Larry started his career in the motion picture industry while still in Dean College
by working in the publicity departments of MGM, Columbia Pictures, and United Artists. After college, he worked as a
special features writer in New York for Dell's publications; Modern Screen, and Screen Stories Magazines. During this
time, he met and worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, with many of these acquaintances becoming lifelong
After leaving Dell, he worked for two national advertising agencies specializing
in network television programming. During this period, he also independently produced two syndicated radio programs,
"Better Than Broadway," and "Biographies In Sound."
In the 1970's, Larry began his career as an independent filmmaker. In the
ensuing years he has experienced virtually every aspect of the motion picture, television and video business. He has
been involved in financing, producing, directing, writing, promotion, publicity, marketing and distribution, both domestically
Larry has been politically active and was at one time asked to formulate a campaign
for Republican Congressional Committees in Washington, DC. During this endeavor, he worked with many political individuals
from both political parties, including President John F. Kennedy, Vice President Richard Nixon, Senators Barry Goldwater and
After Senator Murphy left the Senate, he and Mr. Babb formed a partnership under
the banner of George Murphy Productions. The partnership lasted for two years, until the former Senator became ill and
had to retire. During those two years, Mr. Murphy and Larry worked with many of Hollywood's greatest stars including
Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, and Gene Kelly.
In the ensuring years, Larry produced many television and a feature motion
pictures. He also served as a video marketing consultant for some of the largest advertising agencies and corporations
in the United States. He co-authored the prototype for the first modern tax shelter for the entertainment industry;
and he developed the plan for using investment bonds for motion pictures.
In 1976, Larry established Commonwealth of Massachusetts' first Film and Television
Development Bureau. At the request of the then Governor Dukakis, he served as its first Director. Since its
inception, the Bureau had been responsible for attracting to Massachusetts over $500 million in direct production revenue
and untold additional millions in related revenues from other businesses. Today, this state office is closed.
In 1980, Larry formed a partnership, Fiducial Resources International, with Marc
G. Comjean, a partnership and friendship that continues to this day. Under this partnership, Mr. Comjean served as Executive
Producer and Financier on their projects. Also during this period, he developed the financing plan and tax shelter for
Lorimar to fund motion picture "prints and ads," rather than just productions.
Larry helped NFL football and film star, Jim Brown, launch his motion picture company
"Ocean Productions," which produced budget films for minority audiences.
In early 1992, Larry, his sons Lee and Stuart, plus Marc Comjean began a quest
to launch a worldwide drug education program aimed at children from nursery school through grammer school.
In 1999, while on business in Slovakia, Larry was asked by the national government
to help establish the Film Bureau of the Slovak Republic, a project that is on going.
In 2000, Larry and John Sottile decided to once again produce motion
pictures and are currently acquiring properties. Plans call for the production of four to six features over the next
An abbreviated list of Larry's theatrical, television and video credits appear