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Gold·wyn

 (gōld′wĭn), Samuel Originally Shmuel Gelbfisz. 1882-1974.
Polish-born American film producer who founded his own film company (1917) and merged with Louis B. Mayer to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1925).

Gold•wyn

(ˈgoʊld wɪn)

n.
Samuel (Samuel Goldfish), 1882–1974, U.S. movie producer, born in Poland.
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Goldwyn was credited with giving Julia Roberts her big break in "Mystic Pizza'' in 1988.
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Cohn moved to California in 1919 when Goldwyn acquired Triangle Studio in Culver City, becoming the company's business manager and later its production manager.
Goldwyn is set to release the films "Angels and Insects" and "I Shot Andy Warhol" in the coming months.
Producer Sam Goldwyn expects to start his remake of James Thurber's ``The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'' in mid-1997.
Judging this year were Allison Anders, writer and director, and Pamela Gray, writer (both former Goldwyn Award winners); and Richard Schickel, author, filmmaker and Time magazine film critic.
The company manages worldwide home video, DVD and video-on-demand distribution rights to United Artists and current Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer theatrical releases, as well as the Orion, Goldwyn and PolyGram libraries, totalling about 4,000 films.
The Company manages worldwide home video and DVD distribution rights to United Artists and current Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer theatrical releases, as well as titles from Orion, Goldwyn, and PolyGram libraries, totaling nearly 4,000 films.
Prior to even signing on the dotted line, we determined the distribution strategy up front and are delighted to be working with Goldwyn.
Shareholders of Kluge's Metromedia International Group are scheduled to meet this morning in Los Angeles to approve a $573 million sale of Orion and producer Goldwyn Entertainment.
The announcement comes three weeks after Metromedia sold most of its entertainment operations, including Orion Pictures and Goldwyn Entertainment, to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer for $573 million while keeping Landmark.
Among the films Goldwyn has released or is going to release in 2009 are BROTHERS AT WAR, an intimate portrait of an American family during a turbulent time, AMERICAN VIOLET, starring Academy Award[R] nominee and Emmy Award[R] winner Alfre Woodard and Emmy Award[R] winner Charles Dutton, THE MERRY GENTLEMAN, which marked Michael Keaton's feature film directorial debut, MANAGEMENT, a romantic comedy starring Jennifer Aniston, Steve Zahn and Woody Harrelson that premiered at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival, COLD SOULS, a strikingly original comedy starring Paul Giamatti that premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, FREE STYLE, starring HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL's Corbin Bleu, and (UNTITLED), a satirical look at the contemporary art world starring Adam Goldberg and Marley Shelton.