RHEINSTEIN--Frederic, age 86, died on December 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA. Born in New York City on November 5, 1927, he attended Exeter and Princeton University Class of 1949. He worked for NBC-TV as a stage manager for "Your Show of Shows" and then as on site producer-director for remote coverage of global events such as Ruby's shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald and remotes of political Conventions 1956 1972. In 1974, he founded The Post Group, a leading edge Post Production facility in Hollywood, co-founded Motorweek productions/World Sports Enterprises, and garnered a myriad of producing, directing and entrepreneurial credits. He is survived by his wife Suzanne, daughter Linda C. Rheinstein, son David A. Rheinstein, daughter, Katherine R Brodsky, son-in-law Alexander Brodsky, granddaughters Beatriz and Frederica Brodsky, brother Robert Rheinstein and seven nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Katherine R. Warren. His marriage to Patricia Horn ended in divorce. A memorial service will held at All Saints Episcopal Church, Beverly Hills, CA on January 25th.
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Published in The New York Times on Dec. 29, 2013