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Ed Sullivan statue stolen from TV academy plaza

In this Feb. 8, 1964 file photo, Ed Sullivan, center, stands with The Beatles, from left, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, during a rehearsal for the British group's first American appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," in New York. Los Angeles police are investigating the theft of a solid bronze statue of Sullivan from an outdoor exhibit at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The statue was taken on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 from atop a pedestal in the academy's Hall of Fame Plaza in North Hollywood.  (AP Photo, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are investigating the theft of a solid bronze statue of Ed Sullivan from an outdoor exhibit at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

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Film academy hosts 1st exhibit in new museum site

Costumes from the film, "Fight Club," worn by Brad Pitt and Edward Norton are on display at the press preview of the "Hollywood Costume" exhibition Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. The exhibit which includes iconic costumes from the Golden Age of cinema to the present opens Thursday inside the historic Wilshire May Company building in Los Angeles, which is set to reopen as the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in 2017. The exhibit is on view through March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is holding its first exhibit in the space that will become Hollywood’s premier museum devoted to the movies.

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‘Gone With the Wind’ at 75: Celebration, censure

This photo provided by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment shows Clark Gable, left,  as Rhett Butler, and Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara in a scene from the film, "Gone With the Wind." The film's 75th anniversary will be celebrated over the next week, with special screenings and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment's release of a lavish new limited-edition box set. (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Home Entertainment)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As its 75th anniversary approaches, “Gone With the Wind” is again being celebrated as a timeless movie classic. But now, even the film’s distributor acknowledges the Civil War epic’s portrayal of slavery is dated and inaccurate.

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