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Buena Vista Distribution Co.


  • [Buena Vista Distribution Co. was an American motion picture and television distribution company.] Established as Buena Vista Film Distribution Co. in 1953, the name changed to Buena Vista Distribution Co. in film credits beginning in 1960. The name changed once more around 1984 to Buena Vista Pictures Distribution.
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    • Associated Locale

        U.S.
    • Associated Language

        English
    • Field of Activity

        Motion picture distribution
          Television program distribution
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      • Sources

        • found: Disney news, Winter 1985:p. 3 (Buena Vista Distribution Co., Inc.)
        • found: Film daily yearbook 1960:p. 240 (Buena Vista Distribution Co., Inc.; releasing company for Sleeping Beauty, Shaggy dog, etc.)
        • found: Wikipedia, via WWW, Oct. 31, 2012(Buena Vista; Buena Vista Distribution Co.; Buena Vista Film Distribution; distribution company for motion pictures and television programs; est. by Walt Disney in 1953; wholly owned subsidiary of Disney; also included international division, Buena Vista International; video and DVD distribution division, Buena Vista Home Entertainment; television division, Buena Vista Television, later Disney-ABC Domestic Television; renamed Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures in 2002; name removed from divisions in 2007)
        • found: CLG Wiki, via WWW, Oct. 31, 2012(Buena Vista Pictures Distribution; est. 1953, used in film logos until 1984; renamed and rebranded as Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures in 2007; logo listed as Buena Vista Film Distribution Co., Inc., 1953-1960; logo listed as Buena Vista Distribution Co., Inc., 1960-1984; logo used Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc., 1983-2007)
      • General Notes

        • [Buena Vista Distribution Co. was an American motion picture and television distribution company.] Established as Buena Vista Film Distribution Co. in 1953, the name changed to Buena Vista Distribution Co. in film credits beginning in 1960. The name changed once more around 1984 to Buena Vista Pictures Distribution.
      • Editorial Notes

        • [Distributed Disney films from ca. 1959 to ca. 1989.]
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        • 1995-07-07: new
        • 2012-11-02: revised
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