September 20, 1988 |
A star-studded, seven-hour telethon on Sunday raised nearly $4.8 million for social services and drug rehabilitation programs run by a national organization of Hasidic Jews. Telethon spokesman Ron Solomon said Monday that donors pledged $4,786,237 during the eighth annual "L'Chaim/To Life!" telethon held from 5 p.m. to midnight Sunday.
January 29, 1999 |
Scrape away the phony tinsel of "Tinseltown" and what you find underneath is unprintable. This penny dreadful is an example of a January doldrums release at its worst. Arye Gross and Tom Wood play struggling screenwriters so down on their luck that they're about to board a bus out of Hollywood when, at the very last second, someone actually takes a call from them.
May 13, 1990 |
Poor ratings killed the beast. Now he's back as "The Westwood Strangler." Ron Perlman, who portrayed Vincent in CBS-TV's "Beauty and the Beast," until its cancellation last year, has resurfaced on stage in the new dark comedy "Self Storage" at the Odyssey Theatre. He wanted to play the slimy Hollywood agent or the upstart producer in this spoof of the film industry.
November 8, 1987
"Beauty and the Beast" deserves high praise for its richness and honesty. Victor's (Ron Perlman) intensity, depth of feeling and wisdom pull at something deep--reaching inside our hearts with compassion and sensitivity. The concept of a secret life under the city parallels the subconscious mind, challenging us to greater introspection and greater love for our fellow man. Nancy Trowbridge, Tujunga
July 26, 1991 |
A Loving Pair: Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman, who starred in TV's "Beauty and the Beast," are the final pair set for "Love Letters" which is wrapping up its run at the Canon Theater. They will perform the two-character play Tuesday through Thursday nights and the Aug. 3 matinee. Whoopi Goldberg and Timothy Dalton will perform next Friday, Aug. 3, and close the show Aug. 4.
July 25, 1991 |
A Loving Pair: Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman, who starred in TV's "Beauty and the Beast," are the final pairing set for "Love Letters" which is wrapping up its run at the Canon Theater. They will do four performances of the two-character play: Tuesday through next Thursday nights and a Saturday matinee Aug. 3. Whoopi Goldberg and Timothy Dalton close the show Aug. 4.