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SO YOU KNOW Elizabeth Taylor’s star blazed brightly in Danville during the summer of 1956, when she came to town with fellow stars Montgomery Clift, Eva Marie Saint, Lee Marvin and Rod Taylor for the filming of the Civil War epic “Raintree...
Tags: MGM Inc., Rod Taylor, James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, James Agee
The banning and suppression of books has been going on for several hundred years. Of course, prior to the invention of the Gutenburg press in the middle of the 15th century, books were relatively rare and reading was limited to royalty, the upper...
Jacket CopyEsquire returns to its roots with a new short fiction series while making it new, e-book style....
A few of the 60-plus shows have already opened, but "Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980" officially gets launched Oct. 1 and 2 with a trio of major surveys opening at the Getty, MOCA and LACMA. Here's an annotated list of some of the more...
Literary editorThough a friend likened "Rich Boy" to "The Great Gatsby" in its depiction of a young man living under the illusion that money can buy happiness, for me it evoked "An American Tragedy," Theodore Dreiser's great dramatic novel about a young man's struggle...
Tags: Elections, Elizabeth Taylor, Politics, Ronald Reagan, Sharon
Special to Tribune NewspapersTV reporter Janet Davies, wearing a beige jacket and leopard boots, stood behind a wooden podium in a darkened room overlooking Millennium Park on October 12. "Remember, like Chicago voting, bid and bid often," she said, encouraging an audience of...
24 FramesIn a time when CGI spectacle and dizzying 3-D effects dominate the box office, an unlikely new silent black-and-white movie — by a French filmmaker, no less — is captivating critics. "The Artist," written and directed by Michel Hazanavicius,...
Writer Theodore Dreiser lived in Glendale twice. During his first sojourn here, around 1920, he started on a book but became frustrated and departed for New York to do more research. The result, “An American Tragedy” was published to great...
One thing to know about our club: The Chapter 1 book club is celebrating its 25th year as a book-discussion group. Our club was started in 1985 by a group of moms who had young children in elementary school and wanted an intellectual diversion from...
Tribune staff reporterWill Orpet was guilty. That was clear to the newspapers as his trial began in the summer of 1916, and it appeared equally clear to the people of Lake County: It took 23 days and more than 1,200 interviews to find a dozen men who said they could view the...
Jacket CopyThe much-photographed, much-filmed Marilyn Monroe has been dead since 1962. So does she have anything new to tell us? A little bit. "Fragments: Poems, Intimate Notes and Letters by Marilyn Monroe" is just what it says it is, according to......
Literary editorThe plains and prairies of Willa Cather's “My Antonia” and cities of Theodore Dreiser's “Sister Carrie” have come to define the Midwestern literary tradition, while “Little Egypt,” the triangular tip of southern...
Tags: Willa Cather, Ohio, Mining, Elizabeth Taylor, Kentucky
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