AMENDMENT NO. 9 dated as of April 18, 2000, to the Credit Security, Guaranty and Pledge Agreement
dated as of June 19, 1996, as amended, among THE KUSHNER-LOCKE COMPANY (the "Borrower"), the
Guarantors named therein, the Lenders referred to therein and THE CHASE MANHATTAN BANK (formerly
known as Chemical Bank), as Agent and as Fronting Bank for the Lenders (the "Agent") (as heretofore
amended, the "Credit Agreement").
The Lenders have made available to the Borrower a revolving credit facility pursuant to the terms of the Credit
The Borrower has informed the Agent and the Lenders that it proposes to enter into a Note Purchase and Pledge
Agreement among the Borrower, the purchasers named therein (the "Note Purchasers") and U.S. Trust
Company, National Association, as collateral agent, pursuant to which the Borrower will issue up to $2,500,000
of its Notes (the "US Search Notes") to the Purchasers (the "Proposed Facility"). The Notes will be secured by a
first-priority lien in the Borrower's interest in 2.0 million shares of common stock of 800-U.S. Search ("US
Search"). The Borrower has requested that the Agent and the Lenders make certain modifications to the Credit
Agreement to permit the Proposed Facility.
In addition, the Borrower has requested that the Agent and the Lenders extend the Commitment Termination
Date and Maturity Date under the Credit Agreement by an additional two months.
The Borrower, the Guarantors, the Lenders and the Agent have agreed to make revisions to the Credit
Agreement, all on the terms and subject to the conditions hereinafter set forth.
Therefore, the parties hereto hereby agree as follows:
Section 1. Defined Terms. Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined herein shall have the meaning
given them in the Credit Agreement.
Section 2. Amendments to the Credit Agreement. Subject to the satisfaction of the conditions precedent set forth
in Section 3 hereof, the Credit Agreement is hereby amended