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When 'Dickie' Attenborough met Graham Young

JS061207ATTEN-4 Birmingham Post & Mail Pic by Jason Skarratt 06/12/07 Pictured is Film Actor and Director Sir Richard Attenborough at the Hyatt Hotel, Birmingham But it was on October 14, 1998, that Smethwick-born Julie Walters and then 75-year-old film legend Lord Richard Attenborough laid their hands in wet cement together.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Townhall

Maria Von Trapp, RIP

Earlier this year, an event happened that did not receive wide notice. The last of the Von Trapp Family Singers, the last of the children---the real ones---died.

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Newsday

Amazon pilot contest includes 'Hand of God' with Ron Perlman

Amazon's third annual experiment in TV democracy, where you pick which of their new pilots should live ... or not, begins Thursday.

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Collider

Oscar Beat: Which Awards Contenders Will Emerge from the Fall Film Festival Season?

Ready or not, the awards season is about to begin. Every year, Oscar season kicks off with the series of film festivals in late August and early September.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Host 'O Say Can You See' Gala, 9/20

Signaling the start of the social season, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will hold its annual Gala Celebration on Saturday, September 20 at 8:30 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.

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The Miami Herald

Kevin Spacey to sing in 1-night-only concert in DC

He has lied, cheated and killed, but "House of Cards" President Frank Underwood isn't done yet.

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Advocate

13 LGBT Roles That Didn't Kill These A-List Actors' Careers

Plenty of Hollywood A-Listers shatter the notion that it's dangerous to take roles playing LGBT characters.

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Journalgazette.net

Understated, effective - Attenborough

If you like movies good movies you will be saddened by the death of Richard Attenborough this week, just days short of his 91st birthday.

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International Business Times

'Jurassic World' Director Tweets A Picture Of John Hammond In Memory of Richard Attenborough

The director of "Jurassic World," Colin Trevorrow, tweeted a picture of the famous character John Hammond in memory of Richard Attenborough, who recently passed away at the age of 90. The character John is a venture capitalist in the 1993 movie "Jurassic Park," who made it possible for the creation of a dinosaur theme park.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Mommie Dearest screening to benefit LA's LGBT Center's Professionals Council

Event: Mommie Dearest film Date: This Friday, Aug 29 Times: 6 p.m. - VIP Reception; 7 p.m. - General Gates Open; 8:30 p.m. - Showtime Tickets: VIP tickets: $125 couple; $250 group of 4; General tickets: $20.

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The Arizona Republic

On the road again: The 10 best movies about traveling

On the road again: The 10 best movies about traveling "Easy Rider," "Thelma & Louise" and other great movies that hit the road.

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The Austin Chronicle

Richard Attenborough: Tougher Than The Rest

Forget all the eulogies praising him as an aristocratic poet of cinema. The one time I met him, Sir Richard Attenborough was one tough bastard, puckish and funny.

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Sojourners

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at Greater Grace Church in Florissant. Photo by Christia

Justice was a recurring theme as thousands of mourners packed the mammoth Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church on Monday for the funeral of Michael Brown, a black teen whose fatal shooting following a confrontation with a white police officer set off weeks of sometimes violent protests.

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OUPblog

Celebrating Julie Andrews

This month marks the 50th anniversary of Disney's beloved film Mary Poppins , starring the legendary Julie Andrews .

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Switched

Halle Berry Makes A Movie Star Appearance At The 2014 Emmy Awards

Halle Berry brought her big screen elegance to television Monday night, Aug. 25, as a presenter for the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Deseret News

5 inspiring quotes from the C.S. Lewis biopic directed by Richard Attenborough

Director Sir Richard Attenborough sits on the stairs outside of the Beverly Hills Hotel, Calif., on December 6, 1993.

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Truthdig

Where to Watch Sir Richard Attenborough's Five Best Movies Right Now

One of film's most beloved actors and directors died Sunday after 90 years of life and a career that somehow made giants of the 20th century seem even grander.

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KAUZ

Oscar-Winning Gandhi director Richard Attenborough dies at age 90

Record label magnate Suge Knight is in the intensive care unit of a California hospital after being shot six times at a pre-VMA party thrown by Chris Brown, TMZ reports.

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KAUZ

Correction: Britain-Obit-Richard Attenborough

After weeks of community protests, the family of Michael Brown is asking for silence and peace as they lay him to rest.

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MotoringFile

5,142 Miles Aboard The 2014 F56 S

Preston Thomas Tucker. Most people know him as the car manufacturer Jeff Bridges portrayed in the critically acclaimed film Tucker: The Man and His Dream .

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