The Donna Reed Show
The Donna Reed Show is an American situation comedy starring Donna Reed as the middle-class housewife Donna Stone. Carl Betz co-stars as her pediatrician husband Dr. Alex Stone, the show originally aired on ABC from September 24,1958 to March 19,1966. When Fabares left the show in 1963, Petersens younger sister, Patty Petersen, Patty Petersen had first appeared in the episode, A Way of Her Own, on January 31,1963. Actress Janet Landgard was a regular from 1963-1965 as Karen Holmby. The series was created by William S. Roberts and developed by Reed and her husband, episodes revolved around typical family problems of the period such as firing a clumsy housekeeper, throwing a retirement bash for a colleague, and finding quality time away from the children. Then-daring themes such as rights and freedom of the press were occasionally explored. The show had a start in the ratings and was almost cancelled. In the shows seasons, Fabares sang what became a #1 teen pop hit Johnny Angel. The Donna Reed Show was one of televisions top 25 shows in 1963-1964, Reed was repeatedly nominated for Emmy Awards between 1959 and 1962, and won a Golden Globe as Best Female TV Star in 1963.
She eventually grew tired of the work-a-day grind involved in the program, the series was sponsored by Campbell Soup Company, with Johnson & Johnson as the principal alternate sponsor. Following first-run, the show entered daytime reruns on ABC and syndication on Nick at Nite, the first five seasons have been released on DVD. This show was the first TV family sitcom to feature the mother as the center of the show. Reeds character, Donna Stone, is a mother and wife, but a strong woman, an active participant in her community, a woman with feelings. In a 2008 interview, Paul Petersen stated, depicts a better time and it has a sort of level of intelligence and professionalism that is sadly lacking in current entertainment products. The messages it sent out were positive and uplifting, the folks you saw were likable, the family was fun, the situations were familiar to people. It provided 22-and-a-half-minutes of moral instructions and advice on how to deal with the dilemmas of life. Jeff and Mary and their friends had all the problems that real kids in high school did.
Petersen continued, Thats what the show was really about, the importance of family, Thats where lifes lessons are transmitted, generation to generation
Carl Lawrence Betz was an American stage and television actor. A native of Pittsburgh, Betz participated in childhood theatricals and he graduated from Mt. Lebanon High School in 1939 and served in the military. Following military service, he graduated from Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh, between 1967 and 1969, he played defense attorney Clinton Judd in ABCs Judd for the Defense, and won an Emmy Award in 1969 for his work. After graduating from Mount Lebanon High School, in 1939, he won a scholarship to Duquesne University, during the summer, Betz performed in a Pittsburgh summer stock company and decided to transfer to Carnegie Mellon University, known as Carnegie Tech, in Pittsburgh to study drama. His education was interrupted when, in 1942, he was drafted into the United States Army and he served in Italy and North Africa during World War II and eventually became a technical sergeant with the Corps of Engineers. After the war, Betz returned to Carnegie Tech and earned a degree in drama, after graduation, Betz worked as a radio announcer and disk jockey before moving to New York City.
He continued working in summer and winter stock companies and worked as a doorman at Radio City Music Hall, Betz made his Broadway debut in 1952 in The Long Watch, and toured with Veronica Lake in the summer stock play, The Voice of the Turtle. He appeared for 18 months as Collie Jordan on Love of Life, prior to his eight-year run on The Donna Reed Show, Betz made guest appearances on such television series as Sheriff of Cochise, Perry Mason, The Millionaire and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. In 1958, Betz was cast as pediatrician Dr. Alex Stone in ABC sitcom The Donna Reed Show, the show revolves around the home and school problems of a middle-class American family in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Alex was often called upon to rescue wife Donna Stone from awkward situations and to monitor the behavior of their children, Jeff Stone introduced the sentimental hit song My Dad in a 1962 episode, specifically singing the tune to Betz. The series was a hit for ABC and aired for eight seasons from September 1958 to March 1966, during the run of the series, Betz continued acting in stage roles during the shows hiatus.
