Arthur to receive ShoWest honor

Vet thesp nabs Schreiber award

Veteran stage, film and TV performer Maureen Arthur, whose ties to Variety Club service organization go back decades to when her family owned one of the Midwest’s largest cinema chains, will receive the Ida Schreiber Award at ShoWest 1999.

The Schreiber Award honors an individual’s extraordinary service to, and on behalf of, the exhibition industry. The award will be presented to Arthur at ShoWest’s annual Reynolds & Reynolds breakfast March 11 at Bally’s hotel and casino complex in Las Vegas.

Previous recipients of the Schreiber Award include Eunice Chesler, Ann L. Craft, Theo Eartschi, Ruth Gronert, Jan Herring, Belinda Judson, Skeeter Maxey, Pearl Richardson and Sue Tankersley.

A past president of Variety Clubs of Southern California, Arthur is currently a VP of Variety Clubs Intl. and serves on the board of the Association of the Variety Clubs of the U.S. She has hosted numerous Variety Club telethons throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Arthur appeared in numerous films, including “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” “The Love Machine” and “Harry and Walter Go to New York.” She subsequently essayed a regular role on the CBS drama series “Empire.”

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