Stone urges release of more JFK info

GOOD MORNING: “This is a good start, but it is only the beginning,” says Oliver Stone (“JFK”) of the release of some 800,000 pages of government documents on the Kennedy assassination.” Stone says he’s “gratified,” but “only about one-third of all the JFK files have yet been released. An estimated 1 million to 2 million documents are still secret. The CIA alone is still withholding some 160,000 pages of material,” he claims. “I call upon the President to quicky appoint a review board as required by law so that the rest of his material can be reviewed and released. And I urge Attorney General Janet Reno to re-open the Justice Dept.’s investigation into the assassination. This case is not closed, it cannot be closed until all the files are opened and all facts are known. The American people expect no less than the truth from their government.”… Stone is currently busy looping his two films, “Heaven and Earth ,” his Vietnam-set movie, and “Natural Born Killers,” a reflection of the times, the media and murder. Both Stone pix are for WB … The Heidi Fleiss-Ivan Nagy story has been optioned “for six figures” from Nagy by Larry Thompson, who plans to make a vidmovie of the relationship between the pair whose final chapters are yet to be written, agrees Thompson. Thompson has never met Fleiss and says he can make the movie without her OK. “She is a now a public figure.” Would Nagy direct? “He might,” says Thompson, for whom Nagy had previously directed NBC’s “Intimate Encounters.” In Daily Variety’s review Sept. 30, 1986, Tom Gerard wrote, “It isn’t easy to make a film about sex boring, but ‘Intimate Encounters’ manages.” Of his upcoming telepic, Thompson tells me “I’m not interested in names — but in their (Fleiss-Nagy) obsessive, complex relationship. It’s a fascinating drama still unfolding.” Other Thompson projects are “Broken Promises,””Seven Deadly Sins,””The Prophet,” and he adds, “I’ve been trying to get networks to buy the Mother Teresa story.” That’s quite a parlay from Fleiss-Nagy to Mother Teresa. “I’m a producer,” said Thompson.”

UH HUH! That trio of Diet Pepsi pulchritude, Darlene Dillinger, Gretchen Palmer and Meilani Paul segued from single syllables with Ray Charles to their own commercial this summer on the beach (Uh Huh!). And on Aug. 26, they’ll do a live presentation for CBS’ Jeff Sagansky for a potential hourlong variety series. Jerry Golod’s jaygee Prods. will present ’em at the Glam Slam Club owned by Prince. Bruce McKay is producer … Marvin Antonowsky and TV writer Leonora Thuna tie the knot today in N.Y. at the home of Martin and Norma Stevens. It’s the first marriage for both. Frank Price is best man and Freda Green, the bride’s sister, is matron of honor. Antonowsky and Price just returned from London and a rough cut viewing of Richard Attenborough’s “Shadowlands” for Savoy/Spelling starring Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger. They are confident it will get hefty Oscar recognition and will platform release it at Christmas for Oscar consideration. It gets a N.Y. sneak Sept. 18. Bernice and Sidney Korshak celebrated their 50th wedding anni with a party at home for longtime friends including the Lou Wassermans, Cubby Broccolis, Tony Martins, Angie Dickinson, Dinah Shore, Frank Yablans and Robert Evans, who read a chapter about Korshak titled “The Myth” from his book in turnaround from Simon & Schuster. Evans claims three publishers are bidding for it. He wants a Par go-ahead on another project, a remake of the 1950 William Dieterle “September Affair,” which starred Joan Fontaine and Joseph Cotten … Angie Dickinson is guestarring in this week’s “Daddy Dearest” with Don Rickles and Richard Lewis in which she is fixed up with Rickles but she goes after Lewis. “Mrs. Robinson has nothing on me,” laughs Angie of the show. Dickinson advises her music-loving pals to take in Amy and David Dial who bring back good music weekends at the Burbank Airport Hilton. . .

“ADULT,””CONTEMPORARY,” are a few of the adjectives used to describe the kind of music coming back to the Hollywood Palladium. Steve Silberman, CEO of Palladium Investment, Inc. which has renovated the music hall, announces the new booking procedures Thursday at a confab including Les Brown, whose band of you-know-what helped make the Palladium a happy place to bring a date … Gregory Scott (age 7) intro’s his first platter, “Bring Me Madonna On Christmas Night” (Hit Intl.) and tapes (and directs) the music video Sept. 6-7. He’s also readying to direct his musical feature, “Follow the Stars”…”Forever Plaid” goes on forever — well almost. It’s extended again to Sept. 26, which pleases the many repeat patrons and charities for which the Plaids perform … Sharon Stone is George Burns’ “date” at Sunday’s NBC “Comedy Hall of Fame” presentation at the BevHilton … Among those on hand were Betty and Gene Barry — on Sunday, he taped a scene for his upcoming “Burkes’ Law” at Fred Hayman’s on Rodeo Drive … Emmy nominee Sara Gilbert was farewell-partied by family and pals as she’s off to Yale. A set of her ‘dorm” will be built in N.Y so she can tape some “Roseanne” segs. But she’ll be back here for the Emmys.

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