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Artcraft Pictures Corporation  
Type of Company Distribution company
Country of Origination United States of America
Years of Operation Formed 16 August 1916
Active through January 1918
Company Principals Walter E. Greene, president (1916-1917)
Adolph Zukor (1916-1918)
Company Offices unknown
Company Studios unknown

Artcraft Pictures Corporation was formed 16 August 1916 to distribute productions by Mary Pickford Film Corporation. Artcraft Pictures Corporation was purchased on 1 May 1917 ([?] Eyman-Pickford p. ? lists 15 April 1917) by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation. In January 1918, Artcraft Pictures was reduced by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation to a distribution brand name for Paramount Pictures Corporation.

References: Eyman-Pickford p. ?.

 
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