United Paramount Theatres, one of the largest chain of cinemas in the United States, was divested from Paramount Pictures as a result of the 1948 United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc. Supreme Court case. Cinemaaustraliajpg|thumb|A movie theater in Australia ]]A movie theater, movie theatre, picture theatre or cinema is a venue The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Paramount Pictures Corporation is an American motion picture production and Distribution company, based in Hollywood California. United States v Paramount Pictures, Inc, 334 US 131 ( 1948) (also known as the Hollywood Antitrust Case of 1948, the Paramount
The company was formed by Paramount from Balaban and Katz and other properties. The first incarnation of the Balaban and Katz Theatre corporation appeared in 1916 in Chicago by A
- 1949: United Paramount Theatres was formed. Year 1949 ( MCMXLIX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The company was divested from Paramount on December 31, 1949.
- 1953: The chain merged with the American Broadcasting Company. Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The American Broadcasting Company ( ABC) is an American Television network. The merged company was named American Broadcasting-Paramount Theatres.
- 1968: American Broadcasting-Paramount Theatres was renamed American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. Year 1968 ( MCMLXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. , with the theater chain renamed ABC Theatres.
- 1974: The movie theaters were sold. Year 1974 ( MCMLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the 1974 Gregorian calendar.
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