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  • 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 serious about...
  • 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.

    Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Oct. 14, 1940

    A Mass celebrated by then-Rt. Rev. Msgr. Fulton J. Sheen at the Coliseum marks the centennial of the Catholic Church in Los Angeles. Oct. 14, 1940: Hollywood After Dark: Franchot Tone unsuccessfully attempting to rescue Peggy Moran's hat as they...