Record ID:
35561408 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
Description conventions:
  • rda
LC number:
  • n 50057783
Fields of activity:
  • Motion picture production
  • Motion picture distribution
Used for:
  • United Artists (Firm : 1919-1986)
  • MGM/UA Entertainment Co. United Artists
See also:
  • In 1981 United Artists Corporation was sold to MGM Film Company. In 1983 the parent body changed its name to MGM/UA Entertainment Co. Works by these bodies are found under the name used at the time of publication.
  • United Artists Corporation was a motion picture production and distribution company. The company was established by Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith in 1919. In 1981 the company was purchased by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and merged to form MGM/UA Entertainment. It operated as a subsidiary unit within MGM/UA until the sale of the company in 1986.
  • The African Queen. [MP] 1951.
  • Pumpkin, 2002 credits (United Artists, an MGM company)
  • Int. dir. of company histories, 2007 p. 263 (founded 1919 by Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith) p. 266 (purchased by MGM in 1981; merged to form MGM/UA Entertainment Co.) p. 267 (MGM/UA purchased in 1986, United Artists sold as a separate company; name changed to MGM/UA Communications)
  • Wikipedia, Jan. 28, 2011 (motion picture production, distribution company)
  • United Artists, 1987 p. 342 (United Artists merged with MGM to form MGM/UA Entertainment Company; UA continued operations as a subsidiary of MGM) p. 343 (MGM/UA sold to Ted Turner in 1986, former MGM owner Kerkorian repurchased UA, called United Artists Pictures; neither the original company or successor company; new company owning assets of former United Artists)
Local system number:
  • (AuCNL)250825
  • 000000564675
  • abv00468238
Cataloguing source:
Authentication code:
  • kin