ZIV International

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Ziv International was a television production and distribution company founded in 1971 by Irv Holender and composer Mark Mercury. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, it distributed Americanised versions of Japanese anime series, and produced and distributed celebrity biographies. WorldCat recognises 83 works in 97 publications.[1]

The company was later a subsidiary of Lorimar Productions Inc.[2]

Ziv International has no relation with Ziv Television Programs (or its United Artists or MGM successors).

Shows produced or distributed[edit]

The following television shows were distributed and/or produced by Ziv International.[1][3] Production credits typically involve dubbing a foreign language release into English and/or Spanish, and replacing the soundtrack with one composed by Mark Mercury.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Craig A. Parsons. "ZIV International". WorldCat. Retrieved 11 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "MGM/UA LAUNCHES MAJOR NEW INITIATIVE IN LICENSING AND MERCHANDISING -- FOUR NEW EXECUTIVES NAMED". PR Newswire Association LLC. 31 May 1994. Retrieved 12 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "ZIV International [us]". IMDb. Retrieved 12 November 2010. 

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