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  1. Composer John Williams Honored by Education Through Music-LA; Reveals Steven Spielberg Played Clarinet on 'Jaws' Theme

    1:45 pm 11/5/2012

    The non-profit's annual benefit gala, held at Los Angeles' Skirball Center on Sunday, raised more than $150,000 and jabbed at the $4 billion Disney-Lucasfilm deal.Read more

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  2. George Lucas' 2010 Philanthropy Pledge

    2:19 pm 10/31/2012

    In the director's commitment to The Giving Pledge, he announced he would be "dedicating the majority of my wealth to improving education.Read more

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  3. George Lucas Will Use Disney $4 Billion to Fund Education

    2:16 pm 10/31/2012

    Spokesperson for Lucasfilm tells THR the majority of the sale price will go toward educational philanthropy.Read more

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  4. Disney and Lucasfilm, Already Big Dollar Partners

    11:15 am 10/31/2012

    The $4 billion deal means new Disney-produced films, but it's not nearly the first time the companies have teamed up.Read more

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  5. 15 Potential Directors for the New 'Star Wars' Films

    7:13 am 10/31/2012

    Could it be J.J. Abrams? Matthew Vaughn? "Harry Potter" helmer David Yates? With all of Hollywood likely to want the job, here are some real choice options.Read more

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  6. Analysts Laud Disney's Lucasfilm Acquisition Despite High Price Tag

    4:57 am 10/31/2012

    While they acknowledge a near-term earnings drag, one says "Star Wars," Marvel and Pixar will "provide a powerful kids and family content pipeline for many years."Read more

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  7. George Lucas' Next Act: Bill Gates-style Philanthropy

    5:35 pm 10/30/2012

    Worth $3.3 billion even before the Disney deal, Lucas is believed to be focusing on education and health charities.Read more

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  8. George Lucas: 'I'm Investing in Disney Because That's My Retirement Fund' (Video)

    5:01 pm 10/30/2012

    The filmmaker's net worth reportedly was in excess of $3 billion before the Disney deal.Read more

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