TITLE

Hal Roach

PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/16/92, Vol. 113 Issue 19, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces that Hal Roach, who brought such movies as `Topper' and `Of Mice and Men', died last week at age 100. He won three Academy Awards and an honorary Oscar for career achievement; His production of the television hits `My Little Margie,' `Amos and Andy' and `The Life of Riley.'
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9211163284

 

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