The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry
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From author Anthony Slide, Hollywood's most celebrated and prolific scholar, cames a wonderfully comprehensive dictionary of American producing and releasing companies, technical innovations, industry terms, studios, genres, and organizations.
aleng with his .or her sp.ouse. Ne preference is shewn as te the member's .occupati.on within the industry. All personal assets and income, such as Social Security, are placed in an account administered by the Fund. When and if the assets are exhausted and inceme dees not meet the m.onthly cests .of the member's residency, the Fund makes up the difference. After death, any menies remaining in the persenal acceunt beceme part .of the resident's estate and are dispesed of accerding to the terms .of
Marshall Neilan, and George Loane Tucker. The organization planned to take effect September 1920, when all the above producers would have been free of their present contracts. Ince was the president and Sennett was the treasurer. B. P. Schulberg and Walter Greene were rumored to have been involved with the formation of the company. All films were to be rented on an open-booking plan. The organization remained active through 1921. ASSOCIATES & ALDRICH. See ALDRICH STUDIOS ASTORIA STUDIOS. Located
February 1997, Roger Corman announced the sale of his company to producer Elliott Kastner for $100 million. Included in the sale was the library of 387 titles, a studio in Venice, California, the company's Los Angeles headquarters, and a number of office buildings in Southern California. Consolidated Film Industries • 47 Address: 11600 San Vicente Boulevard, Los Angeles, Calif. 90049. BIBLIOGRAPHY "Corman Launches Concorde Pictures Co-op Distrib Outfit." Variety, March 27, 1985, pp. 5, 106.
become a respectable citizen after he joined the Baptist church. Both he and his brother, Frank, an attorney who also had been an outlaw, were to appear in the films. Jennings, the president and general manager of the company, promised that the films would contain real banditry and no idle sentimentality about the West. He hoped that by showing the outlaw's life realistically, and emphasizing the grimness, privation, and dangers, the films would teach audiences the futility of crime. The
worked at the Fort Lee studios on a regular basis were Theda Bara, Ethel Barrymore, Alice Brady, June Caprice, Ethel Clayton, Madge Evans, Geraldine Farrar, Elsie Ferguson, Pauline Frederick, Madge Kennedy, Mabel Normand, Olga Petro va, Pearl White, and Clara Kimball Young. BIBLIOGRAPHY Altomara, Rita Ecke. Hollywood on the Palisades. New York: Garland, 1983. Spehr, Paul C. The Movies Begin. Newark, N.J.: The Newark Museum, 1977. FOUR STAR PRODUCTIONS. See ARTCO PRODUCTIONS,INC. FOX CARTHAY