1. Anne Released In Japan For A Fourth Time
2. Sullivan Buys Backlot
3. Timeless Classic Anne Of Green Gables The Sequel Now Available On Video

FOURTH JAPANESE THEATRICAL RELEASE OF ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

Toronto, November 20, 1996 -- Sullivan Entertainment International, announced today the fourth Japanese theatrical release of Anne of Green Gables. This time around the Anne-crazy Japanese will be able to see the "Director's Cut" of Anne of Green Gables - The Sequel.

Anne's record-setting television ratings in the mid-eighties and the staggering video sales of the original in 1995 are testament to Anne's popularity in Canada and the U.S.; yet, nowhere in the world are Anne's fans as enthusiastic or as numerous as they are in Japan. Sullivan Entertainment will shortly be adding Japanese text to part of its Web Page (www.sullivan-ent.com) in an effort to keep up with the Japanese demand for information on Akage no Anne (the "Girl with Red Hair" in Japanese).

In Canada, Anne of Green Gables - The Sequel has just been released in video retail stores and mass merchants. Sales are expected to demonstrate Canadian's continuing love of the red-headed Anne Shirley.

Anne of Green Gables - The Sequel tells the continuing story of Anne Shirley as she makes the transition from an impetuous orphan to an accomplished young teacher. Canadian actress Megan Follows returns to her role as Anne. Tony award winner, Colleen Dewhurst stars opposite her as Marilla Cuthbert and Oscar winning British actress Dame Wendy Hiller appears as the prickly dowager Mrs. Harris. This is an emotional conclusion, full of wit, to the epic tale of the beguiling red head.

The film will be released in theatres across Japan, in March 1997, by Shochiku Co. Ltd., the country's largest theatre chain.

Toronto-based Sullivan Entertainment International Inc. is well known for distributing high-quality programming and is a major distributor of Canadian programming around the world.

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SULLIVAN BUYS BACKLOT

Toronto, November 26, 1996 -- Sullivan Entertainment, announced today that it has purchased the land on which its backlot resides. The company has been filming on the lot for the past four years.

The lot, which also houses Sullivan's four soundstages, occupies 4.5 acres of land in the east end of Toronto. Prior to its purchase, Sullivan had already put its stamp on the land by constructing a vividly-detailed replica of small-town Ontario. This period set, the largest of its kind for any Canadian production, includes a railway station, a park, a movie theatre, a hotel and a bank, and provides the backdrop for Sullivan's emotionally-compelling new family drama, of land in the east end of Toronto. Prior to its purchase, Sullivan had already put its stamp on the land by constructing a vividly-detailed replica of small-town Ontario. This period set, the largest of its kind for any Canadian production, includes a railway station, a park, a movie theatre, a hotel and a bank, and provides the backdrop for Sullivan's emotionally-compelling new family drama,

"Having this kind of large scale backlot allows us to create, in an urban setting, any kind of exterior environment that we could possibly need, free of distractions," said Kevin Sullivan, President of Sullivan Entertainment Inc. "We also have plans to significantly enlarge the facilities on the lot in the near future."

The quality of this production facility and its close proximity to downtown Toronto has piqued the interest of other companies as well. Sullivan is currently in preliminary negotiations with a major American motion picture company to lease the space for an upcoming production.

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THE TIMELESS CLASSIC
ANNE OF GREEN GABLES - THE SEQUEL
IS NOW ON VIDEO

The long awaited Anne of Green Gables-The Sequel is now available at video retailers and mass merchandisers across Canada. Sullivan Releasing Inc., has priced this beloved classic to sell through at $22.95 or less.

This award- winning four hour movie has been digitally restored in an exquisite two part cassette. The release of The Sequel comes one year after the extremely successful video release of the original Anne Of Green Gables. The companion pieces are available together as a beautifully presented gift pack with a retail price of $45.90.

Currently carrying The Sequel and The Gift Pack are: Eatonís, Sears, The Bay, Blockbuster Video, Rogers Video, Ambassador Video, Video Update and many other leading retailers.

In 1995, the original Anne of Green Gables sold out in major department stores before Christmas. It was one of the top ten Christmas titles in Canada, and continues to sell as a perennial favourite.

Anne of Green Gables- The Sequel tells the enchanting story of Anne Shirley as she makes the transition from an impetuous orphan to an accomplished young teacher. Canadian actress Megan Follows returns to her role as Anne. Tony award winner, Colleen Dewhurst stars opposite her as Marilla Cu thbert and Oscar winning British actress Dame Wendy Hiller appears as the prickly dowager Mrs. Harris. This is an emotional conclusion, full of wit, to the epic tale of the beguiling red head.

Sullivan Releasing Inc. is a division of Toronto based Sullivan Entertainment International Inc., well known for distribution of high-quality programming and a major distributor of Canadian programming around the world.


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