Motion Picture News

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

Motion Picture News
Cover from March 1917
PublisherWilliam A. Johnston
First issueSeptember 1913 (1913-09)
CompanyExhibitors' Time Inc.
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City, U.S.


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]

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


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

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