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ph at malaprop.org
Mon Jan 16 16:24:43 EST 2006
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On Mon, Jan 16, 2006 at 01:10:01PM -0800, Juan Gril wrote:
> This is a very interesting topic, and also worth mentioning that the Movie
> business dealt with the same problem in the first 4 decades of existence. We
> should dig down in the history of the movie business and find out when
> studios broke down exclusive distribution deals with theatres, and why.
This happened because the FTC forced studios to divest themselves of
their theatres, breaking up their vertical integration. It's not
something the studios would ever have chosen to do on their own.
Wikipedia has a nice article on the court case:
(Some mail readers may chop off that trailing . from the link; it is
a required part of the link that you may need to add back by hand.)
Peter Harkins - ph at malaprop.org - http://malaprop.org
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