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Robert B. Radnitz
Birth: Aug. 9, 1924
Great Neck
Nassau County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 2010
Malibu
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Motion Picture Producer. Born Robert Bonoff Radnitz, he attended the University of Virginia where he studied English and Drama, and would remain at the school upon graduation as an English literature teacher. Radnitz entered the entertainment industry under the guidance of famed theatrical director Harold Clurman, and served as stage manager for the short-lived Broadway production "The Frogs of Spring" (1953) He also produced the play "The Young and Beautiful" (1955). Radnitz launched his Hollywood career during the late 1950s and produced a string of successful pictures, including "A Dog of Flanders" (1960), "For the Love of Mike" (1960), "Misty" (1961), "Island of the Blue Dolphins" (1964) and "My Side of the Mountain" (1969). He collaborated with the Mattel toy company to produce "Sounder" (1972), which received an Academy Award nomination for best picture. Among his other credits are "Where the Lilies Bloom" (1974), "Birch Interval" (1976), "Mary White" (1977, TV-movie) and "Cross Creek" (1983). He died from complications of a stroke. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Fred S. Radnitz (1895 - 1971)
  Lilyan E. Bonoff Radnitz (1898 - 1990)
 
Burial:
Mount Carmel Cemetery
Glendale
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: 1-E-46-S 1/4 1837 1838 N 1/2 1839-9
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jun 09, 2010
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Robert B. Radnitz
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- Cindy
 Added: Aug. 9, 2014
An only child, Radnitz was born on August 9, 1924, in Great Neck, New York.[2] As an asthmatic child, Radnitz would spend his weekends attending double features with his father, collecting themes that he would use throughout his filmmaking career.[3] He e...(Read more)
- Ray Cannata
 Added: Aug. 4, 2014
Rest in peace
- Cindy
 Added: Jun. 6, 2014
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