Posts Tagged: Hollywood

Self taught, Pulitzer Prize winner Alice C. Steinbach, 78, was ‘fearless’ in her writing

BALTIMORE – Alice C. Steinbach, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for The Baltimore Sun, whose work captured the wonder and grace of people and places around the world, died Tuesday of cancer at her Roland Park Place

Self taught, Pulitzer Prize winner Alice C. Steinbach, 78, was ‘fearless’ in her writing

BALTIMORE – Alice C. Steinbach, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for The Baltimore Sun, whose work captured the wonder and grace of people and places around the world, died Tuesday of cancer at her Roland Park Place

Legendary songwriter and rockabilly guitarist Billy Strange wrote for Presley, Sinatra

(NASHVILLE –  Billy Strange, a songwriter, guitarist and arranger who worked with Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Nancy Sinatra, has died in Nashville at age 81.) At about the age of 16 he left school and took off across Texas

Legendary songwriter and rockabilly guitarist Billy Strange wrote for Presley, Sinatra

(NASHVILLE –  Billy Strange, a songwriter, guitarist and arranger who worked with Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Nancy Sinatra, has died in Nashville at age 81.) At about the age of 16 he left school and took off across Texas

Yuri Rasovsky revived radio drama, to the endless thanks of motorists on long, long drives

(There’s nothing better than to be listening to a book on tape while you’re on a long road trip. For this, we have people like Yuri Rasovsky to thank.) LOS ANGELES – Radio drama was thought to be nearly extinct

Yuri Rasovsky revived radio drama, to the endless thanks of motorists on long, long drives

(There’s nothing better than to be listening to a book on tape while you’re on a long road trip. For this, we have people like Yuri Rasovsky to thank.) LOS ANGELES – Radio drama was thought to be nearly extinct

Janet Leigh stabbed in ‘Psycho’? That was Hollywood musician Israel Baker on violin

LOS ANGELES – The American violinist Israel Baker, who has died aged 92, was renowned among his fellow musicians but unknown to most of the millions who heard him play on the soundtracks of such movies as Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960

Janet Leigh stabbed in ‘Psycho’? That was Hollywood musician Israel Baker on violin

LOS ANGELES – The American violinist Israel Baker, who has died aged 92, was renowned among his fellow musicians but unknown to most of the millions who heard him play on the soundtracks of such movies as Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960

Once Newt Gingrich’s press secretary, Tony Blankley, 63, was former editorial page editor of The Washington Times

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tony Blankley, a noted conservative commentator, Ronald Reagan speechwriter and former editorial page editor of The Washington Times, died late Saturday, leaving a legacy of significant analysis that bridged politics and culture with finesse, optimism and a

Once Newt Gingrich’s press secretary, Tony Blankley, 63, was former editorial page editor of The Washington Times

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tony Blankley, a noted conservative commentator, Ronald Reagan speechwriter and former editorial page editor of The Washington Times, died late Saturday, leaving a legacy of significant analysis that bridged politics and culture with finesse, optimism and a

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Forgoing suicide, silent film screenwriter Frederica Sagor Maas, 111, got revenge by living long

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – One of the last links to the silent film era, Frederica Sagor Maas wrote the script for 1925’s “The Plastic Age,” which launched actress Clara Bow. But she watched in horror as her serious treatment on

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Forgoing suicide, silent film screenwriter Frederica Sagor Maas, 111, got revenge by living long

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – One of the last links to the silent film era, Frederica Sagor Maas wrote the script for 1925’s “The Plastic Age,” which launched actress Clara Bow. But she watched in horror as her serious treatment on