UPI branches vid distrib into 3 lands

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LONDON — Universal Pictures Intl. has launched its own video distribution operations in Japan, Korea and Brazil. Move follows the expiration of U’s previous distribution agreement with CIC Video, the former joint venture between U and Paramount.

UPI president Peter Smith has appointed Bill Rahn as president of UPI Japan, Chang Gon Kim as managing director of UPI Korea and Marc Caux as managing director of UPI Brazil.

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