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Dominick Dunne R.I.P. (1925-2009)

Written by: FFT Webmaster | August 28th, 2009

Dominck Dunne

Though his contributions to cinema fell second to his journalistic accomplishments, Dominick Dunne acted as producer on three significant films from the 70s: adaptations of his sister-in-law Joan Didion’s novels Panic in Needle Park and Play It As It Lays, as well as William Friedkin’s The Boys in the Band.

His daughter Dominique was the victim of a notorious murder scandal shortly after completing her work in the mythically cursed Poltergeist. He was 83.

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