Stan Dragoti
Film director
Stan Dragoti
Stan Dragoti is an American film director, whose work includes the comedies Mr. Mom and Love at First Bite. Dragoti was born in New York City to Albanian parents, both having emigrated in the 1920's from the county of Tepelena, in Southern Albania. His interest in cinematography led him to Cooper Union College in New York and later to the Visual Arts College. He has also produced ads for the air travel and automobile industry.
Biography
Stan Dragoti's personal information overview.
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News
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IL TELECOMANDO, LA GUIDA TV DI DM: 5 AGOSTO 2011 - DavideMaggio.it
Google News - over 5 years
Film del 1989 di Stan Dragoti, con Tony Danza, Ami Dolenz, Catherine Hicks, Wallace Shawn. Prodotto in USA. Durata: 90 minuti. Trama: Doug Simpson è vedovo e vive da solo con le sue due figlie Katie e Bonnie. Tornato da un viaggio d'affari,
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'To always be creating:' Actress Lee Purcell can't imagine any other life - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
In the past, I have had the pleasure of working with many fine directors such as Stan Dragoti (Dirty Little Billy), John Milius (Big Wednesday), Wes Craven (Stranger In Our House aka Summer of Fear), John Korty (Long Road Home), Beau Bridges (Secret
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Actress Lee Purcell: From 'Big Wednesday' to 'Persons Unknown' and in between - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
“Berle” in Dirty Little Billy [1972] -- I loved the role, the director (Stan Dragoti), and the authentic Old West era of the real Billy the Kid. My character was a 13 year-old orphan turned prostitute out of desperation. Our makeup was the dirt that
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THE MEDIA BUSINESS: ADVERTISING -- ADDENDA; Moss/Dragoti to Join DDB New York Office
NYTimes - almost 13 years
The Omnicom Group, rearranging its agency portfolio, is combining Moss/Dragoti in New York, a creative boutique, with the New York office of DDB Worldwide. The 20 employees of Moss/Dragoti will join DDB New York along with their sole account, the Hertz division of the Ford Motor Company. Charlie Moss, chairman, and Stan Dragoti, president, will
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THE MEDIA BUSINESS: ADVERTISING; After 32 years and some of the most successful campaigns ever, Wells BDDP will close its doors.
NYTimes - almost 19 years
TIME has run out for the besieged Wells BDDP, the onetime Madison Avenue powerhouse that had recently stumbled into a stunning free fall as large clients left amid executive turmoil and ownership changes. GGT Group P.L.C., the parent of Wells, said on Friday that Wells would be closed after 32 years, effective on May 13. The shutdown will affect
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THE MEDIA BUSINESS: Advertising; Seeking stability, Wells Rich Greene BDDP sets up a satellite shop.
NYTimes - about 22 years
ONE of Madison Avenue's best-known creative teams will run a satellite shop spun off from Wells Rich Greene BDDP. Charlie Moss, the agency's vice chairman and corporate creative director, and Stan Dragoti, the Hollywood director who has collaborated with him on advertising campaigns since 1968, have become chairman and president of a creatively
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Review/Film; Fumbling The Ball In 'Necessary Roughness'
NYTimes - over 25 years
Stan Dragoti's "Necessary Roughness" is a comedy based on the dubious assumption that the same audience that buys videotapes of sports bloopers might enjoy a film about one of the most unlikely fictional teams in the history of college football. When the members of the Armadillos, the championship team at the fictional Texas State University, are
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THE MEDIA BUSINESS: ADVERTISING; A Creative Partnership Survives
NYTimes - almost 27 years
LEAD: OF the thousands of creative partnerships in advertising agencies large and small, perhaps none is stronger than the one that bonds Charlie Moss and Stan Dragoti. It has survived Mr. Moss's ascension to agency leadership; he is now the vice chairman and corporate creative director of Wells, Rich, Greene Inc. OF the thousands of creative
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AT THE MOVIES
NYTimes - almost 28 years
