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"Heeeere's Johnny!" Wes Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: July 2002
Forty years ago, Johnny Carson moved into America's living rooms and bedrooms as the host of NBC's "The Tonight Show."
 
"I Love Lucy" Turns 50 Wes Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: September 2001
The show's impact is evidenced by the fact that, in 1953, "67% of American homes tuned in every Monday night--a figure which probably never again will be approached (for a season), given the multitude of channels now available."
 
"Take Me Out to the Ball Game": The First Century of Baseball's Enduring Anthem Andy Strasberg , Bob Thompson , Andy Wiles
Category: Entertainment Published: July 2008
The Chicago Cubs were reigning world champions; John McGraw was in the early stages of his three-decades-long stint as manager of the New York Giants; Teddy Roosevelt occupied the White House; and the national pastime had a new song to call its own.
 
"The Honeymooners" Turns 50 Wes Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2001
A half-century after they first arrived on TV screens, Ralph and Alice Kramden and Ed Norton continue to delight audiences on countless late-night reruns.
 
All That Jazz
Category: Entertainment Published: March 2016
"Jazz singers interpret a wide rane of material, including torch songs, novelty and dance tunes, and standards borrowed from film, Broadway shows, Tin Pan Alley, the blues, and other genres."
 
Answering the Call of the Great Stage Brooke Averi , Elizabeth Bork , Alyssa Lemons
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2014
Being a Rockette has fulfilled all of the idealistic views of beauty, glamour, determination, and strength that we had envisioned growing up, but we have discovered that the most rewarding parts go beyond that.
 
Audience to Go Wild at "Madasgascar Live"
News View Category: Entertainment Published: April 2011
 
Aussie Phemon Rolls with the Rockettes Sophie Holloway
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2015
"Coming from Down Under at the tender age of 20, she landed on the Great Stage, performing in the "Radio City Christmas Spectacular."
 
Broadway: The Great American Musical Michael Kantor
Category: Entertainment Published: September 2004
". . . The musical theater pieces staged in these few blocks have mirrored nearly every social phenomenon that ever has swept the nation. . . . No matter what is happening in America, it is reflected back in the stories acted out upon those stages."
 
Bruce Springsteen: Troubadour of the Highway
News View Category: Entertainment Published: August 2004
 
Building a DVD Library--the MGM Way Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: July 2003
Oscar winners, drama, comedy, westerns, and a handful of British films combine to delight movie buffs.
 
Building a DVD Library--The Paramount Way Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2003
Almost two dozen Academy Award winners, literary adaptations, comedies, crime films, sports movies, and musicals can provide hours of entertainment during the coming winter months.
 
Building a DVD Library--the Warner Way Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: March 2003
The Warner Home Video backlist, with more than a dozen of the American Film Institute's 100 Best American films, is a treasure trove for collectors.
 
Bunny to Buster: Beyond Just Bookends to Silent Film Comedy Wes D. Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: September 2016
"While [John] Bunny helped inaugurate the silent screen clown, Buster Keaton later became the only real artistic rival to Charlie Chaplin's alter ego Tramp."
 
Classics, Sequels, Noir, and Guilty Pleasures Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: January 2002
Recent DVD releases contain something for every taste.
 
Conservative Values Are Movie Staples
News View Category: Entertainment Published: April 2014
 
Discover Your Inner "Elf"
News View Category: Entertainment Published: December 2015
 
Disney Princesses on Ice Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Entertainment Published: March 2006
Seven timeless fairy tales unfold in all their glory during this unforgettable royal skating extravaganza.
 
DVD Delight: Movie Madness for the Living Room Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: May 2004
From Clark Gable and James Stewart to Robert De Niro and Tom Cruise, from merry olde England to modern America, here are over 20 films worth watching.
 
Examining the Allure of the Antihero
News View Category: Entertainment Published: August 2017
 
Frank Capra and the Image of Journalists in American Film Joe Saltzman
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2002
"From the beginning, [he] had an intimate relationship with newspapers."
 
