TITLE

Animation leads holiday pic parade

PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Advertising Age;11/8/1999, Vol. 70 Issue 46, p98
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the box office earnings of several animated motion pictures which opened in the U.S. in November, 1999. Four animated films are discussed: "Toy Story 2," "Princess Mononoke," "Stuart Little" and "Pokemon: The First Movie." Among the four, "Toy Story 2," earned the highest, followed by "Pokemon: The First Movie." Issues also arise from the voice actors of the films. Actor Tom Hanks, who did voice work for "Toy Story 2," reached a trading level close to his highest level for the year.
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2462426

 

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