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December 17, 2004 | Lee Margulies
Roger Mayer, president of Turner Entertainment Co., will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the Academy Awards on Feb. 27, the movie academy said Thursday. Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted to honor Mayer because of his contributions to the industry as chairman of the board of the Motion Picture and Television Fund and as founding board chairman of the National Film Preservation Foundation.
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December 17, 2004 | Lee Margulies
Roger Mayer, president of Turner Entertainment Co., will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the Academy Awards on Feb. 27, the movie academy said Thursday. Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted to honor Mayer because of his contributions to the industry as chairman of the board of the Motion Picture and Television Fund and as founding board chairman of the National Film Preservation Foundation.
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August 8, 1998 | DEBRA CANO and YUNG KIM and CHRIS CEBALLOS
The Saddleback Valley Unified School District announced new administrative appointments for the 1998-99 school year. They are: * Jim Scmalbach, principal, Santiago Elementary School. * Roger Mayer, assistant principal, Portola Hills and Lake Forest elementary schools. * Bill Rollins, assistant principal, Trabuco Hills High School. * Sandra Kataoka, assistant principal, El Toro High School. * Kathryn Scheidler, activities director, El Toro High School.
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November 3, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
USC's School of Cinema-Television will offer a six part-course on a timely subject, namely "Color Conversion--the New Frontier in Motion Pictures & Television."
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February 15, 1989 | ALEENE MacMINN and Shauna Snow, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
After reviewing contracts between RKO and Orson Welles and his Mercury Productions company, Turner Entertainment Co. has dropped plans to colorize Welles' classic film, "Citizen Kane." "While a court test might uphold our legal right to colorize the film, provisions of the contract could be read to prohibit colorization without permission of the Welles estate," Roger Mayer, president of Turner Entertainment, said Tuesday.
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August 21, 1986
Roger L. Mayer was named president and chief operating and administrative officer of the newly formed Turner Entertainment Co., Los Angeles. Mayer, a 25-year veteran of MGM, had been senior vice president-administration and president of MGM Laboratories Inc.
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March 22, 1989 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Play It Again, Sam: The assistant manager of the public radio station in the wind-swept community of Sand Point, Alaska, has come up with a novel way of raising money. Lauretta MacBeth, with permission from Turner Entertainment Company, is playing the 1942 movie classic "Casablanca" over the radio. "With all our funds being cut we had to think of creative ways of raising money," said MacBeth.
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February 28, 2005
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August 28, 1986
Turner Entertainment Co., the firm owned by Atlanta broadcast magnate Ted Turner, will be located in the city of Los Angeles, not in Culver City, according to a letter to the City Council from Roger L. Mayer, a senior vice president of MGM Entertainment Co. who is scheduled to become president. Turner Entertainment Co., which acquired MGM's film library but sold its studios to Lorimar-Telepictures Corp.
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November 9, 1988 | JACK MATHEWS
For those viewers with the right equipment, reds and blues won't be the only changes they'll notice in the colorized version of "Casablanca." The 1942 classic is also being broadcast in stereo. Without much promotion, and with no apparent opposition, Turner Entertainment began having the sound tracks of its colorized films redone in computer-generated stereo a year ago. Both "Casablanca" and "Key Largo," which are double-billed tonight on TBS, now have stereo tracks.
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