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William E. Hewitt, Senator projectionist
William E. Hewitt, Senator projectionist

William E. Hewitt, the longtime Senator Theatre projectionist and movie house manager, who was a cinema technology expert, died of pneumonia Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Hamilton resident was 75. Born in Baltimore and raised in Walbrook and in Elkridge, he was a 1954 Howard County High School graduate. "His career in film began in high school," said his brother, John E. Hewitt of Glen Burnie. "He was the one who could run the 16-mm Bell and Howell projector. As a 12-year-old, he rented films for the family." He said his brother spent his Saturdays at the old Folkemer film supply firm and got his start at the Elkridge drive-in on Washington...

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