Metro Pictures

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Metro Pictures Corporation was a motion picture production company founded in early 1915 in Jacksonville, Florida. It was a forerunner of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The company produced its films in New York, Los Angeles, and sometimes at leased facilities in Fort Lee, New Jersey.[1] It was purchased in 1919.

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Metro Pictures Corporation
IndustryFilm studio
PredecessorSolax Studios
FoundedJune 23, 1915; 108 years ago (1915-06-23)
FounderRichard A. Rowland
George Grombacker
Louis B. Mayer
DefunctApril 17, 1924; 99 years ago (1924-04-17)
FateMerged with Goldwyn Pictures and Louis B. Mayer Pictures to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
SuccessorsStudio:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Library:
Warner Bros.
(through Turner Entertainment Co.)
Public domain
HeadquartersHeidelberg Building, ,
Key people
Richard A. Rowland (President)
Louis B. Mayer (secretary)
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