Herald and Review from Decatur, Illinois on May 17, 1987 · Page 57
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Herald and Review from Decatur, Illinois · Page 57

Decatur, Illinois
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Sunday, May 17, 1987
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SUN MAY 171987 tods tctbbk CENTRAL ILLINOIS, SUNDAY, MAY 17, 1987 LrDlw(o " " . . r LOS ANGELES (AP) Hollywood throws itself a three-hour, heel-clicking, back-slapping, Roman candle-shooting, star-studded 100th birthday party on ABC Monday night A hundred years ago Hollywood was little more than a name and a dream and a lot of open space. The motion picture industry was still in the future. In the same year Hollywood became a community, Thomas A. Edison began work on a device to make pictures appear to move. "A hundred years ago Harvey Wilcox came here and built a ES&W T1 house and called it Hollywood," said producer Alexander Cohen. "Mrs. Wilcox had met a woman on the train who had a home in Chi cago called Hollywood. But, the fact is, film is only 75 years old. It began here when Cecil B. here to make "The Squaw Man' in 1913." That Western, starring Dustin Far-num, was a big success and a milestone in the movie industry. It wasn't long before moviemakers made Hollywood a name known all over the world. "Happy Birthday Hollywood" was put together with the help of Cohen and Hildy Parks, the same husband-wif e team that made the Tonys the classiest of all awards show, produced the last two Emmy shows and "Night of 100 Stars" and oversaw the telecasts celebrating CBS 50th anniversary and NBC's 60th. More than 150 stars, from James Stewart, Luise Rainer and Burt Lancaster to Burt Reynolds, Jane Powell and Ginger Rogers, pay tribute to Hollywood in the gala celebration. The ABC special was taped April 26 at the Shrine Auditorium, with tickets selling for up to $1,000 for the benefit of the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital. Cohen said ABC also paid a generous license fee for the show. All together, they expect to raise nearly $3 million for the facility, which provides medical care and old-age residency for workers in the entertainment industry. Asked the theme, Cohen quickly re plied, "Survival." Added Parks, who wrote the show, "We do try to cover the 100 years in the opening number. We start on the streets of New York, where the movie industry began, and show its move out here. By the time the opening numher is over, we're at the advent of sound." Paric That opening number is led by Liza Minnelli, who dances her way from New York to Hollywood. The show also features a Busby Berkeley musical number with Gregory Harrison and 32 actresses, a salute to movie costumes, a look at movie stunts and special effects, plus segments on socially conscious drama, comedy, horror films and movie heroines. " The show also contains many vintage film clips assembled by Jack Haley Jr., the show's co-executive producer. The one-tune studio executive and power behind "That's Entertainment," Haley has also produced a number of other film tributes and documentaries and has directed and produced the annual Academy Awards presentation. Angle Dickinson, Whoopi Goldberg and Robert Wagner will help Hollywood celebrate. Index Sports...; , .....2-3 Daytime 4-5 Sunday 5-6 Monday ... 7 Tuesday......; 7-8 Wednesday ....8-9 Thursday 9-11 Friday . 11-12 Saturday 12-14 Cable TV Movies 14-15 SPEED LUBE 10 MINUTE OIL CHANGE SHOPS, inc. K Over 245,000 Vehicles serviced at Speed Lube 10 MINUTE OIL CHANGE Up to 5 quarts Pennzoil 10W30 or 10W40, quality filter, Pennzoil chassis lubrication. We have filters for almost any import Some Slightly Higher The Standard of Protection Since 1883. Included FULL SERVICE OIL CHANGE Change the oil and oil filter (up to 5 qts. Oil-Lubricate the front chassis members Check and add to all fluid levels Anti-freeze extra-Xdifferential. transmission, power steering, brakes, etc.) Wash your windows check your tire pressure vacuum your floors. Our work it guaranteed. 16 95 Tax Included TRANSMISSION Fluid Filter Gasket 'Labor (Most American Cars & Light Trucks) Front Wheel Drives & Overdrives Extra Ikaak nKML'TMMMBN RUB OIL CHANGE $1Q95 Most Cars SPEED LUBE I :i185 W.Grand 422-9509 SPEED LUBE II AND SPEED WASH 3160 N. Woodford North of Pershing 877-9559 SPEED LUBE III 924 E. Eldorado St. 429-9508 SPEED LUBE IV 567 W. Eldorado St. 428-9513 Also SPEED LUBE OF MATT00N 521 N. 19th 235-0622 Coy Thomas-proprietor

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