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PARAMOUNT ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENTS

 HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- David Grossman and Eldridge Walker have been appointed vice president of television music and vice president of music clearance, respectively, for the Motion Picture Group of Paramount Pictures, it was announced today by Harlan Goodman, senior vice president, music.
 Grossman oversees the administrative and creative aspects of music for network and syndicated series, miniseries, pilots and movies of the week. Walker is responsible for researching and obtaining rights to music used in Paramount feature productions.
 "David and Ridge are outstanding members of the Paramount family," Goodman said. "We are very pleased to recognize their talent and expertise."
 Grossman was director of music since 1989, working on projects including "Wings," "Cheers," "The Untouchables" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." Prior to that he worked for three and one-half years at Columbia Pictures Television. He was involved in all facets of music for such television series as "Designing Women," "The New Mike Hammer" and "Crazy Like A Fox."
 From 1985 to 1986 Grossman was a music supervisor for Score Productions. He holds a bachelor of music in composition from the Berklee College of Music, Boston. He also studied at the Eastman School of Music, New York.
 Walker, a 33-year Paramount veteran, has been the director of music clearance for the department since 1989. From 1988 to 1989 he served as manager of music clearance, where he was responsible for reviewing all music used in productions. Prior to 1964 when he became part of music clearance, Walker was an assistant in the Music Library after leaving the mail room.
 Paramount Pictures is part of the entertainment operations of Paramount Communications Inc.
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 /CONTACT: Cheryl Boone Isaacs of Paramount, 213-956-5504/


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