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2008-12-30 23:41:23

A floating piece of U.S. cinematic history -- one of the boats used in the filming of the Oscar-winning On Golden Pond, is up for sale on eBay. As of Tuesday night, the owner, who lists the boat's location as Maple Grove, Minn., had attracted 18 bids with a high offering of $35,910.

2008-11-04 09:00:15

Film star Jane Fonda has agreed to headline a new play, marking her first appearance on the Broadway stage in 46 years, representatives for the show said.

2008-09-16 15:00:25

By JUDY HARRISON; OF THE NEWS STAFF A film is always the same. The images are burned into celluloid or locked onto a computer disc forever unchanged. A play is never the same even when the playwright's words are recited to the letter.

2008-09-15 15:00:00

By BOB KEYES At the very end of the stage version of "On Golden Pond," Norman Thayer holds his beloved wife, Ethel, close and kisses her on the lips. Willi Burke and Robert Morton Brooks play the scene naturally. Their embrace feels real, and their dreamy kiss resonates with passion.

2008-08-04 09:00:31

By SHIRA SCHOENBERG Larry Litchfield of Sanbornton held out his hand steadily as a 2 1/2-inch bug crawled across it. Two young girls squealed a loud "ewww" at the sight of the Madagascar hissing cockroach.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.