default_profile

Connections

David Horsley
(Movies & TV)
Francis Boggs
(Movies & TV)
Victoria Forde
(Movies & TV)
Bobby Vernon
(Movies & TV)
Colleen Moore
(Movies & TV)
Gloria Swanson
(Movies & TV)
Ann Christy
(Movies & TV)
 

See also

Al Christie

Knowledge Identifier: +Al_Christie

add

Al Christie

Canadian-born motion picture director, producer and screenwriter add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1881.

Countries: United States (83%), (17%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: David Horsley, Francis Boggs, Victoria Forde

Linked to: Centaur Film Company, Christie Film Company, Nestor Film Company

 

Timeline


 

This timeline needs to be reviewed and corrected, as it has been automatically generated from multiple web sources.
Please help improve it by adding dated informations, images and videos about Al Christie.


Al Christie was born in 1881 add something


1909

Al Christie began his career in 1909 working for David Horsley's Nestor film company in Bayonne, New Jersey add something


1910

In 1910, at Horsley's Centaur Film Company, Christie began turning out one single reel of a "Mutt and Jeff" comedy picture every week add something


1911

This operation was the first ever movie studio to be built in Hollywood It opened October 27, 1911 add something

 

Francis Boggs - Ironically, that same day in 1911, David Horsley and Al Christie set up their Nestor Studios in Hollywood sounding the death knell for Edendale as the film production center of Los Angeles

 

Film studio - The first movie studio in the Hollywood area was Nestor Studios, opened in 1911 by Al Christie for David Horsley


1912

Victoria Forde - In 1912, at age 16, she signed with Nestor Studios to make comedy films under director Al Christie


1915

Bobby Vernon - He began starring in Keystone romantic comedies opposite Gloria Swanson in 1915, and in Al Christie romantic comedies in 1917


1920

Colleen Moore - This was in 1920, and it was a good move because it allowed her to work on her comic timing, and because the arrangement she had made with Al Christie allowed her to go out and look for other work while with the comic troupe


1921

Jimmie Adams - In 1921 Adams starred in two-reel comedies for Educational Pictures and Al Christie


1927

Ann Christy - That same year, she *awarded an Al Christie comedy leading lady film contract in May 1927


1933

Al Christie formed a partnership with his brother Charles to form Christie Film Company which lasted until 1933 when the company went into receivership add something


Al Christie died in 1951 add something