In 1964, he appeared as Reverend T. Lawrence Shannon in a stage run of The Night of the Iguana. After Donna Reeds cancellation, Betz returned to roles and stage work. In 1967, producer Paul Monash offered Betz the role of defense lawyer Clinton Judd in the drama, Judd. Monash had seen Betzs performance in Night of the Iguana in 1964 and was impressed with his acting, Betz initially thought the role was for a guest spot but soon realized Monash had proposed that he star in a new series. Betz initially had misgivings, stating I did not want to do another series, you get bored, the series, which premiered on ABC in September 1967, was praised by critics but struggled in the ratings. Shortly after ABC canceled the series in 1969, Betz won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series for his work on the series. He made many guest appearances on a variety of television shows such as Mission, The Mod Squad, American Style
George Kirgo was an American screenwriter and humorist. Kirgo was born George Blumenthal in Hartford, the child of three born to Russian immigrants Isadore and Anna Blumenthal. He scripted or co-scripted such feature films as Red Line 7000, Dont Make Waves, the Man in the Santa Claus Suit, and the American Playhouse production, My Palikari. He was a producer for the short-lived 1978 situation comedy Another Day, Kirgo appeared onscreen on occasion, primarily in the early 1960s, with a flurry of talk and game show appearances between 1959 and 1964. The first of these came shortly after the publication of his first book, the comic novel Hercules, during this period, Kirgo published his second book, similarly satirical in nature, though this time non-fiction. On January 2,1962, Kirgo made his daytime TV debut as one of the panelists, alongside Dennis James, on Monty Halls new game show. By mid-1964, the show was cancelled, but writing assignments and he served as vice president of the Writers Guild Foundation between 1995 and 2001.
In addition, Kirgo helped script the WGAWs Annual Awards show from 1979 through 1998, in 1988, Kirgo received PEN Center USAs presidents award, and, in 2001, the WGAWs Morgan Cox Award, for his years of service to the Guild. Kirgo was a member of the National Film Preservation Board of the Library of Congress. In 2004, following an illness, Kirgo died at age 78, having lost his wife of 38 years, Terry Newell. In addition, Kirgo left behind a stepson, Alec Perrin, his sister Rita Lapp, four grandchildren, a niece, Tyne Daly, many Persons Cant See Popularity of Paar Show. Indecent Exposure, How to write a best-selling autobiography and Humorous Exercise in Sentiment, TAKE A GIRL LIKE YOU, by Kingsley Amis
Like many British manufacturers, AC Cars had been using the Bristol straight-6 engine in its small-volume production, including its AC Ace two-seater roadster. This had a body with a steel tube frame. The engine was a pre-World War II design by BMW which by the 1960s was considered dated, Bristol decided in 1961 to cease production of its engine and instead to use Chrysler 313 cu in V8 engines. AC started using the 2.6 litre Ford Zephyr engine in its cars, in September 1961, American automotive designer Carroll Shelby wrote to AC asking if they would build him a car modified to accept a V8 engine. AC agreed, provided an engine could be found. Shelby went to Chevrolet to see if they would provide him with engines, Ford provided Shelby with two engines. In January 1962 mechanics at AC Cars in Thames Ditton, Surrey fitted the prototype chassis CSX2000 with a 260 ci Ford V8 borrowed from Ford in the UK, early engineering drawings were titled AC Ace 3.6. After testing and modification, the engine and transmission were removed and his team fitted it with an engine and transmission in less than eight hours at Dean Moons shop in Santa Fe Springs and began road-testing.
The most important modification was the fitting of a rear differential to handle the increased engine power. A Salisbury 4HU unit with inboard brakes to reduce unsprung weight was chosen instead of the old E. N. V. unit. It was the unit used on the Jaguar E-Type. On the production version, the brakes were moved outboard to reduce cost. The only modification of the front end of the first Cobra from that of the AC Ace 2.6 was the steering box, which had to be moved outward to clear the wider V8 engine. A small number of cars were completed on the East Coast of the USA by Ed Hugus in Pennsylvania, including the first production car. The first 75 Cobra Mk1 models were fitted with the 260 cu in, the remaining 51 Mk1 models were fitted with a larger version of the Windsor Ford engine, the 289 cu in V8. In late 1962 Alan Turner, ACs chief engineer completed a design change of the cars front end to accommodate rack. The new car entered production in early 1963 and was designated Mark II, the steering rack was borrowed from the MGB while the new steering column came from the VW Beetle.
