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 Warner Brothers Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Warner Brothers Records is a record label which was launched on March 19, 1958 by Warner Bros. The label is now a subsidiary of Warner Music Group.
In 1967, Warner Bros. Records was sold for $85 million to Seven Arts Productions and renamed Warner Bros.-Seven Arts.
Two years later, the company was sold to Kinney National Company and reverted to the Warner Bros. name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Warner_Brothers_Records   (257 words)

  
 Warner Bros. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Warner Bros. includes several subsidiary companies, among them Warner Bros. Studios, Warner Bros. Pictures, WB Television, Warner Home Video, Castle Rock Entertainment, Turner Entertainment, Dark Castle Entertainment, DC Comics, and the remnants of Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc., although the former Hanna-Barbera studio is now known as Cartoon Network Studios and is under Turner Broadcasting.
They opened their first theatre, the Cascade, in New Castle, Pennsylvania in 1903, and then in 1904 founded the Pittsburgh-based Duquesne Amusement and Supply Company (the precursor to Warner Bros. Pictures) to distribute films.
Warner Bros. Entertainment is one of the world's largest producers of film and television entertainment.
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 Warner Bros. - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Warner Bros.
Warner Bros Records (now WEA) was formed in the late 1950s, releasing mostly middle-of-the-road pop music; an early signing was the Everly Brothers.
Warner Communications subsidiaries include Sire, which in 1983 signed Madonna.
US film-production company, founded in 1923 by Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack Warner.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Warner+Bros.   (235 words)

  
 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: Warner Bros. Cartoons
Warner and Amblin got together again in 1993 to produce Animaniacs, in which characters called The Warner Brothers (Yakko and Wakko) are among the stars, along with the Warner Sister (Dot).
Warner liked the idea of doing sound cartoons, if only as a way of promoting their vast music library — each release, they stipulated in those early years, must highlight one or more of the songs they owned.
The classic Warner cast was completed in 1936, with the arrival of musical director Carl Stalling — another ex-Disney man — and voice actor Mel Blanc, who was versatile enough to do practically the entire menage single-handed.
www.toonopedia.com /warner.htm   (1292 words)

  
 A Brief History Of Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. emerged by the 1940's as the dominant studio in animated short subjects, a result of the extraordinary talent of the directors, animators, voice talents, writers and musical direction of their production units.
Though he left the studio in 1942, his wacky attitude continued to be an inspiration to Warner Bros. animators for years to come.
Advancing to animator at Warner Bros., under the direction of Tex Avery, Jones worked on the earliest Porky Pig cartoons.
www.animationusa.com /wbmore2.html   (577 words)

  
 Warner Independent Pictures - The Official Site
The Warner Independent Pictures website is the ultimate online destination for information about Warner Bros. Entertainment's Warner Independent Pictures films, featuring sites for new and upcoming releases, an archived library of previous releases, as well as contact information and press materials for each film.
Warner Independent Pictures aims to be a home to films that are adventurous, intimate, personal, taboo-breaking, and experimental, and to artists who explore the unexamined with courage and insight, and in ways that shed new light on the human condition.
Warner Independent Pictures will provide an outlet where artists can express their vision, where ideas and controversies can be aired, where new talent can grow, where new styles and techniques can develop, where the conventional wisdom of tomorrow can first take shape.
wip.warnerbros.com   (2743 words)

  
 Warner Bros Studios
The first Warner Bros studio (where they made "The Jazz Singer") was located in Hollywood, on Sunset Boulevard, in what is now KTLA Television studios.
One way to get inside part of the historic Warner Bros Studios, however, without forking over hard cash, is simply to attend a free taping of a TV sitcom at the studio.
By the way, don't be surprised if your kids recognize the Warner Bros' water tower.
www.seeing-stars.com /Studios/WarnerBrosStudios.shtml   (1031 words)

