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Doty-Dayton Productions (Firm)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1973-1979
  • Existence: active 2003-

Administrative History

Doty-Dayton Productions (est. 1973) is a motion picture production company in California.

Doty-Dayton Productions was established by George Ellis Doty and Lyman Dayton in 1973, and was incorporated in 1974. The company focused on producing family-friendly content, including the films Where the Red Fern Grows, and Against a Crooked Sky. The company was dissolved in 1979.

Citation

New historical dictionary of the American film industry, 2014 (Doty-Dayton Productions; est. 1973 by George Ellis Doty and Lyman Dayton; incorp. 1974; produced family-friendly films, including Where the Red Fern Grows, and Against a Crooked Sky; ceased operations 1979; succeeded by Dayton Stewart Productions)

Doty-Dayton Productions website, via WWW, July 3, 2018

IMDB, via WWW, July 3, 2018 (active 1974-1976, 2003-2016)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Doty-Dayton Productions records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2432
Scope and Contents Contains production company records on financing, production, distribution, advertising, contracts, photographs, audio tapes, soundtracks, and reports. Motion pictures documented include Rivals, Where the Red Fern Grows, Seven Alone, Pony Express Rider, and Against a Crooked Sky. Includes 35 mm and 16 mm prints of produced films, as well as files on unproduced projects such as preliminary research and scripts. Also contains the personal papers of company founder Lyman Dayton.
Dates: 1956-1983