Yule logjam takes a toll on pricey pix

Hayes, Dade; Bing, Johathan
December 2003
Daily Variety;12/23/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 56, p1
Trade Publication
Delves into the status of motion pictures in the U.S. box office as of the month of December 2003. Question posed on the possibility of a downfall in U.S. box office gross movie sales for the year 2003; Amount of money grossed by some films; Assumptions for the year 2003 in terms of movie sales.


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