US distribution company of PolyGram. Established on October 30, 1973 after PolyGram bought United Distributing Co. (UDC) from United Artists and renamed the company. Primarily the distributor of Polydor, MGM and UA and later also MCA (but not Phonogram). Headquartered in Los Angeles. Renamed to [l=PolyGram Distribution, Inc.] in March 1978.