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The Columbia story

Author: Clive Hirschhorn
Publisher: New York : Crown, 1990, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Columbia story is a remarkable one-- not just because of the studio's development from truly humble beginnings into a mighty corporate giant, but also because much of it's success was due to the personality and talent-spotting genius of one man: Harry Cohn, it's president for over 30 years. This book is as much a tribute to him as it it to the great catalog of enduring movies made under his all-pervasive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hirschhorn, Clive.
Columbia story.
New York : Crown, 1990, ©1989
(OCoLC)551428390
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Hirschhorn
ISBN: 0517575582 9780517575581
OCLC Number: 20390957
Description: 400 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: The early years --
1930-1939 --
1940-1949 --
1950-1959 --
1960-1969 --
1970-1979 --
1980-1988 --
The Columbia story continued: Serials --
Series --
Short series --
Westerns --
Cartoons --
Shorts --
Oscars --
Documentaries --
British films --
Foreign and independent films.
Responsibility: Clive Hirschhorn.

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"The Columbia story is a remarkable one-- not just because of the studio's development from truly humble beginnings into a mighty corporate giant, but also because much of it's success was due to the personality and talent-spotting genius of one man: Harry Cohn, it's president for over 30 years. This book is as much a tribute to him as it it to the great catalog of enduring movies made under his all-pervasive guidance."--publisher description.

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