No New Line Of Work

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Despite making his directorial debut with “Book of Love,” New Line Cinema head Bob Shaye isn't bent on becoming his company's hot new lenser. “I came into the business 23 years ago to direct, but…

Ralph H. Brown

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Ralph H. Brown, 55, a musician, songwriter and showbiz journalist who established the American Entertainment Society to reverse negative impressions created by recent song lyrics, died in…

Darrell Barnett

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Darrell Barnett, 41, a dancer, died Jan. 16 in New York of liver cancer. Barnett moved to New York to take a full scholarship at the Martha Graham School. He went on to perform with the modern dance…

John Rosenberg

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John Rosenberg, 59, novelist and former MGM story editor who became head of drama programming for England's Anglia Television, died Jan. 19 in London of cancer. Rosenberg was responsible for such…

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ABC Slasher Story

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Philly ABC is paring its local bureau from five to three, beginning Feb. 1. A bureau manager, a reporter and an office manager will stay put; the others will move to New York.

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Domestic Film DAILY

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

  1. 1

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    Daily Gross:$5.1M

    Cume to07.22.14: $148.5M

    Dawn of The Planet of The Apes

    1
    Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
  2. 2

    The Purge: Anarchy

    Daily Gross:$3.6M

    Cume to07.22.14: $36.7M

    The Purge: Anarchy

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    Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
  3. 3

    Planes: Fire and Rescue

    Daily Gross:$2.3M

    Cume to07.22.14: $21.7M

    Planes: Fire and Rescue

    3
    Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%

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Welcome To L.A.

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Lonnie Burstein, WTXF-TV's program director since June 1989, is moving to Los Angeles to be v.p. for research at MCA Television, beginning Feb. 4.

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Philips Invests In Super Club

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Music and video retailer Super Club N.V. will receive a $128 million investment from entertainment and consumer electronics giant N.V. Philips in the form of equity and convertible debt, according to…

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AEE Electronics Get MGM Seal

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The MGM lion will roar on a line of low-priced consumer electronics marketed by MGM/UA licensee American Electronics & Entertainment Corp. At the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, AEE…

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MGM, Pioneer Push Sampler

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MGM/UA Home Video and Pioneer LDCA will jointly release a sampler laserdisk to promote laserdisk hardware and MGM/Pathe laser software. The project was initiated last fall by MGM/UA Home Video's…