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By CHRIS KALTENBACH and CHRIS KALTENBACH,chris.kaltenbach@baltsun.com | September 27, 2008
It's all Clint (almost) all day, as AMC brings viewers nearly 10 straight hours of the guy with the most bankable squint in Hollywood, in the role that proved he wasn't just a cowboy anymore. As San Francisco cop Harry Callahan, Clint took guff from no one, least of all some bad guys screaming about their rights. The Clintfest kicks off at 3:30 p.m. with Don Siegel's 1971 Dirty Harry, where Eastwood gets to play the archetypal vigilante cop, daring bad guys to take a chance on how many rounds he has left in his gun. A trio of muy macho sequels follows: Ted Post's 1973 Magnum Force at 5:30 p.m., James Fargo's 1976 The Enforcer at 8 and Eastwood directing himself in 1983's Sudden Impact (which was also the last film he would make with girlfriend Sondra Locke, who would later file a palimony suit against him)
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By CHRIS KALTENBACH and CHRIS KALTENBACH,chris.kaltenbach@baltsun.com | September 27, 2008
It's all Clint (almost) all day, as AMC brings viewers nearly 10 straight hours of the guy with the most bankable squint in Hollywood, in the role that proved he wasn't just a cowboy anymore. As San Francisco cop Harry Callahan, Clint took guff from no one, least of all some bad guys screaming about their rights. The Clintfest kicks off at 3:30 p.m. with Don Siegel's 1971 Dirty Harry, where Eastwood gets to play the archetypal vigilante cop, daring bad guys to take a chance on how many rounds he has left in his gun. A trio of muy macho sequels follows: Ted Post's 1973 Magnum Force at 5:30 p.m., James Fargo's 1976 The Enforcer at 8 and Eastwood directing himself in 1983's Sudden Impact (which was also the last film he would make with girlfriend Sondra Locke, who would later file a palimony suit against him)
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By Thomas Sowell | May 19, 2005
CLINT EASTWOOD'S movie character "Dirty Harry" Callahan was clean compared with Dirty Harry Reid, the Senate Democrats' minority leader. Mr. Callahan may have roughed up the bad guys, but Senator Dirty Harry Reid smears anybody for any reason. While Senator Reid's cheap shot that President Bush was a "loser" - a strange label for someone who has beaten Mr. Reid's party twice - got a certain amount of notice in the media, a far worse remark by Senator Dirty Harry is that Henry W. Saad, a Michigan judge and federal judicial nominee, has some things in his FBI file that should give senators pause before confirming him. What makes this dirty is that FBI files contain anything that anybody has said about you, whether it is true or untrue.
FEATURES
By Geoff Boucher and Geoff Boucher,Los Angeles Times | June 4, 2008
HOLLYWOOD - On a recent afternoon at the Warner Bros. lot, Clint Eastwood took a break from a long day in the editing bay and strolled over to a hushed screening room. There, his armed-and-dangerous past was waiting for him, and the filmmaker winced when he looked it in the eye. "Who's that young fella?" he asked, a flicker of a smile crossing his famously craggy face. Up on the screen was Eastwood, circa 1971, staring down the barrel of a huge gun with an expression of cruel calmness.
FEATURES
By Geoff Boucher and Geoff Boucher,Los Angeles Times | June 4, 2008
HOLLYWOOD - On a recent afternoon at the Warner Bros. lot, Clint Eastwood took a break from a long day in the editing bay and strolled over to a hushed screening room. There, his armed-and-dangerous past was waiting for him, and the filmmaker winced when he looked it in the eye. "Who's that young fella?" he asked, a flicker of a smile crossing his famously craggy face. Up on the screen was Eastwood, circa 1971, staring down the barrel of a huge gun with an expression of cruel calmness.
NEWS
January 20, 1993
Film and stage actor Harry Guardino has replaced the late Vincent Gardenia in the touring production of "Breaking Legs." Mr. Gardenia, 71, died of a heart attack Dec. 9 after a Philadelphia performance of "Breaking Legs," just days after completing the show's run at the Morris Mechanic Theatre in Baltimore.In the play, Mr. Guardino picks up the role of an Italian-American restaurant owner who begins to take on godfather airs after he invests in a Broadway show. The 68-year-old Mr. Guardino is best known for portraying tough-guy characters in movies such as "Dirty Harry," "The Enforcer" and "The Hell With Heroes."
