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  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo [Update: Aug. 23, 1959 -- Franchot Tone is seen as gentle father torn between vastly different sons, Cameron Mitchell, left, policeman, and Dennis Hopper, tough guy, in drama on "Reckoning" series.] It’s vacation, so these...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, May 16, 1941

     
    May 16, 1941: Richard Macaulay, a screenwriter on “The Roaring Twenties” and “They Drive by Night,” fills in for Lee Shippey, who is still recovering from surgery. Tip Jimmy Stewart that his ol' pal, Franchot Tone, is getting...

    Saturday's TV Highlights: A legacy refused on 'Sorority Wars'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 18 - 14 in PDF format This week's TV Movies PLEDGED: Phoebe Strole, left, Amanda Schull and Lucy Hale star in the 2009 TV comedy 'Sorority Wars,' about a...

    A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Feb. 28, 1938: Hedda Hopper writes, "I chatted, for the first time, with Franchot Tone. A fine, intelligent actor. His crooked smile always annoyed me, and suddenly I knew it was to cover up an inferiority complex. I'd like to see him do Adolphe Menjou...

    Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, April 19, 1941

     
    April 19, 1941: “Franchot Tone beaued Olivia de Havilland to the Mocambo the other night, took her home at 11 -- and returned with another girl,” Jimmie Fidler says.