A Brief Timeline of the Studios and their Owners

The Studios by Decade

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1910-1919

1910-1919
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Hollywood
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Southern California

Edendale
Edendale

Before Hollywood

Fort Lee
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and all of New Jersey

New York
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NY City and State

Illinois, Penn.
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Midwest-Rust Belt

Jacksonville
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Florida and Sun Belt

The West
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CA, AZ, NM, WA

California Studio
6th and Alameda,
Long Beach
1910-1913

Nestor/Christie Studio
6101 Sunset Blvd.
1911-1914

Biograph Studio
906 Girard St., L.A.
1911-1916

Vitagraph Studio
94 2nd St., Santa Monica
Site active 1911-1915

Inceville
Santa Ynez Canyon
1911-1916

Kalem Co.
Ocean & Colorado
Santa Monica
1911-1913

Lubin
1425 Fleming St
East Holywood
1912-1913

Vitagraph
Talmadge and Prospect
East Holywood
1912-1925

Kinemacolor
4500 Sunset Blvd.
East Hollywood
1912-1913

Reliance-Majestic
Fine Arts-Griffith
4500 Sunset Blvd.
East Hollywood
1913-1917

Essanay
1425 Fleming St
East Hollywood
1913-1913

Kalem Co.
1425 Fleming St
East Holywood
1913-1917

Balboa Film Studio
6th and Alameda
Long Beach
1913-1918

Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Co.
Selma and Vine
Hollywood
1913-1916

Bosworth Studio
201 Occidental
1914-1915

Sterling Studio
6101 Sunset Blvd.
1914-1916 as Sterling 

Oz Studio
1116 Lodi Pl.
1914-1915

Famous Players Film Co.
1116 Lodi Pl.
1914-1915

E&R Jungle Film Co.
1720 N. Soto. St., Los Angeles
1914-1924

Jesse Robbins Photo Play Co.
2901 S. Central Ave. Los Angeles
1914-1914

The Climax Co.
1025 Lillian Way, H'woood
1914-1914

National Film Corp.
1116 Lodi Pl.
1915-1924

Fiction Pictures
5300 Melrose at Bronson
1915-1915

Morosco-Bosworth Studio
201 Occidental
1915-1918

Famous Players Film Co.
5300 Melrose at Bronson
1915-1915

Clune Studios
5300 Melrose at Bronson
1915-1979

Ince-Triangle Studio
10202 Washington Blvd., Culver City
1915-1918

Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Selma and Vine
Hollywood
1916-1926

Christie Studio
6101 Sunset Blvd.
1916-1925

Hartville
Santa Ynez Canyon
1916-1919

Pallas Pictures
201 Occidental
1916-1918

Lone Star-Chaplin
1025 Lillian Way
1916-1917

Metro Pictures
1025 Lillian Way
6100 Romaine St.
1917-1924

Willis and Inglis Studio
1425 Fleming St.
East Hollywood
1917-1923

Paralta Studios
5360 Melrose Ave.
Active 1917-1918

Triangle Studio
10202 Washington Blvd., Culver City
Active 1917-1918

Jesse D. Hampton Studios
1425 Fleming St.
East Hollywood
1918-1919

Long Beach Studios
6th and Alameda,
Long Beach
1918-1923 as a Rental lot

Selznick's Select Studio
201 Occidental
1918-1920

Sunset Studio
4500 Sunset Blvd.
1918-1922

Goldwyn Studios
10202 Washington Blvd., Culver City
1918-1924

Hollywood-Jasper
1040 N. Las Palmas
1919-current

Robertson Cole's
R-C Village
Santa Ynez Canyon
1919

Douglas Fairbanks
5320 Melrose Ave.
1919-1922

Realart
201 Occidental
1919-1920

Pathe West Coast
1807 Allesandro
1911-unknown

Sennet's Keystone Comedies
1712-1719 Allesandro
1912-1917

Mixville
Glendale & Silverlake 
1914-ca 1925

Norbig
1745 Allesandro
1914-1925

William Fox Studio
1845 Allesandro
1915-1919

Mack Sennet 
1712-1719 Allesandro
1917-1927

Garson Studio
1845 Allesandro
1919-1925

The Champion Studio
2 5th St.,
1910-1917

Pathé Studio
1 Congress St.,
Jersey City
1910-1917

Éclair Studio
Linwood Ave.
1911-1920

Solax Studio
Lemoine St.
1911-1929

Willat-Fox-Triangle
Linwood and Main
1913-1918

Kalem
Cliffside Park
1913-1918

Peerless-World
Linwood St.
1914-mid 1930s

The Universal
Main St.
1914-1961

EK Lincoln
Grantwood
1915-unknown

Brenon-Ideal
Cliffside Park
1916-1953

Paragon
John St. just off Catherine St.
1916-1952

Benjamin Chapin
Ridgefield, NJ
1917-1918

Lubinville
 Indiana St. and 20th,
Philadelphia, PA
1910-1917

Rothacker Film Mfg.
Erie St,./Diversery Pkwy.
Chicago
1910-1925

American Film Co.
312 Ashland Block
6227-6235 Broadway St.
1911-1921

Lubin's Betzwood Studio
Valley Forge, Penn.
1912-1917

Atlas Educational Film Co.
Oak Park, Ill
1913-1942

United States Motion Picture Corp.
Forty Fort, PA
1916-1920

Emerald Motion Picture Co.
N. Wells St., Chicago
1917-1919

American Commercial Studio
W. Austin St., Chicago
ca 1917

United Photoplay Co.
Wabash St., Chicago
1917-1920

Imperial Film Mfg. Co.
W. Edgecomb Pl.  Chicago
ca 1917-unknown

American Bioscope Co.
6242 Broadway, Chicago
ca 1917-unknown

Swan Film Service
Peoria, Illinois
ca 1917-unknown

Ebony Comedies
North California Ave., Chicago
Active 1915-1919

Lubin Jacksonville
740-750 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, FL
1912-1917

Ocean Film Co.
740-750 Riverside Ave. Jacksonville, FL
1917

Amber Star
740-750 Riverside Ave. 
1917
Garrick Studio
1917-Unknown

Vitagraph
740-750 Riverside Ave. 
1917

King-Bee
740-750 Riverside Ave. 
1917

American Film Co.
8360 La Mesa Bl.,
La Mesa, CA
1911-1912

American Film Co.
Mission St
Santa Barbara, CA
1912-1921

1910-1919
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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

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