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Christopher Plummer

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  • The hills are alive as 'The Sound of Music' movie celebrates its 50th anniversary

    Late in "The Sound of Music" production after a helicopter's downdraft had knocked Julie Andrews over, after rain clobbered the schedule and budget, and after an angry farmer poked holes in a manmade brook the leading lady delivered a tentative...
  • Television Q&A: MacLaine movie; 'Dallas' ends; where is David Gregory?

    You have questions. I try to have some answers. Q: I saw a promo for a movie named "Elsa & Fred" starring Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer. It was supposed to open in November but it never came to any local theater here in Gainesville, Fla., or...
  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, March 2, the 61st day of 2015. There are 304 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 2, 1965, the movie version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical "The Sound of Music," starring Julie Andrews and...
  • Oscars: Shirley MacLaine, Ben Affleck to present

    Oscars: Shirley MacLaine, Ben Affleck to present
    Shirley MacLaine will present at the Oscars, and that makes her the most veteran performer announced so far for the Feb. 22 event. The other latest presenters announced are Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Kevin Hart, Chris Pine, Miles Teller...
  • Australian paper mocked for calling 'The Thorn Birds' author plain, overweight in obituary

    Australian paper mocked for calling 'The Thorn Birds' author plain, overweight in obituary
    Australia's largest newspaper was facing sharp criticism over its obituary of the nation's most famous author, whom it described as plain and overweight. The Australian newspaper's obituary of Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds" sold 30...
  • TV Picks: 'Helix,' 'Shakespeare,' 'Parks and Rec,' 'Greenville'

    TV Picks: 'Helix,' 'Shakespeare,' 'Parks and Rec,' 'Greenville'
    "Helix" (Syfy, Fridays). Ronald D. Moore, who rebooted "Battlestar Galactica" and brought the highland romantic fantasy "Outlander" to the TV screen, is an executive producer of and contributing writer to this well-wrought sci-fi suspense serial, now in...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'The Friars Club Roast of Terry Bradshaw'

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'The Friars Club Roast of Terry Bradshaw'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 25 - 31, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Constantine Students conducting...
  • 'The Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough dies at age 77

    'The Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough dies at age 77
    Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds" sold 30 million copies worldwide, has died at age 77 after a long illness. McCullough died Thursday in a hospital on remote Norfolk Island, HarperCollins Australia...
  • Mike Mills, Annapurna team up for 1970s drama '20th Century Women'

    Mike Mills, Annapurna team up for 1970s drama '20th Century Women'
    The next film from "Beginners" writer-director Mike Mills will be "20th Century Women," a 1970s-set drama produced by Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures, the company announced Friday. Taking place against the backdrop of punk music's arrival in suburban...
  • Nathan Lane To Receive Connecticut's Eugene O'Neill Theater Honor

    Nathan Lane To Receive Connecticut's Eugene O'Neill Theater Honor
    Nathan Lane, who will star in "The Iceman Cometh" this spring, will receive the Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. The ceremony will take place in New York on April 13 during the Waterford-based center's annual Manhattan gala....
  • Ring them big bells

    Ring them big bells
    There are supersized meals, oversized vehicles and, I'll bet you didn't know this, 11-pound handbells. A Princeton, N.J., handbell choir is schlepping them down to Florida this month, as part of their Southern tour, which will stop Sunday, Jan. 18, in...