Lena Horne

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'Sexism stands at the door': 11 female film-makers written out of mainstream Hollywood history
Maya Angelou and Jean Seberg were just some of the women who faced everything from racism and sexism to transphobia, yet produced some of cinema’s most defining pictures

Helen O'Hara

02, Mar, 2021 @10:53 AM

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Sex, lies and celluloid: how realistic is Netflix's drama Hollywood?
It’s got orgies, arrests, scandals and eccentrics. But is the central story – about gay and black people triumphing in 1940s Tinseltown – realistic? We sift the ugly facts from glossy fiction

Pamela Hutchinson

21, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Clarke Peters: ‘Many people aren’t aware of Lena Horne’s struggle’
The star of The Wire and Treme on his new musical about the American singer, actor and activist – and his ‘surf noir’ project with Hugh Laurie

Interview by Liz Hoggard

14, May, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Sidney Lumet, giant of American cinema, dies at 86
Sidney Lumet was an impassioned director who received more than 50 Oscar nominations for films including 12 Angry Men and Dog Day Afternoon

Philip French

09, Apr, 2011 @11:07 PM

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Lena Horne: a silken voice and fiery pride
Tributes flow in after singer and Hollywood star who battled segregation and McCarthyism dies at 92

Ed Pilkington in New York

10, May, 2010 @5:36 PM

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Lena Horne obituary
Velvet-voiced singer, actor and activist who broke new ground for black performers

John Fordham

10, May, 2010 @4:52 PM

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Lena Horne - a lady not for turning

Dave Gelly: Throughout a career that brought international acclaim, the legendary showbiz star never once softened her firm stance against racism

Dave Gelly

10, May, 2010 @2:50 PM

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Lena Horne's life in pictures

A look back at the career of Lena Horne, the singer, actor and activist who has died aged 92

10, May, 2010 @10:24 AM

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Lena Horne, singer and black activist, dies

Actor and singer who broke down racial barriers in film and music industries dies, aged 92

Matthew Weaver and Associated Press

10, May, 2010 @8:40 AM

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