, Heavy Metal is...
  • Oscar Show to Salute 'Wizard of Oz'

    The March 2 Oscarcast will include a salute to "The Wizard of Oz." In the announcement, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron did not give details about what this will entail. They had earlier said that the show will be themed to the idea of heroes. "The...
  • Oscar Nominee 'Devastated' by Disqualification; Tune Sung by Quadriplegic Singer

    The Academy's board of governors voted to rescind the original song nomination for "Alone Yet Not Alone," music by Bruce Broughton and lyric by Dennis Spiegel. An additional nominee in the category will not be named. The decision was prompted by the...
  • Batman, 'Godzilla,' 'The Hobbit' Ready to Play at Toy Fairs for Warner Bros.

    With "Godzilla" out in theaters this May and "The Hobbit" franchise ending the run of the trilogy at the end of the year, the two tentpole properties will serve as the cornerstone of Warner Bros. Consumer Products push during 2014 Toy Fair season. Warner...