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  • Luise Rainer dies at 104; 1930s star had meteoric rise and fall in Hollywood

    Luise Rainer dies at 104; 1930s star had meteoric rise and fall in Hollywood
    With her soulful eyes, luminous beauty and an emotional intensity that melted hearts, Luise Rainer was well on her way to becoming a queen of Hollywood after only a handful of movies in the 1930s.
  • Goodbye 2014, Edward Herrmann, Luise Rainer

    Goodbye 2014, Edward Herrmann, Luise Rainer
    Happy New Year! A backward glance before we move on: The year 2014 will be remembered for the deaths of many first-rank performers, and the year's final days continued that sad trend. Oscar-winner Luise Rainer died Tuesday at age 104, and Edward...

    Channing Tatum rules Hollywood

    "I NEVER quite understood Rex, but I think that's why I was in love with him. I think the minute you understand somebody you have had it." That was silent screen actress Alice Terry, remarking on her long marriage to the great director Rex Ingram....

    Skirball exhibit looks at German film artists in U.S. during Nazi regime

    A Los Angeles County Museum of Art show on post-World War I German cinema opened last month looking at the innovative feature film directors, producers, writers, costume designers and cinematographers who created influential 1920s classics such as...

    Hollywood's ruler's, past and present -- Louis B. Mayer and ... Harvey Levin?!

    "SADLY, a great swathe of the public has very negative views on my great-uncle Louis B. Mayer." I received this from Alicia Mayer, in response to my referring to LB as a "monstrous dictator." Alicia urged me to read Scott Eyman's "Lion in Hollywood --...