Studio Films (Spain)

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Background: Studio Films was a short-lived film company founded in 1915 by Joan Solà Mestres and Alfredo Fontanals Solé in Barcelona. The company focused on serial films (after the success of Los Misterios de Barcelona, produced by Hispano Films in 1915), being the most important Las Máscaras Negras, produced in 1919 and released in 1920.This company also created a magazine called Revista Española or Revista Studio, which published 50 numbers between 1915 and 1920 (when the magazine disappeared).The company closed down in 1922.


Studio Films (1919)
Nicknames: “Spanish Tiger From Hell”, “Tiger Productions' Grandpa”

Logo: On a dark background, we see the head of a lion (with its left half shadowed), which looks like it is roaring. A stylized "Studio" in white is projected out the mouth of the lion, while from there a dark "Films" is projected outside.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Only seen on Spanish serial
<a href="" target="_self">Las Máscaras Negras</a>. Furthermore, it was seen on a poster of the film <a href="" target="_self">El Otro</a>, produced in 1919, and on the cover of some of the <a class="external" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">publications of the company's magazine</a>.

Editor's Note:
It depends on what you think about this logo. Even though the logo is silent and doesn't have any special effects, the lion, darkness and still nature can scare some people. But this is one of the oldest known scary logos ever next to The Oz Film Manufacturing Company.