Motion Picture News

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Motion Picture News
Motion Picture News cover (March 1917).jpg
Cover from March 1917
Categories Entertainment
Frequency Weekly
Publisher William A. Johnston
First issue September 1913; 104 years ago (1913-09)
Company Exhibitors' Time Inc.
Country United States
Based in New York City, U.S.
Language English

The Motion Picture News was an American film industry trade paper published from 1913 to 1930.


The publication was created through the 1913 merger of the Moving Picture News founded in 1908 and The Exhibitors' Times, founded only earlier in 1913.[1][2]

Director Perry N. Vekroff and actors Frankie Mann and Stuart Holmes the during production of Trailed by Three (1920), shown reading the Motion Picture News

After being acquired by Martin Quigley in 1930, the publication was merged with Exhibitors' Herald World to form the Motion Picture Herald.[3][4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Grau, Robert (1914). The Theatre of Science, p. 247
  2. ^ Abel, Richard (ed.) (2005). Encyclopedia of Early Cinema, p. 646
  3. ^ (22 December 1930). The Press: Cinema Corner,Time
  4. ^ (15 December 1930). Film Magazines Merge, The New York Times

External links[edit]

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