United Artists, Volume 2, 1951-1978: The Company That Changed the Film Industry

United Artists, Volume 2, 1951-1978: The Company That Changed the Film Industry

Tino Balio


during this moment quantity of Tino Balio’s historical past of United Artists, he examines the turnaround of the corporate within the palms of Arthur Krim and Robert Benjamin within the Fifties, while United Artists devised a winning procedure in line with the financing and distribution of self sustaining creation that remodeled the corporate into an chief. Drawing on company documents and interviews, Balio follows United Artists via its merger with Transamerica within the Nineteen Sixties and its sale to MGM after the monetary debacle of the movie Heaven’s Gate. With its cognizance to the function of movie as either an artwork shape and an monetary establishment, United Artists: the corporate that modified the movie Industry is an critical learn of 1 company’s fortunes from the Nineteen Fifties to the Nineteen Eighties and a clear-eyed research of the movie as a whole.
    This version contains an extended advent that examines the heritage of United Artists from 1978 to 2008, in addition to an account of Arthur Krim’s try and reflect UA’s good fortune at Orion photos from 1978 to 1991.

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