By  on February 25, 2008

Max L. Raab, founder of The Villager and J.G. Hook and a producer of such films as "A Clockwork Orange" and "Walkabout," died Thursday at his home in Philadelphia of complications from Parkinson's disease. Raab was 82.

With a knack for identifying trends and recognizing the emergence of the Ivy League look, Raab created The Villager with his brother, Norman, in 1958 and later founded J.G. Hook in 1974, which helped define preppie American sportswear.

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