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FILMS BY RECENTLY DECEASED DIRECTORS SELECTED FOR POSTERITY

December 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Less than a month after the deaths of directors Irvin Kershner and Blake Edwards, two of their films, Kershner’s Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, produced by George Lucas, and Edwards’s The Pink Panther, produced by Martin Jurow, have been selected by the Library of Congress for inclusion in its National Film Registry. The two […]

PINK PANTHER WRITER-DIRECTOR BLAKE EDWARDS DEAD AT 88

December 16, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Blake Edwards, best known as the writer-director of The Pink Panther movies starring Peter Sellers, died today (Thursday) at age 88 from complications of pneumonia, Daily Variety reported. He directed — and in several cases wrote — an impressive number of Hollywood classics, including Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Days of Wine and Roses, The Great Race, […]