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Also Known As: Died: August 2, 1937
Born: Cause of Death: pneumonia
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: publicist, marketing executive, staff writer, novelist, journalist, movie theater night manager, movie theater cashier, story editor

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Writer, publicist, and marketing executive also served as an editor on several influential film and entertainment magazines, journals, and trade publications. As president of marketing at Alive Films, he handled campaigns for films such as Alan Rudolph's "The Moderns" (1988) and Jean-Jacques Beineix's "Betty Blue" (1986).

Writer, publicist, and marketing executive also served as an editor on several influential film and entertainment magazines, journals, and trade publications. As president of marketing at Alive Films, he handled campaigns for films such as Alan Rudolph's "The Moderns" (1988) and Jean-Jacques Beineix's "Betty Blue" (1986).

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Began film career as cashier and night manager at NYC's celebrated Bleeker Street Cinema in the early 1960s
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Served as editor of the New York Film Bulletin and Cahiers du Cinema
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Served as associate editor of the trade publication Independent Film Journal
1967:
First studio publicity job at MGM
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Became managing editor of arts magazine Show
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Returned to MGM as East Coast story editor
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Moved to Los Angeles in the late 1970s
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Took a staff writing job at Universal
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Worked as a publicist on several Lawrence Gordon-Joel Silver-Walter Hill collaborations
1982:
Served as publicist coordinator for Walter Hill's "48 Hours"
1986:
Became president of marketing for Alive Films
1990:
Worked as unit publicist on "The Godfather, Part III"
1992:
Last credit as unit publicist for John McTiernan's "Medicine Man"
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"Nothing to It"
"The Hit Man"

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