BOX OFFICE: Moneymakers

¶ Variety added up the year's income for Hollywood's top ten film and theater companies, reported that while the combined gross came to a whopping $1,102,500,000 for 1958, business was still off $26 million from the previous year. Most surprising success of the moviemaking year: Columbia's Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, which cost a mere $660,000, has taken in $6,000,000 since it opened in December. ¶ For a cool $75,000, Harold Minsky's burlesque show (38 girls, three comedians) flew to Chicago from Las Vegas' swank Dunes Hotel to put on one performance for 1,200 conventioneers from the National Homebuilders Association....

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