The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry
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From author Anthony Slide, Hollywood's most celebrated and prolific scholar, cames a wonderfully comprehensive dictionary of American producing and releasing companies, technical innovations, industry terms, studios, genres, and organizations.
screen rights to novels such as The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, which it acquired in 1919. In 1920, Metro stock was acquired by Loews, Inc. *, the first step in the transformation of the company to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. BIBLIOGRAPHY "Metro Controls Productions." The Moving Picture World, March 20,1915, p. 1745. "Metro Plans Many Elaborate Productions." The Moving Picture World, August 12, 1916, p. 1086. "Metro's First Birthday." The Moving Picture World, April 8, 1916, p. 237. The Mirisch
MONUMENT VALLEY. It is generally noted that director John Ford (1894-1973) "discovered" Utah's Monument Valley, utilizing its impressively rec.ognizable scenery in Stagecoach (1939), My Darling Clementine (1946), Fort Apache (1948), She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949), Wagonmaster (1950), Rio Grande (1950), The Searchers (1956), Sergeant Rutledge (1960), and Cheyenne Autumn (1964). In reality, M.onument Valley was used as a film I.ocation as early as 1925 and The Vanishing American. Non-Westerns
animation, and studios using cels had to pay license fees to the Trust. Bray sold his cartoons in 1916 for $2 a foot. The Paramount-Bray Pictograph screen magazine began in 1916 and incorporated live action with the animation. Max Fleischer created his "Out of the Inkwell" series for these pictographs. During the First World War, the Bray Studios produced training films for the military. In June 1919, the company enlarged to become a million-dollar corporation, the Bray Pictures Corporation, and
Theodora Goes Wild (1936), The Awful Truth (1937), and His Girl Friday (1939). Grace Moore was one of Columbia's first major stars, followed by Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak, William Holden, Glenn Ford, and Judy Holliday. Among the "classic" Columbia features were Gilda (1946), The faison Story (1946), The Lady from Shanghai (1948), folson Sings Again (1949), All the King's Men (1949), Born Yesterday (1950), On the Waterfront (1955), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence ofArabia (1962), A Man
CORPORATION GENERAL SERVICE STUDIOS. See HOLLYWOOD GENERAL STUDIOS GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA. See LIBERTY MOTION PICTURE COMPANY GEORGE KLEINE OPTICAL COMPANY. A manufacturer of optical equipment, lenses, cameras, projectors, and film, the George Kleine Optical Company was incorporated in Chicago in 1907 and founded by George Kleine (1864-1931). Kleine (pronounced Cline-ee) was one of the founders of the Kalem Company* and of the Motion Picture Patents Company*; in 1910, he sold his company to the