Deborah Kerr remembered by Carrie Rickey

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Deborah Kerr, 86, the cultivated Scottish rose beloved in such 1950s blockbusters as From Here to Eternity, The King and I, and An Affair to Remember, died Tuesday in Suffolk, England. For many years she had battled Parkinson’s disease with the dignified grace and quiet wit she brought to her many roles. Read more

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Carrie Rickey (Archived Contributor)

Carrie Rickey has been The Philadelphia Inquirer's film critic for 21 years and writes the newspaper's Flickgrrl blog. She has reviewed films as diverse as "Water" and "The Waterboy," profiled celebrities from Lillian Gish to Will Smith, and reported on technological beakthroughs from the video revolution to the rise of movies on demand. Her reviews are syndicated nationwide and she is a regular contributor to Entertainment Weekly, MSNBC and NPR. Rickey's essays appear in numerous anthologies, including "The Rolling Stone History of Rock & Roll," "The American Century," and the Library of America's "American Movie Critics."