In Remembrance: Wald, Rosenman, Raab, Watkin, Shum

Two Academy Award winners, an Oscar nominee, a producer and a Hong Kong icon are all remembered.

Malvin Wald– (March 6) The screenwriter whose script for The Naked City created the police procedural genre has passed away at age 90.

Leonard Rosenman– (March 4) The two time Academy Award winning composer has passed away at age 83.

Max Raab– (February 21) The clothing merchant who would become a producer on A Clockwork Orange has passed away at age 82.

David Watkin– (February 19) The cinematographer who won an Academy Award for his work on Out Of Africa has passed away on February 19, 2008 in Brighton, England. He was 82.

Lydia Shum– (February 19) The Hong Kong actress who had remained a popular public figure for nearly five decades has passed away at age 60.

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A film fan since he first saw that Rebel Blockade Runner fleeing the massive Imperial Star Destroyer at the tender age of 8 and a veteran freelance journalist with twenty-five years experience writing about film and pop culture. He is a member of the Philadelphia Film Critics Circle.
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