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August 6, 2006 | Susan King
HELENA Bonham Carter's ethereal beauty that graced such Merchant-Ivory films as "A Room With a View" and "Howards End" has been hidden under makeup the last few years. Under the guidance of her boyfriend, director Tim Burton, the lithe 40-year-old actress has played a wise simian in "Planet of the Apes," a witch in "Big Fish" and an unglamorous, poor mother of a young boy in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."
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August 6, 2006 | Susan King
HELENA Bonham Carter's ethereal beauty that graced such Merchant-Ivory films as "A Room With a View" and "Howards End" has been hidden under makeup the last few years. Under the guidance of her boyfriend, director Tim Burton, the lithe 40-year-old actress has played a wise simian in "Planet of the Apes," a witch in "Big Fish" and an unglamorous, poor mother of a young boy in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."
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April 2, 1998
Some broadcast and cable programs contain material included in the public school curriculum and on standardized examinations. Here are some weekend home-viewing tips: * Today. "Crusades" (HISTORY, 3-4 p.m.) This show informs students of the events of the Crusades in which the European Christians engaged in wars to recover the Holy Land from the Moslems. Beginning at the same hour on The Movie Channel, Helen Bonham Carter plays in a version of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," set in the late 1800s.
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January 16, 1999 | FRANK TORREZ
Today "Today": Helen Bonham Carter; staying together for the children; updating a woman's wardrobe; foods that enhance weight reduction, 5 a.m. KNBC. 489790 "America's Black Forum": African American World War II veterans, noon KCAL. 50351 "John McLaughlin's One on One": U.S. relations with Cuba, 2:30 p.m. KCET. 55790 "Tony Brown's Journal": the death of Ron Brown, 3:30 p.m. KCET. 67535 "America and the Courts": Justice Stephen Breyer, 3:30 p.m. C-SPAN. 103448 "Capital Gang": Sen.
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April 24, 1992 | BETTY GOODWIN
THE MOVIE: "Howards End" THE SETUP: Margaret Schlegel (Emma Thompson, pictured left, with Vanessa Redgrave at right), intelligent and well-off, marries a rich widower, Henry Wilcox (Anthony Hopkins), but both of their families object. Howards End, the name of the bucolic Wilcox family country house, provides a symbolic centerpiece for the story, which is based on E. M. Forster's novel set in class-conscious Edwardian England.
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June 7, 1992 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wonder if Lassie knows about this? In Madeline's Rescue, the fourth in the series of six Family Channel animated specials, the charming little Parisian schoolgirl is rescued from falling into the Seine by a dog named Genevieve. Madeline decides to reward the pooch by giving Genevieve a new home at her boarding school. But on the day of the annual inspection, Genevieve is kicked out. Madeline's teacher, Miss Clavel, and Madeline's 11 school chums go out to find Genevieve.
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June 11, 1999 | JANET STOBART, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Samantha Shaw, a 30-year-old designer whose clothes are worn by a coterie of Britain's younger high-society crowd, is designing Sophie Rhys-Jones' wedding dress for her upcoming royal marriage to Prince Edward, Queen Elizabeth's youngest son. Like his brothers' brides--Princess Diana and Sarah Ferguson--Edward's betrothed will be wearing the creation of a relatively unknown designer. And like her predecessors, Shaw is keeping the dress under strict wraps until the June 19 wedding.
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February 28, 2008 | Rachel Abramowitz, Times Staff Writer
It's the spring of 1521. The roll of muffled drums fills the air, but "I could see nothing but the lacing on the bodice of the lady standing in front of me, blocking my view of the scaffold. I had been at this court for more than a year and attended hundreds of festivities but never before one like this. . . .
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April 14, 1992 | TERRY PRISTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Emma Thompson is planning for the future. No matter that the long-limbed and literary British actress is starring in the widely acclaimed Ismail Merchant-James Ivory production of "Howards End," that she has another movie, "Peter's Friends," in post-production and that this summer she will play opposite her husband, Wunderkind Kenneth Branagh, in a filmed version of "Much Ado About Nothing."
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