  
 Time Warner: Warner Bros. Entertainment
Warner Bros. Entertainment stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry, from feature films to television, home video/DVD, animation, comic books, interactive entertainment and games, product and brand licensing, international cinemas and broadcasting.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has recently garnered significant experience in the world of football with licensing partnerships currently including the Federacion Mexicana de Futbol (Mexican National Team) and the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany.
Warner Bros. Pictures set an industry record with three films - Batman Begins, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - each grossing more than $200 million domestically in a single year.
www.timewarner.com /corp/businesses/detail/warner_bros   (799 words)

  
 Warner Bros. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Warner Bros. includes several subsidiary companies, among them Warner Bros. Studios, Warner Bros. Pictures, WB Television, Warner Home Video, Castle Rock Entertainment, Turner Entertainment, Dark Castle Entertainment, DC Comics, and the remnants of Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc., although the former Hanna-Barbera studio is now known as Cartoon Network Studios and is under Turner Broadcasting.
Warner Bros. Entertainment is one of the world's largest producers of film and television entertainment.
Warner bought Schlesinger's cartoon unit in 1944, and in subsequent decades characters such as Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck became central to the company's image.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Warner_Brothers   (2279 words)

  
  WarnerBros. UK
Warner Bros. provides the most complete Entertainment News coverage, Film Trailers, TV Listings, Animated Cartoons and Music.
Join our many other excellent Warner Bros. TV shows and series with lots of humour, comedy, drama, romance, suspense and more on the official site for Warner Bros. Online.
Warner Brothers provides the best entertainment news, film trailers, TV listings, and animated cartoons online.
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Warner Music Group Corp. to Conduct Earnings Conference Call on Friday, May 5, 2006
Warner Music Group Names Todd Moscowitz President, Independent Label Group
LRN Welcomes Warner Music Group Corp. to Roster of Media and Entertainment Companies
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 Warner Bros. Studio Facilities - Your one-stop shop for pre-production, production and post-production needs
The quality and craftsmanship of Warner Bros. is available to you -- whether you are an entertainment or non-entertainment related company.
Click here to visit the Warner Bros. Studio Facilities Sitemap page.
Warner Bros. Studio Facilities - Your one-stop shop for pre-production, production and post-production needs
wbsf.warnerbros.com   (114 words)

  
 Warner Brothers Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Warner Brothers Records is a record label which was launched on March 19, 1958 by Warner Bros..
In 1967, Warner Bros. Records was sold for $85 million to Seven Arts Ltd. and renamed Warner Bros.-Seven Arts.
In 1960, they signed the Everly Brothers (who were previously on Cadence Records) with the first ever million dollar contract in history.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Warner_Brothers_Records   (156 words)

  
 Warner Music Group - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Its printed music operation, Warner Bros. Publications, was sold to Alfred Publishing on December 16, 2004.
Its labels include Warner Bros. Records, Reprise Records, Sire Records, Atlantic Records, Elektra Records, London Records, Rhino Entertainment, Warner Music Australia, Word Entertainment, Warner Western and others.
Warner Music Group is one of the four major record labels.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Warner_Music_Group   (631 words)

  
 Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. also produced a number of action-adventure movies, practically monopolizing the genre of the swashbuckler and forever identifying the name of Errol Flynn with Robin Hood.
During the 1930s, the Warner Bros. Studio became known for producing gritty, dark crime films that were accused of glorifying the gangster lifestyle.
The studio was bought outright by Warner Bros. in the mid-1940s, and in subsequent decades characters such as Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck became central figures of the company's image.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/warner_bros_   (618 words)

  
 Warner Bros. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Warner Bros. (an abbreviation of Warner Bros. Entertainment) is one of the world's largest producers of film and television entertainment.
Warner bought Schlesinger's cartoon unit in 1944, and in subsequent decades characters such as Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck became central to the company's image.
In the late 1990s, Warners obtained rights to the Harry Potter novels, and released the first one in 2001 the second one in 2002 and the third one in 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Warner_Brothers   (1753 words)

