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‘Rocky’ star Burt Young remembered as local hero in hometown Corona with tribute at Museum of the Moving Image


Oct. 25, 2023 By Bill Parry The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria will present “Corona King: A Tribute to Burt Young” to honor the Oscar-nominated actor who died earlier this month in Los Angeles at the age of 83. MoMI will screen two films featuring scene-stealing performances by Young including his first role as the avenging Gimpy in “Carnival of Blood” showing on Nov. 4, and “Convoy,” the popcorn truck-driver film directed by Sam Peckinpah, screening on Nov. 4 and 5. Young was born and raised in Corona and rocketed to fame playing Paulie Pinnino, the curmudgeonly corner…
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