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Dispute Over Auction Of Joan Fontaine's Oscar

Executors of Joan Fontaine's estate insist they will no longer be selling the Oscar she won for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's Suspicion because bosses at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have...

Joan Fontaine's California Home To Be Sold For Animal Charity

The California property actress Joan Fontaine called home before her death last year (13) is expected to raise an estimated $2.6 million (£1.63 million) for her favourite animal welfare charity.The Rebecca star's belongings, including the...

Joan Fontaine's Oscar Heading To Auction Block

The Oscar late actress Joan Fontaine won for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's Suspicion is expected to sell for at least $200,000 (£125,000) when it hits the auction block later this year (14).Art, furniture, jewellery...

Olivia De Haviland 'Shocked And Saddened' By Sister's Death

Actress Olivia De Havilland is "shocked and saddened" by the death of her estranged sister Joan Fontaine.The Oscar-winning actress died in her sleep on Sunday (15Dec13) at her home in Carmel, California at the age...

Oscar-winning Actress Joan Fontaine Passes, Aged 96

Joan Fontaine may not be as well remembered today as she aught to be, but on Sunday, 15 December, the world lost one of its finest female actresses when the three-time Oscar nominee passed away...

Joan Fontaine Dies At 96

Oscar winner Joan Fontaine has passed away at the age of 96.The veteran actress died of natural causes on Sunday (15Dec13) at her home in Carmel, California, her assistant confirms to The Hollywood Reporter....

Laurence Olivier Condemns Co-stars In Bitter Tapes

Sir Laurence Olivier's stinging criticism of co-stars including Marilyn Monroe, Joan Fontaine and Kirk Douglas has been revealed in tapes he made for the autobiography he never wrote.The acting legend's audio tapes have been uncovered...

Classic Jane Eyre Triumphs In Ny, La

Filmmakers have been drawn to Charlotte Bront's Jane Eyre almost from the time cameras started rolling. The first version of the 164-year-old tale hit the screen in 1914; the most famous version was produced in...

Fontaine Eyeing Hollywood Comeback?

Screen legend JOAN FONTAINE is eyeing a return to movies for a cameo alongside current stars MEG RYAN, ASHLEY JUDD, EVA MENDES and DEBRA MESSING. The 89-year-old has been tipped to appear in the long-awaited...

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