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Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation


  • [Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation is a motion picture production and distribution company. The company was established in 1935 in a merger of Fox Film Corporation and Twentieth Century Pictures. In 1984 the company was purchased by News Corporation, and now operates as a subsidiary.]
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    • us: 20th Century Fox (Corporation)
    • us: 20th Century Fox International (Corporation)
    • us: 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation
    • us: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
    • us: Twentieth Century-Fox Corp.
    • us: Twentieth Century-Fox (Corporation)
    • us: 동우영상
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    • found: Exhibitors bulletin, 1917-18.
    • found: 20th Century Fox, c1985: t.p. (20th Century Fox) t.p. verso (20th Century Fox International)
    • found: True lies [MP] 1994: credits (Twentieth Century Fox)
    • found: LC data base, 4/7/86 (hdg.: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation; usage: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.; Twentieth Century-Fox; 20th Century-Fox) LC man. auth. cd. (hdg.: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation; inc. in N.Y. Feb. 1, 1915 as Fox Film Corp., with perpetual charter; present title adopted in Aug. 1935 when assets and business of Twentieth Century Pictures, inc. were acquired; effective Aug. 22, 1935, Fox Film Corporation will assume the name Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation; on Feb. 8, 1950, a Fed. stat. court entered a final decree in Gov't. anti-trust suit against company directing Co. to file plan for separation of two businesses (theater holdings & production cos.); inc. in Del. July 22, 1952, and on Sept. 27, 1952 acquired all assets (except theater holdings) of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp., a N.Y. corp. which was dissolved Dec. 11, 1952)
    • found: Encyc. Brit., 1980 (20th Century-Fox Film Corporation formed in 1935 by the merger of Twentieth Century Pictures [no publs. in UCLA] and Fox Film Corporation)
    • found: NUCMC data from Va. Poly. Inst. & St. Univ. for Stories and plays owned by the Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, 1915-1936
    • found: IMDB, Jan. 6, 2011 (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; motion picture production and distribution company)
    • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 6, 2011 (Twentieth Century Fox; Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation; 20th; Fox; est. May 31, 1935 as product of merger between Fox Film Corporation and Twentieth Century Pictures; headquarters, Century City, Los Angeles, Calif.; subsidiary of News Corp., purchased in 1984)
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    • [Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation is a motion picture production and distribution company. The company was established in 1935 in a merger of Fox Film Corporation and Twentieth Century Pictures. In 1984 the company was purchased by News Corporation, and now operates as a subsidiary.]
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    • [Old catalog heading: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation]
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    • 1978-11-30: new
    • 2016-07-27: revised
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