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In Memoriam…

Posted by Allan Ellenberger on Feb 23rd, 2009
2009
Feb 23

AMPAS HISTORY

IN MEMORIAM

 

Just a few of the stars who passed away last year that were not mentioned in last evenings Academy Award ceremony.

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Lest we forget…

 

Ann Savage

ANN SAVAGE (1921-2008)

 

Eartha Kitt

EARTHA KITT (1927-2008)

 

Sam Bottoms

SAM BOTTOMS (1955-2008)

 

 

Robert Prosky

ROBERT PROSKY (1930-2008)

 

Beverly Garland

BEVERLY GARLAND (1926-2008)

 

Irving Brecher

IRVING BRECHER (1914-2008)

 

Yma Sumac

YMA SUMAC (1922-2008)

  

Edie Adams

 EDIE ADAMS (1927-2008)

 

Anita Page

ANITA PAGE (1910 – 2008)

 

Fred Crane

FRED CRANE (1918-2008)

 

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ESTELLE GETTY (1923-2008)

 

George Carlin

GEORGE CARLIN (1937-2008)

 

Harvey Korman

HARVEY KORMAN (1927-2008)

 

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Obit…Irving Brecher

Posted by Allan Ellenberger on Nov 19th, 2008
2008
Nov 19

OBITUARY

Irving Brecher dies at 94; Comedy writer got an Oscar nod for ‘Meet Me in St. Louis’

 

 

Brecher also created ‘The Life of Riley’ and wrote for Milton Berle and the Marx Brothers.

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By Dennis McLellan
November 19, 2008

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Irving Brecher, a comedy writer whose career in radio, television and the movies included writing two Marx Brothers comedies, co-writing the Judy Garland musical Meet Me in St. Louis and creating the radio and TV series The Life of Riley, has died. He was 94.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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