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Inside "The Golden Anniversary Affair": Celebrating 50 Years Of "The Man From U.N.C.L.E."

24 October 2014 9:09 AM, PDT | Cinemaretro.com | See recent CinemaRetro news »

By Craig Henderson

Fifty years ago, the Great Society was launched, the Ford Mustang went on sale, the Beatles invaded America, and “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” quite arguably the most intriguing and original adventure series ever produced for television, debuted on NBC. In September, 100 U.N.C.L.E. fans  gathered in Culver City, Calif., home of the once-glorious Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio where the show was filmed, to celebrate five decades of fascination with U.N.C.L.E. The event was strictly limited to 100 attendees and sold out quickly, an indication of the show's lasting legacy. 

The two-day event, dubbed “The Golden Anniversary Affair,” started organizing only last May. Two lifelong U.N.C.L.E. fans — Robert Short, an Oscar-winning special effects artist who was introduced to the show even before it went on the air when his sister got a job as a photo and stunt double on the series; and Jon Heitland, »

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"Man From U.N.C.L.E." 50th Anniversary Celebration September 26-27, Los Angeles

4 August 2014 8:53 AM, PDT | Cinemaretro.com | See recent CinemaRetro news »

Cinema Retro has received the following press release:

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the premiere of the iconic 1960s spy series, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., producers Robert Short and Jon Heitland are organizing The Golden Anniversary Affair, an exclusive invitational event in Los Angeles, scheduled for Friday September 26th and Saturday September 27th.

This once in a lifetime event will represent an opportunity for a maximum of 100 fans to gather and share their memories and their love of this classic series. 

The festivities begin on Friday September 26th, when the lucky 100 take a special walking tour of the Sony studio lot with an emphasis on sites where the show was filmed, including Stage 10, where U.N.C.L.E. headquarters stood. On Saturday September 27th, the main event will take place at The DoubleTree by Hilton on the Westside where several rooms will be devoted to panel discussions about »

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Oregon Bank Robber Caught After Leaving Demand Note on Grocery Receipt

8 May 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

An Oregon police affidavit says a robber at the Home Federal Bank two weeks ago demanded money by giving the teller a note written on the back of a grocery receipt. It was only part of the receipt, Bend Detective Jeff Frickey said in the affidavit, but it had the last four digits of a food stamp account and the account balance - enough to get investigators going. State records provided a name to go with the account number, the Bend Bulletin reported, and an online search of the name turned up a pawn-shop transaction with a telephone number. Related: »

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Sid Caesar Dead at 91, New Stephen King, Miss Piggy's Dress, Ilm London, Sacha Baron Cohen's Grimsby Lives

14 February 2014 10:00 PM, PST | Reelzchannel.com | See recent ReelzChannel news »

R.I.P. Emmy-winning television pioneer and comedy legend Sid Caesar died Wednesday at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 91. Caesar was one of the most beloved entertainers in America during the '50s and one of TV's first true superstars thanks to the success of his 90-minute sketch comedy/variety program Your Show of Shows, which eschewed the vaudeville-influenced slapstick comedy of the day for absurdist sketches containing characters and situations. Legendary actor, comedian and producer Carl Reiner praised his good friend, calling him the "greatest sketch comedian-monologist that television ever produced" in an interview with Knx-am in Los Angeles, via Variety.

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