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BUSINESS
November 6, 1988
Jared Jussim has been named executive vice president-legal affairs at each of Columbia Pictures Entertainment's motion picture and television units. He will continue to be in the company's Burbank office. Jussim previously was senior vice president-studio legal affairs at Columbia Pictures.
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BUSINESS
April 25, 1989
William Loper has been named senior vice president-advertising at Columbia Pictures, Burbank. Loper previously was senior vice president-advertising at MGM Pictures.
BUSINESS
August 8, 1991 | ALAN CITRON
The famous torch lady of Columbia Pictures Entertainment Co. got a new moniker Wednesday as the board unanimously voted to rename the company Sony Pictures Entertainment. The name change is designed to lessen confusion between the parent company and its two subsidiaries--Columbia Pictures and Tri-Star Pictures. It also raises the profile of Sony Inc., the Japanese electronics giant that acquired Columbia for $3.4 billion in 1989.
NEWS
November 22, 2013 | By Daniel Rothberg
On Nov. 21, 1963, film critics were planning to catch a special preview of Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove " the next day. But when the news came from Dallas on Nov. 22, those plans changed. "NEVER HELD ... THE DAY KENNEDY WAS SHOT," one guest scribbled on an invitation that resurfaced Friday on Reddit and other social media (see below), with many identifying the handwriting as Kubrick's own. Though it's difficult to confirm the source of the writing, city guide TimeOut London reported on a Kubrick exhibition that included an invitation card with the same text written on it in the director's handwriting.
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