Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Thomas InceHollywood's Independent Pioneer$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Brian Taves

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780813134222

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813134222.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM KENTUCKY SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.kentucky.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright The University Press of Kentucky, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in KSO for personal use (for details see http://www.kentucky.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 22 November 2017

Initial Distribution beyond First National, 1923

Initial Distribution beyond First National, 1923

Chapter:
(p.231) 15 Initial Distribution beyond First National, 1923
Source:
Thomas Ince
Author(s):

Brian Taves

Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813134222.003.0016

In the final two years of Thomas Ince's career, First National was to become steadily less central, only one among several distribution outlets. One of the key concessions as a result of the litigation between Ince and First National was that, while he maintained his output for them, additional movies, boasting his name, could be released through other concerns after March 1, 1923. Ince contracted with a number of companies to bring his product to theaters, finding commercial success with special arrangements with specific distributors, based on star quality, budget, or content. This became official policy at the board meeting of December 28, 1922; Clark Thomas had already begun an arrangement for Soul of the Beast with Metro, the company having also distributed J. Parker Read's His Own Law, starring Hobart Bosworth and now owned by Ince.

Keywords:   Thomas Ince, film distribution, Fist National Pictures, Clark Thomas, Soul of the Beast

Kentucky Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .