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auditing • author services, inc. (asi) (dba, galaxy press) (subsidiary of church of spiritual technology) • battlefield earth • bridge publications, inc. (bpi) • cost • david miscavige • e-meter • factnet • fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentation • gold base (also, "int base") @ gilman hot springs • john travolta • ken annakin • l. ron hubbard • l. ron hubbard's credentials • l. ron hubbard's death • lawsuit • mary sue (whipp) hubbard • mission earth (decalogy) • operation snow white • rocky mountain news (denver, colorado) • ronald "nibs" edward dewolf (l. ron hubbard, jr.) • sea organization (sea org, so) • tom cruise • william "bill" j. immerman • xenu (operating thetan level 3, ot 3, wall of fire)
Reference materials Battlefield Earth
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May 6, 1984
L. Ron Hubbard, mysterious recluse — Sacramento Bee (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Dale Maharidge
Source: Sacramento Bee (California)
Scientology founder hasn't been seen in public since 1976 Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard has replaced the late Howard Hughes as the man of mystery. Hubbard, 73, was last viewed in public in 1976. And he was last seen by any close associate willing to talk about him in March 1980. So where is he? "Somewhere around here," said Bent Corydon, pointing to the bleak desert of Riverside County around the church's compound at Gilman Hot Springs. "He's never more than ...
Apr 25, 1984
Film monster — Evening Outlook (Santa Monica, CA)
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Type: Press
Source: Evening Outlook (Santa Monica, CA)
[Picture / Caption: FILM MONSTER — Terl, a 30-foot Psychlo, confronts Jeff Pomerantz and Justine Seymour under the Hollywood sign during promotional event for two upcoming science fiction movies based on L. Ron Hubbard's best-selling novel, Battlefield Earth. Story takes place in year 3000, when humans try to reclaim Earth from Psychlos.]
Apr 21, 1984
Hubbard's 'Battlefield Earth' getting ready for the cameras — Birmingham News
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Type: Press
Author(s): Kenneth Shorey
Source: Birmingham News
[Picture / Caption: Jeff Pomerantz and Justine Seymour pretend to battle creature that will appear in film version of Battlefield Earth] Ken Annakin has been named director of two forthcoming multimillion-dollar motion pictures based on L. Ron Hubbard's bestselling science fiction saga Battlefield Earth at a party last month in his honor given by Bridge Publications, publishers of the book. The party, held at Oscar's on the famed Sunset Strip, coincided with the official publication of the 1,066-page mass paperback edition ...
Apr 19, 1984
[SCI-FI FILMMAKER Ken Annakin (centre) accepts a Saturn Award...] — Kamloops News
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Source: Kamloops News
[Picture] ''SCI-FI FILMMAKER Ken Annakin (centre) accepts a Saturn Award for science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, author of "Battlefield Earth". Also recently honored by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films were Hurd Hattfield, left, for his title role in "The Picture of Dorian Grey", and Ray Bradbury for his "Something Wicked This Way Comes" screenplay. Annakin will direct two films based on Hubbard's novel.
Apr 13, 1984
Ex-Manassas resident popular sci-fi writer — The Journal Messenger (Manassas, VA)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Randi Deiotte
Source: The Journal Messenger (Manassas, VA)
A science fiction book by a man who attended school In Manassas 54 years ago made the New York Times Best Sellers List the first week it was released and has now climbed into the top ten, his publicist says. And two movies derived from the book are due to start production later this year.from L. Ron Hubbard's 1100-page science fiction epic, Battlefield Earth, is also at the top of B. Dalton's national scene fiction list, topping Asimov's 2010 and George ...
Apr 12, 1984
Polonsky will adapth Hubbard's 'Earth' filming — Daily Variety (Hollywood, California)
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Author(s): Ray Loynd
Source: Daily Variety (Hollywood, California)
Abe Polonsky, who's spent the last few years in the groves of academe, has been signed by producer Bill Immerman to adapt L. Ron Hubbard's current best-selling "Battlefield Earth," which Ken Annakin will direct. Polonsky, 73, whose career stretches back to his Oscar-nominated screenplay for "Body And Soul" (1947) and whose most recent writing credit was "Monsignor," is working daily with Annakin in breaking down a workable screen design from Hubbard's voluminous intergalactic sci-fi adventure (No. 9 on the New York ...
Mar 11, 1984
Scientology theorist spent youth in Helena, now a recluse — Tribune Metro (MT)
Sep 2, 1983
Plans are made to publish here the new novel from one of the most mysterious authors — Publishing News (UK)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Fred Newman
Source: Publishing News (UK)
In a newish sort of castle in Sussex a suite of rooms, with private bar, an electric organ, and an elegant writing desk complete with pens and an unopened pack of his favorite cigarettes, await one of the world's most prolific and richest authors. Yet the rooms, cleaned regularly, remain unused; the chair behind the desk has not been sat upon for over fifteen years, though the man for whom all this is carefully — even lovingly maintained — has sold ...
