Archive for February, 2011

Parallel Language Films at Hollywood Heritage

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011





J. Paul Getty III Obituary

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011


J. Paul Getty III dies at 54; scion of oil dynasty



J. Paul Getty III was kidnapped in Italy in 1973. The kidnappers severed his ear and sent it to Getty’s father and grandfather as proof. His grandfather then paid $2.2 million. Getty was incapacitated by a stroke in 1981.


By Elaine Woo
Los Angeles Times
February 7, 2011


 J. Paul Getty III, a scion of the Getty oil dynasty whose tragedies — mutilation by kidnappers in the early 1970s and an incapacitating, drug-induced stroke in the 1980s — brought into high relief the dysfunctional relations that beset his famously wealthy family, has died in Buckinghamshire, England. He was 54.


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Ronald Reagan’s 100th Birthday

Sunday, February 6th, 2011


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Adam Sandler gets his Star!

Friday, February 4th, 2011


Adam Sandler gets Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame




Adam Sandler is now officially a Hollywood star! He just received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the West Hollywood Hotel.


Adam Sandler officially has star #2431 and was presented the honor by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce CEO, Leron Gubler and guest speaker Henry Winkler. Sandler’s daughters and wife were with Sandler for the honor. His daughters Sadie and Sunny interrupted him multiple times saying, “I love you daddy.” The interruptions sparked Sandler to joke, “Let’s here it for my kids, who are now showing that I cannot control them.”



Maria Schneider Obituary

Friday, February 4th, 2011


Maria Schneider dies at 58; actress in ‘Last Tango in Paris’



‘Last Tango in Paris’ is considered a classic, but it also included notorious sex scenes. In her later years, Maria Schneider expressed regret about appearing in the film, saying ‘I felt a little raped’ by costar Marlon Brando and director Bernardo Bertolucci.


By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
February 4, 2011


Maria Schneider, the French actress who appeared opposite Marlon Brando in “Last Tango in Paris,” the 1972 movie whose strong sexual content stirred international controversy, has died. She was 58.


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