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The recent $3.4 billion purchase of Columbia Pictures by Sony Corporation focused attention on a studio that had survived one of Hollywood's worst scandals under David Begelman, as well as ownership by Coca-Cola and David Puttnam's misguided attempt to bring back the studio's glory days. Columbia Pictures traces Columbia's history from its beginnings as the CBC Film Sales Company (nicknamed -Corned Beef and Cabbage-) through the regimes of Harry Cohn and his successors, and concludes with a vivid portrait of today's ...

Columbia Pictures 1991, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington

ISBN-13: 9780813117690