Getting Serious Wes D. Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: January 2009
". . . The strongest argument for letting comedians play darker parts is that, despite the stereotype concerning tragedy's superiority, many would argue that comedy is more significant."
 
Golden Newbies, Golden Oldies Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: January 2003
Will some of 2002's smash hits receive the same long-lasting acclaim as a number of Hollywood classics being reissued in DVD format?
 
Gun Use in PG-13 Movies Way Up
News View Category: Entertainment Published: December 2013
 
Heart and Lights
Category: Entertainment Published: March 2014
This production has been more than five years in the making. Our goal is to capture the energy and passion of New York and put it on the Great Stage of Radio City.
 
High School Musical: The Ice Tour Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2007
We're all in this together as the Disney megahit makes the seamless transition from the small screen to a large arena ice surface.
 
Hollywood Hits a Homer: A Bonanza of Baseball Movies Wes Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: March 2001
Warm up for the new season with more than a century's worth of ballpark films.
 
Hollywood's Dilemma About Posthumous Releases Wes Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: May 2003
Audiences' reactions to films distributed after the death of their stars have reflected mixed results.
 
Icons of Rock 'n' Roll Gabrielle A. Abbott
Category: Entertainment Published: May 2001
Linda McCartney's "often-unposed portraits of the greats of the music scene capture the spirit not only of her subjects, but of an era."
 
Inflation, Animation, Imagination, and Exploitation Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: March 2002
A bloated Brando, outstanding computer-generated imagery, four decades of family favorites, and a shocking French film fill DVD shelfs.
 
James Dean: 50 Years After his Death Wes D. Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: May 2005
The actor "was not the aimless angst-ridden youth he played in the movies. . . . He was not that suffering, rudderless figure in real life."
 
Join the "Bellobration" Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Entertainment Published: May 2007
This year's circus truly is a clown's delight.
 
Kicking Up a Storm in 3D Hannah Sides , Karen Keeler
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2011
Rooted in tradition, the Radio City "Christmas Spectacular" has impressed audiences for almost 80 years, and this year's transformation is sure to surpass all expectations.
 
M*A*S*H Turns 30 Wes Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: September 2002
The TV series' dark comedy was a paean to the ludicrousness of war.
 
Magical Movie Ad-Libs Wes Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: January 2001
In 10 notable films, an improvisation added unexpected spice to the script.
 
Opera Before Instagram
Category: Entertainment Published: January 2017
"The label information in the exhibition is drawn from [critic Charles] Jahant's owbn writings. They capture his personal, and sometimes quirky, descriptions of opera singers just as he might have presented them on social media."
 
Patience Pays Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: July 2002
The movies you meant to see in 2001 are finally out on DVD.
 
Peter Pan Still Soaring Higher Than Ever
News View Category: Entertainment Published: December 2011
 
Putting The Greatest Show On Eart "Over the Top" Nicole Feld
Category: Entertainment Published: May 2008
"At Ringling Bros., you expect to see incredible artists, magnificent animals, and high-quality entertainment, but we strive to deliver on the expectation of the 'unexpected' and to surprise even the most precocious pre-teen."
 
Rock & Roll Can Never Die
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2016
"Recognized as one of the most influential concert promoters in history, [Bill] Graham…played a pivotal role in the careers of many iconic artists, including the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Fleetwood Mac,…"
 
Rockettes Jennifer Fiandt , Ashley Ayer , Katie Drablos
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2010
"We share a bond and understanding that remind me each day just how lucky I am to be part of this special sisterhood."
 
Satirical News Has Serious Political Effects
News View Category: Entertainment Published: April 2017
 
Screwballs of the Silver Screen: A Treasured Comedy Genre Turns 70 Wes Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: March 2004
The 1934 releases of "It Happened One Night" and "Twentieth Century" launched Hollywood into an era of madcap zaniness that endures to this day.
 
