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Columbia Pictures
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Paramount Pictures
Universal Studios
Warner Bros.
20th Century Fox
DreamWorks
Columbia Pictures is a US film production and
distribution company. It was founded in 1924. It
grew out of a smaller company founded in 1920
by Harry Cohn. Columbia became a major studio
by the 1940.
• Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) is a US filmproduction company. It was established in
1924. It was one of the most powerful
Hollywood studios of the 1930s-1950s. It
produced such prestige films David
Copperfield (1935) and The Wizard of OZ
(1939).Among its stars were Greta Garbo,
James Stewart and Elizabeth Taylor.
• The words "Ars Gratia Artis" above the Lion, is
Latin, and translated, it means "Art for art's
sake."
• Paramount Pictures Corporation is a major
American motion picture production and
distribution company, based in Hollywood,
California.
• Founded in 1912, it is the oldest running
movie studio in Hollywood, beating
Universal Studios by a month. Paramount
is owned by media conglomerate Viacom.
• Universal Studios (sometimes called Universal
Pictures or Universal City Studios is one of the
major American film studios. Its production
studios are located at 100 Universal City Plaza
Drive in Universal City, California. Universal is the
second longest-lived studio in Hollywood.
• Founded on June 8, 1912
• In the 1970s and 1980s Universal became one of
the industry’s leaders with box-office hits from the
producer and director Steven Spilberg.
• Warner Bros. Entertainment, or Warner Bros.
(pronounced Warner Brothers), is one of the
world's largest producers of film and television
entertainment.
• It was founded by Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack
Warner . Warner Bros. is the third-oldest
American movie studio in continuous operation,
after Paramount Pictures, founded in 1912 as
Famous Players, and Universal Studios, also
founded in 1912.
• Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (known
from 1935 to 1985 as Twentieth Century-Fox
Film Corporation), also known as 20th Century
Fox, is one of the six major American film
studios.
• The company was founded in 1935.
• The company made high-quality films. Recent
successes include The Star Wars trilogy (197719830).
• DreamWorks also known as DreamWorks
Pictures, DreamWorks SKG, or
DreamWorks Studios is a major American
film studio which develops, produces, and
distributes films, video games, and
television programming.
• The Walt Disney Company was established
in Hollywood in 1923. And its first Mickey
Mouse cartoons appeared in 1928.
• The company was founded from The Walt
Disney Company in 1994.
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