Saturday, July 12, 2014

World Film Corporation -- July 12, 2014

Moving Picture World 18-July-1914

The World Film Corporation was an important early distributor, founded by Lewis J Selznick, father of David and Myron.  It distributed movies produced by Selznick's Equitable Pictures, Jules Brulator's Peerless Pictures, and William A Brady's Shubert Pictures.  World stars included Clara Kimball Young and Lillian Russell.  Frances Marion wrote scripts for World.  An elephant turned up in most of the company's ads. 

The Peerless studio:

Moving Picture World 04-July-1914

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