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Oscar Producer Gil Cates Dies at 77

Gil Cates

Gil Cates, a director and producer who produced a record 14 Academy Awards telecasts in 18 years, has died. He was 77.

Cates' body was found Monday on the campus of UCLA, where he was the founding dean of the School of Theater, Film and Television. The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office is investigating ...
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Fast Times at Ridgemont High, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Cool Hand Luke and The French Connection are among the 25 titles added this week to the National Film Registry, which was created by Congress in 1989 to preserve films of cultural, historical or artistic significance. I suspect Phoebe Cates in a bikini falls under "artistic." read more

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