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Al Jolson

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  • Movie Star Mystery Photo

    Los Angeles Times file photo Update: Josephine Dunn in an undated photo Update: This is actress Josephine Dunn (1906-1983). The Times evidently didn’t publish an obituary on her. Just a reminder on how this works: I post the mystery photo on Monday and revea
  • LA TIMES REVIEW: 'Avatar' restores a sense of wonder to the moviegoing experience'

    "AVATAR" COUNTDOWN: 3 DAYS In Hollywood, personal feuds can turn ugly and sometime public. Take the history between James Cameron, the filmmaker, and Kenneth Turan, the film critic. It isn't pretty. Cameron made "Titanic" and Turan did not like it...

    Jimmie Fidler, June 12, 1940

    June 12, 1940: “New Yorkers say Al Jolson is revolving among Ruby Keeler, Jinx Falkenberg and Broadway dancer Gloria Cook,” Jimmie Fidler says.

    What 'Boardwalk Empire' really does right: American pop's salad days

    I love the golden age of appointment television. I was a lifelong surfer, jumping between cooking shows and "Law and Order" reruns in a vain attempt to avoid being told what probiotic to buy, until our DVR made it possible...

    What are the 100 greatest Jewish songs? 'My Mammy'? 'If I Were a Rich Man'?

    In a list that's bound to spark debate among Jews and Gentiles alike, Tablet magazine commissioned writers-scholars Jody Rosen and Ari Y. Kelman to compile their list of the 100 greatest Jewish songs of all time. It's a Sisysphean task,...