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A Man for All Seasons is a 1966 British biographical drama film in Technicolor based on Robert Bolt's play of the same name and adapted for the big screen by Bolt himself.
A Song to Remember is a 1945 Columbia Pictures Technicolor biographical film which tells a fictionalised life story of Polish pianist and composer Frédéric Chopin.
A.E.S. Hudson Street is an American comedy television show that aired on ABC in 1978 on Thursday night from 9:30 pm to 10:00 pm EST.
The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS (often pronounced as am-pas), also known as simply the Academy) is a professional honorary organization with the stated goal of advancing the arts and sciences of motion pictures.
Adele Jergens (November 26, 1917 – November 22, 2002) was an American actress.
Albert Romolo Broccoli (April 5, 1909 – June 27, 1996), nicknamed "Cubby", was an American film producer who made more than 40 motion pictures throughout his career.
Sir Alec Guinness, (born Alec Guinness de Cuffe; 2 April 1914 – 5 August 2000) was an English actor.
All in the Family is an American sitcom TV-series that was originally broadcast on the CBS television network for nine seasons, from January 1971 to April 1979.
Amy Beth Pascal (born March 25, 1958) is an American business executive and film producer.
In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.
Andrew Allan Clyde (March 25, 1892 – May 18, 1967) was a Scottish-born American film and television actor whose career spanned more than four decades.
Ann Lee Doran (July 28, 1911 – September 19, 2000) was an American character actress, possibly best known as the mother of Jim Stark (James Dean) in Rebel Without a Cause.
Johnnie Lucille Collier (April 12, 1923 – January 22, 2004), known professionally as Ann Miller, was an American dancer, singer and actress.
Ann Sothern (born Harriette Arlene Lake; January 22, 1909 – March 15, 2001) was an American actress who worked on stage, radio, film, and television, in a career that spanned nearly six decades.
Ariola Records (also known as Ariola, Ariola-Eurodisc and BMG Ariola) is a German record label.
Arista Records, Inc. was a major American record label.
Arthur Lake (born Arthur Silverlake Jr., April 17, 1905 – January 9, 1987) was an American actor known best for bringing Dagwood Bumstead, the bumbling husband of Blondie, to life in film, radio and television.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Benjamin "BB" Kahane (November 30, 1891 – September 18, 1960) was an American film producer.
Barbara Hale (April 18, 1922 – January 26, 2017) was an American actress best known for her role as legal secretary Della Street on more than 270 episodes of the Perry Mason television series from 1957 to 1966, earning her a 1959 Emmy Award as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
Barney Miller is an American sitcom set in a New York City Police Department police station on East 6th St in Greenwich Village.
Barris Industries, Inc. was an American game show production company that was founded by Chuck Barris.
Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
A bell is a directly struck idiophone percussion instrument.
Bell Records was an American record label founded in 1952 in New York City by Arthur Shimkin, the owner of the children's record label Golden Records, and initially a unit of Pocket Books, after the rights to the name were acquired from Benny Bell who used the Bell name to issue risque novelty records.
Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California.
Bewitched is an American television sitcom fantasy series, originally broadcast for eight seasons on ABC from September 17, 1964 to March 25, 1972.
Bill Stern (July 1, 1907 – November 19, 1971) was a U.S. actor and sportscaster who announced the nation's first remote sports broadcast and the first telecast of a baseball game.
Billy West (September 22, 1892 – July 21, 1975) was a film actor, producer, and director of the silent film era.
Blondie is a 1938 movie directed by Frank Strayer, based on the comic strip of the same name, created by Chic Young.
Boston Blackie is a fictional character created by author Jack Boyle (October 19, 1881 – October 1928).
Buck Jones (December 12, 1891 – November 30, 1942) was an American motion picture star of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, known for his work starring in many popular western movies.
Alan David "Bud" Yorkin (February 22, 1926 – August 18, 2015) was an American film and television producer, director, writer, and actor.
Burbank is a city in Los Angeles County in Southern California, United States, northwest of downtown Los Angeles.
Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Captain Midnight (later rebranded on television as Jet Jackson, Flying Commando) is a U.S. adventure franchise first broadcast as a radio serial from 1938 to 1949.
