Joel Schumacher, costume designer-turned-director of films including “St. Elmo’s Fire,” “The Lost Boys” and “Falling Down,” as well as two “Batman…
Joel Schumacher, Director of Batman Films and ‘Lost Boys,’ Dies at 80
Huh. I learned today that he and I went to the same college. Which I guess means the Graduate's college was based on my little back east college. Here's more info on him for those who are interested. (PAYWALL) Charles Webb, Elusive Author of ‘The Graduate,’ Dies at 81Author of The Graduate novel, Charles Webb, passed on June 16. He was 81.
Author Charles Webb, whose first novel The Graduate inspired the 1967 film, died June 16 in Eastbourne, England of a blood condition, according to his friend, journalist Jack Malvern. The Graduate was published in 1963, and was adapted into the Mike Nichols film starring Dustin Hoffman just four...ca.news.yahoo.com