Mr. Levin, who was president of worldwide marketing and distribution, couldn't get a number of MGM movies off the ground, including the recent Windtalkers, a pricey $100 million World War II epic. Other less-than-steller results came from Bandits, Rollerball, and Hart's War.
Mr. Adee was most
Mr. Fogelson was rumored to be on the move back then -- possibly to MGM in a creative advertising position working for Mr. Levin. But Universal Pictures wanted to keep Mr. Fogelson and promoted him to president of marketing, along with Eddie Egan, who was named co-president of marketing.
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