5 bidders try to forge link with UCI chain

Dawtrey, Adam
February 2004
Daily Variety;2/19/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 39, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on bidders for United Cinemas International, which joint owners Vivendi Universal and Viacom put up for auction. Vue Entertainment; Odeon Cinemas; Cine-U.K.


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