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1924–1925 1925–1926 1926–1932 1932–1933 1933–1936 1936–1938 1938–1945
1924–1925 1925–1926 1926–1932 1932–1933 1933–1936 1936–1938 1938–1945
1945–1964 1964–1975 1975–1981 1981–1989 1989–1992 1992–1993 1993–present
1945–1964 1964–1975 1975–1981 1981–1989 1989–1992 1992–1993 1993–present

1924–1925

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1925–1926

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1926–1932

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This is the first logo to have the Columbia Lady holding a torch, a concept that continues to be used for the company's subsequent logos, albeit in several modified forms.

1932–1933

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This logo looks slightly similar to the Starbucks logo.

1933–1936

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1934–1964

1934–1936

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Despite it no longer being a print logo in 1964, the Torch Lady was still used in this design until 1993.

1936–1938

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1938–1945

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1945–1964

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1964–1975

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1975–1981

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Designer:  Frankfort Communications
Typography:  Souvenir
Launched:  Unknown

The famous sunburst logo was said by modern fans to be similar to logos for hotels, such as Days Inn and La Quinta Inn. This was not used on screen until 1976.

1981-1993

1981–1989

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Typography:  Souvenir
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In 1981, the torch lady was reinstated into the corporate logo. In 1982, The Coca-Cola Company purchased Columbia Pictures. In 1987, Coca-Cola sold Columbia to sister company Tri-Star Pictures (which Columbia was its only shareholder at that time) which led to Tri-Star being renamed to Columbia Pictures Entertainment with the Tri-Star name being retained for theatrical releases under that name.

1989–1993

1989-1992

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Typography:  Souvenir
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In 1989, Sony purchased Columbia Pictures Entertainment.

1992–1993

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Typography:  ITC Berkley Old Style Pro Black
Launched:  Unknown

This logo was used during the transitional period when Sony consolidated both Columbia and Tri-Star into Sony Pictures Entertainment.

1993–present

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Designer:  Michael Deas
The Mednick Group
Typography:  Bank Gothic Condensed
Launched:  Unknown
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