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  • Norman Lloyd at 100: Hollywood's Living Memory

    The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the experimental New York NBC affiliate W2XBS on August 31, 1939. All that now remains of the hour-long program is a silent, 11-minute kinescope, filmed off a TV screen and archived at the Paley Center For Media. And there, in those primitive flickering images, you can catch a glimpse of one of the show's actors: the 24-year-old Norman Lloyd.
  • Dorothy Buffum Chandler was the driving force behind the Music Center

    Dorothy Buffum Chandler was the driving force behind the Music Center
    In summer 1951, Los Angeles' music scene was floundering. The L.A. Philharmonic played out of a sonically inadequate auditorium leased from the Temple Baptist Church downtown. The Hollywood Bowl was deep in debt. Only four days into its season, it closed....

    Why Technology is the Friend, Not the Enemy, of Hollywood (Guest Column)

    Like many Hollywood stories, mine started with Harvey Weinstein. Well, sort of. In 2004, during my freshman year of college, I was lucky enough to land a summer internship at Miramax in New York. As a film school reject, this was the holy grail, and...

    Larry Lewis, Longtime Exec at Agencies Including MCA and William Morris, Dies at 89

    Lawrence "Larry" Lewis, a longtime talent agency administrative and financial corporate executive and consultant, died of natural causes in Edgewater, N.J., on May 30. He was 89. Lewis worked with major talent, TV, film and music executives and...

    Dick Shepherd, one of the producers behind 'Breakfast at Tiffany's,' dies at 86

     Dick Shepherd, one of the producers behind 'Breakfast at Tiffany's,' dies at 86
    Movie producer Dick Shepherd, whose credits include "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961), "The Fugitive Kind" (1960) and "Robin and Marian" (1976), probably saved one of the most popular film songs of all time. After a test screening of "Breakfast at...