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  1. New book chronicles 2014 showbiz passingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... sad to see old timers like Efram Zimbalist, jr, Herb Jeffries, Alicia Rhett, Carla Laemmle, Juanita Moore and Luise Rainer go, as well as relatively younger people like Rik Mayall, Jan Hooks, Harold Ramis, Marcia Strassman, and Meshach Taylor. ...

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  2. John Nash and wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJ crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... Crowe. Oscar hype continues this week with the announcement of the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards. Luise Rainer became the first actress to receive an Academy Award for her role in the 1936 biopic 'The Great Ziegfeld,' playing stage ...

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  3. Nathalie Atkinson: Why does the West continue to distort Chinese culture?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Globe and Mail

    ... went to white actors in yellowface. Instead of Wong in Pearl S. Buck's The Good Earth , for example, MGM cast Luise Rainer; and Katharine Hepburn with slanted eyes in the subsequent Dragon Seed is not an image easily forgotten. To the Met, the ...

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  4. Juliette Binoche To Portray Writer Pearl S. Buck In BiopicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    ... e... has been the push the film needed." The Good Earth was adapted into a film in 1937, starring Paul Muni and Luise Rainer, who won the Oscar for Best Actress.

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  5. Juliette Binoche to topline "Pearl" Nobel Prize winner bioRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | PanArmenian Network

    ... Buck left China in 1934 and never returned. "The Good Earth" was made into a 1937 movie starring Paul Muni and Luise Rainer, who won an Academy Award for best actress. "I have been writing this project for some time, having read 'The Good Earth' at ...

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  6. Spencer Tracy's Acting Credentials: Awards and Highlights of Storied CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | News Max

    ... years in 1937 and 1938, only the second person in history to win an Academy Award in back-to-back-years. Luise Rainer accomplished it in 1936 and 1937. Since then, Katharine Hepburn Tracy's longtime lover in 1967 and 1968; Jason Robards in 1976 and ...

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  7. Late Night With Rule 5 Sunday: Spring Thaw?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Other McCain

    ... since everybody likes a pretty girl. Proof Positive's Friday Night Babe is Elvira Egmond , his Vintage Babe is Luise Rainer , and Sex in Advertising is covered this week by Carl's Jr. At Dustbury, it's Mistinguett and Julianne Moore . Thanks to ...

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  8. Academy acknowledges Joan Rivers' absence from memorialRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | SFGate

    ... Gilmore Girls" died Dec. 31 in a New York City hospital where he was being treated for brain cancer. He was 71. Luise Rainer, 1910-2014: The Austrian film actress, who made Academy Awards history as the first to win consecutive acting Oscars ("The ...

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  9. Why The Oscar Curse Is A Bunch Of Nonsense, According To MathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... been ingrained in Hollywood history since the 1930s - thanks to one famous example. In 1937 and 1938, actress Luise Rainer won Academy Award wins for her performances in The Great Ziegfeld and The Good Earth , respectively, but then saw her career ...

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  10. The Oscar Divorce Curse Is Real For Men, Study SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Switched

    ... or actress's career. This career plummet is the so-called "Oscar curse" that is said to have originated with Luise Rainer, a popular film star who won two Oscars for best actress in the 1930s and then more or less fell off the map. Rainer allegedly ...

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  11. The science of winning at the Oscars: 4 things you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | GlobalNews

    ... losing counterparts who had marriages last about 9.5 years. This urban legend dates back to the 1930s when Luise Rainer - the first actor to win multiple golden statues - blamed her wins for her career's rapid demise. American researchers decided to ...

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  12. Attention Bradley Cooper, Ethan Hawke: Oscar-Nominated Guys Face Divorce RiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Live Science

    ... or actress's career. This career plummet is the so-called "Oscar curse" that is said to have originated with Luise Rainer, a popular film star who won two Oscars for best actress in the 1930s and then more or less fell off the map. Rainer allegedly ...

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  13. Oscars 2015: A Brief History of Red-Carpet CoverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Women's Wear Daily

    ... husband, Gilbert Adrian, a costume designer best known for his work with Joan Crawford. In 1937, German-born Luise Rainer won the best actress award for playing Florenz Ziegfeld's common-law wife, Anna Held, in the 1936 film The Great Ziegfeld. ...

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  14. 'The Great Ziegfeld' an extravagent & glittering productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | New York Daily News

    William Powell and Mryna Loy in scene from the 1936 movie, "The Great Ziegfeld." The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards, winning three including Best Picture and Best Actress for Luise Rainer.

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  15. Sophia Loren to Appear at 2015 TCM Classic Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... STYLE (1964), for which she received a Best Actress Oscar nomination. Previous festival interviewees were Luise Rainer , Peter O'Toole, Kim Novak, Eva Marie Saint, and Alan Arkin. The interview recorded with Arkin last year will air on TCM on ...

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  16. Inside Joan Rivers' NYC penthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Darien News-Review

    ... 31 in a New York City hospital where he was being treated for brain cancer. He was 71. Photo: Henny Ray Abrams Luise Rainer, 1910-2014: The Austrian film actress, who made Academy Awards history as the first to win consecutive acting Oscars ("The ...

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  17. Screen Legend Sophia Loren to Attend 2015 TCM Classic Film FestivalRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... TCM Classic Film Festival banner. In 2010, the first TCM Classic Film Festival welcomed two-time Oscar winner Luise Rainer, who was 100 at the time. In 2011, Peter O'Toole was the featured guest, followed in 2012 by Osborne's interview with actress ...

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  18. Inside Joan Rivers' NYC penthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... 31 in a New York City hospital where he was being treated for brain cancer. He was 71. Photo: Henny Ray Abrams Luise Rainer, 1910-2014: The Austrian film actress, who made Academy Awards history as the first to win consecutive acting Oscars ("The ...

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  19. Joan Rivers' $28 mil NYC penthouse up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | SFGate

    ... Gilmore Girls" died Dec. 31 in a New York City hospital where he was being treated for brain cancer. He was 71. Luise Rainer, 1910-2014: The Austrian film actress, who made Academy Awards history as the first to win consecutive acting Oscars ("The ...

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  20. Cursing Oscar: Male winners more likely to sufferRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... of the potential downsides," Jensen said. The Oscar curse goes back to the 1930s and Hollywood's golden age. Luise Rainer, the first actor to win multiple Oscars, blamed her wins for "The Great Ziegfeld" (1936) and "The Good Earth" (1937) for the ...

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