11. Corporate Organizational Profile #9 (Chart M)

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Michael Zaffarano is identified by the U.S. Justice Department as a Caporegime (captain) in the LCN Bonnano Family. He is the president of the D.C. Playhouse, Ltd., T/A D.C. Playhouse Theater, 727 15th St., N.W.,Washington, D.C., along with Stu Segall, Norman Arno, John Ausbrook and Saul Heller as directors and Marilyn Lizzio, Mary Walls and George Ward as incorporators.

Zaffarano resides at 2848 Riverside Drive, Wantagh, Rhode Island and stays at 1310 New Hampshire Ave., Apt. #707 when in Washington, D.C. His arrest record dates to 1947 and includes charges of assault and robbery, interstate transportation of stolen securities, grand larceny, burglary, interstate transportation of stolen property and the interstate transportation of pornography.

On November 11, 1975, Mr. Zaffarano told an F.B.I. undercover agent that he is the main distributor of pornographic films in the United States and stated emphatically that if anyone buys or opens any theaters in Washington, D.C. it would be him.

Marilyn Lizzio, Mary Walls and George Ward (incorporators for the D.C. Playhouse Theater) are also incorporators for Denmark Publications, Inc., T/A Denmark 1/2 Books and Movies, 822 F St., N.W., Washington, D.C., with Jacob and Ruby Kramer and Ely Allman as directors and Mike Casey as the agent. Mike Casey is also the agent and Jacob Kramer is the owner of Denmark Cut Rate Books, 918 14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C., and the Life Size Movie Arcade, 523 9th St., N.W., Washington, D.C., Jacob Kramer is also the owner of Denmark 1/2 Price Store, 529 9th St., N.W., Washington, D.C., and the director of the Book Nook, Inc., 216 East Baltimore St., Baltimore, Maryland, along with Ruby and Joyce Thibert as directors. Marilyn Lizzio, along with N. Weir and Richard Rizzi, are also the incorporators for the 14th Amusements, Inc., T/A Casino Royale Theater, 806 14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C., along with Billy Cole as a director and Bruce Whetshine as the owner. Bruce Whetshine is the listed owner of the Casino Royale Theater and a director of the Adam & Eve Book Store, Inc., 815 14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C., along with George Cole and Herbert Cole as directors. The incorporators for the Adam & Eve, Inc., are Fred Bennett, G. Markle and Ronald Recht.

Michael Zaffarano owns the Pussycat Cinema, 1603 Broadway St., New York, New York and orders supplies for United American Theater Co., T/A Pussycat Cinema, 700 Washington St., Boston, Massachusetts, for his brother-inlaw, Anthony Mascolo, who is listed as president. Anthony Mascolo is also the president of Westend Theater, Inc., 75 Causeway St., Boston, Massachusetts and the National Land Corporation, 690 Washington St., Boston, Massachusetts.

In February, 1976, the National Land Corporation concluded a contract with a construction firm to renovate the exterior open theater vestibule of the United American Theater Co., T/A Pussycat Cinema, 700 Washington St., Boston, Massachusetts. The National Corporation issued a $10,000.00 check to the construction firm dated February 10, 1976 drawn by the United American Theater Co. Investigation revealed the $10,000.00 was a loan through P.O. Box 362, Canal Street Station, New York, New York, 10013. The P.O. Box 362 was opened on September 18, 1968 by Ted Rothstein who signed as president for Star Distributors, Ltd., 150 Lafayette St., New York, New York, 10013.

One of the first films shown at the D.C. Playhouse Theater, titled "Defiance", was produced by Stu Segall & Associates. Stuart Segall is the owner of Stu' Segall & Associates and the Miracle Film Releasing Company. These two companies maintain the same addresses at 8564 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, California and 165 West 46th St., New York, New York. Mr. Zaffarano is recorded as vice president of both companies.