Searching for Thrills--While Staying Safe--at Theme Parks Pete Trabucco
Category: Entertainment Published: May 2016
"You have a one in 100,000,000 chance of dying on a thrill ride, so have fun and enjoy yourself. You most likely will walk off the ride unscathed and maybe even want to ride again."
 
Sets Appeal Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2001
Boxed DVD collections of their favorite movie series or TV shows make ideal gifts for film buffs.
 
Show Business! Irving Berlin's Broadway
News View Category: Entertainment Published: August 2006
 
Something Old, Something New, Something Boxed, Something Blue Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: May 2003
Spanning 94 years, from 1909 to 2003, there are DVDs that will appeal to collectors and movie fans alike
 
Teaming Up to Be Funny Wes D. Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2016
The gang's all here: Laurel and Hardy, the Marx Brothers, Abbott and Costello, The Three Stooges, Hope and Crosby, and Martin and Lewis."
 
The Big Top Remains the Greatest Show on Earth Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Entertainment Published: July 2006
The 136th edition from Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey features the most profound changes in more than half a century as the circus has taken on a whole new look.
 
The Boss Comes Back to the "Streets of Philadelphia"
News View Category: Entertainment Published: April 2012
 
The Joy of Sets Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2002
DVDs make ideal holiday gifts for film buffs, and there is a wide range of boxed sets out there to choose from.
 
The Miracle Behind "The Miracle" Wes D. Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: January 2015
Preston Sturges always was predisposed to skewering Populist films--and there is no better example than "The Miracle of Morgan's Creek."
 
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year Nicole Schuman
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2016
"From my early years of ginat garland wreaths and wooden candy canes, to the GPS-enabled snowflakes and life-sized double-decker bus currently in the show, the 'Christmas Spectacular' has innovated continuously…"
 
The Soft Warrior Spreads Her Wings Susan SurfTone
Category: Entertainment Published: September 2017
Dilee is never afraid to try something different, cross genres, or take things over the edge, and that's always fun. No boundaries or boxes.
 
The Tramp's Influence on Television Wes D. Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: July 2015
"… Three of [TV's] iconic figures (Lucille Ball, Red Skelton, and Dick Van Dyke) have character-defining material drawn directly from 'Modern Times.'"
 
The Truth About the Sleuth Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Entertainment Published: January 2005
Forget Hollywood's myriad misrepresentations concerning the great detective. The genuine Sherlock Holmes is alive and well on DVD. Quick, the game is afoot!
 
Trust Me Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: September 2002
An assortment of DVDs, ranging from the latest Academy Award winners to a half-century-old western classic, have one thing in common--they're well worth going out of your way to see.
 
War on Terror Hits Crime Shows
News View Category: Entertainment Published: April 2004
 
We Loved Them: Yeah, Yeah, Yeah Candy Leonard
Category: Entertainment Published: March 2015
"Wonder about whether anything like the Beatles can happen again and will continue because there is something awesome, in the true sense of the word, about their music, story, and enduring impact."
 
Welcoming the Most Famous Reindeer of All
News View Category: Entertainment Published: December 2016
 
Whistle While You Work Steve Herbst
Category: Entertainment Published: September 2005
". . . Everybody could enjoy and benefit from whistling, yet hardly anybody does; while many instruments enjoy prominence and acceptance with bands and orchestras around the globe, the human whistle is ignored."
 
You Can't Spell Oscar Without DVD Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: September 2001
As DVDs take over more and more of the home video market, Academy Award-winners are pouring out of movie studios' vaults, enabling viewers to build extensive libraries of film classics.
 
You Can't Spell Oscar Without DVD: Part II Robert S. Rothenberg
Category: Entertainment Published: May 2002
From 1940's "Rebecca" to 1997's "Titanic," these 19 DVDs represent a cavalcade of Academy Award winners.
 
Zing, Zang, Zoom Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Entertainment Published: May 2009
Elephants vanish into thin air and tigers disappear right before your eyes in this year's "illusionary" edition of The Greatest Show on Earth.