Longtime assistant worked on 'Airplane!,' more
Betty Moos, who worked as an assistant to Joe Dante and for several studios, died Oct. 4 in Los Angeles. She was 79.A Los Angeles native, she began her career in the 1940s at National Screen Service and moved to American International Pictures in the 1950s. She also worked for Roger Corman’s New World Pictures, and worked on productions inclding “Airplane!,” “Flashdance,” “Innerspace” and “Gremlins 2.” She is survived by a son, Adam Moos, an exec at Columbia; a daughter, Devorah Moos Hankin, a former motion picture exec and four grandchildren. Donations may be made to Stop Cancer.