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September 2, 1991 | DAVID GRITTEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When producer Mark Carliner gazed from his Moscow hotel room two weeks ago and saw tank units controlled by the Soviet coup leaders streaming into the city, it seemed his dreams were crumbling. For two years Carliner had been trying to get the green light for a three-hour miniseries based on the life of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin.
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September 2, 1991 | DAVID GRITTEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When producer Mark Carliner gazed from his Moscow hotel room two weeks ago and saw tank units controlled by the Soviet coup leaders streaming into the city, it seemed his dreams were crumbling. For two years Carliner had been trying to get the green light for a three-hour miniseries based on the life of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin.
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November 20, 1993
A symposium on the media's definition and interpretation of historical events and how new technologies influence the way history is perceived will be held at 7 p.m. today at Cal State Northridge. Times Television Critic Howard Rosenberg will moderate a panel that includes Emmy Award-winning producer Mark Carliner ("Stalin"), critical theorist Michael Renov and documentary filmmaker Sylvia Morales. The symposium, sponsored by the university's Radio, Television and Film Graduate Student Assn.
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November 25, 1988 | DON SHIRLEY
Television earnestly addresses already resolved issues in "Disaster at Silo 7" (Sunday at 9 p.m., Channels 7, 3, 10 and 42). The movie is a docudrama based on an explosion that shook a Titan II missile silo in Arkansas in 1980. At the end of the movie, we're told not to worry--the last Titan II missile wing was deactivated in August, 1987.
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August 10, 1986 | NANCY MILLS
It happens every year. Certain summer films give certain actors a chance to bloom. But what happens once the warm weather ends? We checked in on a decade's worth of summer stars to see what's happened since. 1978: MARY LOUISE WELLER IN 'ANIMAL HOUSE' Weller readily admits, in a voice that sounds thickened with gravel, that she'll never quite live down the scene in "National Lampoon's Animal House" in which John Belushi stands atop a ladder, peeping through a window as she undresses.
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November 16, 1991 | DAVID GRITTEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For the first time in history, the interior of the Kremlin has been used as a film location. Shooting has been taking place here inside Lenin's original office on the TV film of "Stalin," an HBO production starring Robert Duvall in the title role and Maximilian Schell as Lenin. Few people manage to obtain access to Lenin's office, which is in a continuous state of restoration and is kept as a museum and archive.
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February 8, 1985 | MICHAEL WILMINGTON
Did it really happen? Somewhere, sometime, in some vanished parochial school, did a nun inform the little girls in her class that they shouldn't wear patent leather shoes--because the white-reflected flash of panties would madden their little boy classmates, would fill them with unholy desires? Perhaps not. But that apocryphal, repressed world is the one writer Charles Purpura re-creates in "Heaven Help Us" (citywide).
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February 8, 1985 | MICHAEL LONDON, Times Staff Writer
Three weeks after MGM/UA's surprise split into two production companies, the film industry is watching closely for signals of who will ultimately control the studio. This week there was new grist for speculation when "Wise Guys," a long-planned MGM/UA comedy, was put on hold during pre-production. The comedy is due to begin shooting in New York on Feb. 25, with Danny De Vito and Joe Piscopo starring, under director Brian De Palma.
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December 19, 1997
Here is a complete list of the Golden Globe nominees. The awards will be presented on Jan. 18. Film * Best Motion Picture--Drama: "Amistad," "The Boxer," "Good Will Hunting," "L.A. Confidential," "Titanic." * Best Motion Picture--Musical or Comedy: "As Good as It Gets," "The Full Monty," "Men in Black," "My Best Friend's Wedding," "Wag the Dog." * Best Actress--Drama: Helena Bonham Carter, "The Wings of the Dove"; Judi Dench, "Mrs.
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October 11, 2000 | SUSAN KING and DON SHIRLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
David Dukes--a prolific character actor who moved easily and often among stage, film and television--died suddenly during his day off from filming ABC's latest Stephen King miniseries, "Rose Red." He was 55. Dukes was pronounced dead Monday evening at St. Clare Hospital in Lakewood, Wash., a suburb of Tacoma, after collapsing at a nearby sports center, according to Ed Duke of the Pierce County medical examiner's office. The cause of death apparently was a heart attack, he added.
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February 29, 2004 | John Crook, Special to The Times
Inflexible HMOs are the least of the worries among patients and staff of "Kingdom Hospital," an eerie new medical drama from Stephen King premiering Wednesday on ABC. Adapted from director Lars von Trier's critically acclaimed Danish miniseries "The Kingdom," the U.S. series is set in a haunted New England hospital built on the site of a devastating 1869 mill fire that claimed the lives of scores of children.
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