Carl Foreman, CBE (July 23, 1914 – June 26, 1984) was an American screenwriter and film producer who wrote the award-winning films The Bridge on the River Kwai and High Noon, among others.
Cary Grant (born Archibald Alec Leach; January 18, 1904November 29, 1986) was an English-American actor, known as one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men.
Casino Royale is a 1967 British-American spy comedy film originally produced by Columbia Pictures featuring an ensemble cast.
Casino Royale is a 2006 British spy film, the twenty-first in the Eon Productions ''James Bond'' film series, and the third screen adaptation of Ian Fleming's 1953 novel of the same name.
Casino Royale is the first novel by the British author Ian Fleming.
Castle Rock Entertainment is an American film and television production company founded in 1987 by Martin Shafer, director Rob Reiner, Andrew Scheinman, Glenn Padnick and Alan Horn.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Charles K. Feldman (April 26, 1905 – May 25, 1968) was a Hollywood attorney, film producer and talent agent who founded the Famous Artists talent agency.
Charles Robert Starrett (March 28, 1903 – March 22, 1986) was an American actor best known for his starring role in the Durango Kid western series.
Charles Vidor (July 27, 1900June 4, 1959) was a Hungarian film director.
Charley Chase (born Charles Joseph Parrott, October 20, 1893 – June 20, 1940) was an American comedian, actor, screenwriter and film director, best known for his work in Hal Roach short film comedies.
The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Chris Lee (born c. 1956) is a film producer who was formerly the head of Columbia/TriStar.
Cineplex Odeon Corporation was one of North America's largest movie theatre operators, with theatres in its home country of Canada and the United States.
Cleouna Moore (October 31, 1924 – October 25, 1973) was an American actress, usually featured in the role of a blonde bombshell in Hollywood films of the 1950s.
Coca-Cola, or Coke (also Pemberton's Cola at certain Georgian vendors), is a carbonated soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company.
Colgems Records was a record label that existed from 1966 to 1971.
Colpix Records was the first recording company for Columbia Pictures–Screen Gems.
"Columbia" is a historical name used by both Europeans and Americans to describe the Americas, the New World, and often, more specifically, the United States of America.
The Columbia House brand was introduced in the early 1970s by the Columbia Records division of CBS, Inc. as an umbrella for its mail-order music clubs, the primary incarnation of which was the Columbia Record Club, established in 1955.
Columbia Pictures Television, Inc. (abbreviated as CPT) was launched in May 6, 1974 by Columbia Pictures as an American television production and distribution studio.
Columbia TriStar Television, Inc, (abbreviated as CTT) was an American television production and distribution studio that was active for 8 years from 1994 to 2002.
Competition law is a law that promotes or seeks to maintain market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies.
Cornel Wilde (October 13, 1912 – October 16, 1989) was a Hungarian-American actor and film director.
Cover Girl is a 1944 American Technicolor musical film starring Rita Hayworth and Gene Kelly.
Culver City is a city in Los Angeles County, California.
Dance Fever is an American musical variety series that aired weekly in syndication from January 1979 to September 1987.
Danjaq, LLC (formerly Danjaq S.A. and Danjaq Inc.) is the holding company responsible for the copyright and trademarks to the characters, elements, and other material related to James Bond on screen.
Danny Arnold (January 23, 1925 – August 19, 1995) was an American producer, writer, comedian, actor and director known for producing Barney Miller, That Girl and Bewitched.
David Begelman (August 26, 1921 – August 7, 1995) was a Hollywood producer who was involved in a studio embezzlement scandal in the 1970s.
David Gerber (July 25, 1923 – January 2, 2010) was a television executive producer.
David Terence Puttnam, Baron Puttnam, (born 25 February 1941) is a British film producer and educator.
Dawn Leslie Steel (August 19, 1946 – December 20, 1997) was one of the first women to run a major Hollywood film studio, rising through the ranks of merchandising and production to head Columbia Pictures.
Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti; June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, actor, comedian and film producer.
Diana Walczak is an American sculptor, computer graphics pioneer and filmmaker.
Agostino "Dino" De Laurentiis (8 August 1919 – 10 November 2010) was an Italian film producer.
