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Once a Star Always a Star: Turner's Scandals on TCM

10 August 2013 8:09 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Lana Turner movies: Scandal and more scandal Lana Turner is Turner Classic Movies’ "Summer Under the Stars" star today, Saturday, August 10, 2013. I’m a little — or rather, a lot — late in the game posting this article, but there are still three Lana Turner movies left. You can see Turner get herself embroiled in scandal right now, in Douglas Sirk’s Imitation of Life (1959), both the director and the star’s biggest box-office hit. More scandal follows in Mark Robson’s Peyton Place (1957), the movie that earned Lana Turner her one and only Academy Award nomination. And wrapping things up is George Sidney’s lively The Three Musketeers (1948), with Turner as the ruthless, heartless, remorseless — but quite elegant — Lady de Winter. Based on Fannie Hurst’s novel and a remake of John M. Stahl’s 1934 melodrama about mother love, class disparities, racism, and good cooking, Imitation of Life was shown on »

- Andre Soares

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American classic TV: 'Leave It to Beaver's' Lumpy Rutherford dies

15 April 2013 5:37 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Sad news for "Leave It To Beaver Fans" as Frank Bank, who played "Lumpy," the neighbor and often times tormenting friend of young Theodore Cleaver, died. He was 71. Often accompanying the smarmy Eddie Haskell in scene, Lumpy Rutherford was one of this classic American TV sitcom's memorable characters. CNN reported that Frank Bank, who played Clarence "Lumpy" Rutherford on "Leave It to Beaver" died Saturday, a day after he turned 71. No cause of death was given. The series - which aired from 1957 to 1963 - starred Jerry Mathers as Beaver Cleaver, Barbara Billingsley as mum June, and Hugh Beaumont as dad Ward, always being warned about some sort of trouble with the "Beaver." Ken Osmond starred »

- April Neale

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Leave It to Beaver's Lumpy, Frank Bank, Dies

15 April 2013 8:25 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Frank Bank, who played the clumsy bully Clarence "Lumpy" Rutherford on the popular 1957-1963 series Leave It to Beaver, died Saturday, one day after his 71st birthday, say published reports. No cause of death was reported. Beaver star Jerry Mathers, now 64, posted to his Facebook page Saturday: "I was so sad to hear today of the passing of my dear friend and business associate Frank Bank, who played Lumpy on Leave it to Beaver. He was a character and always kept us laughing. My deepest condolences to Frank's family." Born in Los Angeles, Bank first appeared on screen as the »

- Stephen M. Silverman

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