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Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)


Administrative History

Warner Bros. Pictures was a motion picture production and distribution company. The company was incorporated in 1923, and was renamed Warner Bros.-Seven Arts Limited in 1967.

Green, F. The film finds its tongue, 1929.

Int’l. mo. pic. alm., 1986 (Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. conducted business from 1923 to 1967 ; it existed as Warner Bros.-Seven Arts Limited from July 15, 1967 through July 8, 1969 when it became known as Warner Bros. Inc.)

American film-index, 1916-1920, 1984 (Warner’s Features was established by the four Warner brothers in 1912; in 1923 it became Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc.)

Little beau Porky [MP] 1936 (released by Warner Bros. Productions Corp.)

Wikipedia, Sept. 3, 2010 (First National; From 1941 to 1958, most Warner Bros. films bore the combined trademarks "A Warner Bros.-First National Picture")

IMDB, Dec. 22, 2010 (Warner Bros. Pictures; motion picture production and distribution company)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Argosy Pictures Corporation business records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1849
Scope and Contents

The records provide insight into legal and tax aspects of film production, as well as documenting the search for suitable story material and researching aspects of a film before production. Includes correspondence; legal, financial, and personnel records; story ideas; a scrapbook; photographs; and other documentation.

Dates: 1939-1958

James B. and Donna King Conkling papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2020
Scope and Contents

Contains the personal and professional papers of James B. and Donna King Conkling.

Dates: approximately 1930-1989