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us: United Artists (Firm)


  • [United Artists is a motion picture production and distribution company. The company was established in 1986 following the sale of MGM/UA Entertainment Co., and is not a successor to the earlier United Artists. The company was later reorganized as a subsidiary or brand of MGM/UA Communications Co., MGM-Pathé Communications, and later Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.]

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    • us: MGM/UA Communications Co. United Artists (Firm)
    • us: MGM-Pathé Communications Co. United Artists (Firm)
    • us: United Artists Pictures
    • us: United Artists Films
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    • found: Baby boom, 1987: container (United Artists)
    • found: IMDB, Feb. 2, 2011 (United Artists; United Artists Pictures; United Artists Films; United Artists, An MGM Company; motion picture production and distribution company)
    • found: United Artists, 1987: p. 343 (MGM/UA sold to Turner in 1986, Kerkorian repurchased United Artists; company retained, called United Artists Pictures, is neither the original company nor a successor company; separate company that owned assets of earlier United Artists)
    • found: Wikipedia, Feb. 2, 2011 (UA merely a brand of MGM/UA Communications Co.; in 2000s repositioned as a specialty studio; 2006 UA reestablished as United Artists Entertainment LLC by Paula Wagner and Tom Cruise; headquarters in Century City, Calif.)
    • found: United Artists website, Feb. 2, 2011 (United Artists, An MGM Company; United Artists Corporation)
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    • [United Artists is a motion picture production and distribution company. The company was established in 1986 following the sale of MGM/UA Entertainment Co., and is not a successor to the earlier United Artists. The company was later reorganized as a subsidiary or brand of MGM/UA Communications Co., MGM-Pathé Communications, and later Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.]
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    • 2011-02-10: revised
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