April 16, 2005
On April 13, 2005, OSCAR ALEXANDER; beloved husband of Rebeca Alexander (nee Socolovsky); beloved father of Irwin J. Alexander of Los Angeles, CA, Oscar E. Alexander of Baltimore, MD and Daniel H. Alexander of Bronxville, NY; devoted father-in-law of Lynda Alexander and Francine Smith Alexander; devoted brother of the late Aaron, Jack, Ben, Bluma and Chaya. Services at SOL LEVINSON and BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road at Mt. Wilson Lane, on Friday, April 15 at 12 noon. Interment Beth Tfiloh Congregation Cemetery, 5800 Windsor Mill Road.
June 10, 2004
On Wednesday, June 9, 2004, OSCAR SHERER, loving husband of Elizabeth G. Sherer (nee Gomory). He is survived by his wife's children George Gavora and Kate Gavora and his wife's grandchildren Andrea and Michelle Gavora. Beloved brother of the late Regina Szell and Berta Kiraly. Devoted uncle of Edit Schreiber. Funeral Services and Interment at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Garrison Forest Road on Friday, June 11 at 10 A.M. Please omit flowers. Arrangements by SOL LEVINSON & BROS., Inc. 10
January 13, 2004
On January 11, 2004, OSCAR BERMAN, loving husband of the late Bessie Berman (nee Blumberg); adored brother of the late Lena Gamson, Barney Berman, Al Berman, Bess Kass, Jack Berman and Sara Bedford; beloved uncle of many generations of nieces and nephews. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS. INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mt. Wilson Lane, on Monday, January 12, at 2 P.M. Interment Hebrew Friendship Cemetery, 3600 E. Baltimore St. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed toHadassah, 3723 Old Court Road, Suite 205, (21208)
February 22, 2009
Inside * Help wanted: awards show host. Why the once-splashy job is one no one wants. Page 3. * Sun movie critic Michael Sragow picks his favorites for the big night. Page 5. And online * The Oscars aren't the only awards show this weekend. Read about the winners - and losers - of the Spirit Awards and the Razzies at baltimoresun.com/ movies * Sun TV critic David Zurawik reviews the Oscar telecasts' top moments as they happen Sunday night on his blog, baltimoresun.com/ zontv * Follow our instant Oscar updates and observations at twitter.
March 27, 1991
ABC's telecast of the Academy Awards Monday night drew slightly higher ratings than last year, with 744,000 added households tuning in, Nielsen Media Research reported yesterday.The program, which was dominated by "Dances With Wolves," registered a 28.4 rating (about 26.4 million homes) and a 48 percent share of the audience, compared to a 27.9 rating and identical 48 share last year.However, the Oscar show's diminishing audience share was well below those of the 1970s and early 1980s. In 1983, for instance, when "Gandhi" won, the telecast scored a 38 rating and 59 vTC share, with 31,654,000 homes tuned in.
February 24, 2013
William Goldenberg, who won the Editing Oscar for "Argo," faced perhaps his closest competition from an editor he knew well -- himself. Goldenberg was also nominated for "Zero Dark Thirty" (with Dylan Tichenor), a rare double nomination for a single person. Director Steven Soderbergh was once similarly conflicted, nominated for both "Traffic" and "Erin Brockovich" in 2001; he won for "Traffic. " Backstage, Goldenberg didn't seem too upset about losing to himself, or exultant over beating himself.