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  • Johnny Depp as “The Thin Man?”

     
    He's plotting a remake, The Hollywood Reporter says. The original films were a 1930s smash, and later became a not-so-smash Broadway musical. William Powell, Myrna Loy, a cute dog, and dapper detective work -- a great Depression Era formula for fun. Is...
  • Ray Bradbury's close encounters with W.C. Fields, George Burns and ... Bo Derek?

     
    Susan King writes about classic Hollywood for the Los Angeles Times (and now for Hero Complex) and has interviewed many of the giants of cinema and pop culture over the decades. She says one of the more memorable encounters was......
  • Honorary Oscars going to four 'extraordinary' men

     
    On Wednesday, the motion picture academy announced the four honorees to be feted at the second annual Governors Awards on Nov. 14. Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola is to receive the Thalberg Award while film historian Kevin Brownlow, French auteur Jean-...
  • Mesa Musings: Last 40 years are the best

    Thursday is Veterans Day. I celebrated it early by watching one of my all-time favorite films the other night. William Wyler's 1946 classic, "The Best Years of Our Lives," which won seven Academy Awards, features an all-star cast, including Myrna Loy,...
  • Our Laguna: Grand Old Lady's renovation celebrated

    The Grand Old Lady of Laguna has no need for a facelift, but recently the Hotel Laguna's interior underwent an "up-do." Georgia Andersen presided over the Oct. 13 rededication of the hotel to celebrate the extensive remodeling of its interior. The...
  • Westminster: Malibu's wire fox terrier Eira goes for the double-crown

    Westminster: Malibu's wire fox terrier Eira goes for the double-crown
    I’m a mutt fancier myself -- or "multicultural canines," as my dogs prefer -- but like millions of other lovers of canines of all kinds, I’ll be tuning in Monday to watch the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, the 136th. There’s at least...
  • Joan Castle Joseff dies at 97; businesswoman led Burbank firms

    Joan Castle Joseff dies at 97; businesswoman led Burbank firms
    As the successful head of two distinctly different Burbank business enterprises, Joan Castle Joseff achieved two equally distinct reputations. As president of Joseff Precision Metal Products -- it primarily makes aircraft and missile parts -- she was...
  • PASSINGS

    Brenda Joyce Actress was Jane in five 'Tarzan' films Brenda Joyce, 92, the only movie actress to portray Jane opposite two different Tarzans -- in five films in the 1940s -- died July 4 at a Santa Monica nursing home, said David Ragan, a friend. She had...
  • Hedda Hopper, March 8, 1944

     
    March 8, 1944: Hedda Hopper says, "How would you like to see Joan Crawford play 'Nurse Kenny?' She wants to do it badly." I can’t help but wonder whether that slip was intentional. On the jump, divorce for Myrna Loy. The good news is more “Thin Man”...
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame honors Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, Strongheart ... but not Asta. A travesty, we say!

     
    Skippy, a wire fox terrier, starred alongside the likes of William Powell, Myrna Loy, Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn in classic films like the "Thin Man" series and "Bringing Up Baby." But he gets no love on the Hollywood Walk......
  • Myrna Loy statue unveiled at Venice High

     
    Hundreds of people flocked to Venice High School on Saturday afternoon for a festival celebrating the return of the school's Myrna Loy statue.The original statue was designed in the 1920s by acclaimed sculptor and Venice High teacher Harry Winebrenner....