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  • Biz

Exec Shuffle

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Two exec appointments have been made at Fox Family Worldwide. Steven C. Leblang has been named senior veepee, research and strategic planning for the company. In his new position, Leblang will…

Jack McFadden

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Jack McFadden, who managed the careers of country music stars Billy Ray Cyrus, Buck Owens and Keith Whitley, died Tuesday of liver cirrhosis in Nashville. He was 71. His death came the day after…

Helen Carter

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Helen Carter, of the singing Carter family, whose songs from the Appalachia region helped popularize country music, died June 2 at Vanderbilt U. Medical Center in Nashville following a lengthy…

  • Film

Van Damme pic ignites

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"Inferno," produced by and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, has begun principal photography. Filming is taking place in the Mojave Desert area over an eight-week period. Van Damme plays a drifter with…

Sheldon Gunsberg

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Sheldon Gunsberg, a film exhibition and distribution executive for more than half a century, died Thursdayof a heart attack at his home in New York City. He was 78. Gunsberg served as president of…

Joshua Hanig

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Documentary filmmaker Joshua Hanig died June 1 of pancreatic cancer in Los Angeles. He was 46. He produced several documentaries for PBS including “Generation at Risk” and “Storytellers,” a…

Norman Stuart

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Dialogue director Norman Stuart, whose acting career ranged from legit roles with Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne to TV shows during the 1950s, died June 9 of cancer at Hollywood home. He was 89…

Jerry Neil Capehart

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Songrwriter/manager Jerry Neil Capehart, who co-wrote the hit “Summertime Blues,”died Sundayin Nashville, Tenn., from brain cancerat age 69. He co-wrote the hit in 45 minutes in 1958 with Eddie…

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Pubbery kidding the U.K.

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Simon & Schuster is expanding its presence in the children's book market in the United Kingdom. Simon & Schuster's U.S.-based children's division and Pocket Books imprint announced Friday the launch…

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