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July 23, 1986
Robert Halmi Sr. has been named chairman and chief executive of Robert Halmi Inc., New York. Robert Halmi Jr. was named president and chief operating officer, posts that were previously held by Halmi Sr.
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February 23, 1989 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
A sage once said that success has many fathers, while failure is an orphan. Qintex Entertainment is one of several proud fathers of the smash television miniseries "Lonesome Dove." David Evans, chief executive of the Australian-controlled independent production firm in Beverly Hills, said Wednesday that the Old West drama has "really put us on the map" with the TV industry in Europe, as well as in this country.
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February 23, 1989 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
A sage once said that success has many fathers, while failure is an orphan. Qintex Entertainment is one of several proud fathers of the smash television miniseries "Lonesome Dove." David Evans, chief executive of the Australian-controlled independent production firm in Beverly Hills, said Wednesday that the Old West drama has "really put us on the map" with the TV industry in Europe, as well as in this country.
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October 28, 1986 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
Hal Roach Studios, which last June bought 20% of New York-based television film producer Robert Halmi Inc., reported Monday a new bid to broaden its scope by acquiring film producer Ray Stark's independent movie production firm and joining Stark in a joint television production venture. The parties said they signed a "non-binding letter of intent" for Roach to exchange an undisclosed amount of stock for Ray Stark Productions and its subsidiary, Rastar Productions.
BUSINESS
July 23, 1986
Robert Halmi Sr. has been named chairman and chief executive of Robert Halmi Inc., New York. Robert Halmi Jr. was named president and chief operating officer, posts that were previously held by Halmi Sr.
BUSINESS
October 12, 1988 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
American media keep using "brash" to describe Australian financiers, including Christopher Skase. But the label just doesn't seem to fit this 40-year-old television broadcasting baron from Brisbane, who has one foot firmly in Hollywood. In an interview Tuesday, the sartorially exact Aussie came across as cautious and methodical, talking circumspectly about plans to expand his U.S. toehold by, oh, maybe $1 billion or $2 billion.
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April 4, 1989 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
Christopher Skase is no Rupert Murdoch--not in background and certainly not in name recognition. But with his deal last Friday to buy most of the assets of MGM/UA Communications, Skase is preparing to follow in the famous media baron's tracks to become the second Australian to take over a major Hollywood movie studio. The 40-year-old Skase is the majority shareholder of Brisbane-based Qintex Group, which boasts $2 billion of assets in resorts and television broadcasting and programming.
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