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  • Around Town: Celebrate Easter with Jimmy Stewart and Harvey

     
    The American Cinematheque's Aero Theatre is going rabid for rabbits Easter Sunday -- just don't expect the Easter Bunny. The "hare"-raising evening begins with 1950's "Harvey," starring Jimmy Stewart in his Oscar-nominated performance as Elwood P. Dowd, a...
  • Book review: 'Dreams & Schemes: My Decade of Fun in the Sun' by Steve Lopez

    Book review: 'Dreams & Schemes: My Decade of Fun in the Sun' by Steve Lopez
    Dreams & Schemes: My Decade of Fun in the Sun Steve Lopez Camino Books: 309 pp., $17.95 paper At most newspapers the first-person singular pronoun, like the nuclear football, is entrusted to one person at a time. Usually cityside columns go to native...
  • Jack Cole made Marilyn Monroe move

    Jack Cole made Marilyn Monroe move
    The first man to impersonate Marilyn Monroe may well have been her dance coach, Jack Cole. Anticipating the iconic Marilyn, he brought out her exceptional femininity through dance. Monroe copied him in return. A star was born. Monroe's six-movie...
  • Word Play: A horrid success with kids

    Word Play: A horrid success with kids
    Francesca Simon is an international star. Her series of children's books about Horrid Henry (Sourcebooks: $4.99 each, ages 8-12) have sold 14 million copies in 24 countries. In England, where she lives, "Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend" was No. 12...
  • Monica Lewis sounds her 'Siren'

    Monica Lewis sounds her 'Siren'
    During her heyday in the 1940s and '50s, dimple-cheeked Monica Lewis was known as "America's Singing Sweetheart": She warbled such chart-topping hits as "Autumn Leaves, "I Wish You Love" and "Put the Blame on Mame" and starred on the radio on such...
  • Joan Luther dies at 83; longtime Los Angeles restaurant publicist

    Joan Luther dies at 83; longtime Los Angeles restaurant publicist
    Joan Luther, a longtime restaurant publicist who began her career at the Brown Derby and Hollywood Park in the late 1940s and helped promote nearly every major chef in Los Angeles, died Monday at her Beverly Hills home after a series of strokes, according...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: Catherine Bell returns as 'The Good Witch'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies HALLOWEEN TREATS: Catherine Bell and Chris Potter star in the 2009 TV sequel 'The Good Witch's Garden' at 9......
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Jan. 15, 1953: Hedda Hopper says, “Fernando Lamas' romance with Lana Turner sure paid off. He has been offered four pictures here, including 'One Night of Love' at Columbia, 'The Diamond Queen' at Warners, and another opposite Kathryn Grayson. Broadway'...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Feb. 6, 1960

     
    [Wow! Now there’s an ugly layout. I guess Mr. Modular had the day off – lrh] Mash Notes and Comment (PRESS RELEASE) "TV HELP FOR DENTISTS . . . Dentists soon may be using a television camera for inspecting their patients' mouths, declares Electronics,...
  • Dance review: 'The Butterfly Lovers' at the Ahmanson Theatre

     
    Sunday’s collision of St. Valentine’s Day with Chinese New Year spawns a dilemma: whether to exchange a valentine or hongbao (both are red, but the Chinese traditional “lucky envelopes” contain cash). Beijing Dance Academy’s new version of “...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Feb. 29, 1960

     
    Bringing Up Beverly; by Mother Aadland While the rest of you were idly accomplishing a variety of things over the week end, I was interviewing Mrs. Florence Aadland. Mrs Aadland, mother of Beverly, protege of the late Errol Flynn, found her way back...