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LC control no.n 80015727
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Corporate name headingMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
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Variant(s)Loew's Incorporated. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corporation
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, inc.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation
MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)
See alsoHierarchical superior: Loew's Incorporated
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Mergee: Goldwyn Pictures Corporation
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Mergee: Louis B. Mayer Pictures
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Mergee: Metro Pictures Corporation
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Product of a split: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co.
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Biography/History noteMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer is a motion picture, television, home video, and theatrical production and distribution company. Established in 1924, the company was split in 1980 to form the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Company and MGM Grand Hotels, Inc.
Beginning date1924
Ending date1980
Associated countryUnited States
Address10250 Constellation Boulevard Los Angeles Calif. 90067
Field of activityMotion pictures--Production and direction Motion pictures--Distribution
Found inIts Annual statement, 1931-
Hallelujah [MP] 1929: credits (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents; copyrighted by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)
Copyright cat. mot. pic. 1912-1939, 1951 (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corporation; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corporation; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation; MGM; All of the listed organizational names were interchangeably used as variant forms from 1924-1960 to identify production and/or distribution functions of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer organization, a subsidiary of Loew's Incorporated which existed from 1919-1960)
Int. mot. pic. alm., 1982 (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. changed its name to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Company, January 31, 1980)
Slide, A. The American film industry, 1986 (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; in 1924, Goldwyn Pictures Corporation, Metro Pictures Corporation and independent producer Louis B. Mayer joined to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)
Katz, E. The film encyc., 1979 (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM); est. 1924 as an amalgamation of Metro Pictures Corporation (formed 1915), Goldwyn Pictures Corporation (formed 1917), and Louis B. Mayer Pictures (formed 1918) under the corporate control of Loew's, Inc.)
Fade out, 1990: p. 175 (MGM Film Corporation; est. in split of MGM, hotel holdings formed MGM Grand Hotels, Inc.)
Associated languageeng