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This day in Chaplin history February 5th 1919 

United Artists founded

Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks & D.W. Griffith

The first of the big 4 to leave was D.W. Griffith around 1925, Douglas Fairbanks passed in 1939, Charlie Chaplin sold his 25% in 1955 for $1.1 million followed about a year later - Mary Pickford 25% she got 3 million.

United Artists is now a subsidiary company of MGM.