Nestor Film Company was the West Coast production unit of the Centaur Film Company, and established the first permanent film studio in Hollywood, California, on the current site of the CBS Television studios. Early productions were distributed by A.G. Whyte in New York, New York. The company was controlled and distributed by The Universal Film Manufacturing Company, Incorporated, beginning in June 1912, and Nestor became a Universal brand name in January 1916.
References: Brownlow-Parade pp. 31, 32, 226; Robinson-Palace pp. 113, 116.