The HFPA received a big “thank you” from the late Stanley Kramer‘s family at a reception the association organised at a screening of Kramer’s Death of a Salesman.
The movie, starring Frederic March, had been restored by funds provided by the HFPA. As well as many HFPA members and Stanley Kramer‘s widow, Karen Kramer and daughter Kathy, several actors who had appeared in the filmmaker’s movies attended the reception and reminisced about working with him. They included Sidney Poitier, Mickey Rooney, Lou Gossett Jr., George Chakiris and Marvin Kaplan.
Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge presented Karen Kramer with a city proclamation declaring the evening Stanley Kramer Night and pointing out it was the 100the anniversary of the filmmaker’s birth. It was, he said, “a very special night.”Read More »