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Another Nomination

I nominate “Rain Man’s” producers and studio (United Artists) for best non-supporting performance of the year.

The movie is about an autistic man. Great. And a big Beverly Hills benefit premiere was held. Wonderful; but wait: In an insensitive move, the premiere proceeds, more than $250,000, were given not to one of the severely underfunded efforts to unlock the mystery of autism but to a unrelated charity.

Obviously, nobody involved with the benefit recognized the irony or, if they did, they didn’t care enough to correct it.


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