TITLE

Close the Curtain

AUTHOR(S)
Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;4/28/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the sales performance of identified companies of their introduced movies in the U.S. He cites that Lionsgate company has attained $119.2 million in "Fahrenheit." He also connotes that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) has gained $189.5 million from the hit of "Gone With the Wind." Further, he asserts on the impact of the pressures of digital technology in the declining sales of the current movies.
ACCESSION #
31837114

 

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