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Citizen Kane (movie)

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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.
  • 'Gone with the Wind,' 'Wizard of Oz' 75th anniversary screenings in Bethlehem

    It's easy to see why 1939 is often cited as the most exquisite year in Hollywood history. Directors Frank Capra, John Ford and Howard Hawks were at the top of the their game, with "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," " Stagecoach" and "Only Angels Have...

    Director Edgar G. Ulmer gets his due at LACMA

    Director Edgar G. Ulmer gets his due at LACMA
    To call director Edgar G. Ulmer "versatile," as the subtitle of the new repertory series spotlighting his work does, is like calling Buster Keaton funny or Marilyn Monroe attractive. It doesn't even begin to scratch the surface. A wizard of low-budget...

    Review: 'Hiroshima Mon Amour'

    Review: 'Hiroshima Mon Amour'
    The unnamed actress, a melancholy wren of a woman played by Emmanuelle Riva, has come to the notorious Japanese island, 12 years after the war, to make "a film about peace." This is what she says to her newfound Japanese architect lover, portrayed by Eiji...

    Frank Mankiewicz dies at 90; Democratic insider was RFK aide, led NPR

    Frank Mankiewicz, the son of a Hollywood legend who made his mark in the grittier worlds of Democratic politics and broadcast media, serving as press secretary to Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, presidential campaign manager for Sen. George S. McGovern and...