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Shirley Temple

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  • A child spreads dancing joy

    While sitting in the atrium of the lobby of the Evanston Hospital recently, I saw a performance that was stunning and unrehearsed. It wasn’t a medical intervention that saved a life. Rather it was a soul who simply wanted to share her joy and...
  • Classic films fan Bill Hader back for more of TCM's Essentials Jr.

     Classic films fan Bill Hader back for more of TCM's Essentials Jr.
    Growing up in Tulsa, Okla., Bill Hader became obsessed with movies. "I would watch movies at night with my family and go to the movie theater," said the former "Saturday Night Live" funnyman. "That was my existence." Hader, 35, especially enjoyed...
  • Retail Therapy: Stock up on shades for summer

    Seeing stars: Stop by the Kaenon Eyewear Sample Sale at 864 W. 16th St., Newport Beach, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday to save up to 75% on new, sample and slightly blemished designer sunglasses for men and women. The line is a favorite among elite athletes...
  • 'John Wayne' rides high in Scott Eyman's astute biography

     'John Wayne' rides high in Scott Eyman's astute biography
    Almost every great movie doubles as an allegory for its own creation. Think of Francis Ford Coppola going up the river and around the bend to make "Apocalypse Now." Or Dalton Trumbo having Kirk Douglas shout "I am Spartacus!" to reclaim his identity...
  • Tomato plants, get with the program

    I trudged once again out into the garden, where I have been cultivating dead tomato plants. This was not the original plan. The original plan — call me a dreamer — was to grow live tomato plants that would bear actual tomatoes. I stared at...
  • Sheila Kuehl seeks a legislative encore with L.A. supervisor bid

    Sheila Kuehl seeks a legislative encore with L.A. supervisor bid
    It was 1959 when Sheila Kuehl, an 18-year-old UCLA student, first fell in love with a woman. For a year, Kuehl stashed daily letters from her in a dresser drawer at her Westwood sorority house. One day, Kuehl walked into the sorority den and was stunned...
  • Shirley Temple Black, iconic child star, dies at 85

    Shirley Temple Black, iconic child star, dies at 85
    Shirley Temple Black, who as the most popular child movie star of all time lifted a filmgoing nation’s spirits during the Depression and then grew up to be a diplomat, has died. She was 85. Black died late Monday at her home in Woodside, Calif.,...
  • Sid Caesar, pioneer of live television comedy, dies at 91

    Sid Caesar, a television pioneer who reigned as the king of live TV sketch comedy in the 1950s with his inspired brand of mimicry, pantomime and satire on the classic comedy-variety series “Your Show of Shows” and “Caesar’s Hour,&...
  • RIP Mickey Rooney

    With the death this week of movie legend Mickey Rooney, following closely on the heels of his contemporary child star Shirley Temple, a chapter has sadly closed on one of the most storied eras of Hollywood history. Unlike Temple, who ended her film...
  • A plea for gender equity in the halls of U.S. Capitol

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol, home to inspiring statues of Andrew Jackson, Sam Houston, Ronald Reagan. And Lucille Ball? A group seeking to increase the number of women represented in the Capitol's collection of statues includes the red-...
  • Shirley Temple Black on her life: 'Little Shirley helped open doors'

    Shirley Temple Black on her life: 'Little Shirley helped open doors'
    In 2006, Shirley Temple was given the 42nd Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achivement Award honor. A few weeks before she received the honor, the former child star talked on the phone from her home in Woodside, Calif. with Susan King about the award, and her...
  • Shirley Temple -- the Good Ship Lollipop has lost its compass

    "GRANDFATHER! Grandfather!" Anybody who has ever seen Shirley Temple in 1937's "Heidi" recalls that moment. They also usually recall the attempts to muffle sobs, as poor Heidi is kidnapped away from her beloved grandpa. (This movie has everything -- she's...