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]


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