About 528 Mark II Cobras were produced in the summer of 1965 and this would allow GM to compete directly in the FIA GT class of racing
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation. The last daily printed edition was put out on March 19,2013, Variety originally reported on theater and vaudeville. Variety has been published since December 16,1905, when it was launched by Sime Silverman as a weekly periodical covering vaudeville with its headquarters in New York City, on January 19,1907, Variety published what is considered the first film review in history. In 1933, Sime Silverman launched Daily Variety, based in Hollywood, Sime Silverman had passed on the editorship of the Weekly Variety to Abel Green as his replacement in 1931, he remained as publisher until his death in 1933 soon after launching the Daily. His son Sidne Silverman, known as Skigie, succeeded him as publisher of both publications, both Sidne and his wife, stage actress Marie Saxon, died of tuberculosis. Their only son Syd Silverman, born 1932, was the heir to what was Variety Inc. Young Syds legal guardian Harold Erichs oversaw Variety Inc.
until 1956, after that date Syd Silverman was publisher of both the Weekly Variety in New York and the Daily Variety in Hollywood, until the sale of both papers in 1987 to the Cahners Corp. In L. A. the Daily was edited by Tom Pryor from 1959 until 1988, for twenty years its editor-in-chief was Peter Bart, originally only of the weekly New York edition, with Michael Silverman running the Daily in Hollywood. Bart had worked previously at Paramount Pictures and The New York Times, in April 2009, Bart moved to the position of vice president and editorial director, characterized online as Boffo No More, Bart Up and Out at Variety. From mid 2009 to 2013, Timothy M. Gray oversaw the publication as Editor-in-Chief, after over 30 years of various reporter, in October 2014, Eller and Wallenstein were upped to Co-Editors in Chief, with Littleton continuing to oversee the trades television coverage. This dissemination comes in the form of columns, news stories, video, Cahners Publishing purchased Variety from the Silverman family in 1987.
On December 7,1988, Barts predecessor, Roger Watkins, upon its launch, the new-look Variety measured one inch shorter with a washed-out color on the front. In October 2012, Reed Business Information, the periodicals owner, PMC is the owner of Deadline. com, which since the 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike has been considered Varietys largest competitor in online showbiz news. In October,2012, Jay Penske announced that the paywall would come down, the print publication would stay. A significant portion of the advertising revenue comes during the film-award season leading up to the Academy Awards. During this Awards Season, large numbers of colorful, full-page For Your Consideration advertisements inflate the size of Variety to double or triple its usual page count, paid circulation for the weekly Variety magazine in 2013 was 40,000. Each copy of each Variety issue is read by an average of three people, with a total readership of 120,000. Variety. com has 17 million unique monthly visitors, Variety is a weekly entertainment publication with a broad coverage of movies, theater and technology, written for entertainment executives
Duesenberg Motors Company was an American manufacturer of race cars and luxury automobiles. It was founded by brothers August and Frederick Duesenberg in 1913 in Saint Paul, the brothers moved their operations to Elizabeth, New Jersey in 1916 to manufacture engines for World War I. Cord added Duesenberg to his Auburn Automobile Company, with the market for expensive luxury cars severely undercut by the Depression, Duesenberg folded in 1937. In 1913, brothers Fred and Augie Duesenberg founded Duesenberg Motors Company, Inc. on University Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota, to build engines, the brothers were self-taught engineers and built many experimental cars. Duesenberg cars were considered some of the best cars of the time, in 1914, Eddie Rickenbacker drove a Duesy to finish in 10th place at the Indianapolis 500, and Duesenberg won the race in 1924,1925, and 1927. The fledgling company sidestepped into aviation engine manufacturing when Colonel R. C. Bolling, the end of World War I stopped this project before it could ever mature.
In 1921, Duesenberg provided the car for the Indy 500. In 1923, Jimmy Murphy became the first American to win the French Grand Prix when he drove a Duesenberg to victory at Le Mans. At the end of World War I, they ceased building aviation and marine engines in Elizabeth, New Jersey at the corner of Newark Avenue, was established in 1920 to begin production of passenger cars. The plant was located on a 17-acre site on West Washington street at Harding street until 1937, although the Duesenberg brothers were world-class engineers, they were neither good businessmen nor administrators, they were unable to sell all the units of their first passenger car, the Model A. This had the Duesenberg Straight-8 engine, the first mass-produced straight eight engine in the U. S, the Model A was a lighter and smaller vehicle than the competition. It was among the most powerful and the fastest cars of its time, among the celebrities who purchased this model were Tom Mix and Rudolph Valentino. The model experienced various delays going from prototype to production, deliveries to dealers did not start until December 1921.
