Arthur Laurents: Articles

Tura Satana & Cliff Robertson + the Two Russells & Child Actors: 'TCM Remembers'

Tura Satana in Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!. One of the film world's personalities seen in this year's “TCM Remembers” video homage, Tura Satana owes her cult fame to one single movie: Russ Meyer's Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965). Following that low-budget “exploitation” romp, Satana would be credited in only two […]

Arthur Laurents Dies: From 'Gypsy' to 'The Way We Were'

Robert Redford, Barbra Streisand, The Way We Were Playwright-screenwriter Arthur Laurents has died. Laurents, who was 93, died in his sleep. Best known for writing the book for the Broadway smashes West Side Story and Gypsy, the New York-born Laurents (July 14, 1918) also penned several screenplays, among them those […]

Barbra Streisand: “Acquired Taste” Gets “No” from GYPSY's Arthur Laurents

Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford in Sydney Pollack's The Way We Were Arthur Laurents, whose credits include the stage versions of Gypsy and West Side Story, and the screenplays for Rope, Anastasia, Bonjour Tristesse, The Way We Were, and The Turning Point, will be known from now on as the man […]

Barbra Streisand Not to Star in 'Gypsy'

Rosalind Russell in Mervyn LeRoy's Gypsy (top); Barbra Streisand in Paul Weitz's Little Fockers (bottom) Barbra Streisand won't be playing Mama Rose in a film version of the Jule Styne-Stephen Sondheim-Arthur Laurents Broadway hit Gypsy, Laurents himself told The Hartford Courant. Gypsy was to have been Streisand's first screen musical […]

Katharine Hepburn Movies: Hollywood Icon Career Landmarks

Katharine Hepburn movies: 'The Philadelphia Story' & 'Woman of the Year' were Hollywood career turning points. Katharine Hepburn in 'The Philadelphia Story,' 'Woman of the Year': Movie career landmarks on TCM Four-time Best Actress Academy Award winner Katharine Hepburn is having her own private “Summer Under the Stars” day on […]