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Screen Gems

LC control no.n 93058742
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingScreen Gems
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Variant(s)Columbia Pictures Corporation. Screen Gems
Columbia Pictures Industries. Screen Gems
See alsoColumbia Pictures Television
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Biography/History noteScreen Gems was a television subsidiary of Columbia Pictures Corporation, which operated between 1948 and 1974.
Beginning date1948
Ending date1974
Associated countryU.S.
Field of activityTelevision program distribution
Television program production
Special noteCannot determine if there were actually two different companies both with the name of Screen Gems; if further information is encountered, revise heading as necessary.
Found inThe auto clinic [MP] 1938: credits (Screen Gems, Inc.)
Columbia Pictures, c1992: p. 12 (Screen Gems was originally the name under which Columbia's shorts were made; in 1948, a new Screen Gems, Inc. was created as a subsidiary of Columbia to produce commercials and television programs)
Screen Gems, 1991: p. 4 (Screen Gems (SG) incorporated in New York in Nov., 1948 as a subsidiary of Columbia Pictures Corporation) p. 19 (on Dec. 16, 1968, Screen Gems, Inc. merged into Columbia Pictures Corporation, which later became Columbia Pictures Industries, and continued to do business as tv subsidiary until 1974) p. 23 (in 1974, Screen Gems became Columbia Pictures Television)
LC data base, 6/7/94 (hdg.: Screen Gems)
Associated languageeng