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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 04, 1981
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(Studio) Death of actor Melvyn Douglas reported; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Hollywood, California) Douglas' career and life recalled; scenes from "Ninotchka" shown courtesy MGM. Several of his co-stars named. [1980, DOUGLAS - reminisces about co-stars.] Wife, Helen Gahagan, recalled running against Richard Nixon for Senate seat; "Billy Budd's" importance to his career recalled. Scenes from "Tell Me a Riddle," "Being There" shown courtesy Filmways and Lorimar, respectively. Peter Sellers and "Hud" mentioned; photos shown. [1980, DOUGLAS - continues discussion about his career.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Terry;
Rather, Dan

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