On this day in History 2/5

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A powerhouse Hollywood quartet forms United Artists

On this day in 1919 seeking artistic freedom and greater monetary rewards, director D.W. Griffith and actors Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, and Douglas Fairbanks form their own production studio, United Artists

Featured image courtesy of Library of Congress

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