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us: Eagle-Lion Films, Inc.


  • [Eagle-Lion Films, Inc. was a film distribution company. Established in 1946, the company initially distributed British film productions. It merged with Producers Releasing Corporation in 1947, and begin producing its own films. In 1950 it merged with Film Classics, and changed its name to Eagle-Lion Classics.]

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    • us: Eagle Lion Film Corporation
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    • found: LC database, July 23, 2003 (hdg.: Eagle Lion Films, inc.; usage: Eagle Lion Films)
    • found: PRC Web site, July 23, 2003 (Producers Distributing Company; formed 1939; name changed 1940; merged with Eagle Lion Film Corporation in 1947 and ceased to exist as Producers Releasing Corporation)
    • found: Eagle Lion Films Web site, July 23, 2003 (Eagle-Lion Films; British company owned by J. Arthur Rank; acquired Producers Releasing Corp. in 1947; company crest: Eagle-Lion Films)
    • found: 040 Wn.2d 361, J. T. Sheffield et al., Plaintiffs, v. Eagle Lion Films, Inc. Web site, July 23, 2003 (Eagle Lion Films, Inc.)
    • found: Wikipedia, via WWW, Dec. 10, 2012 (Eagle-Lion Films; British film production company; also a film distribution company under name of Eagle-Lion Distributors Limited in the United Kingdom, and Eagle-Lion Films Inc. in the United States; merged with Film Classics in 1950 to become Eagle-Lion Classics)
    • found: Post-theory, 1996: p. 427 (Eagle-Lion Films; Eagle-Lion; founded 1946 by Robert R. Young, in cooperation with J. Arthur Rank; Eagle-Lion Films, production company; Eagle-Lion Studios, production company)
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    • [Eagle-Lion Films, Inc. was a film distribution company. Established in 1946, the company initially distributed British film productions. It merged with Producers Releasing Corporation in 1947, and begin producing its own films. In 1950 it merged with Film Classics, and changed its name to Eagle-Lion Classics.]
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