John G. Avildsen Dead at 81

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John G. Avildsen Dead at 81

Unread post by boblipton » Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:59 pm

Avildsen is best known for easy, feel-good films films like Rocky and The Karate Kid, but I always liked Joe and Lean on Me.

http://variety.com/2017/film/news/john- ... 202469349/" target="_blank

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Re: John G. Avildsen Dead at 81

Unread post by boblipton » Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:31 am

His New York Times obituary:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/16/movi ... -well&_r=0" target="_blank

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