Milestones: Jun. 10, 1985

DIED. Harold Hecht, 77, independent film producer who followed a string of Technicolor swashbucklers in the mid-1950s with the low-budget, Oscar-winning Marty; of cancer; in Beverly Hills. Hecht was a struggling agent when he teamed up with Actor Burt Lancaster; during the next 15 years, the pair made such notable films as Separate Tables and Birdman of Alcatraz.


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