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McClintock, Pamela; Fleming, Michael
May 2006
Daily Variety;5/15/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 31, p6
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The article focuses on the collaborative work of Justin Berfield's film production shingle, J2 Pictures, and television writer Eunetta Boone are developing a feature about 75-year-old international jewel thief Doris Payne. Payne now sits behind bars in a Las Vegas jail for snatching a diamond ring from a Nieman Marcus store in California. J2 Pictures have acquired the life rights to Payne's story after Boone met with Payne. The company has developed a feature about Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia.


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