Cinema: North Formosa Novelties

Formed in 1919 by a group of cinemactors who felt that they could make more money producing and distributing their own pictures than by working for someone else. United Artists Corp. developed gradually into something else: an enormously high-powered distribution organization, fed by a loosely organized group of producers who function independently in its huge, rambling studio on Hollywood's North Formosa Avenue. From North Formosa Avenue on a single i afternoon last week went two pieces of cinema news lively enough to put the triumph of A Midsummer Night's Dream on inside pages...

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