In 1971 and 1972, Stuart Segall, Theodore Gaswirth and William Amerson were recorded as the owners with Charles Krause as the incorporator of Capricorn Industries, Beverly Hills, California, as the Los Angeles County, California Recorder's Office. Theodore Gaswirth is an incorporator, Michael Collela is a director and Fred Alfano is the secretary/ treasurer of Lyndon Distributors, 15756 Arminta,Van Nuys, California. Michael Collela, Fred Alfano, Sharon Penner, Del Wells and Patricia Smith are directors of London Enterprises also located at 15756 Arminta, Van Nuys, California. Michael Collela is the Chief Executive/ Financial Officer of Briarwood Corp., 15754 Arminta, Van Nuys, California, with Richard James, Scott Brastow, Robert Braverman, Roland McMillian and Barbara Friedman as directors. Norman Sovereign, Fred Alfano, Michael Collela and Theodore Gaswirth are the incorporators of NFM which is the parent company of Erotic Words and Pictures (EWAP) whose incorporators are Mary Turner, Howard Cohen, Howard Green and Rita Grossman. Mary Turner and Robert Turner are the incorporators of Turner Enterprises and Howard Green is the vice president of San Oaks Distributing, Inc., 62 Belvedere St., San Rafael, California, with Donald Warnecke as the owner. Howard Green and Reuben Sturman own 100% of the stock (50% each) in Charles Books, 1927 North Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland. Green and Struman also own 50% of the stock (25% each) of Castle News Company, 4551 North 25th St., Butler, Wisconsin with the remaining 50% of the stock owned by Wilson and Company, Cleveland, Ohio. Crown News Company's (name currently changed to Century Sales, 9252 Commerce St., Pennsauken, New Jersey) merchantile renewal license in 1975 listed Allan Crown as the secretary and Morton Gross as the president. The merchantile renewal license for Crown News Company in 1977 listed Allan Crown as the applicant. Allan Crown, Alvin Friedkin and Richard Sherwin are the incorporators of the Revel Sales, Inc., 15101 Keswick St., Van Nuys, California. Richard Sherwin is the Chief Executive Officer, Pedro Mendoza is the secretary, Charles Swan and J. Montesano are the directors of the Marquis Publishing Corp., also located at 15101 Keswick St., Van Nuys, California.

Rita Grossman (incorporator for Erotic Words and Pictures) is the secretary/treasurer. of Parliament News Co., 21314 Lassen, Chatsworth, California, with Paul Wisner as president, Jack Shulem, Franklin Laven and June Blair as directors. A subsidiary of Parliament News Company is Centaur Distributing Company whose manager is Jack Wolf. Centaur Book Distributing Company owns the Turk Street News, 66 Turk St., San Francisco, California; Mission Street News, 2075 N. Mission St., San Francisco, California, and Folsom Gultch, 600 Folsom St., San Francisco, California. June Blair (director for Parliament News Co.), Herman Malorrus, Leonard Martinez, Max Cohen and Judy Lechuga are directors for the Golden State News Co., 1785 W. Adams St., Los Angeles, California. Judy Lechuga is the secretary, Alvin Tapper is the Chief Executive Officer, Pat Alexander and Marilyn Thornberg are directors of the California Publishers Liquidating Corp., 2611 S. Halldale Ave., Los Angeles, California. Judy Lechuga is the secretary, Marilyn Thornberg, Ronald LaBowe and Isabel Oros are the directors, Jerome Kult is the Chief Executive Officer and Michael Warner is the Chief Financial Officer of the Sutton House Publishing, Inc., 4202 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles, California.

Alvin Tapper is also the owner of FCA Films, Inc., 2211 Union St., Los Angeles, California, and the California and Pacific Liquidators, 2611 Halldale Ave., Los Angeles, California. Stephen Golden is the husband of Irene Golden, who is the sister of Theodore Rothstein of Star Distributors, Ltd. Stephen Golden is the Executive Officer of FCA Films, Inc.