Helen Gurley and Mr. Brown

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Aug 15 01:57:31 UTC 2012

On Aug 14, 2012, at 9:19 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:

> At 8/14/2012 08:50 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>> On Aug 14, 2012, at 6:26 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>> ...  [Dates from NYT and Wikipedia,
>> > except that the NYT has not a word about David Brown
>> The Margalit Fox obit does mention the fact that they married in
>> 1959 and actually has a number of references to him, citing the fact
>> that he "produced 'Jaws' and other well-known films' and died in 2010.
>> LH
>> > or the date of
>> > their marriage!]
> I swear I searched the on-line article for "1959" and "David" and
> found neither!  Now I do see it/him -- although not quite as Larry
> quotes:  I read "Mr. Brown, who produced <object.title
> idsrc="nyt_ttl" class="Movie" value="25912">"Jaws" !  Firefox 14.0.1.
Well, I was quoting from the hard copy, which for some reason omitted all of that compiler language or whatever it is that festoons the online copy.  Just think of the audiences "Jaws" would have drawn if Brown had gone with the full title, <object.title idsrc=“nyt_ttl” class=“Movie” value=“25912”>“Jaws”


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