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Peter Lorre

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  • PASSINGS: Turhan Bey

    PASSINGS: Turhan Bey
    Turhan Bey, 90, an actor whose exotic good looks earned him the nickname of "Turkish Delight" in films with Errol Flynn and Katharine Hepburn before he left Hollywood for a quieter life in Vienna, died Sept. 30 in the Austrian capital after a long...
  • Tony Martin dies at 98; singer-actor in Hollywood musicals

    Tony Martin dies at 98; singer-actor in Hollywood musicals
    Tony Martin, one of the last of the big-name singer-actors from the golden age of Hollywood musicals, has died. He was 98. Martin, who toured for years with his wife, dancer-actress Cyd Charisse, died of natural causes Friday at his home in Los Angeles,...
  • ‘John Dies at the End’: Paul Giamatti, Don Coscarelli on cult cinema

     
    If this were a scene from the new movie “John Dies at the End,” the waiter serving breakfast to actor ......
  • Young 'Frankenweenie' actor dabbles in stop motion

    Young 'Frankenweenie' actor dabbles in stop motion
    Atticus Shaffer, perhaps best known as Brick Heck on ABC’s “The Middle,” is a well-spoken, smart and interesting 14-year-old who would make any mother proud. He defies the traditional stereotype of a young teenager, with interests such...
  • Around Town: Happy 85th to Grauman's Chinese Theatre

     
    One of Hollywood' most venerable movie palaces, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, is celebrating its 85th birthday this year. And as part of the theater's celebrations, the Chinese is offering a "25 Cent Movie Mondays" series. The first movie screening this...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, July 21, 1941

     
    July 21, 1941: WARNERS' "MALTESE FALCON" SET AT A GLANCE: Mary Astor "blowing" her lines when the assistant director informs her that hubby Manuel del Campo (now with the RCAF) is long distancing ... Gladys George: "Now I know what became of my favorite...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, July 31, 1940

     
    Tom Treanor, who was killed covering World War II for The Times, interviews Salvador Dali in Lisbon. July 31, 1940: Gilbert Roland and Peter Lorre are off on a hunting trip, Jimmie Fidler says....
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'My Child Is a Monkey' on National Geographic

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 1 - 7 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here WANNA BANANA? National Geographic Channel profiles people for whom primates are......
  • From the Vaults: 'House of Usher' (1960)

     
    People with funeral fetishes, I have got the movie for you, and it is Roger Corman's "House of Usher." (Yes, I am beaming affectionately at you, my dear goth friends.) The first in a rash of Corman films taken from titles by Edgar Allan Poe, "Usher" is...
  • Has News of the World scandal put cloud over James Murdoch?

     
    There is a scene in the John Huston classic "The Maltese Falcon" in which Sydney Greenstreet's character Gutman has to choose between his right-hand man Wilmer or toss him to the cops so he can continue on with his quest......
  • 'Casablanca: 70th Anniversary Edition'

    'Casablanca: 70th Anniversary Edition'
    The enduringly popular movie gets another lavish home-video rendering in a new edition including both DVD and Blu-ray copies of the film, plus new special features in two documentaries, one a profile of director Michael Curtiz. Humphrey Bogart and...
  • Celebrity Scoop: Jonathan Kite

    When he was 4, Jonathan Kite, who plays lewd short-order cook Oleg on CBS' "2 Broke Girls," did his first impression. His dad was a movie buff, so Kite impersonated Peter Lorre. By the time Kite was 8, he had expanded his repertoire. His mom would take...