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Child star Shirley Temple dies at 85

...such grown-ups as Clark Gable, Bing Crosby, Robert Taylor, Gary Cooper and Joan Crawford. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranking of the top 50 screen legends ranked Temple at No. 18 among the 25 actresses. She appeared in scores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-11/child-star-shirley-temple-di
Gifted and giving

...nation. She played endearing, upbeat characters in her films that invariably melted the coldest of hearts.An American Film Institute history quoted President Franklin D. Roosevelt about how, in 1935, "for just 15 cents, an American can go...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-11/gifted-and-giving
Shopgirl: Cameras, sandals and a classic movie

...big screen after the interview.The film was nominated for two Academy Awards and is the No. 1 musical on the American Film Institute's list of the 25 Greatest Movie Musicals.The showing starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $12.50. Go to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2012-07-05/shopgirl-cam
Film legend Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79 in LA

...services to the entertainment industry and to charity.In 1993, she won a lifetime achievement award from the American Film Institute; in 1999, an institute survey of screen legends ranked her No. 7 among actresses.During much of her later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/entertainment/2011-03-23/film-legend-eliz
Entertainment
Augusta State University film professor has found his calling

...I felt right at home behind the camera," Buzzell said.To learn more about the craft, he attended the American Film Institute, where he received his Master of Fine Arts in directing in 1999. His senior thesis, 6½, received the Martin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2012-04-12/augusta-state-un
Actor Tony Curtis dies

...privilege is that my audience around the world is supportive of me, so I don't need the Academy."In 2000, an American Film Institute survey of the funniest films in history ranked "Some Like It Hot" at No. 1. Curtis - famously imitating Cary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/entertainment/2010-09-30/actor-tony-curti
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AFI left some remarkable classics off list of great films

Last week, the American Film Institute unveiled its revamped 100 Greatest American Movies, commemorating the film think tank's 10th year in the list-making business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/28/uhl_133866.shtml
Steven Uhles
People in the News

...Romeo and Juliet. "I liked myself... and trusted in the universe," she said Saturday after receiving the American Film Institute's Star Award during the 12th U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. "Comedy is like catching lightning in a bottle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/13/ent_69704.shtml
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New home-video releases

...of the film's lead actresses. The DVD has an audio recording of a 1975 seminar Mr. Bergman conducted at the American Film Institute. DALLAS: THE COMPLETE FOURTH SEASON (WARNER BROS., $39.98): Year four of the prime-time soap opera...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/26/mov_49697.shtml
Movies
Officer, the robber wore his pajamas

...The Marx quote I mentioned above was voted the 53rd best movie quote in a list released earlier this year by the American Film Institute. The top five lines were: No. 5 was: "Here's looking at you, kid." No. 4 was: " Toto, I've got...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/27/kir_36091.shtml
Bill Kirby