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March 4, 2014 | By Bob Pool
There was a 69-year gap between the time that Stanley Rubin enrolled at UCLA in hopes of launching a writing career and 2006, when he actually graduated. And during that seven-decade break in schooling, the prolific film and television writer and producer left his mark at nearly every studio in Hollywood, helped run the Writers Guild and Producers Guild and took home one of the first Emmys ever awarded. Rubin, 96, died Sunday in his sleep at his home above the Sunset Strip, said actress Kathleen Hughes , his wife of 59 years.
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March 4, 2014 | By Bob Pool
There was a 69-year gap between the time that Stanley Rubin enrolled at UCLA in hopes of launching a writing career and 2006, when he actually graduated. And during that seven-decade break in schooling, the prolific film and television writer and producer left his mark at nearly every studio in Hollywood, helped run the Writers Guild and Producers Guild and took home one of the first Emmys ever awarded. Rubin, 96, died Sunday in his sleep at his home above the Sunset Strip, said actress Kathleen Hughes , his wife of 59 years.
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March 27, 2006 | Bob Pool, Times Staff Writer
The man down front with the booming voice always seemed to have something interesting to say about television's old days. So students in the UCLA class on TV history knew what to do. On the laptop computers they were using to take notes at the School of Theater, Film and Television auditorium, they Googled the name Stanley Rubin. That's when they discovered that their classmate was a Hollywood pioneer who more than half a century ago won TV's first Emmy.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 2006 | Bob Pool, Times Staff Writer
The man down front with the booming voice always seemed to have something interesting to say about television's old days. So students in the UCLA class on TV history knew what to do. On the laptop computers they were using to take notes at the School of Theater, Film and Television auditorium, they Googled the name Stanley Rubin. That's when they discovered that their classmate was a Hollywood pioneer who more than half a century ago won TV's first Emmy.
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October 16, 1998
Re "Patients Are the Losers When Medical Practice Is Free of Liability," Commentary, Oct. 9: I don't want to defend managed care, only common sense. Linda Peeno states, "Surgery would do no good," yet she "argued against this kind of thinking." It is unnecessary surgery, in part, that has led to the need for managed care. STANLEY RUBIN MD Orange
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June 30, 1985 | JERRY CROWE, Times Staff Writer
A catering truck is dispensing soda pop and tacos behind home plate. A young boy is making his way through the stands, raffling off a bottle of brandy. Under the trees on the hill in right field, a family is resting on a blanket. It's the sixth inning of a muni-league baseball game at Hazard Park in Boyle Heights. Suddenly, the serenity is broken momentarily by the commotion on the field. The team at bat is accusing the opposing pitcher of throwing spitballs.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 27, 2005 | Susan King, Times Staff Writer
During World War II, hundreds of actors (including Ronald Reagan), directors, producers, writers, editors, cameramen, makeup artists and even musicians enlisted in the Army Air Force found themselves stationed not in the European front or the Pacific theater but at the old Hal Roach Studios in Culver City. As members of the First Motion Picture Unit, these soldiers contributed to the war effort by making more than 400 training films and documentaries. Friday at Warner Bros.
NEWS
March 15, 1985
Newport Beach retailer Amen Wardy, the man with a giant flair for fashion, will stage a fashion extravaganza for the April 17 membership luncheon hosted by the Women's Guild of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Delighted with Wardy's participation, guild president Pat Mendel is calling the event "April With Amen."
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November 25, 2012 | Valerie J. Nelson
Using a newly developed editing machine that he dubbed the "three-headed monster," Dann Cahn pioneered multi-camera editing on sitcoms in the 1950s while helping to craft a classic, "I Love Lucy. " "Lucy" broke ground in television by employing three cameras instead of one for filming, a then-novel system that allowed an episode to be filmed as though it were a stage play -- continuously and in sequence. But the abundance of footage overwhelmed editors, who quickly sought out a cutting-edge contraption that was being created for the game show "Truth or Consequences," Cahn later recalled.
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January 23, 2007 | Susan King, Times Staff Writer
Twenty years ago, Kevin Costner portrayed the young G-man Eliot Ness who received guidance from an older, wiser Chicago cop played by Sean Connery in "The Untouchables." Now Costner is the paternal figure in the action-drama "The Guardian" (Touchstone, $30). As an experienced Coast Guard rescue diver, Costner takes a young recruit (Ashton Kutcher) under his wing. It's predictable, but rescue sequences are effective. Andrew Davis directed.
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June 5, 1985 | JACK SMITH
Stories about any particular outfit in World War II always bring letters from veterans who were in that outfit, and remember it fondly, now that time has washed out the hardship and boredom and bitterness. Even my tales of Ronald Reagan's old outfit, the First Motion Picture Unit (FMPU), which was headquartered in the Hal Roach Studios in Culver City (Ft. Roach), have brought forth memories of that storied outpost.
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