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Former Child Actor Moore Dead at 89: Kissed Temple, Was Married to MGM Musical Star Powell

Child actor Dickie Moore: 'Our Gang' member. Former child actor Dickie Moore dead at 89: Film career ranged from 'Our Gang' shorts to features opposite Marlene Dietrich and Gary Cooper 1930s child actor Dickie Moore, whose 100+ movie career ranged from Our Gang shorts to playing opposite the likes of Marlene Dietrich, Barbara Stanwyck, and Gary Cooper, died in Connecticut on Sept. 7, '15 – five days before his 90th birthday. So far, news reports haven't specified the cause of death. According to a 2013 Boston Phoenix article about Moore's wife, MGM musical star Jane Powell, he had been “suffering from arthritis and bouts of dementia.” Dickie Moore movies At the behest of a persistent family friend, combined with the fact that his father was out of a job, Dickie Moore (born on Sept. 12, 1925, in Los Angeles) made his film debut as an infant in Alan Crosland's 1927 costume drama The Beloved Rogue,
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With Durbin Gone, Who's Still Around from the '30s?

Oscar winners Olivia de Havilland and Luise Rainer among movie stars of the 1930s still alive With the passing of Deanna Durbin this past April, only a handful of movie stars of the 1930s remain on Planet Earth. Below is a (I believe) full list of surviving Hollywood "movie stars of the 1930s," in addition to a handful of secondary players, chiefly those who achieved stardom in the ensuing decade. Note: There’s only one male performer on the list — and curiously, four of the five child actresses listed below were born in April. (Please scroll down to check out the list of Oscar winners at the 75th Academy Awards, held on March 23, 2003, as seen in the picture above. Click on the photo to enlarge it. © A.M.P.A.S.) Two-time Oscar winner and London resident Luise Rainer (The Great Ziegfeld, The Good Earth, The Great Waltz), 103 last January
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Screenwriter Budd Schulberg Dies

The American novelist and scriptwriter Budd Schulberg has died, aged 95. Schulberg is probably best known for his screenplay for the classic Marlon Brando film On the Waterfront.

Budd Schulberg was born Seymour Wilson Schulberg in New York City in 1914. His father was Benjamin P. Schulberg, head of Paramount Pictures. Schulberg schooled at Deerfield Academy and Dartmouth College before he got a job writing scripts for Paramount. He worked on the screenplays for Little Orphan Annie (starring ) and Winter Carnival (featuring Ann Sheridan), which were released in 1938 and 1939, respectively.

In World War II Schulberg served in the the Office of Strategic Services. When the war was over he turned his hand to writing novels, including 'What Makes Sammy Run?' (1941) and 'The Harder They Fall' (1947). Not long after the war he also appeared before the House of Un-American Activities Committee, which was investigating allegations of communist activity in Hollywood.
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