Fox, Par Lead Noms For Filmgoer Awards

Paced by “Edward Scissorhands” and “Home Alone,” 20th Century Fox nosed out Paramount for most studio nominations in the first Movie Awards, to be aired live over CBS from Universal Amphitheater Jan. 30.

One million filmgoers were polled Jan. 5 at 3,000 theaters in the Cineplex Odeon, United Artists and AMC circuits. The awards were created by Marty Pasetta, who will direct the program.

Fox came up with 12 nominations. Paramount was runnerup with 11. “Scissorhands” had five nominations, “Home” four.

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