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May 30, 2007 | Deborah Netburn, Times Staff Writer
IN A television season that largely saw shows with unlikely premises ("Knights of Prosperity," "The Nine") fail to deliver on their promise of originality, that saw Aaron Sorkin's highly touted "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" turn out to be a big buzz kill, a few gleaming gems emerged.
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BUSINESS
March 11, 1997
Paramount elevated production chief John Goldwyn to the new position of president of motion pictures, paving the way for executive Michelle Manning to be named later as head of production. Under a new five-year deal, Goldwyn will continue reporting to Sherry Lansing, who heads the studio as chairman of the Paramount Pictures Motion Picture Group. Goldwyn is from one of Hollywood's best-known families. His grandfather was legendary filmmaker Samuel Goldwyn, one of the founders of MGM.
BUSINESS
November 24, 2003 | Claudia Eller, Times Staff Writer
John Goldwyn is stepping down as vice chairman of Paramount Pictures' Motion Picture Group, continuing the fallout from a prolonged box-office slump at the Viacom Inc.-owned movie studio. Goldwyn, the 45-year-old grandson of legendary movie mogul Samuel Goldwyn and son of independent producer and distributor Samuel Goldwyn Jr., has been at Paramount for 13 years and will remain there as a producer.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 2, 2001 | PATRICK GOLDSTEIN
To understand Sam Goldwyn, all you need to know is that he wept easily. The irrepressible Hollywood mogul cried when he won an Oscar for producing "The Best Years of Our Lives." He cried every time he watched the ending of "Stella Dallas," a movie he liked so much he made it twice, first as a 1925 silent film, then as a 1937 talkie with Barbara Stanwyck.
BUSINESS
November 24, 2003 | Claudia Eller, Times Staff Writer
John Goldwyn is stepping down as vice chairman of Paramount Pictures' Motion Picture Group, continuing the fallout from a prolonged box-office slump at the Viacom Inc.-owned movie studio. Goldwyn, the 45-year-old grandson of legendary movie mogul Samuel Goldwyn and son of independent producer and distributor Samuel Goldwyn Jr., has been at Paramount for 13 years and will remain there as a producer.
NEWS
May 30, 2007 | Deborah Netburn, Times Staff Writer
IN A television season that largely saw shows with unlikely premises ("Knights of Prosperity," "The Nine") fail to deliver on their promise of originality, that saw Aaron Sorkin's highly touted "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" turn out to be a big buzz kill, a few gleaming gems emerged.
BUSINESS
February 6, 1985
Richard L. Berger, former president of Walt Disney Productions, has been named senior vice president of production for United Artists Corp., one of the two newly formed film divisions of MGM/UA Entertainment Co. Berger will again be working with UA President Alan Ladd Jr. and Jay Kanter, president of Culver City-based UA's worldwide motion picture production. The three were at 20th Century Fox Film Corp. in the mid-1970s before the formation of Ladd Co. in 1979.
NEWS
December 18, 1993
Jennifer Howard, 68, a stage, film and television actress who was married to Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Miss Howard, the New York-born daughter of actress Claire Eames and "Gone With the Wind" screenwriter Sidney Howard, appeared on Broadway and other New York stages in the 1940s. She had roles in "A Winter's Tale," "Fatal Weakness" and "Sundown Beach," among other plays. In the 1960s, she appeared in such films as "Return to Peyton Place," "All Fall Down," "The Chapman Report" and "House of Women."
ENTERTAINMENT
October 2, 2001 | PATRICK GOLDSTEIN
To understand Sam Goldwyn, all you need to know is that he wept easily. The irrepressible Hollywood mogul cried when he won an Oscar for producing "The Best Years of Our Lives." He cried every time he watched the ending of "Stella Dallas," a movie he liked so much he made it twice, first as a 1925 silent film, then as a 1937 talkie with Barbara Stanwyck.
BUSINESS
March 11, 1997
Paramount elevated production chief John Goldwyn to the new position of president of motion pictures, paving the way for executive Michelle Manning to be named later as head of production. Under a new five-year deal, Goldwyn will continue reporting to Sherry Lansing, who heads the studio as chairman of the Paramount Pictures Motion Picture Group. Goldwyn is from one of Hollywood's best-known families. His grandfather was legendary filmmaker Samuel Goldwyn, one of the founders of MGM.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 1, 1985 | KEVIN THOMAS, Times Staff Writer
Not since "The Heretic" tried to follow up "The Exorcist" has there been so dismal a sequel as "Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment" (Citywide). "Police Academy" was such a good belly laugh that it's painful to watch Steve Guttenberg and its other talented graduates shot down by the sheer wretchedness of "Their First Assignment," which finds them sent to a Skid Row precinct to help rid the area of gang warfare.
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