A division of a business, sometimes called a business sector or business unit (segment), is one of the parts into which a business, organization or company is divided.
Easy Rider is a 1969 American independent road drama film written by Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Terry Southern, produced by Fonda, and directed by Hopper.
Embassy Pictures Corporation (also and later known as AVCO Embassy Pictures as well as Embassy Films Associates) was an American independent film production and distribution studio responsible for such films as Godzilla, King of the Monsters!, The Graduate, The Lion in Winter, Carnal Knowledge, The Night Porter, Phantasm, The Fog, Prom Night, Scanners, The Howling, Escape from New York, and This Is Spinal Tap.
EMI Films was a British film studio and distributor.
Eon Productions (an abbreviation of "Everything or Nothing") is a British film production company that produces the ''James Bond'' film series.
Evelyn Louise Keyes (November 20, 1916 – July 4, 2008) was an American film actress.
Evelyn Venable (October 18, 1913 – November 15, 1993) was an American actress.
Father Knows Best is an American sitcom starring Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue, Billy Gray, and Lauren Chapin.
A fiduciary is a person who holds a legal or ethical relationship of trust with one or more other parties (person or group of persons).
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
A film distributor is responsible for the marketing of a film.
A film series, film franchise, movie series, or movie franchise is a collection of related films in succession that share the same fictional universe, or are marketed as a series.
Fish is an American sitcom and a spin-off of Barney Miller that aired on ABC from February 5, 1977 to May 18, 1978.
The flag of the United States of America, often referred to as the American flag, is the national flag of the United States.
Frank Russell Capra (born Francesco Rosario Capra; May 18, 1897September 3, 1991) was a Sicilian American film director, producer and writer who became the creative force behind some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s.
Frank Hackinson (né Francis J. Hackinson; 7 July 1927) was the CEO and president of Columbia Pictures Publications.
Frank Price (born May 17, 1930) was a television writer and executive during the 1950s to 1970s, and a Hollywood studio chief in the 1980s.
Frédéric François Chopin (1 March 181017 October 1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era who wrote primarily for solo piano.
From Here to Eternity is a 1953 drama film directed by Fred Zinnemann, and written by Daniel Taradash, based on the novel of the same name by James Jones.
The Gaumont Film Company (often shorted to Gaumont) is a French mini-major film studio founded by the engineer-turned-inventor Léon Gaumont (1864–1946), in 1895.
Orvon Grover "Gene" Autry (September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, musician, rodeo performer and business tycoon who gained fame as a singing cowboy in a crooning style on radio, in films, and on television for more than three decades beginning in the early 1930s.
Ghostbusters is a 1984 American comedy film directed and produced by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis.
Gwyllyn Samuel Newton "Glenn" Ford (May 1, 1916 – August 30, 2006) was a Canadian-born actor who held dual Canadian and American citizenship.
Gottlieb (formerly D. Gottlieb & Co.) was an American arcade game corporation based in Chicago, Illinois.
Gower Street is a street in Los Angeles, California that has played an important role in the ongoing evolution of Hollywood, particularly as the home to several prominent Poverty Row studios during the area's Golden Age.
Hammer Film Productions is a British film production company based in London.
Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc. (simply known as Hanna-Barbera and also referred to as H-B Enterprises, H-B Production Company and Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc.) was an American animation studio that served as a division of Warner Bros. Animation until it was absorbed by them.
Harry Cohn (July 23, 1891 – February 27, 1958) was the co-founder, president, and production director of Columbia Pictures Corporation.
Harry Philmore Langdon (June 15, 1884 – December 22, 1944) was an American comedian who appeared in vaudeville, silent films (where he had his greatest fame), and talkies.
Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
Hotel Transylvania is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated horror comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing.
Hugh Herbert (August 10, 1885 – March 12, 1952) was a motion picture comedian.
I Dream of Jeannie is an American fantasy sitcom starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, with whom she falls in love and eventually marries.
Irving Allen (born Irving Applebaum, November 24, 1905 – December 17, 1987) was a theatrical and cinematic producer and director.
