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John C. Mahon Jr.

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John C. Mahon Jr., an educator who served as one of the original professors and lecturers at UCLA’s Motion Picture Department and later at NYU, died Jan. 14 of respiratory failure at Orange Hills…

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Exec Shuffle

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Graham Henderson has been tapped by Universal Music Canada as senior VP of business affairs and commerce. In his newly created position, Henderson will head the legal staff at Universal and be…

Bernice Petkere

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Composer Bernice Petkere, whom Irving Berlin once called the “Queen of Tin Pan Alley,” died Jan. 7 of natural causes at Queen of Angels Hospital in Los Angeles. She was 98. Petkere is best remembered…

Carolyn Cohen

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Carolyn Cohen, mother of publicist Ronni Chasen and writer-director Larry Cohen, died Jan. 17 following a lengthy battle with emphysema. She was 88. A native New Yorker, she ran her own real estate…

Harry Rosenbaum

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Harry Rosenbaum, who discovered comedians Larry Storch and Jay Lawrence, died Jan. 9 of complications from pneumonia in Englewood, N.J. He was 96. Rosenbaum discovered Storch and Lawrence at the…

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World Briefs

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JAPAN Japanese net TV Asahi, the only web not listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, will put its shares on the Tokyo bourse by the end of the year. The proceeds from the listing will be used to help…

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