SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Manatuck Hill Partners, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1465 POST ROAD EAST

(Street)
WESTPORT CT 06880

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
BALLANTYNE STRONG, INC. [ BTN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) X Other (specify below)
See footnote 1
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/29/2010
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 01/29/2010 S 100,000 D $3.2 1,403,200 (2) I (2) Investment Advisor (1)
Common Stock 01/29/2010 S 23,000 D $3.42 1,380,200 (2) I (2) Investment Advisor (1)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. Manatuck Hill Partners, LLC ("Manatuck") is an investment adviser acting on behalf of its clients' accounts. Manatuck disclaims any obligation to file this report, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that Manatuck is subject to Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), with respect to the Issuer of such securities.
2. Manatuck disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that Manatuck is, for the purposes of Section 16 of the Exchange Act or otherwise, the beneficial owner of such securities.
Remarks:
/s/ Tom Scalia, Chief Financial Officer 02/02/2010
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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