August 17, 2003 by

Robert Blumofe

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Robert F. Blumofe, a Hollywood producer, died on July 22. Cause of death was not released. He was 94.
Blumofe received his law degree from Columbia University and joined the legal staff of Paramount Pictures in New York. In 1952, he switched to the production side of filmmaking. He worked on television films for Revue Productions and as the vice president in charge of production and West Coast operations for United Artists.
Blumofe produced three films: “Yours, Mine and Ours,” “Pieces of Dreams” and “Bound for Glory,” which was nominated for a best picture Oscar in 1976. He eventually shifted his focus to producing independent pictures, and from 1977 to 1981, served as the director of the American Film Institute’s West Coast operations.

One Response to Robert Blumofe

  1. peter fleming

    I was fortunate to know Bob Blumofe in business over a period of many years, from his creative years at United Artists, through the producing of two of his own theatrical motion pictures, and on to his leadership at the American Film Institute. Bob was lawyer, producer, administrator bright and above all else was one
    extraordinary gentleman with a great view of the world. He was really one of the good guys.

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