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Film Universal releases of British films in the US
1951-1953
arranged by date of release

  US release contracts* revenue revenue/contract
      $ $
The Lavender Hill Mob October 1951 2,136 510,339 238.9
The Browning Version October 1951 460 98,627 214.4
Pool of London November 1951 280 35,708 127.5
The Man in the White Suit April 1952 1,264 426,740 337.6
Ivory Hunter [UK title: Where No Vultures Fly] June 1952 11,865 754,105 63.6
Island Rescue [UK title: Appointment with Venus] June 1952 558 80,667 144.6
The Stranger in Between [UK title: Hunted] August 1952 361 63,979 177.2
The Promoter [UK title: The Card] October 1952 819 369,325 450.9
Crash of Silence [UK title: Mandy] February 1953 166 34,214 206.1
Penny Princess March 1953 182 20,597 113.2
I Believe in You April 1953 78 18,120 232.3
A Queen is Crowned June 1953 3,249 562,930 173.3
The Importance of Being Earnest December 1953 332 143,481 432.2

*contracts means number of screens but may include hold-overs and return engagements

Source: adapted from data compiled by Harry Fellerman, head of Universal-International Special Films Division, quoted in Sarah Street: Transatlantic Crossings [0076]


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