Mindlin, Michael

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MINDLIN, Michael

MINDLIN, Michael. American, b. 1923. Genres: Advertising/Public relations, Plays/Screenplays, Autobiography/Memoirs, Humor/Satire. Career: Advertising, publicity, and production executive for theater and motion pictures. Warner Brothers, New York City, office boy, 1946-47; affiliated with independent publicity office specializing in Broadway theater, 1947-48; Cape Playhouse, Dennis, MA, publicity director, summers, 1947 and 1948; advertising and publicity director for Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, 1949-50, and for Lopert Films, 1951-53; Hecht-Hill-Lancaster, Paris, France, supervisor of production publicity for the motion picture Trapeze, 1954; advertising and publicity director for Figaro, Inc. (Joseph L. Mankiewicz's independent production company), 1957-58; production associate for 6 David Merrick Broadway shows; motion picture producer with Raoul Levy, 1960-61; independent motion picture production publicist in London, England, 1960- 63; vice president of advertising and publicity for Filmways, Inc., 1964-69; made short feature films and documentaries with own production company, beginning in 1969; Warner Brothers, New York City, vice president of East Coast production, 1972-74; Paramount Pictures, Los Angeles, CA, independent producer, 1974-75; Frank Yablans, Inc., Los Angeles, vice president of production, 1975-76. Coproducer and director of documentary "A Journey to Jerusalem," 1967. Publications: (with T. Randall) Which Reminds Me, 1989. Died 2004.