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 The Marcus Corporation Appoints Karen Y. Spindler to
Corporate Director of Human Resources


MILWAUKEE - Jan. 4, 2006 -- The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS) today announced the promotion of Karen Y. Spindler to corporate director of human resources. Spindler will lead the corporate human resources department and will assume many of the responsibilities of H. Fred Delmenhorst, vice president of human resources. Delmenhorst is retiring from the company January 5, 2006, following more than 20 years of service to The Marcus Corporation.

Prior to her promotion, Spindler served as vice president of human resources for Marcus Hotels and Resorts, The Marcus Corporation's lodging division. She joined Marcus Hotels and Resorts in 2001 as division director of human resources after spending 15 years with Hyatt Hotels in positions including senior director of human resources. Spindler's human resources experience includes recruitment, retention, benefits administration, training, labor relations, affirmative action and compliance.

"Karen has done an outstanding job for our growing hotel division and has been a key member of both our hotel executive team and our overall human resources operation," said Douglas A. Neis, chief financial officer and treasurer of The Marcus Corporation. "It is always gratifying to be able to promote from within and we look forward to Karen's continued contributions to our company in her new role."

Spindler received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management from the University of Wisconsin - Stout. She is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and a past president of the National Human Resources Association. Spindler was president and founder of the Hospitality Training Partnership and has received several awards throughout her professional career, including the Outstanding Achievement Award from Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and an Outstanding Leadership Award from the YMCA.

About The Marcus Corporation
Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., The Marcus Corporation is a leader in the lodging and entertainment industries. The Marcus Corporation's movie theatre division, Marcus Theatres®, owns or manages 504 screens at 45 locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota and Ohio, and one family entertainment center in Wisconsin. The company's lodging division, Marcus Hotels and Resorts, owns or manages 12 hotels and resorts in Wisconsin, California, Minnesota, Missouri, Texas and Illinois and one vacation club in Wisconsin. 


The Marcus Corporation 
Douglas A. Neis

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