Grassroots campaign leads to the winning word

Kaufman, Anthony
August 2003
Daily Variety;8/18/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 31/32, SPECIAL REPORT. p48
Trade Publication
Highlights the promotion strategy for the film 'Spellbound' released by ThinkFilm in the U.S. Deployment of word-of-mouth screenings; Ratings of the film; Estimates on the gross generated.


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