Warner Bros Licenses Samuel Goldwyn Titles For Home Video Push

By | Friday March 30, 2012 @ 1:00pm PDT

UPDATE: Warner Bros has added one more Goldwyn-produced title, John Ford’s 1937 drama The Hurricane starring Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, and Raymond Massey. That brings the deal total to 74 films.

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Warner Bros Samuel GoldwynBurbank, Calif. (March 30, 2012) – Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group (WBHEG) and The Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. Family Trust have entered into an agreement whereby Warner will license the North American distribution rights to some 70 titles from the Samuel Goldwyn Films library. The deal was announced today by Jeff Baker, Warner Executive Vice President and General Manager, Theatrical Catalog, and Samuel Goldwyn, Jr., founder of The Samuel Goldwyn Company, and the son of pioneer motion picture mogul Samuel Goldwyn.

The agreement represents nearly every film produced by the legendary producer, Samuel Goldwyn, including some that have never before been available to the home entertainment market. Titles could be released on Blu-ray Disc™, DVD, electronic sell-through and VOD as early as the 4th quarter of this year. Specific announcements to follow.

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Sony Pictures WW Acquisitions And Samuel Goldwyn Pay $2+M For ‘Robot & Frank’

By | Wednesday January 25, 2012 @ 4:33pm PST
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and Samuel Goldwyn bought the Sundance film Robot & Frank. I’m told they paid north of $2 million for North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. Goldwyn releases domestically … Read More »

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Goldwyn Acquires Chen Kaige’s ‘Sacrifice’

By | Wednesday May 11, 2011 @ 8:22am PDT
Mike Fleming

Samuel Goldwyn Flms acquired U.S. distribution rights to Sacrifice, the Chen Kaige-directed revenge saga. Sacrifice, which debuted at Berlin, opened in China last December, where it has grossed $30 million so far. Goldwyn will release later this year.

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Berlin Roundup: Amanda Seyfried In ‘Gone,’ Jason Sudeikis Up For ‘A Good Old Fashioned Orgy’

Mike Fleming

UPDATE: Relativity Media has announced a four year foreign output deal with Tripictures. Tripictures will oversee the distribution of Relativity-produced features in Spain. This includes films Relativity is actively developing, producing, financing and distributing.

EARLIER: The … Read More »

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