Lady Berkshire

by Norman Horowitz

In 1970, Screen Gems International (Larry Hilford and I) hired Kenneth John Page, with whom we had worked at CBS, to run our European activities based in London. Larry had left the safe harbor of television to delve into the mysterious world of new technology delivery systems like the nascent home video business.

Larry, Ken and I were running around London pretending to do what we were supposed to be doing when we returned to the office to find that Larry had received several messages from “Lady Berkshire.” Not having the time to call her, Larry asked that Ken return her calls with an apology.

Ken wasn’t thrilled with the assignment but dutifully did what was asked of him and called her. She described her interest in new technologies and wanted to meet with Ken. ¬† Continue reading “Lady Berkshire”