Ishtar is a 1987 American action-adventure-comedy film written and directed by Elaine May and produced by Warren Beatty, who co-starred with Dustin Hoffman.
It Happened One Night is a 1934 American pre-Code romantic comedy film with elements of screwball comedy directed and co-produced by Frank Capra, in collaboration with Harry Cohn, in which a pampered socialite (Claudette Colbert) tries to get out from under her father's thumb and falls in love with a roguish reporter (Clark Gable).
Jack Leonard "J.
John Uhler Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001) professionally known as Jack Lemmon, was an American actor and musician.
Jack Luden (February 8, 1902 – February 15, 1951) was an American film actor.
The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.
James Ramon Jones (November 6, 1921 – May 9, 1977) was an American novelist known for his explorations of World War II and its aftermath.
James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908July 2, 1997) was an American actor and military officer who is among the most honored and popular stars in film history.
The was an economic bubble in Japan from 1986 to 1991 in which real estate and stock market prices were greatly inflated.
Jean Arthur (born Gladys Georgianna Greene; October 17, 1900 – June 19, 1991) was an American actress and a film star of the 1930s and 1940s.
Jeopardy! is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin.
Andrew Jerrold Perenchio (December 20, 1930 – May 23, 2017) was an American billionaire businessman and philanthropist.
Joe Bash is an American comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC from March 28 to May 10, 1986.
Joe Besser (August 12, 1907 – March 1, 1988) was an American actor, voice actor, comedian and musician, known for his impish humor and wimpy characters.
Joe Brandt (July 20, 1882 – February 22, 1939) was an American publicist, screenwriter, editor, film producer, and general manager.
Joe "Curly Joe" DeRita (July 12, 1909 – July 3, 1993), born Joseph Wardell, was an American actor and comedian who is best known for his stint as a member of the Three Stooges in the persona of "Curly Joe.".
Joseph E. "Joe" Roth (born 1948) is an American film executive, producer and director.
John Nicholas Calley (July 8, 1930 – September 13, 2011) was an American film studio executive and producer.
John H. Peters (born June 2, 1945) is an American movie producer.
Jonny Quest (also known as The Adventures of Jonny Quest) is an American animated science fiction adventure television series about a boy who accompanies his scientist father on extraordinary adventures.
Judy Holliday (Born Judith Tuvim, June 21, 1921 – June 7, 1965) was an American actress, comedian, and singer.
Jungle Jim is the fictional hero of a series of jungle adventures in various media.
Ken Curtis (born Curtis Wain Gates, July 2, 1916 – April 28, 1991) was an American singer and actor best known for his role as Festus Haggen on the long-running CBS western television series Gunsmoke.
Kenneth Olin Maynard (July 21, 1895 – March 23, 1973) was an American motion picture stuntman and actor.
Kerwin Mathews (January 8, 1926 – July 5, 2007) was an American actor best known for playing the titular heroes in The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958), The Three Worlds of Gulliver (1960) and Jack the Giant Killer (1962).
Kevin O'Donovan McClory (8 June 1924 – 20 November 2006) was an Irish screenwriter, producer, and director.
Marilyn Pauline "Kim" Novak (born February 13, 1933) is a retired American film and television actress.
Kerkor "Kirk" Kerkorian (June 6, 1917 – June 15, 2015) was an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist.
Krazy Kat (also known as Krazy & Ignatz in some reprints and compilations) is an American newspaper comic strip by cartoonist George Herriman (1880–1944), which ran from 1913 to 1944.
Larry Parks (December 13, 1914 – April 13, 1975) was an American stage and movie actor.
Lawrence "Larry" Uttal (December 2, 1921 – November 28, 1993) was an American music business executive who led the Madison Records, Bell and Private Stock record labels in the 1960s and 1970s.
Lester Sill (January 13, 1918 – October 31, 1994) was an American record label executive, best remembered as Phil Spector's partner in Philles Records (the name came from the first parts of their names, Phil and Les), and also as the head of both Colpix Records and the later Colgems Records.
Li'l Abner is a satirical American comic strip that appeared in many newspapers in the United States, Canada and Europe, featuring a fictional clan of hillbillies in the impoverished mountain village of Dogpatch, USA.
