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THE OSCARS GO TO …?
A judge ruled Monday that a jury should decide whether silent film star Mary Pickford signed away rights to sell two Oscars she was awarded. Three women who inherited the statuettes and a third one awarded to Pickford’s former husband Charles “Buddy” Rogers had hoped to win a dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Academy is seeking to block the public sale of the statuettes.
DINARD DOES HUDSON
The 19th annual Dinard Festival of British Film will open Oct. 2 with the 1999 movie “My Life So Far,” part of a tribute to director Hugh Hudson. Hudson is due in the French beach resort town to introduce a retrospective of his films, including “Chariots of Fire.”
The Stockholm City Council has named a street and a square in the city after Ingmar Bergman. Vice Mayor Mikael Soderlund on Monday dedicated a square near the Swedish city’s Royal Dramatic Theatre as Ingmar Bergman’s Plats. Part of an adjoining road, Smalandsgatan, was named Ingmar Bergman Street.
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