The Cinema Century – February 21, 1920

One century ago this week, the February 21, 1920 edition of “Moving Picture World” highlighted a spirited endorsement of the west coast as a venue for shooting motion pictures from producer Thomas H. Ince, by way of his director of publicity, Hunt Stromberg. One might think it hardly necessary to make such a case. The …

The Cinema Century – June 7, 1919

One century ago this week, the June 7, 1919 edition of “Moving Picture World” carried the following announcement: The Culver City property in question had been the primary base of operations for Thomas H. Ince and his Triangle partners since 1916, the successor to Ince’s groundbreaking “Inceville” facility near Santa Monica. Triangle had seemed to …