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JAMES STEWART 1908-1997 Best known as: The lovable Everyman in "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" and other Frank Capra classics; also took edgy turns in Hitchcock thrillers Holiday classic: "It's a Wonderful Life" Oscar? Best Actor in 1940 for "The...
When Madeleine Barker's fellow cast members handed her the Oscar in the Claire Trevor Theatre, she felt excited for herself and a little sad for Judy Garland. Barker, who plays Garland in UC Irvine's upcoming musical "Tinseltown Christmas," had been...
Editor's note: This corrects the headline. The play is at Huntington Beach Playhouse, not Golden West College. Remember radio? Some of you must. It entertained you just like television does today, but it required the listener to use his or her...
Tuesday, May 7 I truly hope you were able to catch "Susan's Story," either last night at 6 or today on WDBJ 7 Mornin'. Susan Bahorich bravely shared her personal struggle with ovarian cancer. I am so proud of her for being open and honest with what she is...
Frank Capra is best known for the three films for which he won the directing Oscar — 1934's "It Happened One Night," 1936's "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" and 1938's "You Can't Take It With You" — and the ultimate Christmas flick, 1946's "It's a...
While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
They are all around you. Do not drop your guard for a moment. Who are they? My friends, believe it or not, there are millions of Americans who look just like you or me — but they are different. Are you ready for this? These people do not care...
"The Radio City Christmas Spectacular": The Rockettes have entered the digital age — their show now features a 50-foot LED screen and even more fabulous visual effects. But the greatest effect of all remains the high kickers themselves,...
The evergreen appeal of Frank Capra's film classic, “It's a Wonderful Life,” about a despairing Everyman who learns that his life has had profound meaning, translates not only to frequent TV airings during the holiday season, but to numerous...
Channel Guide MagazineIf TBS ever stops doing its annual 24 Hours of A Christmas Story, I will be very disappointed. It’s arguably the greatest Christmas movie of all time. (Yeah, yeah, It’s a Wonderful Life — but it only gets played once or twice a year. And...
Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has announced a new set of shows starting Oct. 18 and stretching into the spring of 2013. Shying away from indie rock, the series has steered toward acoustic, folk and bluegrass. An exception is the legendary punk-ska-...
Since 2009, the North Side of Chicago has housed two annual, golden age of radio-style productions of "It's a Wonderful Life," a consequence of a split that took place between American Theater Company and its founding ensemble members, who re-formed...
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