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LIZ & DICK DRAWS LACKLUSTER RATINGS

November 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

For a cable-TV movie, Liz & Dick, which aired on the Lifetime channel Sunday night, the ratings were OK — about 3.5 million viewers watched, according to Nielsen Research, making it the fourth-highest-rated movie of the year on cable. (The other three also aired on Lifetime.) But clearly, given the amount of publicity the movie […]

ELIZABETH TAYLOR DEAD AT 79

March 23, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Elizabth Taylor has died. The legendary actress and two-time Oscar winner succumbed to congestive heart failure early today (Wednesday) at age 79, with close friends and family at her side. Among them was Michael Wilding Jr. — her son by second husband Michael Wilding — who issued the following statement on behalf of the family: […]

BRITISH DIRECTOR CLIVE DONNER DEAD AT 84

September 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Director Clive Donner, whose films included The Caretaker, Nothing but the Best, and What’s New Pussycat?, has died in London at age 84. In its obituary, the New York Times observed that Donner got his start as a director to be reckoned with in 1963 with the film version of Harold Pinter’s play The Caretaker, […]