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Entertainment reporter Bob Thomas dead at 94

LOS ANGELES, March 14 (UPI) -- Reporter Bob Thomas, who spent more than 60 years covering the entertainment beat for the Associated press, has died at his Los Angeles home. He was 92.
'Brady Bunch' reunion planned for 'The Talk'

'Brady Bunch' reunion planned for 'The Talk'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The cast of "The Brady Bunch" will celebrate the 80th birthday of the classic sitcom's matriarch Florence Henderson on "The Talk" in Los Angeles, CBS said.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013.
By United Press International
Maltese Falcon statuette sold at auction

Maltese Falcon statuette sold at auction

Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The Maltese Falcon statue made famous in the film of the same name was sold for a record $4 million at auction Monday as part of a sale of famous movie props.
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Wright likens 'Broken City' co-star Wahlberg to Bogart

Wright likens 'Broken City' co-star Wahlberg to Bogart

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Actor Jeffrey Wright has likened his "Broken City" co-star Mark Wahlberg to beloved Hollywood icon Humphrey Bogart.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.
By United Press International
Bogart estate sues Burberry over ads

Bogart estate sues Burberry over ads

LOS ANGELES, May 3 (UPI) -- Humphrey Bogart's estate says it is suing Burberry for the alleged unauthorized commercial use of the late U.S. actor's image in an international ad campaign.
'Casablanca' returning to the big screen

'Casablanca' returning to the big screen

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- "Casablanca" is returning to 450 U.S. theaters this month to mark the screen classic's 70th anniversary, organizers of the screenings said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011.
By United Press International
'Deadline USA' voted best newspaper film

'Deadline USA' voted best newspaper film

NEW YORK, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- The 1952 Hollywood classic "Deadline USA" has been voted the best newspaper movie of all time by readers who responded to an Editor & Publisher poll.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008.
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Bacall draws attention with outfit

NEW YORK, March 29 (UPI) -- Octogenarian U.S. actress Lauren Bacall drew her fair share of attention at a recent New York event with her cleavage-baring outfit.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2007.
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Book lists 'Kane' as world's No. 1 movie

RENO, Nev., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- A new U.S. book on world cinema, "99 Remarkable Films of the World," lists Orson Welles' 1941 masterpiece, "Citizen Kane," as the No. 1 movie of all time.

Ratner, Tucker may make 'Sinatra' pic

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- "Rush Hour" collaborators Brett Ratner and Chris Tucker may make "Mr. S: My Life With Frank Sinatra" their next Hollywood project.

Actor to take rap-themed novel to screen

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Veteran Hollywood actor Blair Underwood announced he is taking a rap-themed novel to the big screen and will play the lead.

Clive Owen to play Philip Marlowe in film

NEW YORK, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- British actor Clive Owen admits he is a bit intimidated by the idea of playing legendary private eye Philip Marlowe on film.

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Pigeons sought in Maltese Falcon theft

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- "There's only one Maltese Falcon," said Sydney Greenstreet, but the replica stolen from a San Francisco joint is as valuable to its owner as the real deal.

Marlowe film may reunite actor, producer

LONDON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Producer Mark Abraham said he asked British actor Clive Owen to portray fictional American detective Philip Marlowe in a film project.

Screenwriter A.I. Bezzerides dies at 98

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Novelist and screenwriter A.I. Bezzerides, known for films like "Kiss Me Deadly" and "Thieves Highway," has died in California at the age of 98.

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UPI almanac for Monday, Dec. 25, 2006.
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Bogie gets his own New York street

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) -- Humphrey Bogart's widow and son were on hand Friday when the film great's childhood New York block was officially named after him.

Warner Bros. director Vincent Sherman dies

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 20 (UPI) -- Vincent Sherman, whose film directing career began in 1939 at Warner Bros. in Hollywood, Calif., and who made 30 movies and television shows, has died at 99. Sherman died Sunday at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, the Los Ange

David Schwimmer to make Broadway debut

NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- "Friends" star David Schwimmer is making his Broadway debut in a revival of Herman Wouk's "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial."
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