The Real Stories Behind Famous Hollywood Studio Logos


When you are watching the movie, you commonly have to go through the opening with the logo of film studio first. These logos have very amazing and interesting history behind. But have you ever wondered that who is the boy on the moon in the Dreamworks logo? What mountain is the Paramount logo depicting? Who was the Columbia Torch lady? 

Columbia Logo: The Torch Lady


The studio’s logo is Columbia, the female personification of America. The “Torch Lady” model was never conclusively determined. People thought that actress Annette Bening was the model, She was actually a Louisiana homemaker and muralist named Jenny Joseph that modeled the Torch Lady for Deas.


The  Torch Lady logo was designed in 1993 by Michael J. Deas, who was commissioned by Sony Pictures Entertainment to return the lady to her “classic” look.