Santiago Alvarez, 78, whose documentary films portrayed...


May 22, 1998

Santiago Alvarez, 78, whose documentary films portrayed and glorified Cuba's revolution, died Wednesday in Havana of a lung infection and advanced Parkinson's disease.

Philip Barry Jr., 74, son of playwright Philip Barry and producer of such acclaimed television dramas as "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" and "Friendly Fire," died of cancer Saturday in Los Angeles.

Montie Montana, 87, a cowboy roping legend who shared the screen with John Wayne and once lassoed President Dwight D. Eisenhower, died Wednesday in Los Angeles after a series of strokes. Born Owen Harlan Mickel, he appeared in a number of John Wayne movies, including the 1962 classic "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance."

Pub Date: 5/22/98

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