CHAPTER 14The Movie Company as Financier-Distributor




by DAVID V. PICKER, a third generation motion picture executive as well as an Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe nominated producer. He has been president of three major film studios—United Artists, Paramount and Columbia—and responsible for such iconic films as Tom Jones, the James Bond series, the Beatles’ A Hard Day’s Night and Help!, Midnight Cowboy, Last Tango in Paris, Lenny, The Crucible, The Jerk and many others. Among the many European filmmakers he brought to United Artists were Federico Fellini, Ingmar Bergman, François Truffaut, Louis Malle and Sergio Leone. Mr. Picker is a member of the board of the Producers Guild of America and is Chairman Emeritus of the Producers Guild ...

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