Merdeka.com – For lovers of Hollywood films, the Columbia Pictures film company logo may be quite attached to the memory. The image of a woman in a long dress holding a torch at the beginning of the film is iconic. Many call it a clone of the Statue of Liberty. But not many know, this logo has undergone five changes since it was first used in 1924.
Columbia Pictures fans may have wondered, at least once, who was the woman who became the icon of the film’s company logo. A number of beautiful women also became an inspiration. Two of them are actresses. Their names were never as big as Monroe or Bardot. But their existence is a memory in itself.
Initially, the Columbia Pictures logo used the figure of a female Roman soldier holding a shield in her left hand and a bar of wheat in her right. Two years later, the figure of Columbia who was considered more representative of America replaced him. Well, this Columbia figure borrows the silhouette of Evelyn Venable’s body and face. It is voice over who lent his golden voice to the blue fairy at Walt Disney’s Pinocchio.