Tag Archives: Fred Astaire

Pics: Stanley Donen & Mike Nichols at Tribute

ScottFeinberg.com: Last week, I posted a piece about the legendary director Stanley Donen, 86, to whom the Film Society of Lincoln Center is paying tribute over the next week, featuring audio clips from my recent interview with Donen as well as video clips of the most memorable song-and-dance numbers that[...]

Director John Landis on filming Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” video

HollywoodNews.com: Vanity Fair writer Nancy Griffin, who was on set during the 1983 filming of “Thriller,” talks with director John Landis about Michael Jackson, and with Jackson’s co-star, Ola Ray, who reveals for the first time in depth the relationship the two shared offscreen. Ray tells Griffin that she “had[...]

Astaire Family Disavows Awards Show

hollywoodnews.com: Robyn Astaire, widow of the legendary dancer Fred Astaire, issued the following statement regarding the “Fred and Adele Astaire Awards,” which are scheduled to be held in New York tonight. “The producers of tonight’s event are using my husband’s name without authorization and their show has neither the endorsement[...]

And the Award Goes To?

BY CANDY SPELLING I used to dread Hollywood’s awards season. I was happy for my husband when he was nominated for a People’s Choice or Golden Globe Award, except that meant we had to go to the ceremony. Darn. He felt the same way. When he was deciding to retire,[...]