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  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
MGM's biggest cartoon stars, however, were the cat-and-mouse duo of Tom and Jerry, created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
Schary's reign at MGM had been marked with few bona-fide hits, and his departure (along with the retirement of Schenck in 1955) left a power vacuum that would prove difficult to fill.
MGM and Sony agreed on a purchase price of nearly $5 billion, of which about $2 billion was to pay off MGM debt [1] [2].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/MGM   (2363 words)

 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: MGM Studios Cartoons
From the 1920s through the '40s, MGM was probably the fanciest and most prestigious of Hollywood's movie studios.
Harman and Ising quickly succeeded in making MGM a major player in the cartoon market, and their reward was to be booted out.
Tex Avery came to MGM in 1942, bringing the studio another Oscar the same year with his very first release, The Blitz Wolf.
www.toonopedia.com /mgm.htm   (1021 words)

 MGM Grand Las Vegas - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
The hotel known as the "MGM Grand" used to be about a mile north of the current location on the Las Vegas Strip, at the site now occupied by Bally.
On December 5, 2002, MGM Mirage announced that the former theme park would be developed as a luxury condominium and hotel complex.
Originally, the MGM Grand was built with an extensive Wizard of Oz theme (hence the green "Emerald City" color of the building) and was decorated extensively with Wizard of Oz memorabilia.
www.music.us /education/M/MGM-Grand-Las-Vegas.htm   (517 words)

 MGM Transformer Company
MGM Transformer Company was established in 1975 as a dry transformer manufacturer.
By 1990, MGM Transformer had grown to become the largest independent transformer manufacturer west of the Mississippi.
MGM Transformer Company has responded to this new demand with an engineering staff that specializes in the application and design of these sophisticated systems.
www.mgm-transformer.com   (276 words)

 Cinetext.net profile: MGM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In September 2004 MGM's acquisition by a Sony-led consortium was announced 'in principle'.
MGM was established in 1924 as Metro-Goldwyn Pictures through the merger of Metro Pictures, Samuel Goldwyn Picture Corporation and the Louis B. Mayer Pictures Company.
MGM was sold to Kerkorian and Australia's Seven Network in 1996.
www.cinetext.net /profiles/mgm.htm   (1684 words)

 The Digital Bits - The MGM DVD Lawsuit: Our Two Cents
A bit on the lawsuit itself: Two guys have apparently sued MGM and are inviting other consumers to benefit in a class action, which MGM has settled out of court.
MGM's widescreen DVD version is on the left, while Criterion's previously released DVD version is on the right.
This seems really to be the grounds upon which MGM agreed to the settlement.
www.thedigitalbits.com /articles/mgmsuit/mgmsuit.html   (1757 words)

 The MGM Records Story
MGM issues thousands of singles, EPs, and albums from it's birth in 1946 until it was subsumed into PolyGram in the mid-1970s.
MGM was considered to buy performers away from other labels rather than to build up new talents.
Under MGM executive Mike Curb (later to be Lieutenant Governor of California), in 1970 MGM fired 18 groups from its roster who had publicized the use of drugs in their songs.
www.bsnpubs.com /mgm/mgmstory.html   (1361 words)

 USATODAY.com - Sony-led group near purchase of MGM studio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The sale of MGM would mark another milestone for 87-year-old billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, who owns 75% of the last major independent film studio.
Kerkorian has seen the fortunes of MGM revive in recent years and feels it is an opportune time to cash out.
MGM CEO Alex Yemenidjian has embraced a strategy of making low-cost movies that spawn low-cost sequels, such as the Barbershop and Jeepers Creepers films.
www.usatoday.com /money/media/2004-06-17-mgm_x.htm   (525 words)

 Forbes.com: Kerkorian, bidding for Vivendi, may surprise again   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
MGM's production company lacks the backlot and sound stages to make movies and TV shows, while Universal runs one of the biggest such operations in Hollywood.
MGM would beef up its position in cable programming by putting its stakes in WE: Women's Entertainment, the Independent Film Channel and American Movie Classics together with Vivendi's formidable cable channels, USA and Sci Fi.
He sold MGM to Ted Turner for $1.5 billion in 1986, bought it back without the library for half the price, then sold it again to an Italian financier for $1.3 billion.
www.forbes.com /markets/newswire/2003/06/26/rtr1013076.html   (753 words)

