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Hilary Harris

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Academy Award-winning documentary and experimental filmmaker Hilary Harris died of kidney failure Oct. 26 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He was 69. A New York native, Harris attended Columbia U…

Norman E. Rothstein

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Norman E. Rothstein, theatrical-entertainment producer, general manager and consultant for more than 40 years, died Dec. 23 of cancer at his home in New York City. He was 63. Rothstein produced or…

John LaForge

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John LaForge, a former weather forecaster and TV station general manager, died Nov. 17 of cancer in Duluth, Minn. He was 68. LaForge was a weatherman in the 1950s for Channel 3, then known as…

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Theodore R. Scott

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Theodore R. “Ted” Scott, a former Honolulu radio personality and actor, died Thursday Oct. 28 in Redlands. He was 85. Scott came to Hawaii in 1950 as a radio announcer for station KULA. He worked for…

Jimmy Moore

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Jimmy Moore, a championship billiards player and technical adviser to films involving the sport, died Nov. 17 in Albuquerque, N.M., of natural causes. He was 89. “Cowboy” Jimmy Moore won the National…

Dick Peabody

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Dick Peabody, the 6-foot-6-inch actor who portrayed the gentle giant farmboy Littlejohn on the 1960s TV series “Combat,” died Dec. 27 of prostate cancer in El Camino, a community near Placerville…

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Exec Shuffle

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Bradley M. Fazzari has joined the Itsy Bitsy Entertainment Co. as senior licensing manager of off-screen entertainment. Fazzari was formerly senior product manager for Mattel/Arco Toys.He will be…

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