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April 6, 1990 | JULIE WHEELOCK
Someone had to ask The Question. Russ Tamblyn and Richard Beymer are sitting around a set for the ABC series "Twin Peaks," discussing their current work on the David Lynch/Mark Frost production and looking back at their co-starring roles as Riff and Tony in the 1961 film classic "West Side Story." "So, Russ," says Beymer, deadpan, "what was it like to work with Natalie Wood?"
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April 6, 1990 | JULIE WHEELOCK
Someone had to ask The Question. Russ Tamblyn and Richard Beymer are sitting around a set for the ABC series "Twin Peaks," discussing their current work on the David Lynch/Mark Frost production and looking back at their co-starring roles as Riff and Tony in the 1961 film classic "West Side Story." "So, Russ," says Beymer, deadpan, "what was it like to work with Natalie Wood?"
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May 15, 2008 | Susan King
The Jets and the Sharks are getting ready to rumble again, in a new 70-millimeter print of the 1961 Oscar-winning musical "West Side Story," right with Richard Beymer and Natalie Wood, on Friday. The occasion? The UCLA Film & Television Archive's "An Evening With Walter Mirisch" at the Billy Wilder Theater. Mirisch, below, executive-produced the film and will discuss his memoir "I Thought We Were Making Movies, Not History" (cinema.ucla.edu). . . . The film academy's celebration of the 40th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" continues Wednesday with a "behind-the-scenes" look at the making of the sci-fi masterpiece.
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February 14, 1991 | JANICE L. JONES
Video Store Magazine, published in Irvine, has these suggestions for Valentine's Day video rentals: "An American in Paris," 1951. Starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron. Music by George Gershwin. "Wuthering Heights," 1939. Starring Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon. "Romeo and Juliet," 1968. Starring Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey. "Pretty Woman," 1990. Starring Julia Roberts, Richard Gere. "Adam's Rib," 1949. Starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn. "An Officer and a Gentleman," 1982.
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November 27, 2008 | Susan King, King is a Times staff writer.
A whole new generation of innovative filmmakers, such as D.W. Griffith, Emile Cohl and Max Linder, began pushing the envelope of the still-fledgling medium of motion pictures a century ago. On Monday, several of those films from the silent era that captured the imagination of audiences will be featured in "A Century Ago: The Films of 1908" at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Linwood Dunn Theater.
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August 11, 2010 | By Susan King, Los Angeles Times
Pat Boone would like to set the record straight: He never had a clause in his movie contract at 20th Century Fox that he wouldn't kiss his leading ladies. To prove it, he ticks off a list of actresses he kissed, including Diane Baker in 1959's "Journey to the Center of the Earth", Barbara Eden in 1961's "All Hands on Deck", Debbie Reynolds in 1964's "Goodbye Charlie" and even sex kitten Ann-Margret in the 1962 musical "State Fair. " Still, he jokes, "I guess my love scenes didn't set the screen afire.
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November 17, 1990 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Though the recording industry is in an uproar over the Milli Villi scandal, lip-syncing--or ghost singing--has been a common practice in the movie industry almost since the advent of talkies. Marni Nixon is the best known of the ghost singers. An accomplished soloist in her own right, her lilting vocals can be heard on the sound tracks of many classic screen musicals. It was Nixon, not Deborah Kerr, who sang "Shall We Dance" and other Rodgers and Hammerstein standards in 1956's "The King & I."
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December 15, 1989 | BARBARA SALTZMAN
If ever a film cried out for showing in letter-box format, it's "West Side Story." If you last saw the 1961 Academy Award-winning film on tape, or worse, cut up for viewing on broadcast TV, you have a treat in store. This is one musical that demands to be seen without pans and scans, and the letter-box versions (banded on top and bottom to approximate the big-screen experience) in Criterion's CAV and CLV formats provide that.
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June 27, 1999 | ROBERT W. WELKOS
Ironically, the campaign to cast Michael Crawford as the film Phantom comes at a time when Hollywood has all but abandoned the Broadway musical as a source of filmed entertainment. Once, the studios produced such splashy musicals as "Brigadoon," "Oklahoma!," "The King and I," "Porgy and Bess," "My Fair Lady," "The Sound of Music" and "Cabaret." They were big-budget, prestige films--some went on to win the Oscar for best picture like "The Sound of Music" and "My Fair Lady."
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September 24, 1990 | BETTY GOODWIN
The Scene: The ultimate "Twin Peaks" benefit theme party with cherry pie, darn good coffee, reruns of past episodes--plus the cast! No, this wasn't like a nostalgic "Star Trek" reunion (too early for that). Instead, upwards of 400 Peakies turned out to support the TreePeople at a Saturday night event organized by the Environmental Media Assn. A myriad of meaningful details (such as eye patches) were omnipresent.
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