ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Hollywood: Beth Nissen) The opening of Hollywood's long summer season of high-budget films examined; film clips shown while the long list of weekend openings is given. [Industry analyst Larry GERBRANDT - says everyone is shooting for a blockbuster like "Independence Day".] [Walt Disney Pictures Dick COOK, Fox Films William MECHANIC - say the movies are a perishable product that must open to a high gross.]
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