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  • HBO casts a look at Marion Dougherty, pioneer casting director

    Marion Dougherty came to New York from Pennsylvania in 1944 with dreams of becoming a theater set designer. While waiting for her big break, she worked for $45 a week designing windows at Bergdorf Goodman. But Dougherty's break came in a different form...
  • Santa Monica Pier film series to screen 'The Sting,' 'Snoopy' and more

    The Santa Monica Pier's Front Porch Cinema series kicks off a second year of free films over four Fridays starting Sept. 27. This year, Front Porch is collaborating on the series with Film Independent. Doug Jones, the nonprofit arts organization's...
  • 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...
  • On Theater: 'Company' goes plenty fast

    On Theater: 'Company' goes plenty fast
    The family that cons together stays together? Well, not necessarily. What happens when they attempt to pull the grift on one another? That's the big question raised by Carla Ching's "Fast Company," a new dramatic comedy currently being showcased in...
  • Review: Robert Redford shows why he's a star in 'All Is Lost'

    "All Is Lost" begins in darkness. There is a voice, though. Weary, almost apologetic, our man speaks of struggle, of trying and failing against an unforgiving sea. But soon the words stop and other languages — sight, sound, silence — pick up...
  • Richard Zanuck dies at 77; Oscar-winning producer

    Richard Zanuck dies at 77; Oscar-winning producer
    One day in 1962, the Hollywood legend Darryl F. Zanuck turned to his 27-year-old son, Richard, seeking advice. Whom, the elder Zanuck asked, should he appoint head of production of 20th Century Fox, which had fallen on hard times and was losing...
  • PASSINGS: Dick Kniss, Kazimierz Smolen, Miguel Nazar Haro, Dimitra Arliss, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro

    Dick Kniss Bass player with Peter, Paul and Mary Dick Kniss, 74, who played stand-up bass with the folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary and co-wrote the John Denver hit "Sunshine on My Shoulders," died Wednesday of pulmonary disease at a hospital near his...
  • Pasadena Pops' Marvin Hamlisch just wants to have fun

    Pasadena Pops' Marvin Hamlisch just wants to have fun
    In spite of a few shiny awards for his mantel — three Oscars, four Grammys, four Emmys, a Tony and a little prize named for some guy called Pulitzer — there's still plenty of ham in Marvin Hamlisch, who takes the stage at Pasadena Pops on...
  • The Morning Fix: R.I.P. Marvin Hamlisch. The Osbournes vs. NBC.

    The Morning Fix: R.I.P. Marvin Hamlisch. The Osbournes vs. NBC.
    After the coffee. Before wishing I didn't have to wait until next year to see 'The Great Gatsby.' The Skinny: Warner Bros. announced Monday that it was bumping the release of its "The Great Gatsby" adaptation from Christmas to summer 2013, and I'm...
  • Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dies At 68

    Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dies At 68
    (CNN) - Marvin Hamlisch, a prolific composer who put together musical ensembles for an array of movies, television and theater shows, died at his home in Los Angeles, his agent said Tuesday. His work over a four-decade career earned him three Oscars,...
  • Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68; award-winning composer of popular music

    Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68; award-winning composer of popular music
    When Marvin Hamlisch auditioned for the Juilliard School of Music, he played not Chopin or Mozart but the American folk standard "Goodnight, Irene," a choice that could have had lamentable results for any other prospective student. But Hamlisch quickly...