Julia

1968, TV Show

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Diahann Carroll on African-American Emmy Nominees: "We're a Little Behind"

Kerry Washington made history this with her Emmy nomination for Best Actress in a Drama series — the first in 18 years — but fellow history-making actress Diahann Carroll says African-American thespians still have a ways to go.

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Gruff boyfriend Dashiell Hammett (Jason Robards Jr.), impatient with troubled writer Lillian Hellman (Jane Fonda) at the beach house, early in Fred Zinnemann's Julia, 1977.

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In a flashback, young Lillian Hellman and friend Julia (Susan Jones and Lisa Pelikan) grow up (into Jane Fonda and Vanessa Redgrave) and Hellman's reverie resumes, in Fred Zinnemann's Julia, 1977.

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Lillian Hellman (Jane Fonda) recalling the departure of the title character (Vanessa Redgrave) for Europe, from Hellman's novel Pentimento, in Fred Zinnemann's Julia, 1977.

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Director Fred Zinnemann with a deliberate examination of the writer's dilemma, as Lillian Hellman (Jane Fonda) is coached by Dashiell Hammett (Jason Robards Jr.), writing The Children's Hour, in Julia, 1977.

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Diahann Carroll on African-American Emmy Nominees: "We're a Little Behind"

Kerry Washington made history this with her Emmy nomination for Best Actress in a Drama series — the first in 18 years — but fellow history-making actress Diahann Carroll says African-American thespians still have a ways to go.

"I feel we're a little... read more

Comedy Writer Hal Kanter Dies at 92

Hal Kanter, the Emmy-winning comedy writer behind the groundbreaking series Julia, has died. He was 92.

Kanter died Sunday of complications from pneumonia at California's Encino Hospital, his daughter, Donna Kanter, told the Los Angeles Times.

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"What a dear man," friend Carl Reiner said. "He was considered one of the wits of the industry; there's no question about it. Any time he ...
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Parents' Guide: What's New for Tweens?

Former adolescents Michael Davis and Mark Nollinger can still summon their inner middle-schooler when they watch tween TV. They got together the other day to compare notes on the new season for kids who are approximately 5 feet tall, wear braces and inject the word "like" between words, like, all the time. Michael Davis: Which new or returning shows will send parents screaming out of the room? Nollinger: It's too early to tell with the new shows, although I can imagine that even some folks who loved Beavis and Butt-Head as college students might not welcome Mr. Meaty (premiering Sept. 22, on Nickelodeon) into their living rooms as parents. Personally, I can handle just about anything as long as I don't have to hear the Camp Lazlo theme song ever again. I do read more

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Premiered: September 17, 1968, on NBC
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Premise: A nurse moves to L.A. with her son after her husband's death in Vietnam and goes to work at an aerospace company. The sitcom was conventional in most respects, but the role for Diahann Carroll was the first weekly starring vehicle for a black woman since `Beulah' in the 1950s, and both she and the show received Emmy nominations.

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