NEWS
By Joan Mellen and Joan Mellen,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 1, 1996
"Clint Eastwood: A Biography" by Richard Schickel. Knopf. 537 pages. $26.Eschewing the predictable Hollywood formulas of Spielberg or the avant-garde self-consciousness of Scorsese and Coppola, Clint Eastwood, in ""The Outlaw Josey Wales," ""Unforgiven" and ""Bridges of Madison County," has become a major film director. The actor who first was seen in Sergio Leone's ""spaghetti Westerns" and then as Dirty Harry, the rogue cop at war with the Constitution, has be come an auteur of grace and craft.
NEWS
July 18, 1995
Brajendra Singh, a 76, the last royal Maharaja of the Bharatpur area of northwestern India, died July 8 of a heart attack in Rajasthan state. He transformed marshland in his 2,000-square-mile territory into India's best-known bird sanctuary, Bharatpur, 125 miles south of New Delhi.Harry Guardino, 69, who co-starred with Cary Grant and Sophia Loren in "Houseboat" and also acted in "Dirty Harry" and "Lovers and Other Strangers," died Monday of lung cancer in Palm Springs, Calif. He was a tough-talking, tough-acting leading man and character actor whose career spanned films, stage and television.
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By Kenneth Turan and Kenneth Turan,LOS ANGELES TIMES | February 27, 1996
HOLLYWOOD -- Although winning best director and best picture Oscars (as he did for 1992's "Unforgiven") would qualify as the pinnacle of most people's careers, in Clint Eastwood's case Academy Awards have proved to be only launching pads to enough honors to embarrass a Roman senator, let alone the laconic Man With No Name.On Thursday night, at a black-tie event to be telecast by ABC in the spring, Mr. Eastwood will become the 24th winner of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award.
NEWS
August 26, 2002
Emily Genauer, 91, who won a Pulitzer Prize during her decadeslong career as an art critic, died Friday in New York. Ms. Genauer, who received a degree in 1930 from Columbia University's journalism school, began her career in 1932 as a reporter and art features writer for the New York Morning World. She later became the chief art critic and editor for the New York Herald Tribune. She won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 1974 as an art critic for Newsday. She later wrote for the New York Post and appeared as an art commentator on ABC and NBC before retiring about 1980.
NEWS
By Thomas Sowell | May 19, 2005
CLINT EASTWOOD'S movie character "Dirty Harry" Callahan was clean compared with Dirty Harry Reid, the Senate Democrats' minority leader. Mr. Callahan may have roughed up the bad guys, but Senator Dirty Harry Reid smears anybody for any reason. While Senator Reid's cheap shot that President Bush was a "loser" - a strange label for someone who has beaten Mr. Reid's party twice - got a certain amount of notice in the media, a far worse remark by Senator Dirty Harry is that Henry W. Saad, a Michigan judge and federal judicial nominee, has some things in his FBI file that should give senators pause before confirming him. What makes this dirty is that FBI files contain anything that anybody has said about you, whether it is true or untrue.
NEWS
August 26, 2002
Emily Genauer, 91, who won a Pulitzer Prize during her decadeslong career as an art critic, died Friday in New York. Ms. Genauer, who received a degree in 1930 from Columbia University's journalism school, began her career in 1932 as a reporter and art features writer for the New York Morning World. She later became the chief art critic and editor for the New York Herald Tribune. She won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 1974 as an art critic for Newsday. She later wrote for the New York Post and appeared as an art commentator on ABC and NBC before retiring about 1980.
NEWS
April 21, 1999
Senor Wences, 103, the master ventriloquist who delighted "Ed Sullivan Show" audiences by bantering in a comic Spanish accent with his puppet-in-a-box Pedro ("S'OK?" "S'awright!") and his falsetto-voiced hand puppet Johnny, died yesterday at his home in New York City.During the Golden Age of television in the 1950s and '60s, the Spanish-born Senor Wences, whose real name was Wenceslao Moreno, bickered and bantered with his puppets while he drank, smoked and juggled.One of his puppets was gravelly voiced Pedro, who consisted only of a head in a box. Pedro was born out of necessity when Senor Wences' ventriloquist's dummy was damaged and only the head was spared.
