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Yorke Film Corporation

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Yorke Film Corporation was a film company. The company's films were distrivuted by Metro Pictures. Fred J. Balshofer and Joseph Engel were involved with the company.[1] Balshofer formed the company to produce films pairing the popular Harold Lockwood and May Allison. Lockwood died of influenza in 1918.[2] The company relocated to Los Angeles and took over a studio from Nevada Film Company.[3]

A photograph of Lockwood with two child actors was taken during production of Big Tremaine.[4]

On December 2, 1916, May Allison was featured on the cover of Motography while she was part of Yorke Film Company.

Many of the films were shot on location.[5]

Filmography

Further reading

  • One Reel a Week by Fred J. Balshofer, University of California Press (1967)

References

  1. ^ "Silent Era : Progressive Silent Film List".
  2. ^ Lussier, Tim (2018-10-17). "Bare Knees" Flapper: The Life and Films of Virginia Lee Corbin. ISBN 9781476634258.
  3. ^ "The Moving Picture World". 1916.
  4. ^ https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Image/IM105047
  5. ^ Balshofer, Fred J.; Miller, Arthur C. "One Reel a Week".
  6. ^ "Yorke Film Corp".
  7. ^ "AFI|Catalog".
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