Archive for May 15th, 2016

ACTRESS IN CLASSIC FILM DIES AT 92


Marie Madeleine Berthe LeBeau (June 10, 1923 – May 1, 2016)

(Variety) –French film actress Madeleine LeBeau, who played Humphrey
Bogart
’s jilted mistress Yvonne, in “Casablanca” (1942) died May 1 in
Spain after breaking her thigh bone. She was the last surviving credited
cast member of the classic film. Her death was confirmed by her stepson
Carlo Alberto Pinelli. LeBeau was among several cast members who were 
actually refugees from the German occupation.

 


LeBeau in a scene with Humphrey Bogart from “Casablanca”.

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CUSTOM GUITAR TO GO UP FOR AUCTION


Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016)

LOS ANGELES (AP) A bright yellow, uniquely shaped guitar used by Prince
to perform such tunes as "Cream" and "Gett Off" is going up for auction.

Heritage Auctions is selling one of the late artist’s "yellow cloud" electric
guitars beginning June 24 with an opening bid of $30,000. The guitar was
one of several custom guitars Prince used in the 1980s and 1990s.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Valerie June Carter Cash (June 23, 1929 – May 15, 2003)

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ELVIS HISTORY ON THIS DAY IN 1957

 
Elvis Presley during filming of Jailhouse Rock.

Two weeks into the shooting of the film Jailhouse Rock, Elvis Presley
inhaled a porcelain cap from one of his front teeth. He was rushed to
Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Los Angeles to have it removed from 
a lung. After resting for a couple days he returned to finish the movie.

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