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  • Joan Fontaine estate pulls Oscar sale under threat of lawsuit

    The estate of actress Joan Fontaine, who died a year ago aged 96, withdrew her Oscar from a much-anticipated auction when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences threatened to sue over its sale, representatives of the estate said on Thursday.
  • Original Apple computer sells for $365,000 at New York auction

    Original Apple computer sells for $365,000 at New York auction
    A fully operational Apple computer that company co-founder Steve Jobs sold out of his parents' garage in 1976 for $600 sold for $365,000 at Christie's on Thursday. The Ricketts Apple-1 Personal Computer, named after its original owner Charles Ricketts,...

    Joan Fontaine estate says it pulled Oscar sale under threat of lawsuit

    The estate of actress JoanFontaine, who died a year ago at age 96, withdrew her Oscar froma much-anticipated auction when the Academy of Motion PictureArts and Sciences threatened to sue over its sale,representatives of the estate said on Thursday....

    'Stravinsky in Hollywood' an illuminating look at his L.A. years

    'Stravinsky in Hollywood' an illuminating look at his L.A. years
    In his fascinating new hour-long documentary, "Stravinsky in Hollywood," made for European television and now released on DVD by C-Major, Marco Capalbo begins with the oft-quoted statistic that Igor Stravinsky lived in West Hollywood longer than he had...

    Screenwriter Walter Bernstein at 95: Still Front and Center

    Ask Walter Bernstein what makes for a good screenplay, and he'll answer you with a (possibly apocryphal) story about Henry David Thoreau. "He was living out at Walden Pond and a friend came to tell him that Samuel Morse had just made the first...