176: The 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes (International Exposition of Modern Industrial and Decorative Art) in Paris, the term Art Deco derives from the exposition’s title, though Art Deco was not widely used until popularized by art historian Bevis Hillier’s 1968 book Art Deco of the 20s and 30s.

177: What did the guy supposedly create in memory of the mascot?


16 responses to “177

  1. Woo hoo!

    Howard Dietz, an alum, created the lion mascot for MGM.

  2. MGM ‘s Lion Leo created by Howard Dietz .

  3. Howard Dietz ayya created the MGM roaring lion logo inspired by the Columbia Lion.

  4. Howard Dietz created MGM Lion

  5. Ravi Ananthan

    trafalgar lions?

  6. Howard Dietz created MGM’s mascot Leo the Lion

  7. Vikram Shashi Mohan

    the MGM roaring lion thing?

  8. In 1928, the Columbia mascot took on a more visible position as the logo for Goldwyn Pictures Corporation, and subsequently MGM after the studio’s merger. MGM’s lion, “Leo”, was the creation of Howard Dietz , who created it for Goldwyn Pictures while working for the Philip Goodman Advertising Agency. It is said that he was inspired by Columbia’s fight song, “Roar, Lion, Roar”.

  9. The MGM Lion logo was inspired as a dedication to the Columbia University athletic team “Lions” by Howard Dietz (the man in the picture)

  10. Howard Dietz created MGM’s Logo (Leo the Lion) in honour of the College sports team – The Columbia Lions…

  11. MGM Logo?

  12. MGM logo

  13. Karthik Ramgopal

    MGM’s Leo the Lion trademark.

    Howard Dietz (Picture 1) used the mascot from Columbia University as a tribute to his alma mater.

  14. Ahh.. trying this after a long time and my college question are there:

    Howard Dietz created Leo the lion for MGM inspired by his alma mater’s mascot Roar-ee the lion.

    Of course Columbia is the most useless team in all sports so its mascot doesn’t actually matter..

  15. The MGM mascot, Leo the Lion ?

  16. mgm lion, perhaps?