Wolf Mankowitz,73, a novelist and screenwriter whose writings included works drawing upon Yiddish folklore and his upbringing in London's East End, died May 20 in Dublin, Ireland. Mr. Mankowitz, the son of a Russian Jewish emigre to Britain, disclosed in his last book, "A Night With Casanova" (1991), that he had terminal cancer. His screen work included "The Millionairess," a Bernard Shaw adaptation that starred Peter Sellers and Sophia Loren, "Waltz of the Toreadors," "Casino Royale," "Black Beauty" and "The Day the Earth Caught Fire."
George C. Dade,85, co-founder of the Cradle of Aviation Museum at Mitchel Field in Uniondale, N.Y., died Wednesday in New York.
Fred Inbau,89, a key figure in the development of modern forensic science and an expert in police interrogation
techniques, died Monday in Chicago.
Freeman Butts,70, an artist with a national reputation for large, expressive paintings, died May 23 in Livingston, Mont. He had been in poor health for three years.
Pub Date: 5/30/98