Investing lottery coin on pix pays off in U.K

Dawtrey, Adam
October 2003
Daily Variety;10/14/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 7, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the earnings of the Great Britain Film Council from movie investments. Total amount invested by the organization; Investment return; Profit gained by the organization from the motion picture 'Bend It Like Beckham'.


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