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Comique Film Corporation
 
Type of Company Production company
Country of Origination United State of America
Years of Operation Formed 1916
Active 1 January 1917 through circa 1920?
Company Principals Joseph M. Schenck
Lou Anger, production manager (circa 1922), studio manager and general manager
M.S. Epstein, business manager (circa 1922)
Eddie Cline, casting director (circa 1922)
Company Offices New York, New York, USA
Company Studios [?] Fort Lee, New Jersey? (1917-1918)
Acquired the former Balboa studio (Hockheimer studio) in Long Beach, California, USA (in April 1918)
1723 Allesandro Street (Glendale Boulevard) in Edendale (Los Angeles), California (in February 1919)

Comique Film Corporation was formed to produce Roscoe Arbuckle comedies for distribution through Paramount Pictures Corporation. The company later produced short films featuring Buster Keaton.

References: FilmDaily-1923 p. 384; Miller-Comedies pp. 14, 15.

 
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