Magazine article Variety

Remembered

Magazine article Variety

Remembered

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Italian Model Boosted by Kirk Douglas Elsa Martinelli

1935-2017

Italian actress Elsa Martinelli, I who starred I opposite Kirk Douglas in the 1955 Western "The Indian Fighter" and went on to gain international recognition working with such directors as Mario Monicelli, Roger Vadim, Orson Welles, Howard Hawks and Elio Petri, died July 8 in Rome. She was 82. Born in the Tuscan city of Grosseto, Martinelli moved to Rome in the early 1950s and started a career as a model. She made her acting debut in 1954 in the Stendhal adaptation "Le Rouge et le noir," directed by France's Claude Autant-Lara. But her breakout role came the following year in Andre de Toth's "The Indian Fighter," which Douglas produced.

Jay R. Morgenstern

1930-2017

Jay R. Morgenstern, a 50-year veteran of music publishing, died on July 4 in Los Angeles. He was 87. Morgenstern got his start in the industry as an accountant for music publishers in New York's Tin Pan Alley and was involved with celebrated Broadway musicals like "Fiddler on the Roof" and "Cabaret. …

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