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Tintin film hits the big screen

(Shanghai Daily)

22:51, October 23, 2011

Movie director Steven Spielberg, (above right) shakes hands with Belgian Princess Astrid (above left) while Fanny Rodwell (above center), widow of the creator of Tintin, looks on yesterday at the world premiere of the Belgian cartoon hero Tintin movie "The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn" in Brussels. Spielberg bought the rights to the character in the 1980s and waited three decades to put it on the big screen. The Tintin books have sold over 220 million copies around the world.


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