He was His death was confirmed by his son, Raymond. De Felitta was acclaimed for his scripts for television dramas and documentaries in the s, including an NBC film about segregation in the Deep South that had tragic results. The book sold an estimated 3.
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He was His death was confirmed by his son, Raymond. De Felitta was acclaimed for his scripts for television dramas and documentaries in the s, including an NBC film about segregation in the Deep South that had tragic results. The book sold an estimated 3. As Mr. De Felitta told the story, he and his wife were relaxing on the terrace of their Los Angeles home when they suddenly heard ragtime music. In fact, we were scared. Raymond said his fingers were doing it. De Felitta about reincarnation.
De Felitta consulted an occultist, he said, who suggested that the boy may have been conjuring up an earlier life. His mother was the former Genevieve Sibello. De Felitta married Dorothy Gilbert. She died last year. In addition to his son, Raymond, a film director, screenwriter and musician, he is survived by a daughter, Ivy-Eileen De Felitta, and a grandson. In , he directed an NBC documentary in which Booker Wright , a black waiter from Mississippi, spoke candidly about how shabbily he had been treated by customers in a whites-only restaurant.
After it was broadcast, Mr. Wright lost his job and was beaten; his own restaurant was burned down; and he was later murdered. Interviewed in the film, Frank De Felitta expresses guilt over the reprisals suffered by Mr.
But Ms. Johnson said that the elder Mr. De Felitta had done the right thing. Wright when his documentary had its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Frank De Felitta, ‘Audrey Rose’ Horror Novelist and Documentarian, Dies at 94
Jacqueline Brookes as Dr. If the men of the film do not undermine her credibility or sanity, they objectify her, exploit her victimhood, belittle her ability to take control of her unfortunate circumstances, and ultimately give her the dignity of a glorified lab rat. Furie told journalist Michael Doyle that he did not consider The Entity to be a horror film in spite of its extreme imagery, unsettling atmosphere and horrific plot. Instead, Furie said he considers The Entity to be more of a "supernatural suspense movie. Furie assured her the nude sequences would be accomplished via body doubles and mannequins.
Frank De Felitta
The book was not only scary at all turns, but the author included a few custom features I wished more authors paid attention to. The story -- which manages to be tightly constructed and screws loose -- is divided into four major parts, and includes an opening "statement" and epilogue. The statement is that of Jorge "Jerry" Rodriguez, a suspect booked on first degree assault on March 23, Jerry grabbed a chair and instead of knocking whatever was assaulting his girlfriend off her, strikes her in the head. Police arrive to take Jerry into custody. Part one introduces Carlotta Moran, a single mother in her early thirties. Subsidized by welfare, Carlotta is enrolled in a clerical course and rents a house on Kentner Street in West Los Angeles.