Lorimar-Telepictures Corporation was an entertainment company established on April 21, 1986 with the merger of Lorimar Productions and Telepictures Corporation.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Lost Horizon is a 1937 American drama-fantasy film directed by Frank Capra.
Louis Burt Mayer (born Lazar Meir; July 12, 1884 – October 29, 1957; Лазарь Меир) was an American film producer and co-founder of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios (MGM) in 1924.
Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an American actress, comedian, model, film-studio executive, and producer.
A major film studio is a production and distribution company that releases a substantial number of films annually and consistently commands a significant share of box office revenue in a given market.
Mandalay Entertainment Group is an American entertainment company founded in 1995 by Peter Guber, with interests in motion pictures, television, sports entertainment and new media.
Mandrake the Magician is a syndicated newspaper comic strip, created by Lee Falk (before he created The Phantom).
Mark Canton (born June 19, 1949) is an American film producer and executive.
Matt Helm is a fictional character created by author Donald Hamilton.
Matthew "Matt" Tolmach (born 1964) October 29, 2010 is an American movie producer and former co-president of production at Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Men in Black 3 (alternatively Men in Black III, and stylized as MIB³) is a 2012 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones and Josh Brolin.
Men in Black II (stylized as MIIB) is a 2002 American science fiction action comedy film starring Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Lara Flynn Boyle, Johnny Knoxville, Rosario Dawson, Patrick Warburton, Tony Shalhoub and Rip Torn.
Merv Griffin Enterprises was a television production company founded by Merv Griffin, in business for 30 years from 1964 to 1994.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
Michael J. Deas (born 1956) is an American painter and illustrator.
Mickey Mouse is a funny animal cartoon character and the mascot of The Walt Disney Company.
A national personification is an anthropomorphism of a nation or its people.
Neely Edwards (born Cornelius Limbach; September 16, 1883 – July 10, 1965) was an American vaudeville performer and film actor.
Nelson Bunker Hunt (February 22, 1926 – October 21, 2014) was an American oil company executive.
New Line Home Entertainment (formerly known as New Line Home Video) was the home entertainment distribution arm of New Line Cinema, founded in 1990.
The New York Stock Exchange (abbreviated as NYSE, and nicknamed "The Big Board"), is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York.
Norman Milton Lear (born July 27, 1922) is an American television writer and producer who produced such 1970s sitcoms as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Maude.
Oliver! is a 1968 musical drama film directed by Carol Reed and based on the stage musical of the same name, with book, music and lyrics written by Lionel Bart.
On the Waterfront is a 1954 American crime drama film directed by Elia Kazan, and written by Budd Schulberg.
Open Season is a 2006 American computer-animated buddy comedy film, written by Steve Bencich and Ron J. Friedman and directed by Jill Culton and Roger Allers, and co-directed by Anthony Stacchi.
Orion Classics is the division of Orion Pictures, headed by Michael Barker, Tom Bernard, and Marcie Bloom, that acquired independent and foreign films for North American distribution, in addition to producing some arthouse films of its own.
Palla is a traditional ancient Roman mantle worn by women, fastened by brooches.
Paul Goodwin Wexler (May 23, 1929 – November 21, 1979), was an American character actor in feature films and on television for nearly 30 years, from 1950 until 1979.
Penny Singleton (September 15, 1908 – November 12, 2003) was an American film actress.
Howard Peter Guber (born March 1, 1942)https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0345542/ is an executive, entrepreneur, educator, and author.
Pinocchio is a 1940 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and based on the Italian children's novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi.
Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.
Poverty Row was a slang term used in Hollywood from the late 1920s through the mid-1950s to refer to a variety of small (and mostly short-lived) B movie studios.
PR Newswire is a distributor of press releases based in New York City.
The President is a leader of an organization, company, community, club, trade union, university or other group.
A production company, production house, or production studio is a company that produces performing arts, new media art, film, television, radio, comics, interactive arts, video games, websites, and videos.
Ralph Staub (July 21, 1899 in Chicago, Illinois – October 22, 1969, Los Angeles, California) was a movie director, writer and producer.
George Randolph Scott (January 23, 1898 – March 2, 1987) was an American film actor whose career spanned from 1928 to 1962.
