Dave’s Ipaq – Fathers Day Download @ Dave’s iPAQ

HOLLYWOOD –(Business Wire)– ETV Inc., the parent company of, is partnering with the Orange, California based national children’s rights non-profit organization to launch the nation’s first free online film promotion for Father’s Day beginning June 16, 2004 and running through June 30, 2004.

Dads, moms, sons and daughters can go to either the website or the website to download-to-own for free the classic film, LIFE WITH FATHER starring William Powell and a young Elizabeth Taylor.

“We’re pleased to be offering a free full-length classic film to the estimated 66.3 million fathers in the United States (according to US Census Bureau figures,)” says ETV Inc. CEO Tony Barnard. He explains that downloading the film from is totally legal and a great project for parents and kids to do to honor their fathers this month.

ETV Inc. joined with United Fathers of America to help promote the free gift to honor fathers across the nation. That organization’s president, Marvin Chaplan says “We wish every dad in America a Happy Father’s Day and hope they’ll enjoy this free gift as a token of our recognition.”

Users going to the website can easily download the movie LIFE WITH FATHER to their computers or burn it to DVD using a home DVD recorder system. Barnard explains that the quality of the download is very high resolution 720 x 480 which compares with DVD quality versus the relatively lower quality of films usually seen on TV which is 480 x 525. The film is 1.2 gigabytes so a broadband connection is recommended. Once downloaded, the movie will play full-screen on a laptop or desktop computer monitor and can also be ported to a TV monitor for family viewing in the living room.

The film is a free gift to all users and no additional purchase is necessary. So it’s great for a last-minute gift for dad or for a belated father’s day celebration since the promotion runs at and on through June 30, 2004. Hundreds of other classic films are also available for purchase for less than a dollar at including westerns featuring such greats as John Wayne and a broad selection of other genres including horror, family and comedy films. allows viewers to purchase and download-to-own Hollywood classic movies from the company’s library of 10,000 titles, and legally store these films on their computer or burn them to DVD. The price is only 99 cents per movie.

About ETV Inc.

ETV Inc., headquartered in Hollywood, California, offers a complete end-to-end solution for broadband streaming over the Internet, combined with exclusive, proven digital streaming technology and revenue producing content that includes Hollywood classic movies, television programs, and cartoons. Home computer users can now download and view movies, full-screen on their computers, using a standard broadband connection, without any additional hardware.

About American IDC Corp.

American Interactive Digital Concepts Corporation ( develops online interactive communities, such as dating sites and portals, for its own businesses that include matchmaking, as well as custom software that creates flexible database driven e-commerce and web site solutions that are built and managed using popular web browsers. For example, is a matchmaking site owned by AmericanIDC and is a downloading music site being preparing for launch.

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