Four handwritten pages from Charlie Chaplin's last intended project, "The Freak," a film Chaplin was scripting at the time of his death in 1977, goes on the auction block May 14 in Geneva.
Time Warner 1st-qtr. film division earnings $ 104 million "The Bodyguard" and "Sommersby" contributed to record earnings, which were posted by other TW entertainment divisions as well. Story, page 4.
The L.A. Film Critics Association has elected a new slate of officers. Henry Sheehan was chosen to succeed Charles Champlin as president of the organization. Michael Wilmington was selected as vice…
Unlike last year, when the Cannes Film Festival was bookended by two big American pictures, "Basic Instinct" and "Far and Away," this year's fest will open and close with French films.
New blood infuses British film industry with confidence, and "The Jungle Book" is still number one in Europe. For this and other international news, see Overseas Report, page 18.
Gaston Bitar has been hired by Samuel Goldwyn Co. as manager of human resources and administration. Joining Goldwyn from Hollywood-based Video Research Corp., Bitar will be responsible for day-to-day…
ABC senior VP of marketing Mark Zakarin is expected to receive expanded responsibility that will include overseeing reality specials. Caroline Ginsburg, who had been in current programs, is also said…
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The American musical "Crazy for You" and the American urban drama "Six Degrees of Separation" won top honors Sunday at the Laurence Olivier awards.