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Wednesday Jul 30 | Effingham Herald

James Garner: a singular talent with his tongue in his cheek

James Garner and Sally Field in the 1985 hit film "Murphy's Romance," which earned Garner his only Academy Award nomination.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

Heads Up! James Garner Tribute on TCM Tonight 7/28/14

An enormously likable and well-respected star since the early 1950s, James Garner was an Oscar-nominated American actor with a knack for playing lovable rogues in scores of films and television series.

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New Urban Legends

James Garner in Korea

Claim: Actor James Garner detected the presence of an enemy patrol during the Korean War through the smell of garlic.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Salon

The truth about our Wi-Fi society: What the quest for constant connection really means

Beware the dark powers of Netflix. There I was, last Sunday morning, reading the news of actor James Garner's death on my laptop and nostalgically recalling how much my father, a longtime TV critic, had loved Garner's benchmark 1970s-era private-eye drama, "The Rockford Files."

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The Times

Your favorite TV detective: Do you have a clue?

Before the current Golden Age of television's "CSI" franchise, there was the Golden Age of TV's Detective.

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Detroit Free Press

TCM salutes charming cynic James Garner

When James Garner passed away last weekend, Hollywood lost an actor who could charm with his cynicism, size up an opponent with a single dubious glance and convey a lifetime of love with a gentle phrase or two.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Martin Tahse dies; produced 'ABC Afterschool Specials'

Martin Tahse, a stage and television producer best known for his work on "ABC Afterschool Specials" and other programs aimed at young audiences, died July 1 in a nursing home in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Felicity Huffman, Theater, Arts, The Rockford Files, Action TV, Drama, Maverick, Comedy

NewsOK.com

Remembering James Garner with 7 favorite films

In appreciation: Remembering Oklahoma native James Garner with 7 favorite films James Garner's list of movie credits is long and varied.

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Related Topix: Murphy's Romance, Comedy Movies, The Rockford Files, The Americanization of Emily, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Support Your Local Sheriff!, Western, Maverick, Adventure

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

The Grim Reaper of showbiz

I must start by saying farewell to Hollywood star James Garner. He is best remembered for the two television series Maverick and The Rockford Files, but he was also a leading man of cinema in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

OpEdNews

The Progressive Sensibilities of James Garner

Watching The Rockford Files television reruns from the 1970s, there was something reassuring in recent years knowing the show's star, actor James Garner, was still around.

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Examiner.com

James Garner's best on TCM and DVD

Best known for "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files," actor James Garner starred in over fifty films during his lifetime before passing away on July 19. We are joined by some of his fans to help remember the legacy he left on television and film.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Poteau Daily News & Sun

James Garner - Norman, Oklahoma

Norman native, James Garner passed away on July 19, in his home in Los Angeles at the age of 86. James Scott Bumgarner was born in Norman where his father owned a store, where he worked until starting school.

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The Oregonian

Hollywood stars pay tribute to James Garner; Snoop Dogg smoked pot at the White House?...

James Garner, left, starred with Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland and Clint Eastwood in "Space Cowboys" in 2000.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Duncan Banner

Family, friends remember Garner's Norman roots

Flowers started arriving at the James Garner statue at Main Street and Jones Avenue Sunday morning after residents learned of the famed actor and Norman native's death Saturday night in California.

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TheCelebrityCafe

James Garner gets 10-film marathon on TCM

While James Garner is best known for his television roles on Maverick and The Rockford Files , the actor starred in countless films and even earned an Oscar nomination in his later career.

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Los Angeles Times

James Garner nearly got into a fight to protect Santa Monica Mountains

Actor James Garner, center, points at L.A. Councilman Karl Rundberg, left, during an argument about the Santa Monica Mountains.

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Los Angeles Times

'Apes' still on top. 'Sex Tape' fails to arouse. James Garner R.I.P.

The Skinny: One of my happier childhood memories was watching "The Rockford Files" every Friday night with my father.

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Orange Juice

Time to replace the Oc Tca Commissiona .again

The Transportation Corridor Agencies are the two joint-powers agencies - the Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency and the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency - formed in 1986 to manage the planning, financing, construction and operation of State Routes 73, 133, 241 and 261 .

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Star Online

James Garner: Longevity as a leading man

Shifting easily between comedy and drama, imbued with a sardonic charm, James Garner was part of a line of Hollywood leading men, extending back to Cary Grant and forward to George Clooney, who meld good looks, charisma and self-deprecating wit.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

The actor spent time signing autographs during a movie shoot in Maydelle

An East Texas town is remembering the famous actor who put their small city on the map.

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