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  • UCLA Archive unearths gems in 'Unburied Treasures'

    UCLA Archive unearths gems in 'Unburied Treasures'
    The UCLA Film & Television Archive is no small place. The Library of Congress aside, it's the biggest collection in the country, with film holdings alone numbering a staggering 85,000 titles. Wouldn't you like to take a peek at the rarities hidden in...
  • Meet the 'Project Runway 5' Designers, Guest Judges

    Prepare for fierceness. "Project Runway" is back. Bravo's "Project Runway" returns for its fifth season on Wednesday, July 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT with 16 designers vying for the $100,000 cash prize, an editorial feature in Elle magazine, the opportunity to...
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Feb. 13, 1951: Edith Head, the Paramount designer, says: "I don't know why I'm so happy these days unless it's because I've found a waist smaller than Veronica Lake's." The 21 1/2-inch waist belongs to Jan Sterling, Hedda Hopper reports. July 8, 1973:...
  • Edith Head exhibit: A meeting of designing minds in Oklahoma

     
    Edith Head (1897-1981), the Academy Award-winning costume designer who worked behind the scenes on iconic films such as Billy Wilder’s “Double Indemnity” and Alfred Hitchcock’s “To Catch a Thief” and “Vertigo,”...
  • Book events for the week of Nov. 23, 2008

    Book events for the week of Nov. 23, 2008
    Words & Ideas TODAY Tongue & Groove The latest installment of the reading series will feature authors David Francis, Caroline Horton, Doug Cordell, L.K. Thayer and Chris Shearer. Hotel Cafe, 1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood. 6 p.m. $6. (323) 937-...
  • The allure of illusion

    The allure of illusion
    Is Paris Hilton glamorous? She meets all the criteria. She's young, shiny, obscenely rich and reckless. She does precisely as she likes. She's an heiress. Old money! (Mature, anyway.) She is pure, uncompromised artifice. Noel Coward or Preston Sturges...