TITLE

A long road to Acad's 'Rings' fling

AUTHOR(S)
Brodesser, Claude
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;3/1/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 46, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the recognition of the motion picture "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" by director Peter Jackson as recipient of the best picture award in the Academy Awards presented on February 29, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. Marketing strategy employed to make the film known to the press and the public; Citations of the other awards garnered; Disclosure on the gross generated by the film.
ACCESSION #
12417032

 

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