  
 Warner Bros. Online - Movie Trailers
The Warner Bros. Trailers site showcases the studio's films -- both past and present -- by offering theatrical trailers in their original form on the Web.
Welcome to the official site for Warner Bros. Trailers, featuring Comedy, Drama, Action, Fantasy, and Sci-Fi Trailers starring stars like Elijah Wood, Keanu Reeves, Robert De Niro, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lopez, Tom Hanks, and others, brought to you by Warner Bros. Studios.
The site offers over 200 trailers from the Warner Bros. library, from Casablanca and The Maltese Falcon to Batman and Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone.
trailers.warnerbros.com /web/index.jsp   (198 words)

  
 Time Warner: Home
America Online?s Jonathan Miller and Time Warner Cable?s Glenn Britt to present at the Bear Stearns Media Conference.
Time Warner announced its first quarter 2005 results on Wednesday, May 4.
Time Warner Inc. will announce its first quarter 2006 results on Wednesday, May 3rd.
www.timewarner.com   (123 words)

  
 Television : Warner Bros. Animation Producing "The Batman" Television News & Info on the Web Newsroom
In early 1999, Warner Bros. Animation took the legend of the Dark Knight into the future with the hit television series, "Batman Beyond," and in fall 2001, Batman appeared with his super hero peers as part of the "Justice League," which debuted to triumphant ratings and acclaim on Cartoon Network.
Warner Bros. Animation, the most awarded animation studio in history, has produced several highly successful Batman interpretations, starting in the early nineties when the Emmy award-winning "Batman: The Animated Series" premiered.
DC Comics, Warner Bros. Animation and The WB Television Network (home of Kids' WB!) are all Warner Bros. Entertainment Companies.
www.azreporter.com /entertainment/television/news/thebatman.html   (910 words)

  
 USC School of Cinema-Television - Warner Bros. Archive
Legendary Warner Bros. films like Doorway to Hell (1930), The Maltese Falcon (1941), Stranger’s on a Train (1954), and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966) are documented from story acquisition to theatrical release.
Warner Bros. has generously given the Archives permission to make copies of documents and stills in collections for research purposes.
The USC Warner Bros. Archives is the largest single studio collection in the world.
www-cntv.usc.edu /resources/resources-wbarchive.cfm   (759 words)

  
 Warner Bros. Records - FAQ
Warner Bros Records is not responsible for product that does not arrive at locations if the address provided by the buyer in their PayPal profile is incorrect.
Warner Bros. Records may make some merchandise items available for pre-order before they become available elsewhere in stores or are actually released to the public.
Warner Bros Records is not responsible for product that does not arrive at international locations if the address provided by the buyer is incorrect.
www.warnerreprise.com /ebay/faq.html   (1123 words)

  
 A Brief History Of Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. emerged by the 1940's as the dominant studio in animated short subjects, a result of the extraordinary talent of the directors, animators, voice talents, writers and musical direction of their production units.
Though he left the studio in 1942, his wacky attitude continued to be an inspiration to Warner Bros. animators for years to come.
sadore "Friz" Freleng began his career in animation for Walt Disney in the 1920's and joined Warner Bros. in 1930, receiving screen credit on their very first cartoon 'Sinkin' In The Bathtub'.
www.animationusa.com /wbmore2.html   (577 words)

  
 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: Warner Bros. Cartoons
Warner and Amblin got together again in 1993 to produce Animaniacs, in which characters called The Warner Brothers (Yakko and Wakko) are among the stars, along with the Warner Sister (Dot).
Warner liked the idea of doing sound cartoons, if only as a way of promoting their vast music library — each release, they stipulated in those early years, must highlight one or more of the songs they owned.
The classic Warner cast was completed in 1936, with the arrival of musical director Carl Stalling &; another ex-Disney man — and voice actor Mel Blanc, who was versatile enough to do practically the entire menage single-handed.
www.toonopedia.com /warner.htm   (1272 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Warner Bros. Cartoons
It also became a metonym for the classic Warner Bros. animation department in general, even for years after the building was abandoned, condemned and torn down.
Hollywood history and culture Looney Tunes is a Warner Brothers cartoon series that preceded the Merrie Melodies series, and is both WBs first animated theatrical series and the second longest continuous animated series in any medium.
Melvin Jerome Blanc, better known as Mel Blanc, (May 30, 1908 - July 10, 1989) was a famous American voice actor for many animation studios, primarily the Warner Brothers and Hanna-Barbera studios.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Warner-Bros.-Cartoons   (1107 words)

