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Memphis, TN—Oct 13, 2006

Malco Theatres Embraces the Future of Cinema by Bringing Dolby Digital Cinema to Theatres Today

Malco Theatres, one of the leading independent exhibitors in the US, announced today that it is making digital cinema a reality by deploying Dolby® Digital Cinema in theatres. As its first step in a long-term digital cinema rollout strategy, Malco Theatres has successfully installed 11 screens with Dolby Digital Cinema systems in three of its leading theatres.

"We are embracing digital cinema early to be better prepared for the inevitable change in the industry," said Mike Thomson, Vice President Operations & Technology, Malco Theatres. "As we embark on this major transition, it is critical to work with a vendor that provides technology that can stand the test of time. Due to our long-standing relationship with Dolby, we have built a foundation of trust for their products and services. We know that Dolby will be here to help us today and tomorrow."

Malco Theatres installed five digital cinema systems in its Grandview Cinema in Madison, Mississippi, one system in its Paradiso Theatre in Memphis, Tennessee, and five systems at the Malco Towne Cinema in Rogers, Arkansas. Over the past six months, Malco has presented more than ten movies digitally including presentations of The Ant Bully, Monster House, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest.

Thomson added, "Dolby Digital Cinema has been running in our theatres for the past six months, and we have been impressed with the level of reliability and ease of use the system provides our theatres. Dolby Digital Cinema has performed beyond expectations and we are very pleased to continue working with Dolby to bring digital cinema to more of our screens."

"We commend Malco Theatres for its commitment to digital cinema," said Tim Partridge, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Professional Division, Dolby Laboratories. "Malco has already seen immediate benefits from Dolby Digital Cinema, and we are dedicated to providing them with the highest level of service and technology to guide them through their transition to digital."

The Dolby Digital Cinema system is specifically engineered for real-world cinema installations and offers superb picture quality, reliability, and user-friendly operation. To date, more than 50 digital movies have been presented on more than 175 screens using Dolby Digital Cinema. Recent and current presentations in select locations around the world include Cars, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Monster House, Invincible, and Superman Returns.

To learn more about the Dolby Digital Cinema systems, please visit http://www.dolby.com/promo/digitalcinema.html.


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About Malco Theatres: Malco Theatres, Inc. is a fourth generation movie theatre chain that has remained family owned and operated for over nine decades. The company operates 323 screens at 30 locations in five states, including Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee. Malco Theatres Directory page

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Jun 18, 2019 Dolby and Odeon Cinemas Group Expand UK Footprint with Dolby Cinema Screens Launching in Manchester and Birmingham This Autumn
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Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) and ODEON Cinemas Group, an AMC Entertainment Company, (NYSE:AMC) today announced that Manchester and Birmingham will be the latest cities in the UK to have a premium cinema experience brought to their film fans with a Dolby Cinema.

May 17, 2019 First Dolby Cinema Opens in Germany with Kinopolis Gruppe in Munich
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Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and Kinopolis Gruppe today announced the opening of the first Dolby Cinema in Germany at the renowned Mathäser Palast in Munich. Film fans can now enjoy the very best cinema presentation in the heart of the city, following the opening of the highly-anticipated site.

Mar 28, 2019 Dolby Drives Global Momentum at CinemaCon 2019
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Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) showcases global growth for Dolby Cinema as well as a full spectrum of innovative, industry-leading solutions for cinema exhibition, including the new Dolby Cinema Processor CP950 at CinemaCon 2019.

Feb 25, 2019 Dolby Congratulates 91st Academy Award Winners Including Best Sound Editing and Sound Mixing “Bohemian Rhapsody” and Best Cinematography “Roma”
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Dolby Laboratories celebrates the talented winners of this year’s 91st Academy Awards who utilized Dolby’s immersive audio-visual technologies within their captivating filmmaking. Dolby is proud to partner with filmmakers, artists, and creatives who have utilized Dolby Vision imaging – providing incredible brightness, contrast, and color – and the immersive flowing audio of Dolby Atmos, bringing their stories to life.

Jan 22, 2019 Dolby Technology Powers Academy Award Nominated Films Including “A Star is Born,” “Black Panther,” and “Roma”
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Dolby Laboratories congratulates this year’s Academy Award nominees who have tapped into the audio-visual power of Dolby technologies to draw audiences into their stories. Whether through Dolby Vision imaging – providing incredible brightness, contrast, and color, or Dolby Atmos, immersive audio that flows all around you – Dolby technologies bring every theatrical moment to life.

Dec 10, 2018 Dolby Showcases Strong Momentum of Dolby Atmos and Dolby Cinema at CineAsia 2018
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Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) returns to CineAsia 2018 on December 10-13 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center (HKCEC) to highlight the growing momentum of Dolby Atmos and Dolby Cinema. Dolby will showcase its full spectrum of industry-leading solutions, including newly available products to deliver end-to-end audio, imaging, accessibility, and postproduction solutions for the cinema industry.

Dec 6, 2018 Dolby Laboratories and Tahoe Cinemas Partner to Expand Dolby Cinema Footprint in China
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Dolby Laboratories, Inc.(NYSE: DLB) and Beijing Tahoe Film and Culture Development Co., Ltd. (“Tahoe Cinemas”) today announced an agreement to expand the Dolby Cinema footprint in China. Tahoe Cinemas is a subsidiary of Tahoe Group and its professional investment platform in film industry. Tahoe Group is a major enterprise in China with businesses extended to real estate, healthcare, education, film, finance and other fields.

Nov 7, 2018 London’s Glittering Home of the Premiere Returns
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Europe’s most famous cinema, London’s ODEON Leicester Square, will reopen this Christmas following an 11 month, multi million pound Luxe refurbishment that has transformed the UK’s ‘home of the premiere’ back into a global icon in the heart of London’s West End. ODEON Luxe Leicester Square will be the European flagship for Odeon Cinemas Group, Europe’s largest cinema operator, an AMC Entertainment company.

Oct 3, 2018 Dolby Surpasses Milestone of 4,000 Dolby Atmos Screens Worldwide
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Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) today announced that the company has reached a major milestone with more than 4,000 Dolby Atmos screens installed worldwide. Dolby Atmos momentum continues to grow globally with screens installed in over 90 countries.

Aug 21, 2018 Dolby Laboratories Partners with Wanying Cinema Line to Extend the Spectacular Dolby Cinema Experience in China
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Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) and Wanying Cinema Line (Shenzhen) Company Limited, the high-end cinema exhibitor wholly owned by China Resources Land Limited with the brand MIXCINE, today announced a partnership to extend the spectacular Dolby Cinema® experience to more moviegoers in China. With the partnership, the first location is expected to be open at Wanying’s flagship site in Shenzhen with more locations to come in Southeast China in the following two years.
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