First Look pair's first word: Dada

Rooney, David
December 2003
Daily Variety;12/9/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 46, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on former First Look Pictures executives M.J. Peckos and Bob Myerson's formation of the Dada Films, a Los Angeles, California-based domestic theatrical distribution and worldwide marketing company. Acquisition of rights to "Broadway: The Golden Age"; Expansion and growth plans.


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