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PhotographÂ was edited for publication purposes Four Star Productions was started in 1952 by actors Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, David Niven and Joel McCrea. The company was greatly successful in producing many early hit television shows such as, "The Big Valley," "The June Allyson Show," "Burke's Law," and "The Rogues," among others. In 1955, Dick Powell became president of the company and a second company, Four Star Films was formed producing shows such as "Hey Jeannie," and "The Detectives starring Robert Taylor." The two companies merged in 1958 and were traded publicly in 1959 as Four Star Television. In 1989, the company was absorbed into New World Entertainment. Photograph caption dated August 30, 1955 reads, "Left to right, Charles Boyer, David Niven and Dick Powell confer with their Four Star Productions associate Don Sharpe."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00113233 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d013_f31_i24 CARL0005279882 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/47451
Boyer, Charles,--1899-1978 Niven, David,--1910-1983 Powell, Dick,--1904-1963 Four Star Productions Motion picture studios--California--Los Angeles Television--Production and direction--California--Los Angeles Television producers and directors--United States Motion picture actors and actresses--United States Television actors and actresses--United States Men--California--Los Angeles Offices--California--Los Angeles Valley Times Collection photographs