Rastar was an American film production company founded in 1966 by Hollywood producer Ray Stark, who was involved in most of its productions.
RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
Resident Evil: Retribution is a 2012 action horror film written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson.
Revolution Studios is an American motion picture and television studio headed by Chief Executive Officer Vince Totino and Chief Operating Officer Scott Hemming.
Rita Hayworth (born Margarita Carmen Cansino; October 17, 1918May 14, 1987) was an American actress and dancer.
RKO Pictures was an American film production and distribution company.
Robert Abel (March 10, 1937 – September 23, 2001) was an American pioneer in visual effects, computer animation and interactive media, best known for the work of his company, Robert Abel and Associates.
Robert "Tex" Allen was a leading actor in both feature films and B-movie westerns between 1935 and 1944.
Robert Charles Benchley (September 15, 1889 – November 21, 1945) was an American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor.
Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author.
Ronald Charles Colman (9 February 1891 – 19 May 1958) was an English-born actor, starting his career in theatre and silent film in his native country, before emigrating to the USA, and having a successful Hollywood film career, he was most popular during the 1920s, 1930's, and 1940's.
Catherine Rosalind Russell (June 4, 1907 – November 28, 1976) was an American actress, comedian, screenwriter and singer,Obituary Variety, December 1, 1976, page 79.
Russell "Lucky" Hayden (June 12, 1912, in Chico, California – June 9, 1981, in Palm Springs, California) was an American film and television actor.
Sam Katzman (July 7, 1901 – August 4, 1973) was an American film producer and director.
Sanford Panitch is an American film industry executive.
Scrappy is a cartoon character created by Dick Huemer for Charles Mintz's Krazy Kat Studio (distributed by Columbia Pictures).
Screen Snapshots were a series of documentary short subjects produced by Columbia Pictures between 1924 and 1958.
Screwball comedy is a genre of comedy film that became popular during the Great Depression, originating in the early 1930s and thriving until the early 1940s.
Samuel Horwitz (March 11, 1895 – November 22, 1955), known professionally as Shemp Howard, was an American actor and comedian.
Skyfall is a 2012 spy film, the twenty-third in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions.
is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.
Sony Entertainment Inc. is a global entertainment company established in 2012.
Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. (known simply as Sony Pictures and abbreviated as SPE) is a Japanese-owned American entertainment company that produces, acquires and distributes filmed entertainment (theatrical motion pictures, television programs and recorded videos) through multiple platforms.
Sony Pictures Classics (abbreviated as SPC) is an American film production and distribution company that is a division of Sony Pictures.
The Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group (commonly known as the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group and formerly known as the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group until 2013 and abbreviated as SPMPG) is a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment to manage its motion picture operations.
The Sony Pictures Studios are a television and film studio complex located in Culver City, California at 10202 West Washington Boulevard and bounded by Culver Boulevard (south), Washington Boulevard (north), Overland Avenue (west) and Madison Avenue (east).
Sony Pictures Television Inc. (or SPT) is an American television production and distribution studio founded in 2002 as the successor to Columbia TriStar Television.
Spelling-Goldberg Productions was a television production company established on May 1, 1972 by Aaron Spelling and Screen Gems' top TV executive Leonard Goldberg.
Spider-Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Spider-Man is a 2002 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name and the first film in the ''Spider-Man'' trilogy.
Spider-Man 2 is a 2004 American superhero film directed by Sam Raimi and written by Alvin Sargent, from a story by Alfred Gough, Miles Millar and Michael Chabon.
The fictional character Spider-Man, a comic book superhero created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko and featured in Marvel Comics publications, has currently appeared in ten live-action films since his inception, not including fan made shorts and guest appearances in other Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films.
Stewart Television was an American game show production company formed by Bob Stewart in 1964 originally based in New York City.
Stir Crazy is a 1980 American comedy film directed by Sidney Poitier, produced by Hannah Weinstein and written by Bruce Jay Friedman.
The stola was the traditional garment of Roman women, corresponding to the toga, that was worn by men.
Stripes is a 1981 American buddy military comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P. J. Soles, Sean Young, and John Candy.
