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- July 24, 2001
DIC and PBS Team
Up for Animated Series
"This series was inspired by a desire we shared to introduce kids in America, and around the world, to the principles and ideals that were at the core of the American Revolution -- democracy and freedom of expression," said Andy Heyward, chairman and CEO of DIC Entertainment. Such important values as these are described as part of entertaining and colorful stories, all the while inspiring young Americans to understand a little more how fortunate we are to be living in such an open democracy. 'Liberty's Kids' deals with real issues in a manner that a young audience can understand."
will be provided to schools that coincides with the animated series.
"Be in the
Rugrats" Campaign Launched
From now through Aug. 31 at participating Embassy Suites Hotels throughout the United States, children between the ages of five and 15 can enter to win a five-day/four-night trip to Los Angeles for the winning family. During the winner's trip to L.A., the winner will have the chance to meet the creators of the Rugrats and be animated for the promotional three-minute Rugrats mini-movie. In addition, the winning family will stay at an Embassy Suites Hotel in Los Angeles and receive Rugrats toys.
Entry forms can be
picked up at participating Embassy Suites Hotels.
Final Weekend Box
The gain/loss represents
the movie's performance when compared to last weekend.
News Link of the
Day - Disney Moves to Block Online Movie Trailers!
According to ZDNet:
that brought you "Lady and the Tramp" and "Pinocchio"
is cracking down on online movie trailers, sparking a legal case that
could help clarify how far film studios can go to compete with retailers
by selling their own products on the Web..."
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