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1914-1918 1914 1914–1917 1917–1967 1967–present
1914-1918 1914 1914–1917 1917–1967 1967–present

Paramount-Artcraft Motion Pictures

1914-1918

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Paramount Pictures

1914

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Despite Paramount Pictures as a film studio being established on May 8, 1912, the actual Paramount Pictures name first materialized in 1914, during the company's early years as a distribution company. Paramount would become a wholly owned division of Famous Players Film Company at around 1916.

1914–1917

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Designer:  William Wadsworth Hodkinson
Typography:  Unknown
Also known as:  Mountain

During this period in 1914, Paramount's logo consisted of a drawing of a mountain peak placed inside a circular field of 29 stars with the company name in a script font, a design which has since been passed onto all of the company's subsequent logo designs.

1917–1967

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Designer:  William Wadsworth Hodkinson
Typography:  Unknown
Also known as:  Mountain

This logo is based on a design in 1917 by William Wadsworth Hodkinson. Compare to the previous logo, this one was simplified, and the number of stars was decreased to 24 for unknown reasons.

1967–present

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Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Paramountain
Also known as:  Mountain

In 1967, Paramount modified the logo by removing the clouds at the foot of the mountain, and then updated the text to drop the word "Pictures". Two of the stars were also dropped. It was also used by CBS Corporation for its television arm from 2006 to 2009. Strangely, the logo was never updated on-screen to this variant until 1974.

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