Silent Era InformationProgressive Silent Film ListLost FilmsPeopleTheaters
TaylorologyArticlesHome VideoBooksStoreSearch
 
Flicker Alley MOD DVDs
 
Silent Era Home Page  >  PSFL  >  Companies  >  S  >  The Selig Polyscope Company, Incorporated
 
Progressive Silent Film List
A growing source of silent era film information.
This listing is from The Progressive Silent Film List by Carl Bennett.
Copyright © 1999-2015 by Carl Bennett and the Silent Era Company.
All Rights Reserved.

About This Listing
Report Omissions or Errors in This Listing

 
The Selig Polyscope Company, Incorporated  
Type of Company Production and distribution company
Country of Origination United States of America
Years of Operation Formed 1898
Active 1898 through [?] 1918 or 1920?
Company Principals Colonel William N. Selig
Company Offices 41 Peck Court, Chicago, Illinois, USA (circa February 1907);
43-45 Peck Court, Chicago, Illinois, USA (circa January 1908);
45-47-49 East Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA (circa 1909);
20 East Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA (circa 1913)
Company Studios 45-47-49 East Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA (circa 1909);
in the block bordered by Irving Park Road, Western Avenue, Byron Street and Claremont Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA;
Jacksonville, Florida (Winter production);
1845 Allesandro [?] Street or Avenue? (Glendale Boulevard), Edendale (Los Angeles), California, USA;
3900 Mission Road, [?] Edendale? California, USA (built 1911)

The Selig Polyscope Company was previously The W.N. Selig Company. The Selig Polyscope Company was incorporated by circa January 1908 into The Selig Polyscope Company, Incorporated.

The company’s productions were self-distributed until circa April 1910, when Selig was forced to distributed through The General Film Company, Incorporated (through circa April 1914). Selig joined other companies to establish V-L-S-E, Incorporated, which took over Selig distribution circa April 1914 through September 1916. In 1920, Selig productions were distributed on State Rights basis by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated.

References: Robinson-Palace pp. 115, 116, 117 : MovPicWorld-19070309 p. 13 : with additional information provided by Jeff Look.

 
Silent Era Home Page  >  PSFL  >  Companies  >  S  >  The Selig Polyscope Company, Incorporated
 
Les Vampires on Blu-ray Disc

SUPPORT SILENT ERA
USING THESE LINKS
WHEN SHOPPING AT
AMAZON



Sherlock Holmes (1916) BD/DVD Combo

Silent Era Ads
You Can Reach
more than 25,000
Silent Era readers
each month for less
than a dollar a day
with your
text ad here.
Advertise on
Silent Era

The House of Mystery DVD

The Big Parade on Blu-ray