LEAD: Custom-Tailored Bond Custom-Tailored Bond On the 14th of July, while the French are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, people in this neck of the woods can begin paying homage to that latter-day guardian of liberty and the rights of man, James Bond, who will be bowing in as the hero of a new adventure titled
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Review/Film; Shocked Father Finds Daughter Has Grown Up
NYTimes - almost 28 years
LEAD: When Tony Danza realizes his 15-year-old daughter is an attractive young woman, he reacts by telling her she is grounded for the rest of her life - a response that has popped up on television so often it should have been retired ages ago. Anyone who has watched television for even a night will be able to predict every scene in ''She's Out of
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Advertising; Blockbuster Spots Gain Popularity
NYTimes - over 30 years
IT appears that the television advertising ploy known as the blockbuster is gaining in popularity. The blockbuster is your cast-of-thousands commercial. The blockbuster is your special-effect-to-blow-the-mind commercial. The blockbuster is a big-bucks commercial. The purpose of a blockbuster is generally to quickly establish name recognition for a
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FILM: 'MAN WITH ONE RED SHOE'
NYTimes - over 31 years
''THE MAN WITH ONE RED SHOE'' was produced by Victor Drai, who also produced ''The Woman in Red'' and appears to be making a career out of demonstrating how poorly French farce can travel. Like ''The Woman in Red,'' which was based more successfully on a light Gallic comedy, ''The Man With One Red Shoe'' loses a lot in translation. As ''The Tall
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HOLLYWOOD IS STEPPING UP EFFORT TO COMBAT DRUG ABUSE IN INDUSTRY
NYTimes - almost 33 years
In recent months the movie industry has been taking increasing notice of its drug problem. On April 11, Warner Bros., Columbia, the Burbank Studios, the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Scott Newman Foundation will sponsor an invitational conference on drug abuse for 390 industry executives, producers and union and guild representatives.
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MOVIES FOR '84 WILL TRY TO COPY SUCCESSES OF '83
NYTimes - over 33 years
Nothing succeeds in Hollywood like what has succeeded before. Moviegoers who are curious to know what choices they will have in the summer of 1985 can get a moderately accurate preview by glancing backward at the box-office successes and failures of the summer of 1983. At this moment, Hollywood executives are reading those statistics as carefully
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'MR. MOM,' DOMESTIC COMEDY
NYTimes - over 33 years
''MR. MOM'' is a very creaky comedy about a househusband, whose plight is presented as a terrible humiliation. Though Jack (Michael Keaton) proclaims himself ''a regular Phil Donahue'' when it comes to being enlightened about women in the workplace, the first half of the movie revolves around his annoyance about his wife's having a job. ''Mr.
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PERVASIVE USE OF COCAINE IS REPORTED IN HOLLYWOOD
NYTimes - over 34 years
The use of illicit drugs in Hollywood has become so pervasive that companies that insure movies have begun to amend their policies to reflect drug-related risks, and some people in the entertainment industry maintain that drug abuse is affecting the content and quality of films and television programs produced here. Police investigators in Los
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At the Movies; A DANCER INTENT ON MAKING IT AS AN ACTRESS
NYTimes - over 35 years
ANN REINKING has blue eyes, long legs, a husky voice and a determination to make it as an actress, since dancers (always excepting Fred Astaire) can't go on forever. ''Can you imagine being 40 years old?'' she says, ''and having to worry because you don't jump so high anymore?'' Miss Reinking, who's playing Grace, Daddy Warbucks's secretary in
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NOTES ON PEOPLE; A Night of Mutual Attraction at Xenon
NYTimes - almost 36 years
The operators of the new Legends model agency didn't need much of an excuse to celebrate at Xenon the other night. ''They asked if they could give a party for us, and we said yes,'' said Kay Mitchell, the president of the three-month-old Manhattan agency. She didn't mind that the invitation seemed designed less to honor the agency than to cover the
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