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    Marvel's Iron Man 3 Soap Opera Connection.

    Monday, May 06 2013


    (Marvel Studios/DMG Entertainment)
    A monster weekend.

    Marvel's new release "Iron Man 3" hit theaters around the country on Friday May 3 and was a huge success. Behind "The Avengers," the film's debut was the second biggest of all-time bringing in an overwhelming $175.3 million. Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark) and Gwyneth Paltrow (Pepper Potts) co-star.

    Not only did Kevin Feige, the film's producer, have a lot to celebrate business-wise but in his personal life as well… Feige's grandfather Robert E. Short turned 92 on Sunday May 5 and has a tie to Daytime. Short ran Procter and Gamble's Daytime television programming for more than 20 years. He was the force behind such soap operas as "Search For Tomorrow," "Guiding Light," "As The World Turns," "Another World," "The Edge Of Night," and "Texas."

    Soaps.com sends Feige our congratulations for his film success and Short a very Happy Birthday!

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    - Amy Mistretta


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    Posted by lorriefan21 at Thursday, May 09 2013 05:24 AM

    I remember my father changing his shift at work to coincide with the soap opera "Edge of Night" which surrounded a storyline of (DID, amnesia, sexual escapades, and the mob). It was similar to "General Hospital," with a harder edge to the storylines which were great. As a child, I would sneak a look, but was not allowed to watch the soap opera, the storylines and plots showed advanced writing and production abilities based on the time-era that it was being viewed on television. Happy 92nd Birthday to Robert E. Short. Congratulations to Kevin Feige for another great production in the series of the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise movie.

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