The studio system (which was used during a period known as the Golden Age of Hollywood) is a method of film production and distribution dominated by a small number of "major" studios in Hollywood.
Sunset Gower Studios is a television and movie studio at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Gower Street in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Suzanne Ciani (born June 4, 1946) is an Italian American pianist, composer and sound designer who found early success with innovative electronic music and quadraphonic sound.
The Taft Broadcasting Company (also known as Taft Television and Radio Company, Incorporated) was an American media conglomerate based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Tandem Productions, Inc. (a.k.a. Tandem Enterprises, Inc.) was a film and television production company that was founded in 1958 by television director Bud Yorkin and television writer/producer Norman Lear.
Taxi Driver is a 1976 American neo-noir psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Paul Schrader, and starring Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Harvey Keitel, Peter Boyle, Albert Brooks and Leonard Harris.
Technicolor is a series of color motion picture processes, the first version dating from 1916, and followed by improved versions over several decades.
Ted Healy (born Ernest Lea Nash, October 1, 1896 – December 21, 1937) was an American vaudeville performer, comedian, and actor.
Terry and the Pirates was an action-adventure comic strip created by cartoonist Milton Caniff.
Woodward Maurice "Tex" Ritter (January 12, 1905 – January 2, 1974) was an American country music singer and actor popular from the mid-1930s into the 1960s, and the patriarch of the Ritter acting family (son John and grandsons Jason and Tyler).
The Amazing Spider-Man is a 2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, and sharing the title of the character's longest-running comic book.
The Big Cartoon DataBase (or BCDB for short) is an online database of information about animated cartoons, animated feature films, animated television shows, and cartoon shorts.
The Big Chill is a 1983 American comedy-drama film directed by Lawrence Kasdan, starring Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, and JoBeth Williams.
The Blue Lagoon is a 1980 American romantic survival drama film directed by Randal Kleiser and filmed on the Blue Lagoon in Malta and on Turtle Island in Fiji.
The Bridge on the River Kwai is a 1957 British-American epic war film directed by David Lean and based on the novel Le Pont de la Rivière Kwai (1952) by Pierre Boulle.
The Cannon Group, Inc. was an American group of companies, including Cannon Films, which produced a distinctive line of low- to medium-budget films from 1967 to 1994.
The Coca-Cola Company is an American corporation, and manufacturer, retailer, and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups.
The Da Vinci Code is a 2006 American mystery thriller film directed by Ron Howard, written by Akiva Goldsman, and based on Dan Brown's 2003 best-selling novel of the same name.
The Desperadoes is a 1943 Technicolor Western film directed by Charles Vidor and starring Randolph Scott, Claire Trevor and Glenn Ford.
The Donna Reed Show is an American sitcom starring Donna Reed as the middle-class housewife Donna Stone.
The Flintstones is an American animated sitcom produced by Hanna-Barbera for ABC.
The Fox and the Crow are a pair of anthropomorphic cartoon characters created by Frank Tashlin for the Screen Gems studio.
The Grudge is a 2004 American supernatural horror film and a remake of the Japanese film, Ju-on: The Grudge.
The Huckleberry Hound Show is a 1958 syndicated animated series and the second from the Hanna-Barbera studios following The Ruff and Reddy Show, sponsored by Kellogg's.
The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, through July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes.
The Jetsons is an American animated sitcom produced by Hanna-Barbera, originally airing in primetime from September 23, 1962, to March 17, 1963, then later in syndication, with new episodes in 1985 to 1987 as part of The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera block.
The Jim Henson Company (also known at various times as Muppets, Inc., Henson Associates, Inc., and Jim Henson Productions, Inc.) is an American entertainment company, a leading producer of children's and family entertainment (despite some of the company's works containing mature content), and best known as the creators of the renowned Muppets characters.
The Jolson Story is a 1946 Technicolor musical biography which purports to tell the life story of singer Al Jolson.
The Karate Kid is a 1984 American martial arts drama film produced by Jerry Weintraub, directed by John G. Avildsen, written by Robert Mark Kamen, and stars Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita and Elisabeth Shue.
