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Advertisement for old re-titled William S. Hart films. The films were released by W.H. Productions Co., a company controlled by the distributor of Hart's earliest films.

Advertisement for reissues of William S. Hart and Douglad Fairbanks movies.

This 1919 article from Variety describes the FTC investigation into W.H. Productions, which had acquired the rights to William S. Hart films and reissued them under new titles.

First issue of The Triangle, the house organ of the Triangle Film Corporation. Triangle's founder, Harry Aitken, is profiled on the cover.

William S. Hart was one of the biggest movie stars in the world from the mid-1910s to the early-1920s.

Advertorial published in Moving Picture World, paid for by First National. Criticizes W.H. Productions and the practice of re-titling old films.

One of many editorials that appeared in the Screen Writer Guild's magazine, The Screen Writer, about what they called the "reissue problem" -- the over-use of theatrical reissues by studios in the 1940s and the need for labor to receive residual…

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Hollywood Vault is the story of how the business of film libraries emerged and evolved, spanning the silent era to the sale of feature libraries to television. Eric Hoyt argues that film libraries became valuable not because of the introduction of…
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