September 23, 1995
Grady Harwell Sutton, 89, a character actor who deftly stole scenes by merely rolling his eyes, looking blank or speaking a line or two in his slow Southern drawl. He was the perfect foil for W.C. Fields, going through "The Bank Dick" with a petulant whimper, the lardy son-in-law every father dreams of in his nightmares. His 165 movie credits include "Brewster's Millions," "White Christmas," "My Fair Lady" and "Myra Breckenridge." On Sept.
May 1, 1988
A car wash, a hospital and the master plan for expanding the Motion Picture and Television Country Home and Hospital in Woodland Hills were among the projects honored at last week's Technology Corridor Assn. design awards luncheon at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel. The Janss Mall Car Wash by Galley Enterprises Inc. in Thousand Oaks, designed by Kurt Meyer Partners, was one of two winners in the commercial/retail category.
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August 17, 1987
Several stars of Western movies, including Glenn Ford, Rhonda Fleming and Gene Barry, have been honored with the Golden Boot Award at a fund-raising banquet for the Motion Picture and Television Country Home and Hospital in Woodland Hills. Among others presented with Golden Boots Saturday were Harry Carey Jr., Debra Paget, Richard Farnsworth and Woody Strode. A special award honored early Western star Tom Mix.
January 1, 1997
Art director Edward C. Carfagno, who won three Academy Awards in a career that spanned more than 50 years and 76 films, has died. He was 89. A family member said Carfagno died in his sleep Saturday at the Motion Picture and Television Country Home and Hospital in Woodland Hills. Nominated for Oscars 13 times, he won Academy Awards in art direction for "The Bad and the Beautiful" in 1952, "Julius Caesar" in 1953 and "Ben Hur" in 1959.
June 5, 1989 |
It's hard to get Malibu's resident celebrities to agree on anything. Just look at the controversy surrounding the issues of sewer systems, over-development and Martin Sheen. But 100 of them nevertheless managed to reach consensus Friday night: that La Scala's move to new quarters in the beach community was not just one small step for restaurateur Jean Leon, but also one giant leap for Malibu. And they even agreed to celebrate there at a benefit dinner for the Motion Picture and Television Fund that was underwritten entirely by Leon.
February 10, 1994 |
The Scene: The 10th annual American Cinema Awards, which doesn't really give awards for artistic achievements but salutes to some of the entertainment industry's biggest names. An array of about 300 of Hollywood's vintage and current stars gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday. Whitney Houston presented the evening's top honor, the Gloria Swanson Humanitarian Award, to her mentor, Arista Records Chief Executive Officer Clive Davis.