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  • Television Q&A: 'Gunsmoke's' gunfire tally; when will shows return?

    You have questions. I try to have answers.
  • Classic Hollywood: Honoring Jay Ward of Bullwinkle and Rocky fame

    Classic Hollywood: Honoring Jay Ward of Bullwinkle and Rocky fame
    In fall 1961, TV animation pioneer Jay Ward was awaiting NBC's prime-time launch of "The Bullwinkle Show" — his clever, satirical series that appealed to children and adult sensibilities. The series revolving around the naive but resourceful...

    Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo [Update 2: Lawrence Dobkin portrays an unsuspecting heavy in the "Prairie Elephant" episode of "Rawhide" in a photo published Nov. 12, 1961.] [Update: Please congratulate RJ for identifying our mystery guest! And please...

    Appreciation: James Arness, 1923-2011

     
    In his size -- he was 6-foot-7 -- and his centeredness, James Arness suggested John Wayne, to whose production company he was under contract before he became the star of “Gunsmoke.” For 20 years, from 1955 to 1975, Arness, who...

    DVD reviews: 'Underdog' and 'Tennessee Tuxedo,' collected and complete

     
    "Underdog" and "Tennessee Tuxedo": The 1960s cartoon superhero Underdog, who as a giant balloon flew the streets of New York every Thanksgiving morning for two decades, has had all his adventures collected, in chronological order, in a nine-disc box set...