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  • The Valley Line: Theater at its best

    Last week was a bonanza for musical theater aficionados with the opening of two major Broadway revivals. On Tuesday night, "A Chorus Line" opened to a sold-out crowd at Hollywood's historic Pantages Theatre. Rogers and Hammerstein's endearing musical...
  • Scene & Heard: Colleagues luncheon honors Nancy Reagan

    Scene & Heard: Colleagues luncheon honors Nancy Reagan
    Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was reunited with old friends on Tuesday when she was guest of honor at the annual spring gathering of the Colleagues, a volunteer group that supports the Children's Institute in its work to help youngsters affected by...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Will 'Flight of the Conchords' be grounded? | 'The Sound of Music' soars once more

     
    • "Flight of the Conchords" star Jemaine Clement has said his offbeat HBO comedy series may not continue for a third season because it requires so much work, but a final decision will be made within a month. Clement told Reuters that he needs to discuss...
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Dec. 13, 1950: Larry, 19-year-old son of Mary Martin, must have inherited her singing voice. He and Mary recorded “You’re Just in Love,” a tune from “Call Me Madam.”...
  • Fess Parker had that cool coonskin cap -- who needs an Emmy?

     
    Fess Parker never won an Emmy, but he was a player at TV's top awards. TV academy voters couldn't ignore him when he emerged as a sudden superstar leading a national craze for Davy Crockett lore. The Emmys nominated Fess Parker for best new personality of...
  • Tonys outrage flashback: 'Gypsy' lost best musical to 'Fiorello!'

     
    Frank Rich and Ben Brantley of the New York Times have both hailed "Gypsy" as the greatest musical in Broadway history, but it got cheated at the Tony Awards of 1960. In part, that was due to tough competition. In the race for best musical, It lost to...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, June 28, 1940

     
    June 28, 1940: “Height of swank: The dress Mary Martin's sporting in nitespots; it's trimmed with real gardenias which have to be renewed hourly from a reserve supply in the cafe icebox,” Jimmie Fidler says....
  • 747-building takes Republicans under its wing

     
    Volusia County Republicans have set up their headquarters at the 747 Building in Daytona Beach. The building owner is a pilot who refurbished the historic schoolhouse for office space, reopening it on Ridgewood Ave. (U.S. 1) with the 747 street num...
  • Paul Coates, Nov. 8, 1960

     
    Nov. 8, 1960: Paul Coates is on vacation, so the Daily Mirror is substituting with Hollywood columnist Earl Wilson Mary Martin broke an arm warming up for "Peter Pan" on TV? I had no idea....
  • Nancy Reagan feted by old friends Oscar de la Renta, John Galanos and more at Colleagues' luncheon

     
    Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was reunited with old friends Tuesday, when she was guest of honor at the annual spring gathering of the Colleagues, a volunteer group that supports the Children’s Institute in its work to help youngsters affected........
  • John Raitt, 88; Leading Man on Broadway and Father of Bonnie

    John Raitt, the ruggedly handsome musical theater leading man who launched his Broadway career in Rodgers & Hammerstein's 1945 hit "Carousel" and later co-starred in "The Pajama Game" on Broadway and in the film version, died Sunday. He was 88. Raitt,...