Jul 24, 1983
Scientologists seem to be on buying blitz — The Ledger (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Edwin McDowell
Source: The Ledger (Florida)
A best-selling adventure novel by a controversial figure who has not been seen in public for years has become the focus of concern among some book sellers. The book sellers said they belleve that "Battlefield Earth" by L. Ron Hubbard is being bought in large numbers in their stores by members of the Church of Scientology, founded by the reclusive Hubbard, as part of an effort to boost it onto the country's best-seller lists. Some book sellers and critics of Hubbard ...
Jul 20, 1983
L. Ron Hubbard novel selling well in Pinellas — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Mar 7, 1983
Sect's missing founder leaves legal morass — Washington Post
Type: Press
Author(s): Jay Mathews
Source: Washington Post
Three years ago, somewhere near this dusty little town of watermelon fields and senior citizen trailer parks, a pudgy, prolific science fiction writer named L. Ron Hubbard climbed into a black van and reportedly disappeared from sight. Nobody in Hemet, 80 miles east of Los Angeles, or anywhere else might have cared about the fate of a 71-year-old eccentric with a lust for privacy, except that Hubbard was the founder of one of the word's wealthiest and most controversial new religions. ...
Feb 20, 1983
30 years later, the reclusive founder of Scientology keeps controversy swirling — Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado)
Feb 20, 1983
Book pulls Hubbard into Public / Author's newest book, 'Battlefield Earth,' uses Denver as central setting — Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado)
Feb 20, 1983
L. Ron Hubbard breaks silence to release 3 handwritten letters — Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado)
Feb 19, 1983
Scientology founder Hubbard interviewed by Mail — Associated Press
Type: Press
Source: Associated Press
DENVER — A handwritten letter signed "L. Ron Hubbard" was published under copyright in the Sunday edition of the Rocky Mountain News, purporting to knock down rumors that the reclusive father of the controversial Church of Scientology is dead. In the letter, dated Feb. 3, the writer says he was "dismayed" at the church's confrontations with the FBI, the Internal Revenue Service and the Food and Drug Administration, and noted that the incidents occurred after Hubbard resigned from the church in ...
Jan 24, 1983
Ministry of fear // Scandal rocks Scientology as the founder's wife goes to prison and his son turns prosecution witness — People magazine
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Type: Press
Author(s): John Saar
Source: People magazine
[Picture / Caption: Scientology's headquarters in L.A. was formerly the Cedars of Lebanon Hospital. The church purchased It for $5 million In 1977.] Last October in San Francisco, some 70 local leaders of the Church of Scientology gathered to hear nine church executives harangue them about their shortcomings. Styling themselves with titles that ranged from the quasi-military ("Commander," "Warrant Officer") to the quasi-lunatic ("International Finance Dictator"), the men announced that they represented the new hierarchy of the organization, and that they ...
Jan 14, 1983
Britons: Hubbard has written album called 'Space Jazz' — Tampa Tribune (Florida)
Dec 31, 1982
Church chief subject of court trial — Daily News
Dec 31, 1982
Trial ordered to determine if L. Ron Hubbard is alive — Los Angeles Times (California)
Dec 4, 1982
Oh, where, oh where has L. Ron Hubbard gone? — Flint Journal (Michigan)
Nov 23, 1982
Scientology founder's fate: Dead or alive? — USA Today
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Type: Press
Source: USA Today
L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology founder, is dead. Or mentally incompetent. Or alive and well. The status of the wealthy 71-year-old author depends on whether you're talking to his estranged son or his wife. In Los Angeles, the two are mounting a courtroom tug-of-war over Hubbard's estate. Ronald E. DeWolf claims his father is either dead or mentally incompetent, and wants control of the estate. Hubbard's wife, Mary Sue Hubbard, filed suit Friday to block DeWolf's probate court action. If anyone knows ...
Nov 21, 1982
L. Ron Hubbard: A new controversy / Son of Scientology founder questions father's health, location — Los Angeles Times (California)
Nov 20, 1982
Purple monster spares the earth, hawks science fiction book instead — Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
Oct 22, 1982
The selling of a blockbuster // Scientology's Hubbard launches a sci-fi comeback — Los Angeles Herald Examiner (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Jack Searles
Source: Los Angeles Herald Examiner (California)
At first glance, the double-page ad in Daily Variety looks much like all the other congratulatory messages that routinely appear Hollywood's trade press. "Our Dear Friend Has Done Again!" the headline proclaims. Then "He has given us another incredible reason to make a fuss over him!" It's on second glance — on recognizing "our dear friend" 's name and face — that you realize how different this ad is. Instead of praising the latest effort of some show-biz functionary, this one ...
Oct 2, 1982
What national event will happen on 5 October? — Los Angeles Times (California)
Sep 4, 1982
[Advertisement] Computer space jazz // The music of the future is here now — Los Angeles Times (California)
Jul 14, 1982
Inside Scientology: Son of Scientology — News-Herald (Santa Rosa, California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Dennis Wheeler
Source: News-Herald (Santa Rosa, California)
He's been called the Son of Scientology. His name has been changed from L. Ron Hubbard, Jr., to Ron DeWolf, and he's the firstborn son of the former science fiction writer who founded the Church of Scientology. It's been 23 years since hes seen his father, and he suspects that the founder of what many people call a destructive cult may, in truth, be dead. "To be perfectly frank, my life's been pretty much of a disaster and a miserable mess ...
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