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  • Frank Tashlin: The Scribe Who Escaped From Toontown

    In the past few years, thanks primarily to the extraordinary string of creative and commercial successes rolling out of the Pixar Studios, animated films and writing honors haven't been mutually exclusive terms. Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" garnered a best picture nomination back in 1991, leading to new respectability for the animation world's contributions and the eventual addition of an animated feature category at the Oscars.
  • Rocky Moriana, Sound & Music Supervisor, Dies at 86

    Rocco (Rocky) A. Moriana, best known for his work as sound supervisor and music supervisor for producers Danny Thomas and Aaron Spelling, died at his home in Calabasas, Calif., on Feb. 5. Moriana's 100-plus screen credits starting with TV Series...

    Jackie Lynn Taylor, Little Rascals Actress, Dies at 88

    Jackie Lynn Taylor, who starred as one of the Little Rascals in five of Hal Roach's "Our Gang" comedy shorts in 1934, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease in Citrus Heights, Calif., near Sacramento, the Sacramento Bee reported. She was 88. Taylor, who...

    PASSINGS: Jimmy Ellis, Jackie Lynn Taylor

     Jimmy Ellis Won world heavyweight title in 1968 Jimmy Ellis, 74, who beat Jerry Quarry to become World Boxing Assn. heavyweight champion in 1968 and fought the era's best fighters including his friend, Muhammad Ali, died Tuesday at a hospital in...

    Hollywood auction draws devoted fans, rich collectors

     Hollywood auction draws devoted fans, rich collectors
    From the moment AJ Palmgren learned of Lot 397, he knew he had to have it. But he had never bid at an auction before, and as he took a seat toward the back of the gallery, his nerves took over. "I hoped I wasn't going to space out," he said. A...