Tag archive for ‘Jackie Gleason’
By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 6th, 2018

RIP Burt Reynolds: A charismatic, classy actors – Best Films List

I met Burt Reynolds briefly during the Cop and a Half production, filming in Tampa. I was working at USF’s prop shop in the theater building and had a chance to be thanked for our contribution. I was struck More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, May 14th, 2017

‘Smokey and the Bandit’ races back to cinemas in May for two-night event

The summer of 1977 might be best known for a certain intergalactic adventure, but across the country the other summertime smash combined three things America couldn’t get enough of: Burt Reynolds, CB radio and More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Scott Schwartz talks Flick, ‘A Christmas Story,’ ‘The Toy’ Jackie Gleason getting left and his book

Scott Schwartz may not be the big name Americans recognize, but finding someone who isn’t aware of the little boy getting his tongue stuck on the flagpole in A Christmas Story may be a big challenge. Schwartz More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

‘Bathroom Bill’ under attack as parents, students, churches organize over 500,000 signatures

The controversial “Bathroom Bill” from California is now facing an increasing voice of opposition with students, parents, churches and other groups unifying to gather over 500 million signatures to put More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Larry Peters, Chicago man shoots and kills brother for telling him to ‘be quiet’

A man has been charged with murder after shooting and killing his younger brother for telling him to be quiet. Larry Peters, 63, is alleged to have shot his brother Ronald Peters, 50, twice during the domestic dispute More...

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