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August 03, 2011

Lucille Ball: The Classic Hollywood column about Lucille Ball in the Aug. 1 Calendar section said that the first film in which she appeared as a redhead was 1943's "Best Foot Forward." In fact, her first appearance as a redhead was an earlier film in 1943, "DuBarry Was a Lady."

Jean Harlow: An article about Jean Harlow in the Aug. 2 Calendar section said that her film "Platinum Blonde" was released in 1930. It was released in 1931.

USC athletics: In Bill Dwyre's column about USC Athletic Director Pat Haden in the July 30 Sports section, the last name of USC President Max Nikias was misspelled as Niklas.

Crystal Cathedral: In an article detailing a bankruptcy hearing involving the Crystal Cathedral in the Aug. 2 LATExtra section, attorney Marc Winthrop's first name was misspelled as Mark.

Chess: The Chess column in the July 31 Arts & Books section noted the decline of Russia's dominance in the game and said the defending champs had finished fourth in the 2011 World Team Championship behind the winning Ukraine team and teams from China and India. In fact, Armenia won the championship, followed by China, Ukraine and Russia.

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