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  • Christine Kaufmann, Austrian-born actress in ‘Town Without Pity,’ dies at 72

    03/28/2017 8:18:43 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 16 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | March 28, 2017 | Staff Reports and News Services
    Christine Kaufmann, an Austrian-born actress who became the country’s first Golden Globe winner and was married to Hollywood star Tony Curtis in the 1960s, has died. She was 72... She made her acting debut in 1952 and appeared in European films, including the Italian-made sword-and-sandal drama “The Last Days of Pompeii” (1959) opposite Steve Reeves. Her best-known film was “Town Without Pity” (1961), as a sexily precocious German girl raped by American soldiers occupying her town. Kirk Douglas portrayed the Army defense attorney...
  • TCM alert: "The Great Race" on tonight at 8:PM E.S.T.

    08/18/2013 3:28:17 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 39 replies
  • Oscar-Nominated Actor Dies At 85 (Tony Curtis)

    09/30/2010 2:31:11 AM PDT · by prisoner6 · 144 replies
    Metro Source News | 09/30/2010 | Dave Ficere
    Tony Curtis Obit URGENT >> Oscar-Nominated Actor Dies At 85 (Undated) -- Actor Tony Curtis has died at the age of 85. A representative for his daughter Jamie Lee Curtis' has confirmed the passing of the legendary actor, but no further details are available. Curtis, whose real name was Bernard Schwartz, was perhaps most known for his comedic turn in Billy Wilder's 'Some Like It Hot' with co-stars Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon.
  • Tony Curtis Blasts 'Brokeback Mountain'

    02/11/2006 2:20:27 AM PST · by AmericaUnite · 116 replies · 5,670+ views ^ | Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006 | James Hirsen
    The current batch of Oscar nominations underscores the notion that now more than ever Hollywood is out of touch with America. The simple fact that twice as many people have seen the documentary "March of the Penguins" than have seen any of the five nominations for Best Picture ("Brokeback Mountain," "Crash," "Capote," "Munich" and "Good Night, and Good Luck") drives the point home. The combined audience total for all of the Best Picture nominations is less than the number of moviegoers who flocked to see "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." Another indication of the...
  • The movie "Some Like It Hot" is airing right now on channel 13 (PBS) in New York

    11/19/2005 7:41:13 PM PST · by lowbridge · 22 replies · 508+ views

    02/13/2003 5:03:00 PM PST · by wimpycat · 74 replies · 825+ views
    WPTF 680 AM Radio | 2/13/03 | wimpycat
    I was listening to Jerry Agar's show on my way home from work today and caught Jerry's interview with actor Tony Curtis. Tony will be starring in the musical version of "Some Like it Hot", playing in Raleigh next week, so he was obviously on Jerry's show to plug his musical. (No, he won't be wearing a dress this time.) Anyway, after some little juicy tidbits of Hollywood gossip, such as Tony saying that he and Marilyn Monroe had been lovers way back when he was 23 and she was 21 and they were both trying to make it big...