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  • Douglas Fairbanks Sr.'s former beach home sells for $6.8 million

    Douglas Fairbanks Sr.'s former beach home sells for $6.8 million
    Update: The former Santa Monica beach house of silent film star Douglas Fairbanks Sr. has sold for $6,862,000. In an area that became known as the Gold Coast after Hollywood stars and industry giants built homes there in the 1920s, the neighborhood...
  • Hot Property: Hideway fit for a secret agent

    Hot Property: Hideway fit for a secret agent
    A gated Mediterranean owned by actor Pierce Brosnan, who was the fifth James Bond in the long-running film series, has come on the market in Malibu at $3.9 million. Designed as an artist's retreat, the two-story beach house includes a separate space that...
  • Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad,' 'Iron Mask' to screen at Samuel Goldwyn Theater

    Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad,' 'Iron Mask' to screen at Samuel Goldwyn Theater
    Eight decades ago, audiences around the world flocked to see the remarkable stunts, supreme athleticism, swarthy good looks and boundless charm of Douglas Fairbanks in a series of lavish swashbuckling adventures including "The Mark of Zorro," " Robin...
  • 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' car expected to soar at auction

    'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' car expected to soar at auction
    For sale: custom vintage auto with Hollywood pedigree. Three-liter V-6 engine, polished aluminum hood, serpent horn, wings. Has history of issues with exhaust system. Sure, you could drop $2.6 million on a Bugatti Veyron to cruise the Sunset Strip, but...
  • Book review: Charlotte Chandler's 'Marlene: Marlene Dietrich, A Personal Biography'

    Book review: Charlotte Chandler's 'Marlene: Marlene Dietrich, A Personal Biography'
    It hardly seems possible that there could be room for yet another important biography on so iconic a star as Marlene Dietrich, already the subject of a remarkably candid yet detached memoir by her daughter Maria Riva and of the late Steven Bach's...
  • Honorary Oscar recipients named

    Honorary Oscar recipients named
    The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Wednesday that it would present "The Godfather" director-producer Francis Ford Coppola with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award and give honorary Oscars to British film...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: Dr. Shepherd attempts the impossible on 'Grey's Anatomy'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies INOPERABLE: When a hospital lab tech learns he has an inoperable tumor on his spine, he asks Dr. Shepherd......
  • Theater review: 'Celadine' at the Colony Theatre

     
    Valentine’s Day may have passed, but the charms of Larry Cedar must be sung. The tall, acerbic actor, known for his delicious turns in Reprise’s “She Loves Me” and HBO’s “Deadwood,” is the reason to see “Celadine,” Charles Evered’s...
  • Movie Star Mystery Photo

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Update: Our mystery fellow is Daniel Frohman, shown above left with Pola Negri and Jesse Lasky in a photo dated Oct. 8, 1922. This week’s mystery fellow is the man on the left in the high collar. He’s with two mystery...
  • 'Family Guy': Women problems

     
    [Update: 3:30 pm - If I ever worry that no one's reading my posts, all I need to do is make some mistakes. Thank you to the commentor that pointed out I'd called Lester Cletus and Tim the Bear nearly......
  • From the Vaults: 'Black Sunday' (1960)

     
    I'm so sorry: I know last week I promised Zorro, and I had the 1920 Douglas Fairbanks movie all cued up and ready to go. But there was a full moon out, and Mario Bava's "Black Sunday" had just showed up in the mail, and I was all excited from having...