1. The Little Mermaid ('78) 2. Last of the Mohicans ('77)
With this issue, Daily Variety, Variety and VideoScan debut their newsell-through video report today, designed to take the pulse of the U.S. biz with far more accuracy than any method previously used.
Today Daily Variety unveils a new video sell-through chart featuring data from VideoScan, the only point-of-sale video tracking system. Chart will run every Monday. See page 6.
Mark Gilula has been named VP, sales and marketing, at Capital Cities/ABC Video Publishing, the company's newly formed wing designed to market and distribute homevideo.
Twentieth Century Fox and James Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment will release a special edition of "The Abyss" in Los Angeles and New York on Feb. 26.
USA Networks' Sci-Fi Channel is launching a homevideo line with a two-video collection of episodes of the classic BBC series "Dr. Who" to be sold via mail and phone orders only.
Prism Entertainment has launched an international division and hired Liz Mackiewicz to run it, with the goal of tapping into foreign homevideo revenues.
As expected, Live Entertainment Inc. filed a prepackaged plan of reorganization yesterday. The move was made, according to the firm, to complete the restructuring of its 14.5% senior subordinated…
Burgeoning homevideo giant Blockbuster Entertainment Corp.--which recently expanded into the music retailing business and has agreed to buy a 35% stake in Republic Pictures--yesterday reported record…
In a move signaling that Columbia TriStar Home Video is making a full-scale move into the non-theatrical video world, the company announced that it will distribute the National Geographic Society's…