19 Facts About Warner Bros


Warner Bros worked successfully in that post for two years and turned its losses into profits.

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Warner Bros assigned Bacon to "more expensive productions including Footlight Parade, Wonder Bar, Broadway Gondolier", and Gold Diggers that saved the company from bankruptcy.

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In 1933, Warner Bros was able to link up with newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst's Cosmopolitan Films.

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Warner Bros, however, did not think Bogart was star material, and cast Bogart in infrequent roles as a villain opposite either James Cagney or Edward Robinson over the next five years.

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Warner Bros's traveled to England and tried to break her contract.

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Cagney claimed Warner Bros had forced him to star in more films than his contract required.

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Jack Warner Bros had little regard for the company's short film product and reputedly was so ignorant about the animation division of the studio that he was mistakenly convinced that the unit produced cartoons of Mickey Mouse, the flagship character of Walt Disney Productions.

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Warner Bros sold off the unit's pre-August 1948 library for $3, 000 each, which proved a shortsighted transaction in light of its eventual value.

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Warner Bros responded by sending 150 telegrams to different film production companies, warning them not to hire her for any role.

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Jack Warner Bros continued to refuse to meet Screen Actors Guild salary demands.

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On January 5, 1948, Warner Bros offered the first color newsreel, covering the Tournament of Roses Parade and the Rose Bowl Game.

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On February 13, 1956, Jack Warner Bros sold the rights to all of the studio's pre-1950 films to Associated Artists Productions.

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Warner Bros felt that Berle was not strong enough to carry a film and that people would not pay to see the man they could see on television for free.

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In 1963, Warner Bros agreed to a "rescue takeover" of Frank Sinatra's Reprise Records.

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Jack Warner Bros was outraged by the Hymans' sale, and decided to move into independent production.

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Warner Bros retired in 1973 and died from serious health complications of heart inflammation in September 1978.

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Warner Bros's titles were chairman of the board and Co-Chief Executive Officer.

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The Time Warner Bros merger was almost derailed when Paramount Communications, launched a $12.

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Warner Bros commissioned a new corporate typeface that is modeled upon the "WB" lettering.

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