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.
Dorothy Helen Baker, who appeared in several early Marx Brothers films, died Oct. 15.
In a restructuring of its international TV wing, Paramount announced yesterday that Patrick Stambaugh has been upped to VP of European sales.
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…
Maggie Comer Robinson, 88, whose methods of educating children and parents out of the poverty cycle were the subject of a book, a PBS docu and a funk/rock album, died Sept. 29 in an East Chicago…
Michael O. Johnson was upped to the new position of president Buena Vista Home Video Intl., from senior veep of BVHVI. He will now report directly to Bill Mechanic, president of international…
Laurie Pozmantier has been named vice president of program development and international co-production for Turner Network Television, a new post. She will guide TNT's emerging presence as a partner…
Robert Tamplin, a former CBS executive, died of stomach cancer Sept. 18.
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%