Jim Mitchell, one-half of The Mitchell Brothers production company that became one of the most successful pornographic movie studios ever formed, died Thursday at his ranch near Petaluma, CA at age 63, the Los Angeles Times reported today (Monday). The cause of death was not disclosed. Mitchell, who with younger brother Artie, turned out such adult film hits as Behind the Green Door, starring Marilyn Chambers, Resurrection of Eve, and Sodom and Gomorrah: The Last 7 Days, served six years in prison after he killed Artie in 1991. A film about the Mitchell Bros., Rated X, ran on Showtime in 2000.
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The Mitchell Brothers will headline the Beats stage at Get Loaded in the Park on August 26th.
As part of the The Streets' label showcase, the Mitchell Brothers will play ahead of Professor Green, Example, Man Like Me and Sinden.
The Beats is the record label set up by the Streets front man Mike Skinner and aims to provide a home for young MCs from the UK.
Example is a particular treat for fans at Get Loaded, with the young performer's new single I Don't Want To causing a stir on music TV channels.
The Streets will be headlining the main stage and have promised new material as well as hits from their first three albums.
Skinner recently collaborated with the Twang on a remix of their track Either Way and is putting the finishing touches to his new album.
Other acts confirmed for the festival include Dirty Pretty Things - who will be playing a number of new songs - and the Go! Team.
Also performing is Dizzee Rascal, fresh from releasing his third album Maths and English, and the Rumble Strips who will release their debut album this summer.
Other acts include MIA, the Automatic, Peter, Bjorn and John, Bonde Do Role and 2ManyDJs.
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The Streets singer MIKE SKINNER has been slapped with a series of legal fees after losing vital recording contracts in an all-night drinking session.
The 26-year-old DRY YOUR EYES star - who misplaced the documents after signing rap duo The Mitchell Brothers to his label THE BEATS - was stunned when lawyers forced him to paid out more money to reproduce the required papers.
He says, "I finally got my s**t together to give them a contract and of course we had to sign it in a pub.
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The Streets star MIKE SKINNER wowed a London nightclub last Friday (22OCT04) night, when he engaged in an onstage MC battle.
But Skinner failed to emerge the winner at the end of the night.
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The Streets star MIKE SKINNER is shunning big money opportunities to concentrate on managing young British urban talent.
The DRY YOUR EYES rapper has chosen to step out of the limelight to build his own production empire based on upcoming acts that spark his interest.
A friend says, "Mike could literally be raking in hundreds of thousands of pounds to provide beats and produce other people's work, but he refuses to compromise his integrity.
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