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Sherry Lansing, A Star At Paramount


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SHERRY LANSING, A STAR AT PARAMOUNT

Maybe it's the year of the woman in business, too. On Nov. 4, Paramount Communications named Sherry Lansing chairman of its motion-picture group. She replaces Brandon Tartikoff, who resigned on Oct. 29. Tartikoff says he quit to care for his ailing daughter, but Hollywood insiders say he was also under pressure because of Paramount's short slate of Christmas films.EDITED BY DEIDRE A. DEPKE


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