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Joan Fontaine, Oscar-Winner for ‘Rebecca,’ Dies

CARMEL, Calif. (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine has died at the age of 96. Longtime friend Noel Beutel says she died in her sleep in her Carmel home...

Cinema: New Picture, Oct. 24, 1949

The Heiress (Paramount) is a handsomely mounted, sumptuously acted film about a wallflower whose only social grace is a neat hand at embroidery. Directed and...

Television: Vintage Wine

ABC's ambitious, costly (about $350,000 per hour) new dramatic series Stage 67 has been the mail-order bride of the current season—so lovely in anticipation,...

Television: The Return of Haley's Comet

ABC gears up Roots: The Next Generations Special, miniseries, big event: these are the most overused terms in television's absurd lexicon of hype. But in the...

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Photo Essays

Hollywood’s Most Famous Sibling Rivalry

For three quarters of a century, the supposed feud between sisters Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine was the stuff of tabloid dreams. Only 15 months apart,...

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