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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer approves one-time $8 per share dividend

LOS ANGELES -- Film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. declared a one-time dividend of $8 Monday, even amid speculation the venerable studio could soon be sold. MGM said its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/fin_413694.shtml
Finance
Jacksonville clings to film glory

...Jacksonville. It even was the birthplace of Metro Pictures, which later merged with other production houses to become Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, or MGM. Dubbed the "World's Winter Film Capital" a century ago when Kalem Pictures moved its offseason...

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Big Movers in the Stock Market

...24 cents at $8.05 The company will restate four years of earnings due to hedging on natural gas production. Metro Goldwyn Mayer Inc., up 26 cents at $11.61 Hollywood's last independent film studio is expected to choose a merger partner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/24/fin_426245.shtml
Finance
Big Movers in the Stock Market

...up 45 cents at $31.68 The company's NBC Universal subsidiary could be interested in bidding on faltering Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio. The Home Depot Inc., up 51 cents at $35.84 The home improvement retailer announced plans to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/08/fin_418236.shtml
Finance
Felines have made their mark in film, literature

...nature still has a bite, here are a few more kingly felines to consider. LEO THE LION The official mascot of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, or MGM Studios, made his debut in 1916 as a logo, but it was 12 years later, on July 31, 1928, that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/28/liv_410245.shtml
Life & style
Ted Turner honored with star on Hollywood walk of fame

...founded his Turner Classic Movies cable network 10 years ago. The channel fed off the hundreds of movies in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer library and other film libraries Turner bought over the years. Rutherford praised Turner for running the classics...

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Extras, extras

...a music video by Miss Vega, a mini school on how to make home movies and film commentary. Pieces of April (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, $25.98) Katie Holmes stars in a quirky comedy about a troubled woman preparing a Thanksgiving meal for her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/25/ent_405734.shtml
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AFI's six 'Moments of Significance' of 2005

...continuing consolidation of Hollywood studios was also listed by AFI, as 2005 was a year in which both DreamWorks and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer were bought by larger corporations (Paramount and Sony Pictures, respectively). TV's migration to different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/24/mov_35408.shtml
Movies
NBC to buy Bravo from Cablevision for $1.25 billion

...any of its subsidiaries. Cablevision has an 80 percent stake in Bravo; the remaining 20 percent is owned by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. NBC will pay $250 million cash for MGM's Bravo stake. By structuring the deal to involve stock transfers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/05/bus_356574.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...quarter plunged to 73 percent to $471 million from $1.77 billion. MGM buys PolyGram film library NEW YORK -- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. is buying most of PolyGram's film library, adding titles such as "Fargo" and "When Harry Met Sally...

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