Official Films is formed by producer Leslie Winik to distribute home movies.
Shortly after his success with the revived Pathegram line, Eugene Castle splits with Pathe and creates a home movies division at his distribution company, Castle Films.
Film editor and distributor, Eugene Castle, revives Pathe’s Pathegram line of home movies. The first release, Hindenburg Explodes!, is a huge success, taking in a reported $40,000-$50,000 (nearly $1 million today) in the first few days.
Established in the early early 1930s as a film developer and home movies distributor, HFE licenses Walt Disney short cartoons in 1934 to be sold on the home market.
Kodak launches 8mm film, intended for amateur use.