To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

Commonwealth United Entertainment

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Commonwealth United Entertainment
IndustryFilmed entertainment
Defunct1971; 53 years ago (1971)
FateBroken up and sold
SuccessorLibrary:
Paramount Pictures
(through Melange Pictures)
Key people
Milton T. Raynor
OwnerMilton T. Raynor ( -1967)
ParentCommonwealth United Corporation (1967-1971)

Commonwealth United Entertainment (generally referred to as Commonwealth United; abbreviated as CUE), formerly known as Television Enterprises Corporation (abbreviated as TEC), was an American film & TV production and distribution company active to 1971. It was headed by Milton T. Raynor.[1]

The company was sometimes considered one of the "instant majors" of the late 1960s.[li 1] Its parent company briefly operated a record label, Commonwealth United Records (abbreviated as CUR),[2] as well as a TV production & distribution company, Commonwealth United Television (abbreviated as CUT).[3] It produced films through its in-house film studio, Commonwealth United Productions (abbreviated as CUP),[4] which would eventually become Commonwealth United Pictures (abbreviated as CUP).[5]

YouTube Encyclopedic

  • 1/3
    Views:
    3 581
    7 408
    31 010
  • Commonwealth United Entertainment/Filmadora Universal (1971)
  • Motion Epics Video Company (partial)/Commonwealth United Corporation
  • Commonwealth United (1971)

Transcription

History

Commonwealth United Corporation
IndustryEntertainment
PredecessorReal Properties Corporation
Founded1965 (1965)
Defunct1971; 53 years ago (1971)
FateDissolved
DivisionsCommonwealth United Entertainment
Commonwealth United Television
Commonwealth United Records
Commonwealth United Pictures

Commonwealth United Corporation (abbreviated as CUC) was originally a real estate holding company formed in 1961 as the Real Properties Corporation. It changed its name to CUC in 1965.[6] In 1967, CUC acquired TEC.[li 1] Milton T. Raynor moved to California and became vice-president at TEC. Later, Raynor took over ownership.[1]

Commonwealth United Entertainment

In 1967, CUC acquired The Landau-Unger Company, with Ely Landau becoming president and CEO and Oliver A. Unger as executive vice-president.[7] It also acquired TEC[li 1] and was renamed Commonwealth United.[1] In 1967, Commonwealth United produced 17 theatrical films and purchased publishing and recording interests.[li 1] The Max Factor family financed That Cold Day in the Park, a movie directed by Robert Altman that Commonwealth United released in 1969.[li 2] By 1971, Commonwealth United was $80 million in debt. The company's film rights, foreign and domestic, were acquired by National Telefilm Associates and American International Pictures respectively.[li 1]

Select Credits

References

  1. ^ a b c (24 April 2002). Milton Raynor obituary. Variety. accessed September 22, 2012.
  2. ^ "Commonwealth United Records USA". A division of Commonwealth United Corporation
  3. ^ International Television Almanac. Quigley Publishing Company. 1972. Commonwealth United Television , Inc. ( A division of Commonwealth United Corp- oration . )
  4. ^ Goudsouzian, Aram (2004). Sidney Poitier: Man, Actor, Icon. Univ of North Carolina Press. ISBN 978-0-8078-2843-4. Producer: Ely Landau, Commonwealth United Productions
  5. ^ "Billboard" (PDF).
  6. ^ Slide, Anthony The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry Routledge, 25 Feb 2014
  7. ^ "Commonwealth Buy of Landau-Unger To Give Show Biz Accent to Holding Co". Variety. August 9, 1967. p. 7.
  1. ^ a b c d e Page 10.
  2. ^ The Auteur Cinema. Page 89.

External links

This page was last edited on 1 June 2024, at 02:18
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.