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"Public Enemies" starring Johnny Depp as John Dillinger in the 2008 Universal Pictures film starred Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland residents for onscreen roles.
Jerry Maren, who played a Munchkin member of The Lollipop Guild, in the 1939 classic MGM film "The Wizard of Oz."
Actress Zelda Rubinstein
Two local teachers’ associations are joining efforts to promote the cause of public education with a viewing of an award-winning documentary.
Chicago actress Callie Johnson is used to the scary feeling that happens when performing live before an audience.
Actress Joan Crawford, center, gives a party on the film set of "The Caretakers" for the crew and cast on her final day of shooting July 16, 1962. From left are actress Constance Ford with Crawford and co-star Polly Bergen.
The Marx Brothers' "A Day at the Races" was a hit film for 1937, featuring the funny trio "horsing around."
Bette Davis, Jack Warner, Joan Crawford and Robert Aldrich pose for reporters and photographers in "the trophy room" on the Warner Bros. Studios lot in Los Angeles on July 18, 1962, just days before the start of filming for "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?"
Opening in Chicago Aug. 29, 2014, "Yves Saint Laurent" follows the designer as he attempts to democratise fashion against the backdrop of Sixties' liberation, battling his personal demons to build an empire that would be renowned for liberating women all over the world. Directed by Jalil Les…
The promotional film trailer for the 1969 20th Century Fox movie "100 Rifles" starring Burt Reynolds, Raquel Welch, Jim Brown and Fernando Lamas.
Actor Burt Reynolds is shown in a publicity photo for the 20th Century Fox 1969 film "100 Rifles," which also starred Raquel Welch and Fernando Lamas and was filmed on location in Spain.
Father and Son Life Lessons: New book and local signing event highlight Polish family life with a father's strict guidance
Early on, in his new 176-page paperback book of his childhood stories, author Richard Post, who was raised in the Polish neighborhood of Chicago known as "Goose Island" during the 1940s and 1950s, shares a vivid story about the importance his father placed on discipline:
MUNSTER | The Thomas Cellini Huntington's Foundation presents "Alive & Well," a documentary film from 2 to 4 p.m. today at Southside Christian Church, 1000 Broadmoor Ave.
From left, Kaylah Bankhead, 9, Terell Farmer, 4, Martez Bankhead, 7, Isaiah Thomas, 3, and Yesenia Thomas, 6, watch the movie "Frozen" on Friday at Drive-In Movies by the Lake at Marquette Park in Gary.
Jennie Rudderham, Morgan Nunan, and their son, Oscar Rudderham, 2, watch the movie "Frozen" on Friday at Drive-In Movies by the Lake at Marquette Park in Gary.
People watch the movie "Frozen" at Drive-In Movies by the Lake at Marquette Park in Gary.
From left, Stephanie Pulido, Carolyn Shotwell, Pulido's daughter Amyah Thomas, and Tamye Bankhead talk before the start of the film Friday.
Yesenia Thomas, 6, and her brother Isaiah Thomas, 3, dance as they wait for the start of the movie at Drive-In Movies by the Lake at Marquette Park in Gary.
Margaret Scissom and Theron Scissom eat dinner as they wait for a movie to start Friday night at Marquette Park in Gary.
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