Thursday, January 17, 2019

Tom Mix, Star -- January 17, 2019

Moving Picture World, 25-January-1919

100 years ago this month, star Tom Mix dines with Fox Film Corporation executives.

Moving Picture World, 25-January-1919
Exclusive Features was rereleasing Tom's short films made by the Selig Polyscope Company.

Moving Picture World, 18-January-1919
Moving Picture World, 25-January-1919
"Pals in Blue" (1915) and "Shooting Up the Movies" (1916) were Selig productions.  "Chips of the Flying Blue" may be the Selig film "Chip of the Flying U" (1914).  Tom later  appeared in a feature called Pals in Blue (1925) for Fox.

Moving Picture World, 04-January-1919
In competition, Fox was reediting Tom Mix's earliest Fox films and rereleasing them as comedies.

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