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  1. Why Hollywood Owes a Debt of Gratitude to Gore Vidal (Appreciation)

    5:22 pm 8/9/2012

    Adapting Tennessee Williams' "Suddenly, Last Summer" for the screen, he slyly defied both the Production Code and the Catholic Church, showing other writers they didn't have to bowdlerize their work.Read more

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  2. Dale Olson, Veteran Hollywood Publicist, Dies at 78

    10:35 am 8/9/2012

    UPDATED: He represented Rock Hudson during the actor’s public battle fighting AIDS in the mid-'80s.Read more

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  3. Former Fox Executive Breena Camden Dies of Breast Cancer at 49

    12:12 pm 8/8/2012

    The executive worked in marketing and publicity for the studio and its Fox Searchlight division on such films as "Sideways" and "28 Days Later."Read more

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  4. Anna Piaggi, Italian Writer and Style Icon, Dies at 81

    3:06 pm 8/7/2012

    The woman Manolo Blahnik called "the world's last great authority on frocks" is best known for her collection of 2,865 dresses and 265 pairs of shoes, some of which she designed herself.Read more

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  5. TV Writer and Producer Mary Hanes Dies at 59

    1:58 pm 8/7/2012

    Her credits include “Make It or Break It” for ABC Family, “Hope Island” and “Doc.”Read more

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  6. Oscar-Winning Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dies at 68

    7:26 am 8/7/2012

    The man behind the music of "The Way We Were," "The Sting" and "A Chorus Line" died suddenly in Los Angeles.Read more

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  7. Robert Hughes, Renowned Art Critic and Author, Dies at 74

    9:58 pm 8/6/2012

    He worked for Time magazine for more than three decades but was best known for his best-selling book "The Fatal Shore," about Australia.Read more

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  8. ASCAP Executive Chris Amenita Dies at 55

    4:10 pm 8/6/2012

    The performing rights group's senior vp broadcast operations and new media licensing had worked there for 27 years.Read more

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  9. Mexican Icon Chavela Vargas, Famed 'Ranchera' Singer Who Defied Stereotypes, Dies at 93

    8:44 pm 8/5/2012

    Vargas, who recorded 80 albums, appeared in "Frida," about her friend Frida Kahlo, and her music was featured in many of Pedro Almodovar's films.Read more

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  10. Joan Stein, Tony-Winning Producer, Dies at 59

    6:06 pm 8/3/2012

    She partnered with Steve Martin on "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" and in a television production company.Read more

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