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Hollywood mourns two greats

Jennifer Jones

Best actress Academy Award for “The Song Of Bernadette”, she was nominated 5 times for her roles.

Major squeeze of Robert Walker, David O. Selznick, and art patron Norton Simon.

Films included “Duel In The Sun”, “A Portrait Of Jennie”, “Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing”, and her last film,”Towering Inferno”.

She died at home in Malibu at the age of 90.

Roy E. Disney

Nephew to Walt, brought back quality animation to the studio.

Major fights with Disney boards gave him a rebel image.

Resigning twice, he still won most of those fights, defeating powerful Michael Eisner.

Responsible for Disney’s “Little Mermaid”, “Beauty and the Beast” among others.

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