Posts Tagged: Martin Scorsese

Former mob-busting Las Vegas prosecutor Dennis Gomes, 68, dies in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Dennis Gomes, co-owner of the Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City and a former mob-busting Las Vegas prosecutor whose exploits were chronicled in the movie “Casino,” died Friday at age 68, his son said. Gomes died of complications

Former mob-busting Las Vegas prosecutor Dennis Gomes, 68, dies in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Dennis Gomes, co-owner of the Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City and a former mob-busting Las Vegas prosecutor whose exploits were chronicled in the movie “Casino,” died Friday at age 68, his son said. Gomes died of complications

‘At Last’ – In death, blues and soul singer Etta James, 73, finds respite from hard life

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Etta James, 73, the powerful rhythm-and-blues singer whose more than five-decade career spawned such enduring hits as “At Last” and “Tell Mama,” making her a profound influence on younger generations of female vocalists, died Friday. Ms. James,

‘At Last’ – In death, blues and soul singer Etta James, 73, finds respite from hard life

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Etta James, 73, the powerful rhythm-and-blues singer whose more than five-decade career spawned such enduring hits as “At Last” and “Tell Mama,” making her a profound influence on younger generations of female vocalists, died Friday. Ms. James,

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Scorsese collaborator, costumer Richard Bruno, 87, recreated Mob clothes for De Niro, others

PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. – Costume designer Richard Bruno, who designed costumes for films including “Heaven Can Wait,” “Raging Bull,” “The Color of Money” and “Goodfellas,” died Jan. 11 in Port Townsend, Wash., from kidney failure. He was 87. Bruno won

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Scorsese collaborator, costumer Richard Bruno, 87, recreated Mob clothes for De Niro, others

PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. – Costume designer Richard Bruno, who designed costumes for films including “Heaven Can Wait,” “Raging Bull,” “The Color of Money” and “Goodfellas,” died Jan. 11 in Port Townsend, Wash., from kidney failure. He was 87. Bruno won

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Hammer horror films hero, Don Sharp, 89, directed ‘Kiss of the Vampire’

Don Sharp, a veteran film director who had never watched a horror movie until Hammer Films — the English studio described, usually admiringly, as dripping cinematic blood — enlisted him in the mid-1960s to help revivify its presentation of Gothic

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Hammer horror films hero, Don Sharp, 89, directed ‘Kiss of the Vampire’

Don Sharp, a veteran film director who had never watched a horror movie until Hammer Films — the English studio described, usually admiringly, as dripping cinematic blood — enlisted him in the mid-1960s to help revivify its presentation of Gothic