Harry Francis, a theater manager for the Mann Theatres circuit for more than 60 years, died in Los Angeles March 2 of a heart attack.
He was 82.
Francis began his career with Fox West Coast in his hometown of Long Beach in 1932.
After managing numerous Los Angeles-area Fox houses for 38 years, he was transferred to Westwood Village in 1970, where he worked until taking a leave of absence from the Bruin Theatre a year ago.
He is survived by his wife, two sons and many grandchildren.