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Famous Players Film Company  
Type of Company Production company
Country of Origination United States of America
Years of Operation Formed 1912
Active 1912 through 28 June [?] 1916 or 1917?
Company Principals Adolph Zukor, president (circa 1912)
Daniel Frohman, managing director (circa 1912)
Company Offices Times Building in New York, New York (circa 1912)
Company Studios unknown

Famous Players Film Company was formed to produce prestige film productions featuring well-known stage performers. Distribution was handled by Paramount Pictures Corporation (circa 1914 through 1916).

Fire destroyed the Famous Players studio on 11 September 1915. The company was then merged with Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company, Incorporated, into Famous Players-Lasky Film Company in [?] September or October? 1915.

References: Brownlow-Parade pp. 126, 238.

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