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Re: Miramax's Problems Releasing "O"
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0592  Tuesday, 13 March 2001

[1]     From:   Daniel Traister <
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        Date:   Monday, 12 Mar 2001 16:00:59 -0500 (EST)
        Subj:   SHK 12.0588 Miramax's Problems Releasing "O"

[2]     From:   Richard Burt <
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        Date:   Monday, 12 Mar 2001 16:06:12 -0500
        Subj:   Re: SHK 12.0588 Miramax's Problems Releasing "O"

[3]     From:   Richard Burt <
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        Date:   Monday, 12 Mar 2001 16:27:23 -0500
        Subj:   Re: SHK 12.0588 Miramax's Problems Releasing "O"


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From:           Daniel Traister <
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Date:           Monday, 12 Mar 2001 16:00:59 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Miramax's Problems Releasing "O"
Comment:        SHK 12.0588 Miramax's Problems Releasing "O"

Dear Hardy, you wrote:

> Saturday's Washington Post had an interesting article about the Miramax
> film "O" - a retelling of Othello in a high school. The film has been
> completed for two years, but release keeps being held up because of high
> school shootings.
>
> "Studio Keeps a Lid on 'O' After School Shootings"
> By Sharon Waxman
> Washington Post Staff Writer
> Saturday, March 10, 2001; Page C01
>
> http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A49523-2001Mar9.html

You might also want to see an article on this topic from last November
in *The New York Observer* (November 13, 2000), by someone with my last
name

 http://newyorkobserver.com/pages/story.asp?ID=3417

who was quite happily "scooping" *The Washington Post* by just about
four months . . .

Cheers,
Dan

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Date:           Monday, 12 Mar 2001 16:06:12 -0500
Subject: 12.0588 Miramax's Problems Releasing "O"
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.0588 Miramax's Problems Releasing "O"

For an earlier version of this story in the New York Observer, go to

http://www.nyobserver.com/pages/story.asp?ID=3417

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Date:           Monday, 12 Mar 2001 16:27:23 -0500
Subject: 12.0588 Miramax's Problems Releasing "O"
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.0588 Miramax's Problems Releasing "O"

O is still listed for a 4/ 27/ 01 release at the  Dimension Films
website

http://www.upcomingmovies.com/o.html
 

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