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Eleanor Parker, 'Sound of Music' star, dies at 91

Eleanor Parker, 'Sound of Music' star, dies at 91

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Actress Eleanor Parker has died of complications from pneumonia at a medical facility near her home in Palm Springs, Calif., the Hollywood Reporter said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.
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Stromboli island volcano still erupting

STROMBOLI, Italy, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Experts said a volcano on the island of Stromboli in Italy was still erupting and spewing lava Friday, with no signs of stopping.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.
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'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 Friday, Aug. 29, 2008.
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Romanov mystery finally solved

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- All of Tsar's Nicholas II's children died with him 90 years ago: Now it's official.
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Joy Page, actress in 'Casablanca,' dies

LOS ANGELES, April 24 (UPI) -- Joy Page, who played a Romanian refugee in "Casablanca" against the wishes of her stepfather, Jack Warner of Warner Bros., has died in Los Angeles.

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.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007.
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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.

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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2006 with 124 to follow.
By United Press International

Rossellini answers parental questions

NEW YORK, July 16 (UPI) -- Actress Isabella Rossellini says U.S. actress Julia Roberts is the "closest" likely "heiress" to Rossellini's mother, screen legend Ingrid Bergman.

Italy buries superstar Alida Valli in Rome

ROME, April 24 (UPI) -- Italian screen star Alida Valli, best known for her role in the 1947 Alfred Hitchcock thriller, "The Paradine Case," was buried in Rome Monday.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2005 with 124 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 29, the 242nd day of 2004 with 124 to follow.
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Analysis: 'The Thorn Birds' fly again

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- The new DVD release of the landmark TV series "The Thorn Birds" serves as a reminder of how far TV has come -- or how far it is fallen, depending on your point
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Isabella Rosselini set for stage debut

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Isabella Rossellini will make her New York stage debut in a new Terrence McNally play, "The Stendhal Syndrome," scheduled to open off-Broadway Feb. 1.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 29, the 241st day of 2003 with 124 to follow.
By United Press International

Timeless 'Casablanca' turns 60 with DVD

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The new 60th anniversary DVD edition of "Casablanca" is loaded with bonus material, but the movie itself remains the primary attraction.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Professor: Media love sex scandals

MUNCIE, Ind., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A professor of public relations at Ball State University in Indiana says reporters love a sex scandal, like the one in which Kobe Bryant is currently involved.

Katharine Hepburn was all-time Oscar champ

LOS ANGELES, June 30 (UPI) -- From her Hollywood debut in the 1932 drama, "A Bill of Divorcement," to her final big-screen performance in the 1994 romantic melodrama, "Love Affair," Katharin
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Analysis: A Hollywood 'Gentleman'

LOS ANGELES, June 12 (UPI) -- Gregory Peck, the Oscar-winning actor who died at 87 on Thursday, may have played a bad guy a few times, but he was a quintessential Hollywood good guy.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

'Chicago' scores 13 Oscar nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- "Chicago" had 13 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, as nominees were announced in Beverly Hills Tuesday for the 75th Academy Awards.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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