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Don Nelson, brother of the late Ozzie Nelson and the co-writer of 216 episodes of classic sitcom “The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet” (pictured above), which centered on the Nelson family, died of an aortic aneurysm on Tuesday in Studio City, Calif. Nelson, who had Parkinson’s disease, was 86.
Nelson also penned the 1952 feature “Here Come the Nelsons”; episodes of shows including “The Ghost & Mrs. Muir,” “Julia” and “Nanny and the Professor”; and Disney features including “Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo” and “Hot Lead and Cold Feet.”
The beloved but anything but adventurous “Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet” ran from 1952-1966; according to the Los Angeles Times, it was Don Nelson who came up with Ricky Nelson’s trademark line “I don’t mess around, boy.”
His last writing credit was on the 1993 series “Droopy: Master Detective.”
Nelson was also a jazz musician, singing and playing sax; he released two albums in the »
- Variety Staff
It’s not always the actors that are the stars of a film. Sometimes it’s the car. Here’s our list of the 10 most iconic cars in movie history.
Much like in our everyday modern life, cars are a big part of movies. They have created many memorable moments, been a part of many exciting action sequences, and helped to define characters clearly. Cars are much more than just another movie prop. Sometimes they are part of the cast, and others they are the main attraction.
This list commemorates those cars that went above and beyond simple transportation in a film. These are cars that define a particular movie or character. These are cars that, when seen in real life, conjure up images of their movie counterparts. These cars have infiltrated popular culture and become historic icons of both film and motoring.
Top Ten Most Iconic Movie Cars
10. Toretto »
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When people speak of the possibility of alternate dimensions, they leave out the one closest to us all. We like to imagine a universe so similar to our own, nearly identical to the world in which we live if not for one difference. Maybe in one dimension, Bill Clinton was ousted from office, not just thrown up for impeachment. Maybe in another dimension, HD-DVD won the high-definition home-media war instead of Blu-ray. Or maybe, in some beautiful reality, Scott Norwood didn’t miss that field goal in the Super Bowl against the New York Giants. The possibilities are tantalizing because they are literally endless. In all the wonder and curiosity, however, most of us fail to recognize that there already exists another universe snuggled up tightly to ours, »
- Josh Spiegel
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