The Columbia Checklist

The Feature Films, Serials, Cartoons and Short Subjects of Columbia Pictures Corporation, 1922–1988


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About the Book

From its beginnings in the 1920s, Columbia Pictures Corporation has churned out an enormous variety of material, wide ranging in quality, subject matter and length. It has also served as a major distributor for foreign and domestically produced independent works.
This thorough reference documents the studio’s 2,371 feature length films, 57 serials, 596 cartoons and 76 miscellaneous short subjects. Release date, running time, major technical personnel, cast, and brief synopsis, when available, are given for each.
Appendices list Columbia’s movie series, Western series and stars, Academy Awards, and the studio’s comedy shorts and their main stars. Complete name index.

About the Author(s)

The late Len D. Martin lived in Houston, Texas.

Bibliographic Details

Len D. Martin
Format: softcover (6 x 9 in 2 vols.)
Pages: 647
Bibliographic Info: appendices, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2007 [1991]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-3103-8
eISBN: 978-1-4766-0961-4
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents


Preface      vi

Historical Overview      vii

Feature Films      1


Serials      405

Cartoons      423

Miscellaneous Short Subjects      451

Independent Short Subjects      455

Appendices      457

Bibliography      489

Name Index      491

Book Reviews & Awards

“detailed data on each film…. On the Columbia Pictures Corporation, this book has it all. Recommended”—Choice; “unique…an impressive amount of detailed research”—ARBA; “long-needed…recommended”—Classic Images.