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Thompson on Hollywood

Inside the ACE Eddie Awards, with Oswalt, Eastwood, Payne and Winners

The American Cinema Editors Eddie awards were handed out on Saturday evening at the Beverly Hilton, where "The Descendants," "The Artist" and "Rango" were the big winners of the evening.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 19, 2012 2:46 PM
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How Alfred Hitchcock's 'Vertigo' Was Almost Named 'Without a Trace'

When Alfred Hitchcock began work on a film adaptation of the French novel, "D'entre les Morts" in the late 1950s, Paramount did not like his selected title: "Vertigo." Studio executives sent the director a list of strongly suggested alternatives that includes a bevy of melodramatic choices:
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • February 1, 2012 10:39 AM
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