Sales lagged and the goal of building 100 Duesenbergs each month proved far too high, in 1922 no more than 150 cars were manufactured, and only 650 Model As were sold over a period of six years. The brothers continued to create excellent engines for cars, boats, on March 8,1920, these men became president and vice president of the Duesenberg Automobile and Motors Corporation of Indianapolis. Fred was chief engineer and Augie his assistant, and both were salaried as employees, van Zandt quit after a year, and business went from bad to worse in 1923. In 1924 the company went into receivership, but somehow it survived that year, in 1925, the firms name was changed to Duesenberg Motors Corporation and Fred assumed the title of president. Fred and August struggled to keep the company, but to no avail, Model X Duesenbergs are very rare
Girl Happy is a 1965 American musical romantic comedy and beach party film starring Elvis Presley in his 18th feature. The movie won a fourth place prize Laurel Award in the category Top Musical of 1965. It featured the song Puppet on a String, which reached #14 on the Billboard Hot 100, #3 on the Adult Contemporary chart and in Canada, and was certified Gold by the RIAA. At the same time, Big Franks daughter, college student Valerie takes her break in Lauderdale with her friends. So at the suggestion of Rusty, Big Frank hires Rusty, rustys watch over Valerie eventually leads to the two of them falling in love. When Big Frank arrives in Lauderdale to spring Valerie from jail, but after he sees that Valerie has fallen in love with Rusty, Big Frank makes amends with Rusty, allowing Rusty and Valerie to once again rekindle their relationship. Benson John Fiedler as Mr. Primary shooting was done at the MGM studios, Only second unit filming was done in Fort Lauderdale. Alternate titles considered were The Only Way to Love and Girl Crazy, joe Pasternak had produced the similar spring break movie Where the Boys Are, which was set in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 1960.
Shelley Fabares sings Spring Fever in a duet with Elvis, and this would the first of three movies in which Fabares would co-star with Elvis. Dan Haggerty, who plays Charlie, would appear in the The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams movie. The film made its video debut in 1988, being released on VHS. When it was reissued on VHS in 1997, the song Startin Tonight was deleted and it was eventually reinstated back into the film when it made its DVD debut in 2007. Elvis - The Hollywood Collection Review by Stuart Galbraith IV at DVD Talk, Review by Mike Noyes at The DVD Lounge,08.07.2007. List of American films of 1965 For Elvis Fans Only Website decitated to Elvis Presleys Movies, Girl Happy at the Internet Movie Database Girl Happy at AllMovie Girl Happy at the TCM Movie Database
Michele Ann Marie Shelley Fabares is an American actress and singer. Fabares is known for her roles as Donna Reeds daughter Mary Stone on The Donna Reed Show and she was Elvis Presleys co-star in three films. In 1962, her recording of Johnny Angel reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, michele Ann Marie Fabares was born in Santa Monica, California. She is the niece of actress Nanette Fabray, Fabares began acting at age three, and at age 10 made her television debut in an episode of Letter to Loretta. After guest-starring on various series, Fabares landed the role of Mary Stone in the long-running family sitcom The Donna Reed Show. Her national popularity led to a contract and two Top 40 hits, including Johnny Angel, which went to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in April 1962. It sold over one million copies and was certified gold, Fabares left The Donna Reed Show in 1963 to pursue a film career. She appeared in a number of pictures, including three Elvis Presley movies, Girl Happy and Clambake, the most by any one actress.
In two other 1960s movies, she played the love interest of Peter Noone of Hermans Hermits in Hold On. and of a young Hank Williams, Jr. in A Time to Sing. During the 1970s, Fabares appeared on television series, including Love, American Style, The Rockford Files, The Interns, The Practice, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. In 1971, she starred along with Billy Dee Williams and James Caan in the successful TV movie Brians Song, Caan played Piccolo, and she played his wife, Joy. In 1981, Fabares played Francine Webster on One Day at a Time, in 1989, she won the role of Christine Armstrong Fox on the ABC sitcom Coach. After Coach ended in 1997, Fabares voiced the role of Martha Ma Kent in Superman and she reprised the role twice, once for a 2003 episode of Justice League and again for the 2006 direct-to-video film Superman, Brainiac Attacks. Fabares was a friend of Annette Funicello, whom she met in catechism class in the seventh grade. She was at Annettes bedside with her family when she died of multiple sclerosis on April 8,2013, Fabares married record and movie producer Lou Adler in June 1964, separated in 1966, and was divorced in 1980.
