Joel (left) and Ethan Coen wrote and directed Fargo, The Big Lebowski, O Brother Where Art Thou?, No Country for Old Men, A Serious Man and True Grit. Their latest film is Inside Llewyn Davis. Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Peter O'Toole rides across the desert in Jordan during the filming of Lawrence of Arabia in November 1961. He says that at first, learning to ride a camel was "impossible." AP hide caption

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Jim Hall performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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In All Is Lost, Robert Redford plays an unnamed sailor, stranded at sea on a badly damaged yacht. Daniel Daza/Roadside Attractions/Lionsgate hide caption

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Michael Sheen plays Dr. William Masters, the senior member of a research team that conducted pioneering studies for more than three decades into the physiology of human sexuality. Michael Desmond/Showtime hide caption

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President Bush speaks to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in Philadelphia, on July 26, 2007. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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Delia Ephron is a novelist and playwright. Her essays have been published in The New York Times, O, Vogue and the Huffington Post. Her older sister, writer Nora Ephron, died in June 2012. Elena Seibert/Penguin Group hide caption

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Sondheim, shown here in 1974, won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for Sunday in the Park with George. He has also received eight Tony Awards, eight Grammy awards and a Kennedy Center Honor. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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A lot of what we think we know about interrogation tactics comes from television and movies. Above (from left), Robert Ryan, Robert Mitchum and Robert Young appear in a scene from the 1947 film Crossfire. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Mark Mulcahy, the songwriter behind the much-beloved "Hey Sandy," returns after eight years and a tragic loss. R. Murray/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The price of gold rose dramatically after Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008. David Paul Morris/Getty Images hide caption

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Ted Williams, pictured here in 1941, was deeply marked by his parents' absence while he and his brother were growing up. AP hide caption

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Alexander Payne arrives at the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards in 2012. Chris Pizzello/AP hide caption

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