(December 17, 2001 – Burbank, CA) – Mary-Kate and Ashley take you traveling “around the world” on February 12 in a collection of four Mary-Kate and Ashley movie favorites. You can visit the Bahamas and Australia in the recent smash DVD releases of “Holiday in the Sun” and “Our Lips Are Sealed” and the hottest European destinations in the DVD debuts of “Passport to Paris” and “Winning London.” “Passport to Paris” and “Winning London” are available for the first time on DVD for $24.98 SRP. From Dualstar Video and Warner Home Video (WHV). The Credits The Mary-Kate and Ashley brand is America’s #1 teen brand and is #1 in America in direct-to-video sales (over 25 million units). Their brand has also dominated fashion dolls and accessories (reported by Mattel to be #1 in fashion doll sales, second only to Barbie), a recently signed anchor tenancy on AOL following with the largest promotion in AOL Kids history, girls’ videogames (#1 celebrity-based girls’ videogame franchise), girls’ books (over 40 million copies in print) and television (with 35 additional half-hour airings each week, including the new, live-action series So Little Time and the new animated series, Mary-Kate and Ashley in ACTION!). Recent new ventures in 2001 include a branded lifestyle magazine (#1 teen lifestyle magazine) and a top-selling fashion line of apparel and accessories at over 2,700 Wal*Mart stores nationwide in sportswear, swimwear, sleepwear, eyewear, footwear, handbags and jewelry, cosmetics, fragrances, bedding, accessories and more, with combined annual sales in entertainment and fashion approaching $1 billion. With operations in 78 international territories – more than the video division of any other studio – Warner Home Video commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. WHV’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top-quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment Company, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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