In 1984, she married actor Mike Farrell, and is stepmother to his two children and Michael, in October 2000, Fabares received a life-saving liver transplant after being diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis
Deborah Walley was an American actress noted for playing the title role in Gidget Goes Hawaiian and in several Beach Party films. She was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Ice Capades skating stars and choreographers and she attended Central High School in Bridgeport. At fourteen, she was playing summer-stock theatre and she studied acting at New York Citys American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She began working on stage in the city and she was discovered by agent Joyce Selznick in a performance in a production of Anton Chekovs Three Sisters. This led her to make her Hollywood film debut as Gidget in 1961s Gidget Goes Hawaiian, from until 1974 she appeared in fifteen feature-length films, including several of the Beach Party films produced by American International Pictures. She co-starred in the Elvis Presley film Spinout where she, Actress Kay Cole had played Suzie in the original pilot but was replaced by Walley, who played her through the series two seasons on the air. After moving to Sedona, Arizona, to bring up her children, from 1962-66, Walley was married to actor John Ashley, a costar of ABCs Straightaway series about auto racing from 1961–1962 and one of the main actors in the Beach Party films.
The couple had a son, Anthony Brooks Ashley, John Ashley preceded his former wife in death by four years. On his gravestone, the inscription says that he was a loving husband, Walley died of esophageal cancer on May 10,2001, in Sedona, aged 57. She was survived by her two sons, Anthony Brooks Ashley, a director and producer in Hollywood, and Justin Ashley Reynolds, Walley was named Photoplay magazines Most Popular Actress of 1961. Deborah Walley at the Internet Movie Database Deborah Walley at Brians Drive-in Theatre
The President's Analyst
The Presidents Analyst is an American satirical comedy film written and directed by Ted Flicker, starring James Coburn. The cinematography was by William A. Fraker, and Lalo Schifrin provided the musical score. The film has elements of satire and science fiction. It was released theatrically on December 21,1967, the decision to choose Schaefer is against the advice of Henry Lux, the director of the all-male, under-five-foot-six-inch Federal Bureau of Regulation. Dr. Schaefer is given a home in affluent Georgetown and assigned a comfortable office connected to the White House by a tunnel, from this location he is to be on call at all hours to fit the Presidents hectic schedule. However, the Presidents Analyst has one problem, There is no one to whom he can talk about the Presidents ultra-top-secret and personal problems. Schaefer goes on the lam with the help of a typical American family of gun-toting liberals who defend him against foreign agents attempting to kidnap him off the streets. He escapes with the help of a tribe, led by the Old Wrangler.
Meanwhile, agents from the FBR seek him out on orders to him as a national security risk. Eventually, he is found and kidnapped by Canadian Secret Service agents masquerading as a British pop group, Schaefer is rescued from the Canadians and an FBR assassin by Kropotkin, a KGB agent who intends to spirit him away to Russia. Kropotkin has second thoughts about his plan, following a session with the doctor. Now feeling he needs the good help to continue his self-analysis. Taken to TPCs headquarters in New Jersey, he is introduced to the head of TPC, TPC has developed a modern electronic miracle, the Cerebrum Communicator, a microelectronic device that can communicate wirelessly with any other CC in the world. For this to work, every human being will be assigned a number instead of a name, Dr. Schaefer is requested to assist TPC by blackmailing the President into pushing through the required legislation. Masters and Kropotkin use their abilities to come to Schaefers rescue. They hand Schaefer an M16 rifle that Schaefer gleefully uses on The Phone Companys security staff, James Coburn as Dr.
