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February 22, 2004 | Julie Tamaki, Times Staff Writer
Not far from the set of "The X-Files," the "Star Trek" exhibit and the "Cheers" bar, a once-troubled young man is getting a second chance. Chris, an 18-year-old from the La Crescenta Valley who is on probation, spent a recent day manipulating a mouse as he edited a documentary about marijuana. He savored moments of triumph as he precisely timed his mouse clicks to purge the footage of superfluous sounds and facial expressions as his instructor, Tim Cogshell, watched.
October 1, 2013 | By Joe Flint
After the coffee. Before figuring out where September went. The Skinny: The government may shut down but the Morning Fix is here for you. Caught up with "The Good Wife" premiere. I like the show but could do without its "Ally McBeal" moments. I don't have enough space here to complain about "Homeland. " Tuesday's headlines include a look at the early days of the fall TV season and Hillary Rodham Clinton projects at CNN and NBC are DOA. Daily Dose: Satellite broadcaster Dish Networks and Walt Disney Co. have extended contract negotiations on a new distribution deal.
September 6, 1987 | RUTH RYON, Times Staff Writer
Charlie Chaplin and Roscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle opened the Montecito Inn in 1929, but--with the Crash and then the Depression--the comedians' timing was off. The inn, intended as a weekend retreat for the Hollywood crowd, soon changed hands. Now it's on the market again at $8 million. The owner is Jay Rett Management Inc., a partnership of Jim Taylor, a local developer, and Rob Barrett, owner of the Pineapple Beach Club in Antigua.
November 21, 2003 | Dennis McLellan, Times Staff Writer
David Holt, a former child actor once touted by Paramount Pictures as the "male Shirley Temple" but who is best remembered for supporting roles such as the bratty Sidney Sawyer in "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," has died. He was 76. Holt, who also played Elizabeth Taylor's older brother in "Courage of Lassie" and later had a career as a jazz musician and songwriter, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his home in San Juan Capistrano. Born in Jacksonville, Fla., on Aug.
November 4, 2006 | Valerie J. Nelson, Times Staff Writer
James Glennon, a cinematographer known for his evocative camera work on the 1983 film "El Norte" and who also won an Emmy last year for the HBO series "Deadwood," has died. He was 64. Glennon died of prostate cancer Oct. 19 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said Barbara Halperin, his agent. "He was the king of all sets," actress Laura Dern told The Times earlier this week. "He was the stand-up comic of the set, the meditative easer of all tensions for the crew.
December 2, 2003 | Myrna Oliver, Times Staff Writer
Edmund Hartmann, a versatile screenwriter and television producer who wrote comedy scripts for Bob Hope, including "Paleface," and wrote and produced such durable family comedy series as "My Three Sons," has died. He was 92. Hartmann died Friday of natural causes at his home in Santa Fe, N.M., according to a spokesman for producer A.C. Lyles of Paramount, where Hartmann worked for many years.
DeForest Kelley, who played the irascible but wise Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the "Star Trek" television series and movies, died Friday at the Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital in Woodland Hills. He was 79. Kelley entered the convalescent home three months ago and died after a lingering illness, said A.C. Lyles, a longtime producer at Paramount Studios, where the original series was shot.
October 21, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Joel McCrea, a real-life cowboy who became one of the best of Hollywood's make-believe saddle heroes, died Saturday at the Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital in Woodland Hills. He was 84. Eileen Singer Brown, hospital supervisor, said McCrea died at 4:50 a.m. of pulmonary complications. She said he had been a patient a short time, and that his wife of 57 years, actress Frances Dee, had been constantly at his bedside. McCrea's last public appearance was Oct.
September 28, 2003 | Robert W. Welkos, Times Staff Writer
Donald O'Connor, the breezy song-and-dance comedian who created movie magic with his spirited rendition of "Make 'em Laugh" in the Hollywood musical "Singin' in the Rain" and also played lovable straight man to a talking mule named Francis, died Saturday. He was 78. O'Connor died of heart failure at the Motion Picture Country Home and Hospital in Woodland Hills, surrounded by his family, said his daughter, Alicia O'Connor.
June 9, 2004 | Johanna Neuman, Times Staff Writer
Ronald Reagan will return to Washington for the last time today, surrounded by the inner circle of advisors who helped propel him from the back lots of Hollywood to the world stage of the presidency. When former First Lady Nancy Reagan descends the steps of a plane carrying Reagan's casket from California, she will be accompanied by Charles Z.
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