At 06:12 AM 10/16/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>Please send replies directly to Susan Vega Garcia
>-------- Original Message --------
>Subject: Films, Inc.
>Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2000 14:14:48 -0500
>From: Susan Vega Garcia <GARCIA@gwgate.lib.iastate.edu>
>Dear Video Round Table,
>I'm a racial & ethnic studies bibliographer who occasionally collects
>videos for my
>library's research collections. I am wondering if anyone on the Round
>be able to tell me what has happened with Films, Inc., a fairly large
>film & video
>distributor that used to be based in Chicago. I had been trying to
>track down a
>video they used to distribute, and the phone number a faculty member had
>(from her old files) no longer worked. Curious, I consulted Video
>Source Book and
>found out they're no longer listed at all in the Distributors index.
>Are they defunct?
>Does anyone know what has happened to their catalog (the materials they
>distribute)? Has it - or portions of it - been acquired by another
>Any information you can share would be appreciated. Thanks!
>Susan A. Vega Garcia
>Bibliographer, Racial & Ethnic Studies
>152 Parks Library
>Iowa State University
>Ames IA 50011
Media Resources Center
UC Berkeley 94720-6000
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