Mickey (far left) on the set of Wizard of Oz.Last month Daily RFT reported that Linda Dodge, the former caretaker of Wizard of Oz actor Mickey Carroll, had sued the National Enquirer and Carroll's niece, Janet Finocchiaro, on charges that the two slandered her in a 2009 article accusing Dodge of ... More >>
Photo: Jennifer SilverbergCarroll at his home in 2007.Linda Dodge, the former caretaker of Wizard of Oz actor Mickey Carroll, has filed a lawsuit against the National Enquirer and Carroll's niece, Janet Finocchiaro, claiming Dodge was defamed in an article appearing two years ago in the gossip ma ... More >>
A smattering of about 200 people attended a funeral this morning for Mickey Carroll, who until his death last week at the age of 89 was one of the last remaining Munchkins from the Wizard of Oz. At a service in the cavernous St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, Carroll -- born Michael Finocchiaro -- was re ... More >>
Photo: Jennifer SilverbergMickey Carroll's story came in at the fourth most-read last week.The blog posts come fast and furious, most of the time, here on Daily RFT, so if you missed the big ones from last week (May 4-10), here are the top ten most-read posts, courtesy of your friends at Google Anal ... More >>
Week of December 27, 2007
Walk of Fame: Munchkin Mickey Carroll comes up short.
Who's more untrustworthy: Ian or a Munchkin?
Joe Edwards gives the Munchkin his due.
Have a heart and give our St. Louis Munchkin a star on the Walk of Fame.
What does an old Munchkin have to do to earn a place on the St. Louis Walk of Fame?
A toddler and her dad road-test alt-lullabies for B-Sides, while the Downtown Trio adds jazz and pizzazz to local TV staple the Fan Show.
Week of December 21, 2006
Master classes with the stars, plus performances by local favorites, make the St. Louis Tap Festival click