Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1914/05/08 Utah theatre owner, W W Hodkinson with Jesse Lasky, Adolph Zukor, Hobart Bosworth and others, merge 11 film rental bureaus to create the first nation wide distributor of feature films, Paramount Pictures. Established American Lightning - The Birth Of Hollywood
1918/02/00 Famous Players Lasky Corporation absorbs Paramount Pictures, their distribution subsidiary into the company, combining production, distribution and exhibition in one company. Merge
1920/00/00 Paramount Studios is originally built by Famous Players-Lasky to be close to the Broadway theater district. The Astor Room was the "commissary" for stars such as W C Fields, Gloria Swanson and the Marx Brothers in between takes in the movie studio. Owner Kaufman Astoria Studios New York City
1923/02/11 Directed by Robert G Vignola, Paramount Pictures release "Adam and Eva", a comedy silent picture starring Marion Davies. Made at Marion Castle, the film was a hit at the box office, but only one reel survives at the Library of Congress. Studio Marion Castle, Terre Bonne Stamford, CT
1926/01/07 "Moana " is released. Studio Moana
1926/03/01 The Plaza Theatre opens with a private showing of the romance film "Nell Gwyn" and several live events on stage. Produced and directed by Herbert Wilcox, "Nell Gwyn" is a British National Pictures starring Dorothy Gish, Randle Ayrton and Juliette Compton. Distributor Paramount and Universal Cinemas, London London
1927/00/00 Carlton Theatre is built for Adolph Zukor's Paramount Pictures Inc. Studio Cineworld Haymarket London
1929/10/07 Directed by Rouben Mamoulian, "Applause" staring Helen Morgan, Jack Cameron and Joan Peers premieres at Criterion Theatre at 1514-16 Broadway, New York. Built for Oscar Hammerstein I as the Olympia Theatre in 1895, it was razed in 1935. Studio Applause
1931/08/31 "Tabu" is released. Studio Tabu: A Story of the South Seas
1936/11/27 "Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor " is released. Studio Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor
1937/05/30 "Republic Steel Strike Riot" is recorded by Paramount News. "At the Height of the Battle--Here are policemen using their nightsticks and tear gas to subdue the attackers." description in Chicago Tribune Studio Republic Steel Strike Riot Newsreel Footage Chicago Illinois
1950/01/01 After many corporate name changes the company becomes the Paramount Pictures Corporation.
1950/12/27 In US District Court W D Oklahoma, Griffith Amusement Companies and hollywood film distributors are charged with monopolizing the exhibition of feature pictures and the operation of first and second run theatres in violation of the Sherman Act. Defendant United States v. Griffith Amusement Co
1954/00/00 "Sabrina" is released. Studio Sabrina
1955/00/00 "Artists and Models " is released. Studio Artists and Models
1962/04/13 "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" is released. Studio The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
1963/00/00 "Donovan's Reef " is released. Studio Donovan's Reef
1969/06/05 Directed by Peter Collinson, "The Italian Job", heist film starring Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone, Tony Beckley, Rossano Brazzi and Maggie Blye opens at the Plaza Cinema in London. Studio The Italian Job (1969 film) Paramount and Universal Cinemas, London London
1969/10/15 "Paint Your Wagon " is released. Studio Paint Your Wagon
1972/03/15 The Godfather's New York premiere Studio The Godfather
1974/00/00 "The Conversation" wins the Palme d'Or at the 1974 Cannes Film Festival. Studio The Conversation Cannes Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur
1974/12/20 "The Godfather, Part II " is released. Studio The Godfather, Part II
1981/00/00 "The Godfather 1902" is released. Studio The Godfather 1902-1959: The Complete Epic
1988/08/12 "Tucker: The Man and His Dream " is released. Studio Tucker: The Man and His Dream
1990/12/25 "The Godfather, Part III " is released. Studio The Godfather, Part III
1992/00/00 "The Godfather Trilogy: 1901" is released. Studio The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980
1999/11/19 "Sleepy Hollow " is released. Studio Sleepy Hollow (film)
2002/03/01 "We Were Soldiers " is released. Studio We Were Soldiers
2003/05/30 Directed by F Gary Gray, "The Italian Job", heist film starring Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Jason Statham, Seth Green, Mos Def and Donald Sutherland is released in the US by Paramount Pictures. Studio The Italian Job (2003 film)
2006/05/24 "An Inconvenient Truth" a documentary by US Vice President Al Gore opens in NYC and Los Angeles. The film states that "unless drastic measures to reduce greenhouse gasses are taken within the next ten years, the world will reach a point of no return." Film Distributor Climate Change
2011/00/00 "Thor " is released. Studio Thor
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