Columbia, Canal Plus Blow Up Bridge

Cox, Dan
November 1998
Variety;11/16/98, Vol. 372 Issue 14, p6
Trade Publication
Reports that Columbia Pictures Entertainment Inc. and Canal Plus SA will not renew their formal partnership on the Bridge, a London-based company that developed and co-financed films in the United Kingdom, Expiration of their deal in 1999; Comments from Ken Lemberger, president of Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group.


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