Tag Archives: animation

‘Rudolph’ Puppets Have Flown to a New Home

A quick glance at the facsimile puppets above is likely to instill a deep pang of nostalgia in anyone 40 and over, and now two those figures — the originals! — have landed in a place where they can be enjoyed in person. Survivors! (Image via Antiques Roadshow) The pair of puppets used in the…
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Remembering Mr. Trebek, Ivana This To Be Over, Ferrigno’s 69 & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: The man with all the ... questions. (Image via video still) EXTRATV: Friends remember Alex Trebek, who died at 80 on Saturday, including some warm words from 90-year-old Ed Asner. https://youtu.be/BogIUakQOl4 CBS THIS MORNING: Could 85-year-old Sophia Loren be heading toward another Oscar?! Still loving her ... (Image…
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Marge Champion, Dance & Disney Legend, Dies @ 101

Marge Champion, who with her choreographer husband Gower Champion (1919-1980) was among the most popular and influential dancers in Hollywood history, died Wednesday, October 21, in L.A., a month after turning 101. Champion's death was confirmed by her son Gregg Champion, 64, who reported that she had been living with him since the beginning of COVID-19.…
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Past & Curious: RIP Roger Rabbit, Asner Supports Harper & More

Links to the past with relevance today: A major talent has passed. (GIF via GIPHY) EW: Roger Rabbit creator dies at 86. VARIETY: Western Stars, a Bruce Springsteen (b. 1949) doc, has been sold to Warner Bros. And they said it wouldn't last ... (Image via Chloe Kooper/People) PEOPLE: A couple who met at Woodstock…
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Past & Curious: Elvis 3-Way, George Hamilton 101 & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Elvis wanted to go downtown ... (Image via Warner Bros.) DO YOU REMEMBER?: That one time Elvis Presley (1935-1977) proposed a threesome to Petula Clark (b. 1932) that would have included her friend Karen Carpenter (1950-1983)! Hamilton at a '17 autograph show (Image by Matthew Rettenmund) THR: George…
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Married John Schneider Marries + Disney Legend Dies & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Did he have a best man, or a good ol' boy? (GIF via GIPHY) PEOPLE: John Schneider, 59, just got married — except he's still married to his most recent wife. Which is "General Lee" not acceptable. He has The Fog-giest. (Image via AVCO-Embassy) VARIETY: John Carpenter, 71,…
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