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Also Known As: Died: January 1, 1992
Born: September 29, 1909 Cause of Death: pneumonia; had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease
Birth Place: Bisbee, Arizona, USA Profession: Producer ...
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1941:
Acted in feature, "Buck Privates" and played an announcer in "Meet John Doe"
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Worked as a film editor, an assistant director and production manager before becoming a producer
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As president of Los Angeles Coliseum Commission, he helped bring the Olympic Games and the Raiders football team to Los Angeles in the early 1980s
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Named chairman, British branch of Columbia Pictures, Columbia Pictures Corp Ltd
1967:
Resigned from Screen Gems Ltd. To become independent producer
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Returned to Hollywood; appointed vice president in charge of worldwide production at Columbia Pictures
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Served as a pilot in the Army Air Corps in the Far East and Europe during World War II
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Served as technical advisor on sports films
1947:
Was associate producer on such serials as "G-Men Never Forget" and "The Black Widow"
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Wrote screenplays for Republic Pictures
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Appointed vice president, Columbia Pictures International Productions, which he headed from 1958
1938:
Became a screenwriter for Universal Pictures
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Became managing director, Columbia Pictures, Corp. Ltd. (In UK and Eire)
1934:
Worked as a producer and radio commentator
1967:
Appointed director of BLC films; chairman of Screen Gems Ltd.
1951:
Became an independent producer with Columbia; produced first feature, "Fugitive Lady"
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Formed Frankovich-Self Productions with former 20th Century-Fox chief William Self
1958:
Placed in charge of international production at Columbia Pictures

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