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June 5, 2004 | By a Times Staff Writer
Trudy Marshall, a former New York photographers' model who starred with Laurel and Hardy in the 1943 film "Dancing Masters" and appeared in a number of other films in the 1940s, died May 23 in her Century City home. She was 84. Her family said she had suffered from lung cancer.
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August 7, 1997 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
June Van Dyke, producer of fashion shows and a wardrobe coordinator who was a longtime assistant to costume designer Edith Head, has died. She was 69. Van Dyke died Friday in her Los Angeles home of respiratory complications. For many years, Van Dyke managed the Cinema Glamour Shop, which sells movie and television stars' donated clothing and costumes to benefit the Motion Picture and Television Fund. She also was a tireless worker with the Screen Smart Set Auxiliary of the fund.
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November 9, 2000
Mary Sinclair, whose model-perfect appearance earned her a CBS contract in the early days of live television in the 1950s, has died. She was 78. Sinclair died Sunday in Phoenix, publicist and personal friend Suzanne Wickham said Tuesday in Los Angeles. Born and reared in San Diego, Sinclair moved to New York City to become a Conover model in the 1940s.
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October 7, 1997 | SYLVIA L. OLIANDE
To celebrate what it has produced over the years, Pierce College officials are looking for distinguished former students to honor as part of the school's 50th anniversary activities. College officials are seeking nominations of Pierce alumni who have made their mark in the community, in education, or on the job, or who have devoted their time to helping others. Organizers said they decided to honor outstanding former students because the mission of the college is to create community leaders.
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November 8, 2000
Rita A. Edelman, who lived a life filled with celebrities and philanthropy, has died at the age of 90. Edelman died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She was the widow of prolific television and motion picture producer Lou Edelman, whose films included the 1951 biopic of songwriter Gus Kahn, "I'll See You in My Dreams." Hollywood luminary Louis B. Mayer was best man at the couple's wedding on Sept. 1, 1933.
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June 4, 1996 | KATE FOLMAR
The nonprofit Affordable Housing USA has approved an additional $200,000 for its "California Dream" program, which helps first-time homeowners with down-payment assistance. The program provides grants between $1,000 and $4,000--depending on credit history and income level--to people with the resources to make mortgage payments, but lacking the money for a down payment.
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February 12, 1998 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Peggy Robertson, Alfred Hitchcock's personal assistant who worked on his motion pictures for more than 30 years, has died. She was 81. Robertson died Friday at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills after a long illness. Born in London, Robertson was working as a script supervisor at England's Denham Studios when she met Hitchcock.
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March 27, 2006 | Valerie J. Nelson, Times Staff Writer
Richard Fleischer picked up the phone more than half a century ago and was stunned. Walt Disney was on the line, asking him to direct "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." "You do know who I am?" Fleischer recalled asking. His father, animation pioneer Max Fleischer, who created Betty Boop and popularized Popeye, was a bitter rival of Disney's. Even though the Disney name was not spoken in their home, Fleischer's father told him the opportunity was too important to pass up.
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May 22, 1998
U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer Democrat U.S. Senate Hart Bldg. #112 Washington, D.C. 20510 Phone: (202) 224-3553 Fax: (202) 956-6701 Dianne Feinstein Democrat U.S. Senate Hart Bldg. #331 Washington, D.C. 20510 Phone: (202) 224-3841 Fax: (202) 228-3954 * U.S. Representatives Elton Gallegly, Republican, 23rd District, which includes all of Ventura County except most of Thousand Oaks. U.S. House of Representatives Rayburn Bldg. #2427 Washington, D.C.
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