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December 10, 1996 | Bloomberg Business News
United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc. said Stewart Blair resigned as chairman, chief executive and president and as a board member of the movie theater operator. The resignation is effective immediately. Blair's departure comes a little over a year since Peter Warzel, United Artists' president and chief operating officer, resigned for personal reasons. Blair, who had been chairman and chief executive, assumed Warzel's duties at the time. Englewood, Colo.
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December 10, 1996 | Bloomberg Business News
United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc. said Stewart Blair resigned as chairman, chief executive and president and as a board member of the movie theater operator. The resignation is effective immediately. Blair's departure comes a little over a year since Peter Warzel, United Artists' president and chief operating officer, resigned for personal reasons. Blair, who had been chairman and chief executive, assumed Warzel's duties at the time. Englewood, Colo.
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June 8, 1990 | Michael Flagg, Times staff writer
Foreign Interest: With all the talk about Japanese investment in U.S. real estate, other countries are often overlooked. One big investor: Canada. And one of the most active Canadian companies in Southern California recently is Bentall Development Co., which has set up offices in Orange. Bentall said it just bought a four-story office building in San Diego for $8.9 million, the company's first move into the San Diego market. United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc.
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September 13, 1994 | Jack Searles
United Artists Theatre Circuit signed a $15.8-million contract for construction of an 11-screen cineplex in Camarillo's Pardee Plaza. "We're confident that the homeowners will be pleasantly surprised with the final product," said Rick Pearson of Daum Commercial Real Estate Services, which represented UA in the deal. Nearby residents initially objected to the project, citing potential traffic, crime and noise problems. . . . Weatherford International Inc.
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August 19, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
United Artists Nearing a Deal With Showscan: The nation's largest theater chain is close to an agreement with Culver City-based Showscan Corp. on installing computer-controlled seats in 10 theater multiplexes over the next five years. Details of the deal with United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc., valued at about $20 million, should be worked out within days, a Showscan spokeswoman said.
BUSINESS
September 13, 1994 | Jack Searles
United Artists Theatre Circuit signed a $15.8-million contract for construction of an 11-screen cineplex in Camarillo's Pardee Plaza. "We're confident that the homeowners will be pleasantly surprised with the final product," said Rick Pearson of Daum Commercial Real Estate Services, which represented UA in the deal. Nearby residents initially objected to the project, citing potential traffic, crime and noise problems. . . . Weatherford International Inc.
BUSINESS
October 8, 1992 | From Bloomberg Business News
The Justice Department is conducting an antitrust investigation of the movie theater industry, industry officials say. The department, which launched the investigation last year, has requested information from at least two companies that own a large number of theaters: General Cinema Corp. of Chestnut Hill, Mass., and United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc. of Englewood, Colo.
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July 15, 1986 | KATHRYN HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
In a deal that would put Hollywood's newest studio into the movie theater business, cable-TV giant Tele-Communications Inc. said Monday that it has agreed to acquire 51% of United Artists Communications for $390 million in cash and notes and will offer to buy the rest on similar terms. If the deal is completed, Tele-Communications said it has agreed to sell the 1,100-screen theater chain owned by San Francisco-based UA Communications to Tri-Star Pictures.
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September 6, 1992 | KATHRYN HARRIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For 10 years, Stewart Blair was a close disciple of John Malone, the forward-thinking chief executive of Tele-Communications Inc., the nation's largest cable television company. Throughout the 1980s, the two executives invested in advanced technologies and even built cable systems on foreign soil. But Blair spurned those cutting-edge ventures when he decided to go out on his own.
BUSINESS
August 19, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
United Artists Nearing a Deal With Showscan: The nation's largest theater chain is close to an agreement with Culver City-based Showscan Corp. on installing computer-controlled seats in 10 theater multiplexes over the next five years. Details of the deal with United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc., valued at about $20 million, should be worked out within days, a Showscan spokeswoman said.
BUSINESS
October 8, 1992 | From Bloomberg Business News
The Justice Department is conducting an antitrust investigation of the movie theater industry, industry officials say. The department, which launched the investigation last year, has requested information from at least two companies that own a large number of theaters: General Cinema Corp. of Chestnut Hill, Mass., and United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc. of Englewood, Colo.
BUSINESS
September 6, 1992 | KATHRYN HARRIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For 10 years, Stewart Blair was a close disciple of John Malone, the forward-thinking chief executive of Tele-Communications Inc., the nation's largest cable television company. Throughout the 1980s, the two executives invested in advanced technologies and even built cable systems on foreign soil. But Blair spurned those cutting-edge ventures when he decided to go out on his own.
BUSINESS
June 8, 1990 | Michael Flagg, Times staff writer
Foreign Interest: With all the talk about Japanese investment in U.S. real estate, other countries are often overlooked. One big investor: Canada. And one of the most active Canadian companies in Southern California recently is Bentall Development Co., which has set up offices in Orange. Bentall said it just bought a four-story office building in San Diego for $8.9 million, the company's first move into the San Diego market. United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc.
BUSINESS
July 15, 1986 | KATHRYN HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
In a deal that would put Hollywood's newest studio into the movie theater business, cable-TV giant Tele-Communications Inc. said Monday that it has agreed to acquire 51% of United Artists Communications for $390 million in cash and notes and will offer to buy the rest on similar terms. If the deal is completed, Tele-Communications said it has agreed to sell the 1,100-screen theater chain owned by San Francisco-based UA Communications to Tri-Star Pictures.
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December 16, 1998 | From Bloomberg News
MovieFone Inc. shares rose as much as 37% intraday after the largest U.S. movie ticketing service expanded its ties with three of the nation's top theater chains and said it expects record usage of its service this year. The shares of the New York-based company ended up $1.94 higher at $13.75 on Nasdaq. MovieFone, which sells tickets over the telephone and the Internet, expects usage to rise 30% to 110 million user sessions this year.
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September 20, 1994
KNBC Channel 4 News Director Mark Hoffman is leaving the station due to disagreements with management, officials said Monday. No replacement has been named. Hoffman's resignation is effective immediately. Carole Black, KNBC president and general manager, said in a statement, "Mark and I have talked over the last few weeks about our differences in philosophy and management style, and we've come to a mutual agreement that Mark will no longer serve as vice president of news."
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