Locals receive award for "Death by King Cake"
Last updated 11/7/2023 at 7:56pm
The Texas/Louisiana collaborative short film "Death by King Cake" won the Ruth Buzzi Comedy Award Saturday at the Billy the Kid Film Festival in Hico, Texas. The award included a framed, autographed picture of Buzzi pictured with Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra. On the back she had taped a residual check from NBC from the same program the picture was from. The award was presented by Buzzi's husband, Kent Perkins, as Buzzi is still recovering from a stroke.
"Death by King Cake has been accepted to 30 festivals since early July and won as many awards in various categories.