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  • PASSINGS: David R. Ellis

    PASSINGS: David R. Ellis
    David R. Ellis, 60, a journeyman director and former stuntman whose credits include the 2006 thriller "Snakes on a Plane," died Monday morning in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he was in pre-production on the upcoming film "Kite" with Samuel L. Jackson. The cause of death was unknown, said his agent, David Boxerbaum.
  • Appreciation: Richard Dawson brought a bit of England to America

    The career of Richard Dawson, who died Sunday at age 79, breaks down, broadly speaking, into two not unrelated parts, each of which displayed and depended upon a certain roguish, vaguely foreign charm.


    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Incorporated in 1686, Waterbury was named after its many rivers, ponds, and swamps. The area was previously named Mattatuck, after the Indian name Matetacoke, meaning "place without trees.” THE BRASS CITY: The process of brass...

    'Hogan's Heroes: The Komplete Series, Kommandant Kollection'

    'Hogan's Heroes: The Komplete Series, Kommandant Kollection'
    Inspired by the Oscar-winning movie "Stalag 17," this 1965-71 CBS sitcom – which was produced by Bing Crosby's company – is offered in a complete DVD set totalling 27 discs. Bob Crane plays the likable leader of the POWs in a German prison camp...

    Matt Weinstock, Oct. 24, 1959

    Yet another panel you'll never see in the legacy version of "Peanuts." Bearded Bamboozler While driving south from San Francisco recently, Mike Molony stopped in Paso Robles and was momentarily puzzled to discover he was the object of the admiring glances...