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D.W. Griffith, Inc.


  • [D.W. Griffith had several production companies, including David W. Griffith Corp., Wark Production Corporation, Wark Corporation, D.W.G. Corporation, and D.W. Griffith Service. D.W. Griffith, Inc. was used on Griffith films by Paul Killiam in the 1960s and 1970s, but it may also have been used by Griffith during his lifetime.]
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  • Variants

    • Griffith, Inc.
    • D.W. Griffith Productions
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        Motion picture industry
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        Motion picture production
          Motion picture distribution
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      • Sources

        • found: Sally of the sawdust [MP] 1925:copyright notice on film (D. W. Griffith, Inc.)
        • found: Internet Movie Database(D.W. Griffith Productions)
        • found: The Griffith project, v. 8, 2004:p. 108-109 (in the late 1950s, the remaining rights to director D.W. Griffith's former properties were auctioned off; the winnig bidder was Paul Killiam, film collector and distributor, and a pioneer in film preservation. Although the remaining rights were probably negligible, Killiam organized a corporation named D.W. Griffith, Inc. to distribute Griffith films; a sound version of The birth of a nation was copyrighted by D.W. Griffith, Inc. in 1973)
        • found: Copyright catalog online, viewed June 10, 2020(copyrighted by D.W. Griffith, Inc.: Intolerance, sound version, 1970; Sally of the sawdust, sound version, 1969)
        • notfound: Slide, Am. film industry, 1986;Film daily yrbk., 1925, 1926
      • General Notes

        • [D.W. Griffith had several production companies, including David W. Griffith Corp., Wark Production Corporation, Wark Corporation, D.W.G. Corporation, and D.W. Griffith Service. D.W. Griffith, Inc. was used on Griffith films by Paul Killiam in the 1960s and 1970s, but it may also have been used by Griffith during his lifetime.]
      • Editorial Notes

        • [Not the same as David W. Griffith Corp.]
      • Change Notes

        • 1992-12-10: new
        • 2020-06-11: revised
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