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Lunch with Roy Disney: $12,100
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Playdate 2001 -
'sneak peek' at the hottest toys, games and licensed properties for the
holiday season promises to be fun-filled and informative," said Sean
McGowan, co-founder of PlayDate. "For the third year in a row, PlayDate
will be early to market with the hot trends in toys and games and predictions
for the holiday season's 'Hot Sellers'. Last year it was scooters, electronic
dogs and extreme sports and we'll find out what it will be this year at
Some of the companies that will be present include Acclaim, Bandai, Cranium, DSI Toys, Fisher-Price, Hasbro, Huffy Bikes, Imagiix, Irwin Toy, K-B Toys, K'NEX, Leapfrog, LEGO, Mattel, MGA Entertainment, Nintendo, Playskool, Radica, Rockstar Games, Scholastic, Spin Master Toys, Take-Two Interactive, THQ, Tiger, Toy Biz, Toymax, Toys 'R' Us, Trendmasters, Uncle Milton, VTech, Warner Bros., Wizards of the Coast, and Amazon.com.
Box Office Numbers - FX/Animation Movies
Osmosis Jones ($13.7 million) has concluded its box office run (with a few theater exceptions).
The gain/loss represents the movie's performance when compared to last weekend.
News Link of the
Day - Is DVD Now Fairest of All?
"On Tuesday, Walt Disney Co. will reintroduce its classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs -- for the 10th time in 64 years. And this time -- with its release on DVD format -- may be the biggest payday yet.
Disney hopes consumers
will scoop up the $29.99 DVD not only for the restored picture and sound
of the 84-minute, two-disc movie, but for the eight hours of bonus material,
including a documentary on the making of the 1937 movie. Disney's most
ambitious DVD to date comes amid an unprecedented wave of high-profile
digital launches this quarter..."
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