SOURCE: Brando Enterprises

June 18, 2010 13:36 ET

Brando Enterprises Joins Photographer Sam Shaw to Debut "Rebels" Exhibition at Museo Nazionale del Cinema in Turin, Italy

"The Rebels: Marlon Brando and Anthony Quinn" to Open This Month at the Prestigious Italian Museum

LOS ANGELES, CA and TURIN, ITALY--(Marketwire - June 18, 2010) -  Brando Enterprises, represented by its exclusive licensing agency Brand Sense Partners LLC. (bsp), has teamed up with Shaw Family Archives, Ltd. and Anthony Quinn Foundation to present "The Rebels: Marlon Brando and Anthony Quinn," an exhibition set to debut this month at the Museo Nazionale del Cinema in Turin, Italy featuring over one hundred images of the iconic film actors, captured by the renowned photographer Sam Shaw. 

The photography exhibition will launch with a gala affair, followed by screenings of the films "One-Eyed Jacks" and "Zorba the Greek," the sources of Shaw's imagery for the exhibit. "We are delighted to join the Shaw and Quinn families to present this stunning collection of work. Mr. Shaw's contribution to Hollywood's golden era and Marlon's legacy is one that we are truly thankful for," said Brando Enterprises' Larry Dressler. 

The exhibit runs through September 19 and will travel to other venues thereafter. http://www.museonazionaledelcinema.it

For inquires on partnerships with Brando Enterprises, please contact Theresa Brown at 310-867-7222 or tbrown@bsp.com

About Brando Enterprises
Brando Enterprises was established in 2009 by The Marlon Brando Living Trust to consolidate aspects of the Brando Trust and former Brando loan out corporation Penny Poke Farms into a single operating entity. Brando Enterprises' mission is to protect the Marlon Brando name, likeness and personality, manage the preservation and archiving of Brando memorabilia for the purpose of future exploitation and film participation interests and oversee licensing programs based on the iconic film star according to his wishes and on behalf of the Brando family beneficiaries. Co-trustees are movie producer Mike Medavoy, accountant and business manager Larry Dressler and family friend Avra Douglas. For more information, please visit www.marlonbrando.com.

About Brand Sense Partners, LLC
 
Headquartered in Los Angeles, Brand Sense Partners, LLC (bsp) is a pioneering brand management and business development firm that incubates, acquires and grows the world's leading brands. bsp provides the foundation for growth through business reengineering and the development of partnerships, products, design and strategies that target unmet market needs. bsp's portfolio consists of brands spanning the consumer product, media, entertainment, retail and fashion industries. For more information, please visit www.bsp.com.

About Shaw Family Archives, Ltd.
Shaw Family Archives, Ltd. is a family owned company founded in 2002 by photographer Sam Shaw's three children, Meta, Edith and Larry Shaw. The archive contains more than sixty years worth of images from Sam Shaw's prolific career in photojournalism, the arts, and cinema. Shaw is best known for his iconic "flying skirt" photographs of Marilyn Monroe from the film the "Seven Year Itch." He also produced and photographed the ground breaking films of John Cassavetes, the pioneer of American independent cinema. Today Shaw Family Archives preserves and promotes Sam Shaw's rich legacy and work. For more information, please visit www.samshaw.com.

About Anthony Quinn Foundation
Anthony Quinn Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization advancing the belief that art, in all its forms, is inseparable and essential to learning and the enrichment of the mind. Founded in 2007 by Katherine Quinn, the purpose of Anthony Quinn Foundation is to promote, pay tribute to and sustain Anthony Quinn's legacy and to serve as a public resource to inspire people to constantly challenge their artistic spirit and to provide encouragement and the means to build confidence in their creative potential. In this spirit, the Foundation provides scholarship support to gifted young adults seeking to advance their artistic talents in the fields of Visual Arts & Design, Performing Arts, Media Arts, and Literary Arts; sponsors exhibitions and retrospectives; and provides access to the creative world of Anthony Quinn. For more information, please visit www.AnthonyQuinnFoundation.org.

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