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The road to Hollywood is usually filled with Jags and BMWs. But James G. Robinson got there by Subaru. The 55-year-old Robinson built his fortune in Baltimore, importing the Japanese cars. Eventually, he built his Subaru Mid-America Inc. into one of the nation's largest Subaru distributorships. When he sold the business back to the Japanese in early 1988, Robinson headed for Hollywood. He put $80 million into making movies.

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