  
 Warner Bros. [us]
Warner Bros. has 4 in development credits available on IMDbPro.com.
Distributor (as Warner Bros. Pictures) (an AOL Time Warner company)
Distributor (2005) (USA) (TV) (as Warner Bros. Pictures)
www.imdb.com /company/co0035989   (1166 words)

  
 Warner Bros. Cartoons Filmography
This site is neither sponsored nor authorized by Warner Bros. Visit Warner Bros. Offical KIDS Site.
Obligatory Legal Stuff: LOONEY TUNES characters, names, and all related indicia are trademarks of Warner Bros. © 2005.
Warner Bros. Cartoons Filmography And Title Card Gallery
www.davemackey.com /animation/wb   (229 words)

  
 Warner Bros. Scores Four Greenlights - 5/12/2005 3:43:00 PM - Broadcasting & Cable - CA601180
Also from Warner Bros. TV, it is about a small Florida town invaded by aliens in the wake of a devastating hurricane.
By Jim Benson -- Broadcasting & Cable, 5/12/2005 3:43:00 PM Warner Bros. Television looks to be a big early winner in the network lottery that determines pilot pickups, with four of its series reportedly getting the go-ahead to start staffing up with writers.
At The WB, another sci-fi entry, Supernatural, from Warner Bros. TV and Wonderland Sound & Vision, looks good.
www.broadcastingcable.com /article/CA601180.html?display=Breaking+News   (324 words)

  
 Roth Extends Deal With Warner Bros. - 4/27/2006 3:20:00 PM - Broadcasting & Cable - CA6329052
Warner Bros. already produces Nip/Tuck and The Closer for cable, but its primary focus under Roth, the former Fox Entertainment president who joined Warner Bros. in March 1999, continues to be on the more profitable broadcast network business.
This past season, Warner Bros. placed 33 series on the prime time schedule, including a record 17 returning shows, 11 new programs and five for midseason.
The new Warner Horizon unit is expected to operate with a separate staff.
broadcastingcable.com /article/CA6329052.html?...&spacedesc=news   (333 words)

  
 WebWire® Warner Bros. International Television Distribution Signs Long-Term Free Television Output Deal with Televisa
Warner Bros. International Television Distribution is one of the world’s largest distributors of feature films, television programs and animation to the international television marketplace (broadcast, pay cable, basic cable, satellite, pay-per-view, video-on-demand, digital platforms, etc.).
(December 6, 2005 - Burbank, CA & Mexico City) - Warner Bros. International Television Distribution (WBITD) has signed a long-term free television output deal with Mexico’s largest commercial television broadcaster Grupo Televisa, it was announced today by Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, President, Warner Bros. International Television and Alberto Ciurana, Televisa’s VP of Programming.
It has interests in television production and broadcasting, programming for pay television, international distribution of television programming, direct-to-home satellite services, publishing and publishing distribution, cable television, radio production and broadcasting, professional sports and show business promotions, paging services, feature film production and distribution, dubbing, and the operation of a horizontal internet portal.
www.webwire.com /ViewPressRel.asp?aId=6551   (280 words)

  
 Warner Bros. Television's Peter Roth
They were working with as restricted a budget as any that I have been associated with since I have been at Warner Bros. And because they began that show with a mind-set that they could not exceed their budget, it forced them to think and operate in a completely unique and different way.
As the president of Warner Bros. Television, he sits at the helm of the studio that for the last two seasons has been producing the greatest number of prime-time hits, and has created two of the longest-running hits ever, Friends and ER.
In fact, for the 2003–04 TV season, Warner Bros. supplied two or more shows to each of the six U.S broadcast networks—ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, UPN and The WB—and had 27 series airing in prime time.
www.worldscreen.com /print.php?filename=0504roth   (3057 words)

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