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November 14, 1990 | BILL HIGGINS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Los Angeles Children's Theatre took two adult-size steps forward Monday night. The 2-year-old LACT presented its first award to Shelley Duvall and celebrated the company's move to a new, permanent home in the Westwood Playhouse. As the creator of cable-TV's "Faerie Tale Theatre," Duvall was honored because she "had done so much more for children's entertainment than anyone we could think of," said artistic director Patricia Gaul.
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July 19, 1993 | JILL BETTNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actress Shelley Duvall, whose quirky and clever "Faerie Tale Theatre" helped launch cable television and her own career as a producer of quality fare for children of all ages, has an uncanny knack for being in the right place at the right time. A chance meeting at a party while Duvall was still in junior college led director Robert Altman to put her in the movies.
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MAGAZINE
December 15, 1991 | MICHELE KORT, Michele Kort is the associate editor of UCLA Magazine. She writes frequently about women 's sports; her favorite fairy tale is "Peter Pan."
When I turned 18," says actress/producer Shelley Duvall, "I felt I was grown up. Then when I was 21, I reflected, 'Boy, I was just a kid then; now I'm grown up.' The same thing happened when I was 27. It wasn't until I was in my early 30s that I realized it was a futile goal to have. You're never grown up. We're all still dealing with the same hopes, same fears, same dreams that we had as children."
BUSINESS
July 6, 1993 | JILL BETTNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actress Shelley Duvall, whose quirky and clever "Faerie Tale Theatre" helped launch cable television and her own career as a producer of quality fare for children of all ages, has an uncanny knack for being in the right place at the right time. A chance meeting at a party while Duvall was still in junior college led director Robert Altman to put her in the movies.
BUSINESS
July 19, 1993 | JILL BETTNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actress Shelley Duvall, whose quirky and clever "Faerie Tale Theatre" helped launch cable television and her own career as a producer of quality fare for children of all ages, has an uncanny knack for being in the right place at the right time. A chance meeting at a party while Duvall was still in junior college led director Robert Altman to put her in the movies.
BUSINESS
July 6, 1993 | JILL BETTNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actress Shelley Duvall, whose quirky and clever "Faerie Tale Theatre" helped launch cable television and her own career as a producer of quality fare for children of all ages, has an uncanny knack for being in the right place at the right time. A chance meeting at a party while Duvall was still in junior college led director Robert Altman to put her in the movies.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 24, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Ode 2 Kids: Veteran producer Lou Adler and actress Shelley Duvall have joined forces in the children's music market, with Duvall recording a four-album "Hello, I'm Shelley Duvall Collection" for Adler's new Ode 2 Kids label. The first two albums, "Merry Christmas" and "Sweet Dreams," are set for an Oct. 22 release and will be distributed by Kid Rhino.
BUSINESS
June 13, 1989
Television executive Dennis Miller has been named president and chief operating officer of Think Entertainment, a Studio City cable television production company headed by actress Shelley Duvall. Miller is the former president of Access Entertainment Group, a Studio City television distributor and producer, and was an entertainment lawyer with Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg & Phillips in West Los Angeles.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 7, 1993 | SHAUNA SNOW, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Rain Forest Concert: Sting will headline a "Children for the Rainforest" fund-raising concert at the Greek Theater May 9. Other performers include Bobby McFerrin, Shelley Duvall, Daryl Hannah, Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop, the Beakman, and "Full House" stars Mary Kate and Ashley Olson. Tickets go on sale April 17 at Ticketmaster and are $22 and $26 for adults; $12 for kids.
MAGAZINE
March 9, 1986 | MARGY ROCHLIN, Margy Rochlin is a Los Angeles-based writer
In 1980, while filming "Popeye" on the island of Malta, actress Shelley Duvall had the idea of producing a series based on classic fairy tales and using Hollywood's top actors, directors and writers. Now in its fourth season on Showtime, her "Faerie Tale Theatre"is seen worldwide and is in bimonthly rotation with her new series, "Tall Tales" Q: You once said, "Casting is the first big hurdle. If you cast it perfectly, people can't do anything wrong."
