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Educational Pictures (or Educational Film Exchanges, Inc.) was founded by E.W. Hammons during the silent movie era. Educational released many silent comedies including comedies starring Buster Keaton. Educational also for a period in the 1920s, released silent cartoons including Felix the Cat. Later Educational handled short subjects for Fox Film Corporation. A silent film is a film which has no accompanying soundtrack. ... The famous Felix pace as seen in Oceantics (1930) Felix the Cat is a cartoon character. ... The Fox Film Corporation was an American company which produced motion pictures, formed in 1915 when founder William Fox merged two companies he had established in 1913: Greater New York Film Rental, a distribution firm, which was part of the Independents; and Fox (or Box, depending on the source) Office...


In 1928, animator Paul Terry signed a distribution deal with Educational to distribute his cartoons via Fox. Educational continued handling shorts and cartoons for Fox and 20th Century Fox, until 1938, when they shut down. The Fox Broadcasting Company, usually referred to as just Fox, is a television network in the United States. ... Fox Plaza, the company headquarters. ...


Logo

Educational Pictures had a logo of a genie's lamp, above which the words "Educational Pictures" appeared formed by the smoke from the lamp. Below the lamp, enclosed in quotation marks were the words "THE SPICE OF THE PROGRAM". A logotype, commonly known as a logo, is the graphic element of a trademark or brand, which is set in a special typeface/font, or arranged in a particular, but legible, way. ...


The appearance of the logo was somewhat unique to Educational. The shorts would begin with the opening title card, usually having "E.W. Hammons presents" at the top, followed by the title of the short. At the bottom was a small Educational Pictures logo. Below the logo was a copyright byline, sometimes followed by E.W. Hammons' name.


Before the short actually started, the Educational logo would appear full screen. Normally, movie studios would have their logo appear full screen before the opening titles and sometimes at the end. Educational did their logo after the opening credits.


At the end, there would be a standard end title card with the mini-logo for Educational Pictures appearing somewhere in the end title.


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Educational Pictures - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (281 words)
Educational Pictures (or Educational Film Exchanges, Inc.) was a film distributor founded by E.
Educational also for a period in the 1920s, released silent cartoons including Felix the Cat.
Educational Pictures had a logo of a genie's lamp, above which the words "Educational Pictures" appeared formed by the smoke from the lamp.
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