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By Ann Hornaday and Ann Hornaday,sun film critic | January 17, 1999
In the 1971 movie "Dirty Harry," Clint Eastwood pointed a huge revolver at a scruffy hoodlum and uttered 12 words that would leave an indelible mark on the gun industry."
NEWS
By Joan Mellen and Joan Mellen,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 1, 1996
"Clint Eastwood: A Biography" by Richard Schickel. Knopf. 537 pages. $26.Eschewing the predictable Hollywood formulas of Spielberg or the avant-garde self-consciousness of Scorsese and Coppola, Clint Eastwood, in ""The Outlaw Josey Wales," ""Unforgiven" and ""Bridges of Madison County," has become a major film director. The actor who first was seen in Sergio Leone's ""spaghetti Westerns" and then as Dirty Harry, the rogue cop at war with the Constitution, has be come an auteur of grace and craft.
FEATURES
By Kenneth Turan and Kenneth Turan,LOS ANGELES TIMES | February 27, 1996
HOLLYWOOD -- Although winning best director and best picture Oscars (as he did for 1992's "Unforgiven") would qualify as the pinnacle of most people's careers, in Clint Eastwood's case Academy Awards have proved to be only launching pads to enough honors to embarrass a Roman senator, let alone the laconic Man With No Name.On Thursday night, at a black-tie event to be telecast by ABC in the spring, Mr. Eastwood will become the 24th winner of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award.
NEWS
April 21, 1999
Senor Wences, 103, the master ventriloquist who delighted "Ed Sullivan Show" audiences by bantering in a comic Spanish accent with his puppet-in-a-box Pedro ("S'OK?" "S'awright!") and his falsetto-voiced hand puppet Johnny, died yesterday at his home in New York City.During the Golden Age of television in the 1950s and '60s, the Spanish-born Senor Wences, whose real name was Wenceslao Moreno, bickered and bantered with his puppets while he drank, smoked and juggled.One of his puppets was gravelly voiced Pedro, who consisted only of a head in a box. Pedro was born out of necessity when Senor Wences' ventriloquist's dummy was damaged and only the head was spared.
NEWS
By ANDREW SCHMOOKLER | May 25, 1994
I"ve long believed that men in our society are in as much need of liberation as women. But lately some thoughts I've had about Bill Clinton and Dirty Harry have led me to see that the problem of men's liberation is more complex than I once thought.When I was a boy, American culture gave me images like John Wayne with his six-gun as models of manhood. I ate it up, but as I grew into manhood, I saw how rigid and emotionally disabled these warrior heroes were. They were too much in love with violence, and too little able to express themselves in other ways.
NEWS
July 18, 1995
Brajendra Singh, a 76, the last royal Maharaja of the Bharatpur area of northwestern India, died July 8 of a heart attack in Rajasthan state. He transformed marshland in his 2,000-square-mile territory into India's best-known bird sanctuary, Bharatpur, 125 miles south of New Delhi.Harry Guardino, 69, who co-starred with Cary Grant and Sophia Loren in "Houseboat" and also acted in "Dirty Harry" and "Lovers and Other Strangers," died Monday of lung cancer in Palm Springs, Calif. He was a tough-talking, tough-acting leading man and character actor whose career spanned films, stage and television.
NEWS
By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,Sun Staff Writer | September 27, 1994
A 45-year-old Hancock man was convicted of involuntary manslaughter yesterday in Anne Arundel Circuit Court for accidentally shooting his brother while the two men were playing with a handgun.George S. Lockwood of the 14000 block of Tollgate Road could be sentenced to a maximum of 15 years in prison in the death of Eugene Lockwood, 50, of Deale.Sentencing before Judge Warren B. Duckett Jr. is scheduled for Dec. 23.Lockwood, a former laborer for a sprinkler installation company, also was convicted of reckless endangerment by a jury of seven women and five men who deliberated for 2 1/2 hours.
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