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2009-04-26 15:30:00

Artifacts being fought over by descendants of former U.S. Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles have strong historical value, an expert says. John A. Lupton, associate editor of The Papers of Abraham Lincoln project in Illinois, said Welles' connection to the late U.S.

2008-10-03 15:00:19

By DUANE DUDEK As if times weren't already scary enough -- here come the Martians. Forget the World Series. The real October classic is "The War of the Worlds," the H.G.

2008-08-14 06:00:29

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Orson Welles' film noir masterpiece celebrates a home entertainment milestone with the release of the "Touch of Evil - 50th Anniversary Edition" DVD on October 7, 2008 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

2008-08-01 12:00:47

By Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times Aug. 1--Northwest Film Forum tonight begins a three-weekend series: "The Transitional Orson Welles: Late Works and Adaptations," three films from the '60s, made in Europe during Welles' long absence from Hollywood.

2008-06-13 18:00:00

By Christopher Blank "Orson's Shadow," now onstage at Circuit Playhouse, comes on the heels of "The Compleat Stage Beauty," another play about life in the theater. Both are packed with inflated egos, barbed banter in English accents and numerous references to Shakespeare.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.