Showing posts with label Ronald Colman. Show all posts
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Monday, November 28, 2016

United Artists stars & producers gather to protest the Fox West Coast Theater monopoly, November 1930

"We'll show our pictures in tents!" they said.

L-R: Al Jolson, Mary Pickford, Ronald Colman, Gloria Swanson, Douglas Fairbanks, Joseph Schenck, Charlie, Samuel Goldwyn & Eddie Cantor.

Modern Screen, Feb. 1931. Click to enlarge.

What did Chaplin have to say?

Santa Cruz Evening News, Nov. 29, 1930

(City Lights premiered January 30th, 1931 at the newly constructed Los Angeles Theater.) 

Fox West Coast and United Artists eventually reached a compromise in August 1931. Read more about it here.

L-R: Douglas Fairbanks, Gloria Swanson, Mary Pickford, Chaplin

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

British journalists visit United Artists, 1929

Back row (L-R): Henry C. Owen, Lili Damita, Ralph D. Blumenfeld, Joseph Schenck, Camilla Horn, Ronald Colman, Lady Peake, John Barrymore (in costume for Eternal Love), Vilma Banky. Front row: Samuel Goldwyn, William J. Locke, Charles Igglesden, Chaplin, W. J. T. Collins, Alan Pitt Robbins.