Inveterate gambler Nathan Detroit (Sinatra) would like to go straight and marry his showgirl fiancée, Miss Adelaide (Blaine), some 14 years into th(...)

 Tonalist (Joel Rosario) lands the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park, New York.

Vinny Fitzpatrick had never worn a nasal strip before and it felt kind of funny, as if it his nostrils were being pulled back slightly. But he could b(...)

Lotte Lenya: nothing else can quite hit the same spot of her voice, and, although you know this, you keep on wanting other performers to generate the same frisson. Photograph: Erich Auerbach/Getty Images

The music of Kurt Weill was something I knew before I knew that I knew it. Who hasn’t heard Mack the Knife? The song may be from an opera, but it has (...)

Ernie Watts: credit list runs to recordings for Barbra Streisand, Neil Diamond and the Rolling Stones. Photograph: Patricia Watts

If you’ve listened to music in the past 50 years, then you’ve probably heard Ernie Watts play his saxophone many times. Being a first-call horn pla(...)

Mickey Rooney (21) and Ava Gardner (19) in 1942, shortly after they applied for a marriage licence. Another seven marriages followed for Rooney, who died on Sunday. Photograph: AP

The death of Mickey Rooney at the age of 93 severs one more connection with Hollywood’s golden era of the 1930s. Indeed, a working actor almost(...)

Director Woody Allen speaking during the Los Angeles Film Festival last year.

Film director Woody Allen defended himself last night from newly published accusations by his now-adult adopted daughter that he molested her as a chi(...)

PJ Mansfield, son of Jim (third from right)  at the funeral of businessman, Jim Mansfield at the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saggart this morningh. Photo: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

The property developer and hotelier Jim Mansfield was remembered at his funeral today as “a unique and special patriarch who will always be remembered(...)

John and Edward Grimes aka Jedward in the The Merrion Hotel, The Front Hall, Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2 wearing Kennedy Blue suit in superfine wool (€745) from Louis Copeland. Photograph: Alan Betson

Picture, if you will, Christmas on planet Jedward: presents under the Christmas tree, logs on the open fire, boughs of holly decking the halls, and Jo(...)

Ronan Farrow: Sinatra would have been 78 at the time of Ronan’s conception. Photograph: Getty Images

Mia Farrow has hinted that the father of her son, Ronan, may be her ex-husband, Frank Sinatra, rather than her former partner, Woody Allen. Rumours ab(...)

Rome Cavalieri, Rome, Italy
Hotels with movie magic
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  • September 28, 2013, 01:00

Rome Cavalieri, Rome, Italyromecavalieri.comThis Waldorf hotel puts guests in the picture by recreating the film La Dolce Vita with them in the starri(...)