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Paramount Pictures, Inc.



  • Existence: 1935 - 1949

Biographical / Historical

Paramount Pictures, inc. was formed in 1935 out of a reorganization of Paramount Publix Corporation. The company was divided in 1949 in a court-ordered separation of its motion picture production/distribution units and its movie theater chain. The production and distribution division was reorganized as Paramount Pictures Corporation, and the theaters as United Paramount Theatres.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Paul S. Nathan production reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 354
Abstract Paul S. Nathan, writer of the "Rights and Permissions" column in Publishers Weekly, was employed by Paramount Pictures, 1937-1948, to view and report on all new plays in New York and vicinity, concerning story material, actors, designers, and other details of possible motion picture value. Collection consists of Nathan's reports (including plot summaries, critical review, comments, and notes concerning Paramount Pictures), correspondence, an unpublished manuscript, fan letters, and publicity...
Dates: 1937-1948