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From Atlantis World Premiere
After the premiere, those in attendance were treated to an underwater adventure at the El Capitan Entertainment Center where the Long Beach Aquarium decked out the numerous galleries with tanks of seahorses, exotic fish and sharks.
You can view unedited footage from the Atlantis World Premiere by clicking here.
here to visit the "Atlantis is Waiting" dFX Movie
New York Premiere
of Atlantis Tonight
The benefit premiere is by invitation only. Disney did not provide any further details (i.e. location and time).
Atlantis: The Lost Empire will have a limited opening in New York and Los Angeles this Friday then will open nationally on June 15, 2001.
Mr. Potato Head
Becomes Cartoon Strip
The Mr. Potato Head comic strip will focus on the antics of Mr. Potato Head's every day life both at home with his devoted wife, Mrs. Potato Head and their children, Julienne and Chip, and at his "day job" as a Vice President of Toy Testing.
"Mr. Potato Head has been a source of fun and laughter since 1952," said Alan G. Hassenfeld, Hasbro's Chairman and CEO. "This nationally syndicated comic strip - co-created by the amazing Jim Davis and Brett Koth -- speaks volumes about the popularity of Mr. Potato Head and the status he enjoys as a toy and as an enduring pop culture icon."
Mr. Potato Head was
"born" in 1952 at Hasbro, Inc. in Pawtucket, R.I. Mrs. Potato
Head joined the world the following year and, since then, more than 75
million Mr. Potato Head brand toys have been sold.
"Brett and I
have been fans of Mr. Potato Head forever," said Jim Davis, the world's
most syndicated living cartoonist. "My first Mr. Potato Head, in
the early 50s, required a real potato. If potatoes weren't available,
I used apples, turnips, onions, and once I used my cat `Blinky.' That
cat had no sense of humor. We're thrilled that Hasbro has allowed us to
do this feature and has blessed our work. We couldn't be prouder of the
News Link of the
Day - Golden Books Acquired
"Golden Books, a venerable but financially struggling publisher of children's books, is being purchased by DIC Entertainment Holdings, a producer of animated children's shows such as 'Super Mario Bros.' and 'Sailor Moon.'
which is based in Burbank, is paying about $70 million in cash and assuming
about $100 million in debt to purchase Golden Books
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