Former Buena Vista Home Video exec VP Richard Cohen has been named to the new post of president and chief executive of International Cablecasting Technology's new European subsidiary.
Gloria Buckles, an executive secretary in the motion picture industry for many years, died Sept. 20 of cancer at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital.
William Masselos, 72, a leading American pianist who introduced noted works by Charles Ives and Aaron Copland, died Oct. 23 at his home in N.Y. of complications from Parkinson's disease.
Charles Lee, 78, a comedy writer who worked for Bob Hope for 32 years, died Oct. 18 of heart failure at St. Joseph's Medical Center, Burbank, following a long illness.
Jackson Weaver, 72, a Washington, D.C., broadcaster who co-anchored WMAL-AM's morning drive-time slot for 32 years, died Oct. 20 of heart and kidney failure at Holy Cross Hospital there.
Viacom Entertainment's search for a successor to Dennis Gillespie, who stepped down last week as prexy of worldwide marketing, domestic features and off-net sales (Daily Variety, Oct. 22), has…
Dorothy Helen Baker, who appeared in several early Marx Brothers films, died Oct. 15.
The National Film Board of Canada has appointed Germaine Wong as its Paris representative. Leaving a position as English program branch national marketing manager, she replaces Pierre Ducharme, who…
William F. Chafin, 35, a record producer and founder of the gay mag QW, died Oct. 16 at his home in N.Y. of AIDS-related lymphoma.
Former Beckner-Gorman Prods. production veepee David Phillips has joined the motion picture literary department of the Metropolitan Talent Agency.
Pearl Smiley, mother of veteran distribution executive Avron Rosen, died Oct. 14 in Minneapolis.