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  8/9/2014, Av 13, 5774

Menahem Golan Passes Away at 85


Director and Producer Menahem Golan passed away last night at the age of 85. He worked together with his cousin, Yoram Globus, who together were responsible for many popular "action" movies, such as The Delta Force, Missing in Action, Invasion USA and Exterminator 2. 

Golan's best directorial effort was probably Operation Thunderbolt (1977), a  production about the Israeli commando raid on Entebbe which over 100 hostages held by the PPLO (Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine), and which received an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film.

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