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October 18, 2007 thurs
October 18th, 2007

One month to go for the Raggedy Ann Reunion. The Mark Goodsen Auditorium at the American Film Institute will be the site on November 17th, a saturday. We'll commence with a screening of the film from a 35mm CinemaScope print provided by Mark Kausler, followed by a panel discussion by some of the original crew. A simultaneous event is planned for New York City by ASIFA*East. All are welcome, admission is a small donation towards the ASIFA/Hollywood Archive.

Birthdays: Cannaletto, Lotte Lenya, Leo G. Carroll, George C. Scott, Jesse Helms, Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Lee Harvey Oswald, Mike Dytka, Peter Boyle, Inger Stevens, Violetta Chamorro, Wendy Wasserstein, Wynton Marsalis, Martina Navratilova, Jean Claude Van Damme

FEAST OF ST. LUKE. According to ancient sources Luke was actually a physician, but Medieval tradition made him the protector of artists. In Rome during the Renaissance Titian, Rubens were members of the Guild of St. Luke. The first record we have of El Greco was of him paying his union dues.