ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 11, 1977
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(Studio) Success of motion picture "Star Wars" and Columbia Pictures release of new sci-fi movie noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(NYC) (Scenes from Columbia Pictures' "Close Encounters" and from 20th Century Fox's "Star Wars" shown.) Details with regard to Columbia's expenditure on new movie and Fox's financial success with theirs. [Securities analyst David LONDONER - talks of returns from "Star Wars" and expected returns from "Close Encounters."] Columbia's promotion of movie, include television ads and press events, like one in Los Angeles today, noted. (TV ad shown.)
REPORTER: James Walker
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