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  • Columbia Pictures: portrait of a studio edited by Bernard F. Dick (Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky, c1992).
  • The Merchant Prince of Poverty Row: Harry Cohn of Columbia Pictures by Bernard F. Dick (Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky, c1993).
  • Fast fade: David Puttnam, Columbia Pictures, and the battle for Hollywood by Andrew Yule (New York, N.Y.: Delacorte Press, c1989).
  • Hail, Columbia by Rochelle Larkin (New Rochelle, N.Y.: Arlington House, 1975).
  • The Columbia comedy shorts: two-reel Hollywood film comedies, 1933-1958  by Ted Okuda with Edward Watz; foreword by Emil Sitka; introduction by Edward Bernds (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, c1986).
For more information about locating any of the above books, visit this page: Classic Movie Merchandise: Books.



  • "Columbia's Sensational 60; Harry Cohn's Empire: It Didn't Just Happen One Night. Now, A Celebration Of a Cinematic Success Story." The Washington Post (January 15, 1984): K1.

About the logo:

  • Rotzoll, Brenda Warner.  "Columbia's mystery model may have landed in Chicago."  Chicago Sun-Times (February 26, 2000): 5.
  • Brown, Scott and Angela Cason.  "A Real Head Case."  Entertainment Weekly (11 August 2000): 12.
  • Jones, Rebecca.  "Bridge Was Planned to Frame Mountains."  The Denver Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Co.) (8 May 1998): 2D.
  • Guillaud, Betty.  "Playwright Albee Signs on to Direct a Mystery Play."  The Times-Picayune  (7 February 1995): D3.
  • "Media Talk: In Print and On the Air: Columbia lady, Old Spice man receive market-driven makeovers." The Atlanta Journal and Constitution (21 September 1993): D3.
  • Walker, Michael.  "Palm Latitudes: The Biz: What's in a logo?"  Los Angeles Times (12 September 1993): Magazine 14.
  • Donze, Elizabeth.  "Forever on the Late Show: N.O Artist Updates Icon."  The Times-Picayune (29 August 1993): 1A1.
  • Fox, David J.  "Film Clips: A Look inside Hollywood and the Movies: Too Hip, Gotta Change; What we have here is a woman ready for the '90s."  Los Angeles Times (8 March 1992): 24.
  • Wharton, David.  "A Big Hand for Amelia: Former Actress Enjoys New-Found Fame as Model for Studio's Logo."  The Los Angeles Times (13 August 1987): IX 1.
  • "Columbia Pictures Industries adopts new corporate logo. Ends use of lady with torch."  The Wall Street Journal (24 September 1975): 29.

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