Edward Charles (Tom) Richley, an orchestral percussionist for Big Band-era groups and numerous radio and television shows, died Jan. 22 of heart failure at age 91.
Hank Werba, 79, Variety's Rome bureau chief for 25 years and most recently bureau chief for Moving Picture Intl., died Jan. 29 in Rome of a heart attack.
Composer and lyricist Kay Swift, one of the first successful American female songwriters, died yesterday.
Kathryn Darling, mother of film editor Richard Darling, died Tuesday of a heart attack.
Al Cameron has been promoted to Triumph Releasing Corp.'s VP of branch administration. Cameron, who was formerly Triumph's director of branch operations since March 1988, will oversee day-to-day…
Uptown Entertainment yesterday appointed Mark Siegel executive VP and general manager, responsible for the daily operation of the company's record, film and television divisions.
Joe DiSalvo has been upped to general sales manager for Viacom Enterprises, where most recently he had been VP, sales, Northeast.
Jeanne Lengel, mother-in-law of producer Gary Smith, died of heart failure Jan. 25 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Jane Fowler Morrison, film editor, died Jan. 21 at the Motion Picture Home in Woodland Hills following a short illness.
With an apparent eye on widening its global stature, NATPE Intl. yesterday named Bruce Johansen, Multimedia Entertainment's West Coast international sales and programming VP, as its next president.
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Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real1Daily:$2.4M Cumulative:$34.5M Sony / TriStar -2.10%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$205.3M Disney -15.02%
Rio 23Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$79.6M Fox -28.13%