Knowledge Identifier: +David_Horsley
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1873.
Countries: United States (71%), Canada (14%), (14%)
Linked to: Centaur Film Company, Motion Picture Patents Company, Nestor Film Company
In April 1912, the Universal Film Company was formed and David Horsley and other small studios merged, each accepting shares in Universal as payment for their business
However, the peaceful merger soon turned sour and in 1913 Horsley sold his interest to Carl Laemmle
By the spring of 1917, he had outfitted his new operations in Los Angeles at Main and Washington streets however a series of setbacks cost Horsley his entire fortune and left him in debt