Film-ticket sales rise, cheering industry

Posted: December 27, 2012 at 1:19 a.m.

The big deal for Hollywood is not the record $10.8 billion studios took in domestically in 2012 — it’s the fact that the number of tickets sold went up for the first time in three years.

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Business, Pages 21 on 12/27/2012


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