ENTERTAINMENT
April 7, 1993 | SHAUNA SNOW, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Rain Forest Concert: Sting will headline a "Children for the Rainforest" fund-raising concert at the Greek Theater May 9. Other performers include Bobby McFerrin, Shelley Duvall, Daryl Hannah, Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop, the Beakman, and "Full House" stars Mary Kate and Ashley Olson. Tickets go on sale April 17 at Ticketmaster and are $22 and $26 for adults; $12 for kids.
MAGAZINE
December 15, 1991 | MICHELE KORT, Michele Kort is the associate editor of UCLA Magazine. She writes frequently about women 's sports; her favorite fairy tale is "Peter Pan."
When I turned 18," says actress/producer Shelley Duvall, "I felt I was grown up. Then when I was 21, I reflected, 'Boy, I was just a kid then; now I'm grown up.' The same thing happened when I was 27. It wasn't until I was in my early 30s that I realized it was a futile goal to have. You're never grown up. We're all still dealing with the same hopes, same fears, same dreams that we had as children."
ENTERTAINMENT
September 24, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Ode 2 Kids: Veteran producer Lou Adler and actress Shelley Duvall have joined forces in the children's music market, with Duvall recording a four-album "Hello, I'm Shelley Duvall Collection" for Adler's new Ode 2 Kids label. The first two albums, "Merry Christmas" and "Sweet Dreams," are set for an Oct. 22 release and will be distributed by Kid Rhino.
NEWS
November 14, 1990 | BILL HIGGINS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Los Angeles Children's Theatre took two adult-size steps forward Monday night. The 2-year-old LACT presented its first award to Shelley Duvall and celebrated the company's move to a new, permanent home in the Westwood Playhouse. As the creator of cable-TV's "Faerie Tale Theatre," Duvall was honored because she "had done so much more for children's entertainment than anyone we could think of," said artistic director Patricia Gaul.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 19, 1990 | LYNNE HEFFLEY
"Mary had a little lamb, its fleece was white as snow. . . ." But Mary and the lamb grew up. Now, in a seedy mobile home, frowzy Mary drinks coffee while Lou the Lamb smokes his cigar and shadows her every move. They watch game shows--"I coulda been a contestant"--and snipe--"Lou, get your mind outta the meadow." Welcome to Shelley Duvall's celebrity-studded "Mother Goose Rock 'N Rhyme," on the Disney Channel tonight at 7, a wonderfully weird, fevered romp through the land of nursery rhymes.
BUSINESS
June 13, 1989
Television executive Dennis Miller has been named president and chief operating officer of Think Entertainment, a Studio City cable television production company headed by actress Shelley Duvall. Miller is the former president of Access Entertainment Group, a Studio City television distributor and producer, and was an entertainment lawyer with Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg & Phillips in West Los Angeles.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 19, 1990 | LYNNE HEFFLEY
"Mary had a little lamb, its fleece was white as snow. . . ." But Mary and the lamb grew up. Now, in a seedy mobile home, frowzy Mary drinks coffee while Lou the Lamb smokes his cigar and shadows her every move. They watch game shows--"I coulda been a contestant"--and snipe--"Lou, get your mind outta the meadow." Welcome to Shelley Duvall's celebrity-studded "Mother Goose Rock 'N Rhyme," on the Disney Channel tonight at 7, a wonderfully weird, fevered romp through the land of nursery rhymes.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 13, 1988 | DEBORAH CAULFIELD, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Think Entertainment, a joint venture between actress Shelley Duvall and four cable TV companies, became official this week. Duvall's company will develop, finance, produce and distribute original programming exclusively for the cable market. Duvall said Monday she will serve as chief executive officer and chairman, with financing provided by United Cable, Tele-Communications Inc., United Artists Communications and Newhouse Broadcasting.
MAGAZINE
March 9, 1986 | MARGY ROCHLIN, Margy Rochlin is a Los Angeles-based writer
In 1980, while filming "Popeye" on the island of Malta, actress Shelley Duvall had the idea of producing a series based on classic fairy tales and using Hollywood's top actors, directors and writers. Now in its fourth season on Showtime, her "Faerie Tale Theatre"is seen worldwide and is in bimonthly rotation with her new series, "Tall Tales" Q: You once said, "Casting is the first big hurdle. If you cast it perfectly, people can't do anything wrong."
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