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February 23, 1989 | Shauna Snow, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
CBS Entertainment has announced it will replace the Wednesday night series "The Equalizer" with "Jake & the Fatman" at 9 p.m. in mid-March. But the network says that "The Equalizer," starring Edward Woodward as a former CIA-type turned nag, will return after a "hiatus." There will be nine more episodes available in its current 22-show run after it departs with the March 8 broadcast.
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August 27, 2013 | By Susan King
Robin Hardy's 1973  "The Wicker Man" was described by Cinefantastique as the "'Citizen Kane' of Horror Film. " Total Film named it the sixth-greatest British film of all time. It was even included in the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony in a sequence that paid tribute to British cinema. But for decades, the thriller starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee and Britt Ekland about pagan worshipers on a remote Scottish island has been seen only in truncated versions. But thanks to a long search conducted via Facebook, "Wicker Man" worldwide rights holder Studiocanal has restored the complete U.S. version, which Hardy describes as "the final cut. " PHOTOS: Horror movie locations around Los Angeles And on Sept.
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July 29, 1987 | Associated Press
Edward Woodward, who plays the title role in the American TV series "The Equalizer," was being treated today for a suspected heart attack, and a hospital official said the British actor's condition was improving. Woodward, 57, was admitted to Warwick Hospital in central England on Tuesday with breathing problems and chest pains. He became ill at his home in nearby Edgehill, where he was filming British-made TV spy thriller.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 23, 1989 | Shauna Snow, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
CBS Entertainment has announced it will replace the Wednesday night series "The Equalizer" with "Jake & the Fatman" at 9 p.m. in mid-March. But the network says that "The Equalizer," starring Edward Woodward as a former CIA-type turned nag, will return after a "hiatus." There will be nine more episodes available in its current 22-show run after it departs with the March 8 broadcast.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 27, 2013 | By Susan King
Robin Hardy's 1973  "The Wicker Man" was described by Cinefantastique as the "'Citizen Kane' of Horror Film. " Total Film named it the sixth-greatest British film of all time. It was even included in the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony in a sequence that paid tribute to British cinema. But for decades, the thriller starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee and Britt Ekland about pagan worshipers on a remote Scottish island has been seen only in truncated versions. But thanks to a long search conducted via Facebook, "Wicker Man" worldwide rights holder Studiocanal has restored the complete U.S. version, which Hardy describes as "the final cut. " PHOTOS: Horror movie locations around Los Angeles And on Sept.
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March 2, 1988 | JAY SHARBUTT, Times Staff Writer
The bar was on the third floor of an old brick warehouse on the West Side. Inside, a young man held a gun to another's head and looked at the gray-haired, barrel-chested man in the overcoat who sought to intervene. "So you're 'The Equalizer,' " the young man sneered. The man in the overcoat spoke quietly. "My name is McCall," he said. The gunsel was unimpressed. "You don't look so tough." Not quite Shakespeare, this.
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December 20, 1985
TV watchers Dec. 22 will be able to choose between two versions of "A Christmas Carol," with CBS and NBC both scheduling programs at 8 p.m. based on Charles Dickens' famous holiday story. CBS will rebroadcast the TV movie "A Christmas Carol" that first aired last year, with George C. Scott starring as Scrooge. Others in the cast include Susannah York, Frank Finlay, Roger Rees, David Warner and Edward Woodward.
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March 2, 1988 | JAY SHARBUTT, Times Staff Writer
The bar was on the third floor of an old brick warehouse on the West Side. Inside, a young man held a gun to another's head and looked at the gray-haired, barrel-chested man in the overcoat who sought to intervene. "So you're 'The Equalizer,' " the young man sneered. The man in the overcoat spoke quietly. "My name is McCall," he said. The gunsel was unimpressed. "You don't look so tough." Not quite Shakespeare, this.
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July 29, 1987 | Associated Press
Edward Woodward, who plays the title role in the American TV series "The Equalizer," was being treated today for a suspected heart attack, and a hospital official said the British actor's condition was improving. Woodward, 57, was admitted to Warwick Hospital in central England on Tuesday with breathing problems and chest pains. He became ill at his home in nearby Edgehill, where he was filming British-made TV spy thriller.
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