The Lady in Question is a 1940 American comedy drama film directed by Charles Vidor and starring Brian Aherne, Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford.
The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show starring Merv Griffin.
The Monkees is an American situation comedy that aired on NBC from September 12, 1966 to March 25, 1968.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Partridge Family is an American musical sitcom starring Shirley Jones and featuring David Cassidy.
The Phantom is an American adventure comic strip, first published by Lee Falk in February 1936, now primarily published internationally by Frew Publications.
The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 American biographical drama film based on entrepreneur Chris Gardner's nearly one-year struggle being homeless.
The Ruff and Reddy Show (also known as Ruff and Reddy) is an American animated television series and the first made by Hanna-Barbera Productions for NBC.
The Shadow is the name of a collection of serialized dramas, originally in 1930s pulp novels, and then in a wide variety of media, and it is also used to refer to the character featured in The Shadow media.
The Three Stooges were an American vaudeville and comedy team active from 1922 until 1970, best known for their 190 short subject films by Columbia Pictures that have been regularly airing on television since 1958.
The Times-Picayune is an American newspaper published in New Orleans, Louisiana, since January 25, 1837.
The Vow is a 2012 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Sucsy and written by Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein, and Jason Katims, inspired by the true story of Kim and Krickitt Carpenter.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
The Whole Town's Talking (released in the UK as Passport to Fame) is a 1935 American comedy film starring Edward G. Robinson as a law-abiding man who bears a striking resemblance to a killer, with Jean Arthur as his love interest.
Thunderball is the ninth book in Ian Fleming's James Bond series, and the eighth full-length James Bond novel.
Timothy John Fitzgerald McCoy (April 10, 1891 – January 29, 1978), also known as Col. T.J. McCoy, was an American actor, military officer, and expert on American Indian life and customs.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Time Inc. was an American worldwide mass media corporation founded on November 28, 1922 by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden and based in New York City.
Tootsie is a 1982 American comedy film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Dustin Hoffman, with a supporting cast that includes Bill Murray, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning, Geena Davis (in her acting debut), and Doris Belack.
TriStar Pictures, Inc. (spelled as Tri-Star until 1991 and stylized as TRISTAR) is an American film studio that is a division of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, part of Sony Pictures whose owned by Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.
Triumph Films (also known as Triumph Releasing Corporation) is a film studio division of Sony Pictures Entertainment geared towards theatre and direct-to-video film production and distribution.
Underworld: Awakening is a 2012 American 3D action horror film directed by Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein.
United Artists (UA) is an American film and television entertainment studio.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc.,. (also known as the Hollywood Antitrust Case of 1948, the Paramount Case, the Paramount Decision or the Paramount Decree) was a landmark United States Supreme Court antitrust case that decided the fate of movie studios owning their own theatres and holding exclusivity rights on which theatres would show their films.
Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.
University of California Press, otherwise known as UC Press, is a publishing house associated with the University of California that engages in academic publishing.
United Productions of America, better known as UPA, was an American animation studio active from the 1940s through the 1970s.
Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer.
Walt Disney Pictures, Inc. is an American film studio and a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios, owned by The Walt Disney Company.
Walter Reade Sr (1884–1952) was the man behind a chain of theatres which grew from a single theatre in Asbury Park, New Jersey to a chain of forty theatres and drive-ins in New Jersey, New York and neighboring states that lasted into the mid seventies.
Warwick Films was a film company founded by film producers Irving Allen and Albert R. Broccoli in London in 1951.
Wheel of Fortune (often known simply as Wheel) is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin.
William Holden (born William Franklin Beedle Jr.; April 17, 1918 – November 12, 1981) was an American actor who was one of the biggest box-office draws of the 1950s and 1960s.
WWL-TV, virtual channel 4 (UHF digital channel 36), is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
xXx (pronounced as Triple X) is a 2002 American spy thriller action film directed by Rob Cohen, produced by Neal H. Moritz and written by Rich Wilkes.
Yogi Bear is a cartoon character who has appeared in numerous comic books, animated television shows and films.
The following is an overview of 1924 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.
21 Jump Street is a 2012 American action comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, written by Michael Bacall starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum.
50 First Dates is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Segal and written by George Wing.
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