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Feltenstein Honored by Film Board

11 Jan, 2006 By: Erik Gruenwedel

George Feltenstein, SVP of theatrical catalog marketing at Warner Home Video, Tuesday received the William K. Everson Award for Film History at the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures' annual dinner in New York.

Feltenstein, who won an Emmy as executive producer of Turner Entertainment Co.'s 2004 Judy Garland: By Myself documentary, was honored for his tireless preservation of numerous classic Warner Bros., MGM and RKO titles on DVD.

While at WHV, Feltenstein has overseen restorations of such venerable film classics as King Kong, The Wizard of Oz, Casablanca 60th Anniversary Edition, The Adventures of Robin Hood, and Singin' in the Rain.

He also has been involved in restoring The Thin Man, Warner gangster films, film noir and film collections from Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

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