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Nordisk films kompagni


  • [The relationship between Nordisk films dompagni, the Great Northern Film Company and the Great Northern Special Feature Film Company was complicated. In 1908, Nordisk opened an affiliate in New York City, the Great Northern Film Company, with Ingvald C. Oes, as the general manager. In In 1911,Oes formed his own distribution company, the Great Northern Special Feature Film Company, using the Great Northern name and the Nordisk logo without permission from Nordisk. In the fall of 1912, Oes claimed to have liquidated the Great Northern Special Feature Film Company, but in December 1912, Nordisk learned that the company was still releasing Nordisk films. Great Northern Special Feature Film Company copyrighted a film in1914, but does not appear in trade journals after the closing of the Great Northern Film Company in 1916.]

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    • Nordisk Film Company
    • Nordisk Films Co.
  • Additional Information

    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Address: , Valby , Denmark
        • City: Valby
        • State: Denmark
    • Associated Locale

        Denmark
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    • Field of Activity

        Motion picture production
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    • Sources

      • found: Flugten gennem skyerne [MP] 1913(name not given)
      • found: Engberg, M. Registrant over Danske film 1896-1914, 1977:v. 3, p. 459 (produced by Nordisk films kompagni)
      • found: Bergsten, B. The Great Dane and the Great Northern Film Company, c1973:p. 4 (Nordisk Film Company)
      • found: Copyright cat., mo. pic. 1912-1939(Nordisk Films Co.)
      • found: Wikipedia WWW site, February 25, 2013(Nordisk Film (USA affiliate: Great Northern Film Company), established in Denmark in 1906 by Danish filmmaker Ole Olsen, is the oldest continuously operating film studio in the world)
      • found: Nordisk Film, Egmont WWW site, viewed February 22, 2013history page (Nordisk films kompagni was founded by Ole Olsen on November 6, 1906; by 1907 there were affiliates in Germany, Sweden, Vienna, London and New York; Nordisk was the first company to produce multi-reel films; the company was liquidated and reorganized in 1928-1929; in the 1980s Nordisk expanded into television production; in 1992 Nordisk merged with the Egmont Group; the name, Nordisk films kompagni, is not used on the corporate history page after the tenure of Erik Balling, CEO of Nordisk films kompagni from 1957-1989)
    • General Notes

      • [The relationship between Nordisk films dompagni, the Great Northern Film Company and the Great Northern Special Feature Film Company was complicated. In 1908, Nordisk opened an affiliate in New York City, the Great Northern Film Company, with Ingvald C. Oes, as the general manager. In In 1911,Oes formed his own distribution company, the Great Northern Special Feature Film Company, using the Great Northern name and the Nordisk logo without permission from Nordisk. In the fall of 1912, Oes claimed to have liquidated the Great Northern Special Feature Film Company, but in December 1912, Nordisk learned that the company was still releasing Nordisk films. Great Northern Special Feature Film Company copyrighted a film in1914, but does not appear in trade journals after the closing of the Great Northern Film Company in 1916.]
    • Change Notes

      • 1989-04-21: new
      • 2013-05-28: revised
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