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Taken from: "Star Night at the Cocoanut Grove" (1934) Edit: This logo also used for "Traveltalks - Los Angeles, Wonder City of the West" (1935)


In addition to being used as MGM's lion mascot, Tanner also made an appearance in the Three Stooges short Hold That Lion! (1947). Also, between the mid 1940s and 1960s, MGM's cartoon studio would use Tanner's roar as a sound effect for many of their animated shorts.


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Leo the Lion is the mascot for the Hollywood film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, featured in the studio's production logo.. Since 1924 (when the studio was formed by the merger of Samuel Goldwyn's studio with Marcus Loew's Metro Pictures and Louis B. Mayer's company), there have been around five different lions used for the MGM logo.. Arguably the two most recognizable MGM lions today...


I encountered this story on Facebook: “The lion used in the original MGM movie logo killed its trainer and two assistants the day after the logo was filmed.” The logo was first designed for ...


The Jackie the Lion video clips were added to the film strips as effects on the 1993 MGM/UA Home Video logo where they only roar once with Tanner's roaring voice effects. 1953–1956 1953 version; this was used in tandem with the Tanner logo but used in black & white films.


Tanner, 1934-1956 full three-strip Technicolor films. The sixth lion, officially named George, was introduced in 1956. George, 1956-1957. Leo, the seventh lion, is MGM’s longest-lived, having appeared on most MGM films since 1957. He was also the youngest of all the lions at the time MGM filmed his roar (hence the smaller mane). Leo, 1957-present


I never knew that the 3-strip Technicolor lion Tanner was introduced in 1938! The first film to feature Tanner in the MGM ident was the musical Sweethearts. Gabrielkat 07:16, 26 April 2006 (UTC) Leo the Lion. Actually, they used the real lion roar for the modern MGM ident (with the fifth lion, the current one).


Tanner (1934–1956) and George (1956–1958) Not much is known about either of these guys. Tanner reigned through the "Golden Age Of Hollywood” and was described as MGM's “angriest” lion by ...


Petunia Natural Park (1939): A rotoscoped version of Jackie the Lion is used. Blitz Wolf, The Early Bird Dood It!, Chips Off the Old Block, and Fine Feathered Friend (1942): We see the red/yellow sunburst MGM Cartoon logo, with Tanner the Lion roaring in delayed motion as synced to jazzy opening...