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Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927) (Corporate Name)

Preferred form: Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
Used for/see from:
  • Earlier heading: Paramount Pictures
  • Paramount Company
  • Paramount Film Company

Beggar on horseback [MP] 1925: credits (Paramount Pictures)

AFI cat.: features 1911-1920, index, 1988: p. 246 (Paramount Pictures Corporation, a distribution company formed in 1914; in 1918 changed name to Paramount Pictures [1918-1927])

Int'l m.p. alm. 1982: p. 475 (Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation [1927-1930] formed in 1927 from a merger of Paramount Pictures and Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [1916-1927])

IMDB, Jan. 7, 2011 (Paramount Pictures; motion picture production and distribution company)

Wikipedia, Jan. 20, 2011 (Paramount Pictures Corporation; est. in 1914 by W. W. Hodkinson; merged to form Famous Players-Lasky Corporation in 1916)

Int'l dir. of company histories, 2008: p. 343 (Paramount Company; Paramount Film Company; film-distribution company; purchased by Adolph Zukor in 1916)

Engulfed, 2001: p. 11 (Paramount Pictures Corporation; consolidated with Famous Players-Lasky in 1917) p. 18 (reorganized as Paramount-Famous-Lasky in 1927)

Wikipedia. Pallas Pictures. (translated), via WWW, viewed June 18, 2019 (Pallas Pictures, founded 1915; headquarters California; founded by Frank Garbutt and Oliver Ivers. A small production company from 1915 to 1918, which was incorporated by Paramount Pictures. Produced twenty-eight films, including, The Call of the Cumberlands (1916).)

Paramount Pictures Corporation was a motion picture distribution company. Established in 1914 by W. W. Hodkinson, the company was acquired by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation in 1917. In 1927 it was merged with Famous Players-Lasky and reorganized as the Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation.

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