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DAILY NEWS: Agent Moloney Dead; National Registry List; Sputnik7.com Plan

DAILY NEWS: Agent Moloney Dead; National Registry List; Sputnik7.com Plan

DAILY NEWS: Agent Moloney Dead; National Registry List; Sputnik7.com Plan

by Eugene Hernandez and Maya Churi

>> Former CAA Agent Jay Moloney Dead at 35

Jay Moloney, who quickly rose through the ranks from Mike Ovitz‘ assistant to partner in the powerful firm, died yesterday at the age of 35, the victim of
an apparent suicide. Moloney joined the CAA mailroom in 1984, according to
Variety, at the age of 20. His clients at CAA over the next decade included
Martin Scorcesese, Steven Spielberg, Tim Burton and David Letterman. in 1995, following the departure of Mike Ovitz and Ron Meyer, he and a group of young agents became partners in the agency.

Moloney left Creative Artists in 1996 to deal with a drug problem. He had
continuing bouts with drugs, but later became the President of Paradise
Music & Entertainment
. He was found hanged in his bathroom yesterday
[Eugene Hernandez]

>> National Film Registry Selected 25 (More) Films

The National Film Registry has has selected the 25 films that will join the
Library of Congress’ 275 film preservation list. They are:

Civilization” (1916), “Do the Right Thing” (1989), “The Docks of New York” (1928), “Duck Amuck” (1953), “The Emperor Jones” (1933) , “Gunga Din” (1939), ” In the Land of the Head-Hunters” (a.k.a. In the Land of the War Canoes) (1914), “Jazz On A Summer’s Day” (1959), “King: A Filmed Record … Montgomery to Memphis” (1970), “The Kiss” (1896), “Kiss Me Deadly” (1955), “Lambchops” (1929), “Laura” (1944), “Master Hands” (1936), “My Man Godfrey” (1936), “Night of the Living Dead” (1968), “The Plow That Broke the Plains” (1936), “Raiders of
the Lost Ark
” (1981), “Roman Holiday“(1953), “The Shop Around the Corner” (1940), “A Streetcar Named Desire” (1951), “The Ten Commandments” (1956), “Trance and Dance in Bali” (1938-39), “The Wild Bunch” (1969), and “Woman of the Year” (1942). [Eugene Hernadez]

>> Sputnik7.com announces partnership with Real Networks to present
feature film on-line

sputnik7.com, an on-line, digital, entertainment network, in conjunction
with Real Network Real Player 7 and Real.com Take5 will be showcasing
episodes from Lance Mungia‘s “Six-String Samurai” (Palm Pictures). Using RealPlayer 7 with Real.com Take5, users will have the opportunity to
watch up to fourteen episodes from “Six-String Samurai”. Additionally, users can watch corresponding episodes directly on sputnik7.com as well as access an archive containing the internet’s first full library of an episodic film presentation. Also available on-line will be reviews and background about “Six-String Samurai” and users will have the option to purchase the CD soundtrack, VHS, and DVD of the film directly on the site.

“This relationship with sputnik7.com is a wonderful opportunity for RealNetworks to expose our viewers to independent film content,” said Mark Hall, vice president, Media Publishing, RealNetworks, Inc. David Beal, CEO sputnik7.com said of the showcase, “Part of the sputnik7.com vision is to showcase emerging talent through our entertainment network as well as through best of breed partners such as RealNetworks.” [Maya Churi]

[For more information on sputnik7.com visit their website at http://www.sputnik7.com/]

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