Famed director Sidney Lumet, who gave us the true grit of Twelve Angry Men, Dog Day Afternoon, and Network, was memorialized at Alice Tully yesterday afternoon.
Daughter Jenny Lumet MC'd the event, bringing out the speakers and smilingly announcing, "No matter how esteemed they are, they get ... More >>
Sidney Lumet, the acclaimed director of such classics as Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon and Network, died this morning in New York at the age of 86. His stepdaughter, Leslie Gimbel, told the New York Times that the cause was lymphoma. His filmmaking career was bookended by 1957's 12 Angry Men and ... More >>
Freckle-faced beauty Elizabeth Hartman debuted in 1965's A Patch of Blue, earning an Oscar nomination as the blind girl who's tortured by her mother (Shelley Winters) but learns about the brighter side of human nature when she's befriended by the nice black man in the park, Sidney Poitier.
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His name was Jean Sorel, and in fact it still is. The Frenchman is 75 and keeps on working.
But Sorel's heyday was the '60s and '70s, when his dreamy features and glossy, immovable hair filled the screen in Sidney Lumet's fiery A View From The Bridge, Bunuel's wry classic Belle De Jour, and ... More >>
She was such a fine actress and esteemed wit--one of those people you wanted to have around forever, to elevate the culture just by entering a room.
Finding her own niche within one of the most illustrious acting dynasties of all time, Lynn exploded in 1967's Georgy Girl, in which she was th ... More >>