Archive for October 16, 2010

–>Actress, Barbara Billingsley, who played Jun Cleaver, a undiluted 1950s mother on the classical TV series, “Leave It to Beaver,” upheld divided at the age 94, at her home in Santa Monica, CA, on Saturday, Oct 16th at 2 a.m. (5 a.m. ET) at her home in Santa Monica, California, after a prolonged illness.”She was as happy as a whim being famous as America’s mom,” singer Tony Dow, who played Barbara’s oldest TV son, Wally Cleaver, told CNN’s Don Lemon. “She had a superb hold up and had a smashing stroke on everyone she knew, and even people she didn’t know.” Tony, who was about twelve when the array began, is right divided 65 years old.Jerry Mathers, who played Theodore “Beaver” Cleaver, the youngest son, was about 9 when the array started. He is right divided 62. In 2000, he told Larry King in a radio coming on Larry’s show which Barbara “was regularly a loyal purpose indication for me. She was a good actress,” he said. “And in a lot of ways … we kind of mutilated her, since her loyal bent didn’t unequivocally come out in ‘Leave it Beaver.’ She was similar to the true man, but she has an horrible lot of talent.”Barbara Billingsley displayed a little of which bent as the “jive lady” in the 1980 spoof, “Airplane!”Barbara Billingsley was innate on Dec 22, 1915, in Los Angeles. She proposed out displaying in New York City in 1936, and in the future done her approach to the West Coast where she was put underneath stipulate to MGM in 1945. There she played a series of often uncredited purposes as secretaries, a shawl check girl, saleswomen and even a integrate of gamblers. She additionally appeared on radio shows similar to The Abbott and Costello Show, Schlitz Playhouse and The Loretta Young Show, prior to apropos nationally well known on “Leave it to Beaver” in 1957. Barbara appeared in 263 episodes until the sitcom finished in 1963. She reprised her purpose in the 1980s in the “New Leave it to Beaver,” and her final movie purpose was as Aunt Martha in the 1997 big shade chronicle of “Leave It to Beaver.” Billingsley additionally was the voice of Nanny in Nickelodeon’s “Muppet Babies.”Barbara’s “Leave It to Beaver” husband, Hugh Beaumont (the undiluted 1950s TV dad, Ward Cleaver) upheld divided in 1982 at the age of 73 from a heart attack.

It turns out the Peter Jackson is going to approach “The Hobbit” drive-in theatre after all, and sharpened is scheduled to proceed in February.”The Hobbit” is the supplement to the “Lord of the Rings” book and movie array created by J.R.R. Tolkien. The 3 “Lord of the Rings” drive-in theatre were destined by Peter Jackson and expelled to outrageous audiences and critical
–> acclaim in between 2001 and 2003. The last “Lord of the Rings” movie swept the Oscars winning eleven Academy Awards.In a press recover from Warner Brothers, according to the AP, Jackson will right away approach dual drive-in theatre formed on “The Hobbit” that is the prequel to “The Lord of the Rings”.”The Hobbit” drive-in theatre have been prolonged programmed but prolonged delayed. Originally Peter Jackson was to furnish with Guillermo del Toro to approach the dual films.Union issues, copyright problems, and the restructuring of movie association Metro-Goldwyn (which own half the rights) have behind “The Hobbit” for years.The screenplays have been already written, co-written by Jackson, del Toro, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens.”Exploring Tolkien’s Middle Earth goes approach over a normal filmmaking experience,” pronounced Peter Jackson in the Warner Brothers statement. “We’re seeking brazen to re-entering this different universe with Gandalf and Bilbo.”Both movies versions of “The Hobbit” will be shot in 3-D.”It’s an all-immersive tour in to a really special place of imagination, beauty and drama,” Peter Jackson said.Source:AP, “Jackson to Start Shooting The Hobbit in February”