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2005-12-06 17:18:02

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Film producer Gregg Hoffman, who with his partners turned a $1 million horror movie called "Saw" into a $102 million hit, has died at the age of 42, associates said on Tuesday. Lions Gate Entertainment, which distributed "Saw" and its successor "Saw II," said Hoffman died on Sunday in a Hollywood hospital of natural causes but gave no specifics. An autopsy is planned. "Saw," financed by Hoffman and his partners at Twisted Pictures, cost about $1 million to...

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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'