A Brief Timeline of the Studios and their Owners

The Studios by Decade

Click a decade link above or a studio link below to read about it

1900-1909

1900-1909

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Hollywood
fox stage 6 300 x 171

Southern California

Edendale
Edendale

Before Hollywood

Fort Lee
fox fort lee 300 x 170

and all of New Jersey

New York
vitagraphstudio 300 x 171

NY City and State

Illinois, Penn.
essanay chicago sketch 300 x 170

Midwest-Rust Belt

Jacksonville
Norman-Studios thumb

Florida and Sun Belt

The West
American 1918 300x170

CA, AZ, NM, WA

Kalem Moving Picture Co.
Verdugo Canyon, Glendale
1909-1919

Selig Poilyscope
1845 Allesandro St.
1908-1915

Bison 101
1712 Allesandro
1909-1912

Centaur Film Co.
Bayonne, NJ
1907-1917

Edison's 2nd Studio
41 E. 21st Street, Manhattan
1901-1907

Edison's 3rd Studio
2826 Decatur St. at Oliver Bronx
1907-1918

Star Film Co.
Factory & Ridgley, Springfield, IL
1902-1914

Selig Polyscope
Claremont and Byron, Chicago
1903-1918

Essanay
501 N. Wells St.
1907-1909

Essanay
1333-1345 W.Argyle Street
1909-1918

Kalem Moving
Picture Co.
Tallyrand and Clarkson,
1908-1917

1900-1909

reel 2 reversed
Hollywood
fox stage 6 300 x 171

Southern California

Edendale
Edendale

Before Hollywood

Fort Lee
fox fort lee 300 x 170

and all of New Jersey

New York
vitagraphstudio 300 x 171

NY City and State

Illinois, Penn.
essanay chicago sketch 300 x 170

Midwest-Rust Belt

Jacksonville
Norman-Studios thumb

Florida and Sun Belt

The West
American 1918 300x170

CA, AZ, NM, WA

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