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Batgirl Yvonne Craig Dies: 'Star Trek' Villainess, Elvis Presley Movies

Batgirl Yvonne Craig: Barbara Gordon in cult TV series. Batgirl Yvonne Craig dead at 78: Also featured in 'Star Trek' episode, Elvis Presley movies Yvonne Craig, best known as Batgirl in the 1960s television series Batman, died of complications from breast cancer on Monday, Aug. 17, '15, at her home in Pacific Palisades, in the Los Angeles Westside. Craig (born May 16, 1937, in Taylorville, Illinois) had been undergoing chemotherapy for two years; she was 78. Beginning (and ending) in the final season of Batman (1967-1968), Yvonne Craig played both Commissioner Gordon's librarian daughter Barbara Gordon and her alter ego, the spunky Batgirl – armed with a laser-beaming electric make-up kit “which will destroy anything.” Unlike semi-villainess Catwoman (Julie Newmar), […]


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Batgirl Yvonne Craig Dies: 'Star Trek' Villainess, Elvis Presley Movies



Lizabeth Scott Dead at 92: Film Noir Star & Elvis Presley Leading Lady

Lizabeth Scott dead at 92: Film noir star of the '40s and '50s Lizabeth Scott, a Paramount star in the 1940s usually cast as film noir heroines, died of congestive heart failure on Jan. 31, 2015, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Scott, born (as Emma Matzo) on Sept. 29, 1922, was 92. (See also: Lizabeth Scott http://www.altfg.com/film/ann-blyth-lizabeth-scott/photo at recent The Strange Love of Martha Ivers screening.) Among the two dozen film featuring Lizabeth Scott – whose hair-style and husky line delivery were clearly inspired by Paramount's own Veronica Lake (along with Warner Bros.' Lauren Bacall) – were the following: John Farrow's You Came Along (1945), with Robert Cummings. Lewis Milestone's The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946), with […]


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Lizabeth Scott Dead at 92: Film Noir Star & Elvis Presley Leading Lady



San Francisco Earthquake Movie & Dracula Returns + Colin Farrell Poor Box Office & Elvis Presley-Andy Warhol Artwork

San Francisco with Jeanette MacDonald and Clark Gable Brad Bird's film adaptation of James Dalessandro's novel 1906, about San Francisco at the time of the 1906 earthquake, will definitely not be coming out in 2012. It's not that the editing or the score isn't ready. The screenplay is yet to be written, according to an interview with Bird posted at ifc.com. Bird explains: “I mean, in a movie like Titanic, there's a certain amount of healthy limitation in the fact that it's one ship in the middle of the ocean. With 1906, it's a city, and it becomes exponentially harder to sort of reign in the storylines and take advantage of all the amazing things that were happening in this […]


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San Francisco Earthquake Movie & Dracula Returns + Colin Farrell Poor Box Office & Elvis Presley-Andy Warhol Artwork