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'Golden Girls' star Getty dead at 84

LOS ANGELES, July 22 (UPI) -- Estelle Getty, the actress who played Sophia on the classic U.S. sit-com "The Golden Girls," died Tuesday at her home in Los Angeles, her caregiver said.

'House' role brings OBE home for Laurie

LONDON, May 23 (UPI) -- British actor Hugh Laurie had to find success in the U.S. TV medical drama "House" to garner an Order of the British Empire award in his home country.

Stuart Little leads at Madrid

MADRID, April 27 (UPI) -- England's Stuart Little Friday shot 3-under-par 69 to lead the suspended second round of the European Tour's Spanish Open at Madrid.

'Mr. Peabody' to get the star treatment

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- DreamWorks Animation has tapped "The Lion King" director Rob Minkoff to bring the classic "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" cartoon to the silver screen.

Webster takes 1-stroke lead in Italy golf

MILAN, Italy, May 7 (UPI) -- Steve Webster of England shot a 6-under-par 66 and took a one-shot lead in the Italian Open Saturday over countryman Richard Finch.

Broadhurst, Filipe-Lima lead in Portugal

CASCAIS, Portugal, April 1 (UPI) -- Paul Broadhurst and Jose Filipe-Lima finished the second round at 8-under-par 134 Friday and shared the lead in the Estoril Open de Portugal.

Outkast's Andre in 'Charlotte's Web'

MELBOURNE, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Outkast's Andre 3000 will voice the part of a crow in a live action/animated adaptation of "Charlotte's Web."

Three share lead in English golf event

MILTON KEYNES, England, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Jose Manuel Lara, Graeme McDowell and Nick O'Hern shared the lead at 5-under-par 67 in the Heritage golf tournament in England.

Tilly over the moon for cow role

Actress Jennifer Tilly says she was over the moon to lend her voice to an animated cow in the upcoming Disney film "Home on the Range."

Country Music News

Ralph Stanley born in Stratton, Va., 1927. Faron Young born in Shreveport, La., 1932.
DICK KELSEY, United Press International

Hollywood Analysis: Nepotism a problem?

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Some critics are alarmed by what appears to be increasing nepotism in politics, but wait until they get a load of what's going on in show business.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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Hollywood Digest

SEVENTEEN MOVIES UP FOR ANIMATED FEATURE ORSCAR
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

2002 Yearend: Movies' fantastic year

(Part of UPI's Special Report reviewing 2002 and previewing 2003)
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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What's new in the world of home entertainment.
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Stuart Little
NYP2001051005 - 10 MAY 2001- NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Actress Geena Davis takes time off from the filming of Stuart Little 2 to dedicate a bench in New York Central Park to Stuart Little author E.B. White May 10, 2001. rlw/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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Published in 1945, Stuart Little was E. B. White's first children's story. It is the tale of a young New Yorker named Stuart Little who had the "shy, pleasant manner of a mouse" and in fact, is an actual mouse.

In 2005 a hardbound edition of the book was published to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the first edition of Stuart Little.

According to White, the idea for this story came while he was sleeping on the train. The reason for the book's abrupt ending was White's hypochondria. He thought he was going to die soon, so he ended the book in order to get it published before his death. White lived another 40 years after the book's publication.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Stuart Little."
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