 Boston.com / Business / Technology / Sony group to buy MGM
MGM said its management will recommend the deal, which it called a ''proposed merger" to its board, by Sept. 27.
Sony is expected to shutter MGM's current production, with the possible exception of the ''James Bond" franchise.
Time Warner had been seen as the front-runner for MGM going into the weekend.
www.boston.com /business/technology/articles/2004/09/14/sony_group_to_buy_mgm   (272 words)

 MGM (disambiguation) Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Looking For mgm disambiguation - Find mgm disambiguation and more at Lycos Search.
MGM Mirage - A Las Vegas, Nevada based owner of casinos and hotels
MGM is the airport code of Dannelly Field in Montgomery, Alabama, USA
search.localcolorart.com /search/encyclopedia/MGM_(disambiguation)   (239 words)

 MGM: Final bows
Marking the true end of an era, MGM will cease to be a stand-alone studio this year once its purchase by a Sony-led consortium is completed.
While MGM celebrated its history when the Cole Porter biopic "De-Lovely" played as the closing-night attraction at the Festival de Cannes, back in the United States, "Barbershop 2: Back in Business" established itself as an urban hit.
Meanwhile, MGM is pressing ahead with a number of new projects, including its next James Bond movie, which Martin Campbell has signed on to direct.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /thr/film/feature_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000745947   (661 words)

 MGM Targets Home Page
of MGM as a target source is sincerely appreciated.
I know that you can spend your money any place you choose, and that freedom is important to me. It helps us remember that we have to manufacture a higher quality product, and offer better service if we want to earn your business.
It has been MGM's policy from the beginning to include the delivery charges on nearly all of our products, in our published pricing.
www.mgmtargets.com   (491 words)

 The Disney-MGM Studios
The Disney MGM Studios is divided into 'famous' streets and areas such as:
As soon as you enter the Disney MGM Studios you will feel like you’re in Hollywood in the 1930s.
At the top of each page there is a drop down list box "MGM Transportation" which allows you to navigate throughout the Studios.
pages.prodigy.net /disneyworld/mgm/mgm.htm   (473 words)

 mgm.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
This is the fastest way to get your resume to us.
Additionally, since MGM maintains a searchable database, you only need to submit your resume once.
MGM is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in accordance with Federal and State Law.
sh.webhire.com /Public/559   (132 words)

 Randy's MGM Cartoon Page
This character was created by Tex Avery, who directed the series until he left mgm in 1954, and was based on the character Wallace Wimple of the "Fibber McGee and Molly Show".
After "Happy Harmonies" Hugh Harman returned to MGM and created a new series using a familiar formula.
These are an absolutely tremendous group of cartoons not to be missed.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/6859/mgm.html   (226 words)

 Variety.com - MGM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Overview: Any conversation about MGM's 2004 begins and ends with the studio's deal to be acquired by Sony and a consortium of investors for nearly $5 billion.
"Obviously, this was a different type of year for us because of the transaction," says MGM vice chairman Chris McGurk.
www.variety.com /article/VR1117916269?categoryid=1866&cs=1   (309 words)

 Non-stick MGM Cartoon Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The Non-Stick MGM Cartoon page is dedicated to the historical reference of MGM Classic animation.
This site is not endorsed by MGM The creators and maintainers of this web site take no responsibility for the information provided herein.
The use of such material falls under Fair use provisions.
www.nonstick.com /mgm   (72 words)

 Disney MGM Studios Information and Guide - Attractions reviews photos discussion message boards
Disney MGM Studios Information and Guide - Attractions reviews photos discussion message boards
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No parts of this site are to be reproduced without permission.
www.mgmstudios.org   (623 words)

 EarthCam - Las Vegas - MGM Grand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Perched outside the famous MGM GRAND Hotel in the desert paradise of Las Vegas, this live cam pans and zooms to include the famous MGM Lion, New York, New York Hotel and Casino, and the excitement surrounding the intersection at Tropicana and Las Vegas Boulevard.
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www.earthcam.com /usa/nevada/lasvegas/mgm.html   (85 words)

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