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June 23, 2000
Philip Romano, a retired motion picture studio worker, died Tuesday at his home in Oxnard. He was 75. He was born July 26, 1924, in New York, where he grew up and went to school. Romano served in the Coast Guard during World War II. After the war, he moved to California and began working in back lot productions for Paramount Studios and Universal Pictures. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed assembling radio-controlled airplanes.
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January 12, 2002 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Otto Spoerri retired as controller of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on New Year's Eve after a 24-year tenure. Spoerri was best known in Hollywood as the man who annually decided who sat where at the Academy Awards, a position of such clout that the Wall Street Journal once described Spoerri, 68, as "the ultimate arbiter of industry power."
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October 18, 1999 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"A Conversation With Gregory Peck," premiering tonight on Turner Classic Movies, is a revealing look at the day-to-day life of one of cinema's most beloved actors, probably best known for the 1962 classic "To Kill a Mockingbird." The two-hour documentary, produced by Oscar winner Barbara Kopple, Peck's daughter Cecilia Peck and Linda Saffire, follows the 83-year-old as he performs his one-man show--an evening of clips and storytelling--around the country.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 23, 2000
Philip Romano, a retired motion picture studio worker, died Tuesday at his home in Oxnard. He was 75. He was born July 26, 1924, in New York, where he grew up and went to school. Romano served in the Coast Guard during World War II. After the war, he moved to California and began working in back lot productions for Paramount Studios and Universal Pictures. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed assembling radio-controlled airplanes.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 31, 1992 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sylvia Sidney, one of the grand dames of the cinema, has no intention of retiring. "As long as I have got a brain and I can remember the lines and they pay me well, I will do it," quipped the 82-year-old actress in a recent interview over the phone from her home in Danbury, Conn. The diminutive but feisty Sidney's latest film is the acclaimed comedy-drama, "Used People."
NEWS
May 26, 1997 | JUBE SHIVER JR., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to draw on the congressional support his client enjoys, the lawyer for Air Force 1st Lt. Kelly Flinn said Sunday that he will appeal the order under which the nation's first female B-52 pilot agreed to leave the service to escape a court-martial on charges involving adultery, lying and disobedience.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 12, 2002 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Otto Spoerri retired as controller of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on New Year's Eve after a 24-year tenure. Spoerri was best known in Hollywood as the man who annually decided who sat where at the Academy Awards, a position of such clout that the Wall Street Journal once described Spoerri, 68, as "the ultimate arbiter of industry power."
ENTERTAINMENT
October 18, 1999 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"A Conversation With Gregory Peck," premiering tonight on Turner Classic Movies, is a revealing look at the day-to-day life of one of cinema's most beloved actors, probably best known for the 1962 classic "To Kill a Mockingbird." The two-hour documentary, produced by Oscar winner Barbara Kopple, Peck's daughter Cecilia Peck and Linda Saffire, follows the 83-year-old as he performs his one-man show--an evening of clips and storytelling--around the country.
NEWS
May 26, 1997 | JUBE SHIVER JR., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to draw on the congressional support his client enjoys, the lawyer for Air Force 1st Lt. Kelly Flinn said Sunday that he will appeal the order under which the nation's first female B-52 pilot agreed to leave the service to escape a court-martial on charges involving adultery, lying and disobedience.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 31, 1992 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sylvia Sidney, one of the grand dames of the cinema, has no intention of retiring. "As long as I have got a brain and I can remember the lines and they pay me well, I will do it," quipped the 82-year-old actress in a recent interview over the phone from her home in Danbury, Conn. The diminutive but feisty Sidney's latest film is the acclaimed comedy-drama, "Used People."
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