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    Still in the Picture

    "Mind if we do this in bed?" asked Robert Evans, preferring to stretch out his legs at the end of a long day of interviews for the new film The Kid Stays in the Picture, a highly entertaining documentary based on his popular 1994 autobiography of the same title.

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    Into the Words

    It's a Sondheim summer, as American Theatre recently dubbed it, what with the six-play Sondheim Celebration at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and Into the Woods on Broadway, to name only a few.

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    The Way We Were

    "Acting is such a test of self-confidence when there isn't such a thing as a contract," reflected studio system veteran Marsha Hunt, who acted under contract for 20 years, from 1935 through the 1950s.

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    Inspiring Reads

    Aspiring actors look to books that are primers—how-tos about the craft and the business. Working actors look to books for other things: inspiration; a sense of community, of their place in the grand history of the art form; solutions to recurring acting problems; reassurance and entertainment.

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    Waiting to Excel

    Whether she's setting her soon-to-be ex-husband's car ablaze in Waiting to Exhale or strutting her stuff with an uncanny resemblance to legendary performer Tina Turner in What's Love Got to Do With It, Angela Bassett always brings the right balance of toughness and vulnerability to her characters.

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    The Importance of Being Observant

    As George Bernard Shaw once remarked, Britain and the United States are two nations divided by a common language.

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    You'll Be A Woman Soon

    Every now and then a child actor comes along who completely captures our attention. Jodie Foster and Jena Malone are two such actors who at the ages of 14 and 10, respectively, took on tough dramatic roles that wowed audiences and displayed a maturity and a wisdom that was leaps ...

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    Way Past Cool

    Christian Slater has left behind his safe and cynical bad-boy image and begun to re-examine his career and his craft.

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    Soap Club

    Our casting director has a memory like a steel trap," said actor Patrika Darbo of Days of Our Lives. "

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    Soap Style

    The Sturm und Drang of soap-style acting is a much-parodied cliché. But acting in soap operas is a tough job that provides actors the opportunity to grow in their art while making a good living.