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  • Classic Hollywood: George Chakiris does more than dance

    Classic Hollywood: George Chakiris does more than dance
    Before he electrified audiences in his Oscar-winning turn in 1961's "West Side Story," George Chakiris paid his dues in the chorus of movie musicals. In fact, he was still a teenager when he appeared with Marilyn Monroe in the sex symbol's signature...
  • Publicist Murray Weissman, Oscar's best pal

    Publicist Murray Weissman, Oscar's best pal
    "This is my baby. This is when it all started. This is my pride and joy, my first Oscar win in 1974." Meet Murray Weissman, one of the earliest Oscar consultants, who on this day is proudly showing off a blow-up photo on the wall of his North...
  • Marc Breaux dies at 89; choreographed 'Mary Poppins,' 'Sound of Music'

    Marc Breaux dies at 89; choreographed 'Mary Poppins,' 'Sound of Music'
    When Dick Van Dyke got the role of Bert in the 1964 movie musical "Mary Poppins," Walt Disney asked him if he had a recommendation for a choreographer. Van Dyke recalled working with the team of Marc Breaux and Dee Dee Wood, who had created a number for...
  • Robert Wise's 'The Haunting' marks 50 years with Russ Tamblyn

    Robert Wise's 'The Haunting' marks 50 years with Russ Tamblyn
    Robert Wise's chilling 1963 psychological horror film, "The Haunting," is a ghost story that actually never conjures up a ghost on screen. "It has always been one of my favorites in the horror genre because of the subtlety, the atmosphere," said film...
  • 'The King's Speech' dethrones 'The Social Network'

    'The King's Speech' dethrones 'The Social Network'
    Hollywood's coronation of "The King's Speech" culminated Sunday night when the story of stuttering King George VI and his speech therapist won four Academy Awards, including best picture. But if the Oscars completed the historical drama's ascension, the...
  • Youmans: 'West Side Story' revival is some of the 'best theater'

    Youmans: 'West Side Story' revival is some of the 'best theater'
    "West Side Story" was credited with changing the course of American musical theater when the Sharks and the Jets burst onto Broadway 55 years ago. A national touring revival of the Broadway hit is coming to Orange County from Tuesday through Sept. 18...
  • 'West Side Story: 50th Anniversary Edition'

    'West Side Story: 50th Anniversary Edition'
    The Jets and the Sharks face off again in the classic musical revision of "Romeo and Juliet," directed for the screen by Robert Wise ("The Sound of Music") and choreographer Jerome Robbins. Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer are Maria and Tony, whose...
  • Friday's Highlights 'Patton' on AMC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 22 - 28 in PDF format TV listings for the week of May 22 - 28 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • The music of 'West Side Story' finds its way to the Hollywood Bowl

     
    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the film “West Side Story,” why not put it onscreen at the Hollywood Bowl, then have the Los Angeles Philharmonic right there playing the movie’s score live? Sound easy? Think again....
  • Concert review: 'West Side Story' film premiere at the Hollywood Bowl with live orchestra

     
    Mark Swed reviews the Hollywood Bowl premiere of the film version of "West Side Story" with live orchestra...
  • The enterprise of 'Star Trek' is explored on Science's 'Trek Nation'

     
    "Trek Nation" looks at the "Star Trek' legacy and beyond...