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  • Ruth Prawer Jhabvala dies at 85; Oscar-winning screenwriter

    Ruth Prawer Jhabvala dies at 85; Oscar-winning screenwriter
    For years, people who read Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's novels assumed she was born in India. She wrote about swamis, social climbers, duplicitous landlords and other characters from the Indian bourgeoisie who inevitably found themselves colliding with curious visitors from the West.
  • Richard Robbins dies at 71; film composer had 2 Oscar nods

    Richard Robbins dies at 71; film composer had 2 Oscar nods
    Richard Robbins, the composer who created memorable scores for such films as "A Room With a View," "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day" during a quarter-century collaboration with director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant, has died. He was...

    Theater review: 'A Room With a View' at the Old Globe

     
    "A Room With a View," a musical adaptation of E.M. Forster's 1908 novel, has its world premiere at the Old Globe.