Bach Choir to give sound to silent 'Phantom'

Bach Choir to give sound to silent 'Phantom'

The Man of a Thousand Faces is best remembered for one that was hidden beneath a mask -- the one worn by "The Phantom of the Opera."

Obituary: Tony Curtis / Classy man underrated as an actor

Tony Curtis as magician and escape artist Harry Houdini in the 1953 Hollywood mo

June 3, 1925 - Sept. 29, 2010

The first time I met Tony Curtis in Los Angeles to discuss co-writinghis autobiography, I told him -- by way of clumsy introduction -- that at age 11, my best friend and I went to see his 1958 action film "The Vikings" three times in two days, adding, "We desperately wanted to BE Tony Curtis."

He nodded and replied: "So did I."

Critic Takes Gamble

Critic Takes Gamble

It's one thing for a movie critic to stick his thumb in the air, and quite another for him to put his money where his mind is.

But Barry Paris, noted film author ("Garbo") and critic for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, was so ardent in his recent four-star review of the Chinese film "King of Masks" that he is making "a first-ever-in-film-critic-history offer," he wrote in the paper.


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