Sidney Schaefer Godfrey Cambridge as Don Masters Severn Darden as V. I. Years Flicker met Coburn at a Christmas party where he showed Coburn the script of the film that Flicker wished to direct, Coburn had just made Waterhole #3 for Paramount and showed the film to Robert Evans who loved it. A deal for production was made in five days and it was the first movie Evans greenlit as the head of Paramount
Turner Classic Movies
Turner Classic Movies is an American movie-oriented basic cable and satellite television network owned by the Turner Broadcasting System subsidiary of Time Warner. TCM is headquartered at the Techwood Campus in Atlanta, Georgias Midtown business district, the channels programming consisted mainly of featured classic theatrically released feature films from the Turner Entertainment film library – which comprises films from Warner Bros. However, TCM now has licensing deals with other Hollywood film studios as well as its Time Warner sister company, Warner Bros. and occasionally shows more recent films. The channel is available in United States, United Kingdom, Latin America, Spain, Nordic countries, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. In 1986, eight years before the launch of Turner Classic Movies, concerns over Turner Entertainments corporate debt load resulted in Turner selling the studio that October back to Kirk Kerkorian, from whom Turner had purchased the studio less than a year before. As part of the deal, Turner Entertainment retained ownership of MGMs library of films released up to May 9,1986, Turner Broadcasting System was split into two companies, Turner Broadcasting System and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and reincorporated as MGM/UA Communications Co.
The film library of Turner Entertainment would serve as the form of programming for TCM upon the networks launch. After the library was acquired, MGM/UA signed a deal with Turner to continue distributing the pre-May 1986 MGM and to begin distributing the pre-1950 Warner Bros. film libraries for video release. Turner Classic Movies debuted on April 14,1994, at 6,00 p. m. Eastern Time, the date and time were chosen for their historical significance as the exact centennial anniversary of the first public movie showing in New York City. The first movie broadcast on TCM was the 1939 film Gone with the Wind, at the time of its launch, TCM was available to approximately one million cable television subscribers. AMC had broadened its content to feature colorized and more recent films by 2002. In the early 90s AMC abandoned its format, leaving TCM as the only movie-oriented cable channel to devote its programming entirely to classic films without commercial interruption. In 1996, Turner Broadcasting System merged with Time Warner, which besides placing Turner Classic Movies, in March 1999, MGM paid Warner Bros.
and gave up the home video rights to the MGM/UA films owned by Turner to Warner Home Video. In 2008, TCM won a Peabody Award for excellence in broadcasting, in April 2010, Turner Classic Movies held the first TCM Classic Film Festival, an event – now held annually – at the Graumans Chinese Theater and the Graumans Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. In 2007, some of the films featured on TCM were made available for streaming on TCMs website. The networks programming season runs from February until the following March of each year when a retrospective of Oscar-winning and Oscar-nominated movies is shown, called 31 Days of Oscar. Turner Classic Movies presents many of its features in their original aspect ratio whenever possible – widescreen films broadcast on TCM are letterboxed on the standard definition feed. TCM regularly presents widescreen presentations of films not available in the format on any video release
Joseph Herman Joe Pasternak was an Hungarian-born American film producer in Hollywood. Born to a Jewish family in Szilágysomlyó, Austria-Hungary, Pasternak was a film producer in Germany. He worked for Universal Pictures in Europe, where he made German-language musicals for the international market and he hit upon a successful formula, building light musical comedies around an adolescent soprano. Following the establishment of the Nazi regime, Pasternak emigrated to the United States, at Universals Hollywood studio in 1936. Pasternak cast 14-year-old Canadian singer Deanna Durbin in Three Smart Girls, the film became a huge hit and reputedly saved Universal from bankruptcy. Pasternak produced a string of Durbin musicals, and soon discovered another talented soprano, who began her own series in 1939. Pasternak proved to be an asset for the studio, generating a number of popular films, including Destry Rides Again. His career as a film producer spanned 40 years and earned him two Oscar nominations and three Golden Globe Award nominations and he retired in 1968, having produced more than ninety feature-length films as well as three Academy Award shows.
Pasternak is the father of Michael Joseph Pasternak, the disk jockey known as Emperor Rosko, Jeff Pasternak, a playwright and songwriter, and Peter Pasternak. Joe Pasternak died in Beverly Hills, California from complications arising from Parkinsons disease six days shy of his 90th birthday and he is interred in the Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California. For his contribution to the picture industry, Joe Pasternak has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1541 N. Joe Pasternak at the Internet Movie Database Joe Pasternak at Find a Grave