August 8, 1986
Director Robert E. Wise has been elected to a second term as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Also returned to office are: vice president Richard Kahn, treasurer Ted Rudloff and secretary Charles M. Powell. Wriet-producer Fay Kanin was elected first vice president and art director Gene Allen was elected a vice president.
February 18, 1989
I do not understand why the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences believes that it owns any awarded Oscar; do bowling leagues own the trophies they present to noteworthy keglers? If, as academy President Richard Kahn said, the awards "are given" for individual achievement, the recipients should be able to keep, give away, lend, sell, bequeath or discard said awards. MARTHA ABELL Seal Beach
December 7, 1988 |
"Oliver!"--the 1968 best picture Oscar winner--celebrates its 20th anniversary Dec. 13 with an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Academy Foundation screening and panel discussion. Oliver Reed and Shani Wells are among the actors and artists in the Carol Reed-directed film expected to attend. Academy President Richard Kahn, who will serve as host and moderator of "Film Classics Revisited: The Making of Oliver!
September 17, 1991
An ad-hoc committee of film industry marketing executives will present its Charlie Award, named for the late veteran marketing executive Charles M. Powell, to Charles Champlin, recently retired arts editor of The Times. Committee chairman Barry Lorie of MGM/Pathe said the award pays tribute to those revered within and beyond their chosen fields. Previous recipients were outgoing Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences president Richard Kahn and former Daily Variety Editor Thomas M. Pryor.
July 26, 1989 |
The annual Academy Awards presentations will return next year to the Los Angeles Music Center after two years at the city's Shrine Auditorium, it was announced today. The academy's Board of Governors said the ceremonies will be held March 26, 1990, at the Music Center, which had been their home for 19 years.