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

Before 1900

Before 1900

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

Edison's Black Maria
West Orange, NJ
1893-1901

Lubin's Rooftop Studio
Arch St., Philadelphia
1897-1902

Before 1900

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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