Time-Life Video and Television has named Joel W. Westbrook to the new position of senior VP and exec producer of Time-Life Television.
Michael Grant, a personal manager, died in his sleep of apparent heart failure at his Beverly Hills home on Oct. 15.
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.
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…
Former Beckner-Gorman Prods. production veepee David Phillips has joined the motion picture literary department of the Metropolitan Talent Agency.
Tom and Mary Kay Arnholt, a girl, Jessica Jean, Aug. 20, St. John's Hospital. Father is VP, homevideo marketing and advertising, at B.D. Fox & Friends; mother is non-pro.
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.
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.
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Planes: Fire and Rescue
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